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ENB - Region 3 Notices 12/3/2008

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Clinton Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2008 Amending Section 5.52 of the Town of Clinton Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the amendment of Section 5.51 of the Town of Clinton Zoning Law entitled "Freshwater Wetlands, Watercourses, Lakes, Ponds and Floodplains" to provide greater protection to the Town's water resources. The project is located in the entire Town of Clinton, New York.

Contact: Barbara Joyce, Town of Clinton, P.O. Box 208, Clinton, NY 12514, Phone: (845) 266-5853 ext. 102, E-mail: TownClerk@TownofClinton.com.


Dutchess County - The Village of Red Hook Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed St. Paul's Lutheran Church Subdivision Approval will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the request by St. Paul's Lutheran Church for approval to subdivide approximately 14.96 acres in the Village of Red Hook into six lots. Five of the new lots range in size from 20,810 square feet to 54,735 square feet, leaving 11.49 acres in the remaining sixth lot. The property is listed on the National and State Registers of Historical Places as an historic church complex due to the presence of the main Church building, five contributing structures and the cemetery. Lot 1 includes the caretaker's house for the church and Lot 5 includes the parish hall for the church, both of which are considered in the Register listings to be contributing buildings. No application has been made to the Planning Board or any other town agency by St. Paul's Church with respect to the parish hall or caretaker's house. The project is located at 7404-7426 South Broadway; Firehouse Lane, Elizabeth Street, and Fisk Street, in the Village of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Dan Wheeler, Village of Red Hook Planning Board, 7467 South Boardway, Village of Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-3926.



Westchester County - The Rye City Council, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Kirby Lane North Sanitary Sewer Special Assessment District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the extension of a public sewer line and laterals in connection with the Kirby Lane North Sanitary Sewer Special Assessment District. The project includes 30 homes along Kirby Lane North and Grace Church Street in the City of Rye, New York.

Contact: Christian K. Miller, Rye City Planner, Phone: (914) 967-7167, Fax: (914) 967-7185, E-mail: cmiller@ryeny.gov.


Positive Declaration

Dutchess County - The Hyde Park Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Vanderbilt Gardens may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the development of a 70 lot average density subdivision involving three (3) contiguous vacant lots totaling 199.65 acres located in the Greenbelt Zoning District. The property contains both federal and New York State protected freshwater wetlands. The development is proposed to be served by town roads that will intersect with State Route 9. Water supply will be provided by the Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority and wastewater will be handled by a private wastewater treatment facility. The project is located at 4624 Albany Post Road (Route 9) in Hyde Park, New York.

Contact: Michael Dupree, Hyde Park, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, Phone: (845) 229-5111 ext. 2.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft SEIS and Public Hearing

Orange County - The Town of New Windsor Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Patriot Bluff. A public hearing on the Draft SEIS will be held on December 10, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of New Windsor Town Hall, 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, New York. Written comments on the Draft SEIS will be accepted by the contact person listed below until 10 (ten) days after the close of public hearing. A copy of the DSEIS, the application and accompanying documents is on file in the Planning Board/Building Department for the Town of New Windsor and available for inspection by interested persons during regular business hours. The DSEIS is also available online at the following address: http://patriotbbluff.web.aplus.net/DSEIS/

The action involves the site plan and subdivision approvals for 178 units of residential housing to be constructed on 55 acres. The units consist of attached townhouses to be in fee-simple ownership. The project is located southwest of the intersection of NYS Route 32 and Union Avenue (County Route 69) in the Town of New Windsor, New York.

Contact: Genaro Argenio, Town of New Windsor, 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, NY 12553.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Dutchess County - The City of Beacon Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Long Dock Beacon (formerly referred to as Scenic Hudson Beacon Waterfront Project). A copy of the FEIS and project development plans are available for public review at the office of the City of Beacon Planning Board Secretary, One Municipal Plaza (Beacon City Hall), Beacon, New York 12508. A copy of the FEIS can also be viewed at the Howland Public Library located at 313 Main Street, Beacon, New York. The FEIS can also be viewed via the internet at: http://www.scenichudson.org/whatwedo/backyardcampaigns/beacon/longdockfeis.

The action involves a planned waterfront revitalization project for a significant tract of land, consisting of three separate abutting parcels which collectively total approximately 89.42 acres (24.73 acres of upland and approximately 64.69 acres of submerged land under the Hudson River). Long Dock Beacon is proposed as a sustainable, mixed-use, transit-oriented development, growing out of an extensive community planning process. The project totals approximately 212,642 square feet of gross floor area in addition to 4,000 square feet of existing gross floor area in the Red Barn (proposed to remain). The proposed action will be implemented in a single phase and includes the following major development and park components:

• Hotel and Conference Center, including restaurants, a sports center, a spa, an office and sundry retail
• Red Barn
• Greenhouse, including public bathrooms
• North Boardwalk and Public Plaza
• Quiet Harbor
• Scenic Hudson Park at Long Dock
• Parking
• Infrastructure Utilities

The proposed action also includes a request of the Beacon City Council for two zoning text amendments to the existing underlying WD Waterfront Development District regulations; an application for Subdivision Approval to both the City of Beacon and Town of Fishkill Planning Boards involving the resubdivision of the existing three parcels into two proposed parcels to address appropriate separation of the planned development components from the riverfront park area for financing, taxes, maintenance, and liability purposes; Town of Fishkill Town Board Special Permit Approval relating to certain aspects of the project located on the shoreline and over Hudson River; and various other permit approvals as required by the other involved Federal, State and County agencies.

The project is located southwest of the MTA Metro-North Railroad Beacon Station, along the west side of the railroad tracks and extending south along the railroad tracks to the northern boundary line of Denning's Point (a New York State owned park parcel) in the City of Beacon, New York. Portions of the subject property consist of submerged land areas under Hudson River, which are located in the Town of Fishkill. The project site encompasses all of the privately-owned lands located within the City's WD Waterfront Development Zoning District which substantially form 'Long Dock Peninsula' (as the general area is referred to in the City of Beacon Zoning Ordinance). The submerged River lands are located within the Town of Fishkill HRD Hudson River District.

Contact: Jay Sheers, City of Beacon Planning Board, One Municipal Plaza, Beacon, NY 12508, Phone: (845) 838-5002.


Putnam County - The Town of Carmel Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Putnam Community Foundation Senior Housing Development. A hard copy of the DEIS/FEIS is available at the following locations: Reed Memorial Library, 1733 Route 6, Carmel, New York 10512 and the Carmel Town Hall 60 McAlpin Avenue, Mahopac, New York 10541. The online version of the DEIS/FEIS is available at the following publically accessible web site: http://www.timmillerassociates.com/publicreview/default.html.

The action involves a mix of 120 senior residential rental units, housed in either multi-family, two story buildings or single family one story attached buildings. A separate community building and recreation area are included in the plan. The residential development will be located on the eastern and central portions of the property. The access driveway would be located on the Putnam Hospital Center lot to provide access to both the hospital and the proposed senior housing development. New parking would also be constructed on the hospital parcel as part of this project. The project is located on two parcels of land located along the east side of Stoneleigh Avenue in the Town of Carmel, New York.

Contact: Harold Gary, Town of Carmel Planning Board, 60 McAlpin Avenue, Mahopac, NY 10541, Phone: (845) 628-1500.


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