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Public Notice

County: Greene

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

Project Title: Draft Amendment to the Windham High Peak Wild Forest Unit Management Plan

Contact Person: Frank Parks

Address: NYS DEC Region 4 Suboffice
65561 State Highway 10, Suite One
Stamford, NY 12167-9503

E-Mail: feparks@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Phone: (607) 652-7365

Project Location: Town of Windham in Greene County

Project Description: The action involves the release of a draft amendment to the 1994 Windham High Peak Wild Forest unit management plan. The draft amendment is being released for public review and comment. Proposed management actions in the draft amendment include:

1. Designation of multiple use trails for hiking, mountain bicycling, cross country skiing. This will include layout, design, and construction activities.

2. Expansion of trailhead parking, including design and construction activities.

Both of the actions will require minor tree cutting within the guidelines of LF-91-2, Policy for Cutting and Removal of Trees in the Forest Preserve.

Public comments will be accepted by the contact person until May 19, 2008.


Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Village Board of the Village of Altamont, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of the Village of Altamont Zoning Amendments will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the Village of Altamont's comprehensive plan in accordance with Section 7-722 of Village Law. The Plan includes the statement of goals and objectives for the orderly growth of the Village. Included in the Plan are demographic statistics, past and present land uses, public opinion surveys and recommendations for the Village to use and/or adopt in order to reach the aforementioned goals and objectives. This action implements that plan, in part, through zoning regulations to control the future growth and development within the village. The project is located within the municipal boundary of the Village of Altamont, New York.

Contact: Village Mayor, 115 Main Street, Altamont, NY 12009, Phone: (518) 861-8554.



Delaware County - The Town of Deposit, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law #1 of 2008 Creating Town of Deposit Site Plan Review Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the implementation of recommendations contained within the recently adopted Comprehensive Plan. The project is located throughout the Town of Deposit, New York.

Contact:
Tom Axtell, Town of Deposit, 3 Elm Street, Deposit, New York, Phone: (607) 467-4208, E-mail: Cheryl3@tds.net.


Rensselaer County - The Village of Nassau Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Nassau EMS Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed construction of a new 4,850 square foot ambulance facility. The proposal includes the clearing of approximately one acre of land to accommodate a single ambulance bay with associated community room, offices, kitchen and sleeping quarters. The site will also include a new driveway, walkways, parking spaces, utility (water and power) and commercial septic. The project is located north of the junction of McClellan and Waterbury roads in the Village of Nassau, New York.

Contact: Thomas R. Snow, Jr., Village of Nassau Planning Board, P.O. Box 47, Nassau, NY 12123.


Rensselaer County - The Schodack Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Construction of Water Transmission Main will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of approximately 5,850 feet of 12 inch water transmission main, connecting the town's water supply pump/treatment station to the existing 12 inch main in water district #8. It will support existing water districts #'s 2a, 2b, 4, 5, 8 and future #9 and allow disconnection from the Town of East Greenbush's water system. The project is located in the Town of Schodack, New York, north of the intersection of NYS Route 150 and US Routes 9 and 20, northwestward through an abandoned gravel mine, east of US Routes 9 & 20 and Interstate 90.

Contact: Beth Knauf Secor, Town of Schodack, 265 Schuurman Road, Castleton, NY 12033 (mailing address: P.O. Box 436, East Schodack, NY 12063) Phone: (518) 477-7918, E-mail: bethk.secor@schodack.org.






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