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ENB - Region 4 Notices 2/11/2015

Public Comment Period

Draft Amendment to the Elm Ridge Wild Forest Unit Management Plan

The Draft Amendment to the Elm Ridge Wild Forest Unit Management Plan (UMP) proposes the establishment of additional recreational trails in the unit to address the growth in use seen in recent years. All of the trails will be open to multiple non-motorized uses, including hiking, mountain biking, and x-country skiing.

Comments are welcome and will be accepted by the contact person until March 13, 2015. The Draft Unit Management Plan amendment is posted on the web at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/22612.html.

The Elm Ridge Wild Forest is located in the Town of Windham, Greene County, New York.

Contact: Josh Borst, NYS DEC - Region 4 Stamford Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 65561 State Highway 10, Suite 1, Stamford, NY 12167, Phone: (607) 652-3607, E-mail: r4.ump@dec.ny.gov.


Negative Declaration

Otsego County - The Village of Cooperstown, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tourist Accommodations - Local Law 3 of 2015 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a change in permitting requirement for Tourist Accommodation Special Permitted use within the Village of Cooperstown limits. The project is located throughout the Village of Cooperstown, New York.

Contact: Teri Barown, Village of Cooperstown, 22 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326, Phone: (607) 547-2411, E-mail: vcooperstown@stny.rr.com.


Otsego County - The Village of Cooperstown, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tourist Accommodations Sunset/Amortization - Local Law 4 of 2015 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the creation of a Local Law stipulating an amortization period for legally existing non-conforming tourist accommodations. The project is located throughout the Village of Cooperstown, New York.

Contact: Teri Barown, Village of Cooperstown, 22 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326, Phone: (607) 547-2411, E-mail: vcooperstown@stny.rr.com.


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