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ENB - Region 9 Notices 9/14/2011

Public Notice

On September 6, 2011 the Town of Amherst awarded a contract to Modern Disposal Services, Inc. pursuant to Section 120-w (one hundred twenty-w) of the General Municipal Law for solid waste services. The validity of this contract or the procedures which led to its award may be hereafter contested only by action, suit or proceeding commenced within sixty days after the date of this notice and only upon the ground or grounds that: (1) such award or procedure was not authorized pursuant to that section, or (2) any of the provisions of that section which should be complied with at the date of this publication have not been substantially complied with, or (3) a conflict of interest can be shown in the manner in which the contract was awarded; or by action, suit or proceeding commenced on the grounds that such contract was awarded in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.

Contact: Adrienne Kotler, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, Phone: (716) 631-7043, E-mail: akotler@amherst.ny.us.


Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The Town of Allegany Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bonaventure Square District Energy Plant will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a District Energy Plant to provide district heating and cooling to buildings in the Bonaventure Square development and to provide electricity to offset the electric load for the buildings in the development. The Plant will use a combined heat and power system that involves the recovery of waste heat from the power generation to form a usable energy source to heat and cool site facilities. The fuel will be natural gas. The project is located at 3168 NYS Route 417 in the Town of Allegany, New York.

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


Cattaraugus County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Freedom Gravel Product Mine Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a 48.6 acre expansion of the life-of-mine limits of the Lafarge North America, Inc.'s facility known as the Lafarge Freedom Gravel Products Mine, for the mining of sand and gravel. The expansion acreage includes 12.7 acres directly north of the current mining area located to the west of Delevan Elton Road and north of Lime Lake Elton Road; and 35.9 acres located to the south of Lime Lake Elton Road (South Expansion Area). Unprocessed material will be trucked and/or transported with the use of a conveyor to the existing conveyor system, and then will be transported using the existing conveyor system to the processing plant located on the east side of Delevan Elton Road. Additional activities in the South Expansion Area include installation of a stormwater basin with a culvert below Lime Lake Elton Road to transmit water to the north side of the road the pipe will be designed to infiltrate to groundwater. Upon reclamation, there will be an approximately 1.7 acre seasonally wet/pond area in the South Expansion Area, with the remainder of both expansion areas reclaimed to open fields with warm season grasses. In addition, wild lupine will be established to create a habitat conducive for the introduction of Karner Blue Butterflies. The project is located to the west of Delevan Elton Road (County Route 21) and north of Lime Lake Elton Road (County Route 36); and south of Lime Lake Elton Road; in the Town of Freedom, New York.

Contact: Charles D. Cranston, NYS DEC - Region 9, 182 East Union, Suite 3, Allegany, NY 14706-1328, Phone: (716) 372-0645, E-mail: r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us.



Cattaraugus County - The City of Salamanca Common Council, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment of the City of Salamanca Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the amendment of the City of Salamanca Zoning Law to allow detached single family, multi family and two family dwellings as special permitted uses in districts B1 (City Center Use District), B2 (General Commercial Use District) and B3 (Neighborhood Commercial Use District). The project is located throughout the City of Salamanca, New York.

Contact: Ronald D. Poetz, City of Salamanca, 225 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, NY 14779, Phone: (716) 945-3110.


Erie County - The Village of North Collins, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves various water improvements in the Village of North Collins, the Town of North Collins and the Town of Brant. The action involves the following:

Treatment and Supply - Treatment and Supply improvements will include the rehabilitation of existing well pump houses, chemical system improvements, a new pump station to supply a new pressure zone, a new SCADA system and permanent on-site back up power generation at all pump locations.

Transmission and Supply - Transmission improvements include the installation of approximately 14,050 lineal feet of new 10 inch transmission main. The transmission main will be installed along public roads and within existing rights-of-way from the existing well field site on Milestrip Road in the Town of Brant to the existing water storage tank site in the Town of North Collins.

Distribution - Distribution improvements will include the installation of approximately 11,170 lineal feet of new 8 inch transmission main. The distribution main will be installed on Halley Road, Brant Street, Park Street, Harrison Avenue, High Street, Front Street, Main Street, Noyes Street, Pine Street, Railroad Avenue, School Street, Vermont Street, and Woode Street. Distribution mains will be installed along public roads and within the existing rights-of-way in the Village and Town of North Collins.

The project is located in various locations of the Village of North Collins, New York.

Contact: Gregory Kayser, Village of North Collins, 285 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, Phone: (716) 856-2142, E-mail: gkeyser@craworld.com.





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