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ENB - Region 3 Notices 7/6/2016

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Village of Red Hook Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Greenway Connections Local Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the formal adoption of "Greenway Connections: Greenway Compact Program and Guides for Dutchess County Communities" (hereinafter referred to as Greenway Connections) by local law and to add language to the Zoning Law incorporating Greenway Connections. The Village of Red Hook is already a participating community in the Greenway Compact as it has previously adopted Greenway Connections by resolution of the Board. The project is located in the Village of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Ed Blundell, Village of Red Hook, 7467 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-1081, E-mail: info@redhookvillageny.org.


Westchester County - The Town of Somers, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Crossroads at Baldwin Place will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the redevelopment of the existing golf driving range at 57 US Route 6 in the Towns of Somers and Carmel, New York, into a mixed use development. The total property is 11.1 acres with 10.54 acres in the Town of Somers and 0.53 in the Town of Carmel. No development is proposed within the Town of Carmel. The proposed redevelopment within the Town of Somers includes the construction of a 2 story, 24,000 square foot building for retail and professional office, the construction of three, 2 1/2-story buildings for a total of 64 rental apartments (52 senior affordable units, 6 non-age restricted affordable units and apartments and 6 non-age restricted units). The Proposed Action also includes a zoning text amendment.

Contact: Marilyn Murphy, Town of Somers, 335 Route 202, Somers, NY 10589, Phone: (914) 277-5366, E-mail: mmurphy@somersny.com.


Positive Declaration

Orange County - The Village of South Blooming Grove Village Board and Village Planning Board, as co-lead agencies, have determined that the proposed Clovewood 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 at a later time to be determined. The action involves a proposed 600 lot single family residential conservation subdivision of approximately 708.2 acres. Approximately 702 acres are situated in the Village's RR Zoning District and approximately 6.2 acres are lying within the Village's RD-1 Zoning District. The overall development plan proposes that approximately 80% of the parcel be left as open space within which 8.5% of the total parcel area or approximately 60 acres are slated as parkland to available to the public. The remaining 20% of the property will include 600 single family lots, 22 acres of vacant and associated infrastructure including roads and utilities. Access to the site will be propose access points onto County Route 27 and NYS Route 208. Two additional future road connection points to adjacent properties are also proposed as a matter of sound planning. Water supply will be accomplished by means of a new central water system served by on site wells. Sanitary sewer will be accomplished through a new central sewer system and new on site sewage treatment plant. The purpose of the Clovewood project is to meet the housing needs of a rapidly growing region which is facing critical housing shortages. The project is located on the east side of NYS Route 208 and on the east side of County Route 27 within the Village of South Blooming Grove, New York.

Contact: Kerry Dougherty, Village of South Blooming Grove, P.O. Box 295, Blooming Grove, NY 10914, Phone: (845) 782-2600, E-mail: clerk@villageofsouthbloominggrove.com.


Rockland County - The Town of Clarkstown Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Schimpf Senior Housing may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a proposal by the applicant, Western LLC, to develop an 8.5 acre parcel of land into a 127 apartment unit for senior citizen housing complex. The property is located 13 Parrott Road , at the southeast corner of Parrott Road and Germonds Road in the Town of Clarkstown, New York. The last use of the property was as a landscapers' supply yard and nursery. The parcel is in the R-22 zoning district, which permits the senior citizen housing by special permit of the Planning Board. The neighboring properties include single family dwellings (R-22) and the Clarkstown Central School District Felix Festa Middle School and the Rockland Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) main campus.

Contact: Jose Simoes, Town of Clarkstown, 1 Maple Avenue, New City, NY 10956, Phone: (845) 639-2070, E-mail: j.simoes@clarkstown.org.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Rockland County - The Town of Clarkstown Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Buckley Farms Senior Housing may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Clarkstown Town Hall Auditorium, 10 Maple Ave., New City, NY 10956. The action involves a proposal by the applicant, Apfelbaum Family Limited Partnership, to develop a 30.03 acre parcel of land into 22 single family homes and 200 apartment units for senior citizen housing. Access to the 22 single family homes will be from Dix Lane. Access to the senior citizen housing units will be from North Main Street. The parcel is in the R-15 zoning district, which allows the single family homes as of right, and the senior citizen housing by special permit of the Planning Board. The neighboring properties include a multifamily housing development (MF-3) and single family dwellings (R-15). The project is located 270 North Main Street in New City, Town of Clarkstown, New York.

Contact: Jose Simoes, Town of Clarkstown, 1 Maple Avenue, New City, NY 10956, Phone: (845) 639-2070, E-mail: j.simoes@clarkstown.org.


Dutchess and Putnam Counties - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail 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 through September 30, 2016. The Preliminary Draft Master Plan and the Draft Scoping Document for the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail are available at: http://nysparks.com/inside-our-agency/master-plans.aspx and http://www.hudsonfjordtrail.org/. A hard copy of the Draft Scoping Document is available for review at the NYS OPRHP Taconic Regional Office located at 9 Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580; at the office of the contact person below; at the office of Amy Kacala, AICP, Senior Planner, Scenic Hudson, Inc., One Civic Center Plaza, Suite 200, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, Phone: (845) 473-4440 extension 276, and at the following public libraries: Julia L. Butterfield Library, 10 Morris Avenue, Cold Spring, NY 10516; the Howland Public Library, 313 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508.

The action involves the proposed Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail, an approximately 9 mile long non-motorized shared-use trail connecting the Village of Cold Spring (Putnam County, New York) to the City of Beacon (Dutchess County, New York) and partially running within or adjacent to Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve. The project also proposes State Route 9D corridor improvement.

Contact: Nancy Stoner, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 474-0409, E-mail: HHFT.plan@parks.ny.gov.


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