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ENB - Region 3 Notices 6/19/2013

Negative Declaration

Ulster County - The Shawangunk Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wallkill Fire District Headquarters Site Plan Amendment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a revised site plan which illustrates a fire station that is reduced in size from approximately 29,108 square feet to 12,034 square feet of gross floor area. The facility now proposes four bays. The two story facility with mezzanine floor would include space for: apparatus, building mechanical equipment, a decontamination room, records room, ready room, radio dispatch, storage, social hall with kitchen, administrative offices, and restrooms. The facility will be served by municipal water and sewer. Accessory uses include a stormwater detention basin, fuel dispensing area, dumpster location, announcement sign, and parking areas. A sidewalk will be constructed along the property frontage on NYS Route 208. The project is located on Borden Road and NYS Route 208 in the Town of Shawangunk, New York.

Contact: Kris Pedersen, Town of Shawangunk, 14 Central Avenue, Wallkill, NY 12589, Phone: (845) 895-3356 extension 1, E-mail: planning@ shawangunk.org.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Town of North Castle Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Brynwood Golf & Country Club. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 27, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the H.C. Crittenden Middle School, 10 MacDonald Avenue, Armonk, NY 10504. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted for 30 days following the close of the public hearing. The Draft EIS is available from the North Castle Office of the Town Clerk, 15 Bedford Road, Armonk, New York; the North Castle Public Library Branches and on line at: http://www.northcastleny.com/planning/pages/brynwood-seqra-documents.

The action involves an application for the development of an adult oriented residential community at the existing Brynwood golf/country club, and improvements to club facilities and amenities and the golf course. The residential neighborhood would include a mix of golf condominium units: 64 Golf Residences (58 two-bedroom units and 6 three-bedroom units), 14 Club Villas (three-bedroom units), 5 detached Golf Cottages (4 bedroom units); as well as 5 Fairway Residences (3 bedroom units) in one building south of the clubhouse. Total unit count would be 88 residential units (80 market rate and 8 fair and affordable units). Proposed club improvements include relocation of tennis courts, construction of a new tennis viewing pavilion, as well as a new outdoor pool and patio area, and parking for the club in the existing parking lot (to be improved with added landscaping). Proposed renovations to the club include a reduction in banquet hall size and a new pool and patio. Renovations and improvements to the existing 18-hole golf course are proposed, as well as upgrades to the existing on-site sewage treatment plant. Water supply is proposed to be from on-site wells. The Proposed Action includes amendments to the North Castle Zoning Ordinance, a special permit for the "golf course community," site plan approval and wetlands permit. Approval may also be required to subdivide the "golf course community" from the golf/country club and amendments to the Town Comprehensive Plan Update 1996. The project is located at 568 Bedford Road in Armonk, 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.

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