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ENB - Region 3 Notices 6/22/2016

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Red Hook, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lands of Stickle Purchase of Development Rights will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the acquisition of a conservation easement or a third party enforcement right in a conservation easement proposed to be held by Dutchess Land Conservancy with respect to approximately 69.47 total acres, consisting of an approximately 21.60 acre parcel of property to be combined with an approximately 17 acre portion of property formerly of Sweeny located immediately to the north of such parcel; an approximately 17.80 acre parcel of property at 5178 Route 9G; and an approximately 13.07 acre parcel of property at 5170 Route 9G. The project is located on Route 9G in Tivoli, Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Sue McCann, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-4600, E-mail: smccann@redhook.org.


Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of 2016 Community Preservation Plan Update will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the preparation of an Update to the Town's adopted 2011 Community Preservation Project Plan (CPP) in response to Article 4 Section 64-h of New York State Town Law. The CPP purpose is to preserve community character. The CPP has been prepared jointly by the Town and its two villages, Red Hook and Tivoli. The State legislation requires that the CPP be updated not less than once every five years. To date, nearly six thousand acres of farmland, open space and other important lands have been voluntarily protected in Red Hook through its purchase of development rights and other programs including the CPP. The project is located throughout the Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Robert McKeon, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-4600, E-mail: rmckeon@redhook.org,


Dutchess County - The Village of Millerton Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Corpinco, LLC Site Plan Approval Application will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the approval to construct two (2) buildings on an existing undeveloped lot. The first building is to contain an artisan glass making facility/retail shop. The second building is to contain a mixture of both retail and office space. The project is located on North Elm Avenue (Route 22) in the Village of Millerton, New York.

Contact: Stephany Eisermann, Village of Millerton, 21 Dutchess Avenue, P.O. Box 528, Millerton, NY 12546, Phone: (518) 789-4489.


Orange County - The Town of Chester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sugar Loaf Hills Water District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of a new water tank, new pump station, new wells and associated piping for a new Water District. The project is located at 53 Wood Road in the Town of Chester, New York.

Contact: Alex Jamieson, Town of Chester, 1786 Kings Highway, Chester, NY 10918, Phone: (845) 469-7000, E-mail: ajamieson@thetownofchester.org.


Orange County - The Town of New Windsor as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Butter Hill Alternative Ground Water Supply will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of a new Ground Water supply to serve the needs of the Town of New Windsor and a portion of the Town of Newburgh's demand during planned extended shutdown of the Catskill and Delaware aqueducts. Three new production wells, a treatment plant / control building and interconnect piping will be constructed to supply 6.5 MGD of Ground Water to the Towns. The Town of New Windsor is currently 90% sole sourced on the \Catskill Aqueduct for its supply. The Town of Newburgh utilizes the Delaware Aqueduct for the majority of its water supply. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) has identified the need to shut down the Aqueduct sources for extended repair and maintenance. This project will develop an alternate supply to address the long term shut downs and develop an alternate water source. No expansion of the service area in either town is proposed. Hydro geologic studies and testing have been preformed. The project will also involve proposed interconnects to the Town's systems to facilitate water supply during shut down and provide long term redundancy. A water storage tank will be constructed at the existing New Windsor water treatment plant. Water system upgrades are proposed with the distribution system. The project is located north and south of Forge Hill Road in the Town of New Windsor, New York.

Contact: George A. Green, Town of New Windsor, 55 Union Avenue, New Windsor, NY 12553, Phone: (845) 567-4610.


Orange County - The Village of Warwick, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Multi-Use of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Building (WWTP) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by Alteva of Warwick LLC dba Warwick Valley Telephone (WWT) to change the designation of the building at 47 Main Street in the Village of Warwick, New York, from a single use to a multi use building. The intent is to rent some of the office space for commercial/professional/retail uses.

Contact: George Allen, Village of Warwick, 77 Main Street, P.O. Box 369, Warwick, NY 10990, Phone: (845) 986-2031.


Orange County - The Village of Warwick, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Real Estate Office will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to open a Real Estate office of 100 square feet of a residence as a Home Occupation. The project is located at 23 Oakland Avenue in the Village of Warwick, New York.

Contact: George Allen, Village of Warwick, 77 Main Street, P.O. Box 369, Warwick, NY 10990, Phone: (845) 986-2031.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Westchester County - The Mount Vernon City Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Mount Vernon West - Transit Oriented Form Based Zoning Code. The Final EIS is available from the contact listed below and on line at: http://cmvny.com/comprehensive-plan/mount-vernon-west-rezoning-initiative.

The action involves the adoption of transit oriented development form based zoning code (MVW) for the Mount Vernon West area, which is defined generally as the area located just past Grove Street in the south to Elm Street in the north, from the MetroNorth Rail Line in the west, and running east along Mount Vernon Avenue, including the blocks along Macquesten Parkway, Terrace Avenue and North High Street in the City of Mount Vernon, New York. The purpose of the MVW zoning is to facilitate the revitalization of the Project Area by encouraging a mix of compatible development, a more intense and efficient use of land, and development that is transit supportive and walkable.

Contact: George Brown, City of Mount Vernon, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, NY 10550, Phone: (914) 665-2348, E-mail: gwbrown@cmvny.com.


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