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ENB - Region 8 Notices 2/1/2017

Public Notice

Draft Livingston Unit Management Plan (UMP)

The Draft Livingston Unit Management sets forth the proposed goals, objectives, management actions and associated costs for 9,800 acres of state forests and wildlife management areas (WMAs). It offers general information on the unit's history and geology, an inventory of the unit's resources, such as vegetative types and stages, fish, wildlife and habitat.

General management activities planned for the unit include:

  • Create a balance of vegetative types and stages by the sale of timber resources, clearing, creation and maintenance of grassy and wetland habitats;
  • Enhance and monitor wildlife species diversity and protect rare and endangered species of plants and animals;
  • Implement the Young Forest Initiative on WMAs by converting approximately 10% of the forested acres on WMAs back to young forests;
  • Comply with Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines for any future increase in recreational facilities;
  • Work in partnership with interested organizations such as the Finger Lakes Trail Conference, local towns/villages, schools, youth programs, New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), the Ruffed Grouse Society etc., on projects that enhance the state land;
  • Specify Best Management Practices for water quality will be used on timber sales, and any other construction activities;
  • Maintain existing roads and parking lots, place new identification signs, and add five new gates that will be open most of the time;
  • Monitor invasive exotic plants and animals. Specific actions will be based on species and location, but may include prescribed burns, biological controls, pesticide; and mechanical removals;
  • Evaluate and provide sanitary facilities at designated camp sites; and
  • Maintain viewing platforms and boardwalks.

A public presentation and meeting on the Livingston UMP will be held on February 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dansville High School Cafeteria, 282 Main Street, Dansville, NY. Comments will be accepted by the contact listed below until March 20, 2017.

The Livingston Draft UMP is available for review at the following locations:

Dansville Public Library
200 Main Street
Dansville, NY 14437
Phone: (585) 335-6720

Mount Morris Library
121 Main Street
Mount Morris, NY 14510
Phone: (585) 658-4412

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Region 8 Headquarters
6274 Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414,
Phone: (585) 226-5324
Contact: Linda Vera

Online at: www.dec.ny.gov/lands/22561.html

The project is located in the Towns of Conesus, Mount Morris, Nunda, Ossian and West Sparta in Livingston County, New York and the Town of Grove in Allegany County, New York.

Contact: Gretchen Cicora, NYS DEC - Region 8 Bath Sub Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 7291 Coon Road, Bath, NY 14810, Phone (607) 776-2165, E-mail: r8.ump@dec.ny.gov.


Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Batavia Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2020 Vision Capital Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Capital Project is summarized as follows:

1. Batavia Middle School
96 Ross Street
Batavia, NY 14020

The project at this location will involve interior renovations and upgrades, including replacement of entrance canopies, roofing replacement, and other improvements.

2. Jackson Primary School
411 South Jackson Street
Batavia, NY 14020

The project at this location will involve interior renovations and upgrades, including lighting, and mechanicals, and window replacements.

3. Richmond Memorial Library
19 Ross Street
Batavia, NY 14020

The project at this location will involve interior renovations and upgrades, including flooring and other finishes, as well as mechanical upgrades as well as site work including landscaping and lighting improvements.

4. Batavia High School
260 State Street
Batavia, NY 14020

The project at this location will involve interior renovations and upgrades, including work on entrance and library areas, including reconfiguration to add approximately 2,000 square feet of educational space, roof replacement work, drop-off/pick-up loop work and parking lot area work and additional site work to also include athletic field replacement and canopy replacements, and partial roof replacement.

5. John Kennedy Intermediate School
166 Vine Street
Batavia, N.Y. 14020

The project at this location will involve construction of an addition totaling approximately 9,000 square feet, as well as other interior renovations and improvements, as well as site work to parking areas and other outside areas.

6. Robert Morris School
80 Union Street
Batavia, NY 14020

The project at this location will involve construction to reconfigure parking lot features and playground areas to accommodate additional parking.

7. Van Detta Stadium
120 Richmond Avenue
Batavia, NY 14020

The project at this location will involve construction of a running track and artificial turf field, as well as upgrades and renovations to locker rooms and offices, replacement of scoreboard, lighting, and other features and a new storage facility as well as associated improvements upgrades, renovations and site work as more specifically set forth in the 2020 Vision Capital Project plans.

Contact: Scott Rozanski, Batavia City School District, 260 State Street, Batavia, NY 14020, Phone: (585) 343-2480, E-mail: srozanski@bataviacsd.org.


Monroe County - The Brockport Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2017 Capital Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Project is to be located at 40 Allen Street in Brockport, New York and is summarized as follows:

  1. Brockport High School (Building 700): The construction of a new football stadium turf field and new tennis courts, including amenities, as well as site work including drainage improvements, interior renovations and replacements, including floors and finishes as well as other exterior work.
  2. A.D. Oliver Middle School (Building 600): The reconstruction of driveway areas, internal renovations including to entrances and other areas, as well as other exterior work, including beam replacement.
  3. Fred W. Hill School (Building 500): Playground and sidewalk replacement, installation of an access road and sidewalks, internal renovations including to entrances.
  4. Elizabeth Barclay School (Building 400): Playground and sidewalk replacement, renovations of entrances, as well as interior work including to mechanicals, wall replacement (glass).
  5. John J. Ginther School (Building 300): Playground and sidewalk replacement, construction of certain exterior features, as well as site work, including asphalt surface replacement, and replacement of play area and parking lot and bus loop area, and replacement of certain roof components.
  6. Maintenance Building (Building 200): Drainage structure replacement and similar repairs, and improvements as set forth in the plans for the 2017 Capital Improvement Project.

Contact: Darrin Winkley, Brockport Central School District , 40 Allen Street, Brockport, NY 14420-2296, Phone: (585) 637-1820, E-mail: darrin.winkley@bcs1.org.


Monroe County - The Town of Henrietta, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed East River Road Residential Development will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Applicant's proposed development to include the approval of a Special Use Permit for the construction of a total 486 ± residential units comprising of a mix of housing types including 196 ± market rate townhome and apartment style units, 110 ± market rate ranch style apartments designed for seniors, and 180 ± apartment units designed to meet the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing. The project will be located on two vacant parcels in the Industrial Zoning District, consisting of a 57.55 ± acre parcel located on the northeast corner of East River Road and Lehigh Station Road and a 79.96 ± acre parcel located on the southeast corner of East River Road and Lehigh Station Road in the Town of Henrietta, New York.

Contact: Christopher E. Martin, Town of Henrietta, 475 Calkins Road, Henrietta, NY 14467, Phone: (585) 359-7056, E-mail: cmartin@henrietta.org.


Ontario County - The Town of Hopewell, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Central Water District Extension No. 6 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of plans for public water supply improvements to Central Water District Extension No. 6. The Town Board will act as Lead Agency and is applying for funding assistance from the USDA Rural Development to undertake the project. As currently proposed, Central Water District Extension No. 6 involves the installation of approximately 37,840 linear feet of 8 inch waterline along portions of Spangle Street, Algerine Street, and County Road 4 in the Town of Hopewell, New York. Activities include the installation of watermain, fire hydrants, valves, watermain connections, residential hook-ups, road crossings, excavation and bedding materials and surface restoration. The purpose of the project is to address serious health and safety problems and ensure that residents of this area have a reliable supply of good quality water and fire protection.

Contact: Margaret Hilton, Town of Hopewell, 2716 County Road 47, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 394-0036, E-mail: mhilton@townofhopewell.org.


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