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ENB - Region 9 Notices 4/3/2013

Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The Olean City School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sale of Former Ivers J. Norton Elementary School to Community Bank N.A will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed sale of the former Ivers J. Norton Elementary School site by the Olean City School District to Community Bank N.A., which will convert the vacant building into a mortgage processing center which would create 30 to 50 new jobs. The Olean City School District, as current owner of the site, is seeking a use variance from the City Zoning Board of Appeals, and Community Bank N.A. is seeking assistance from the Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency. At a later date, Community Bank N.A. may seek site plan or other approvals from the City Planning Board or City Council for on or off-site improvements, if and when it defines such a plan. The project is located at 409 and 421 West Henley Street in the City of Olean, New York.

Contact: Colleen Taggerty, Olean City School District, 410 West Sullivan Street, Olean, NY 14760, Phone: (716) 375-8001, E-mail: ctaggerty@olean.wnyric.org.


Genesee County - The Batavia City School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Batavia City School District Capital Improvements Project - 2013 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves capital improvements at various District-owned buildings, facilities, and sites, including a building housing the Richmond Memorial Library, Batavia High School, Van Detta Stadium, Batavia Middle School, Jackson Primary, John Kennedy Intermediate, and Robert Morris Schools.

Proposed improvements at a building housing the Richmond Memorial Library include upgrades to the slate roof shingles with asbestos abatement, the flat roof, windows and doors, interior improvements (carpet and emergency lights), masonry restoration, and site work including reconstruction of sidewalks, driveways, and parking areas.

Proposed improvements to the High School include addition of a sidewalk, parking areas, HVAC renovation and installation, a secure entrance, lighting work, upgrading hot water heaters, and various miscellaneous repairs or building renovations. At the softball field, new dugouts will be added with a scoreboard and fencing and re-grading of the field. Renovations to Van Detta Stadium will include accessibility upgrades including sidewalks, ramps, bathrooms, reinforced foundations, and various locker room and seating improvements.

Proposed improvements at the Middle School include hot water heater, HVAC and lighting upgrades and masonry restoration. The improvements at Jackson Primary School include masonry restoration, window, security and playground upgrades, and an additional drop-off loop at the main entrance, and interior building work including a new bathroom. The improvements at John Kennedy Intermediate School include masonry restoration, lighting, security, and window upgrades. Proposed improvements at Robert Morris School include plumbing work.

The project is located at the following locations in Batavia, New York:

Batavia High School
260 State Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Jackson Primary School
411 South Jackson Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Batavia Middle School
96 Ross Street
Batavia, NY 14020

John Kennedy Intermediate School
166 Vine Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Robert Morris School
80 Union Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Richmond Memorial Library
19 Ross Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Van Detta Stadium
120 Richmond Ave.
Batavia, NY 14020

Contact: Scott Rozanski, Batavia Central School District, 260 State Street, Batavia, NY 14020, Phone: (585) 343-2480, E-mail: srozanski@bataviacsd.org.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Niagara County - The Town of Lewiston, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Capital Improvements and Amendment of the Joseph Davis State Park Master Plan 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 April 27, 2013. A public scoping session will be held on April 8, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at the Town of Lewiston Town Hall, 1375 Ridge Road, Lewiston, New York. The Draft Scoping Document is available for review from the Town of Lewiston Town Hall, Lewiston Public Library, the Town of Lewiston Senior Center and on line at: www.townoflewiston.us.

The action involves various capital improvement projects to Joseph Davis State Park. The proposed improvements will require amendments to the 2004 Park Master Plan and development of a supplemental EIS. The proposed improvements include:

Boat Launch & Riverside Area Improvements - Construction of a public boat launch, fishing pier and additional park roads to increase access to the Riverside Area.

Campground & Mainland Improvements - Construction of 60 Recreational Vehicle and 10 camp sites, with a 4,800 square foot building containing supporting amenities/facilities within Joseph Davis State Park.

Canoe Trail & Eastern Area Improvements - Construction of a 7 acre pond and associated canoe trails to connect to two existing ponds.

The project is located at 4130 Lower River Road in Lewiston, New York.

Contact: Gregory Keyser, Town of Lewiston, 285 Delaware Avenue, Suite 500, Buffalo, NY 14202, Phone: (716) 856-2142, E-mail: gkeyser@craworld.com.


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