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ENB - Region 7 Notices 1/6/2016

Negative Declaration

Onondaga County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bishop Hill Ventures LLC Expansion for reclamation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the re-permitting an existing mine with an expansion to include an area to be reclaimed. Mining activity is proposed on 1 acre of land during the permit term, within an 8.5 acre life-of-mine facility, on a 95 acre parcel on lands owned by Bishop Hills Venture LLC. The project is located at 3995 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus NY 13108.

Contact: Elizabeth A. Tracy, NYS DEC - Region 7 Office, 615 Erie Blvd West, Syracuse, NY 13204; Phone: (315)426-7488, E-mail: Elizabeth.Tracy@dec.ny.gov .


Onondaga County - The Town of Skaneateles, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Annexation of Property and Gateway Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Town Board of the Town of Skaneateles was presented with a Petition for the Annexation of Territory Adjoining the Village of Skaneateles in the Town of Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York, (Petition), which Petition was submitted by Eleorin, LLC and Niorele, LLC (Applicant). The Applicant requested that certain parcels of real property, located at the intersection of Franklin Street and West Genesee Street, be annexed to the Village of Skaneateles (Annexation). The property is more specifically identified as follows: 894 Franklin Road Town of Skaneateles, State of New York, tax map parcel number 047.-01-24.0, consisting of 1.70 acres of land, and being owned by Eleroin, LLC; and (2) 893 West Genesee Street, Town of Skaneateles, State of New York, tax map parcel number 047.-01-25.0, consisting of 0.16 acres of land, and being owned by Niorele, LLC. The Annexation requested by the Applicant is in connection with the Applicant's proposed development known as the "Gateway Project", which Gateway Project includes: (1) converting an existing vacant building into office space, (2) constructing a new professional/medical office building with parking, (3) creating a driveway entrance off West Genesee Street, (4) creating walking paths, water features, and landscaped areas, (5) constructing six residential dwellings along Fuller Street, (6) donating land to the Village of Skaneateles for a pocket park area on the corner of West Genesee Street and Fuller Street, and (7) redesigning and enhancing the existing storm water management system. The project is located at the Intersection of Franklin Road/Fuller Street and West Genesee Street.

Contact: Thomas E. Taylor, Esq. or Natalie P. Hemspon, Esq., 110 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202; Phone: (315)422-1391.


Onondaga County - The Board of Trustees for the Village of Skaneateles, as lead agency, has determined that the Proposed Amendments to Village of Skaneateles Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Skaneateles Village Board of Trustees (Board of Trustees) shall enact a local law to amend the following portions of Chapter 225 of the Village Code of the Village of Skaneateles (Zoning Law): Article II, Section 225-4, Definitions; Article IV, Section 225-10 (Use Regulations); Article X, Section 225-40 (Bed-and-Breakfast Homestays); Article X, Section 225-42 (Lodging); and the Permitted Use Chart in the Zoning Law. The proposed local law will also add the following new sections to the Zoning Law: Article X, Section 225-40A (Licensing of Bed-and-Breakfast Homestays); and Article XIV, Section 225-69A (Alternative Management Requirements). The purpose of the proposed amendments to the Zoning Law (Amendments) is to address a growing concern in the community that the unregulated use of dwellings to accommodate transient guests may negatively affect the character of the community, public health, safety, the general welfare, orderly development, the value of property, the privacy of residents, and quality of life in the Village. The project is located in the Village of Skaneateles.

Contact: Martin L. Hubbard, 26 Fennell Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152; Phone: (315)685-3440, E-mail: clerk@villageofskaneateles.com .


Tompkins County - The Village of Dryden Village Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Dryden Public Water System Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed action includes a series of improvements to the Village water system as identified within the Project Engineering Report for the Village of Dryden, dated June 2015, prepared by MRB Group. These improvements include the following:

  • New Groundwater Wells near Dryden Lake and associated Transmission Main (will require Temporary Revocable Permit and Use and Occupancy Agreement with NYSDEC).
  • Replacement of Lee Road Reservoir and Ferguson Road Tank with new water storage tanks.
  • Chlorine Contact Time Improvements at South Street and Lake Road Wells.
  • Looping of East Main Street and Lee Road Water Mains.
  • Decommissioning of 4-inch Water Main on Mill Street.
  • Replacement of 4-inch Water Main on Rochester, Marsh, Union and Montgomery Streets.
  • SCADA System and other miscellaneous and ancillary improvements associated with the above improvements.

The project is located in the Village of Dryden, Dryden Lake and Town of Dryden.

Contact: Abby Homer, 16 South Street, PO Box 820, Dryden, NY 13053; Phone: (607)844-8122; E-mail: info@dryden-ny.org.


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