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ENB - Region 3 Notices 2/22/2017

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of a Local Law Amending Chapter 143 entitled "Zoning" of the Code of the Town of Red Hook will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law to amend Section 143-49.2 (Open Space Incentive Zoning) of the Town of Red Hook Zoning Law. The amendments provide for a procedure for payment of an incentive fee in installments if a subdivision plat or site plan is proposed to be filed in sections. It also clarifies how the yearly adjustment of the community benefit cash payment is calculated. The proposed amendments are consistent with the recommendations of the Town's Comprehensive Plan and with "Greenway Connections: Greenway Compact Program and Guides for Dutchess County Communities" pursuant to Chapter 17 of the Town Code The project is located throughout the Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Sue McCann, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-4600, E-mail: smccann@redhook.org.


Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law B of 2017 (A Local Law to Amend Section 143-7 entitled 'Zoning District Map' of the Code of the Town of Red Hook) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law to amend the Town of Red Hook Zoning District Map to rezone a portion of a parcel from TND-R to TND-CC and to rezone certain parcels in proximity of Bard College from R1.5 to Institutional (I), in conjunction with two project applications that have been submitted to the Town of Red Hook Planning Board. The Zoning Map amendment from TND-RR to TND-CC has been requested by Martin and Elizabeth Willms, who have applied to the Planning Board to construct a 20 foot x 100 foot (2,000 square foot) self-storage building on a 4.4 acre parcel. The property is currently used as a self-storage facility. While the majority of the 4.4 acre parcel is in the TND-CC District, a small portion (approximately 0.4 acres) is in the TND-RR District. A self-storage warehouse is a special permitted use in the TND-CC District. The second application is from Bard College to construct a 920 square foot addition to an existing residential building, known as the Barringer House, located on an approximately 1 acre parcel and the conversion of it to an institutional use. The proposed Zoning Map amendments are consistent with the recommendations of the Town's Comprehensive Plan. The project is located throughout the Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Sue McCann, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, Phone: (845) 758-4600, E-mail: smccann@redhook.org.


Orange County - The Town of Montgomery Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Red Birch Special Permit and Site Plan Approval for a Self-Storage Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request for land use approvals to construct a self-storage facility on a deep, vacant, partially wooded 18.86 acre parcel fronting on NYS Route 17K. At full build out the facility would contain two climate controlled buildings with 20,760 square foot of storage each, and twenty non-climate-controlled buildings with sizes ranging from 6,300 to 4,200 square foot, for a grand total of 154,920 square foot of building storage area, along with access and circulation ways. The plan also includes eleven unenclosed parking spaces for boats, trailers or recreational vehicles. Stormwater management facilities are incorporated into the plan. The site plan proposes a phased site development with the timing dependent on the market demand, with the first phase including the site entrance and one climate-controlled building. Each phase is associated with stormwater management facilities to serve that phase of development build-out. The project is located on the north side of NYS Route 17K, approximately 2,300 feet west of Coldenham Road in the Town of Montgomery, New York.

Contact: Suzanne Hadden, Town of Montgomery, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, NY 12549, Phone: (845) 457-2643. E-mail: shadden@townofmontgomery.com.


Ulster County - The Town of Rosendale, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rosendale Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an upgrade of the Town of Rosendale's aging wastewater treatment plant from 0.10 MGD permitted capacity to 0.15 MGD permitted capacity by conducting the following actions: the installation of a new influent pump control; an expanded flow distribution box; the installation of new fine bubble aeration system with dissolved oxygen control; new aeration blowers; new sludge pumps; new magnetite ballasted flocculation system or sequential batch reactors (dependent on funding status); the installation and construction of new aerobic digesters; and miscellaneous facilities improvements to the existing structures on site. These facilities improvements include building envelope improvements and replacement of roof systems on the existing preliminary treatment and operations buildings, installation of new effluent heat recovery system, and facility control system improvements. The project is located on Creek Locks Road in the Town of Rosendale, New York.

Contact: Connie Steinmuller, Barton and Loguidice, 10 Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12205, Phone: (518) 218-1801, E-mail: csteinmuller@bartonandloguidice.com.


Ulster County - The City of Kingston Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 311 Wall Street will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the renovations of an existing building to create a multi-station restaurant, grocery store, and commercial kitchen. The restaurant will hold approximately 150 seats and will be occupied by different food vendors. The grocery store will be approximately 13,000 square feet and will focus on locally made products as well as other grocery items. The commercial kitchen will be offered as rental space and will be used in food prep and packaging food items. A 52 car parking lot will also be renovated and resurfaced. Exterior façade improvements are also proposed. The project is located at 311 Wall 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: planning@kingston-ny.gov.


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