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Public Notice

County: Ulster

Lead Agency: New York Sate Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - Thomas R. Kelly

Contact Person: Robert Messenger, Regional Forester

Address: NYS DEC Region 3
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561

Phone Number: (845) 256-3004

Project Location: Balsam Lake Wild Forest, Town of Hardenburgh, Ulster County

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a TRP application ( #4280) to allow a group camping event of 45 people at Alder Lake from September 14th - 16th.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Applicant: Ulster County
244 Fair Street
Box 1800
Kingston, NY 12401

Project Name: Ulster County Open Space Plan and Program

Project Location: Ulster County

Project Description:
Ulster County is proposing to adopt, as part of its comprehensive plan, an "Open Space Plan." The Open Space Plan is a management framework that provides a means for County coordination of open space to protect efforts at the local, county and regional levels by embracing scientific, legal, financial, and participatory tools to determine our important open space resources as well as where and how the county grows. The framework contains four strategic action areas: Leadership, Linking, Learning, and Leverage. These are focused so as to provide recommendations for land conservation, capacity building to employ open space protection as part of development decisions, a clearinghouse of information on resources and practices, and a structure for coordination and collaboration among all stakeholders. The Plan also makes a series of recommendations on goals and actions for the protection of specific open space resources: Protected Open Space, Water Resources, Working Landscapes, Ecological Communities, Landforms and Natural Features, Cultural/Historic Resources, and Recreational Resources.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
The Plan is a Type I Action under SEQR. A determination of significance has not yet been made.

SEQR Lead Agency:
Ulster County is the only involved agency.

Copies of the Study:
Copies of the Plan entitled "Ulster County Open Space Plan" are available through the contact person below and may be viewed or downloaded at the following website address: http://www.co.ulster.ny.us/planning/ospace.shtml.

Opportunity for Public Comment:
Informational meeting on the Plan will be held as follows
Wed., Sept. 19 Ellenville - Library
Mon., Sept. 24 Saugerties - Senior Center
Tues., Sept. 25 New Paltz - BOCES
Thurs., Sept. 27 Woodstock - Community Center
Mon., Oct. 1 Marlboro - Library
Wed., Oct. 3 Kingston - County Office Building (Public Hearing)

Comments on this plan must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than October 14, 2007.

Contact Person:
Jennifer Schwartz
Ulster County Planning Board
244 Fair Street
Box 1800
Kingston, NY, 12402
Phone: (845) 340-3340

Negative Declaration

Sullivan County - The Town of Bethel Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Mill Hollow Conservation Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves 48.8 acres of land which has been subdivided in accordance with the conservation subdivision code for the Town of Bethel. The project is located on Odell Road in the Town of Bethel, New York.

Contact: Leon Smith, Town of Bethel Planning Board, 3454 State Route 55, P.O. Box 244, White Lake, NY 12786, Phone: (845) 583-1060.

Positive Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Rhinebeck Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan Akiva Yeshiva and Religious Retreat may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the establishment of a Akiva Yeshiva and Religious Retreat on a 112 acre parcel. The project is within the Town's R-5A Zoning District, the Town and State's Local Waterfront Revitalization Area, the Estate District Scenic Area of Statewide Significance and the State and Federal Hudson River National Historic Landmark District, and adjacent to Dutchess County Certified Agricultural District No. 20. The project is located on Morton Road in the Town of Rhinebeck, New York.

Contact: John Verricchio, Town of Rhinebeck Planning Board, 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572, Phone: (845) 876-3408.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS

Sullivan County - The Town Board of the Town of Hurley, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact person until October 5, 2007. The action involves the adoption of a Comprehensive master plan for the Town of Hurley, prepared November 2006. The project is located town-wide in the Town of Hurley, New York.

Contact: Michael C. Smith, Town of Hurley, Town Hall, 10 Wamsley Place, Hurley, NY 12443, Mailing Address: P.O. Box 569, Hurley, NY 12443-0569, Phone: ( 845) 331-7474.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Landmark at Eastview. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 26, 2007 at 7:15 p.m. at the Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted following the close of the public hearing. The action involves the rezoning of a 100.17- acre site to permit the construction of 446 age restricted residential units (270 flats, 130 town houses and 46 single-family attached homes) in a Planned Unit Development (PUD). The site is currently undeveloped and is zoned as Office Business (OB), Multifamily (M-6), and Multifamily Residence (M-10) Districts. The proposal requires a zoning change to PUD, an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Greenburgh to allow increased heights in the PUD, site plan approval, and subdivision approval. The project is located between Saw Mill Parkway to the west, Saw Mill River Road (Route 9A) to the east, Old Saw Mill River Road and the Madison Square Garden training facility/Laboratory properties to the north and various distribution facilities to the south in the Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Mark T. Stellato, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1505.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Westchester County - The Village of Dobbs Ferry Planning Board and Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Waters Edge at Dobbs Ferry Residential Subdivision. The action involves the proposed construction of an eleven lot residential subdivision and associated infrastructure on an existing 4.4-acre parcel of land. The project is located on Atilda, Fairlawn and Constance Avenues in the southwest portion of the Village of Dobbs Ferry, Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Jack Goldstein, Village of Dobbs Ferry, Dobbs Ferry Village Hall, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

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