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ENB - Region 3 Notices 5/13/2009

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bard College Water Treatment Plant Storage Tank Amended Site Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposal to construct a 36 foot internal diameter (ID) x 42.7 foot high water storage tank at an existing water treatment plant. The project is located at Blithewood Road on the Bard College Campus in the Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Betty Mae Van Parys, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-4613.


Sullivan County - The Town of Bethel Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Kauneonga Lake Sewer District Extension for Bianco/Takourian Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the extension of the existing Kauneonga Lake Sewer District boundary line at Route 17B and Naylor Road to include 4 lots. The project is located on Route 17B and Naylor Road in White Lake, Town of Bethel, New York.

Contact: Daniel Strum, Town of Bethel, P.O. Box 300, White Lake, NY 12786, Phone: (845) 583-4350 ext. 11.


Sullivan County - The Town of Fallsburg, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Loch Sheldrake Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the upgrades and expansion of an existing wastewater treatment plant under a phased approach. The initial phase may just include a new sludge thickening facility, a new sludge dewatering facility and digestion upgrades. The project is located at 1077 State Route 52 in Loch Sheldrake, Town of Fallsburg, New York.

Contact: Will H. Illing, Town of Fallsburg, 5410 State Route 42, South Fallsburg, NY 127799, Phone: (845) 434-6320, E-mail: fallsburgwillilling@hvc.rr.com.


Ulster County - The Town of Wawarsing Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Retail Development - Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of 132,000 ± square foot retail store and separate building with additional retail, restaurant and US Post Office. The redevelopment of partially vacant, existing mall site is involved. The project is located at 7500/7600 Route 209 in Napanoch, Town of Wawarsing, New York.

Contact: Martin Lonstein, Town of Wawarsing, Town Hall, P.O. Box 671, 108 Canal Street, Ellenville, NY 12428, Phone: (845) 647-6570 ext. 5.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town of LaGrange Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Daley Farm Planned Development District. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 19, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of LaGrange Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrange, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until June 5, 2009 or 10 days after the close of the public hearing, whichever is later. An electronic version of the DEIS is available for downloading or viewing at: NYS-EIS.com (Region3).

The action involves the establishment of a Planned Development District (PDD), to be known as the "Daley Farm PDD", on a site comprising a total of 233.36 ± acres of land. The site is primarily located within the R-40/60/80 zoning district, with a small portion of the site just south of Titusville Road located within the C-2 zoning district. The proposed action will consist of 126 new residential units and the preservation of the existing farm site and residence, for a total of 127 residential units. The 127 units comprising the proposed action involve the construction of 64 detached single-family residences, 56 townhomes, six estate homes on lots ranging from two to eight acres in size and the existing farm residence. It is the applicant's objective to provide a mix of housing types on-site, while preserving approximately 56% of the site as open space through conservation easements. The project is located between Titusville Road and Davis Road to the north, Noxon Road to the east, Colleen Court to the south and Daley Road and the County-owned Maybrook Rail Trail to the west in the Town of LaGrange, New York.

Contact: Ms. Eileen Mang, Town of LaGrange, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540, Phone: (845) 452-8562.


Dutchess County - The Town of Amenia Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Depot Hill Farm. Public hearings on the Draft EIS will be held on May 7, 2009 at 7:00 p.m., May 16 at 9:00 a.m and on June 4, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Amenia Elementary School, Route 22, Amenia, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until June 5, 2009. A hard copy of the DEIS is available at the Amenia Town Hall and the Amenia Library. The online version of the DEIS is available on the following publically accessible web site: www.ameniany.gov. The action involves the proposal by the applicant, Keane Stud LLC, for a residential cluster development on 481.44 acres consisting of 137 single family dwellings; a community garden; equestrian facilities (including indoor and outdoor riding arenas, associated barns and stables, a cross-country course, riding/hiking trails, and tack shop); refreshment café; thoroughbred stud farm; and hay fields.

The project site is located in the Rural Agricultural (RA) and Rural Residential (RR) Zoning Districts on the 2009 Town of Amenia Land Use and Development Overlay Districts Map. The project site is also subject to several additional land use controls including the Resort Overlay District (RDO), Scenic Protection Overlay District (SPO), Stream Corridor Overlay District (SCO) and the Aquifer Overlay District. Additionally, the project site is located in Dutchess County Agricultural District #21. The project is located on the north and south sides of Depot Hill Road in the Town of Amenia, New York.

