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ENB - Region 5 Notices 8/14/2013

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: Daniel Arbour, President
Sunset Farm Ltd.
3061 Route 22
PO Box 281
Willsboro, NY 12996

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Suzanne B. McSherry

APA Project Number: 2011-0095

Project Title: Daniel Arbour

Location: 3061 Route 22 in Willsboro, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: August 29, 2013

Project Description: As AMENDED on January 25, 2012 is briefly described as follows: A new private airport is proposed on existing agricultural fields. A 1,450 foot long, 50 foot wide grass airstrip would be maintained by mowing. The runway is no less than 1,400 feet westerly of Route 22 and has a north-south orientation. No runway lighting or structures are proposed. A 7 foot tall pole with an orange nylon windsock would be installed adjacent to the runway. Use of the airstrip would be limited to daylight hours during the twelve months of the year. A maximum of 150 take-offs and landings annually are proposed. No maintenance or re-fueling will occur on-site. The airport will be utilized by single-engine planes only, without horsepower limits.


County: Hamilton

Applicant: Lower Sargent Pond Reclamation

Contact for this Project: William F. Schoch
NYS DEC - Region
1115 New York State Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Leigh Walrath

APA Project Number: 2013-0136

Project Title: Lower Sargent Pond Reclamation

Location: Lower Sargent Pond, Sargent Ponds Wild Forest in the Town of Arietta, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: August 29, 2013

Project Description: The project is briefly described as the application of the pesticide Prenfish Toxicant™ (Active Ingredient: 5% Rotenone) to remove non-native largemouth bass species (Micropterus salmoides) from Lower Sargent Pond. The lake will be stocked to establish a native brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) population upon natural degradation of the toxicant. This will be the fourth reclamation of Lower Sargent Pond with previous reclamations undertaken in 1956, 1962, and 1971. The project is in compliance with the Guidelines for Fisheries Management in Wilderness, Primitive, and Canoe Areas (Adopted by the Adirondack Park Agency on April 26, 1990 and Amended on July 10, 1992).


Negative Declaration

Saratoga County - The City of Saratoga Springs Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cellco / Verizon Cell Tower - Saratoga Gaming and Raceway will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a stealth TV cell tower, considered for up to 113 feet in height to accommodate additional carriers and related accessory facilities. The project is located at the Saratoga Gaming and Raceway, 35B Nelson Avenue in the City of Saratoga Springs, New York.

Contact: Kate Maynard, City of Saratoga Springs, City Hall, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, Phone: (518) 587-3550 extension 2517.


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