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ENB - Region 3 Notices 8/29/2012

Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The North Castle Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment to Town Code for Fine Arts Education Facilities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Amendment of the Town Code to permit fine arts education facilities within all industrial zoning districts. In addition, along with the proposed zoning amendment, the Applicant is proposing the establishment of a 6,000 square fine arts education facility and a 2,500 square foot language and occupational therapy suite within the building at 1 Labriola Court. A new one-way entry access drive is proposed from Labriola Court to provide vehicular access to the proposed dramatic arts school and provide for a student drop-off area. The project is located in the Industrial Districts of the Town of North Castle, New York.

Contact: Adam R. Kaufman, Town of North Castel, 17 Bedford Road, Armonk, NY 10504, Phone: (914) 273-3542, E-mail: akaufman@northcastleny.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft SEIS and Public Hearing

Orange County - The Village of Woodbury Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Woodbury Common Renovation and Expansion. A public hearing on the Draft SEIS will be held on September 19, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the IBEW Building, 67 Commerce Drive, Harriman, NY. Written comments on the Draft SEIS will be accepted for a minimum of 10 days following the close of the public hearing. The Draft SEIS is available from the Village and Town Halls, Central Valley Public Library, the Highland Mills Public Library and on line at: www.villageofwoodbury.com.

The action involves an amended site plan and special permit approval for the construction of 60,000 square feet of infill development as well as the realignment of the existing ring road and other circulation improvements, the construction of a new parking structure, new bus pick-up and drop-off areas, complete renovation of the facade of the entire development and renovation/ redevelopment of common areas including the "main tower building", food court, customer service and visitor areas and pedestrian walkways as well as associated infrastructure areas. The project is located on Route 32, just east of exit 16 of the NYS Thruway in the Village of Woodbury, New York.

Contact: Maria Hunter, Village of Woodbury, 511 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY 10533, Phone: (845) 928-6911 ext 5, E-mail: woodblddept@yahoo.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Continued Public Hearing

Orange County - The Village of Tuxedo Park Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Overton Subdivision. A continued public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 17, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Village of Tuxedo Village Office, 80 Lorillard Road, Tuxedo Park, New York 10987. Written comments on the Draft EIS have been extended and will be accepted until October 1, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. The Draft EIS is available from the following:

Village of Tuxedo Park Planning Board Office
Village Hall, 80 Lorillard Road
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
Phone (845) 351-4745 Ext. 32.

Tuxedo Park Library
227 Route 17
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
Phone (845) 351-2207

The online version of the Draft EIS is available at the following publicly accessible website: http://tuxedopark-ny.gov/.

The action involves a 10 lot subdivision with site plan approval pursuant to Section 17-3(C) and other applicable sections, for the future placement of a single-family home on each lot. The Applicant is proposing to subdivide the property and sell the resulting lots individually; homes will be constructed by individual purchasers and not by the Applicant. The approved site plan being sought at this time will determine such factors as maximum appropriate building envelope for the placement of the home on the lot, the driveway location, and the area of disturbance for each lot. The approved site plan will also address any mitigation or conditions required to address visual, impacts, including any factors dealing with architectural features (for example, roof color, building height). In the future, each lot purchaser will have to obtain further site plan approval for the placement of the proposed home, such approval to be issued by the Planning Board as well as the Board of Architectural Review pursuant to Section 17-3(B) of the Village Code and other applicable sections. Such home design will have to comply with any applicable conditions of the site plan to be issued at the time of subdivision approval, unless an amended site plan approval is issued for the lot.

The proposed plans show, for each lot, the features required by section 17-3(C), including proposed building envelope, driveway location, proposed limits of disturbance, areas of wetland disturbance (if any), locations of proposed retaining walls (if any), trees to be removed, proposed water and sewer lines, and proposed stormwater management features.

Each lot will be served by an individual driveway. Lots 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7 will have access from Mountain Farm Road, Lots 2 and 3 will have access from Ivy Road, and Lots 8 through 10 will have access from Camp Comfort Road. Ivy Road will be shown on the subdivision map to be filed in the Orange County Clerk's office as a private road, and will continue to be privately owned.

The proposed action includes subdivision and site plan approval by the lead agency, as well as all local, regional and state approvals necessary to authorize the development of the site in accordance with the proposed development plans, and authorize construction of the structures and accessory development activities thereon. The proposed action and development may also require various permits and approvals from the other involved agencies.

The project is located on Mountain Farm Road and Camp Comfort Road in the Village of Tuxedo Park, New York.

Contact: John C. Ledwith, IV, Village of Tuxedo, 80 Lorillard Road, P.O. Box 31, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987, Phone: (845) 351-4745 Ext. 3, E-mail: jledwith@tuxedopark-ny.gov.


Sullivan County - The Town of Fallsburg Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Westbourne Estates. The Final EIS is available at the Town of Fallsburg Building Department, 5250 Main Street, South Fallsburg, New York, 12779 and online at: http://www.4ecological.com/.

The action involves the proposed development, known as Westbourne Estates, which would provide 331 unit mixed residential units on approximately 92 acres. Two hundred and thirty nine (239) of the proposed units, a mixture of single, duplex and apartment style, would be marketed as for-sale seasonal/second homes. The remaining 92 units (44 of which are existing units, known as Westbourne Gardens) would be apartment style, year round rental units. The apartment style sales units are proposed as three bedroom units whereas the single and duplex units would include six bedrooms each.

The site is located west of NYS Route 42 and south of NYS Route 52. Access to the project site is currently and would remain from Westbourne Drive, which is off (south) of NYS Route 52 in the hamlet of Woodbourne, Town of Fallsburg, New York

Contact: Arthur Rosenshein, Chairman Fallsburg Planning Board, 5250 Main Street, South Fallsburg, New York 12779. Phone: (845) 434.8810.


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