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ENB - Region 4 Notices 4/1/2009

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bear Spring Mountain Snowmobile Trail will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the designation of 6 additional trails for snowmobile use totaling approximately 7 miles on Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA). These will make use of pre-existing hiking and horse trails, and also the construction of a multi-use bridge at one stream crossing. The project is located in the Bear Spring Mountain WMA on Route 206 in Walton, New York.

Contact: Larry Bifaro, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office, 65561 State Highway 10, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-7367, E-mail: lebifaro@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Positive Declaration

Montgomery County - The Town of Amsterdam, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Golf Course Road Planned Unit Development (PUD) may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the proposal to subdivide the existing 62.36 ± acre parcel into 6 estate lots with 6 single family structures, 31 traditional single family residential lots with 31 units, 4 - 3 unit townhouse lots, 1 - 2 unit townhouse lot, and 1 large lot encompassing 11 condominium buildings with 8 units per building. The proposed development will create 139 living units and will also preserve approximately 31 acres of open space. The residential development proposes two entrance points fronting along Golf Course Road that come together as a boulevard and terminate as a cul-de-sac. To the western portion of the site, a loop forms the access to the traditional single family homes and a cul-de-sac will access the townhouse units. The general development objectives parallel the zoning outlined in the Town of Amsterdam Zoning regulations. Each lot will be serviced with public water and sewer. Stormwater management will be provided on-site by several New York State Department of Environmental Conservation compliant stormwater management basins. The project is located on Golf Course Road in the Town of Amsterdam, New York.

Contact: Mary Beth Bianconi, Delaware Engineering, P.C., 28 Madison Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203, Phone: (518) 452-1290, E-mail: mbbianconi@delawareengineering.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Rensselaer County - The Town of Grafton Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Lake at Sylvan Way. A hard copy of the FEIS is available at the Town of Grafton Town Hall and is also available on the town website at: www.graftonny.org/planboard.htm. The action involves the Subdivision Approval for a 22 lot residential subdivision on approximately 141 acres with the construction of approximately 4,000 feet of road. The project is located on South Long Pond Road in the Town of Grafton, New York.

Contact: Skip Grandjean, Town of Grafton, P.O. Box G, Grafton, NY 12082, Phone: (518) 279-3565, E-mail: Grafton_townclerk@verizon.net.



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