ENB - Region 3 Notices 7/10/2013
Notice of Public Information Meeting on the Preparation of a Management Plan for the Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park
Westchester County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) Taconic Region will be holding public information meetings regarding the preparation of a Management Plan for the Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park. The public is encouraged to participate in this planning effort and welcomes all comments and suggestions. Two meetings will be held. The first will be on July 23, 2013 in Yonkers at the Yonkers Public Library, Riverfront Branch, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers NY at 6:00 p.m. The second will be held on July 25, 2013 at the Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining at 7:00 p.m.
Park staff will make a brief presentation about the planning process and the park history and receive public comments.
A Public Information Meeting Packet is available on the NYS OPRHP website at: http://nysparks.com/inside-our-agency/master-plans.aspx.
Written comments and suggestions may be submitted by August 23, 2013 to:
NYS OPRHP - Planning Bureau
Albany, NY 12238
Notice of Request for Proposals for Operation and Maintenance Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency's Waste-To-Energy Facility and Notice of Statement of Findings on Public Comments
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to General Municipal Law §120-w, a Request For Proposals (RFP) for a contract (Service Agreement) to operate and maintain the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency's waste-to-energy facility commencing on July 1, 2014 has been issued. The Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency has prepared a Preferred Service Agreement (PSA) for the operation and maintenance of the Facility by a Contractor for a term through June 30, 2027, with two six (6) year Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency options to extend. The PSA is the basis for this RFP.
Responses to this RFP will be received by the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency at its office, located at 96 Sand Dock Road, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601, until 3:00 p.m. on August 21, 2013. All proposals must be accompanied by a $75,000 Proposal Bond.
Copies of the Request for Proposals, Proposal Response Forms A-G, the Preferred Service Agreement, relevant contracts and Facility Performance Information may be obtained from the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency's Executive Director, William J. Calogero, E-mail: email@example.com or Denise Walsh, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and are available online at: www.dcrra.org.
A Proposers' Facility tour will be held on July 17, 2013, at the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency, at 10:00 a.m. E.S.T. to view the Facility.
Notice is also given that the public comments received on the Draft RFP and the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency's Statement of Findings on them are also available at the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency and at the Poughkeepsie Public Library District, Adriance Library, 93 Market Street, Poughkeepsie New York.
Contact: William J. Calogero, Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency, 96 Sand Dock Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, Phone: (845) 463-6021, Fax: (845) 462-6090, E-mail: email@example.com.
Dutchess County - The Division of Military and Naval Affairs, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Stormville Combined Support Maintenance Shop will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction and operation of an approximately 75,000 square foot Combined Support Maintenance Shop plus additional supporting facilities. Supporting facilities include unheated storage, vehicle parking, security fencing, access roads, lighting, vehicle wash system and pump house, loading ramp, flammable materials storage building, controlled waste handling facility, sidewalks and utilities. The project is located at 516 Route 216 in Stormville, Town of Beekman, New York.
Contact: Peter Jensen, Division of Military and Naval Affairs, 330 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY 12110-3514, Phone: (518) 786-4548, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS
Rockland County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) and the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Rockland Lake, Hook Mountain, Nyack Beach and Haverstraw Beach State Parks. Agencies and the public are afforded the opportunity to consider the Final EIS; this consideration period ends on July 22, 2013. Copies of the Final Plan/Final EIS is available for review at the Rockland Lake Park Office; the offices of the agency contacts listed below; the New City Library, 220 North Main Street, New City; Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway, Nyack and Valley Cottage Library, 110 Route 303, Valley Cottage. The online version of the Master Plan/Final EIS is available at the following publicly accessible web site: http://www.nysparks.state.ny.us/inside-our-agency/master-plans.aspx
The action involves the proposed Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Rockland Lake, Hook Mountain, Nyack Beach and Haverstraw Beach State Parks. The final plan includes proposals for both resource protection and recreational use. Recreational proposals include the complete rehabilitation of the North Pool complex and conversion of the South Pool complex into a court and field recreation area. Also proposed are improvements to both golf courses, the construction of two new playgrounds and improvements to picnicking areas, parking lots, comfort stations, and maintenance areas. The trail system and Nyack Beach parking area will be improved. A new park manager's residence will be identified and a new trailhead parking area and cultural resource center will be developed at Landing Road. The nature center will be rehabilitated and expanded. A Cultural Resource Plan will be developed and natural resource management strategies for water resources, invasive species and wildlife will be undertaken. Partnerships will be developed for improving interpretive opportunities and trail stewardship. The Final Plan/Final EIS describes potential environmental impacts and mitigation of those that may be adverse. Areas that have been evaluated with respect to impacts include: land and water resources, biological resources/ecology, scenic resources, historic/archeological resources, open space and recreation, traffic and access, public health and safety, and growth and character of the community and neighborhood. The park complex is located in the Town of Clarkstown, New York.
Contact: Jim Hall, Palisades Interstate Park Commission, Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain, NY 10911, Phone: (845) 786-2776, Fax: (845) 786-2701 or M. Pamela Otis, NYS OPRHP - Environmental Management Bureau, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 474-0409, Fax: (518) 474-7013.