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ENB - Region 8 Notices 6/8/2016

Negative Declaration

Monroe County - The Town of Penfield Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Charles Finney School Press Box Construction and Field Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Charles Finney School to construct a 16 foot x 22 foot two story (704 square foot) press box adjacent to its athletic field. In addition it proposes to level its playing field which includes regrading and reseeding. The project is classified as a Type I action because the Finny School property abuts the First Baptist Church of Penfield which has been designated as an historic landmark. The project has received a Negative Declaration as the press box will be constructed with the same brick façade as the Finney School and an addition that was added to the First Baptist Church of Penfield. The press box will be located 455 feet from the First Baptist Church and is separated by two asphalt parking lots that serve the school and the church. The project is located at 2074 Five Mile Line Road in the Town of Penfield, New York.

Contact: James P. Costello, Town of Penfield, 3100 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield, NY 14526, Phone: (585) 340-8642, E-mail: Costello@penfield.org.


Seneca County - The Town of Waterloo Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed NYS Route 96 Water Improvements Project-Second Amendment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of approximately 4,800 linear feet of 10 inch DR-18 PVC water-main extension along the south side of New York State Route 96 from Mills Road to Brewer Road, and extending approximately 1,720 linear feet west of the NYS Route 96/Brewer Road intersection along Route 96. The proposed action includes approximately 5,500 linear feet of 10 inch DR-18 PVC water-main extension along Brewer Road from the Hecker Road and extending approximately 650 linear feet along Whiskey Hill Road, north of the NYS Route 96/Brewer Road intersection. Appropriate hydrants and valves will be provided as dictated by the Seneca County Department of Health. It should be noted that the project will mostly be constructed within the road right-of-way. The supplier of water for the new infrastructure will be the Village of Waterloo. Ultimately the completion of this project will serve more residents with public water that are currently on private wells. The project is located in various locations of the Town of Waterloo, New York.

Contact: Gary Westfall, Town of Waterloo, 66 Virginia Street, Waterloo, NY 13165, Phone: (315) 539-9331.


Steuben County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Fremont - Hendee Gravel Pit Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Town of Fremont for the continued operation of the mine, a 15 acre expansion and the addition of a portable crusher to the Town of Fremont Hendee Gravel Permit. The expansion area is located to the north - northeast of the existing mine location. The project is located on Windom Hill Road (County Road #36) in the Town of Fremont, New York.

Contact: Thomas P. Haley, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5393, E-mail: DEP.R8@dec.ny.gov.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Monroe County - The Town of Brighton Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Whole Foods Project (formerly known as Palazzo Plaza). A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Brighton, NY 14618. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on July 18, 2016. The Draft EIS is available from the Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Brighton and on line at: http://townofbrighton.org.

The action involves an application for Incentive Zoning of all or part of four parcels of land, with a total project area of 10.1 acres, on the northeast side of Monroe Avenue, between Clover Street and the northbound access ramp of NYS Route 590, in the Town of Brighton, New York. The application proposes combining and redeveloping the parcels mentioned above as a specialty grocer, specialty coffee shop with a drive through, and other community retail tenants. The redevelopment will result in the construction of approximately 93,960 square feet of retail space within four buildings.

Contact: Ramsey A. Boehner, Town of Brighton, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Brighton, NY 14618, Phone: (585) 784-5229, E-mail: ramsey.boehner@townofbrighton.org.


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