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ENB - Region 9 Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE

BROWNFIELD CLEANUP PROGRAM

Site Name: 200 Delaware Ave. Project
Site Address: 200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
County: Erie County
Site No.: C915214
Requestor: Uniquest Delaware, LLC

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) pursuant to State Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 27-1400 et seq. The BCP was created to encourage the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties known as brownfields. The requestor indicated above has submitted a BCP application for the site indicated above.

NYSDEC will accept public comments concerning the application. A copy of the application and other appropriate documents (application package) is available in the site document repository located at the address indicated below.

NYSDEC will review the application package and public comments received and then make a determination on the eligibility of the application.

Comments should be submitted by August 3, 2007 to:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation - Region 9 Office
270 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203
Attention: Marty Doster

Repository address:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203


Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Danile and Marilyn Schimek Wetland Reserve Program Proposal will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a USDA/NRCS Wetland Reserve Program (WRP) wetland restoration and enhancement project to improve wildlife habitat within a 285.1 acre WRP permanent easement site in and adjacent to State regulated Freshwater Wetland CK-2. The project involves restoring aquatic and emergent wetland habitat by constructing an approximate 2,500 foot long earthen berm, with a water control structure and a complex of potholes, with connecting level ditches to create open-water areas for waterfowl and amphibian habitat. The project is located on the west side of Dredge Road, approximately 7,400 feet southeast of the intersection of Dredge Road and County Route 313 in the Town of Cherry Creek, New York.

Contact: Mary E. Hohmann, NYSDEC Region 9 Alleghany Sub-Office, 182 East Union - Suite 3, Alleghany, NY 14706, Phone: (716) 372-6242.


Chautauqua County - The Town Board of the Town of Sheridan, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local law Number 2 of the year 2007 entitled "Amending the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Sheridan Adopting Cluster Subdivision Development, Definitions, Rules, and Regulations for the Town of Sheridan" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal to adopt an amendment to the Town of Sheridan Zoning Ordinance by local law which would adopt cluster subdivision development definitions, rules, and regulations in the Town of Sheridan and create a seperate zoning district in the which cluster development would be allowed under certain conditions. The project is located in the Town of Sheridan, New York.

Contact: John H. Walker II, Town of Sheridan, 2702 Route 20, P.O. Box 116, Sheridan, NY 14135, Phone: (716) 672-4174.


Chautauqua County - The Town Board of the Town of Pomfret, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law Number 2 of the year 2007 Entitled "2007 Zoning Amendments, Amending Local Law number 1 of 1995 of the Town of Pomfret" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal to adopt amendment to Local Law number 1 of 1995 to amend, modify, and enact certain changed to Article II, Definitions; Article XI, square footage; Article VI, heavy vehicles, repealing Section 621; Article VI, trash storage, repealing existing sections 635A and 635B and creating new section 635A and 635B; Aritcle VI, Section 615 Fences/walls; Article V, Section 509 Established Front Yards; Article VI, Section 634 Seasonal Recreation Camps; Article XII, Section 1202, Penalties; Repealing existing Section 1202. The project is located Town of Pomfret, New York.

Contact: Donald R. Steger, Town of Pomfret, 9 Day Street, Fredonia, NY 14063, Phone: (716) 672-6888.


Negative Declaration

Niagara County - The City of Niagara Falls, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Center Court Revitalization will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the project entails the construction (in 2 phases) of a total of 253 single family and duplex housing units (with a separate community center) on a 31.4 +/- acre site that includes the demolition of the 26 buildings that constitute Center Court (phase II) and the city-maintained preservation of the park and pool facility east of 15th Street, all as shown on the Overall Site Plan. The project is located bounded by Beech Avenue, 20th Centre Avenue and 13th Street, Niagara Falls, New York.

Contact: Thomas DeSantis, Phone: (716) 286-4462, E-mail: Thomas.Desantis@niagarafallsny.gov.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Cattaraugus County - The Town of Ellicottville Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Songbird Subdivision may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted July 20, 2007. The draft scope and application materials are available for review on Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ellicottville Town Hall, 1 West Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731. The action involves a proposed 18 unit townhouse development. The site is located in both the Town of Ellicottville and the Town of Mansfield. The townhouses would be located in the Town of Ellicottville, except that one unit is located partially in the Town of Mansfield. The units would be served by a one-way private driveway, with the entrance in the Town of Ellicottville from NYS Route 242 and the exit in the Town of Mansfield on Hencoop Hollow Road, a town road. Water supply service would be provided by the Town of Ellicottville Consolidated Water District Number 1. Sanitary sewer service would be provided by the Town of Ellicottville Sanitary Sewer District Number 1. The project is located on Route 242 West, Town of Ellicottville, New York.

Contact: Carol Horowitz, Town of Ellicottville, 1 West Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731, Phone: (716) 373-2289.



Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Erie County - The Town of Hamburg Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Villas at Brierwood and Brierwood Square. The action involves the rezoning of approximately 43 acres of land from R-A (Residential Agriculture) to PUD (Planned Unit Development) and the construction of an Active Adult Lifestyle Community consisting of 150 ranch style condominium units called The Villas at Brierwood and 25,410+/- square feet of retail/ office space called Brierwood Square. In addition, three single family residential lots will be created, two 0.275 acre lots fronting Pleasant Avenue and one 0.38 acre lot fronting Amsdell Road. A community club house, pool, fitness center, and walking trails will be incorporated into the project for use by the residents, with the nature trail available for public use. The project is located on the southeast of the intersection of Southwestern Boulevard (US 20) and Amsdell Road in the Town of Hamburg, New York.

Contact: Andrew C. Reilly, Hamburg Town Planning Consultant, S6100 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075, Phone: (716) 649-6111.









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