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ENB - Region 9 Notices 5/3/2017

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Buffalo Freight House LLC for a site known as 68 Tonawanda Street, site ID #C915316. This site is located in the City of Buffalo within the County of Erie, and is located at 68 Tonawanda Street. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than June 2, 2017. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the Riverside Branch Library, 820 Tonawanda Street, Buffalo, 14207. Information regarding the site and how to submit comments can be found at: or send comments to: Glenn May, NYS DEC - Region 9 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY, 14203, Phone: (716) 851-7220, E-mail:

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Negative Declaration

Erie County - The Frontier Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Frontier Central School District 2018 Capital Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the Frontier Central School District to undertake a 2018 Capital Project which includes various renovation, upgrade, and site work improvements at the District's sites and facilities.

Proposed building work includes renovation of Middle School science rooms and laboratories and High School restrooms; auditorium upgrades including new seats in the Middle School, Blasdell, Cloverbank, and Pinehurst Elementary School auditoriums and stage rigging, lighting and sound system upgrades; classroom wall finishes upgrades at Blasdell and Cloverbank Elementary Schools; various gymnasium upgrades including new wood floor at High School and wall pads at several schools; emergency generator room at Pinehurst; and miscellaneous upgrades to items such as overhead doors at Bus Garage, doors, windows, and ceilings. Building exterior upgrades include a new roof at Big Tree Elementary School.

The project includes various upgrades to building systems including HVAC improvements such as new direct digital control systems, various new air handling and ventilation equipment including unit ventilators, ductwork, intake and exhaust units, and heat generating equipment including hot water boilers to provide or improve ventilation in various building areas including classrooms, computer rooms, and pool and to upgrade equipment that is beyond its useful life. Contemplated plumbing work includes new hot water heaters, thermostatic mixing valves for water temperature control, and new water main supply line at the High School. Proposed electrical work includes energy-efficient LED and occupancy control fixtures at the Middle School.

Proposed site work includes reconstruction and resurfacing asphalt pavement including driveways and parking areas and associated drainage improvements at the High School, Middle School, Cloverbank Elementary School and Bus Garage sites and possibly the other elementary school sites as alternates. Reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, stairs, and ramps at various sites is also proposed. Proposed athletic facility upgrades at the High School include a reconstructed track and high jump event area, regraded and reconstructed grass turf soccer fields and physical education / practice fields, softball and baseball dugouts, and possibly baseline fencing and backstops.

The project is located at various Frontier Central School District locations in the Town of Hamburg, New York.

Contact: Bret Apthorpe, Frontier Central Scholl District, 5120 Orchard Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075, Phone: (716) 926-1700, E-mail:

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