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ENB - Region 5 Notices 12/16/2015

Public Notice

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Staff previously sent notice of proposed changes to Maps 14 and 19 of 28 for Saratoga County. Having completed the review process, and considering all pertinent comments on the accuracy of the map, including those at the public meeting, staff have finalized the wetland maps. Upon review of NYS DEC Staff's findings and recommendations relative to this matter, the NYS DEC Commissioner was satisfied that NYS DEC Staff appropriately responded to all oral and written comments on the proposed amendments, and that NYS DEC Staff's recommendations were consistent with the requirements of the Freshwater Wetlands Act and supported by the record. On October 21, 2015, the NYS DEC Commissioner signed the order making effective that Maps 14 and 19 of 28 for Saratoga County be revised. Notice has been sent to all landowners, and a copy of the final amended maps was filed with the office of the clerk of each affected local government and in the NYS DEC Regional Office, Warrensburg, NY.

Contact: Tim Post, NYS DEC - Region 5 Office, Habitat Manager, 232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg NY 12885, Phone: (518) 623-1261, E-mail: tim.post@dec.ny.gov.


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: Zaga Real Properties, LLC

Contact for this Project: Mark J. Carpenter
Zaga Real Properties, LLC
P.O. Box 304
Chestertown, NY 12817
Phone: (518) 338-7594

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050, ext. 207

APA Contact: Susan Parker

APA Project Number: 2015-0135

Project Title: Zaga Real Properties, LLC

Location: On or near NYS Route 9N in the Town of Ticonderoga, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: December 31, 2016

Project Description: Construction of a barn-style building 3,920 square feet in size for rental as a wedding venue to be operated seasonally, with parking for up to 80 vehicles, located in the Rural Use portion of the site. The commercial use will be accessed from NYS Route 9N across an existing road.


Negative Declaration

Saratoga County - The Town of Wilton Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Floral Estates VI will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of a 66 lot conservation subdivision on the north and south side of Louden Road in the Town of Wilton, New York. The proposed subdivision will include 6,500 linear feet of town dedicated roadway and connection to municipal water and sanitary sewer. Storm water runoff will be managed through on-site practices.

Contact: Lucy Harlow, Town of Wilton, Town Hall, 22 Traver Road, Gansevoort NY 12831, Phone: (518) 587-1939 extension 211, E-mail: lharlow@townofwilton.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft SEIS and Public Hearing

Franklin County - The Towns of Bellmont and Chateaugay, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Jericho Rise Wind Farm. A public hearing on the Draft SEIS will be held on December 30, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Town of Chateaugay Town Hall, 91 East Main Street, Chateaugay, New York. Written comments on the Draft SEIS will be accepted until January 11, 2016. The Draft SEIS is available from the Town of Chateaugay Town Hall, 91 East Main Street, Chateaugay, New York, 12920 and on line at: http://www.edprnorthamerica.com/farms/regulatory-permitting-information.

The Jericho Rise Wind Farm will be a wind energy generation facility that will include 37 wind turbines, with a total anticipated nameplate generating capacity of approximately 78 megawatts (MW). The wind turbines being proposed for the project are the Gamesa G114-2.1 (or equivalent), which have a total height of 150 meters (492 feet). In addition to the turbines, the project includes construction and operation of one permanent meteorological tower, approximately 10.3 miles of gravel access roads, approximately 17.2 miles of underground and overhead electrical collection lines and communication cables, and a substation and associated point of interconnection (POI) switchyard. In addition to the permanent components of the project, the project will require a temporary laydown yard and construction work space.

The project is located in the Towns of Bellmont and Chateaugay, New York.

Contact: Town Clerk, Town of Bellmont, 9 Hill Road, Bellmont, NY 12915, Phone:( 518) 483-2728 and Town Clerk, Town Chateaugay, 91 East Main Street, Chateaugay, NY, 12920, Phone: (518) 497-6931.


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