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ENB - Region 3 Notices 8/24/2011

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town Board of the Town of Warwick, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Map Amendment: Mid-Orange Correctional Facility Parcels will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a rezoning of the Mid-Orange Correctional Facility parcels from residential (Rural and Conservation districts) to an Office and Industrial District to enable future redevelopment of the site in accordance with the Town Comprehensive Plan. Future plans for the Correctional Facility land and buildings have not been formulated but it is expected that the site may be sold and therefore, may revert to private use subject to the Town Zoning Law. The proposed action also includes correction of a typographical error in the Zoning Law text. The project is located on State School Road in the Town of Warwick, New York.

Contact: Michael Sweeton, Town of Warwick, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990, Phone: (845) 986-1124, E-mail: supervi@warwick.net.


Putnam County - The Town of Patterson Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law #5 of 2011 Amendment to Zoning for Gas Stations will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law amending Chapter 154 entitled "Zoning". The amendment will revise the definition of a gasoline station and permit as a principal use gasoline stations along Fairfield Drive near the intersection of Haviland Drive and along Route 311 near the Route 84 interchange. The Town Board has determined that the proposed amendment to the Town of Patterson Zoning Code will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment. The project is located along Fairfield Drive near the intersection of Haviland Drive and along Route 311 near the Route 84 interchange in the Town of Patterson, New York.

Contact: Richard Williams, Sr., P.O. Box 470, Patterson, NY 12563, Phone: (845) 878-6500, E-mail: rdw@bestweb.net.


Ulster County - The Town of Woodstock Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment to Local Law #2 of 1989, Zoning Law of the Town of Woodstock,
Sections 260-14 (Schedule of Use Regulations in HC and NC Districts; 260-19 (Maximum Floor area for Non-residential uses); 260-13 (Definitions) and 260-74 (Site Plan Review and Approval) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves amendments to Local Law #2 to modify the definitions of and procedures for review of commercial uses, as permitted by the Zoning Law of the Town of Woodstock, in the Hamlet Commercial (H/C) and Neighborhood Commercial (N/C) districts. The project is located throughout the Town of Woodstock, New York.

Contact: Angela Sweet, Town of Warwick, 45 Comeau Drive, Woodstock, NY 12498, Phone: (845) 679- 2113, ext. 7, E-mail: Asweet@woodstockny.org.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town of Pawling Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption of the Town of Pawling Comprehensive Plan Update and Zoning Amendments. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on September 7, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Pawling Town Hall, 160 Charles Colman Boulevard, Pawling, NY 12564. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until September 14, 2011. The Draft GEIS is available from the Town of Pawling Town Hall, 160 Charles Colman Boulevard, Pawling, NY 12564 and on line at: http://www.pawling.org.

The action involves the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan Update (CPU) and proposed zoning amendments to the use and bulk tables for the HA, HB and I zoning districts. Please refer to the Draft CPU and Appendix C containing the proposed zoning amendments. No land development is proposed in this action. To include changes to the uses and bulk requirements in the HA (Hamlet - 1/2 acre); HB (Highway Business - 1 acre); and I (Industry - 1 acre) zoning districts. No changes to density are proposed. All Zoning District boundaries will remain as they are currently configured. The CPU objectives include review of land development regulations and open space inventory with strategies to identify to identify gaps; need for links in; and more effective protection of natural, agricultural and open space resources and community character. The Town's zoning and land use regulations will also be evaluated to balance the complement of residential and non-residential uses permitted; and flexibility and usefulness for encouraging desired uses, needed housing and better design. The CPU objectives include a historic inventory; community mapping; and examination of local laws regarding effective recognition and protection of these resources. The CPU objectives include evaluation of Critical Environmental Areas (CEA) and Environmentally Significant Areas (ESA) regulation and monitoring; and making linkages with other protected resources.

The project is located throughout the Town of Pawling, New York.

Contact: David Kelly, Supervisor, Town of Pawling, Town Hall, 160 Charles Colman Boulevard, Pawling, NY 12564, Phone: (845) 855-4464, E-mail: dpkelly@pawling.org.


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