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NOTICE OF ISSUANCE OF A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Please take notice that the Town of North Hempstead through the Town of North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority (the "Authority") shall make available at the Authority's offices located at 802 West Shore Road, Port Washington, New York a draft request for proposals pursuant to Section 120-w of the New York State General Municipal Law to solicit information for the preparation of a final request for proposals for transfer station operation and maintenance, and solid waste transport, recycling and disposal starting May 1, 2010 ("DRFP"). Copies of the DRFP shall be available to prospective proposers on and after September 12, 2007 for a NON-REFUNDABLE fee of $75.00, payable by cash, check or money order to the North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority. Proposers are requested to register with the Authority in order to receive all relevant communications and addenda concerning the DRFP. A copy of the DRFP will be filed with the Town Clerk, and additional copies will be made available to the general public free of charge, but no assurance can be given that further communications or addenda will be available to a recipient absent registration and payment of the fee.

In this DRFP, the Authority seeks proposals for the operation and maintenance of its transfer station, and for the loading, transportation, recycling and disposal of the Authority's solid waste and recyclables for a term commencing on May 1, 2010 and extending for a term of 10 years with three five-year renewal options. Proposers will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the transfer station located at 999 West Shore Road in Roslyn, New York with the exception of the scale, scalehouse and former shredder/baler building (old incinerator building), including operating, maintaining, and repairing all equipment, including rolling stock and containers necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the transfer station. The current New York State Department of Environmental Conservation permit limit for solid waste and recyclables for the transfer station is 1,090 tons per day. Proposers will be required to provide hauling services for all solid waste and recyclables delivered to the facility. Proposers will also be required to process and market all recyclables delivered to the facility. Proposers will be required to furnish all labor, insurance, bonds and equipment necessary to perform the contract services.

Written comments on the DRFP will be accepted by the Authority through November 13, 2007, unless otherwise extended. Comments should be directed to Michael P. Engelmann, Executive Director, Town of North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority, 802 West Shore Road, Port Washington, New York 11050. A Comments Conference for proposers and the general public will be held on October 24, 2007 at the Authority Conference Room located at 802 West Shore Road, Port Washington, New York 11050 at 10:30 a.m. for the purpose of providing proposers with an opportunity to raise questions and make suggestions regarding the DRFP. The Authority's transfer station will be available for inspection on the day of the Comments Conference and a tour will be conducted immediately following the Conference. Attendance at the Comments Conference is recommended, but not mandatory. The Authority will issue a Final Request for Proposals no earlier than ten days after the close of the comment period.

The Authority reserves the right to reject and declare invalid any or all proposals and to waive any informalities or irregularities in the proposals received, all in the best interests of the Authority.

The Authority encourages minorities and women-owned business to participate in the procurement process.

Michael P. Engelmann
Executive Director
Town of North Hempstead
Solid Waste Management Authority


Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Huntington Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Veterans Parks Complex - Park Improvements of 4 Parks will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed development of new recreational improvements at the Veterans Parks Complex. Improvements are proposed for an existing Town and School District-owned park - Veterans Park (new entrance roadway, veterans memorial plaza, Boundless playground, concrete skatepark, parking area, rehabilitation of the existing upper lighted soccer /athletic field), Town-owned Veterans Nature Study Area (trails, nature center), and Town-owned Meadowlark Park (trails, parking area) - and for a new 20-acre active recreation area on County-owned land known as Knolls Park (parking area, two regulation size lighted synthetic athletic fields, four Little League fields, two tee-ball fields, trails). The Town Board has authorized traffic calming and streetscaping as mitigation to potential traffic impact. New lighting will be Town Code compliant. The project is located on the north side of Bellerose Avenue, Hamlet of East Northport, Town of Huntington, New York.

Contact: Anthony Aloisio / Margo Myles, Town of Huntington Department of Planning and Environment, 100 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743, Phone: (631) 351-3196, E-mail: mmyles@town.huntington.ny.us.


Suffolk County - The Huntington Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Manor Field Park Redevelopment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves new proposed recreational improvements which will include expanded parking area, a regulation size lighted synthetic athletic field, one relocated lighted softball field and a playground/splash park. All areas that will be affected have been previously cleared and/or presently contain improvements. There will be no displacement of existing facilities. Lighting will be upgraded to meet new Town Code requirements. The project is located on the north side of East Fifth Street, Hamlet of Huntington Station, Town of Huntington, New York.

Contact: Anthony Aloisio / Margo Myles, Town of Huntington Department of Planning and Environment, 100 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743, Phone: (631) 351-3196, E-mail: mmyles@town.huntington.ny.us.


Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Change of New York State Wild, Scenic and Recreational River designation from Recreational to Community within the Peconic River corridor for Suffolk County Center at Riverhead will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a change, at the request of Suffolk County, to the New York State Wild, Scenic and Recreational River (WSRR) designation of the Suffolk County Center at Riverhead from its current Recreational category to a Community category. A total of 55.1 acres of county-owned and occupied land are proposed to undergo this change in WSRR designation. This area is regulated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 666 - Regulation for Administration and Management of the Wild, Scenic and Recreational River System in New York State (the authorizing statute for which is Article 15, Title 27 of the Environmental Conservation Law). The project area is the Suffolk County Center at Riverhead located on the south side of Nugent Drive (County Road 94, also known as State Route 24), on the west side of East Moriches-Riverhead Road (County Road 51) in the hamlet of Riverhead, Town of Southampton, New York.

Contact: John W. Pavacic, NYS DEC-Region 1, Division of Environmental Permits, 50 Circle Road, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409, Phone: (631) 444-0365.


Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Change of New York State Wild, Scenic and Recreational River designation from Recreational to Community within the Peconic River corridor for an area of Riverhead along the north shore of the Peconic River will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a change, at the request of the Town of Riverhead, to the New York State Wild, Scenic and Recreational River (WSRR) designation of a portion of the hamlet of Riverhead from its current Recreational category to a Community category. A total of 134.27 acres of predominantly private and developed land is proposed to undergo this change in WSRR designation. This area is regulated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 666 - Regulation for Administration and Management of the Wild, Scenic and Recreational River System in New York State (the authorizing statute for which is Article 15, Title 27 of the Environmental Conservation Law). The project area is located north of the Peconic River between Mill Road to the west and Grangebel Park and Peconic Avenue to the east with the major portion lying north of Route 25 between Mill Road and Raynor Avenue and south of Pulaski Street and the remainder lying generally south of State Route 25 in the hamlet of Riverhead, Town of Riverhead, New York.

Contact: John W. Pavacic, NYS DEC-Region 1, Division of Environmental Permits, 50 Circle Road, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409, Phone: (631) 444-0365.


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 September 20, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted for not less than 10 days following the public hearing. The action involves 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 on the northwest corner of St. Andrews Road and Nicholas Court, Shinnecock Hills, Town of Southampton, New York.

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


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