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ENB - Region 8 Notices 4/20/2011

Negative Declaration

Monroe County - Monroe County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Monroe County Public Safety Communications Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of six new communications towers, installation of new equipment at eight existing towers/water tanks, and replacement of three existing towers. The project also includes the development of a Monitoring Reaction Center (MRC) and approximately 150 miles of fiber optic line. All of the proposed fiber optic line is proposed as overhead lines on existing utility poles, except for a fiber optic line connection to each site. In these cases the fiber optic line is proposed underground line that will be buried in a three foot wide by three foot deep trench.

The purpose of the project is to meet the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mandate that requires all public safety agencies to switch current VHF and UHF communications to narrowband emissions by December 31, 2012. The project is located throughout Monroe County, New York.

Contact: Stephen C. Bowman, Monroe County, 50 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14614, Phone: (585) 753-3014, E-mail: mcpublicsafety@monroecounty.gov.


Ontario County - The East Bloomfield-Holcomb Fire District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed East Bloomfield-Holcomb Fire House will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the demolition of the existing fire house and the construction of a new 16,600 square foot fire house and associated parking. The new building will occupy approximately 6,100 square feet of the existing building's footprint area. Disturbance of existing paved areas will be minimal. The new building will be constructed of materials and architectural design elements in keeping with the historical character of the Village. The project is located at 105 Main Street in Bloomfield, New York.

Contact: William Compton, East Bloomfield-Holcomd Fire District, 105 Main Street, Bloomfield, NY 14469, Phone: (585) 657-7041.



Steuben County - The City of Corning Planning and Zoning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Corning Painted Post Historical Society Storage Shed Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the erection of a period appropriate storage shed on museum grounds. The project is located at 59 East Pulteney Street in the City of Corning, New York.

Contact: Steve Dennis, City of Corning, One Nasser Civic Center Plaza, Corning, NY 14830, Phone: (607) 962-0340 ext. 117, E-mail: planning@stny.rr.com.



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