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ENB - Region 5 Notices 12/26/2012

Public Notice

Construction of the Gilmantown Community Connector Snowmobile Trail

County: Hamilton

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

Location: Jessup River Wild Forest, Towns of Lake Pleasant and Wells, New York

Project Description: Construction of approximately 2.4 miles of snowmobile trail on Forest Preserve land from the Power Line Trail (National Grid power line Right-of Way [ROW] at Gilmantown Road) to the Perkins Clearing - Speculator Tree Farm Conservation Easement property line, which will eventually provide a completely land-based connection between Speculator and Wells. This project was approved, pages 208-209 in the Jessup River Wild Forest Unit Management Plan (UMP) / Generic EIS, August 2006; and pages 36-37 in the Jessup River Wild Forest UMP Amendment, September 2010. This project will be constructed in accordance with the NYS DEC's Management Guidance on Snowmobile Trail Siting, Construction and Maintenance on Forest Preserve Lands in the Adirondack Park and includes removal of 123 trees. Tree removal 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.

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.


Negative Declaration

Washington County - The Town of White Creek Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Town Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a town-wide comprehensive plan, developed pursuant to Town Law 272-a. The Plan, which also serves as an agriculture and farmland protection strategy, was developed over a multi-year period and included a data gathering phase (inventory and profile of all resources, mapping, public input to identify needs, issues, and goals), and a comprehensive planning phase (visioning sessions with the public and farmers, prioritization of critical farmlands to be protected, evaluation of current laws in White Creek, establishment of vision and goals, as well as strategies to be implemented long-term). The action is a Type I action under SEQRA, requires Washington County Planning Board review (as per GML 239-m), and public hearings. Adoption of the plan will provide the Town with a guidance document to help manage future growth and eliminate or mitigated environmental impacts resulting from subsequent growth and development of the landscape. The project is located throughout the Town of White Creek, New York.

Contact: Robert Shay, Town of White Creek, 28 Mountain View Drive, Cambridge, NY 12816, Phone: (518) 677-8545.


Washington County - The Village Board of the Village of Hudson Falls, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No.3 of 2012 - Amendment and Modification of Sections of Chapter 215 "Zoning" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law which proposes to amend and modify sections of Chapter 215 entitled "Zoning" for the purpose of updating and providing clarification to a number of the items in the Chapter. The project is located throughout the Village of Hudson Falls, New York.

Contact: Stefanie DiLallo Bitter, Village of Hudson Falls, One Washington Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801, Phone: (518) 792-2117.


Washington County - The Village Board of the Village of Hudson Falls, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No.4 of 2012 - Amendment to Section 178-7 of Chapter 178 "Subdivision" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law which proposes to amend and modify section 178-7 of Chapter 178 entitled "Subdivision" for the purpose of identifying boundary line adjustments. The project is located throughout the Village of Hudson Falls, New York.

Contact: Stefanie DiLallo Bitter, Village of Hudson Falls, One Washington Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801, Phone: (518) 792-2117.


Washington County - The Village Board of the Village of Hudson Falls, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No. 5 of 2012 - Amend Chapter 140 "Nuisance Abatement" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law which proposes to amend Chapter 140 "Nuisance Abatement" for the purposes of capturing the costs associated with addressing the nuisance. The project is located throughout the Village of Hudson Falls, New York.

Contact: Stefanie DiLallo Bitter, Village of Hudson Falls, One Washington Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801, Phone: (518) 792-2117.


Washington County - The Village Board of the Village of Hudson Falls, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No. 6 of 2012 - Chapter A219 "Schedule of Fees" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law which proposes to amend Chapter A219 entitled "Schedule of Fees" for the purpose of updating the required fees and costs that exist for requested items and regulated activities within the Village of Hudson Falls. The project is located throughout the Village of Hudson Falls, New York.

Contact: Stefanie DiLallo Bitter, Village of Hudson Falls, One Washington Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801, Phone: (518) 792-2117.


Washington County - The Village Board of the Village of Hudson Falls, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No.7 of 2012 - Amending Chapter 73 "Building Code Administration" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law which proposes to amend Chapter 73 "Building Code Administration" for the purposes of clarifying certain sections in the chapter. The project is located throughout the Village of Hudson Falls, New York.

Contact: Stefanie DiLallo Bitter, Village of Hudson Falls, One Washington Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801, Phone: (518) 792-2117.


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