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ENB - Region 9 Notices

Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The Panama Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Capital Projects will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed capital projects are described in documents prepared by the District's architect and consist of various reconstruction and expansion items; replacement, repair, renovation and building upgrade work; and site work including improvements to athletic facilities.

Project 1: Proposed replacement, repair, renovation and upgrade items include classroom and lavatory renovations, work on floors, lights, electrical and security systems, roofs, windows, walls, doors, masonry, entries, janitor rooms, plumbing, and HVAC system and installation of video projectors. Proposed reconstruction and expansion items include an addition to the pool, renovation of pool locker rooms, new pool tank, and new roof, and an addition of four classrooms. Proposed site work includes track resurfacing, drainage improvements and emergency vehicle road behind the school.

Project 2: Proposed site work includes removal of grass football field and installation of artificial turf and drainage improvements, new parking lot for approximately 76 vehicles, road and parking lot pavement improvements, sidewalks, tennis courts, new concession stand / storage / lavatory building, storm water detention and filtration system, and laundry facility improvements.

The project is located at 41 North Street, Panama, NY 14767.

Contact: Carol Hay, Panama Central School District, E-mail: chay@mx.pancent.org.

Chautauqua County - The Town of Chautauqua, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law #3 of 2008 - Wind Energy Facilities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law to permit and regulate wind energy facilities in the Residential-Agricultural (R-A) District of the Town, by a wind overlay zone. The project is located in Chautauqua, New York.

Contact: Donald D. Emhardt, Phone: (716) 753-7342, Fax: (716) 753-5239.

Niagara County - The Town of Lockport Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Phase II of Pinegrove Estates will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of 49 cottages for healthy seniors, 66 independent living units, 32 assisted living units, one country house (community building) for gatherings, food services and administration, and 2 buildings for vehicle storage and maintenance equipment. The project is located on the west side of Bowmiller Road, south of the Lincoln Avenue intersection, within the Town of Lockport, Niagara County, on an approximately 100 acre parcel.

Contact: Eugene Nenni, Town of Lockport, 6200 Dysinger Road, Lockport, NY 14094, Phone: (716) 439-9527.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Niagara County - The City of North Tonawanda Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter - No. 4597-00. The action involves the demolition of the vacant Melody Fair venue and the Bluebird Coach Lines station and the construction of a 185,312 ± square-foot Wal-Mart Supercenter on a 38.0 ± acre site near the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard (U.S. 62) and Erie Avenue (SR 425) in the City of North Tonawanda. The project also involves four separate outparcels, one of 6.8 ± acres fronting Niagara Falls Boulevard and one of 1.3 ± acres fronting Bluebird Drive at the rear of the site which will be residual Wal-Mart outparcels. The other two outparcels, one of 1.5 ± acres fronting Wurlitzer Drive and one of 1.5 ± acres fronting Niagara Falls Boulevard, will be retained by the sellers. Primary access to the site will be from a 3 lane road from Niagara Falls Boulevard and a secondary access is proposed from Bluebird Drive at the rear of the site. The project is located on the former Melody Fair and Bluebird Coach Lines properties near the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard (US 62) and Erie Avenue (SR 425), City of North Tonawanda, Niagara County, New York.

Contact: Thomas Jaccarino, City of North Tonawanda, 216 Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda, NY 14120, Phone: (716) 695-8555.

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