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ENB - Region 3 Notices 7/1/2015

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Rimawi Inc. for a site known as the 186 - 200 Westchester Avenue, site ID #C360148. This site is located in the City of White Plains, within the County of Westchester, and is located at 186 and 200 Westchester Avenue. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than July 31, 2015. Information regarding the site, the application, and how to submit comments can be found at: or send comments to: Wayne Mizerak, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, Remedial Bureau C, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7014, Phone: (518) 402-9662, E-mail:

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Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The Town of Yorktown, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wetland, Stormwater and Tree Permit for Old St. Georges, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to improve certain property adjacent to his existing premises known as the Winery at St. George the use of which was approved by the Town of Yorktown Town Board upon granting the applicant a zone change to Transitional Zone, wherein the allowable improved site and uses are approved with the rezoning approval. The Transitional Zone was approved on or about June 5, 2012 and the approved plan was as set forth in the Proposed Parking Plan for Thomas DeChiaro Old St. Georges LLC dated June 10, 2012. Said plan proposed parking areas in lands owned by the New York State Department of Transportation and the Town of Yorktown. The plans called in part for the removal of existing debris from land owned by the Town of Yorktown of approximately 6,227.03 square feet and under the jurisdiction of the by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) as a wetland buffer area. Said area to be improved by a gravel surface parking area, lighting, stormwater management structures and associated site improvements in conjunction with the adjoining parcel previously improved as per the Transitional Zone approval.

The parking area proposed will be used by both the Town of Yorktown for access to the adjoining open space area and overflow parking for the Old. St. Georges, LLC commercial establishment. The Town of Yorktown and the applicant have agreed to enter into a temporary license agreement to allow development of the approved plans as last revised June 5, 2015.

The project is located at 1715 East Main Street in the Town of Yorktown, New York.

Contact: Alice E. Roker, Town of Yorktown, 363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, Phone: (914) 962-5722 extension 210, E-mail:

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Putnam County - The Village of Brewster Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed 1201 Update to the Village of Brewster Comprehensive Plan, Related Zoning Amendments and Urban Renewal Actions. The Final EIS is available from the contact listed below and on line at:

The action involves the proposed 2015 Update to Comprehensive Plan (the Plan) as well as related zoning map and text amendments to be undertaken by the Village of Brewster Board of Trustees. The Plan also recommends establishment of an urban renewal district and adoption of an urban renewal plan. The Plan is organized into twelve chapters which set out the existing conditions as well as opportunities and constraints the Village faces on a range of issues, including historic resources, economic development, transportation, natural resources, and land use and zoning. Chapter 10 of the Plan provides a set of recommendations to guide the Village in its future development. The Plan concludes with guidance on its implementation in Chapter 11, in addition to recommendations for a number of potential zoning code changes as well as the next steps to create an urban renewal district and urban renewal plan.

The recommendations set forth in the Plan are to provide guidance and the context within which decisions on specific future actions can be made. The main objective of the Village of Brewster is to establish a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in the downtown core, adjacent to the Metro-North Train Station. To this end, conceptual design ideas for the TOD area that were suggested by the master developer were taken into consideration when formulating the Plan's recommendations.

The project is located within the boundaries of the Village of Brewster, New York.

Contact: James J. Schoenig, Village of Brewster, Brewster Village Hall, 50 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509, Phone: (845) 279-3760.

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