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ENB - Region 3 Notices 03/31/2010

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Poughkeepsie Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Marist College Hancock Center Amendments will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the amended site plan hearing and SEQRA Lead Agency re-notification for an expanded project scope to include campus drives, parking areas and academic quad improvements. The project is located at 3399 North Road, 5 Terminal Road and 61 West Cedar Street in the Town of Poughkeepsie, New York.

Contact: Neil A. Wilson, Town of Poughkeepsie, 1 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, Phone: (845) 485-3657, E-mail: nwilson@townofpoughkeepsie-ny.gov.


Dutchess County - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of Property and Use - MTA Police Department Canine Training will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed purchase of property to be utilized as a canine training facility for the MTA Police Department. Approximately 10 trainers/10 dogs would use the existing buildings on a typical training day. Hours of operation will typically be from approximately 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. There may be instances where special training camps are conducted and about 15 trainers/l5 dogs may be present. These training camps are not anticipated to exceed two to four weeks per year. The project is located at 14 Perin Lane and 229 Seaman Road in the Town of Fishkill, New York.

Contact: Peter Bass, MTA, 347 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017, Phone: (212) 878-7356, E-mail: pbass@mtahq.org.


Rockland County - The Town of Clarkstown Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Central Nyack Drainage Improvement and Detention Basin Dam Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves drainage improvements which will include the construction of a detention basin, upgrading the existing storm drainage system and repair/improvement of the existing streets. The total project area for the new detention basin and the street drainage improvements will be approximately 17.5 acres. The project will include the installation of new storm drains and catch basins to collect runoff that currently causes localized flooding due to the inadequacy of the existing storm drain system. Concrete curbs will be provided in the streets to control the runoff within the pavement area. The project will involve the installation of approximately 5,300 linear feet of new storm drain pipe, ranging in size from 15 inches to 30 inches, 655 feet of box culverts and new inlets. The street in the affected areas will be reconstructed with new concrete curbs and pavement reconstruction and resurfacing as required. The project is generally bounded by Schuyler Road on the west, Vine Street on the north, the Village of Nyack on the east and the Town line on the south in the Hamlet of Central Nyack, Town of Clarkstown, New York.

Contact: K. Luke Kalarickal, Town of Clarkstown, 10 Maple Avenue, New City, NY 10956, Phone: (845) 639-2111.


Sullivan County - The Village of Monticello, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Monticello Sanitary Sewer Collection System and Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed modifications and upgrades to six (6) pump stations in their system. The existing Route 42 pump station will be replaced entirely and the pump capacity increased. The pumps and controls at the East Broadway and Race Track pump stations will be replaced in-kind. A new grit removal system is also proposed at the Racetrack station. New emergency generators will be installed at Route 42, East Broadway, Apollo, Shaker Heights, and Mountain Lodge pumps stations. Approximately 4,600 feet and 1,250 feet of sanitary sewer along West Broadway and Nelshore Avenue, respectively, are to be lined. At the intersection of Park Ave and Broadway, approximately 500 feet of sanitary sewer is to be replaced. Additional improvements include replacement of 25 sanitary manholes throughout the collection system.

Upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant will include installation of new mechanical bar screens and a grit removal system and building improvements. Building improvements will also be made to the existing headworks building. Three (3) oxidation ditches are proposed to be converted into SBR's and media filters are to be replaced with disc filter units. Improvements to the filter building are also proposed. Clarifier No. 1 will be converted into an aerobic digester, new sludge pump and controls are proposed, and the belt press will be rehabilitated. New reed beds for sludge disposal are to be implemented and an effluent heat recovery system is proposed inside the buildings. The parking lot and driveway will be repaved and improvements are to be made on the solids building. The project is located at 38 Plant Drive and throughout the collection system in Monticello, New York.

Contact: Tim Wales, 2 Corporate Plaza, 264 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203, Phone: (518) 218-1801, E-mail: twales@bartonandloguidice.com.


Positive Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Union Vale Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rayford, Deverne & Son, Inc., c/o John Fussell, Major 12 Lot Conventional Residential Subdivision may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the Issuance of a Special Use Permit pursuant to Town Code Chapter 210, Zoning, and grant of Subdivision Plat Approval pursuant to Town Code Chapter 192, Subdivision of Land, by the Town of Union Vale Planning Board and related waivers, permits, approvals and/or compliance determinations from the Planning Board and other involved agencies to authorize the development by Rayford, Deverne & Son, Inc., c/o John Fussell, of a proposed 12 Lot Conventional Residential Subdivision of a 46.69 acre parcel in the RA3 Residential District.

The proposed development includes the on-site construction of approximately 2,800 lineal feet of subdivision roadways in accordance with Town Code Chapter A-215, Street Specifications, and intended for dedication to the Town of Union Vale, and the installation, and provision for ownership and maintenance, of stormwater management practices in accordance with Town Code Chapter 122, Erosion and Sediment Control Law, and NYSDEC SPDES General Permit requirements. An off-site improvement, reconstruction of a portion of South Parliman Road, a Town highway, including related modification of intersecting private residential driveways, is required to create adequate sight distance at the intersection of the proposed subdivision roadway with the Town highway.

The project is located on the northeast side of South Parliman Road between intersections with Wisseman Road and Bruzgul Road in the Town of Union Vale, New York.

Contact: Paul Heslin, Town of Union Vale, 249 Duncan Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540, Phone: (845) 724-5600, E-mail: pbzba@unionvaleny.us.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Board of Trustees of the Dutchess Community College as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Dutchess Community College Proposed Student Housing. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on April 13, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. at the James and Betty Hall Theatre, Dutchess Hall, Dutchess Community College Campus, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until April 26, 2010. A copy of the Draft EIS is available for the public to review at Dutchess Community College Campus, Room 205, Bowne Hall, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie New York. The Draft EIS will also be available for viewing online at the following address: www.sunydutchess.edu/deis.

The action involves the construction of a four-story dormitory building on the existing soccer field of the Main Campus of Dutchess Community College, with 465 beds for resident students. The project also includes relocation of an existing soccer field to a vacant, 24.36 acre site at the intersection of Creek Road and Cottage Road, immediately adjacent to and north of Parking Lot "D" on the Dutchess Community College Main Campus. The project is located on a portion of the Main Campus of Dutchess Community College, located in the Town of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, as well as a vacant parcel directly across from the Main Campus located at the intersection of Creek Road and Cottage Road, north of Parking Lot "D." The project site is defined as the 7.5 acre portion of the 26 acre tax parcel on the Main Dutchess Community College Campus that will be disturbed for the proposed new student housing and the vacant, 24.36 acre tax parcel that will contain the proposed relocated soccer field.

Contact: W. John Dunn, Dutchess Community College, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595, Phone: (845) 431-8000.



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