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ENB - Region 9 Notices 5/4/2011

Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The County of Cattaraugus Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Win-Sum Ski Corp 2011 Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the following: (a) the acquisition and installation of certain machinery and equipment and the making of other improvements to the existing ski resort operated by the company, including, but not limited to, the construction of a mountain coaster and aerial adventure park, improvements to the golf course, pole barn, the hot tub inn and the making of various improvements to the snowmaking pipeline, the lifts, the lighting, the slopes and the computer system and the acquisition of snowmobiles and other vehicles, all the foregoing to constitute the upgrading of the Resort, (the Equipment and the Improvements being collectively referred to as the Project Facility); (b) the granting of certain "financial assistance" (within the meaning of Section 854(14) of the Act) with respect to the foregoing, including potential exemptions from certain sales and use taxes, real property taxes, real estate transfer taxes and mortgage recording taxes (collectively, the Financial Assistance); and (c) the lease (with an obligation to purchase) or sale of the Project Facility to the Company or such other person as may be designated by the Company and agreed upon by the Agency. The project is located on 6557 Holiday Valley Road in the Town of Ellicottville, New York.

All interested parties, groups and persons disagreeing with or otherwise desiring to comment are invited to submit written comments to Corey R. Wiktor at the address below.

Contact: Corey R. Wiktor, County of Cattaraugus Industrial Development Agency, 3 East Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731, Phone: (716) 699-2009.

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