ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 08/05/2009
City of Rome
City Hall Liberty Plaza
198 N Washington St
Rome, NY 13440
Bellamy Harbor Park
Mill St & Harbor Way
Permit(s) Applied for:
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located:
Construct a canoe/kayak launch on the east bank, of the Mohawk River approximately 2 meters north of the intersection with the NYS Barge Canal. Floating launch will be supported on 6" piles and attached to existing bulkhead. The new launch will be handicapped accessible.
The shoreline will also be worked on to improve beach head safety and access. Work includes regrading the slope of bank, relocating an existing storm drain and adding pea-sized gravel along 115' of the shoreline and 6' into the water to increase stability for kayakers. Approximately 50 yards of material will be removed and relocated on site while approximately 40 yards of washed pea gravel will be added. The project will also involve relocating existing sidewalks, addition of a new water spigot, lighting and landscaping.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A cultural resources survey has been completed. The report of the survey is on file. No archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Aug 20, 2009.
Terry R Tyoe
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica SUB-OFFICE
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501