ENB - Region 6 Notices 7/8/2009
St. Lawrence County - The Village of Potsdam Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Potsdam Humane Society Additions and Renovations Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a 4,069 square foot addition to the existing Potsdam Humane Society. The addition will include the addition of dog kennels, a conference room, a new toilet room, staff break room and a new cat area. The proposed project also includes renovations to the existing 4,442 square foot building. Renovations will include a new cold storage area, new animal intake room, new surgery facilities, new shower/bath and laundry facilities as well as a display area and new reception area. A new water service connection will be made as well as installation of a new sanitary sewer lateral to connect the building addition to the existing sewer lateral. Twenty parking spaces will also be constructed as part of the project. Site clearing, restoration and landscaping will also be completed. The project is located at 17 Madrid Avenue in the Village of Potsdam, New York.
Contact: Fred Hanss, Village of Potsdam, Park Street, Potsdam, NY 13676, Phone: (315) 265-1670.
Negative Declaration and Public Hearing Correction
St. Lawrence County - The Adirondack Park Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed State Land Classification 2009-02 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed classification and reclassification of State lands and waters in the vicinity of Lows Lake and the Five Ponds Wilderness Area in St. Lawrence and Hamilton Counties within the Adirondack Park. The action involves five State land classification proposals that include recently acquired State lands and the lake bed and waters of Lows Lake, totaling approximately 4,384 acres, to Wilderness. This action also involves four State land reclassifications proposals, totaling an estimated 8,161 acres, from Primitive to Wilderness. Total acreage involved in the proposal is approximately 12,545 acres. One additional alternative under consideration would include the proposed classification of the lake bed and waters of Bog Lake, with an estimated area of 221 acres, to Wilderness. This action only involves the classification and reclassification of State lands according to the provisions of the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan.
This notice is a correction to the notice for this project published in the ENB on June 24, 2009. The only change to this notice is the date of the June 20, 2009 public hearing in Albany. The June 24 notice incorrectly referred to July 20 as a Thursday, July 20, 2009 is a Monday.
Public Hearing will be held on the following dates and locations:
Date: Monday, July 13, 2009
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SUNY ESF Ranger School
257 Ranger School Road
Wanakena, NY 13695
Room: Main Classroom 2nd Floor
An informal information session will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the formal public hearing will begin at 11:30 a.m.
Date: Monday, July 13, 2009
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Long Lake Town Hall
1204 Main Street
Long Lake, NY 12847
An informal information session will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the formal public hearing will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Date: Monday, July 20, 2009
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)
Room PA 129B
Albany, New York 12233
An informal information session will begin at 12:00 p.m. and the formal public hearing will begin at 12:30 p.m.
The purpose of the hearings is to afford an opportunity for public comment. Any person may present an oral or written statement in regard to the proposed reclassifications. Written comments will be accepted through August 28, 2009. Description of the proposed action can be found on the Adirondack Park Agency's website at: www.apa.state.ny.us or at the Adirondack Park Agency's headquarters in Ray Brook. The project is located in the Town of Long Lake, Hamilton County, Town of Piercefield, St. Lawrence County, Town of Colton, St. Lawrence County, Town of Clifton, St. Lawrence County, New York
Contact: Richard Weber, Adirondack Park Agency, P.O. Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 891-4050, Fax: (518) 891-3938.