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ENB - Region 3 Notices 6/14/2017

Notice of Complete Application

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) - Region 3 proposes to issue General Permit GP-3-17-001. This General Permit will authorize Towns, Villages, Cities and Counties located with Region 3 of the NYSDEC to conduct various activities including:

  • Bank and channel stabilization for transportation related construction activities.
  • Culvert and Bridge replacement and rehabilitation.
  • Rehabilitation and repair of existing transportation facilities.
  • Survey and exploratory activities.
  • Debris and gravel removal.
Permits Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands, Article 15 (Protection of Waters), Section 401 Water Quality Certification.

Project Location:

Within wetlands, adjacent areas and streams of NYS DEC - Region 3 the Counties of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.

State Environmental Quality Review:

Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed. SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated.

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.

Coastal Management:

This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

A copy of the Draft General Permit GP-3-17-001 can be found at the following link: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/79144.html

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing no later than 06/26/2017 or 15 days after the publication date of this notice, whichever is later, to the contact listed below.

Contact: John Petronella, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, E-mail: dep.R3@dec.state.ny.us.


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town of Newburgh Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Chadwick Lake Reservoir Watershed Protection Property Acquisition by Bargain Sale/Donation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the fee purchase of real property by "bargain sale" listed on the Town of Newburgh tax map as SBL 4-2-8 and the acceptance of the donation of an adjoining approximately 4 acre area of undeveloped real property being a part of SBL 4-2-5.4 for and on behalf of the Town's Consolidated Water District pursuant to Town Law 202-b in the Chadwick Lake Reservoir watershed. The properties are located in the Chadwick Lake Reservoir Critical Environmental Area and within the Chadwick Lake Reservoir watershed. The properties are presently an open, undeveloped area. Lot 8 is approximately 16.50 acres in size. Both properties are zoned Reservoir Residential.

The properties are being acquired by the Town for and on behalf of its Consolidated Water District. The properties are to the north of Chadwick Lake Reservoir. Drainage from the property flows to a tributary to the District's Chadwick Lake Reservoir. The property will be protected as watershed property. The Town of Newburgh will acquire fee title and hold the land, or a significant portion of it.

The project is located on Route 32 in the Town of Newburgh, New York.

Contact: Gilbert J. Piaquadio, Town of Newburgh, 1496 Route 300, Newburgh, NY 12550, Phone: (845) 564-4552.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Orange County - The Village of Woodbury Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Gardens at Harriman Station 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 June 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at a place to be determined, check the Village of Woodbury website for location.

The action involves the development of the Gardens at Harriman Station, a transit-oriented development (TOD) which will provide a broad range of housing types, shopping, restaurants, recreational and community facilities in walkable, vibrant neighborhoods near the Harriman Train Station. The overall goal is to construct an intimate environment emphasizing the value of neighborhoods and encouraging social interactions throughout daily activities.

The Project Site consists of approximately 130 acres, 112.3 acres are within the Village of Woodbury, 12.6 acres are within the Village of Harriman, and 5.1 acres are located in the Town of Monroe. The Proposed Action is a TOD community and is located within the Villages of Woodbury and Harriman, New York, adjacent to the Harriman Train Station. No development is being proposed on the portion of the project site located in the unincorporated Town of Monroe, New York. The TOD will include approximately 1,400 residential units mostly in the form of apartments and townhouses with some single-family dwelling units. The Village of Woodbury Zoning Code requires that 50% of all the units must be two (2) bedrooms or less and 20% of the total units must be affordable. There is also approximately 250,000 square feet of retail space, office space, indoor recreation, restaurants, bars and personal service establishments.

The portion of the site within the Village of Woodbury is in the TVZD and encompasses twenty-five (25) individual tax parcels. The portion of the site within the Village of Harriman is in the PAD zoning district, and encompasses six (6) tax parcels. The site will be accessed via New York State Route 17.

Contact: Marla Hunter, Village of Woodbury, P.O. Box 1004, Highland Mills, NY 10930, Phone: (845) 926-6911, E-mail: woodblddept@yahoo.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Westchester County - The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Baker Residential Subdivision. The Final EIS is available from the Town of Mount Pleasant Town Hall and on line at: http://www.mtpleasantny.com/.

The action involves a proposal by Baker Residential Ltd. Partnership to construct the Baker Residential Subdivision, a cluster subdivision of 116 single family dwellings, with associated infrastructure and recreational amenities on approximately 165 acres of land. Each single-family dwelling would be constructed within its own fee simple lot, with a minimum lot area of 9,500 square feet. The primary purpose of clustering the lots is to preserve the more environmentally constrained portions of the property as open space. The majority of the open space area, 80.8 ± acres, would be owned and maintained by a Homeowners Association established for the project and subject to a conservation easement. An additional open space area of 18.2 ± acres is proposed to be dedicated to the Town for parkland purposes. There would be two types of lots created for the 116 home, 67 lots are currently planned to range in size from approximately 20,100 square feet to 57,500 square feet and 49 lots are planned to range in size from approximately 9,500 square feet to 21,200 square feet. There are 27 three-bedroom, single-family homes planned to range in size from 2,600 to 3,100 square feet. The 89 four-bedroom, single-family homes would range in size from 3,100 to 4,200 square feet. Access to the cluster subdivision is proposed from two locations. The main entrance would be from Lozza Drive. The second entrance would be via Westlake Drive opposite the intersection with Halsey Place. The internal road network contains several looped streets. All buildings would be served by public water and sewer utilities. Stormwater runoff would be collected in a network of structures, pipes, and swales. Runoff would be conveyed to six on-site stormwater facilities. Electric and gas service to the Site is provided by Consolidated Edison Inc. The project site is located in a OB-1 General Office Building District, as shown on the Town Zoning Map. The project is located on East Stevens Avenue and Westlake Drive in the Town of Mount Pleasant, New York.

Contact: Michael McLaughlin, Town of Mount Pleasant Planning Board, One Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595, Phone: (914) 742-2300, E-mail: csaracino@mtpleasantny.com.


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