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ENB - Region 3 Notices 2/16/2011

Public Notice

Draft Request For Proposals

For the Sustainable Disposal of 500 Tons Per Day of the Orange County's Solid Waste Stream

Please take notice that the Orange County Department of Public Works is soliciting comments on a Draft Request for Proposals (DRFP) for the sustainable recycling and disposal of the Orange County waste stream. Orange County is seeking an innovative alternative with a preference for the generation of renewable energy.

In conformance with Section 120-w of the New York State General Municipal Law (GML), Orange County will accept comments on this DRFP for a minimum period of 60 days, which will end on May 2, 2011. Upon reviewing all comments received on the DRFP, Orange County may elect to issue a Final Request for Proposals.

As provided by Section 120-w of the GML, the DRFP is on file with the Office of the Orange County Executive, 255 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924.

Starting Friday February 18, 2011 copies of the DRFP may be obtained from:

Orange County Department of Public Works
Division of Environmental Facilities and Services
c/o Peter S. Hammond, Deputy Commissioner
2455-2459 Route 17M, P.O. Box 637
Goshen, New York 10924

Please take further notice that all persons wishing to comment on the DRFP must submit such comments in writing by regular mail to the Orange County Department of Public Works, Division of Environmental Facilities and Services, c/o Peter S. Hammond, Deputy Commissioner at the above address and such comments must be received by Orange County by 3:00 p.m. on May 2, 2011.


Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of the Town of Red Hook Noise Control Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law to regulate unreasonable noise within the Town of Red Hook. The law regulates noise by prohibiting specific acts of unreasonable noise and by providing for ambient noise standards. The project is located throughout the Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Sue T. Crane, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-4600, E-mail: scrane@redhook.org.


Ulster County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Stewart Farm will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to add an additional 8.6 acres to the existing permitted life of mine for a total of 33.0 acres. The entire area, current and proposed, will be reclaimed for agricultural use. A Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan has been reviewed and approved for coverage under the NYS DEC State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Multi-Sector General Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity. The project is located on NYS Route 52 in Pine Bush, New York.

Contact: Rebecca Crist, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3014, E-mail: dep.r3@dec.ny.gov.


Westchester County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Sleepy Hollow, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lighthouse Landing Riverfront Development will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the redevelopment of the former General Motors Automotive Assembly Plant in Sleepy Hollow with a mixed-use project. An application for a Special Permit and Riverfront Development Concept Plan approval was initially submitted in 2003. After more than four years of study, the Board of Trustees adopted a Findings Statement for the Project in 2007. The Riverfront Concept Development Plan was subsequently modified in order to conform to provisions of the 2007 SEQRA Findings Statement, a 2010 Westchester Supreme Court decision, and recent discussions between the Applicant and the Village. The major components of the revised Riverfront Development Concept Plan include: 1,177 residential units; approximately 132,000 square feet of retail space; approximately 35,000 square feet of office space; a 140 room hotel with meeting space and an approximately 5,000 square foot restaurant; the potential for an additional 6,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space; 16.1 acres of public open space; and 28.7 acres of land to be donated for public use. The project is located at 199 Beekman Avenue in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

Contact: Anthony Giaccio, Village of Sleepy Hollow, 28 Beekman Avenue, Spleepy Hollow, NY 10591, Phone: (914) 366-5105, E-mail: agiaccio@villageofsleepyhollow.org.



Westchester County - The Lewisboro Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Estate Motors - Mercedes Benz will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application to the Lewisboro Planning Board from Charisma Holding Corp. for Site Development Plan Approval. The subject property consists of 3.3 ± acres of land, is currently developed and is used as the principal place of business for the Estate Motors Mercedes-Benz automobile sales dealership. The property is currently developed with a 13,066 square foot showroom building located on Lot 2, a 17,506 square foot service building Lots 1 and 8, associated parking, a 2 story frame structure located on Lot 3 and a commercial building located on Lot 4. The applicant is proposing a complete renovation to the existing 13,066 square foot showroom building, a proposed 31,966 square foot addition and 1,260 square foot mezzanine addition to the existing showroom building, a 1.798 square foot covered display area to be located on the north side of the showroom building, and parking for approximately 356 vehicles, 47 of which will be located indoors and 120 of which will be stored on vehicle lifts in the upper parking area, in addition to surface parking. The applicant is proposing to demolish the existing 17,508 square foot service building as well as the existing 2 story frame structure located on Lot 3 and a commercial building located on Lot 4. The majority of the subject property is located in the GB Zoning District; however, Lots 4 and 6 are located in the RB Zone. While "sales and service agencies for motor vehicles" is a permitted use within the GB Zoning District, said use is prohibited in the RB Zone and the applicant has petitioned the Town Board to re-zone Lots 4 and 6 to GB. The project is located at 321 Main Street (NYS Route 22) in Goldens Bridge, Town of Lewisboro, New York.

Contact: Aimee Hodges, Town of Lewisboro, 99 Elmwood Road, South Salem, NY 10590, Phone: (914)763-5592, E-mail: planning@lewisborogov.com.


Positive Declaration

Westchester County - The Village of Mamaroneck Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 1000 Taylor's Lane Subdivision may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the a three lot subdivision of a 5.17 acre site, including an approximately 52,051 square foot lot containing an existing home, which will remain. This lot is proposed to be bounded on the east and west by two newly created residential lots compliant with the requirements of the R-15 zone. The easternmost lot (Lot 1) is proposed to be approximately 106,890 square feet, while the westernmost lot (Lot 3) is proposed to be approximately 66,114 square feet. No new streets are proposed, each of the three lots would have access off of Taylor's Lane. Construction of the proposed two new houses and associated infrastructure would involve approximately 1.01 acres of site development and vegetation removal, in addition to the 0.67 acre of the site that is currently developed. However, the remaining 3.49 acres of the site would remain undeveloped. The project is located at 1000 Taylor's Lane in the Village of Mamaroneck, New York.

Contact: Stewart Stark, Village of Mamaroneck, Village Hall at the Regatta, 123 Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10453, Phone: (914) 777-7735.


Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Orange County - The Village of Woodbury Village Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Draft Comprehensive Plan and Associate Zoning and Zoning Map Amendments. The Final GEIS is available at the following locations:

Town of Woodbury Clerk's Office
511 Route 32
Highland Mills, NY 10930.

Ida Cornell Memorial Branch Public Library
23 Smith Clove Road
Central Valley, NY 10917.

Rushmore Memorial Branch Public Library
16 County Route 105
Highland Mills, NY 10930

Online at: http://www.villageofwoodbury.com

The action involves the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan of the Village of Woodbury and as a related action, the adoption of related zoning amendments and zoning map amendments. This is the first Comprehensive Plan for the Village since its inception. The potential adverse environmental impacts resulting from the action have been analyzed in the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GEIS), which was accepted as complete and filed on January 28, 2010. The project is located throughout the Village of Woodbury, New York.

Contact: Michael Queenan, Village of Woodbury, Woodbury Village Hall, P.O. Box 546, Central Valley, NY 10917, Phone: (845) 928-7558, E-mail: Woodburyvillage@yahoo.com.


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