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ENB - Region 1 Notices 5/6/2009

Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The Board of Education of the Long Beach Public Schools, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed District-Wide Improvement Projects at the Long Beach Public Schools will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves improvements at the Long Beach High School Campus to include the construction of two, second and third story building additions totaling 9,300 ± square feet of gross floor area, interior reconstruction and reconfiguration of spaces, upgrades to mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, restoration of the building facade and replacement of sun screens above windows. Site improvements include the reconfiguration of site access, internal drives, parking areas and athletic fields, creation of a pedestrian "greenway" between the main building and the gymnasium, creation of a parent pick up/drop off loop, installation of a synthetic turf field with associated field lighting, installation of a berm and vegetative buffer at a portion of the western and southern site boundaries, and the installation of drainage infrastructure, as necessary. Also proposed is the demolition of the structures comprising the Blackheath Pre K Center, and the relocation of the Pre K program to the Lido Elementary School at the Lido Beach Complex. The improvements proposed at the Lido Beach Complex include improvements at the Long Beach Middle School and Lido Elementary School, as well as site improvements. Improvements at the Long Beach Middle School include the construction of a 15,088 ± square-foot library, main office and auditorium lobby addition, reconstruction and renovation of restrooms and existing mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, and a partial roof replacement. Improvements at the Lido Elementary School include the relocation of the District's Pre K program and construction of building additions, including a 13,994 ± square foot classroom addition and the associated removal of a 2,304 ± square foot prefabricated classroom structure and demolition of a 2,560 ± square foot portion of the existing building, a 7,288 ± square foot classroom addition, a 2,336 ± square foot cafeteria addition and a 592 ± square foot corridor addition. Site improvements proposed at the Lido Beach Complex include the reorganization of athletic fields, conversion of a grass surfaced athletic field to synthetic turf and the installation of associated field lighting, replacement of the running track, and installation of drainage infrastructure, as necessary. The improvements at the East Elementary School include replacement of the roof, exterior masonry reconstruction, installation of an elevator, and construction of ramps and other accessibility upgrades. The improvements at the Lindell Elementary School include interior reconstruction and reconfiguration projects, upgrades to restrooms and existing mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, installation of an elevator, and exterior building improvements, including improvements to the facade, roofing, windows and doors. The improvements at the West Elementary School include interior reconstruction and reconfiguration projects, upgrades to restrooms and existing mechanical and plumbing systems, exterior masonry and concrete improvements, and replacement of exterior doors. The improvements will be located at the following sites:

Long Beach High School at 322 Lagoon Drive in the Hamlet of Lido Beach, Town of Hempstead, New York.

Long Beach Middle School at 239 Lido Boulevard in the Hamlet of Lido Beach, Town of Hempstead, New York.

Blackheath Pre-Kindergarten Center at 322 Blackheath Road in the Hamlet of Lido Beach, Town of Hempstead, New York.

West Elementary School at 91 Maryland Avenue in the City of Long Beach, New York.

Lindell Elementary School at 601 Lindell Boulevard in the City of Long Beach, New York.

East Elementary School at 456 Neptune Boulevard in the City of Long Beach, New York.

Lido Elementary School at 237 Lido Boulevard in the Hamlet of Lido Beach, Town of Hempstead, New York.

Contact: Robert Greenberg, Long Beach Public Schools, 235 Lido Boulevard, Long Beach, NY 11561, Phone: (516) 897-2000.


Positive Declaration

Nassau County - The Village Board of the Incorporated Village of Garden City, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed St. Paul's School Demolition for Additional Open Space may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the demolition of the Main Building and Ellis Hall at the vacant St. Paul's School to establish open space. The project is located on Stewart Avenue in Garden City, New York.

Contact: Robert Schoelle, Incorporated Village of Garden City, Village Hall, 351 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530, Phone: (516) 465-4000.


Nassau County - The Village of Kings Point Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Subdivision Application for 18 Cricket Lane may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the application for a preliminary approval of a plan to subdivide a parcel of land comprising approximately 136,881 gross square feet into two building lots. The project is located at 18 Cricket Lane in Kings Point, New York.

Contact: Mattie Velez, Village of Kings Point, Village Hall, 32 Steppingstone Lane, Kings Point, NY 11024.



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