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ENB - Region 8 Notices 3/23/2016

Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Town of Bethany, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District No. 2 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of plans for public water supply improvements in Water District No. 2. The Town of Bethany Town Board is applying for funding assistance from the USDA Rural Development to undertake the project. The water district will be created by the Town. As currently proposed, Water District No. 2 involves the installation of a total of approximately 22,000 linear feet of waterline along portions of East Bethany Leroy Road (County Road 2), Clipnock Road (County Road 28), Little Canada Road, and Torrey Road. Activities include the installation of watermain, fire hydrants, valves, watermain connections, residential hook-ups, road crossings, excavation and bedding materials and surface restoration. The purpose of the project is to address serious health and safety problems and ensure that residents of this area have a reliable supply of good quality water and fire protection. The project is located along portions of East Bethany Leroy Road (County Road 2), Clipnock Road (County Road 28), Little Canada Road, and Torrey Road n the Town of Bethany, New York.

Contact: Carl Hyde Jr., Town of Bethany, 10510 Bethany Center Road, East Bethany, NY 14054, Phone: (585) 343-1399, E-mail: tob-supervisor@townofbethany.com.


Livingston County - The Town of York Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bulk Cheese Production Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 29,250 square foot bulk cheese manufacturing facility. The products produced by this facility will be transported in bulk containers in block form and barrel form to locations where final packaging will occur.

Wastewater from the cheese manufacturing facility will be sent to on site wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) where the high strength solids will be separated from the wastewater stream. The high strength solids will be converted into energy through a digester and generator located on the adjoining Noblehurst Farms property. A portion of the wastewater stream will be available for land application, with the remaining portion being discharged to the City of York's wastewater plant for final treatment. The WWTP is currently being designed.

The project is located at 1790 Craig Road in the Town of York, New York.

Contact: Dane Anderson, 10220 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153, Phone: (715) 897-0377, E-mail: daanderson@dfamilk.com.


Livingston County - The Town of Avon, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of a Local Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a proposed Local Law to amend the zoning classification of an approximately 123 ± acre portion of the formerly established Ashantee Planned Unit Development and reclassify such defined area to a zoning classification of Agricultural District (A), thereby changing the zoning district boundaries for the Ashantee Planned Unit Development and the Agricultural District within the Town of Avon and on the Official Zoning Map of the Town. The project is located in the Town of Avon, New York.

Contact: Sharon Knight, Town of Avon, 23 Genesee Street, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-2425 extension 10, E-mail: toaclerkkfrontiernet.net.


Monroe County - The New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal (NYS DHCR) and New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation (NYS HTFC), as co-lead agencies, have determined that the proposed Sibley Redevelopment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adaptive reuse and historic rehabilitation of a portion of the 977,000 square foot, 5 to 12 story, circa 1905 Sibley Building, a former department store listed on the National Register of Historic Places, into a mixed-use commercial and residential building. The site is located at 228-280 East Main Street and 25 Franklin Street, in the City of Rochester, New York. The project is divided into several phases be funded and developed by several entities: Sibley Affordable, Sibley Commercial, Sibley Mixed-Use and Sibley High-Tech Rochester. Sibley Affordable will create 72 units of affordable housing for seniors and frail elderly. Sibley Commercial will consist of approximately 56,000 square feet, with up to 39,000 square feet of office space for StartUp NY business tenants. Sibley Mixed-Use will include 96 units of affordable and market-rate residential units with 67,000 square feet of commercial/community space, and Sibley High-Tech Rochester will include a 67,000 square feet of business incubator owned by University of Rochester. A new roof is planned, and the three sets of elevators (and freight elevators) are to be refurbished. There is a small outdoor use area on the ground floor and a roof deck is to be constructed. Minor exterior demolition is planned, and has been approved by the National Park Service.

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


Wayne County - The Village of Macedon Village Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Waterfront Revitalization Program will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan (LWRP) for the Village of Macedon, NY. The LWRP is a comprehensive waterfront management planning process developed under the Waterfront Revitalization of Coastal Areas and Inland Waterways Act (Article 42 of New York State Executive Law) of 1981. The Village of Macedon's LWRP provides recommendations on inland land uses and surface water uses, and proposes changes to the Village's zoning regulations in support of these recommendations. The LWRP also provides a set of policy standards based upon policies adopted at the state-level for numerous topic areas, such as the development character of the waterfront, the provision of public access to the Village's waterfront resources, and the management of landside and waterside activities to reduce the impacts of pollution and activities incompatible with the waterfront. Although the document recommends several capital projects for the Village to undertake in an effort to implement the long-term vision and goals of the LWRP, the adoption of this document does not require a permit for or approval of any construction or environmental disturbance activity within or outside of the LWRP boundary. This action also includes adoption of a Waterfront Consistency Review Law to establish procedures for determining if proposed actions to be directly undertaken, funded or permitted within the designated LWRP are consistent with policies set forth in the LWRP and its proposed zoning changes. The project is located in the Village of Macedon, New York, including Route 31, Route 350 and numerous other streets within the Village's Erie Canal and Ganargua Creek waterfront areas.

Contact: Marie Cramer, Village of Macedon, 81 Main Street, Macedon, NY 14502, Phone: (315) 986-3976.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Monroe County - The Town of Henrietta Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Southwest Quadrant. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on April 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Henrietta Town Hall, Main Meeting Room, 475 Calkins Road, Henrietta, NY 14467. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until April 16, 2016. The Draft EIS is available from the Town of Henrietta Town Hall and on line at: www.henrietta.org.

The action involves the consideration of rezoning portions of the southwest quadrant of the Town of Henrietta to industrial. The project is located in the Town of Henrietta, New York.

Contact: Christopher E. Martin, Town of Henrietta, 475 Calkins Road, Henrietta, NY 14467, Phone: (585) 359-7070, E-mail: cmartin@henrietta.org.


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