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ENB - Region 3 Notices 11/23/2016

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Village of Wappingers Falls Village Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Improvements Overall Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the replacement of existing sanitary sewer collection system along with associated manholes and sewer laterals; replacement of existing water distribution system along with associated hydrants, valves and water service connections; along with roadway, sidewalk and curbing repair and replacement in the existing streets in the Village where sewer main and water main work; plus where viable and needed, the project includes storm sewer improvements in the existing Village streets to provide for roof leader and sump pump disconnections from the sanitary sewer system and residual to the other improvements; and construction of a new water storage tank to augment storage already provided within the Village Water System, and improve water service in the Route 9 corridor of the existing Water System. The new tank will improve pressures and storage volume, and also provide improved operation flexibility for the Village Water System. The tank is proposed on an existing recorded Water Tank Easement, on a parcel at the Riverbend II Apartment complex, east of Route 9 with access from Marshall Road. The tank will be designed, manufactured and erected in conformance with Section 7.0 of "Recommended Standards for Water Works". Tank volume will be in the range of 500,000 to 1,000,000 gallons with a projected height of approximately 115 feet. For comparison, the existing Wenliss Water Tank, located west of Route 9 in the Village Water System, has a height of approximately 105 feet. The project is located throughout the Village of Wappingers Falls, New York.

Contact: Matt Alexander, Village of Wappingers Falls, 2582 South Avenue, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590, Phone: (845) 297-8773, E-mail: mayor@wappingersfallsny.gov.


Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sidewalk Installation in the Washington Heights Section of the Town of Wallkill will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the receipt of grant funding from the Orange County Office of Community Development which the Wallkill Town Board determined would be best utilized for the installation of sidewalks in the above-noted Washington Heights section. The project is located on the northerly side of NYS Route 17M between Ohio Avenue and Rockwell Place in the Town of Wallkill, New York.

Contact: Daniel Depew, Town of Wallkill, 99 Tower Drive, Middletown, NY 10941, Phone: (845) 692-7800, E-mail: supervisor@townofwallkill.com.


Orange County - The Warwick Valley Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Solar Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Warwick Valley Central School District Board of Education (School Board) to offset its energy cost and reduce its overall carbon footprint by cooperatively constructing an approximately 2.419 (dc) megawatt ground mounted solar array on the current Sanfordville Elementary School campus located off Sanfordville Road in Warwick, New York. The Project will consist of the following work:

• Installation of permanent perimeter fence to secure site from adjacent school activity.
• Installation of ground-mounted solar panels and related pad-mounted infrastructure in open field area near Sanfordville Road.
• Overhead connection to existing power distribution network in Sanfordville Road.
• Installation of landscape screening.

These actions are proposed in order to reduce the School District's operating cost and carbon foot print. When completed, the Sanfordville School array is expected to save the School District $1,979,000 over 18 years.

The School Board anticipates entering into an Energy Performance Contract and an Operations and Maintenance Agreement with subsidiaries of ConEdison Solutions for the construction, operation and maintenance of the project.

Contact: Timothy Holmes, Warwick Valley Central School District, 225 West Street Extension, Warwick, NY 10990, Phone: (845) 987-3000, E-mail: tholmes@wvcsd.org.



Ulster County - The City of Kingston Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tubby Row - 76-88 Spring Street will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of 6 studio apartments in an existing building containing 6 apartment units. After construction the building will contain 12 units with parking in the rear. The project is located in the Nationally Registered Rondout Historic District at 76-88 Spring Street in the City of Kingston, New York.

Contact: Suzanne Cahill, City of Kingston, 420 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401, Phone: (845) 334-3955, E-mail: scahill@kingston-ny.gov.



Ulster County - The Town of Esopus Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Special Use permit Application by Marist College for the Raymond A. Rich Leadership Institute will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the re-use of a mansion on a 60 + acre parcel that abuts the Hudson River through the conduct and operation of events, gatherings and meetings, as part of the operation of the "Raymond A. Rich Leadership Institute". The proposed action will involve construction and installation of a accessibility ramp onto the west (service) façade, and improvements to the on-site septic system, along with minor alterations to the building interior. The calculated amount of site disturbance is 0.41 acres, all associated with the septic improvements. The proposed action will consist of a single construction phase of a year or less in duration.

The project is located at 455 Broadway (US Route 9W) in West Park, Town of Esopus, New York.

Contact: April Oneto, Town of Esopus, P.O. Box 700, Port Ewen, NY 12466, Phone: (845) 339-1811, E-mail: planning@esopus.com.



Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Westchester County - The North Castle Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed The Vue 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 January 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the North Castle Town Hall, 15 Bedford Road, Armonk, NY 10504.

The action involves an application for the development of two multi-family buildings, containing a total of 200 units, with a mix of 40% one bedroom and 60% two-bedroom units above a 400 space covered parking platform. 10% of the units will be Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Units.

The proposed action includes a subdivision and proposed rezoning of the subject property to the proposed R-MF-R zoning district. The subject property is currently located within two separate zoning districts, the R-1A and the R-2A. In addition to the change to the Zoning Map, the Zoning Petition also requests the creation of a new zoning district, the R-MF-R, to accommodate this unique multi-family development proposal.

The project is located at 1700 Old Orchard Street in the Town of North Castle, New York.

Contact: Alison Simon, Town of North Castle, 15 Bedford Road, Armonk, NY 10504, Phone: (914) 273-3321, E-mail: asimon@northcastleny.com.




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