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ENB - Region 9 Notices 8/21/2013

Negative Declaration

Erie County - The Town of Elma, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) Proposed Communications Tower Construction will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 300 foot self supporting lattice tower on existing NYSEG property. Tower will only service NYSEG needs and will not have any other user. The project is located at 345 Stolle Road in the Town of Elma, New York.

Contact: Dennis Powers, Town of Elma, 1600 Bowen Road Elma, NY 14059, Phone: (716) 652-3260.


Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rezoning of a Portion of 460 Casey Road will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request is to rezone 4.7 ± acres of land from Suburban-Agriculture (S-A) to Residential District Three (R-3) to permit construction of nine (9) single-family homes. The property is located on the north side of Casey Road, generally between Sable Park and Levin Lane in the Town of Amherst, New York. The site is adjacent to NYS Wetland CC-15. The petitioner is Henry Sicignano, 4750 Spaulding Drive, Clarence, NY 14031.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, Phone: (716) 631-7051, E-mail:planning@amherst.ny.com.


Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rezoning of 9450 Transit Road (portion) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rezoning of 1.94 ± acres of land located at 9450 Transit Road (portion) in the Town of Amherst, New York from Suburban-Agriculture (S-A) and General Business (GB) to Multi-Family Residential District Seven (MFR-7) to allow construction of garages for the senior housing project located adjacent to the north at 9500-9510 Transit Road.

The subject property has no frontage and is located on the west side of Transit Road, 1,275± feet north of Casey Road. The rezoning application includes a request to modify the condition imposed on the subject property on April 12, 2010 when it was rezoned from S-A to General Business. That condition required that the western S-A zoned portion of the site be deed restricted from further development.

This project is a Type I action due to its proximity to Gott Creek. The petitioner is Waldex Holdings, LLC, c/o Hopkins & Sorgi, PLLC, 5500 Main Street, Suite 100, Williamsville, NY 14221.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, Phone: (716) 631-7051, E-mail:planning@amherst.ny.com.


Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan Review for "The Grove at Buffalo" Student Housing Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed student housing development to include 216 units totaling 584 beds on 29 acres of land. The project includes a clubhouse and various accessory recreation facilities and is located at the east side of Sweet Home Road adjacent south to the I-990 expressway in the Town of Amherst, New York. The action also includes the possible transfer of 1/2 ± acre of land to the Town of Amherst to construct a 2500 ± square foot salt barn by the Town of Amherst for use by the Town Highway Department.

This project is a Type I action due to its location within 100 feet of a flowing watercourse and a regulated floodway. The petitioner is Campus Crest Development LLC, 2100 Rexford Road S-300, Charlotte, NC 28211.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, Phone: (716) 631-7051, E-mail:planning@amherst.ny.com.


Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Building Addition will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rehabilitation of an existing 2 story masonry/wood building which includes construction of a 2 story, 2,900 ± square foot addition to the south side of the building, demolition of an existing patio and construction of a new patio on the north and west sides of the building, and construction of a service delivery area to the south of the proposed addition. The subject property is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Old Niagara Falls Boulevard and Tonawanda Creek Road in the Town of Amherst, New York. The site is bounded on the west side by Tonawanda Creek/Erie Canal.

This project is a Type I action pursuant to Part 617.2 of Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review) of the Environmental Conservation Law and Local Law 3-1982, due to its proximity to Tonawanda Creek/Erie Canal. The petitioner is Hormoz Mansouri, HLM Holdings, LLC, 2060 Sheridan Drive, Buffalo, NY 14223.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, Phone: (716) 631-7051, E-mail:planning@amherst.ny.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Erie County - The State University Construction Fund, (SUCF) as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. The Final EIS is available from the University of Buffalo, Abbott Hall, The Health Sciences Library, UB South Campus, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo; the Central Library, 1 Lafayettte Square, Buffalo and on line at:http://www.sucf.suny.edu/project/environ.cfm

The action involves a proposal by the State University Construction Fund (SUCF) and the University at Buffalo (UB) to construct a building to serve as the primary location for the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (the SMBS) on an approximately 2.0 acre site at the southeast corner of Main and High Streets in Downtown Buffalo (the SMBS site). Additionally, the University and other partner institutions propose to a construct an associated parking structure on an approximately 0.6 acre site adjacent to the existing Ellicott-Goodrich Garage (EGG) on the block bounded by Main, East North, Ellicott, and Goodrich Streets (the Parking Ramp site). The Project site (both the SMBS and Parking Ramp sites) is located within the new UB Downtown Campus in the City of Buffalo, Erie County, New York (see Figures 1 and 2). UB's downtown campus boundary roughly coincides with the boundaries of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC). The 120 acre BNMC is a consortium of nine health care related institutions, including UB, Kaleida Health, and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, located at the northeastern corner of downtown Buffalo. As described in the Draft EIS, the SMBS facility (as originally envisioned) was proposed to be up to eight stories tall (and include two subterranean levels), up to approximately 610,000 gross square feet, and up to approximately 195 feet tall at the highest point. These maximum dimensions were used throughout the Draft EIS to provide for a conservative (i.e., "worst case") assessment of potential environmental impacts. However, to reduce financial costs (and to avoid or minimize potential visual effects on adjacent areas) the SMBS has been redesigned to be somewhat smaller than the proposed building as it is described in the Draft EIS. As presently envisioned, the SMBS facility will be up to eight stories tall (with one subterranean level), up to approximately 589,000 gross square feet, and will be up to approximately 150 feet tall at the highest point.

The project is located on the southeast corner of Main Street and High Street in the City of Buffalo, New York.

Contact: Peggy McSorley, State University Construction Fund, 335 Broadway, Albany, NY 12246, Phone: (518) 320-1710, E-mail: Peggy.McSorley@suny.edu.


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