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ENB - Region 3 Notices 1/21/2015

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Rhinebeck Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Carolyn Marks Blackwood Residence will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Planning Board's grant of subdivision plat approval, special use permits, site plan approval and a certificate of removal or demolition in the matter of the consolidation of two existing parcels; the removal of a recent addition to a contributing structure within the Hudson River National Landmarks District, the Rhinecliff Overlay District and the Local Waterfront Revitalization Area; the construction of a new and expanded addition more in character with the neighborhood and the historic structure; and the undertaking of related site improvements including drainage and landscaping. The project is located at 64 Grinnell Street, Rhinebeck, New York.

Contact: Brennan Kearney, Town Hall, 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572; Phone: 845-876-6296 ex. 24, Fax: 845-876-5885, E-mail: town.planning@rhinebeck-ny.gov


Orange County - The Town of Montgomery Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Angry Orchard Special Exception Use Permit, Site Plan and Lot Consolidation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action proposes to covert a small portion of an existing apple orchard and construct a 15,000 square foot cidery building for research and development and hard cider production along with a tasting room and a gift shop. The site will continue to use the existing apple orchard and cold storage warehouse. Site alterations will include the preparation of access and parking areas as well as water supply and sanitary waste disposal. The lot's orchard and cold storage facility parcels will be combined, while the access to these combined lots will be modified in connection with an adjacent tax lot that is not part of this action. The project is located at 2223 and 2241 Albany Post Road, Town of Montgomery, Orange County, New York.

Contact: Suzanne Hadden, Town of Montgomery Planning Board, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, NY 12549; Phone: (845)457-2643, Fax: (845)457-2760, E-mail: shadden@townofmontgomery.com


Sullivan County - The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bethel Local Development Corporation - Proposed Ballard Road Sand & Gravel Mine will not have a significant effect on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement will not be prepared. The applicant proposes to mine sand and gravel from a 16.5 acre area of a 186 acre parcel. Approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material is proposed to be removed in four (4) phases over a 25-year period. Reclamation of mined areas will be concurrent with on going mining operations. Final reclamation plans include construction of a 10.9 acre pond. Periodic use of a portable dry screening plant is also proposed. The project is located on the south side of Ballard Road approximately 1000 feet east of the Hamlet of Smallwood in the Town of Bethel, Sullivan County.

Contact: Scott Ballard, NYSDEC, Division of Environmental Permits, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1620; Phone: (845) 256-2250, E-mail: scott.ballard@dec.ny.gov


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Gazivoda, 57 Paret Lane - Planning Board Wetland/Watercourse Permit, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a new inground "Infinity Edge" pool with associated pool deck, trellis structure, and landscape plantings in the rear yard of an existing single-family residence. The applicant is proposing approximately 150 cubic yards of excavation and 9,700 sq. ft. of disturbance within the regulated buffer area on the property. The nearest point at which the proposed disturbance will be located to the existing off-site wetland/watercourse is approximately 17.9 ft., for a proposed 1 ft. to 3 ft. retaining wall. The property consists of 62,717 sq. ft. and is situated on the north side of Paret Lane, approximately 1,275 ft. from the intersection of Hawthorne Way. The property is located in a R-30 One Family Residence District. The project is located at 57 Paret Lane, P.O. Hartsdale, Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Garrett Duquesne, Community Development and Conservation, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607; Phone: (914)993-1505, Fax: (914)993-1518, E-mail: gduquesne@greenburghny.com


Westchester County - The Rye City Council, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Theodore Fremd Affordable Housing will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed action involves the adoption of a local law to change the zoning of a 2.080-acre property located at 150 North Street. The request would change the zoning of the Westchester County-owned property from the B-6, General Business, District and the B-1, Neighborhood Business, District to the RA-5, Senior Citizen's Apartment, District to provide for the construction of a 40-unit affordable senior housing community. The project is located at 150 North Street, Rye, New York.

Contact: Christian K. Miller, City of Rye, 1051 Boston Post Road, Rye, New York 10580; Phone: (914)967-7167, E-mail: cmiller@ryeny.gov


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