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ENB Region 5 Completed Applications 02/17/2016

Fulton County


Daryl Haggler


Poor House Dam
847 Co Rd 122
Gloversville, NY 12078

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Dam

Project is Located:

Johnstown, Fulton County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to decommission the "Poor House Reservoir" dam by dewatering the reservoir, removing accumulated sediment, constructing a stone lined conveyance channel for the 100 year rain event and breaching the dam. This will also entail approximately 400 feet of class A-t stream restoration in an area downstream of the dam that is currently piped underground. The site is property of the Fulton County Infirmary at 847 County Highway 122, Gloversville, NY.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Mar 03, 2016.


Kevin R Bliss
NYSDEC Region 5 Warrensburg Sub-Office
232 Golf Course Rd
Warrensburg, NY 12885

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