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ENB - Region 5 Notices

Public Notice


County: Various

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

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) Amendment - National Grid

Contact Person: Thomas Martin, Regional Forester

Address: NYS DEC - Region 5
P.O. Box 296
1115 State Rte 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296

Phone Number: (518) 897-1276

Project Location: Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest, Town of Pottersville, Warren County

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a TRP amendment ( #4119) to allow National Grid to cut 17 tallied hazard trees within the bounds of the Pottersville #42451 feeder ROW.


County: Hamilton

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservaiton (NYS DEC)

Project Title: Temporary Revokable Permit (TRP) - David Hicks

Contact Person: Rick Fenton, Supervising Forester

Address: NYS DEC
701 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 1316
Northville, NY 12134

Phone Number: (518) 863-4545 x3002
Fax: (518) 863-2546

Project Location: Bed of Raquette Lake, Town of Long Lake, Hamilton County.

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing a TRP application ( #4329) to allow Mr. David W. Hicks to remove an existing wood breakwall along the shore of Raquette Lake and replace it with a new wood breakwall extending from a point on the natural shoreline at the north end to a point set back six feet from the location of the existing breakwall on the south end. Comments will be accepted until October 31, 2007.


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Clinton

Applicant: Linda Covel
842 Mannix Road
Peru, NY 12972

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Leigh Walrath

Project Number: 2007-122

Project Title: Linda Covel

Location: Mannix Road, Town of Peru.

Comment Period Ends: November 1, 2007

Project Description: The project is after the fact approval for the construction of a water bottling plant (an industrial use) and associated commercial retail sale of water within the bottling plant. The facility will be located on the footprint of a preexisting agriculture barn which was converted into a water bottling facility without an Agency permit in 1990. The proposal includes the reconstruction of the plant (which burned in February, 2007), and utilization of two existing springs. The new facility is proposed to be a 29 foot tall natural earth tone building having a footprint of 9,950 ± square feet. In addition, the proposal includes recommencing use of two existing spring houses; a 12 foot tall spring house having a footprint of 768 ± square feet located along the Adirondack Park boundary and a 4 foot high 60 ± square foot well house located northerly of the bottling plant.



County: Essex

Applicant: Village of Saranac

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P. O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: John L. Quinn

Project Contact: Village of Saranac
c/o Cindy Garso, P.E.
North Woods Engineering
348 Lake Street
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

APA Project Number: 2007-249

Project Title: Village of Saranac Lake

Location: Village of Saranac Lake wastewater treatment plant off New York State Route 3 in the Village of Saranac Lake, Town of St. Armand.

Comment Period Ends: October 25, 2007

Project Description: The action involves a waste disposal area and a Village of Saranac Police Department vehicle impound area. The waste disposal area involves the annual disposal of less than 3,000 cubic yards of yard waste (leaves, grass clippings, garden debris, tree branches, limbs and other similar materials) by residents of the Village of Saranac Lake. Yard waste will be composted in piles for approximately 12 months (18 months maximum), piles will be aerated by turning piles weekly with a front-end loader. Brush will be chipped and added to the piles. Composted material will then be used as soil by the applicant at its parks and recreation areas. Up to approximately 10 private vehicle loads are expected per day. The waste disposal area will operate Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The vehicle impound area is a 40-foot by 75-foot area enclosed by fence and a locked gate for the storage of up to 10 vehicles impounded by the Village of Saranac Police Department. The impound area is to be paved with milled asphalt pavement. No public access to the impound area is allowed.


County: Essex

Applicant: Berneal and Jean Sweet, landowners

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Susan Parker

Project Contact: Berneal Sweet

Project Number: 2006-178

Project Title: Berneal and Jean Sweet, landowners

Location: Sunset View Road and Friends Lake, Town of Chester.

Comment Period Ends: November 1, 2007

Project Description: The action involves replacement of an existing on-site wastewater treatment system within 100 feet of wetlands.


County: Warren

Applicant: Town of Johnsburg

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P. O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Holly Kneeshaw

Project Number: 2007-166

Project Title: Town of Johnsburg, Ski Bowl Park Lift 13 Lighting and Associated Vegetative Clearing

Location: NY Route 28, North Creek, New York

Comment Period Ends: November 1, 2007

Project Description: The action involves a proposal for lighting and associated clearing on ski trails served by replacement lift for pre-existing t-bar lift at Ski Bowl Park.


Negative Declaration

Saratoga County - The Town of Wilton Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed The Paddocks Planned Unit Development District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a multi-family residential community consisting of 84 residential dwelling units, with accessory structures. The project is located on Old Gick Road, Town of Wilton, New York.

Contact: Keith R. Manz, Town of Wilton, 22 Travers Road, Gansevoort, NY 12831, Phone: (518) 587-1939, E-mail: KManz@TownofWilton.com.


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