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ENB - Region 8 Notices 12/16/2009

Negative Declaration

Monroe County - The Town of Parma, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Conservation Easement Martin Farm will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to approve the purchase of a Conservation Easement/Development Rights on the 144 acre Martin Farm parcel such that the property will be preserved for agricultural use in perpetuity. The Town of Parma received $129,950.00 through Monroe County's third round of the Green Space Initiative Grant Program and will match this amount to purchase the development rights via a permanent conservation easement. The conservation easement will extinguish the right to develop the property or otherwise alter it in any way that would restrict the agricultural use. The project is located at 396 Burritt Road in the Town of Parma, New York.

Contact: Donna K. Curry, Town of Parma, P.O. Box 728, 1300 Hilton Parma Corners Road, Hilton, NY 14468, Phone: (585) 392-9461, E-mail: townclerk@parmany.org.


Monroe County - Monroe County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Abraham Lincoln Park Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the demolition of existing deteriorated buildings within Lincoln Park and replacement with a public park lodge/boat house on the waterfront of Irondequoit Bay. Other improvements include a small boat dock, additional parking, drainage improvements and other park amenities consistent with the Master Plan for the Park. The project is located at Smith Road and Empire Boulevard in the Town of Penfield, New York.

Contact: David Rinaldo, Monroe County Parks Department, 117 Reservoir Road, Rochester, NY 14620, Phone: (585) 753-7278, E-mail: drinaldo@monroecounty.gov.


Ontario County - The Town of Canandaigua Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Outhouse Open Space Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a three (3) lot subdivision of land in the AR-2 Zoning District of which the Town intends to purchase Lot 2 as identified on a map prepared by Venezia Land Surveyors titled "Preliminary Plat Lot 1-3 Estate of Richard P. Outhouse Subdivision" dated 1/9/09, totaling approximately 75 ± acres as Open Space. The Town also intends to relinquish its rights to 20 ± acres to offset the purchase price of the aforementioned 75 ± acres. The project is located at Buffalo Street Extension and Outhouse Road in the Town of Canandaigua, New York.

Contact: Oksana Fuller, Town of Canandaigua, 5440 Routes 5 and 20 West, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 394-1120.


Ontario County - The Manchester-Shortsville Joint Sewer Commission Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Manchester-Shortsville Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade (WWTP) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves improvements to the existing Manchester-Shortsville Joint Sewer Commission WWTP. Selective improvements will be made to the facility including a new headworks facility, replacement of existing blowers, installation of a fine bubbler diffuser system, installation of new clarifier mechanisms, weirs and troughs, service building repairs (new roof, heating system and windows), repair/retopping of existing pavement, recoating of existing steel tanks, replacement of existing belt filter press, new emergency generator and transfer switch and new corrugated panels for existing Compost Building. The permitted treatment capacity of the WWTP will remain the same and the contact-stabilization mode of the activated sludge process would continue to be utilized.

Additionally, the existing pump station will be upgraded including replacement of existing submersible pumps with self-priming pumps using the existing wet well structure, building to house the pumps, replace existing sluice gates, install variable speed pump control system, install new forcemain below the Canandaigua Outlet, coat the interior of the existing wet well and install a new emergency generator. The project is located at 3980 State Route 96 in Manchester, New York.

Contact: Nancy Johnson, Village of Manchester, 8 Clifton Street, P.O. Box 188, Manchester, NY 14504, Phone: (585) 289-4340.


Steuben County - The City of Corning City Council, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Corning Transportation Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Corning Trasportation Center will include the a terminal building (3,500 square feet) with seating, ticket kiosks, rest rooms and vending, bus travel lanes and temporary parking slips (under canopy). The project will also include a public parking area at the western end of the site.

The project will involve the acquisition and demolition of existing site structures (5), utility relocation and improvements, parking area improvements, as well as enhanced landscaping and pedestrian walkways. The terminal builiding and canopy structures will be new construction and curbing will be altered as necessary to direct the safe flow of various transportation modes. The project is located on Denison Parkway, between Cedar Street and Wall Street, in the City of Corning, New York.

Contact: Steve Dennis, City of Corning, City Hall, 1 Nasser Civic Center Plaza, Corning, NY 14830, Phone: (607) 962-0340 ext. 117, E-mail: planning@stny.rr.com.


Wayne County - The Town of Sodus, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Sodus Water District No. 10 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the creation of the Town of Sodus Water District No. 10 and the extension of public water within the service area. Approximately 26,550 linear feet of watermain will be installed. In addition to the watermain, the project includes hydrants, valves, a master meter, watermain connections, road crossings, excavation and bedding materials, residential hook-ups, and surface restoration. The improvements will serve 66 equivalent dwelling units. Residents in this area are dependent upon individual groundwater supplies that historically have produced very low yields of poor quality water. The project is located along portions of Tripp Road, Richardson Road, Podger Road, Morse Hill Road, and South Centenary Road in the Town of Sodus, New York.

Contact: Stephen LeRoy, Town of Sodus, 14-16 Mill Street, Sodus, NY 14551, Phone: (315) 483-6934.


Positive Declaration

Monroe County - The Manager of Zoning of the City of Rochester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Brooks Landing, Sub Area 1, Student Housing, ATM, Jewish Center may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the development of Phase 2 of Brooks Landing Riverfront Commercial Land Use Area, including subdivision of the parcel into three parcels: Parcel 3-A: Mixed-use building consisting of a 25 units (85 beds) of student housing and a 5,900 square foot restaurant; and, underground parking for 51 cars and a 38 space surface parking lot; Parcel 3-B: ATM Facility; Parcel 3-C: A Jewish Center consisting of a two-story, 7,500 square foot building for meeting space, an activity room, sleeping quarters, and a kitchen. The realization of the proposal will require an amendment to the Brooks Landing Urban Renewal Plan to allow for drive-thru facilities on the Riverfront parcel. The project is located on the southeast corner of Brooks Avenue and Genesee Street in the City of Rochester, New York.

Contact: Dorraine C. Kirkmire, City of Rochester, 30 Church Street, Room 122B, Rochester, NY 14614, Phone: (585) 428-6698.



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