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ENB - Region 4 Notices 9/26/2012

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of New Scotland Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New Salem Water District - Formation, Financing, Construction and Operation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a petition received by the Town of New Scotland requesting the formation of a water district to serve the New Salem area of the Town. In general terms, the proposed New Salem Water District will include 154 residential and commercial properties. The improvements will consist of an interconnection with the existing Bethlehem Water District pipeline located along Route 85, a proposed master meter pit, a booster pump station, the installation of a 200,000 gallon water storage tank adjacent to the New Scotland Highway Garage, two pressure reducing valves, and the installation of approximately 16,700 linear feet of 8 inch HDPE pipe and associated hydrants and appurtenances. The project is generally described as being located at the intersection of New York State Route 85 and New York State Route 85A and will include facilities along Old New Salem Road, New Salem South Road, Meadowbrook Place and Rock Hill Road in the vicinity of the Hamlet New Salem, Town of New Scotland, New York.

Contact: Thomas E. Dolin, Town of New Scotland, 2029 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159, Phone: (518) 439-4889.


Schoharie County - The Town of Cobleskill Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Route 7 / Howe Caverns Water and Sewer Infrastructure Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of water and sewer lines to serve the Route 7 corridor. The project includes all related water and sewer appurtences, interconnection to the existing water main in the Village of Cobleskill and the installation of a forcemain, grinder pumps, and pump stations to flow to the Village of Cobleskill wastewater treatment facility. The project is located on the Route 7 corridor between the Village of Cobleskill and the Howe Caverns facility on Cavern Road in the Town of Cobleskill, New York.

Contact: Thomas M. Murray, Town of Cobleskill, 378 Mineral Springs Road, Cobleskill, NY 12043, Phone: (518) 234-1719.


Schoharie County - The Town of Sharon Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of an Updated Town of Sharon Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of an updated Town of Sharon Zoning law governing the use of land in the Town of Sharon. This includes changes to the purpose statements; planned developments; expressly prohibited uses; special use and site plan sections; updated standards for specific uses; definitions; application submittal requirements; addition of supplemental regulations; establishment of critical environmental area overlays; renaming of the PID to PLID; removal of CI and PCI districts; and the updating of the Zoning Board of Appeals procedures. The project is in the Town of Sharon, New York

Contact: Sandra Manko, Town of Sharon, Town Hall, 129 Main Street, P.O. Box 204, Sharon Springs, NY 13459, Phone: (518) 284-3010.


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