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ENB - Region 5 Notices 9/26/2012

Public Notice

Construction of a Snowmobile Trail from Seventh Lake to Eighth Lake Revision

County: Hamilton

Location: Moose River Plains Wild Forest, Town of Inlet, New York

Lead Agency: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)

Contact: Eric Kasza, Supervising Forester
NYS DEC - Region 5 Northville Sub-Office
Division of Lands and Forests
P. O. Box 1316
Northville, NY 12134
Phone: (518) 863-4545

Project Description: In addition to the 256 trees to be cut for the construction of a1.9 mile snowmobile trail from the Seventh Lake snowmobile trail to the Eighth Lake Trail as noticed in the September 19th ENB, it has been determined that an additional 76 trees need to be cut for the completion of this trail. This project was approved (Alternative 11, p. 119) in the Moose River Plains Wild Forest UMP/GEIS January 2011. This project will be constructed in accordance with the Department's Management Guidance on "Snowmobile Trail Siting, Construction and Maintenance on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack Park". Any tree cutting will be in compliance with Lands and Forest Policy # 91-2 on Cutting, Removal or Destruction of Trees and Other Vegetation on Forest Preserve lands.


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: Essex County Department of Public Works
c/o Tony Lavigne
8053 US Route 9
Elizabethtown, NY 12932

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Virgina Yamrick

APA Project Number: 2012-00002

Project Title: Essex County Department of Public Works

Location: New York State Route 9 & Otis Lane in the Town of Elizabethtown, New York

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: October 11, 2012

Project Description: The applicant is seeking approval for the replacement of Otis Lane Bridge and the relocation of Otis Lane within 1/4 mile of the Boquet River, a designated Recreational River.


County: Hamilton

Applicant: Marion River Railroad Carry Co.
P.O. Box 100
Raquette Lake, NY 13436

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Virginia Yamrick

APA Project Number: 2012-0150

Project Title: Marion River Railroad Carry Co.

Location: New York State Route 28 in the Towns of Arietta and Indian Lake, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: October 11, 2012

Project Description: The applicant is seeking approval for a three lot subdivision involving wetlands within 1/4 mile of the Marion River, a designated Recreational River. The subdivision is also located within 300 feet of the edge of New York State Route 28, a statutorily designated Highway Critical Environmental Area (CEA); and is located within the Towns of Arietta and Indian Lake, both of which administer Adirondack Park Agency approved local land use programs.

[The numbering of the proposed lots referred to herein subsequently follow numbered Lots 1 through 4 previously authorized in APA Permit 2010-70]. The proposed subdivision will create Lot 5 (located solely in the Town of Indian Lake), a 35.5 ± acre parcel containing wetlands improved by an existing sand and gravel mine previously authorized by APA Permit 2001-135; Lot 6 (located in both the Towns of Indian Lake and Arietta), a vacant 266.6 ± acre parcel containing wetlands located on the north side of New York State Route 28 containing shoreline on both the Marion River and Utowana Lake; and Lot 7 (located in both the Towns of Indian Lake and Arietta), a 353.30 ± acre parcel located on both the north and south sides of New York State Route 28 containing wetlands and improved by a pre-existing single family dwelling (on the north side of NYS Route 28) with on-site water and on-site wastewater treatment systems. No new land use or development is proposed on the lots to be created.


County: Warren

Applicant: The Nicholes Family Living Trust, Louis G. Nicholes and Thelma E. Nicholes, Trustees

Applicant Contact for this Project: Cedarwood Engineering Services, PLLC
248 Main Street
PO Box 203
North Creek, NY 12853

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Aaron Zieman

APA Project Number: 2011-0177

Project Title: The Nicholes Family Living Trust, Louis G. Nicholes and Thelma E. Nicholes, Trustees

Location: Old Schroon Road in the Town of Chester, New York

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: October 3, 2012

Project Description: The action involves a four lot subdivision involving wetlands to create three building lots and retain one lot with an existing multiple family dwelling. The three building lots will be accessed from Old Schroon Road via a shared driveway. An upgrade to the onsite wastewater treatment system serving the existing multiple family dwelling is also proposed.


Negative Declaration

Fulton County - The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed deed Transfer of the Former Tryon Campus from New York State Office of General Services/Empire State Development to the Fulton County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the transfer from New York State Office of General Services/Empire State Development to the Fulton County IDA of the 515 ± acres of land, approximately 40 buildings, building contents, water and sewer lines and systems and all other components of the former Tryon Juvenile Detention Facility.

The Fulton County IDA's intent is to acquire title to the former Tryon Campus from the New York State Office of General Services/Empire State Development for the purpose of promoting future economic development initiatives. The Fulton County IDA has determined that the actual development of the real property within the former Tryon Campus will go through a thorough and specific environmental review at the time a detailed site redevelopment plan is prepared for review by the Fulton County IDA.

The project is located on County Road 107 in the Towns of Perth and Johnstown, New York.

Contact: James E. Mraz, Fulton County Industrial Development Agency, 1 East Montgomery Street, Johnstown, NY 12095, Phone: (518) 736-5660.


Washington County - The Town of Argyle Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law 1 of 2012 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Adoption of Local Law No. 1 of 2012, regulates the site, selection, design, operation, closure, and post-closure of solid waste management facilities within the Town of Argyle. The project is located throughout the Town of Argyle, New York.

Contact: Stefanie DiLallo Bitter, Town of Argyle, One Washington Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801, Phone: 518-792-2117.


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