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ENB - Region 1 Notices

Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The Nassau County Legislature, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sale and Redevelopment of 101 County Seat Drive, Garden City will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the disposition and redevelopment of a 21.4-acre County-owned property and associated parking, formerly the location of the Nassau County Health and Human Services Division. The project is located on the northwest corner of County Seat Drive and 11th Street, Village of Garden City, Town of Hempstead, New York.

Contact: Eric D. Eichhenlaub, Nassau County Legislature, One West Street, Mineola, NY 11501, Phone: (516) 571-4321.


Negative Declaration and Public Scoping

Suffolk County - The New York State Department of State, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Designation of Scenic Areas of Statewide Significance in the Town and Village of East Hampton will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. Written comments on the Draft Negative Declaration will be accepted until September 21, 2007. A public scoping session will be held on September 6, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the East Hampton Town Hall Courtroom, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. The action involves the designation of nine Scenic Areas of Statewide Significance (SASS) in the Town and Village of East Hampton under the NYS Coastal Management Program (CMP), Executive Law Article 42 (Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act) and 19 NYCRR 602. The project is located 159 Pantiago Road, East Hampton, New York.

Contact: Dennis Mildner, Phone: (518) 474-4457, E-mail: Dennis.Mildner@dos.state.ny.us.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Suffolk County - The Town of Riverhead Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan of the Shops at Riverhead may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on September 6, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY. The action involves the proposal to construct a retail facility consisting of 12 buildings having an aggregate footprint of 480,990 square feet and 519,741 square feet of gross floor area on 41.5 acres of land zoned Destination Retail Center (DRC). The project is located on the northside of Old Country Road approximately 1,200 feet east of Kroemer Avenue, Riverhead Hamlet and Township, New York.

Contact: Richard Hanley, Town of Riverhead Planning Department, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead NY 11901, Phone: (631) 727-3200 ext. 239.



Suffolk County - The Town of Brookhaven Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sandy Hills @ Middle Island may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on August 21, 2007 at 3:30 p.m. at the Planning Division Meeting Room 2, Town of Brookhaven Town Hall, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738. The action involves the change of zone of a 38.6 acre parcel from A-1 residence and J-2 Business to Multifamily (MF) and J-6 Business. The project proposes the development of 134 residential units (including 72 flats, 32 townhouses, 14 duplex units, 6 triplex units and 10 single family units), 13000 square feet of commercial space, and a 5,800 square feet village club house for the residents of the development. An on-site sewage treatment plant is proposed to treat sanitary waste. The project is located on the south side Bailey Road 227 feet east of Rocky Point Yaphank Road, Middle Island, New York.

Contact: Dennis M. Cole, Town of Brookhaven Planning Division, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738, Phone: (631) 451-6455, E-mail: dcole@brookhaven.org.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The Town of Southampton Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Greek Orthodox Church. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on August 23, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968. Public comments to be received for not less than 10 days following the public hearing. The action involves the application for a new church building, the construction of a cultural center and the conversion of the existing church into a community center with associated parking improvements on a 3.8-acre parcel. The project is located northwest corner of St Andrews Road and Nicholas Court, Shinnecock Hills, Town of Southampton, New York.

Contact:
Claire Vale, Department of Land Management, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968, Phone: (631) 287-5735.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Suffolk County - The Town of Brookhaven Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Accepting Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement for Town of Brookhaven Community Preservation Fund. The action involves Section 64-f of the New York Town Law authorizing the Town of Brookhaven to establish a 2 percent real estate transfer tax which will be deposited in the Brookhaven Community Preservation Fund for the purpose of acquiring open space to preserve the Town's natural resources and community character. Section 64-f requires that the Town adopt a Community Preservation Project Plan that lists the properties to be acquired, priorities for acquisition, and provides a detailed evaluation of all land use alternatives to preserve community character. The Town's Community Preservation Project Plan includes a program that creates and transfers Community Preservation Fund Development Rights. To establish the Town of Brookhaven Community Preservation Fund, the Town will be enacting Chapter 63 "Community Preservation" which will be comprised of three articles: Article I "Community Preservation Fund" which establishes the Community Preservation Fund, Article II "Community Preservation Project Plan" which adopts the required "Community Preservation Project Plan" and Article III "Community Preservation Fund Real Estate Transfer Tax" which creates the real estate transfer tax. Also, enacting amendments to Chapter 85 Article XXXVA, of the Town of Brookhaven Town Code, Transfer of Development Rights (CPF). The project is located in the Town of Brookhaven, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738.

Contact:
Dennis M. Cole, Town of Brookhaven Planning Division, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738, Phone: (631) 451-6455, E-mail: dcole@brookhaven.org.








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