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ENB - Region 1 Notices 5/13/2009

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Town of Southampton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Fairfield Southampton Residential Planned Development District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of legislation to create a residential planned development district for a fifty unit condo community with fifteen community benefit units and to amend the zoning map from Highway Business to Residential Planned Development District. The project is located on the corner of Tuckahoe Lane and County Road 39 in Southampton, New York.

Contact: Jefferson Murphree, Town of Southampton, E-mail: JMurphree@Southamptontownny.gov.

Positive Declaration

Suffolk County - The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Patchogue, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Clare Rose Multi-Residential Development may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves an application by RAM Associates, LLC to construct a multi-family residential community (Clare Rose) with up to 214 units on a 12.15 ± acre site. The proposed action includes applications for a change of zone from the D5 Business District to the D2 Business District for one parcel and a Special Permit for the proposed multi-family use for all parcels situated within the E Industrial District and D2 Business District. The proposed action specifically includes the construction of up to 214 multi-family units, with associated parking areas, walkways, and landscaping. In addition, a portion of the planned Riverwalk along the Patchogue River (which permits public access along the river) would be constructed, and portions of Clare Rose Boulevard, South Street, and Railroad Avenue would be improved. The project is generally bounded by South Street to the north, Railroad Avenue to the east, Sephton Street to the south, and the Patchogue River to the west in the Incorporated Village of Patchogue, New York.

Contact: Patrica M. Seal, Incorporated Village of Patchogue, 14 Baker Street, Patchogue, NY 11772, Phone: (631) 475-4300.

Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Babylon, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Draft Wyandanch Dowtown Revitalization Plan. The action involves multiple direct actions by the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, including the adoption of an Urban Renewal Plan for downtown Wyandanch, and the adoption of a Nomination under the State of New York's Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) Program. The proposed project will include key recommendations for the project area in terms of land use, zoning, community facilities, infrastructure and utilities, transportation, and environmental remediation. Implementation strategies, including property acquisition, are also proposed. The project area, which is defined as both the designated Urban Renewal Area and the proposed BOA (which are one and the same), is regionally located in the hamlet of Wyandanch in north-central portion of the Town of Babylon, New York. The approximately 105 acre project area largely comprises the downtown area of Wyandanch Hamlet extending approximately 300 feet east and west of Straight Path from North 9th Street on the north to Garrison Avenue on the south, and several lots along Long Island Avenue roughly stretching from Elk Street on the east to 22nd Street on the west. The document is posted on the Town of Babylon website at: townofbabylon.com.

Local repositories for the FGEIS have been established at the:

Town of Babylon Department of Environmental Control
281 Phelps Lane
North Babylon, New York 11703
Phone: (631) 422-7640

Town of Babylon Town Clerk's Office
200 East Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, New York 11757
Phone: (631) 957-3005

Wyandanch Public Library
14 South 20th Street
Wyandanch, New York 11798
Phone: (631) 643-4848

Contact: Richard Groh, Town of Babylon, 281 Phelps Lane, North Babylon, NY 11703, Phone: (631) 422-7640.

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