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ENB - Region 3 Notices 6/8/2011

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed NYS Route 209 Bridge Replacement over the Neversink River will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the removal of the existing single-span overhead braced thru truss bridge and replacing it with a new three-span structure on a new horizontal and vertical alignment. Approach work will include new full depth pavement, roadway resurfacing and guiderail improvements. The project is located on NYS Route 209 in the Town of Deerpark, New York.

Contact: David Bennett, NYS DOT - Region 8, 4 Burnett Boulevard, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.

Ulster County - The Town of Rosendale, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Rosendale Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves plans to upgrade the Town of Ronsendale's aging wastewater treatment plant from 0.10 MGD permitted capacity to 0.15 MGD permitted capacity as follows: installation of a new influent pump controls, an expanded flow distribution box, installation of new fine bubble aeration system with dissolved oxygen control, new aeration blowers, new sludge pumps, new magnetite ballasted flocculation system or sequential batch reactors (dependent on funding status), installation construction of new aerobic digesters, a new reed bed sludge treatment system, and miscellaneous facilities improvements to the existing structures on site. These facilities improvements include building envelope improvements and replacement of roof systems on the existing preliminary treatment and operations buildings, installation of a new effluent heat recovery system and facility control system improvements. The project is located on Creek Locks Road in the Town of Rosendale, New York.

Contact: Patrick McDonough, Town of Rosendale, P.O. Box 423, Rosendale, NY 12472, Phone: (845) 658-3159, E-mail: info@townofrosendale.com.

Positive Declaration

Orange County - The Town of New Windsor Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Apple Ridge may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a proposal by the project sponsors, Heritage Oak, LLC and New Windsor Farm, LLC, to develop the Apple Ridge Major Subdivision consisting of one hundred and thirty eight (138) clustered residences and associated infrastructure including a public road system, public sewer and water. A conventional residential subdivision of forty-nine (49) lots on a portion of the project site which previously received a negative declaration and preliminary subdivision approval from the Town of New Windsor Planning Board on November 14, 2007. Subsequently, the project sponsor submitted an application for a one hundred and three (103) lot cluster subdivision, which requires Town Board cluster authorization, which the Town Board granted on May 6, 2009. The project sponsor subsequently obtained an additional 101.1 acres of land which increased the gross acreage to 419.15 acres, and the total number of residences to 138. The project was re-referred to the Town Board for confirmation of the cluster authorization for the increased development, which the Town Board granted. The project sponsor proposes to preserve approximately 267.65 acres of open space, subject to a conservation easement, intended to conserve natural areas and native wildlife habitats and corridors. The project sponsor also proposes to preserve approximately 85.82 acres of public open space to be dedicated to the Town of New Windsor. Additional approvals, including special use permit and site plan approvals, and various other approvals from Federal, State and County agencies will also be required. The project is located entirely in the Town of New Windsor, New York, in the R-1 (Rural Residential) zoning district. Shaw Road boarders the property on the northeast side of the site and intersects with Feitsma Lane which boarders a portion of the southeast side of the site.

Contact: Genaro Argenio, Town of New Windsor, Town Hall, 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, NY 12553.

Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Ulster County - The Town of Ulster Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed TechCity East Campus. The Final GEIS is available at the Town of Ulster Town Hall, One Town Hall Drive, Lake Katrine, NY 12449 and on line at: hrrp://townofulster.org.

The action involves two components, as follows:

1) An amendment of Chapter 190 of the Town Code, Zoning, to establish a Redevelopment Overlay District (ROD) that provides alternative provisions for the use and development of certain qualifying sites in Office Manufacturing (OM) District. The Zoning Map will also be revised to designate the TechCity East Campus such a district.

2) Approval of a proposed "Comprehensive Design Plan" (CDP), for the redevelopment of the East Campus of TechCity prepared in accordance with the provisions of the proposed ROD, which establishes the general distribution of uses, location and layout of buildings, parking and interior circulation with the district to be designated.

The project is located at 300 Enterprise Drive, Town of Ulster, New York.

Contact: James E. Quigley, 3rd, One Town Hall Drive, Lake Katrine, NY 12449, Phone: (845) 382-2765, E-mail: supervisor@townofulster.org.

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