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ENB Region 9 Notices 5/11/2011

Public Notice

Request for Proposals

Erie County - Draft Request For Proposals to Provide Refuse Collection and Disposal and Recyclable Materials Collection and Processing and Separate Yard Waste Collection, Town of Amherst, New York.

Notice to Proposers: Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals are sought and requested for the Town of Amherst, Garbage and Refuse District #1, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, N.Y. 14221, herein referred to as the "Town" for Solid Waste Services according to the specifications of a contract for refuse hauling and disposal and recyclables pickup and processing from curbside collection sites within the Town limits. Also, the separate pickup of yard waste between April 1st and November 30th annually. Sealed proposals will be received by the Town Clerk of the Town of Amherst, on August 8, 2011, no later than 2:00 p.m. standard time, at her office in the Municipal Building, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221.

In accordance with New York State General Municipal Law 120-w, it is the intention of the Town to enter into negotiations for an agreement with the contractor(s) whose proposal (s), in the judgment of the Town of Amherst, best serves the Town's needs, considering net costs, technical feasibility and reliability, resources, financial condition, risk allocation, and experience in similar operations. A five-year service period is being sought, with the potential for extension of the contract (s) for an additional five year period, upon mutual consent. Contractors must identify sufficient equipment and facilities to collect and haul approximately 32,550 tons of solid waste and/or process approximately 8,000 tons of recyclables from approximately 34,227 units. This does not include the Village of Williamsville which has 2,200 residences. The Town reserves the right to reject all proposals.

The Draft Request for Proposals may be obtained at the Town of Amherst Town Clerk's Office, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York, 14221, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from May 11, 2011 to July 11, 2011 and is also available online at the Town of Amherst website http://www.amherst.ny.us.

The proposal shall be made upon the form provided therefore and all blank spaces in the form shall be fully filled. Signatures shall be in longhand and the completed form shall be without interlineation, alteration or erasure.

No oral, telegraphic or telephonic proposals or modifications will be considered.

The Village of Williamsville may also be seeking a contract for the collection and disposal of solid waste and a recyclables pickup and processing from curbside collection sites within the Village subject to approval of the Village of Williamsville Board.

Sealed proposals must be in the hands of Deborah Bruch Bucki, Town of Amherst, Municipal Building, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221, no later than 2:00 p.m. Standard Time on Monday, August 8, 2011. Sealed proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes. The envelope is to be plainly marked on the outside.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Cataraugus County - The Town of Allegany Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Allegany Wind Power Project. The action involves the construction and operation of 29 wind turbine generators and associated facilities capable of producing and delivering up to 72.5 megawatts (MW) of electrical power to the New York state power grid. The project is located on approximately 9,119 acres of leased private land in the Town of Allegany, in southern Cattaraugus County. The proposed location for project components is located on multiple parcels in the southwestern portion of the Town of Allegany (with the transmission line and association substation extending into the Town of Olean). The Project is bordered to the south by the Pennsylvania state line, to the west by the Carrollton town line, to the north by private land bordering Chipmonk Road, and to the east by private land bordering New York State Route 16. The project is located on multiple parcels in the Town of Allegany, NY.

A hard copy of the Final EIS is available at Allegany Town Hall, 51 West Main Street, Allegany, NY 14706. The online version is available at the following publically accessible web site: http://www/alleganywindfarm.com/.

Contact: Carol Horowitz, Town of Allegany, Town Hall, 52 West Main Street, Allegany, NY 14706, Phone: (716) 373-2289, E-mail: cahorowitz@hotmail.com.


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