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ENB - Region 4 Notices 9/30/2015

Public Notice

Notice of Cancelation of Public Meeting

The public meeting that was to be held in regards to the New York State Mesonet Early Warning Weather Detection Systems, for its proposed weather station at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, has been canceled. The meeting was scheduled for Wednesday October 7th, at 7pm. No future meeting has been scheduled and the proposed location has been withdrawn.

Contact: Jerry Brotzge, SB-28A, 1400 Washington, Albany, NY 12222, Phone: (518) 442-6372, E-mail: jbrotzge@albany.edu.


Negative Declaration

Columbia County - The Town of Greenport Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Greenport Gardens will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed project includes the construction of a new 2-story, 66 unit affordable and supportive housing development with 69,975 square feet of living space and 5,285 square feet of common area. The proposed Site Plan also includes, without limitation: an access point and roadway onto Green Acres Road, with an additional emergency access onto Joslen Boulevard; a circular driveway with paved parking for standard parking spaces and handicapped spaces; an extension of central water lines, wastewater collection, natural gas supply, electric, phone and data utilities to serve the site; surface and stormwater storage and treatment facilities; landscaping, lighting and other associated site improvements. The project is located on Joslen Boulevard and Green Acres Road in the Town of Greenport, New York.

Contact: Edward Stiffler, Town of Greenport Planning Board, 600 Town Hall Drive, Hudson, NY 12534, Phone: (518) 822-8149.


Rensselaer County - The Town of Schodack, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Project Red / Mc Lane Foodservice will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a new sales distribution center comprising approximately 292,000 square feet at full build out and construction of other improvements, such as a parking lot, trailer parking, access drives for ingress, utility connections/improvements, and egress, an employee shelter, landscaping, fencing, a storm-water management basin system, utility connections/improvements. The project will be serviced by public water and sewer, natural gas, telecommunications and electric utilities. Storm-water will be managed on-site. The project is located NYS Route 150 approximately 9,530 feet west of US Routes 9 and 20 in the Town of Schodack, New York.

Contact: Denise Mayer, Town of Schodack, 265 Schuurman Road, Castleton, NY 12033, Phone: (518)477-7938, Fax: (518)477-7983, E-mail: Nadine.fuda@schodack.org.


Rensselaer County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Senter Mine will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the addition of 3.16 acres to an existing 21.38 acre mine, for a new life of mine are of 24.54 acres. Processing equipment, composting and topsoil manufacturing continue to be authorized at the site. The project is located on Staples Road in the Town of Stephentown, New York.

Contact: Nancy M. Baker, NYS DEC - Region 4 Office, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306, Phone: (518) 357-2452, Fax: (518) 357-2460, E-mail: R4DEP@dec.ny.gov.


Rensselaer County - The Brunswick Central School District Board of Education, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Brunswick Central School District Capital Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Brunswick Central School District to renovate and upgrade its elementary, middle school and high school facilities, as well as its transportation building and athletic facilities located at Route 2 in the Town of Brunswick, New York. Specific site improvements for the District-Wide Capital Improvement Project include a proposed building addition that would involve the realignment of the perimeter access drive, upgrades to the HVAC systems, selective window and curtain wall replacements, upgrades and renovations to the kitchen and cafeteria and associated support spaces, roof system maintenance, and installation of CO detectors. An approximate 16,400 square foot gymnasium addition is also proposed with associated lobby and support spaces, renovations of the locker rooms, general renovations and exterior improvements including exit lighting and masonry restoration. Additionally, upgrades to the transportation building will include replacement of gutter assemblies and installation of a roof heat trace.

Improvements to the athletic facilities include replacement of the existing stadium field with a synthetic turf field and improvements to other field surfaces involving primarily the aeration and top dressing or minor repairs. Improvements to the baseball/softball area will include new dugouts and bleachers, a new pedestrian walk and new backstop and fencing. Playground areas will also be upgraded or replaced and additional fencing will be erected along the west athletic field.

Contact: Lyn Derway, Brunswick Central School District, 3992 NYS Route 2, Troy, NY 12180, Phone: (518) 279-4600.


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