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ENB - Region 5 Notices 7/29/2015

Public Notice

Tree Removal for Construction of Meacham Lake Boat Launch

In July of 2015 an amendment to the Meacham Lake Campground Unit Management Plan was approved and included the relocation and construction of a boat launch facility. This project includes the removal of 348 trees. Any tree cutting will be in compliance with Lands and Forest Policy 91-2 on Cutting, Removal or Destruction of Trees and Other Vegetation on Forest Preserve lands.

The project is located in the Meacham Lake Public Campground, in the Town of Duane, New York.

Contact: Nik Mckay, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Region 5 Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 1115 State Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 897-1310, E-mail: Nicholas.mckay@dec.ny.gov.


Negative Declaration

Saratoga County - The City of Saratoga Springs, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Section 6.4.8 Solar Access will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the modification of the Solar Access Zoning Ordinance Section 6.4.8 to include an exception from the shadow test for properties located in a Transect-6 Zoning District. The revised ordinance would read as: "Except for properties located in a Transect-6 Zoning District or as otherwise provided by this chapter, no property owner may erect a structure or allow a tree or other flora to cast a shadow upon a solar collector greater than the shadow cast by a hypothetical wall six feet high located along the property line between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time from September 21 to March 21." The project is located throughout the City of Saratoga Springs, New York.

Contact: Michele Madigan, 474 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, Phone: (518) 587-3550 extension 2577.


Saratoga County - The Town of Saratoga, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law #1 of 2015 Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a Local Law to amend the Town of Saratoga Zoning Ordinance. The project is located throughout the Town of Saratoga, New York.

Contact: Thomas N. Wood, Town of Saratoga, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY 12871, Phone: (518) 695-3644, E-mail: twood71098@aol.com.


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