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ENB - Region 4 Notices

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of Bethlehem Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Van Dyke Spinney - Planned Development District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application for a Planned Development District zoning district for 87.89 ± acres of a 91.87 ± acre parcel located on Van Dyke Road to allow for the construction of up to 229 dwelling units for senior citizens. The remaining 3.98 ± acres (located on the west side of Van Dyke Road) would remain within the existing Residential A zoning district and is proposed to be developed for eight (8) detached single family residences. The proposal includes construction of public sanitary sewers, water distribution facilities, a storm water collection system, sidewalks, and interior network of walking trails. All of the internal streets will be owned and maintained by the applicant. Approximately 0.60 acres of federal regulatory wetland will be impacted. Remaining wetland areas on the developed portion of the site (3.48 ± acres) will be protected. The project will be concentrated on approximately thirty two (32) acres of the site and approximately 59.87 acres will remain undeveloped.. The parcel is located on the east and west sides of Van Dyke Road, approximately 800 feet south of the intersection of Van Dyke Road and Vadney Road in the Town of Bethlehem, New York.

Contact: Michael Morelli, Town of Bethlehem, Department of Economic Development and Planning, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054, Phone: (518) 439-4955 ext. 1189, E-mail: mmorelli@townofbethlehem.org.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Schenectady County - The Town of Rotterdam, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed McLane Foodservice Distribution Facility. Copies of the FEIS are available for review at the Rotterdam Branch of the Schenectady County Library, the Rotterdam Town Clerk's Office, and on-line at www.rotterdamny.org. The action involves the reclamation of an existing mining operation (gravel); the construction of a single story main warehousing and office building of 250,000 square feet, initially consisting of 168,500 square feet, with expansion capacity on either side of the main building core, with each addition consisting of approximately 40,750 square feet; construction of a 12,800 square foot truck maintenance and refueling facility; parking areas for 141 cars, 116 trailers and 71 cabs or tractors along with an internal circulation system; on and off site utility improvements, to include construction of a new sewer forcemain, an on-site septic system, a water connection, and installation of a stormwater management system; improvements to NYS Route 7 and Old Duanesburg Road (Becker Drive) intersection and the closure of a portion of Old Duanesburg Road (Becker Drive); and a 1.02 acre off-site boundary line adjustment subdivision within the Town of Rotterdam and a 2 lot subdivision within the Town of Princetown. The project is located west of Feuz Road and south of NYS Route 7 and Becker Drive in the Towns of Rotterdam and Princetown, New York.

Contact: Peter J. Comenzo, Town of Rotterdam, 1100 Sunrise Boulevard, Rotterdam, NY 12306, Phone: (518) 355-7660, E-mail: pcomenzo@rotterdamny.org.

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