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ENB - Region 5 Notices

Public Notice

County: Essex

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - Town of Minerva DPW

Contact Person: Michael Curley, Supervising Forester

Address: NYS DEC
PO Box 220
232 Hudson Street
Warrensburg, NY 12885

Phone Number: (518) 623-1275

Project Location: Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest and Hudson Gorge Primitive Area, Town of Minerva

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing a TRP application to allow the Town of Minerva's Department of Public Works to cut 34 trees over approximately 5 miles and also to prune trees and cut brush and on Forest Preserve land along Northwoods Club Road. Comments will be accepted until July 11, 2007.

County: Washington

Christian Sander
572 Route 149
Lake George, NY 12845

Office: Lake George Park Commission
PO Box 749
75 Fort George Road
Lake George, NY 12845

Phone: (518) 668-9347

Contact: Molly Gallagher

Project Number: 5328-10-07

Location: Pilot Knob, Town of Fort Ann, New York

Comment Period Ends: June 29, 2007

Project Description: Construction of a 59 foot long, 6 foot wide pier and a 59 foot long, 23 foot wide L-shaped dock and construction of an open-sided, rock-filled timber cribs to be used as support for wharfs.

Negative Declaration

Warren County - The Adirondack Park Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adirondack Park Agency Approval of Town of Johnsburg Local Land Use Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Town Board Resolution #117 dated April 3, 2007. The Town of Johnsburg has submitted a proposed new Zoning Law, Subdivision Control Law, On-Site Wastewater Treatment Law, Junk Storage Law and Town Zoning Map to the Adirondack Park Agency for the purpose of seeking transfer of jurisdiction over Class B regional project review pursuant to Section 807 of the Adirondack Park Agency Act. The proposed local laws and zoning map submitted on April 3, 2007 were revised from earlier submissions and subsequent to local public hearings held on December 13, 2006 and January 11, 2007. They have been developed in consultation with and assistance from Adirondack Park Agency staff with the intention of enabling the Town of Johnsburg local land use program to satisfy the requirements of Section 807 of the APA Act. Upon the Agency's determination, or conditioned determination that it meets the requirements of the APA Act, the Town will proceed to adopt the proposed changes to their zoning law, subdivision control law, on-site wastewater treatment law, junk storage law and zoning map. The action encompasses both the Agency review/approval of the local land use program and the local adoption by the Town. The project is located in the Town of Johnsburg, New York.

Contact: James E. Connolly, Adirondack Park Agency, P.O. Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 891-4050, Email: jcconnol@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Washington County - The Easton Town Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Spiritual Life Center development project - Phase 2 of a major resubdivision plan, # 4-03-02. The Board has received a final map, documents, and the emergency response plan for the project for the lands of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany. The Spiritual Life Center provides the region access to its heli-pad for emergency service use. The Easton Planning Board has issued a Findings statement for the project. Facilities included in this year round retreat and the Convent for the Community of Saint Mary's are the Chapel, the Welcome Center, an Adult Ministry Center, a study Library, several residences, a Youth Ministry Center, and buildings and facilities for summer camp programs. The project area extends from lands within the Town of Easton to lands within the Village of Greenwich located within the Town of Easton south of the Battenkill River. Comments will be received through June 30, 2007.

Contact: Robert Stevens, Chairperson, Town of Easton Planning Board, 1071 State Route 40, Greenwich, NY 12834, phone: (518) 692-2678, fax: (518) 692-0212.

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