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ENB - Region 4 Notices 7/8/2009

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The City of Albany Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New Scotland Avenue Parking Garage and Mixed-use Building will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of an eight-level, 1,550 ± space parking garage and a six story, 36,224 ± square foot mixed-use building with a restaurant on the first floor, office space on the second floor, and residential apartments on floors 3-6 to include 36 units. Potential for future expansion via pedestrian skyway to extend across New Scotland Avenue and connect to the proposed Albany Medical Center Hospital expansion / new patient wing. The project is located at 40 and 50 New Scotland Avenue in the City of Albany, New York.

Contact: John Szczesny, City of Albany, 21 Lodge Street, Albany, NY 12207, Phone: (518) 434-2532, ext. 14, E-mail: szczesnyj@ci.albany.ny.us.

Schenectady County - The Village of Scotia, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Riverfront Stabilization and Revitalization Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of erosion control measures including articulating concrete block revetment systems (ACB) and rip rap along 2,000 linear feet of riverbank on the Mohawk River in the Village of Scotia beginning at the Western Gateway Bridge abutment located at Jumpin' Jacks Restaurant and will continue east along the river approximately 2,000 linear feet near the intersection of Schonowee Avenue and Washington Avenue. The project also includes an overlook, fishing access and replacement of the Village's public boat dock. The project is located along Schonowee Avenue in the Village of Scotia, New York.

Contact: Jenny Moon, John M. McDonald Engineering, P.C., 7 South Church Street, Schenectady, NY 12305, Phone: (518) 382-1774.

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