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ENB - Region 4 Notices 10/06/2010

Negative Declaration (Correction)

Montgomery County - The Town of Florida Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Florida Comprehensive Plan Revision Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the selective revision of portions of the Town of Florida Comprehensive Plan, originally prepared in February of 1996. The selective revisions will include the following:

  • Chapter 1 - "Introduction": This chapter will be revised to include updated publication credits, updated statistical data and a new paragraph referencing the pending updates to the zoning ordinance.
  • Chapter 6 - "Socioeconomic Resources": Any 1990 census data, tables and graphs in this Chapter will be updated to 2000 census data to represent the most current statistical trends.
  • Chapter 8 -"Shortcomings to the Current Zoning Map": This chapter will be renamed "Future Zoning Ordinance Issues," with the contents of the chapter updated to include discussion on how future zoning decisions can help address zoning issues of concern to the Town, including: Outdoor Wood Boilers, Wind Towers/Farms, Wellhead Protection Areas, Mobile Storage Units, Fencing/Fence Setbacks and Commercial Signage.

The project is located throughout the Town of Florida, New York.

Contact: Jackie Francisco, Town of Florida, 181 State Highway 161, Amsterdam, NY 12010, Phone: (518) 843-1277.

Negative Declaration

Otsego County - The Village of Cooperstown Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 10 Fair Street Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to change roof heights and roof style(s) on established structure(s). Project includes 3 foot, 4 foot, and 7 foot height increases on some portions of the existing roof line as part of a larger renovation to the exterior and interior of the buildings. The project is located at 10 Fair Street in the Village of Cooperstown, New York.

Contact: Tavis Austin, Village of Cooperstown, 22 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13348, Phone: (607) 547-2411, E-mail: voczoning@stny.rr.com.

Schenectady County - Schenectady County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Downtown Schenectady Park Loop Trail will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a multi-use trail connecting Central Park and Vale Park/Cemetery. Approximately 1 mile of trail will be constructed through Vale Park/Cemetery along existing gravel and partially paved roads. Approximately 2,500 linear feet of curb side trail will be constructed along Bradley Boulevard, Bradley Street and Brandywine Avenue between the Vale Cemetery entrance and Central Park. Approximately 1,500 linear feet of trail will be constructed in Central Park where an existing 5 foot wide concrete sidewalk will be improved to a 10 foot wide path.

The overall goal of the project is to create a dedicated pedestrian/bicycle connection between Central Park, Vale Park/Cemetery and downtown Schenectady. The project has been phased based upon the available funding and those elements providing the greatest benefit to the community. The first construction phase beginning in the Summer of 2010 is Bradley Boulevard between Central Park and McClellan Street. This section is being constructed as part of the City's annual paving program. The second phase to begin in the fall of 2010 includes construction within Vale Park/Cemetery and intersection improvements at Bradley Street and Brandywine Avenue. Additional phases include construction within Central Park and along Brandywine Avenue. The project is located in Central Park, Vale Park and Vale Cemetery in the City of Schenectady, New York.

Contact: Stephen Feeney, Schenectady County, 107 Nott Terrace, Suite 303, Schenectady, NY 12308, Phone: (518) 386-2225, E-mail: steve.feeney@schenectadycounty.com.

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