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ENB - Region 9 Notices

Negative Declaration

Allegany County - The Town of Caneadea, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Route 19 Water District Extension and Treatment System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of approximately 2,250 linear feet of water main connecting the water treatment plant to the Houghton Water District, a water treatment plant next to the existing wastewater treatment plant, 4,500 linear feet of water main from the well house to the water treatment plant, a back up well including 1,600 linear feet of water main from the well to the water treatment plant, and approximately 51,880 linear feet of water main to extend the water district to the town line. The project is located in the Town of Caneadea, along NYS Route 19, between the hamlets of Houghton and Oramel, New York.

Contact: Phillip G. Stockin, Town of Caneadea, NYS Route 19, Box 596, Caneadea, NY 14717, Phone: (585) 365-2928, E-mail: caneadeatown@hotmail.com.


Erie County - The Town of Grand Island Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Niagara Falls Campground and related pond / clay mine will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of 336 camp sites and amenities, including a 7.5 acre man-made pond as depicted in the Site Plan Application and Drawings prepared by EnSol, Inc. Phase 1 is to include 38 cabins, 44 tent sites and 58 RV/trailer sites and Phase 2 will have 196 additional sites possible. The entire Project Site is zoned CR (Commercial Recreational) and the proposed use of the Project Site is expressly permitted within the existing zoning classification of the Project Site with the exception of the 7.5 acre pond which requires the creation of a Mining Overlay District. The action includes all proposed improvements on the Project Site including the installation of private water distribution, a privately owned and maintained septic system, storm drainage facilities, utilities (electric, gas, phone and cable TV), roadways, installation of proposed recreation elements (paths/trails) and use appurtenances (bathhouses, dump station, office/camp store, pool, chapel, lodge, etc.). The project is on a 66.72 acre property located on the northern side of Whitehaven Road and east of 6th Street in the Town of Grand Island, New York.

Contact: Robert Westfall, Town of Grand Island, 2255 Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY 14072, Phone: (716) 773-9600 ext. 635.



Erie County - The City of Buffalo Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Canisius High School will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal to enhance and expand the Canisius High School facilities. The proposed development involves the demolition of the existing Frauenheim Hall and the construction in its place of a new field house. In addition, a new math and science wing will be constructed on the West Ferry Street side of the building on what is currently a grass practice field. As part of the project the current exit from campus onto Cleveland Avenue will be eliminated and a new exit onto Delaware Avenue from the south parking lot will be constructed. The project is located at 1180 Delaware Avenue in the city of Buffalo, New York.

Contact: Martin Grunzweig, City of Buffalo Planning Board, Room 901, Buffalo City Hall, Phone: (716) 851-5085.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS

Erie County - The Town of Tonawanda, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed North Youngman Commerce Center. Comments will be accepted by the Town of Tonawanda for 30 calendar days following the first filing and circulation of the notice of completions. Copies of the DGEIS are available from the contact person listed below. The DGEIS is available electronically at: www.tonawanda.ny.us and can be reviewed at the Town of Tonawanda Public Library-Kenmore Branch located at 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore, NY 14217. The action involves the development of a high-quality commerce center on approximately 94 acres of vacant land owned by the Town of Tonawanda. The town will provide the necessary infrastructure (i.e. roads, water, and sewer) for the project site. The development of individual parcels on the project site will be conducted by private developers. The project is located immediately north of Interstate 290 (I-290) and east of East Park Drive in the Town of Tonawanda, New York.

Contact: Cal Champlin, Town of Tonawanda, Municipal Building Room 14, 2919 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217-2395.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Erie County - The Town of Orchard Park Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Knoche Farms Estate Subdivision. The action involves the development of a 97 lot subdivision on vacant land which is zoned R-2. The project is located on the north side of Milestrip Road and west of Transit Road in the Town of Orchard Park, New York.

Contact: Remy C. Orffeo, Town of Orchard Park, S4295 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park, NY 14127, Phone: (716) 662-6432.



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