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ENB - Region 3 Notices 11/30/2011

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Village of Red Hook Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Anderson Commons will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to subdivide a 56.3 acre property into 51 lots varying in size. The project contains a mix of townhouse-style dwellings and detached single family dwellings. Approximately 7.97 acres are located in the Neighborhood Mixed Use District in the Village of Red Hook and 40.96 acres are located in the R1 District in the Town of Red Hook. Thirteen dwelling units are proposed within the Village. A commercial component is also proposed. Access to the site will be provided from the Village via Fisk Road and from Glen Ridge Road. A new public road, Cohen's Way, will be located in both the Village and the Town. The applicant proposes to have the Town maintain the entire road pursuant to an intermunicipal agreement with the Village. A subsurface sewage treatment system is proposed. which will be owned and operated by a Transportation Corporation. Water will be supplied via connection to the Village of Red Hook municipal water system. The project is located at the intersection of Fisk Street and Baxter Road in the Town and Village of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Lara Hart, Village of Red Hook, 7467 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-1081.


Ulster County - The Town of New Paltz Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wetlands and Watercourse Protection Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Town of New Paltz Town Board to add Chapter 139 to the town code, Wetlands and Watercourse Protection Law. The proposed law would protect wetlands, waterbodies, watercourses and quality vernal pools by regulating certain activities in these resources and their adjacent buffer areas, as defined in the law. It would also establish a Wetlands Inspector to administer and enforce many of the new requirements.

Specifically, the proposed law would establish a permitting requirement for the activities listed in proposed Section 139-8 (Regulated Activities) where they occur in regulated areas. The Town Planning Board is designated as the main permitting authority. Section 139-12 (Procedures for Permits) would further authorize the Wetland Inspector or the Planning Board (if another board approval is necessary) to issue "Notices of Determination" for certain listed activities and for activities that do not have potential to cause substantial adverse effect on regulated areas. In such cases, no permit determination by the Planning Board would be necessary. The project is located throughout the Town of New Paltz, New York.

Contact: Toni Hokanson, Town of New Paltz, 1 Veterans Drive, P.O. Box 550, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 255-0604, E-mail: supervisor@townofnewpaltz.org.


Ulster County - The Town of Gardiner Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Telecommunications Monopole Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application for special permit approval to permit the construction and operation of a wireless telecommunications facility on a 0.138 acre potion of a 8.16 acre parcel of land in the HM (Hamlet Mixed Use) Zoning District. The action will also require site plan approval from the Planning Board and area variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals. The project is located at 2340 Route 44/55 (Town of Gardiner Town Hall property) within the Town of Gardiner, New York.

Contact: Joseph Katz, Town of Gardiner, 2340 Route 44/55, Gardiner, NY 12525, Phone: (845) 255-9675.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Rockland County - The Village of Chestnut Ridge Village Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Village Green marketplace. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 15, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. at the Chestnut Ridge Village Hall, 277 Old Nyack Turnpike, Chestnut Ridge, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact listed below until 10 days following the close of the Public Hearing. The Draft EIS is available from the Village of Chestnut Ridge Office of the Village Clerk, 277 Old Nyack Turnpike, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977; the Finkelstein Memorial Library, 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley, NY 10977 and online at: http://www.vanickproperties.com.

The action involves an amendment to the zoning ordinance to create a new district RS - Regional and National Retail use and for a zoning map change. The applicant, Vanick Properties Incorporated of Westwood, NJ, proposes to construct a 137,500 square foot retail center on a 16 acre parcel fronting Red Schoolhouse Road east of the New York State Thruway in the Village of Chestnut Ridge. The proposed retail market place will consist of a 121,000 square foot main building and two "pad" buildings, one being 6,500 square feet and a second being 10,000 square feet. The Marketplace "anchor" will be a full service 45,000 square foot grocer. The project fronts on Red Schoolhouse Road east of the Garden State Parkway connection to the New York State Thruway in the Village of Chestnut Ridge, New York. The southerly border of the property is also the New York - New Jersey State line.

Contact: Office of the Village Clerk, Village of Chestnut Ridge, 277 Old Nyack Turnpike, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977, Phone: (845) 425-2805.


Ulster County - The Town of Marlborough Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Bayside/Amodeo Change of Zone; Bayside Development Plan. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Marlborough Town Hall, 1650 Route 9W, Milton, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the Lead Agency for ten days after the close of the public hearing. A copy of the Draft EIS is available for viewing at the Town Clerk's office listed below and is also available for viewing on the internet at the following address: http://www.maserconsulting.com/resources.asp?id=Bayside_Draft_Environmental_Impact_Statement_(DEIS).

The action involves a petition to change zoning district designation of the Bayside parcel from R-1 to a combination of R and C-1. Petition to change zoning district designation of the Amodeo parcel from R-1 to R. Bayside Construction, LLC proposes to construct seventy-three (73) market rate two bedroom, multi-family dwellings with garages, eighteen (18) two bedroom, two-family dwellings with garages, ten (10) two bedroom apartments above 12,600 square feet of retail space on a 23.36 acre site. In addition, parking areas, a clubhouse, recreation areas, walking paths, private roadways, together with sidewalks and landscaping will be developed on the site.

The project sponsor is seeking to re-zone the property from the current Residential (R-1) zoning district to a combination of Residential (R) and Commercial (C-1) districts for a proposed mixed use development. The project site is currently separated from the R zoning district by a lot in the southwest corner of the project site and the Marlboro Middle School property. There is no concept of plan of development for the Amodeo parcel at this time.

The project is located on the west side of NYS Route 9W just north of the Marlboro Middle School and on Purdy Avenue in the Town of Marlborough, New York.

Contact: Town Clerk of the Town Marlborough, Marlborough Town Hall, 1650 Route 9W, Milton, NY 12547, Phone: (845) 795-5100.


Westchester County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Dobbs Ferry, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Rivertowns Square. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 19, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dobbs Ferry Village Hall, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until 10 days following the close of the Public Hearing. The Draft EIS is available at the Dobbs Ferry Village Hall, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY and on line at: http://www.dobbsferry.com/.

The action involves an application by Saber Dobbs Ferry LLC and Lincoln Dobbs Ferry LLC, as co-developers, for site plan approval of a proposed mixed-use redevelopment of the former AKZO Nobel Chemical, Inc. property with 6 buildings containing approximately 226 residential units (including affordable units); an approximately 55,000 square foot supermarket; approximately 60,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space; and an approximately 107 room hotel/inn, together with approximately 1,200 parking spaces. The project is located at Stanley Avenue, Danforth Avenue, Livingstone Avenue, Ogden Avenue and Lawrence Street in the Village of Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Contact: Marcus Serrano, Village of Dobbs Ferry, 112 Main Street, Dobs Ferry, NY 10522, Phone: (914) 231-8502, E-mail: mserrano@dobbsferry.com.


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