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ENB - Region 3 Notices 10/5/2011

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Southeast Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Springhouse Estates Water District Supply Replacement will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the replacement of the supply and treatment facilities for the water district. New groundwater wells, storage and treatment facilities are to be constructed on a parcel to be amended to the existing water district and connected to the existing distribution system. The project is located on Foggintown Road in the Town of Southeast, New York.

Contact: Michael Fanning, 21 Fox Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, Phone: (845) 486-1539, E-mail: mfanning@chazencompanies.com.


Dutchess County - The Town of Pleasant Valley Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning and Subdivision Regulations Amendments will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the amendment of sections of the Town's 2009 zoning code and subdivision regulations to clarify specific language and address any inconsistencies found since the 2009 adoption. In the zoning code, the amendments are mostly related to non-conformities, multi-family housing, fees and site plan modifications. Amendments to the subdivision regulations involve updates to definitions, lot design and regulation separability. Additionally, changes to the zoning map were also made to rezone properties from Medium Density Residential (MDR) to the Hamlet Residential (HR) district to reflect previously approved applications that were consistent with HR regulations. The project is located throughout the Town of Pleasant Valley, New York.

Contact: John McNair, Town of Pleasant Valley, 1554 Main Street, Pleasant Valley, NY 12569, Phone: (845) 635-3274, E-mail: pvs@pleasantvalley-ny.gov.


Dutchess County - The Town of Pleasant Valley Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wetland/Waterbody Local Law Amendment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves amendments to sections of the Town of Pleasant Valley Wetland, Waterbody and Watercourse Protection local law to clarify specific language and address any inconsistencies. Specifically, the amendments are related to the policy of the law and minor adjustments to regulations. The project is located throughout the Town of Pleasant Valley, New York.

Contact: John McNair, Town of Pleasant Valley, 1554 Main Street, Pleasant Valley, NY 12569, Phone: (845) 635-3274, E-mail: pvs@pleasantvalley-ny.gov.


Ulster County - The Town of Rochester Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Real Escapes Property, LLC Special Use Permit will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a Special Use Permit required as per 14042 of the Town of Rochester Code for the expansion of a non-conforming use membership club known as The Body of Truth spa located in the AR-3 zoning district. The plan includes the expansion of the parking area; additions to the main house and office; the expansion of pond and landscaping; new construction of a gym/fitness barn, outdoor meditation pavilion, and sauna building; additions of two new septic systems and a well; and the removal of a garage structure. The project site is 20.5 acres, of which 2 acres will be involved with the expansion. A Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) has been prepared. The main house is known as the Sahler Stone House and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The project will require a Freshwater Wetlands permit from New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) for the pond expansion and work in the M-20 wetland (Class III) and the regulated adjacent area. The entrance driveway onto Kyserike Road will be relocated and will require a permit from the Ulster County Department of Public Works. Ulster County Health Department approval is required for the two new septic systems and well. The project will increase parking spaces for the site by 33 to a new total of 46. The project is located on Kyserike Road in the Town of Rochester, New York

Contact: Michael Baden, Town of Rochester, P.O. Box 65, Accord, NY 12404, Phone: (845) 626-2434, E-mail: torpbzba@hvc.rr.com.


Ulster County - The Planning Board of the Town of New Paltz, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Smiley Brothers Inc Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a two lot subdivision of a 1,134.2 acre parcel of land, located in the R-A1.5 Zoning District. The land is a portion of lands designated as Lake Mohonk National Historic Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. Proposed Lot 1 (505 acres) will be retained by the applicant; proposed Lot 2 (856.59 acres) will be conveyed to Open Space Conservancy, Inc or its designee. Existing structures on Lot 1 include the Mohonk Golf Course, the Mohonk Mountain House entrance and gatehouse, several residential buildings, a golf shop and maintenance building. Existing structures on Lot 2 include six residential structures, three farms and associated accessory buildings. No new uses, structures or land disturbance are proposed on either lot as part of this subdivision. The project is located on Butterville Road and Mountain Rest Road in the Town of New Paltz, New York.

Contact: Michael Calimano, Town of New Paltz, One Veterans Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 255-0604.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Westchester County - The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Master Plan for Pace University Pleasantville Campus may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on October 17, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town of Mount Pleasant Town Hall, 1 Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595. The action involves a proposal by Pace University for the updating of its master plan at its Pleasantville Campus. The application proposes to consolidate the Briarcliff Manor and Pleasantville programs on the Pleasantville Campus, which will entail the construction of new residence halls, athletic facilities and administrative space. The action will also reconfigure the Campus core, improve the infrastructure and upgrade existing facilities. The action will adhere to sustainable development standards in a manner that is sensitive to the existing environmental conditions of the site and the surrounding community. The Pace University Pleasantville Campus site consists of approximately 200 acres. The project is located along Bedford Road adjoining the Taconic Parkway in the Town of Mount Pleasant, New York.

Contact: Jacqui Koenig, Town of Mount Pleasant, 1 Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595, Phone: (914) 769-3155, E-mail: jkoenig@mtpleasantny.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Hearing

Putnam County - The Town of Kent Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Kent Wireless Infrastructure Plan. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on October 25, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kent Town Center, 25 Sybil's Crossing, Kent Lakes, New York, 10512. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until November 4, 2011. The Draft GEIS is available from the Town of Kent Town Clerk and Kent Library, both at the Kent Town Center, 25 Sybil's Crossing, Kent Lakes, New York, 10512. The Draft GEIS is also available on line at: www.townofkentny.gov.

The action involves the adoption of a Wireless Infrastructure Plan (Wireless Plan) for the Town of Kent. The proposed Wireless Plan identifies the existing wireless coverage (and gaps in coverage) in the Town and, based on an analysis of future wireless coverage needs amongst the various wireless service providers, makes recommendations for locations of future wireless facilities. The project is located throughout the Town of Kent, New York.

Contact: Katherine Doherty, Town of Kent, Kent Town Center, 25 Sybil's Crossing, Kent Lakes, NY 10512, Phone: (845) 225-3943.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Westchester County - The Town and Village of Harrison Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Sherman Avenue Subdivision. The Final EIS is available from the Town and Village Hall, the Planning Board Office, the West Harrison Library, Harrison Town Library, Purchase Free Library and on line at: www.Town.Harrison.ny.us. A Public Hearing has been scheduled for October 25, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alfred F. Sulla, Jr. Municipal Building, One Heineman Place, Harrison, NY 10528.

The action involves the proposal to subdivide a 14.62 acre vacant parcel in the central-western portion of the Town of Harrison into thirteen (13) one acre, single-family building lots and a fourteenth (14) lot to be used as a stormwater detention parcel, to improve the unimproved sections of Sherman Avenue and Livingston Street, and to construct an emergency access road from the main access point (Sherman Avenue) to Dorado Drive for emergency vehicles only. The proposed residences would be provided public water and sewer service by extending existing mains already traversing the Property. A stormwater management system consisting of a detention basin and dry wells on the individual lots is proposed to be established as part of the development. Approximately 38 percent of the site along the property's western side will be disturbed; 62 percent will remain undisturbed. The project is located on Sherman Avenue in the Town Harrison, New York.

Contact: Rosemary Cusumano, Town and Village of Harrison, Alfred F. Sulla, Jr. Municipal Building, One Heineman Place, Harrison, NY 10528, Phone: (914) 670-3077, E-mail: rcusumano@harrison-ny.



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