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Public Notice

Wetland Maps Filed

Subsequent to the promulgation of the final Freshwater Wetlands Maps for Orange County in 1987, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Region 3 Staff found several inaccuracies. These inaccuracies affect Orange County Maps 4 (Pine Bush Quad) and 13 (Maybrook Quad) of 26. Having fully investigated these sites, Staff sent notice of the proposed amendments to the affected landowners and published notice in local newspapers and in the Environmental Notice Bulletin. Legislative public hearings were held on May 22, 2007 and May 23, 2007. A public comment period was provided through June 11, 2007. Upon review of Staff's findings and recommendations relative to this matter, the Commissioner was satisfied that Staff appropriately responded to all oral and written comments on the proposed amendments, and that Staff's recommendations were consistent with the requirements of the Freshwater Wetlands Act and supported by the record. The Commissioner ordered that amendments be made to the final wetlands maps for Orange County Maps 4 and 13 of 26, effective May 14, 2008. A copy of the amended final maps will be filed with the office of the clerk of each affected local government and in the NYS DEC Region 3 New Paltz office.

Contact: Douglas Gaugler, NYS DEC Region 3 Headquarters, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1620, Phone: (845) 256-3057, Fax: (845) 255-4659, E-mail: dggaugle@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


County: Ulster

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

Project Title: Temporary Revocable Permit, Belleayre Conservatory, Inc.

Contact Person: Anthony Lanza, Superintendent
NYS DEC
Highmount, NY 12441

Phone: (845) 254-5600

Project Location: Belleayre Mountain Ski Center

Project Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing a TRP application to allow the Belleayre Conservatory to present the Belleayre Music Festival which features 15 performances throughout the summer. Events include a wide variety of music and dance and include two free family concerts. The 2008 festival marks the 16th year of this event, and has been scheduled.

Comments will be accepted until May 14, 2008.

A copy of the TRP application can be reviewed on the NYS DEC website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/35382.html, or by calling the Department's contact person at: (845) 254-5600.


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town of Newburgh Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Newburgh Local Law #2 of 2008 Amending Chapter 185 entitled "Zoning" of the Code of the Town of Newburgh to Establish the Marina Townhome Overlay District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law adding a Marina Townhome (MT) Overlay Zoning District to Zoning Code and Zoning Map of the Town of Newburgh. The MT District will be an overlay of certain areas of the R-1, Residence District, and the I, Industrial District. Marinas are permitted subject to site plan review by the Planning Board in the R-1and I Districts. In the MT overlay district, townhomes will be permitted as an accessory use to a marina subject to certain conditions and restrictions. No more than 20 townhome units will be permitted in conjunction with a marina and the townhomes will be subject to site plan approval and architectural review by the Town's Planning Board. The project is located town wide in the Town of Newburgh, New York.

Contact: Wayne C. Booth, Town of Newburgh, 1496 Route 300, Newburgh, NY 12550, Phone: (845) 564-4552, E-mail: townsupervisor@hvc.rr.com.


Westchester County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed stocking of sterile triploid grass carp to control excess submerged vegetation in North Lake will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the stocking of up to 144 triploid grass carp to control excess submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in 19.6 acre North Lake. Currently excess SAV hinders recreational uses of the lake. A barrier to fish outmigration is in place to prevent these fish from escaping the target water. The project is located at 38 North Lake Road in Armonk, New York.

Contact:
Michael Flaherty, NYS DEC - Region 3 Headquarters, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3066, E-mail: mjflaher@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Positive Declaration

Westchester County - The Village of Ossining Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Ossining, NY Comprehensive Plan and Amendments to the Village Code and Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a Comprehensive Plan and amendments to the Village of Ossining Village Code and amendments to the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. The project is located in the entire geographic area of the Village of Ossining, New York.

Contact: Valerie Monastra, Village of Ossining, P.O. Box 1166, 101 Route 9A, Ossining, NY 10562, Phone: (914) 762-6232.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Orange County - The Town of Monroe Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed adoption of Town of Monroe Master Plan - Comprehensive Update 2005 (dated November 29, 2007) (as amended). The action involves a comprehensive revision to, and a replacement of, the Town of Monroe's existing Master Plan which is titled Town of Monroe Master Plan Update 1996 (Corrected to 1998). This existing Plan was adopted by the Town of Monroe Town Board in 1998 following generic environmental review. The Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement prepared and filed for the proposed Town of Monroe Master Plan - Comprehensive Update 2005 (dated November 29, 2007) evaluates the effects of adopting and implementing the proposed Update 2005, replacing the existing Update 1996 Corrected to 1998.

The proposed Update 2005 presents a new vision for the unincorporated areas of the Town of Monroe, namely, those areas outside the Villages of Monroe, Harriman, and Kiryas Joel. The proposed Update 2005 is replete with policy recommendations for the many different subject areas evaluated in the Plan pursuant to Section 272-a of New York State Town Law.

The Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement is available for public inspection at the Town Clerk's Office, the Monroe Free Library, the Village Clerk's Offices of the Villages of Monroe, Harriman and Kiryas Joel during regular business hours. Both documents are also posted on the Town of Monroe website, monroeny.org.

The project is located townwide in the Unincorporated Town of Monroe, New York.

Contact: Sandy Leonard, Town of Monroe Town Board, Town Hall, 11 Stage Road, Monroe, NY 10950, Phone: (845) 783-1900.




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