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ENB - Region 4 Notices 6/28/2017

Negative Declaration

Columbia County - The Town of New Lebanon, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment of Section 205-15 of the Zoning Code: Procedural Requirements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the repeal of a provision pertaining to periodic planning board review of the zoning code and deleted provisions which required publication and posting of amendments or changes to zoning laws after adoption. The section pertaining to protest petition which follows the deleted publication provision has been renumbered. The project is located in the Town of New Lebanon, New York.

Contact: Colleen Teal, Town of New Lebanon, 14755 NYS Route 22, P.O. Box 328, New Lebanon, NY 12125, Phone: (518) 794-8889, E-mail: supervisor@townofnewlebanon.com.


Columbia County - The Town of Livingston Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law #3 of 2017 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law to amend the Livingston Zoning Law to prohibit all new mines and mining in the Low Density Residential (LDR-2) Zone. The project is located throughout the Town of Livingston, New York.

Contact: J. Theodore Hilscher, 2 Franklin Street, Catskill, NY 12414, Phone: (518) 943-1060, E-mail: nthilscher@verizon.net.


Delaware County - The Town of Bovina Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that a proposed Local Law to Amend the Town of Bovina Zoning Law and Zoning Map will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the consideration and adoption of comprehensive amendments to the Town of Bovina Zoning Law and the rezoning of a 1.4 acre parcel on County Highway 6 from General Rural (GR) to Hamlet (H). The proposed local law would amend the zoning law to revise minimum lot sizes in the Town's Hamlet District which is now served by a public sewer system; revise regulations applicable to home occupations; adopt new regulations for roadside farm stands; create authority for site plan review by Planning Board for specified uses; revise Planning Board procedures and adopt new standards for site plan review and special use permits; revise the Zoning Board of Appeals procedures; establish applicable State standards for use and area variances; and adopt new definitions for specified land uses. The proposed local law would also amend the Schedule of Use Regulations to permit specified uses that had previously been prohibited; require or eliminate special use permit and/or site plan reviews for specified uses. More specifically, the proposed local law would be amended to permit multi-Family Housing by special use permit in the GR and H Districts, and commercial storage and processing of bulk agricultural products, bottling and related uses, livestock exchanges and laundry or dry cleaning establishments by special use permit tin the H District. The proposed amendments would also require special use permits for a number of specified uses that had previously been permitted as of right and eliminate the special use permit requirement for other specified uses, leaving them permitted as of right or permitted with site plan review by the Planning Board. The project is located throughout the Town of Bovina, New York.

Contact: Allyson M. Phillips, Executive Woods, 5 Palisades Drive, Albany, NY 12180, Phone: (518) 438-9907, E-mail: APhillips@youngsommer.com.


Rensselaer County - The Town of Schodack Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Valente Professional Park will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of a new 60,760 ± square foot office/training facility with a 6,480 ± square foot expansion (67,240 ± square foot total) on 10.27 ± acres now or formally owned by Snook Materials Group, LLC (Valente) and a new 222,000 ± square foot sales distribution center to be built in phases on 21 .18 ± acres now or formally owned by Snook Materials Group, LLC (Valente), located in the Town of Schodack. A new town road will be constructed to serve the facilities.

The project also consists of a re-subdivision to create three (3) separate parcels for the office/training facility, distribution center, and remaining lands as well as a right-of-way for the town road.

The project as proposed is consistent with the current PD3 zoning designation, and further that the project is an allowable use under current zoning. The project will be serviced by public water and sewer, natural gas, telecommunications and electric utilities. Stormwater will be managed on-site. The project sponsors are seeking Site Plan and Subdivision approval, and a Special Use Permit under the Town's Water Quality Control Act (WQCA) from the Planning Board.

The project is located on NYS Route 150, 530 feet west of US Routes 9 and 20 in the Town of Schodack, New York.

Contact: Denise Mayrer, Town of Schodack, 265 Schuurnan Road, Castleton, NY 12033, Phone: (518) 477-7938.


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