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ENB - Region 7 Notices 09/22/2010

Notice of Acceptance of Supplemental Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Tompkins County - The Town of Ithaca Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Holochuck Homes Subdivision. A public hearing on the Supplemental Draft EIS will be held on October 5, 2010 at 7:05 p.m. at the Town of Ithaca Town Hall, 215 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until October 15, 2010. A hard copy of the Supplemental Draft EIS is available at the Ithaca Town Hall , 215 North Tioga Street Ithaca, NY 14850 and the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850. The online version of the Supplemental Draft EIS is available at the following publicly accessible web site: www.town.ithaca.ny.us.

The action involves the construction of 106 ± town home type units in a clustered development with two entrances proposed from Trumansburg Road. The development would be concentrated on the west side of the property closest to Trumansburg Road, zoned Low and Medium Density Residential, with approximately 75 acres of the eastern portion of the property, mainly zoned Conservation, to remain undeveloped. This undeveloped portion of the property is proposed to be conveyed to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation. The project is located on NYS Route 96 (Trumansburg Road) in the Town of Ithaca, New York, between Trumansburg Road (NYS Route 96) and Taughannock Boulevard (NYS Route 89). The development will be situated behind the Paleontological Research Institution, the Finger Lakes School of Massage building, the Lakeside Nursing Home, and the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Contact: Christine Balestra, Town of Ithaca, 215 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 273-1747, E-mail: cbalestra@town.ithaca.ny.us.

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