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ENB - Region 8 Notices 9/7/2016

Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Village of Bergen, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Bergen Comprehensive Plan Update will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed adoption of a Comprehensive Plan Update prepared by the Village and Town of Bergen Comprehensive Plan Committee. The Comprehensive Plan includes: documentation of existing conditions; analysis of issues; goals; and recommended actions. The Comprehensive Plan will guide the Town's decisions regarding land use and zoning, natural resources, farmland and agriculture, housing and neighborhoods, economic development, transportation and utilities, parks and recreation, government and community services, and historic resources. The project is located throughout the Village of Bergen, New York.

Contact: Anna Marie Barclay, Village of Bergen, 11 North Lake Avenue, Bergen, NY 14125, Phone: (585) 494-1513, E-mail: ambarclay@villageofbergen.com.


Livingston County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of the Habitat Management Plan (HMP) for Rattlesnake Hill Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a HMP for Rattlesnake Hill WMA to guide habitat management on this area to benefit wildlife and facilitate wildlife-dependent recreation for a ten year time period. The planning process included a comprehensive inventory of habitats on the WMA, establishing management objectives and target species for each habitat type, and the development of strategies and actions that can be implemented over the next decade to achieve habitat management goals. The plan includes extensive background information, management history, and a series of maps depicting WMA location, sensitive ecological resources, and planned management actions. The project is located in the Towns of Nunda and Ossian in Livingston County, New York, and the Town of Grove in Allegany County, New York.

Contact: Michael Palermo, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Wildlife, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5383.


Monroe County - The Town Board of the Town of Pittsford, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No. 3 of 2016:Amendment to the Provisions of the Tobey Planned Unit Development District (PUD), Parcels 9 and 10 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an amendment of uses in Parcels 9 and 10 of the Tobey PUD to include a YMCA facility that may be developed on such premises. Such facility would not exceed 140,000 square foot of gross floor area in a two story building (or three-story if a "walk-out" level is built below the grade at the main building entrance), with a building footprint not to exceed 75,000 square foot. All normally accepted services consistent with modern YMCA facilities, including medical offices and rehabilitation facilities not to exceed 15,000 square foot of gross floor area, and including food services and access to credit union/banking ATM and related services, would be allowable uses. Up to 675 parking spaces would be permitted, including up to 60 accessible parking spaces. The project is located in the northwest corner of West Jefferson Road and Clover Street in the Town Pittsford, New York.

Contact: Robert B. Koegel, Town of Pittsford, 11 South Main Street, Pittsford, NY 14534, Phone: (585) 248-6216, E-mail: rkoegel@townofpittsford.org.


Yates County - The Dundee Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dundee Central School District Capital Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the demolition of existing maintenance building and play grounds and reconstruction of the existing bus maintenance facility, including, but not limited to, addition of maintenance bays, new oil/water separator, new lifts, bus wash system, as well as modification of the access road and new parking areas, including a new bus loop, alterations and renovations to the main school building, construction of a new storage building, as well as renovations and lighting to the District's athletic fields. The project is located at 55 Water Street in Dundee, New York.

Contact: Kelly M. Houck, Dundee Central School District, 55 Water Street, Dundee, NY 14837; Phone: (607) 243-7912.


Positive Declaration

Monroe County - The Town of Brighton Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Whole Foods Plaza (formerly known as Palazzo Plaza) may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The Town Board of the Town of Brighton has received and begun review of an application for Incentive Zoning of all or part of four parcels, 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, and other community retail tenants. The redevelopment will result in the construction of approximately 93,960 square feet of retail space within four buildings.

The Brighton Town Board determined that the Draft EIS for the project that was submitted by the project developer was complete and adequate for public review on May 25, 2016. A public hearing was held and written comments were received concerning the Draft EIS through August 1, 2016.

New information has been discovered that is relevant to the discussion of traffic impacts and is important for the accuracy of the assessment of traffic impacts analyzed in the Draft EIS. Based on this new information, a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) will be prepared that reanalyzes the potential significant adverse traffic impacts of this proposed project.

Contact: Ramsey A. Boehner, Town of Brighton, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, Phone: (585) 784-5229.


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