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ENB - Region 7 Notices 12/28/2016

Negative Declaration

Broome County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Bruckner Quarry, Salinas Brothers Stones, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant for a new 5 acre life-of-mine bluestone quarry on a 235 acre parcel owned by Robert Bruckner. Exploratory mining has previously occurred on site, the existing haul road will be used. No protected streams, wetlands or other protected natural resources are expected to be adversely impacted. All stormwater runoff will drain internally. Typical blasting and processing of bluestone will occur which is consistent with numerous other bluestone mines in the area. The mine will be reclaimed to stable slopes with natural vegetation similar to existing conditions. The project is located at 318 Shaver Hill Road in the Town of Sanford, New York

Contact: Joe Dlugolenski, NYS DEC - Region 7 Cortland Sub Office, 1285 Fisher Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045, Phone: (607) 753-3095 extension 233, E-mail: DEP.R7@dec.ny.gov.


Cayuga County - The Town of Sterling, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District #3 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of approximately 25,000 linear feet of 8 inch and 10 inch water distribution mains, valves, hydrants and water service lines. All work will be in the road rights-of-way. The project is located along a portion of State Route 104A and side streets in the Town of Sterling, New York.

Contact: Randall Lawrence, Town of Sterling, 1290 State Route 104A, Sterling, NY 13156, Phone: (315) 947-5666, E-mail: tsterlin@twcny.rr.com.


Tompkins County - The City of Ithaca Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed City Centre will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to redevelop the 0.759 acre site with an 8 story, 111 foot tall, 187,536 gross square foot mixed-use building, with approximately 10,800 square foot of new ground-floor retail space and 10,700 square foot of building amenity and support space on the ground level. Upper floors will have a mixture of unit types (studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom) for a total of 193 units. The ground level also includes a loading/delivery/trash area with vehicular access provided from North Aurora Street to a circular drop-off area. The main vehicular access to the site is off East Green Street to a below-grade parking deck with 69 parking spaces and bicycle storage. The project is in the CBD-120 Zoning District, and has received Design Review. It requires a zoning variance for rear yard setback. The project is located at 301 East State/MLK Street in the City of Ithaca, New York.

Contact: Lisa Nicholas, City of Ithaca, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 274-6550, E-mail: lnichola@cityofithaca.org.


Tompkins County - The City of Ithaca Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed College Town Homes will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant to construct three new apartment buildings with a total of 67 units (a mix of efficiencies, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartments) on the 0.476 acre (20,734 square foot) project site. Two of the buildings, designed as row house apartments, are located along College Avenue, while the third building, a garden apartment building, is located behind, in the rear portion of the site. All buildings will be four stories and 45 foot tall with habitable basements. Tenants are expected to be short-term visiting Cornell faculty. Since no parking is proposed for the project, the applicant will submit a Transportation Demand Management Plan (TDMP) for approval by the Planning Board. The project site consist of 3 tax parcels (to be consolidated) in the CR-4 Collegetown Area Form District (CAFD). It has received Design Review. The project is located at 119, 121 and 125 College Avenue in the City of Ithaca, New York.

Contact: Lisa Nicholas, City of Ithaca, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: (607) 274-6550, E-mail: lnichola@cityofithaca.org.


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