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ENB - Region 5 Notices 03/03/2010

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: Falls Brook Yurts

Contacts for the Project: James Hanley and Michele Quirk
P.O. Box 2681
Glens Falls, NY 12801

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

APA Contact: Susan Parker

APA Project Number: 2009-206

Project Title: Falls Brook Yurts

Location: John Brannon Road, Town of Minerva, New York.

For Aditrondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: March 18, 2010

Project Description: The action involves after-the-fact authorization of the installation and use of two twenty-foot diameter rustic yurts for a commercial use tourist accommodation.


County: Essex

Applicant: New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) - Region 1
328 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

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

APA Contact: Thomas E. Saehrig

APA Project Number: 2009-275II

Project Title: New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) - Region 1

Location: NYS Route 185 at the Crown Point New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) Historic site and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Public campground in Crown Point, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: March 18, 2010

Project Description: The project consists of the construction of a new bridge over Lake Champlain connecting New York and Vermont which will replace the previous historic bridge that was demolished December 28, 2009. The new bridge will use essentially the same alignment, will be of a modified network tied arch design and will have 11 foot wide travel lanes, 5 foot wide shoulders and a 5 foot wide sidewalk on each side. The old bridge parts are currently being removed from Lake Champlain and its shoreline. A temporary ferry service between New York and Vermont is established at the bridge which will continue to operate during construction of the bridge. There is a staging area in the Village of Port Henry, Town of Crown Point which will continue to be utilized for the bridge demolition and construction project. A temporary construction pad which will be utilized for the bridge demolition and construction project has been installed within the mean high water mark of Lake Champlain which involves temporary impacts to approximately 127 square feet of wetlands. Once the project is completed the wetland will be restored to pre-demolition/construction conditions. This completion notice involves the bridge construction phase of this multi-phase project. This project is subject to Programmatic Agreements involving State and Federal Transportation, Environmental and Historic agencies. The last phase of the project which will involve site restoration and several other final project details will be reviewed separately as information becomes available. This project is being advanced in accordance with New York State Executive Order No. 28: Declaring a Disaster in the County of Essex and Contiguous areas.


County: Hamilton

Applicant: Eagle Nest Tenancy in Common

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

APA Contact: George V. Outcalt, Jr.

APA Project Number: 2004-0100

Project Title: Eagle Nest Tenancy in Common

Location: Blue Mountain and Utowana Lakes, Town of Indian Lake, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: March 18, 2010

Project Description: The project is the subdivision of 1,573 ± acres into four lots, thereby creating three new building lots and a lot to be retained by the applicant. The three new building lots are: Lot 1 - 5.75 ± acres with 402 feet of shoreline on Blue Mountain Lake, Lot 2 - 5.77 ± acres with 600 feet of shoreline on Blue Mountain Lake and Lot 3 - 4.80 ± acres with 273 feet of shoreline on Utowana Lake. One new single family dwelling and associated accessory use structures (e.g., guest cottage, garage, sheds, docks, boathouses, etc.) are proposed to be allowed on each of the three new building lots within a designated building envelope. The proposed single family dwelling and guest cottage on each lot will be serviced by a well and on-site wastewater treatment system. The remainder of the land (Lot 4 - 1,556 ± acres) will be retained by the applicant, Eagle Nest Tenancy In Common. The applicant also proposes a new conservation easement on that portion of Lot 4 not already covered by a conservation easement that will benefit the State of New York. The project site includes 6,000 ± feet of shoreline on Blue Mountain Lake, all of Eagle Lake and most of Utowana Lake.


Negative Declaration

Essex County - The New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lake Champlain Bridge Replacement (NYS DOT PIN 1805.81) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. A hard copy of the Design Report is available at: NYS DOT - Region One Office, 328 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305. The online version of the Design Report is available at the following publicly accessible Web site:
https://www.dot.ny.gov/regional-offices/region1/projects/lake-champlain-bridge/reports-documents.

The action involves the construction of a replacement for the Lake Champlain Bridge between the Town of Crown Point, Essex County, New York and Town of Addison, Addison County, Vermont. The project is located on NYS Route 185/ VT Route 17 over Lake Champlain in the Towns of Crown Point, New York and Addison, Vermont.

Contact: Jim Boni, NYS DOT - Region One, 328 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305, Phone: (518) 388-0200, E-mail: r01-lakechamplainbridge@dot.state.ny.us.


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