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ENB - Region 3 Notices 2/15/2012

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Hyde Park Zoning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Stop and Shop Supermarket Company, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application for the re-issuance of special use permits to permit the structurally non-conforming Ames store on the subject property to be demolished and replaced with a proposed 59,100 square foot Stop & Shop Supermarket and a separate 2,000 square foot retail store, and to permit a portion of the subject property to be used as a gas station. Such special use permits were originally granted on April 21, 2010. The Applicant is also seeking minor amendments to its approved site plan for the proposed project. A negative declaration was issued by the Lead Agency prior to the issuance of the special use permits and the approval of the site plan for the proposed project on November 18, 2009. There have not been any material changes to the project site or the surrounding area since the negative declaration was issued and original approvals were granted. The project is located at Route 9 and Kessler Drive in the Town of Hyde Park, New York.

Contact: Donna Knapp, Town of Hyde Park, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, Phone: (845) 229-5111 ext. 2, E-mail: Planningsec@hydeparkny.us.


Putnam County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lyons Ulmar Soil Mine will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to operate a soil mine on a 22.67 acre life of mine area, involving excavation of "run of bank" gravel consisting of sand and cobbles of varying sizes; construction of a new road to access the proposed mine site; and the construction of an outfall from the proposed stormwater system. The mining is to be conducted using standard sand and gravel excavation methods, including the operation of a portable crushing and screening plant. An estimated 1,385,470 cubic yards of material will be removed over a period of approximately 30 years. The immediate reclamation proposed is forest. The project is located on the east side of US Route 9 between Mill Road and East Mountain Road North in the Town of Phillipstown, New York.

Contact: Daniel Whitehead, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1696, Phone: (845) 256-3801.


Sullivan County - The Town of Liberty, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Loomis Sewer Treatment Plant Upgrades will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves upgrading the sewage treatment plant serving the Loomis neighborhood by installing Rotating Biological Contractors. The project is located at the Loomis Sewer Treatment Plant in the Town of Liberty, New York.

Contact: Charles Barbuti, Town of Liberty, Town Hall, 120 North Main Street, Liberty, NY 12754, Phone: (845) 292-5111, E-mail: c.barbuti@townofliberty.org.


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ray Steep Slope Permit will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a Planning Board steep slope permit for a proposal to construct a landscaped area at the rear portion of a residential lot consisting of three (3) tiers of landscaping. The lower tier is proposed to be a flat landscaped area that backs up to an existing bedrock slope. At the top of this existing bedrock slope, an approximately three (3) foot retaining wall is proposed to be anchored into the existing bedrock to create the second tier. The second tier is proposed to be a sloped landscaped area with an approximately four (4) foot retaining wall anchored into the existing bedrock to create the third tier. The third tier is proposed to be a flat landscaped area backing up to an existing area of bedrock. A proposed set of stone steps would provide access to each tier. In addition, the applicant proposes to construct an approximate 2,600 square foot addition to the existing residence, along with a related walkway and deck replacement. The applicant proposes to disturb a total of 2,500 square foot of disturbance on 15-25% slopes (Steep Slopes) and 986 square foot of disturbance on 35% + slopes (Excessively Steep Slopes). The project requires approximately 70-100 cubic yards of cut and smaller portions of fill. The property consists of approximately 20,000 square foot and is located in the R-10 One-Family Residence District. The project is located on the east side of South Healy Avenue approximately 700 foot from the intersection of South Healy Avenue and Thomas Court in the Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Thomas Madden, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1505, E-mail: tmadden@greenburghny.com


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ostashkin Sire Plan, Steep Slope Permit and Use and Area Variances will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. On November 2, 2011, the Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as Lead Agency, made a negative declaration on the proposed action, which included a proposal to construct a three (3) story mixed-use building consisting of enclosed parking (1st level), a dance studio of approximately 3,600 square foot (2nd level), and an owner occupied residential unit (3rd level). The applicant proposes vehicular access off Central Park Avenue South and Henry Street. Two (2) vacant buildings exist on the lot and are proposed to be demolished. Variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) are required as well. The property consists of approximately 7,405 square foot and is located in the CA Central Avenue Mixed-Use Impact .

As a result of new information (an amended Building Inspector determination), the Planning Board has scheduled a work session on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, to review the updated information and make a revised determination of significance, which could result in an amended negative declaration or, if deemed warranted, a rescinded negative declaration and issuance of a positive declaration.

The project is located the northeast corner of Central Park Avenue South and Henry Street in the Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Thomas Madden, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1505, E-mail: tmadden@greenburghny.com


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