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ENB - Region 3 Notices 4/25/2012

Negative Declaration

Sullivan County - The Town Board of the Town of Lumberland, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Law #1 of 2012 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Adoption of proposed Law #1 of 2012 amending the Town Zoning Law. The project is located throughout the Town of Lumberland, New York.

Contact: Nadia Rajsz, Town of Lumberland, 4054 Proctor Rd., Glen Spey, NY 12737, Phone: (845) 856-8600.


Westchester County - The Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law G-2012 - Permitting Private Schools as Temporary Educational Special Permit Use will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a proposed local law that would permit Private Schools as Temporary Educational Special Permit Use for a period of three (3) years in the M-1 Zoning District if it met the following requirements:

1. The private school shall operate only on property in the M-1 District fronting on Fenimore Road or anywhere in the M-1 District to the east of Fenimore Road.

2. The private school shall occupy only existing buildings, and no external improvements or increases in building footprints may occur to accommodate such occupancy.

3. The Planning Board may renew a Temporary Educational Special Use Permit for a second term of no longer than an additional three (3) years, and only one such renewal may be issued to a permit holder by the Planning Board.

The project is located in the M-1 Zoning District of the Village of Mamaroneck, New York fronting on Fenimore Road or to the east of Fenimore Road.

Contact: Richard Slingerland, Village Mamaroneck, 123 Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, Phone: (914) 777-7703, E-mail: rslingerland@vomny.org.


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Marom Amended Planning Board Steep Slope Permit & Area Variance (Zoning Board of Appeals Approval) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. On June 16, 2010, the Planning Board approved a Planning Board steep slope permit associated with the construction of a one family residence and related improvements. The Planning Board approved disturbance of approximately 3,004 square feet of area classified as 15-25% slope (Steep Slope), approximately 1,557 square feet of area classified as 25-35% slope (Very Steep Slope), and approximately 1,798 square feet of area classified as greater than 35% slope (Excessively Steep Slope). The site is now in mid-construction and the applicant has proposed to amend the Planning Board steep slope permit to modify the locations and heights of previously approved retaining walls in three (3) locations. In addition, the applicant is requesting approval to permit the relocation of an already constructed driveway. Lastly, the applicant is requesting a variance from Section 285-14(B)(4)(d) of the Zoning Ordinance to reduce the rear yard from 28 feet (required), to 13.3 feet (proposed) in order to legalize the construction of a building. On April 4, 2012, the Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as Lead Agency, made an amended negative declaration on the proposed action. The property consists of approximately 11,367 square feet and is located in the R-10 One-Family Residence District . The project is located at 11 Elizabeth Street in Scarsdale, 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.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Ulster County - The Town of Ulster Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Landing Woods at Ulster, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice.

The action involves a proposal by the applicant, Landing Woods at Ulster, LLC, for a Site Plan and Special Use Permit approval to develop an 84 unit townhouse development (attached dwellings) on a 31.43 acre site, served by private central water and municipal sewer. Subdivision and Cluster Development approval under Chapter 161 and Section 190-16 (a) of the Town Code is also being requested. The project is located at 1271-1299 Flatbush Road (NYS Route 32) in the Town of Ulster, New York.

The conditions are:

A plan for improvements to the Whittier Sewer Treatment Plant and collection system must be approved and agreements to finance such improvements must be consummated prior to final approval of the subdivision plat and special permit.

Contact: James E. Quigley, 3rd, Town of Ulster, One Town Hall Drive, lake Katrine, NY 12775, Phone: (845) 382-2765.


Positive Declaration

Sullivan County - The Town Board of the Town of Thompson, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed EPT Concord Resort may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a proposal by the applicant, EPT Concord II, LLC, to develop a master planned destination resort community (EPT Concord Resort) on approximately 1,538 acres of land that it owns in the Town of Thompson. When complete, the EPT Concord Resort will include an 18 hole golf course, a racino and harness racing track, hotels, a residential village with a mix of unit types including condos, apartments, townhouses and detached single family homes, a civic center, a medical home, an active adult community, an entertainment district with cinema and supporting retail, an RV park, and a multi-use trail system with abundant open space. To develop the EPT Concord Resort, the Applicant has initiated the following: First, the Applicant has petitioned the Town Board of the Town of Thompson for an amendment to the Town of Thompson Planned Resort Development (PRD) section of the zoning law (Town Code § 270-27.2) to enable the development of the EPT Concord Resort at the site of the former Concord Resort.

Second, the Applicant seeks approval from the Town Board for a new PRD Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) for the approximately 1,538 acre project site. The approval of the CDP is contingent on the adoption of the proposed zoning text.

Third, the Applicant seeks Site Plan Approval from the Town of Thompson Planning Board for the first phase development of the Proposed Project (Phase 1) that will include a racino, hotel, harness track and related facilities.

The Applicant intends to begin construction of Phase 1 by the end of 2012, pending the receipt of the necessary approvals. To evaluate the impacts of the Proposed Action and the Proposed Comprehensive Development Plan Project a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GEIS) will be prepared. The Draft GEIS will also include a Site Specific Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) to analyze the potential impacts of the proposed development of Phase 1.

The project is located primarily on the east side of Concord Road, south of Kiamesha Lake Road, southeast of Rock Ridge Drive and an irregular boundary on the eastern side, in the Town of Thompson, New York.

Contact: Anthony Cellini, Town of Thompson, 4052 State Route 42, Monticello, New York, 12701, Phone: (845) 794-2500.


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