Contact: Lana Anguin, Town of Amenia, 36B Mechanic Street, Amenia, NY 12501, Phone: (845) 373-8860, E-mail: asstsuper@ameniany.gov.


Dutchess County - The Town of Dover Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Knolls of Dover. Public hearings on the Draft EIS will be held on May 30, 3009 at 9:00 a.m. and on June 3, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dover Middle/High School. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted for a minimum of 10 days after the close of the public hearing. A hard copy of the DEIS is available at the Dover Plains Library. The online version of the DEIS is available at the following publicly accessible web site: http://www.townofdover.us/.

The action involves a comprehensive redevelopment of the former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center (HVPC) property and an adjacent parcel (former Dykeman property) with a mixed-use community located near the existing Metro-North Railroad Wingdale train station. The development program includes approximately 1,376 dwellings in a wide variety of unit-types, approximately 245,500 square feet of commercial space, and approximately 77,000 square feet of community facility or recreation center space in a traditional neighborhood design (TND) pattern. The Proposed Action being considered under SEQRA includes a comprehensive development plan, a phasing plan, and certain zoning amendments. The project is located on the former HVPC property and neighboring parcel straddling NYS Route 22 in the Hamlet of Wingdale, New York. The site's perimeter has frontage onto NYS Route 55 (as it splits from NYS 22), Pleasant Ridge Road (County Route 21), Hoags Corners Road and Old Pawling Road.

Contact: Ryan Coutien, Town of Dover, 126 East Duncan Hill Road, Dover Plains, NY 12522, Phone: (845) 832-3206, E-mail: supervisor@townofdover.us.


Orange County - The Town Board of the Town of Wallkill, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan Implementation - Phase III. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on June 11, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wallkill Town Hall, 99 Tower Drive, Middletown, NY 10941. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until June 21, 2009. Copies of the proposed Amendments to the Town Code and the DGEIS are also available for public inspection during regular business hours at:

• Town Hall, 99 Tower Drive, Building A, Middletown, NY 10941 (9:00a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday)
• Ramapo Catskill Library System, 619 North Street, Middletown NY 10924 (Phone: 845-343-1131)
• Thrall Libraries, 11-19 Depot Street, Middletown NY 10940 (Phone: 845-341-5454)

The DGEIS is also available at the following website: www.townofwallkill.com (found under "Links of Interest to Town Residents")

The action involves the proposed updates and amendments to the zoning code and district map with town-wide changes to reflect the goals of their most recent Comprehensive Plan. The code changes include revised Conservation Subdivision regulations, new Water Resources Protection regulations, a new Planned Residential Development Overlay district, and miscellaneous text edits. The zoning map changes include revisions of many district boundaries to eliminate conditions where parcels are divided by two or more different zoning districts. The project is located town wide in the Town of Wallkill, New York.

Contact: John Ward, Town of Wallkill, 99 Tower Drive, Middletown, NY 10941, Phone: (845) 692-7800, E-mail: supervisor@townofwallkill.com.



Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS

Orange County - The Village of Woodbury Village Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption of the Village Comprehensive Plan and Accompanying Zoning Amendments. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until 10 days following the public hearing which will be scheduled at such time that the Zoning Advisory Committee makes its final recommendation regarding zoning amendments necessary to assure consistency of the Village Zoning Law with the Comprehensive Plan. A hard copy of the DGEIS may be obtained from the contact listed below. It is also available online at: http://www.villageofwoodbury.com.

The action involves the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan of the Village of Woodbury and as a related action, the adoption of implementing code amendments including but not limited to amendments to the Zoning and Subdivision of Land chapters of the Village Code. This is the first Comprehensive Plan for the Village since its inception. The Town of Woodbury had previously commenced an update to its Comprehensive Plan in 2004 due to significant changes in land use, most notably the construction of Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. The Village is also facing strong development pressures associated with the recent rapid growth in the area and needs a vision for addressing future growth and maintaining Village character. The project is located throughout the Village of Woodbury, New York.

Contact: Michael Queenan, Village of Woodbury, P.O. Box 246, Central Valley, NY 10917, Phone: (845) 928-7558.


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