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ENB - Region 5 Notices 03/17/2010

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: Town of Keene

Contact for this Project: Carol Treadwell
Ausable River Association
P.O. Box 217
Elizabethtown, NY 12932

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

APA Contact: John L. Quinn

APA Project Number: 2005-0094

Project Title: Town of Keene

Location: East of New York State Route 73 along the East Branch of the AuSable River at Rivermede Farm in the Town of Keene, New York.

Comment Period Ends: April 1, 2010

Project Description: The action involves stream and streambank restoration and stabilization improvements along approximately 2,600 feet of the East Branch of the AuSable River, a designated recreational river in the New York State Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers System. The purposes of the project is to provide a stable river channel with protected banks, create in-stream faunal habitat, restore a riparian buffer, and eliminate the loss of land now occurring due to erosion. Proposed improvements include realignment of the stream channel, installation of four rock cross vanes, six log/boulder J-hooks, and six root wads. A temporary by-pass diversion channel will also be installed. The project will result in the disturbance of 3.15 acres of wetland area which is to be compensated by the creation of 4.33 acres of wetland. Material stockpiling is to occur in open, non-wetland areas on-site.


Negative Declaration

Washington County - The Village of Fort Edward Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Annexation and Purchase of Portion of Rogers Island will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the joint purchase by the Town of Fort Edward and the Village of Fort Edward of a portion of lands located on Rogers Island in the Village of Fort Edward for future recreational, economic development and other public purposes as the Town Board and Board of Trustees might determine. The Town Board and Board of Trustees are also pursuing the purchase of property owned by the New York State Canal Corporation located along the southeasterly shore of Rogers Island immediately adjacent to the lands being purchased on the annexed map. In addition, the Board of Trustees and Town Board have received a petition for annexation for the lands lying south of the corporate limits of the Village of Fort Edward and within the Town of Fort Edward on Rogers Island and partially within the bounds of the Hudson River as set forth on the Petition for Annexation. Though unrelated, the proximity and timing of both actions warrant, in the Boards' opinions, review of these proposed actions together.

The total property involved in this action is roughly 12.42 ± acres, which consists of the 9.524 acres to be purchased from Rogers Island Resorts, LLC (3.6 acres of which is included in the annexation); .3 ± acres to be purchased from the New York State Canal Corp. (all of which is included in the annexation), and 2.6 ± acres of the lands of the Idle Hour Club, Inc. (all of which is included in the annexation). The project is located in the Town/Village of Fort Edward, New York.

Contact: Matthew Traver, Village of Fort Edward, 118 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828, Phone: (518) 747-4023, E-mail: vofe@roadrunner.com.


Saratoga County - The New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed US Route 9 at Stonebreak Road & NYS Route 67 at Luther Forest Technology Campus Main Access Road will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the reconstruction of the intersection of US Route 9 and Stonebreak Road and the creation of an intersection on NYS Route 67 at the location of the Luther Forest Technology Campus Main Access Road. The project is located on US Route 9 from RM 9-1509-1108 to RM 9-1509-1110 10.32 km) and NYS Route 67 from RM 67-1503-1198 to RM 67-1503-1200 10.32 km) all within the Town of Malta, New York.

Contact: Stephen Taylor, NYS DOT - Region 1, 328 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305, Phone: (518) 388-0292, E-mail: staylor@dot.state.ny.us.


Saratoga County - The Town of Saratoga Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Resolution #10-36 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an amendment to the Saratoga Town Zoning Ordinance to include Camping Grounds as a Special Permitted Use in the Rural, Rural Residential, Lake Commercial, and Conservancy Zoning Districts. The project is located throughout the Town of Saratoga, New York.

Contact: Thomas Woods III, Town of Saratoga, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY 12871, Phone: (518) 695-3644, E-mail: twood71098@aol.com.






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