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ENB - Region 4 Notices 9/13/2017

Negative Declaration

Schoharie County - The Village of Cobleskill as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sidewalk Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves intentions to extend existing sidewalk facilities within the Village of Cobleskill, New York, along South Grand Street from Sunshine Drive to Mineral Springs Road and along Campus Drive from Main Street to Burgin Drive.

Contact: Brendon Becker, P.O. Box 610, Cobleskill, NY 12043, Phone: (518) 234-4028, E-mail:

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Columbia County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Adoption and Implementation of a Master Plan for Taconic State Park. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Millerton American Legion Post #178, 155 Route 44, Millerton, NY 12546. The meeting is accessible to people with language differences and/or disabilities. A person who needs an interpretive or disability-related accommodation or modification to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Sara Hart at (518) 486-2909 or sending a written request to: Providing your request at least five business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until October 20, 2017. The Draft EIS is available from NYS OPRHP, Taconic State Park, Park Office; the Roecliff Jansen Library; the Millerton Library and on line at:

The action involves the development of a draft master plan to outline potential capital improvements, operational enhancements and natural and cultural resource stewardship within the Taconic State Park for the next ten to fifteen years. The plan also recommends designation of the park as a New York State Bird Conservation Area and Natural Heritage Area. The project is located throughout the Taconic State Park in the Dutchess and Columbia Counties, New York.

Contact: Sara Hart, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 486-2909, E-mail:

Columbia County - The Town of Germantown Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Germantown Dollar General. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kellner Community Activities Center at Palatine Park, Germantown. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on October 23, 2017. The Draft EIS is available from the Town of Germantown Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown, NY 12526 and on line at:

The action involves a new 9,266 ± square foot Commercial Retail Store to be occupied by a Dollar General on a proposed 1.313 acre lot within a 6.059 acre parcel of land.. The proposed remainder lot, a 4.746 ± acre parcel, contains an existing retail garden center known as Quality Garden Center. No changes have been proposed to the Garden Center as part of the applications. The development consists of the proposed building, a 38 car parking lot, stormwater detention and bio-retention areas, lighting and signage, a loading area and landscaping. The applicant has proposed that the water supply needs of the project be served by one individual groundwater well and sewage disposal be provided through the Germantown Sewer District's sewerage system. The project site is located in the Town's Hamlet Commercial (HC) Zoning District and Scenic Viewshed Overlay (SVO) Zoning District. The project is located on NYS Route 9G near the intersection with Main Street in the Town of Germantown, New York.

Contact: Jami Del Pozzo, Town of Germantown, 50 Palatine Park Road , Germantown, NY 12526, Phone: (518) 537-6687, E-mail:

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