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ENB - Region 3 Notices 10/3/2012

Negative Declaration

Putnam County - The Haldane Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2012 Capital Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Haldane Central School District (District) to adopt a public referendum for a Capital Improvements Project that will involve upgrades to its existing athletic facility on the school campus located on Craigside Drive in the Village of Cold Spring. The Project involves replacement of the existing grass playfield with a synthetic surface and perimeter running track. Other related site improvements will be made in coordination with the playfield upgrades including a retaining wall, new scoreboard and bleacher system, fencing improvements, and vehicular (maintenance and emergency) and pedestrian access improvements. The existing stormwater management system will also be modified. Interior renovations in the High School Building shall include locker room reconstruction and Auditorium renovations. The project is located at 15 Craigside Drive, Cold Spring, New York.

Contact: Mark Villanti, Haldane Central School District, 15 Craigside Drive, Cold Spring, NY 10516, Phone (845) 265-9254.


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ostashkin Site Plan, Planning Board Steep Slope Permit, Area Variances (Zoning Board of Appeals Approval) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. On November 2, 2011, the Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as Lead Agency, made a negative declaration on the proposed action, which included a proposal to construct a three (3) story mixed-use building consisting of enclosed parking (1st level), a dance studio of approximately 3,600 square feet (2nd level), and an owner occupied residential unit (3rd level). The applicant proposes vehicular access off Central Park Avenue South and Henry Street. Two (2) vacant buildings exist on the lot and are proposed to be demolished. Variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) are required as well. The property consists of approximately 7,405 square feet and is situated in the CA Central Avenue Mixed-Use Impact District.

As a result of new information (an amended Building Inspector determination), the Planning Board made an amended negative declaration on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. On July 27, 2012, the applicant submitted a revised application which removed the formerly proposed residential unit from the third floor. As a result the new design, the Town of Greenburgh Planning Board made an amended negative declaration on Wednesday, September 19, 2012.

The project is located at 63 Henry Street on the northeast corner of Central Park Avenue South and Henry 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.


Westchester County - The Town of North Castle Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Mark Real Estate - Mariani will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves zoning amendments to the Nursery Business (NB) Zoning District to allow for less restrictive and additional uses in the NB Zoning District. Changes include, but are not limited to, permitting additional seating associated with an accessory cafe, allowing an increase in size of an accessory cafe, increasing the hours of operation of an accessory cafe, permitting the sale of home furnishings and accessories and allowing indoor social functions. The project is located throughout the NB Zoning District in the Town of North Castle, New York.

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


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Ulster County - The Town of Wawarsing Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Nevele Resort-Spa and Gaming Redevelopment Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted October 25, 2012. A public scoping session will be held on October 18, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at 108 Canal Street, Ellenville, New York.

The action involves the redevelopment of the existing Nevele Resort, comprising approximately 176 acres and largely limited to the existing development footprint. The Resort currently has and, as redeveloped, will have approximately 450 hotel units, the golf course, the outdoor skating rink, the skiing area, and other existing amenities. New facilities and amenities will include swimming pools and water features, a casino and gaming facilities (including a temporary casino facility), a small amount of resort related retail, a number of restaurants, a spa and convention (ballroom) facilities, among others. The existing on site infrastructure will be improved. A conceptual redevelopment plan is on file with the Town of Wawarsing. The project is located on Arrowhead Road in the Town of Wawarsing, New York.

Contact: Jean Loewenstein, Clough, Harbor and Associates, Phone: (518) 453-8771, E-mail: jloewenstein@chacompanies.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Town of Yorktown Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Costco Wholesale Club and Fueling Station. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on October 15, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center (YCCC), 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until October 30, 2012. The Draft EIS is available from the Town of Yorktown Town Clerk, Town of Yorktown Planning Department, John C. Hart Memorial Library and on line at: http://www.yorktownny.org.

The action involves a proposal by the applicant to develop an 18.75 acre parcel, and construct a 151,092 square foot Costco Wholesale Club retail store and club member available filling station with three pump islands in a C-3 zoning district. Within the proposed Costco store will be a 4 bay loading dock and tire center that will include 4 service bays, an office/waiting area, and a sales floor. The project is located at 3200, 3220 and 3216 Crompond Road (Routes 202/35) and 3220 Old Crompond Road in Yorktown Heights, Town of Yorktown, New York.

Contact: John Tegeder, Town of Yorktown, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, Phone: (914) 962-6565, E-mail: planning@yorktownny.org.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Orange County - The Town of Goshen Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hartley Road Electrical Distribution substation for Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. The Final EIS is available from the Town of Goshen, Town Hall, 41 Webster Avenue, Goshen, NY, the Goshen Public Library, 203 Main Street, Goshen, NY and on line at: www.townofgoshen.org/DEIS.htm.

The action involves a proposal by the applicant, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc (ORU) to build an electric distribution substation on a 48.7 acre property. The application will require a special use permit from the Town of Goshen Town Board and site plan approval from the Town of Goshen Planning Board. The project is located at 157 Cheechunk Road, between Hartley Road and Cheechunk Road in the Town of Goshen, New York.

Contact: Diego Morales, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., 390 West Route 59, Spring Valley, NY 10977, Phone: (845) 577-3647, E-mail: moralesdi@oru.com.


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