ENB - Region 3 Notices 4/20/2011
Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of the Town of Red Hook Community Preservation Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the Town of Red Hook Community Preservation Plan, which establishes a plan for the preservation of community character, acquiring interests or rights in real property for the preservation of community character, and for a management and stewardship program for such interests and rights. The project is located throughout the Town of Red Hook, New York.
Contact: Sue Crane, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-4606, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sullivan County - The Town Board of the Town Liberty, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Liberty Zoning Map Revisions will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an update of the Town of Liberty Zoning Law to establish several new definitions, clarify others, revise the Schedule of District Regulations to lower density in certain districts, revise the mix of uses and rezone various areas of the town likely to experience development over the next several years. A Downtown Commercial Core District is utilized to complement Village of Liberty zoning and the Agricultural Conservation District is utilized to ensure the preservation of important open spaces consistent with the Town Comprehensive Plan. The R-H Resort Hotel District is eliminated, being redundant with the purposes of the Planned Unit Development District and other provisions have been added to ensure the ability to do innovative development. The project is located throughout the Town of Liberty, New York.
Contact: John Schmidt, Town of Liberty, 120 North Main Street, Liberty, NY 12754, Phone: (845) 292-5111.
Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing
Westchester County - The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed BMR - Landmark at Eastview Campus Redevelopment Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 5, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Town Hall. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted for ten (10) days after the close of the public hearing. The Draft EIS is available for review at the Town of Mount Pleasant Public Library, 350 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570, Phone: (914) 769-0548 and on line at: http://www.johnmeyerconsulting.com/landmark/index.html.
The action involves a provision for amendments to existing OB-5 zoning regulations within the Code of the Town of Mount Pleasant and site plan approval authorizing the development of four laboratory buildings totaling 609,400 square feet of floor area, as well as associated off-street parking, landscaping, utility and related infrastructure improvements on the 69.88 acre Landmark at Eastview campus in the Town of Mount Pleasant. The project is located on the west side of Saw Mill River Road in the Town of Mount Pleasant, New York.
Contact: Jacqueline Koenig, Town of Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant Town Hall, One Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595, Phone: (914) 742-2328.
Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS
Sullivan County - The Town of Forestburgh Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Lost Lake Resort Planned Development District (PDD). A copy of the Final EIS is available for viewing at the Town Clerk's office listed below. The Final EIS is also available for review at the following web site: www.timmillerassociates.com/publicreview/lostlake.
The action involves a proposed master planned golf course resort and residential community consisting of 2,557 single family residential lots, a cluster of 30 single family cottages, and 40 multi family townhouse style condominium dwellings, for a total of 2,627 residences, recreational amenities, and associated infrastructure including a private road system, an onsite water supply system, and an onsite wastewater treatment plant. Amenities proposed include an 18 hole championship golf course, a lodge and restaurant, a spa and a variety of recreational uses including open space, parklands, and walking trails, most of which will be open to the general public. The applicant proposes to preserve at least 1,040 acres of land, defined as open space in the PDD regulation, to conserve natural areas and native wildlife habitats. The application seeks to re-designate the zoning district for the project site from RR-1 to PDD. Approvals from various Federal, State and regional agencies will also be required.
The project is located on ten tax parcels totaling 2,079.51 acres all owned by Double Diamond, Inc., and located entirely in the Town of Forestburgh, New York in the RR-1 zoning district. St. Joseph's Road (County Route 108) transverses the project site in a west-east orientation and Cold Spring Road (County Route 102) passes the northeast corner of the site.
Contact: Joanne K. Nagoda, Town of Forestburgh, Forestburgh Town Hall, P.O. Box 114, 332 King Road, Forestburgh, NY 12777, Phone: (845) 794-0611 ext. 12.