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ENB - Region 5 Notices 1/21/2009

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Washington

Applicant: Carl Healy

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Tracy J. Darrah

Project Number: 2008-283

Project Title: Carl Healy

Location: South Bay Road and West Road in the Town of Fort Ann, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: February 5, 2009

Project Description: The action involves a four lot subdivision creating three lots less than 320,000 square feet in size in a Rural Use land use area for construction of two new 2,000 square foot single family dwellings to be located along the tree line to the west of the open field. The third lot to be conveyed contains an existing dwelling and is located on the corner of County Route 16 and West Road.

County: Washington

Applicant: Sherwood Acres Corporation
Michael J. O'Connor, Esq.
P.O. Box 898
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Leigh R. Walrath

Project Number: 2007-309

Project Title: Sherwood Acres Corporation

Location: Sly Pond Road in the Town of Fort Ann, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: February 5, 2009

Project Description: The proposal is a five lot subdivision to create three less than 15 acre lots, a 178 ± acre lot and a 128 ± acre lot. The less than 15 acre lots will each be improved with one new single family dwelling with individual wells and wastewater treatment systems. No new land use or development is proposed for the 128 ± and the 178 ± acre lots.

Negative Declaration

Warren County - The Town of Chester Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Surrey Drive will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal by Gilma Enterprises, Inc. for an 11 lot residential subdivision to be known as Surrey Drive. The twelth lot to be retained by Gilma Enterprises, Inc. is currently and will continue to be a gravel pit. The project is located off Stage Coach Road in the Town of Chester, New York.

Contact: Walter Tennyson, Town of Chester, P.O. Box 423, Chestertown, NY 12817, Phone: (518) 494-7369.

Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS and Notice of Completion of Draft Supplemental EIS

Franklin and Hamilton Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) as lead agency, has prepared a Bog River Complex Draft Amendment/SEIS to the 2002 Unit Management Plan/EIS.

NYS DEC proposes to amend the 2002 Bog River Unit Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (UMP/EIS) to allow for continued public float plane access to Lows Lake by permit, in the Town of Colton, St. Lawrence County, New York, for four years. Permit restrictions would be designed to minimize user conflicts and resource impacts by controlling the frequency, location of and timing of float plane access into Lows Lake. The Department proposes that the annual permit system be maintained for a period of four years. Upon approval of the UMP Amendment, the Department will promulgate regulations establishing a permit system for float planes using Lows Lake. The regulations will include a "sunset" clause that automatically terminates the regulations and float plane access to Lows Lake on December 31, 2012. The Department will manage Lows Lake west of the Town line as wilderness, precluding both public and administrative use of motor vehicles, motor boats and aircraft to the extent prohibited by aN APSLMP wilderness classification.

Possible adverse impacts are noise and visual impacts associated with continued float plane access to Lows Lake. Mitigation of these impacts will be achieved through permit conditions which will limit the location, frequency and timing of float plane access.

The Bog River Management Area is located in the Towns of Tupper Lake, Long Lake, Colton, and Piercefield in the counties of Franklin, Hamilton and St. Lawrence, New York.

The Department is accepting comments on the proposed amendment through February 20, 2009.

The complete document will be available on NYS DEC website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/22579.html.

Contact: Peter J. Frank, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests, 625 Broadway, NY 12233-4254, Phone: (518) 473-9518, E-mail: lfadk@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Washington County - The Easton Town Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Washington County Fair, Inc. Major Resubdivision #5-08. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on February 10, 2009 at 7:45 p.m. at Burton Hall, 1071 State Route 40, Easton, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until February 20, 2009. A hard copy of the DEIS is available at the following locations: Town Clerk's Office, Town of Easton, 1071 State Rte. 40S, Greenwich, NY 12834.

The action involves the subdivision of a 27.8 acre parcel into two lots for commercial use. Both proposed lots will have road frontage on State Route 29, but each will have ingress / egress from a Town road. The remaining land, extending across the rear of the parcel, will be retained by Washington County Fair, Inc. for expansion of the Fairgrounds. Lot lines for a pre-existing lease lot on the property will be dissolved, with the lease lot area being included in the proposed new subdivision plan for the parcel. The project is located along State Route 29 between Old Schuylerville Road and Windy Hill Road in the Town of Easton, New York and is adjacent to the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Contact: Robert Stevens, Town of Easton, 1071 State Route 40S, Greenwich, NY 12834, Phone: (518) 692-2678.

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