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ENB - Region 1 Notices 8/27/2008

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Nassau County - The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Muttontown, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Special Use Permit Application of the Jewish Congregation of Brookville. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 24, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Hall of the Incorporated Village of Muttontown, 1763 Route 106 / "Raz" Tafuro Way, Muttontown, NY 11791. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact person listed below until 5:00 p.m. on October 10, 2008. The Draft EIS is available for public review at the office of the contact person and at the Jericho Public Library, One Merry Lane, Jericho, New York 11753, and on the Village of Muttontown's website at: www.villageofmuttontown.com.

The action involves the construction of a synagogue and associated appurtenances for The Jewish Congregation of Brookville, which currently shares space with the Brookville Reformed Church (at 2 Brookville Road). The Jewish Congregation of Brookville is proposing the construction of a 22,173 square foot synagogue with approximately 247 fixed seats on a vacant 6.1 acre parcel. The site is located within the "Residence E-3 District." In order to construct the proposed synagogue, a special use permit is required from the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Muttontown. The project is located on the east side of NYS Route 106, between Brookville Road and Bella Sonia Court in the Incorporated Village of Muttontown, New York.

Contact: Lisa Lolis, Incorporated Village of Muttontown, Village Hall, 1763 Route 106 / "Raz" Tafuro Way, Muttontown, NY 11791, Phone: (516) 364-3476.

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