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ENB - Region 5 Notices 01/20/2010

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: Town of Schroon
P.O. Box 578
15 Leland Avenue
Schroon, NY 12870

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Colleen C. Parker

APA Project Number: 2009-0284

Project Title: Town of Schroon

Location: Near Olden Drive in the Town of Schroon, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: February 4, 2010

Project Description: The action involves replacement and realignment of existing above ground municipal sewer line with a buried sewer line in and near wetlands.


County: Warren

Applicant: Cynthia and Mark Sherwood and Clarenda Washburn

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Colleen C. Parker

APA Project Number: 2008-0188

Project Title: Cynthia and Mark Sherwood and Clarenda Washburn

Location: On or near Call Street in the Town of Lake Luzerne, New York .

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: February 4, 2010

Project Description: The action involves a four lot subdivision of an 18.5 ± acre nonshoreline parcel, creating 3 vacant lots ranging in size from 1.5 ± acres to 1.9 ± acres and one 13.4 ± acre lot improved by an existing single family dwelling. The construction of one single family dwelling with on-site wastewater treatment system and water supply is proposed on each of the vacant lots.


Negative Declaration

Franklin County - The Town of Dickinson, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Dickinson Salt/Sand Building will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a Storage Building to contain approximately 6,500 cubic yards of salt and sand for use in winter road maintenance. The project is located at 339 Aiken Road in Dickinson Center, New York.

Contact: John Carr, Blue Mountain Engineering, PLC, 2328 Route 11B, Bangor, NY 12966, Phone: (518) 481-6543, E-mail: John@bluemtnengineering.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft SEIS and Public Comment Period

Hamilton County - The New York State Department of Environmental of Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Amendment to the Jessup River Wild Forest Unit Management Plan (UMP)/Final EIS. Written comments on the Draft SEIS will be accepted until February 19, 2010. Copies of the amendment and the Draft SEIS are posted on the NYS DEC website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/22599.html.

By way of background, on July 26, 2007, NYS DEC rescinded those portions of the Jessup River Wild Forest UMP/Final EIS and those portions of the associated SEQRA Findings related to the use of snowmobiles. This action was undertaken in accordance with the Honorable John C. Egan's Stipulation and Order in the matter of Adirondack Mountain Club, et al. v. Adirondack Park Agency (APA), NYS DEC and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) dated June 27, 2007. The parties agreed that pending APA conformance determinations with the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP), the Jessup River UMP/Final EIS would be amended and reissued to reflect the determinations(s) in accordance with applicable law, including SEQRA.

NYS DEC has completed this Draft Amendment for the Jessup River Wild Forest Area UMP/Final EIS in conformance with the November 2009 "Management Guidance - Snowmobile Trail Siting, Construction and Maintenance on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack Park". Accordingly, some trails and trail segments in the southern portion of the Jessup River Wild Forest are proposed for closure. In addition, snowmobile trail classes were identified for each trail that will remain open. This Wild Forest Area is located in the Towns of Arietta, Indian Lake, Lake Pleasant and Wells, New York. The proposed snowmobile trail closures involve the portion of the unit in the Towns of Arietta and Lake Pleasant, New York.

Contact: Thomas Kapelewski, NYS DEC - Region 5 Northville Sub Office, P.O. Box 1316, Northville, NY 12134, Phone: (518) 863-4545, ext. 3005, E-mail: r5ump@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Saratoga County - The Ballston Spa Central School District, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Cramer Road Land Acquisition and Development Alternatives Analysis. The Final EIS is avaialbe on line at: http://www.bscsd.org/district.cfm?subpage=5109. The action involves the consideration by the Ballston Spa Central School District of the acquisition of 80 acres of land. The project involves the evaluation of various alternative options for the development of this property for educational purposes including the construction of new buildings and facilities, athletic fields, and/or similar site improvements. The project is located at the intersection of Route 9 and Cramer Road in the Town of Malta, New York.

Contact: Joseph Dragone, Ballsotn Spa School District, 70 Malta Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 884-7195, ext. 310, E-mail: JDragone@bscsd.org.


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