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ENB - Region 1 Notices 6/15/2016

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Village of Southampton Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ambulance Center Site Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a new Ambulance Center on the 3.99 acre Village owned property that is currently developed with the Village Police Station and Justice Court. The facility will share parking and access with the existing building and constructed on an area that is currently lawn. As a related action, an expanded parking area will be constructed to support a need for additional stalls for the Justice Court. The 2000 Village Plan recognized the potential for this property to be developed with community facilities. The structure will be 11,109 square foot in size (3,480 square foot lower level, 6,092 square foot main level, 1,536 square foot attic). Water to be provided by Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA), and on-site sanitary system is proposed. The site is located within Suffolk County Groundwater Management Zone V which allows sanitary flow of 300 gpd per acre, or a total of 1,197 gpd for the site. The design flow for the police station is 724.10 gpd and the proposed ambulance facility has a total design flow of 721.43 gpd; therefore the Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) will require density from another Village property to permit the construction on the site. The Planning Board has noted that site plan approval will be subject to SCDHS approval to ensure there are no significant impacts with respect to groundwater. A prior application included a Lot Line Modification to incorporate the area of the proposed facility into the park to the north as a means of satisfying SCDHS flow requirements, however, as there is concern regarding potential issues with siting the facility on the same lot as the park, the Lot Line Modification application was withdrawn and a transfer of density will be requested of the SCDHS. A traffic assessment was prepared which identified no significant increase in volume over existing traffic, however mitigation for existing volume was proposed, and the Village Board has approved improvements for implementation to alleviate delays on a nearby intersection. The project is located at 151 Windmill Lane in the Village of Southampton, New York.

Contact: Stephen Funsch, Village of Southampton, 23 Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968, Phone: (631) 283-0247, E-mail: villageadmin@southamptonvillage.org.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Nassau County - The Town of Oyster Bay Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Syosset Park may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until July 13, 2016. A public scoping session will be held on June 20, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Oyster Bay Hearing Room, Town Hall, 54 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, NY 11771.

The action involves an application to the Town Board to establish a new "Planned Unit Development/Mixed Use" (PUD/MU) zoning district and change of zone for the subject 93 ± acre property from Light Industrial (LI) to PUD/MU, so as to allow the construction of a mixed-use development consisting of 200,000 square feet of office space, hotels with 350 guest rooms, 65,000 square feet in restaurants/cafes, 35,000 square feet in theaters and other entertainment uses, 364,000 square feet of retail space, 625 residential units, 14,000 square feet of public meeting space, and a 30 acre public park. The proposed plan provides 4,413 on-site parking spaces, including four parking structures. The project is located on the northeast corner of Miller Place (North Service Road of Long Island Expressway) and Robbins Lane in Syosset, Town of Oyster Bay, New York, comprising the former Cerro Wire property and Town of Oyster Bay Department of Public Works/Highway Department Complex.

Contact: John Ellsworth, Town of Oyster Bay,150 Miller Place, Syosset, NY 11791, Phone: (516) 677 5824, E-mail: jellsworth@oysterbay.ny.gov.


Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of East Hampton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Napeague Beach Acquisition may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on June 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Town of East Hampton Town Hall, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.

The action involves a proposal by the Town of East Hampton to acquire title to approximately 22.3 acres of land between the mean high water line and the toe of dunes, consisting of approximately 4,000 linear feet of beach front between Napeague Lane and Napeague State Park and approximately 1,550 linear feet of beach extending east from the eastern boundary of Napeague State Park to Dolphin Drive in the hamlet of Amagansett in the Town of East Hampton, New York. The Town is named in litigation where the title to the property in question is at issue. In an effort to quiet this title dispute, preserve the Town's ability to continue to regulate the public's access to and use of the subject property, and to preserve the public's access to, and ability to enjoy, the property in question, the Town proposes to acquire title to the property by way of condemnation pursuant to the New York State Eminent Domain Procedure Law (EDPL).

Contact: Carol Brennan, Town of East Hampton, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937, Phone: (631) 324-4142, E-mail: cbrennan@ehamptonny.gov.



Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Suffolk County - The Town of Brookhaven Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed 2016 Horseblock Road Corridor and Land Use Plan for Farmingville. The Final GEIS is available from the Town Clerk of the Town of Brookhaven; the Town of Brookhaven Department of Planning, Environment and Land Management (PELM); the Sachem Public Library and on line at: http://www.brookhaven.org/Departments/PlanningEnvironment/PlanningandEnvironment.aspx.

The intent of the 2016 Horseblock Road Corridor and Land Use Plan for Farmingville is to detail land use strategies, zoning recommendations and Brookhaven Town Code amendments that will guide future growth while preserving and enhancing the individual character of the hamlet and addressing elements common to the hamlet area as a whole. The overall corridor and land use strategy is intended to preserve the community identity, define a hamlet center, employ traffic calming measures to allow for greater pedestrian activity and recreational activities, create public spaces and install landscaping to further enhance the aesthetics of the community.

The Town has prepared a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) to assess possible significant adverse impacts and mitigation measures for implementation of the Horseblock Road Land Use Plan for Farmingville. On February 25, 2016 the Town Board of the Town of Brookhaven accepted a Draft GEIS and set for March 22, 2016, a combined public hearing to consider the Draft GEIS and the 2016 Horseblock Road Corridor and Land Use Plan for Farmingville. On March 1, 2016 the Draft GEIS was distributed to the interested and involved agencies. The Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) was subsequently prepared to address any substantive comments received at the public hearing or during the comment period ending on April 21, 2016.

The project is located on approximately 3,125 acres within the hamlet of Farmingville in the Town of Brookhaven, New York.

Contact: Joseph E. Sanzano, Town of Brookhaven, One Independence Hill, Farmington, NY 11783, Phone: (631) 451-6400, E-mail: jsanzano@brookhaven.org.



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