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ENB - Region 3 Notices 3/4/2015

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Hyde Park Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Zoning Amendment to Create the Crossroads Core (CC) Zoning District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed creation of a new zoning district, the Crossroads Core (CC) zoning district, which will encompass property in the vicinity of the intersection of Market Street with Albany Post Road (Route 9) in the Town of Hyde Park, New York. The proposed new zoning district will allow greater flexibility in the types of residential uses allowed, and will increase the residential density in comparison to the current zoning regulations, in order to promote the revitalization of the historic Hyde Park hamlet. The zoning district is consistent with the general purposes of the Town of Hyde Park's Comprehensive Plan, as amended from time to time, and the creation of the district follows the recommendations of a Land Use and Zoning Report commissioned by the Town Board to study methods by which to revitalize the hamlet. While an applicant will be allowed to construct residential and nonresidential development's at a greater density and intensity.and the new district is subject to a set of design guidelines which promote pedestrian activity, and promote the construction of a mix of uses, including those which will cater to the tourists who visit this historically significant community.

Contact: Aileen Rohr, Town of Hyde Park, Town Hall, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, Phone: (845) 229-5111, E-mail:

Ulster County - The New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rehabilitation of Route 213 / Roundout Creek Bridge will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rehabilitation of the Route 213 / Roundout Creek Bridge. The project is approximately 1/4 mile long. Work includes replacing of the structural deck and railings, replacing the structural steel, performing concrete repairs, replacing the end floor beam bearings and improving the roadway profile and approach guide railing. The project will remove the "R" Permit Load Restriction currently on the bridge and extend the service life of the bridge for a minimum of 20 years. The project is located on Route 213 over Roundout Creek in the Town of Esopus, New York.

Contact: David Bennett, NYS DOT, 4 Burnett Boulevard, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, Phone: (845) 431-7924.

Correction Negative Declaration

Rockland County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Petersen Boatyard/Marina Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the modification of the existing permit for excavation/fill in navigable waters and installation of docks/platforms. The additional work includes installation of a two pile-supported platforms for a boat travel-lift requiring 91 additional piles, approximately 2,065 square feet of new, associated, floating service platforms, re-location of previously-approved platforms, and excavation and fill of a peninsula area. The excavation and fill is proposed to provide a more uniform bulkhead line and will result in a net restoration of 428 square feet of river bottom. The project is located at Van Houten Street in the Village of Upper Nyack, New York.

Contact: Rebecca Crist, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3014, E-mail:

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