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SECTION 57-0111
Long Island Pine Barrens maritime reserve council
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 57, TITLE 1
§ 57-0111. Long Island Pine Barrens maritime reserve council.

1. There is hereby established, within the department, a Long Island
Pine Barrens maritime reserve council to help local governments and the
state coordinate the efforts of all municipal, county, state and federal
agencies involved in the management of the preserve and to oversee and
prepare a comprehensive intergovernmental management plan for the Long
Island Pine Barrens maritime reserve that the state and local
governments may adopt.

2. The council shall be composed of seventeen voting members. The
governor shall appoint three members. The county executive of the county
of Suffolk, with the advice and consent of the county legislature, shall
appoint four members. The town supervisors of the towns of Riverhead,
Southold, Shelter Island, Southampton, East Hampton and Brookhaven shall
each appoint one member. The commissioner or his or her designee, the
commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation or his or
her designee, the secretary of state or his or her designee for purposes
of matters related to coastal resources and the commissioner of economic
development or his or her designee for purposes of tourism shall serve
as ex-officio members. All members, except ex-officio members shall be
residents of the county of Suffolk and shall have demonstrated expertise
in the functional areas to be addressed by the commission. All initial
appointments shall be made within sixty days of the effective date of
this title.

3. Members of the council shall serve for a term of two years or
thereafter until a successor is appointed. A chairperson shall be
designated by the governor. The council shall elect a vice-chairperson
and such other officers as it may determine are necessary for the
conduct of its duties.

4. Ten members of the council shall constitute a quorum.

5. The members of the council shall serve without compensation.