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ENB - Region 3 Notices 4/20/2016

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from 21 Acad St., LLC, 23 Acad St., LLC and 337-81, LLC for a site known as 21 and 23 Academy Street and 81 Cannon Street, site ID #C314126. This site is located in the City of Poughkeepsie, within the County of Dutchess, and is located at 21 and 23 Academy Street and 81 Cannon Street. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than May 20, 2016. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the Poughkeepsie Public Library District, 93 Market Street, Poughkeepsie. Information regarding the site and how to submit comments can be found at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60058.html or send comments to: Douglas MacNeal, at NYS DEC -Division of Environmental Remediation, Bureau C, 625 Broadway-11th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-7014, Phone: (518) 402-9662, E-mail: douglas.macneal@dec.ny.gov.

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Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Wappingers Central School Board of Education, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed High School Turf Fields will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the removal and replacement of existing turf fields at the Roy C. Ketcham and John Jay High Schools in the Wappingers Central School District. The project includes the installation of new artificial turf fields, sports field lighting, and other minor site improvements. The project is located in the Wappingers Central School District in the Town of Wappinger, New York.

Contact: Ron Broas, Wappinger Central School District, 2 Corporate Drive, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533, Phone: (845) 298-5000.


Dutchess County - Dutchess County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dutchess County Justice and Transition Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a new Dutchess County Justice and Transition Center (DCJTC) at the site of the existing Jail and Sheriff's Department and the former Taylor Manufacturing site on North Hamilton Street. The proposed DCJTC project will involve the removal of the existing Sheriff's Office Building and garage, removal of the north wing of the Jail, dismantling of the Temporary Inmate Housing, and removal of portions of the former Taylor Manufacturing Building. Proposed construction includes an addition to the remaining portion of the Jail, law enforcement storage, and new Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Building. The new Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Building will be a combination of new construction and repurposing of the former Taylor Manufacturing Building. The total area of the renovated and new DCJTC Building will be approximately 297,000 ± square foot with an additional 3,600 square foot for storage of large equipment. The total area of the adaptively re-purposed and new Sheriff's Law Enforcement Building will be approximately 56,300 ± square foot, with an additional 12,000 square foot building for large equipment storage. On-site parking will be increased to accommodate both DCJTC and Law Enforcement staff with the objective to minimize the need for on street parking. Access points from Parker Avenue and North Hamilton Street will be maintained. The DCJTC project will contain approximately 569 inmate beds at project completion. The DCJTC is designed and will be equipped to current state-of-the-art standards, which will markedly improve the inmate to correction officer ratio. The new DCJTC will provide adequate incarceration capacity and adequate space for inmate programming. The project is located at 150 & 182 North Hamilton Street and 104 & 108 Parker Avenue in the City of Poughkeepsie, New York.

Contact: Noel H.S. Knille, Dutchess County, 626 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, Phone: (845) 486-2085, E-mail: nknille@dutchessny.gov.



Ulster County - The Town of Rosendale, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Town of Rosendale previously completed a SEQRA process and passed a Negative Declaration for the proposed Water System Improvements Project on November 13th, 2013. In addition to the prior proposed work, an element has been added to the Project which would replace the existing 8 inch water main attached to the underside of the Keator Avenue Bridge that crosses Rondout Creek. The new pipe will be insulated, covered, and connect into the existing mains at either end of the bridge. The project is located on Keator Avenue in the Town of Rosendale, New York.

Contact: Jeanne L. Walsh, Town of Rosendale, 1915 Lucas Avenue, Cottekill, NY 12419, Phone: (845) 658-3159, E-mail: info@townofrosendale.com.



Ulster County - The Town of Shawangunk, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law# 1 of 2016 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the adoption of Local Law# 1 for a Zoning Change. Site specific projects that come to the Planning Board under this zoning change will require a SEQRA determination and any potential impacts will be addressed before a special use permit is granted. The project is located in the Town of Shawangunk, New York.

Contact: Jane Rascoe, P.O. Box 247, Wallkill, NY 12589, Phone: (845) 895-2611, E-mail: townclerK@shawangunk.org.



Ulster County - The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (NYS DCCS), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Perimeter Fence/Systems, Buildings and Site Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves new perimeter security fence and alarm system installation that will include improvements to existing parking areas, installation of perimeter patrol road, relocation of the existing New York State Office of General Services (NYS OGS) project trailer, construction of proposed salt storage building, proposed vehicle fueling station, stormwater management facilities, sidewalks and surrounding landscaping. The project is located at the Wallkill Correctional Facility on Route 208 in the Town of Wallkill , New York.

Contact: Carolyn D. Dunderdale, NYS OGS - Design and Construction, 33rd Floor, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242, Phone: (518) 474-5100, E-mail: carolyn.dunderdale@ogs.ny.gov.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Westchester County - The Town of Somers Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Somers Crossing - Boniello Land and Realty Ltd. The Final EIS is available from the Town of Somers Town Clerk; the Somers Public Library and on line at: www.somersny.com/pages/SomersNY_Planning/environment. The lead agency will receive public comments on the Final EIS until May 2 , 2016.

The action involves a petition requesting an Amendment to the Town Code to create a new Multifamily Residence Downtown Hamlet (MFR-DH) District Floating Zone with consideration of its application to a specific site. The proposed floating zone would be applicable to any property located within 2,500 feet of the intersection of Routes 100 and 202, and other considerations.

Once enacted the MFR-DH district regulations would be applied to a 26.68 acre property. The applicant's current proposal includes development of 66 multifamily residential units accessed from Route 100, a 19,000 square foot neighborhood grocery store accessed from Route 202, and preservation of permanent open space in the Somers Hamlet. The parcel has wetland and steep slope constraints and is located within a Groundwater Protection Overlay District. The property is currently zoned R-40 and R-80 Residence District.

The Final EIS previously accepted on March 10, 2016, is revised to include a Draft EIS comment letter not previously received, and responses thereto.

The project is located at 307 NYS Route 100 in the Town of Somers, New York.

Contact: Syrette Dym, Town of Somers, Somers Town House, 335 Route 202, Somers, NY 10589, Phone: (914) 277-5366, E-mail: sdym@somersny.com.



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