ENB - Region 3 Notices 8/8/2012
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from MHMG-KM Kingston LLC for a site known as the Former Miron Pre-Cast Facility, site ID #C356049. This site is located in the Town of Ulster, within the County of Ulster, and is located at 1561 Ulster Avenue, 12550. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than September 22, 2012. Information regarding the site, the application, and how to submit comments can be found at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60058.html or send comments to: Matt Hubicki, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 402-9564, E-mail: email@example.com.
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Dutchess County - The Town of Amenia Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No. 3 of 2012, Section 121-51.1 Entitled "Abandoned Property" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of Local Law No. 3 of 2012, which is a local law adding a new section 121-51.1 to the Amenia Town Code to regulate Abandoned Properties in the Town of Amenia. The project is located throughout the Town of Amenia, New York.
Contact: William Flood, Town of Amenia, 4988 Route 22, Amenia, NY 12501, Phone; (845) 373-8118.
Ulster County - The Town of Ulster Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed MHMG-Kingston LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant MHMG - KM Kingston, LLC, for a Site Plan Amendment approval to construct a 4 story 83,440 square-foot Medical Office Building, 419 associated parking spaces and construction of new access drives from U.S. Route 9W (Ulster Avenue). The proposed site plan amendment involves the technical modification of site access resulting from New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) required modifications along with minor changes of a ministerial nature requested by the applicant related to site lighting and landscaping. The project is located at 1561 and 1601 to1629 Ulster Avenue (U.S. Route 9W) in the Town of Ulster, New York.
Contact: James E. Quigley, 3rd, Town of Ulster, One Town Hall Drive, Lake Katrine, NY 12775, Phone: (845) 382-2765.
Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing (Rescheduled Hearing and Extension of Comment Period)
Dutchess County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills Memorial State Park, Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park and Staatsburgh State Historic Site. A public hearing on the Draft EIS has been rescheduled for August 16, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at the Taconic Regional Headquarters, Staatsburg, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contacts listed below until August 31, 2012. A hard copy of the Draft Plan/Draft EIS is available for review at the offices of the agency contacts listed below, the Staatsburg Library, 70 Old Post Road, Staatsburg and the Hyde Park Library, 2 Main Street, Hyde Park. The online version of the Master Plan/Draft EIS is available at the following publicly accessible web site: http://nysparks.com/inside-our-agency/master-plans.aspx.
The action involves the proposed Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills Memorial State Park, Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park and Staatsburgh State Historic Site. The draft plan includes proposals for resource protection and for recreational use including: improvements to trails, the Norrie campground, cabins, and group camp area, the Lewis Gordon Norrie Playground Area, and the Dinsmore Golf Course irrigation system. The plan also proposes the construction of a new maintenance facility, the restoration of the estate's stone walls and the exterior of Mills Mansion, and the stabilization of Hoyt House. In addition, the boundary of the State Historic Site will be revised and guidelines for park and site management zones developed. The draft plan also calls for preparation of cultural landscape and historic structure reports, historic vista restoration and enhanced environmental and cultural interpretation. Storm water management will be addressed. Natural resource protection and management strategies for water resources, rare, nuisance and invasive species and successional old fields will be implemented, and a Bird Conservation Area will be designated. The Draft Plan/Draft EIS describes potential environmental impacts and mitigation of those that may be adverse. Areas that have been evaluated with respect to impacts include: land and water resources, biological resources/ecology, scenic resources, historic/archeological resources, open space and recreation, traffic and access, public health and safety, and growth and character of the community and neighborhood.
The park complex is located in the Town of Hyde Park, New York.
Contact: Linda Cooper, NYS OPRHP, Taconic Region, PO Box 308, 9 Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580, Phone: (845) 889-4100, Fax: (845) 889-8217 or M. Pamela Otis, NYS OPRHP - Environmental Management Bureau, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 474-0409, Fax: (518) 474-7013.
Comments may be e-mailed to: Mills-Norrie.Plan@parks.ny.gov.
Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing
Westchester County - The City of Peekskill Common Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Central Firehouse. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on August 13, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Peekskill City Hall, 840 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Peekskill, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until August 27, 2012. Copies of the Draft EIS are available at the Peekskill City Hall, 840 Main Street, City Clerk & Planning Department, Peekskill, NY; the Field Library, 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY and on line at: http://www.cityofpeekskill.com/fire/central-fire-station-and-renovation-study.
The action involves the centralization of the majority of the City of Peekskill's Fire Department operations at a new Central Fire House to be constructed in the City's downtown. The City of Peekskill has acquired 1137 Main Street, is in contract to purchase 1141 Main Street and will acquire a portion of 1101-9 Main Street (Crossroads Plaza) through negotiations or eminent domain. Improvements to be acquired total 23,950 square feet. A total of 1.5 acres of land would be acquired.
The Central Fire House will comprise 36,483 square feet in two stories. The space will accommodate most Department fire protection and emergency service vehicles in eight bays, and up to 16 firefighters per shift. Approximately 40 off-street parking spaces would be provided. These spaces will be constructed in an existing parking area. The Central Fire House is estimated to cost $15.7 million which includes an estimated $2.75 million in property acquisition costs. The City proposes to utilize bonds to cover the costs.
The proposed action is located in the Peekskill Downtown Historic District, a portion of which is designated as a National Register Historic Place. The proposed project site is not located within the portion that is Nationally Registered, but is adjacent to this area which is located north and northeast of the project site.
The project is located at the southwest corner of Main Street (US Route 6) and Broad Street (Route 202/35) in the City of Peekskill, New York.
Contact: Anthony Ruggiero, City of Peekskill, 840 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Peekskill, NY 10566, Phone: (914) 734-4210, E-mail: ARuggiero@cityofpeekskill.com.
Westchester County - The Village of Mamaroneck Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed 1000 Taylors Lane Subdivision. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Hall Courtroom, 169 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Mamaroneck, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until Septmeber 22, 2012. Copies of the Draft EIS are available at the Mamaroneck Village Hall (Building Department), Mamaroneck Village Hall at the Regatta, Mamaroneck Public Library and on line at: http://www.village.mamaroneck.ny.us.
The action involves a proposal by the applicant for a three lot subdivision of a 5.17 acre site into residential lots compliant with the requirements of the R-15 zone. The existing single-family home on the property will remain on a 52,051 square foot lot, bounded on the east by a 106,980 square foot lot and on the west by a 66,114 square foot lot. No new streets are proposed; each of the three lots would have driveway access off of Taylors Lane.
The existing property is partially within a 100 year floodplain, and also contains a 0.958 acre New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) regulated freshwater wetland associated with Otter Creek and Magid Pond, both of which are designated by the Village as Critical Environmental Areas (CEAs). The site is also located in close proximity to the Village CEA of Van Amringe Millpond and the Westchester County CEA of Long Island Sound. Construction of the proposed two new houses and associated infrastructure would involve approximately 1.01 acres of site development and vegetation removal, in addition to the 0.67 acre of the site that is currently developed. However, the remaining 3.49 acres of the site would remain undeveloped. No construction of any kind is proposed to occur within the Village's 100 foot wetland buffer.
The project is located at 1000 Taylors Lane in the Village of Mamaroneck, New York.
Contact: Geraldine Diamond, Village of Mamaroneck, 169 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, Phone: (914) 777-7731, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS
Sullivan County - The Town Boards of Tusten, Bethel, Cocheton, Callicoon, Delaware, Highland, Lumberland and Rockland, as co-lead agencies, have accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Local Road Preservation Program. The Final EIS is available in the Towns of Bethel, Callicoon, Cochecton, Delaware, Highland, Lumberland, Rockland and Tusten and on each of the Town's webpages.
The action involves the adoption of a local road use preservation law and related program. The program is being developed using engineering and evaluation standards published by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). In general, the AASHTO based program will require local roadway users who create "concentrated traffic" to repair (or pay to repair) any damage they cause to local roadways and ensure roadways are safe for the intended traffic.
The project is located throughout the Town of Tusten, Bethel, Cochecton, Callicoon, Delaware, Highland, Lumberland and Rockland, New York.
Contact: Mark Sweeney, 1 Commerce Plaza, Albany, NY 12260, Phone: (518) 487-7600, E-mail: email@example.com