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ENB - Region 3 Notices 2/9/2011

Public Notice

Meeting Notice

Shandaken SPEDES Semi-Annual Meeting

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) is pleased to announce that the next semi-annual public meeting, held per the Shandaken SPDES permit, will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at the Hunter Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville, NY 12485. NYC DEP and its partners will discuss the progress of several projects in the Schoharie Reservoir watershed.

The meeting is open to the public and public input is welcome.

Kimberlee Kane, NYC DEP, 465 Columbus Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595, Phone: (914) 773-4473, E-mail: kkane@dep.nyc.gov.

Meeting Notice

The East-of-Hudson Sporting Advisory Committee (SAC) reviews and makes recommendations to New York City Environmental Protection (NYCEP) for appropriate recreational uses such as fishing, hiking and hunting for properties acquired under the City's Land Acquisition program. It also allows SAC members to bring local community concerns and preferences to the attention of NYCEP staff.

Meeting of: The New York City Watershed Protection and Partnership Council East of Hudson Sporting Advisory Committee.

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.

Location and Contact: Lisa Melville
Watershed Programs Coordinator
New York State Department of State
The Watershed Protection and Partnership Council Offices
2 John Walsh Boulevard, Suite 206
Peekskill, New York 10566
Phone: (914) 734-1347

Positive Declaration

Rockland County - The Town of Ramapo Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Kiryas Radin Adult Student Housing may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the applicant, Modos Chofetz Chaim, who has constructed a post secondary educational institution with 60 units of Adult Student Housing called Kiryas Radin on the site formerly known as the Nike Missile Site. The project is located on the south side of Grandview Avenue just west of the East Ramapo Central School Facility and directly south of Baldwin Court in the Town of Rampapo, New York.

Contact: Alan Simon, Town of Ramapo, Ramapo Town Hall, 237 Route 59, Suffern, NY 10901, Phone: (845) 357-5100.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Westchester County - The City of Yonkers Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Buena Vista Avenue Teutonia Development. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on February 9, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Yonkers City Hall, City Council Chambers, 4th Floor, Yonkers, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until February 25, 2011. The Draft EIS is available for review in the City of Yonkers Planning Bureau Offices, 87 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 320, Yonkers, NY 10701; Yonkers Public Library Riverfront Branch, Larkin Plaza, Yonkers NY 10701; Yonkers Public Library Grinton I. Will Branch, 1500 Central Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10708 and online at: http://timmillerassociates.com/publicreview/yonkersbvt/

The action involves a mixed use development of 412 new dwelling units, mechanical parking garage and rooftop hydroponic garden adjoining the existing 40 unit trolley barn development. The Trolley Barn building, previously converted to loft residential-live-work units, is a National Register of Historic Places site. The new 412 units are proposed to be contained in a 25 story residential building.

The other significant element of the development is the proposed dismantling of the Teutonia Hall façade, a building of local historic interest, and the placement of the façade elsewhere on the site.

Additionally the project includes the rehabilitation of two frame dwellings on the east side of Buena Vista Avenue into multi-family structures. These dwellings are proposed for historic preservation quality rehabilitation.

Other factors in the project include the brown field clean up of the site.

The project is located at 92 Main Street, 41 - 65 and 66 - 72 Buena Vista Avenue in the City of Yonkers, New York.

Contact: Lee J. Ellman, City of Yonkers, 87 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 320, Yonkers, NY 10701, Phone: (914) 377-6558, E-mail: lee.ellman@yonkersny.

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