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ENB - Region 8 Notices 05/12/2010

Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Village of Alexander, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Alexander Water Tank Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to replace the Village's existing water storage tank (standpipe) with a ground level, glass-coated steel storage tank. The new water tank will be located on a wooded parcel just south of the Village in the Town of Alexander. In addition, 5,000 linear feet of 8 inch watermain will be installed to connect the tank to the existing water distribution system. The watermain will be installed along easements on private property and will generally follow private access roads. Connections with the existing public water system will be made at US Route 20 (Broadway Road) and NYS Route 98 (Main Street). The project is located south of US Route 20 (Broadway Road) and west of NYS Route 98 (Main Street) in the Village and Town of Alexander, New York.

Contact: Richard Scharlau, Village of Alexander, 3323 Buffalo Street, Alexander, NY 14005, Phone: (585) 591-1214.


Ontario County - The Ontario County Board of Supervisors, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Addition of a Soil Borrow Area will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to add a Soil Borrow Area at the Ontario County Landfill which will provide operational and cover soils required for continued operation of the permitted landfill facility. The borrow area is approximately 9.9 acres in size and located east of the current landfill in an area that has historically been disturbed. The project is located at 2869 Route 5 and 20 just east of the Hamlet of Flint, Town of Seneca, New York.

Contact: Thomas P. Harvey, Ontario County Planning Department, 20 Ontario Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 396-4455.


Monroe County - The Town Board of the Town of Clarkson, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law #1-2010 "Wind Energy Facilities Law of the Town of Clarkson" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law to regulate the construction, placement, operation and decomminssioning of wind energy conversion systems of all sizes in the Town of Clarkson. This local law divides wind energy conversions systems (WECS) into three (3) sizes. The project is located throughout the Town of Clarkson, New York.

Contact: Paul M. Kimball, Town of Clarkson, 3710 Lake Road, P.O. Box 858, Clarkson, NY 14430, Phone: (585) 637-1131.


Positive Declaration

Monroe County - The Office of Mayor of the City of Rochester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Port of Rochester Public Marina and Mixed Use Development Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves:

• The creation of marina basin with access to the Genesee River to be constructed within the Port site to provide transient and seasonal boat docking. Upon full build-out, the basin will be approximately 6.79 acres to provide for a variety of vessel types, accommodating approximately 120 boat slips ranging from 30 feet to 75 feet in length, featuring a boater services building, comfort stations, a public promenade, public areas, and a pump-out station

• River Street will be extended north from its terminus to Portside Drive to connect to the relocated North River Street; the entire roadway, from Pattonwood Drive to Ontario Beach Park will be designated as a park road.

• The City-owned, County-operated Park Labor Operations Center will be relocated from 4650 Lake Avenue.

• The Lighthouse Trail - an approximately 700 linear foot multi-use trail and scenic overlook will be constructed to connect the Lake Avenue public sidewalk to the County-owned Charlotte Genesee Historic Lighthouse at 70 Lighthouse Street.

• The City-owned former fast ferry terminal at 1000 North River Street will continue to be adapted for both commercial and public use including permanent development of a Lake Ontario Natural Resource Center (LONRC) to be owned and operated by State Universty of New York (SUNY) College at Brockport.

• Publicly-owned lands will be sold to accommodate residential condominium development containing 280 to 430/480 units; commercial/retail development containing up to 60,000 square feet; potentially a 100 ± unit hotel; and, integrated parking facilities. The mixed-use development will be undertaken in multiple phases.

The project is located at the confluence of Lake Ontario and the Genesee River within the Harbortown Village Zoning District (HV) in the City of Rochester, New York.

Contact: Mark Gregor, City of Rochester, Port Redevelopment Manager, 300B City Hall, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY 14614, Phone: (585) 428-5978, E-mail: mgregor@cityofrochester.gov.


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