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ENB - Region 9 Notices 9/14/2016

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation/Alternatives Analysis Work Plan from Homer Street Properties, LLC for a site known as the Oregon Road Site, ID #C905045. This site is located in the Town of Olean, within the County of Cattaraugus, and is located on Oregon Road. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than October 14, 2016. A copy of the application Draft Remedial Investigation/Alternatives Analysis Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the Olean Public Library, 134 North 2nd Street, Olean. Information regarding the site and how to submit comments can be found at http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/60058.html or send comments to: Benjamin McPherson, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 851-7220, E-mail: benjamin.mcpherson@dec.ny.gov.

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Negative Declaration

Allegany County - The Town of Alma, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Alma 2016 Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of the Town of Alma's 2016 Comprehensive Plan. The plan includes a community vision, goals, objectives and strategies to help guide future policy decisions and investments in the Town. The project is located throughout the Town of Alma, New York.

Contact: Karen Linza, Town of Alma, 5838 Allen Street, P.O. Box 67, Allentown, NY 14707, Phone: (585) 593-4021, E-mail: michelletownhall@stny.rr.com.


Erie County - The Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District 2016 Capital Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed capital project which includes various renovation, upgrade, and site work improvements at the District's sites and facilities. Improvements at one or more of the buildings will include health/safety, accessibility, and code compliance work including American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) upgrades to lavatories and door hardware, stage lifts, elevators, sprinkler system, water service upgrades including backflow preventers, kitchen sanitary piping and grease traps, fire alarm system, and rerouting of underground fire protection water line. Other building improvements include renovation of locker room and refinishing of gymnasium wood floor at the High School, Middle School gymnasium bleachers and band room reconfiguration, and renovations to the concession stand and greenhouse.

Upgrades to building systems including general, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC work including carpeting, vinyl flooring, doors, lockers, electrical panels, feeders and devices, energy-efficient lighting including in the gymnasium, hot water rather than steam boilers, sinks, ventilation upgrades including roof-top units at Middle School, ceilings, asbestos abatement, and overhead stage rigging.

Exterior envelope upgrades at one or more of the buildings will include items such as new roofs, masonry restoration, flashing, some exterior doors, press box, and reconstruction of the exterior stage wall at Springville Elementary.

Site work will include pavement reconstruction including front and rear parking lots, access road to Eaton Street, sidewalks, curbs, and underdrainage improvements at the High School; parking lot, sidewalks and curbs including underdrainage at Middle School; parking lots and sidewalks including underdrainage and repave playgrounds at Colden Elementary and Springville Elementary Schools; and miscellaneous work associated with items such as underground electric surface, fencing, new track surface, and potentially widening the track from 6 to 8 lanes.

It is noted that elements of the proposed 2015 Capital Project which have been eliminated include an addition to the High School for a gymnasium, locker rooms, fitness room, horticulture, agricultural and technology classrooms, and lavatories; renovation of the existing gymnasium for a media center; renovation of the existing media center for a Board room and large group instruction space; and security improvements at office areas located at school entrances including a vestibule at Colden Elementary.

The project is located throughout the Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District in Springville, Towns of Colden and Concord, New York.

Contact: Kimberly Moritz, Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District, 307 Newman Street, Springville, NY 14141, Phone: (716) 592-3200, E-mail: KMoritz@springvillegi.org.


Erie County - The Cheektowaga Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cheektowaga Central School District Capital Improvements Project, 2016 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed a Capital Improvements Project, 2016 which includes various renovation, upgrade, and site work improvements at the District's sites and facilities.

Proposed interior improvements at one or more of the buildings will include upgrades to building systems including HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing. HVAC equipment upgrades include boilers, temperature controls, circulating pumps, rooftop units, make-up air and air handling units, exhaust fans, ductless split systems, and other items. Other system upgrade items include upgrading wiring, telephone, public address and clock systems, wireless data network, video security monitoring and door entry systems, emergency power, energy-efficient and emergency lighting, outlets, and various plumbing equipment including fixtures and hot water heating equipment.

Other building improvements include renovation of lavatories; auditorium seating and sound system; doors; flooring; gymnasium wall pads; various health/safety, accessibility, and code compliance work including fire/smoke and carbon monoxide detection systems, stage rigging and curtains, and renovation of nurse's area and reconstruction of walls, doors, and windows at Pine Hill Education Center as required by code; renovations to the concession stand at the stadium; and removal of underground fuel tank, installation of new aboveground fuel tank, fuel dispensing and fire suppression systems, and oil/water separator at the District garage. Exterior envelope upgrades include new roof at Pine Hill Education Center, masonry restoration at Union East Elementary School, and exterior doors and frames, reconstruction of the exterior pool wall, and masonry work at the Middle/High School.

Site work will include pavement reconstruction including drives and parking areas and a new parking area between the stadium and tennis courts; sidewalks; and site lighting poles, wiring and energy-efficient lights. Proposed athletic facility upgrades include a synthetic turf field for football, soccer and lacrosse with underdrainage and perimeter fencing, new grandstands, press box, scoreboard, and field lighting, reconstruction of tennis courts, and new 8-lane all-weather track and event areas with perimeter drainage and fencing.

The project is located throughout the Cheektowaga Central School District in the Town of Cheektowaga, New York.

Contact: Mary Morris, Cheektowaga Central School District, 3600 Union Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14225, Phone: (716) 686-3600, E-mail: mmorris@ccsd-k12.org.


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