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ENB - Region 1 Notices 2/16/2011

Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The Village of Freeport Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Approval of Contract of Sale for Disposition of Village Owned Property will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the approval of a Contract of Sale for the disposition of approximately 10 acres of Village of Freeport owned property without any change in use or physical disturbance until further land use and environmental review is completed for a future commercial use. The project is located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Sunrise Highway and the Meadowbrook Parkway in the Village of Freeport, Town of Hempstead, New York.

Contact: J. Barrington Jackson, Village of Freeport, 40 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520, Phone: (516) 377-2249, E-mail: jjackson@freeportny.gov.


Nassau County - The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Muttontown, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendement of the Special Use Permit of Hunter's Moon Farm c/o Carnelian Farms, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the amendment of a special use permit and permit conditions to facilitate the expansion of an existing commercial horse farm on a 59.54 ±-acre site. The applicant seeks to upgrade and change the focus of the facility from commercial boarding of primarily recreational horses to a show horse operation. The proposed amendment would allow for the maximum number of horses on-site to increase from 60 to 120. In addition, the proposed action includes an increase in the number of horse paddocks from 15 to 28, installation of a new horse walker, construction of a new indoor riding ring; improvement of the existing gravel parking area to accommodate 78 cars and five trailers, use of "dark-sky" compliant security lighting in select areas of the site, installation of supplemental landscaping in several locations on-site, repair of an existing railroad-tie retaining wall, provision of a new six-inch water service, and expansion and improvement of the site's existing drainage system with a drainage reserve area and additional catch basins and leaching pools. The project is located on the southside of Northern Boulevard opposite Linden Lane in the Incorporated Village of Muttontown, Town of Oyster Bay, New York.

Contact: Lisa Lolis, Village of Muttontown, Village Hall, One "Raz" Tafuro Way, Muttontown, NY 11791, Phone: (516) 364-3478.


Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Babylon, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed North Amityville Armed Forces Reserve Center Redevelopment Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. In compliance with the Federal Base Closure Community Redevelopment and Homeless Assistance Act the Town of Babylon has prepared a Reuse Plan for the 15.7 acre site formerly known as the North Amityville Armed Forces Reserve Center. Several alternative redevelopment plans are reviewed, the preferred plan proposes to transfer 6.0 acres to the Town to expand the North Amityville swimming pool/park facility. The remaining 9.7 acres would be transferred to a private non-profit organization and developed with a mix of housing types and community service facilities. The project is located at 600 Albany Avenue in North Amityville, Town of Babylon, New York .

Contact: Brian Zitani, Town of Babylon, Town Hall Annex, 281 Phelps Lane, Room 23, North Babylon, NY 11703, Phone: (631) 422-7640.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Nassau County - The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Garden City, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed St. Paul's School Demolition. The Final EIS is available for review at Village of Garden City Village Hall, 351 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530 and on line at: http://www.gardencityny.net/Stpauls_feis.html.

The action involves the demolition of the Main Building and Ellis Hall at the vacant St. Paul's School. After demolition the building's footprints and immediately adjacent areas will be graded and planted for recreational open space. The former main entrance driveway and parking will remain for access and parking. The project is located at 295 Stewart Avenue in Garden City, Town of North Hempstead, New York.

Contact: Robert Schoelle, Jr., Village of Garden City, 351 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530, Phone: (516) 465-4051.



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