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ENB - Region 3 Notices 11/5/2008

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Village of Montgomery, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a Village Comprehensive Plan following completion of a Generic Environmental Impact Statement and Findings Statement by the Village Board. The project is located thourghout the Village of Montgomery, New York.

Contact: Rose Griffith, Village of Montgomery, 133 Clinton Street, Montgomery, NY 12549, Phone: (845) 457-9661, E-mail: info@villageofmontgomery.org.



Westchester County - The County of Westchester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cellular Antennas on the former Airport Control Tower will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a license agreement with New York SMSA Limited Partnership (d/b/a Verizon Wireless), to allow Verizon to install, operate and maintain cellular antennas and appurtenant equipment at the old FAA control tower located at the Westchester County Airport. The project is located at the Westchester County Airport in the Town of Harrison, New York.

Contact: Claudia Maxwell, Westchester County Planning Department, Phone: (914) 995-3530, E-mail: ccn4@westchestergov.com.


Westchester County - The County of Westchester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed V.E. Macy Park Parking Lot Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the renovation and expansion of the existing parking lot at the V.E. Macy County Park. Scope of work includes removing non-porous and gravel surfacing and replacing it with porous asphalt and landscaped islands. The project is located on Saw Mill River Road (Route 9A) in the Village of Ardsley, New York.

Contact: Claudia Maxwell, Westchester County Planning Department, Phone: (914) 995-3530, E-mail: ccn4@westchestergov.com.


Westchester County - The County of Westchester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tarrytown Riverwalk - Pathway Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 0.93 mile long, 8-15 feet wide, asphalt pathway above the eastern bank of the Hudson River, a segment of the Hudson Riverwalk trailway. Steep slopes in some sections require the installation of retaining walls and a 100 foot long footbridge will be installed over an existing stream gorge. The project is located from Van Wart Street to Lyndhurst Estate in the Village of Tarrytown, New York.

Contact: Claudia Maxwell, Westchester County Planning Department, Phone: (914) 995-3530, E-mail: ccn4@westchestergov.com.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Westchester County - The North Salem School District School Board, as lead agency, has determined that the Proposed Synthetic Turf Field and Asscoiated Facility Improvements may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on December 3, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the North Salem High School, 230 June Road in the Town of North Salem, NY. The action involves the construction of a new multipurpose synthetic turf field at the Middle/High School. The project includes a new turf field, additional parking facilities, stormwater management facilities and minor building renovations. The project is located at the North Salem Middle/High School Campus, 230 June Road in the Town of North Salem, New York.

Contact: Ken Freestone, North Salem School District, 230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560, Phone: (516) 669-5414.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Rhinebeck, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed adoption of Town of Rhinebeck Comprehensive Plan, Amendments to the Town of Rhinebeck Zoning Law, and Freshwater Wetlands Law of the Town of Rhinebeck (Local Law No. 5 of 2008). A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on November 17, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rhinebeck High School Auditorium, 45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until December 12, 2008. Hard Copies of the DGEIS are available at:

Rhinebeck Town Hall
80 East Market Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Starr Library
68 West Market Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Morton Library
82 Kelly Street
Rhinecliff, NY 12574

The online version of the DGEIS is available at this publically accessible website: http://www.rhinebeck-ny.gov/

The action involves the adoption of a new Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Rhinebeck, amendments to the Town's Zoning Law and the adoption of a Freshwater Wetlands Local Law. The Plan includes a Commmunity Values Report, an Open Space and Affordable Housing Implementation Plan, a Build-Out Analysis, a Smart Growth Audit, and a Biodiversity Assessment entitled "Significant Habitats." The proposed Zoning Law and Wetlands Law have been designed to be consistent with recommendations in the proposed Plan. The project is located throughout the Town of Rhinbeck, New York.

Contact: Thomas Traudt, Town of Rhinebeck, 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572, Phone: (845) 876-3409, E-mail: town.clerk@rhinebeck-ny.gov.


Sullivan County - The Town of Thompson Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Rock Hill Town Center. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 10, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. at the Thompson Town Hall, 4042 Route 42, Monticello, NY 12701. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until December 31, 2008. The DEIS is available at the Town of Thompson Town Hall as listed below and also at the following website: http://www.townofthompson.com/. The action involves the proposed mixed-use residential and commercial development on approximately 527 acres, consisting of 448 single family detached dwellings, 508 townhouse units, and 384 multifamily dwellings, for a total of 1,340 dwelling units. Commercial space would total 480,000 square feet of gross floor area and is proposed to include retail/service businesses. The residences will be located in five neighborhoods. The project is located proximate to Exit 109 of NY State Route 17 (Quickway) and the hamlet of Rock Hill, New York.

Contact: James Lyttle, Town of Thompson Planning Board, Town Hall, 4042 Route 42, Monticello, NY 12701, Phone: (845) 794-2500.




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