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ENB - Region 4 Notices 11/25/2015

Negative Declaration

Greene County - The New York State Governor's Office of Storm Recovery, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Mews at Prattsville will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a new flood-safe neighborhood in a mostly undeveloped area, which would include an approximately 5,400 square foot regional health care facility, a one 2 ½ story affordable senior housing unit to accommodate 44 apartments and 8 multi-family townhouses with 2 attached units per townhouse for a total of 16 units. Primary ingress and egress to the site is anticipated off Washington Street. Parking will also be provided for the three areas and include a 16,000 square foot parking area for the health care facility an approximately 18,500 square foot parking area for the senior housing unit and an approximately 5,600 square foot parking area for the townhouses. Collectively, the Proposed Action would occupy approximately 7.8 acres of three parcels: portions of a 46.03 acre parcel that is currently owned by the town and two parcels totaling 8.81 acres that would be acquired by the town. The project is located at 5456 Washington Street (County Road 10) in Prattsville, New York.

Contact: Thomas J. King, New York State Governor's Office of Storm Recovery, 99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1224, Albany, NY 12260, Phone: (518) 473-0015, E-mail: Thomas.King@stormrecovery.ny.gov.


Rensselaer County - The New York State Homes and Community Renewal (NYS HCR), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tapestry on the Hudson will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed adaptive reuse of a historic former manufacturing building, into 67 residential units in a municipality with zoning constitutes a Type I action, in accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 617. The proposed facility is not of sufficient scale to affect existing air quality, surface or groundwater quality or quantity, noise levels, existing traffic patterns or infrastructure for mass transit, biking or walkways, water or waste water utilities, solid waste production or disposal, or create erosion, drainage or flooding problems. The project site is located within a Special Flood Hazard Area, according to FIRM Panel Number 36067700038, dated March 18, 1980. As a National Register listed building, the project is not required to comply with New York State floodplain regulations at 6 NYCRR Part 502; however, the project will be incorporating features to protect the property and occupants in the event of a flood. The proposed action will foster energy conservation because of the Green and Energy Efficiency measures incorporated into the project. The project is located at 599 River Street in the City of Troy, New York.

Contact: Heather Spitzberg, NYS HCR, 38-40 State Street, Albany, NY 12207, Phone: (518) 486-3379, E-mail: Heather.Spilzberg@nyshcr.org.


Schoharie County - The Town of Middleburgh Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of a Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of an updated comprehensive plan for the Town. This updated plan is a joint effort with the Village of Middleburgh. The document is entitled "The Joint Town and Village of Middleburgh Comprehensive Plan", and includes a complete inventory of natural resources, maps, and discussion of community resources. The Plan is designed to promote the essential environment and character of the community while allowing for growth and development that is consistent with those features. The plan also includes recommendations for projects and programs that will enhance the goals and vision of the community. The project is located throughout the Town of Middleburgh, New York.

Contact: James Buzon, Town of Middleburgh, 143 Railroad Avenue, Middleburgh, NY 12122, Phone: (518) 827-5100, E-mail: 1957jsb@gmail.com.


Schoharie County - The Village of Cobleskill, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Main Street Utilities Reconstruction Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves plans to complete a project for the replacement of existing underground utilities which may include water, sanitary and storm sewer piping and the restoration and reconstruction of the road and sidewalk along Main Street, NYS Route 7/10/145, from the Grand Street intersection to the intersection of North Street in the Village of Cobleskill, New York. The project also includes the replacement of a 100 foot section of sanitary sewer main on South Grand Street.

Contact: Linda Holmes, Village of Cobleskill, 378 Mineral Springs Road, Suite 2, Cobleskill, NY 12043, Phone: (518) 234-3891, E-mail: office@cobleskill.org.


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