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ENB - Region 1 Notices 11/21/2012

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Planning Board of the Incorporated Village of Sag Harbor, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan and Special Application of Petroleum Ventures LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the nearly complete redevelopment of a 0.996 acre site, currently used as a filling station automobile repair shop, into a renovated, upgraded and modern filling station and automobile repair shop, with an accessory convenience store. The redevelopment will include the demolition and/or removal of most of the structure above and under the ground, and the construction or installation of several new buildings, structures, landscape plantings and other site improvements. The project is located 144 Hampton Street in the Incorporated Village of Sag Harbor, New York.

Contact: Neil Slevin, Incorporated Village of Sag Harbor, Village Hall, 55 Main Street, P.O. Box 660, Sag Harbor, NY 11963, Phone: (631) 722-0222, E-mail: boards@sagharborny.gov.

Conditioned Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Town of Southampton Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bridge Gardens will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice.

The action involves the conversion of the existing residence into a philanthropic educational center, consisting of "a 5 acre ornamental garden consisting of an Inner Garden and an Outer Garden," "for educational purposes," to " raise public awareness of its (Peconic Land Trust's) work by using the gardens to educate about conservation, with the existing house to be converted into the manager's residence/education center," and to further allow "for routine public events on site or operation of non-profit corporations," with the request "to expand a parking area and post signage to identify the property," for two properties totaling 5.0 acres or 217,800 square feet located within the CR 80 (Country Residential 80,000 square feet) Zoning District, and situated within the Aquifer Protection Overlay District, the Agricultural Overlay District, and within the NYS Archeologically Sensitive Areas, The project is located on the south side of Mitchells Lane, at 36 and 66 Mitchells Lane, within the Hamlet of Bridgehampton, Town of Southampton, New York.

The conditions are:

1. All events shall be mission driven events, by or in collaboration with the Peconic Land Trust; events not associated with the mission of the specific non-for-profit and philanthropic use are prohibited.
2. The site shall not be utilized independently by any outside entities and shall not be used as a wedding venue or leased or rented to outside entities.
3. All parking shall be accommodated on site, with an overflow parking plan to be reviewed and approved by the Planning Board.
4. All Special Event parking shall be accommodated on site or offsite parking shall be formalized through a parking agreement.
5. There shall be no outdoor public-address permitted on site.
6. Noise generated onsite shall not exceed the parameters defined in the Code of the Town of Southampton Chapter 235 Sections 2 and 3. The music amplification shall be designed and installed to minimize impact to surrounding residential properties. There shall be no amplified sound prior to 11:00 a.m. or later than 9:00 p.m.
7. The applicant shall provide the necessary line of sight, sight distances and stopping distances for vehicles entering or exiting the site.
8. The applicant shall obtain any and all permits from the Town of Southampton Highway Department for a curb cut onto Mitchells Lane.
9. The subject properties shall be limited to 2 (two) Special Events per year, consistent with the residential Special Event parameters defined under Section 283-6B, only one of which may be held at night, consistent with the Special Event parameters for all other zoning districts.
10. The applicant shall merge the subject properties prior to signature of the Site Plan / Special Exception.
11. The applicant shall re-vegetate the area within the 50 foot Wide Buffer which has been disturbed and encroached upon. A re-vegetation plan shall be reviewed and approved by the Planning Board and the Chief Environmental Analyst, prior to signature of the formal Site Plan.
12. The Planning Board shall require covenants and restrictions that require that, upon change in ownership or a change of entity the use shall be extinguished or if there is a change in ownership or a change of entity that Planning Board review shall be required.
13. Compliance with conditions 1 through 13, as conditions of the Site Plan / Special Exception Approval.

Contact: Dennis Finnerty, Town of Southampton, 116 Hampton, Southampton, NY 11968, Phone: (631) 287-5735.

Positive Declaration

Nassau County - The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Old Westbury, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury Campus Improvements may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves an application for the modification of Special Use Permit and Site Plan Approval to allow the construction of seven new buildings totaling 282,778 square feet, including four residence hall buildings with a total capacity of 699 beds, campus commons, executive office building, and academic building, (which is being considered for future development). Proposed ancillary features include new and reconfigured/expanded driveways, walkways, parking areas, drainage infrastructure, and landscaping; an open-loop geothermal system to heat and cool the new buildings; and an upgrade to the existing on-site sewage treatment plant. The project is located on the south side of Northern Boulevard (New York State Route 25A), West of Whitney Lane n Old Westbury/Brookville, New York.

Contact: Michael H. Sahn, Village of Old Westbury, Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC, 333 Earle Ovington Boulevard, Suite 601, Uniondale, NY11553, Phone: (516) 228 1300, Email: MSahn@swcblaw.com.

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