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ENB - Region 1 Notices 4/29/2015

Negative Declaration

Nassau County - The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Mineola, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Special Permit Application for a Development Incentive Bonus Mineola Metro LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the approval of a Development Incentive Bonus under §30.5(I)(2) of the Code of the Incorporated Village of Mineola (Village Code) to permit the development of 266 residential rental units (112 one bedroom units and 154 two bedroom units) of which 27 would be affordable housing units, as well as 13,950 square feet of non-residential space (restaurant and retail) on the ground floor of a multi-story building known as Mineola Village Green. Project features include a 24 hour concierge, fitness center, rooftop terrace and swimming pool, indoor parking, valet service, classical architectural design and a village green, which would be open to the public. The building is located across the street from the platform of the Mineola Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station, and is situated within the downtown area, close to retail shops and Winthrop-University Hospital. The development would also contain 457 parking spaces, all but 10 of which would be below grade. Of the 447 spaces within the parking garage, there would be 46 parking spaces designated for retail/restaurant use on the first level of the parking garage.

The 1.51 ±-acre subject property is located within the B-2 (Special Business) zoning district and contains a paved parking area and a two story,10,687 square foot brick building, which houses a Citibank with a drive-through on the first level and offices on the second level. The building and parking area will be demolished to accommodate the proposed multistory mixed-use building. The project is located east of Mineola Boulevard between Second Street and Station Plaza North (Front Street) in the Incorporated Village of Mineola, New York.

Contact: John M. Spellman, Spellman Rice Schure Gibbons McDonough and Polizzi, LLP, 229 Seventh Street, Garden City, NY 11530, Phone: (516) 592-6801.

Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Babylon, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Oak Beach Water System DWSRG/SMLP No. 18144 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the combining of three separate public water systems into one system; the creation of a special assessment area (including only the homes to be served by the proposed public water system); to elevate, enclose, install pumps and backup power to three supply wells to minimize the probability of well damage and disruption of service during future flooding events; the construction of a water treatment plant; to construct an upgraded distribution system and to provide a code compliant public water system with improved resiliency to 57 homes at Oak Beach, New York. The project is located at various location in the Oak Beach, Town of Babylon, New York.

Contact: Joseph Guarino, Town of Babylon, 281 Phelps lane, North Babylon, NY 11703, Phone: (631) 422-7640, E-mail:

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Suffolk County - The Town of Southampton Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hills at Southampton Mixed-Use Planned Development District (MUPDD) may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on May 5,. 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town of Southampton Town Council Board Room, Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY.

The action involves a proposal to change four separate land holdings totaling 594.48 acres located in the hamlet of East Quogue, from Residential 200 (CR200) to Mixed-Use Planned Development District (MUPDD). The majority of the proposed site, 452.58 acres, lies south of Sunrise Highway, generally north of Lewis Road, in the vicinity of Spinney Road, and east of Spinney Road, with 141.90 acres north of Sunrise Highway in the hamlet of East Quogue, Town of Southampton, New York.

The proposed action seeks to construct 118 residential units as a clustered development, an 18 hole golf course, a pond and pond house, and a club house with full amenities on 168 acres of the proposed site. The remainder of the site, 426 acres, will be undeveloped.

Contact: Amy Pfeiffer, Town of Southampton, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968, Phone: (631) 702-1808, E-mail:

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