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ENB - Region 3 Notices 9/20/2017

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of LaGrange Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed David Whitlinger Farm Brewery will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The Applicant is a contract vendee for the purchase of land to accommodate a brewery as part of a farm operation on Noxon Road at an existing Tax Parcel No. 1333400-6459-01-372763 (the "Property") which currently consists of about 92.5 acres (after proposed lot line adjustments).

The Property is approximately 127.62 acres (pending lot line realignment resulting in 92.5 acres for the brewery site) is located in the Residential Medium Development (RMD) Zoning District.

Applicant, with respect to the farm brewery, related eating establishment and farm store, has applied to the Planning Board for (1) site plan/project development plan approval for Essential Services use, pursuant to section 240-72 of the Town's Zoning Law, (2) special permit approval, pursuant to Section 240-71 of the Zoning Law, (3) a wetland permit, in accordance with Article 124 of the Town Code, and (4) lot line adjustment in accordance with Chapter 203.

The project is located Noxon Road, Town of LaGrange, County of Dutchess, State of New York.

Contact: Eileen Mang, Planning Board, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540; Phone: (845)452-1830; Fax: (845)452-7692, E-mail:

Orange County - The Orange County Legislature, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Petition and vote for a referendum, creating new Town of Palm Tree from Village of Kiryas Joel & Town of Monroe will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The Action under review is the proposed division of the Town of Monroe into two (2) Parts, one being the proposed new Town of Palm Tree, and the other being the remainder of the existing Town of Monroe excluding the Village of Kiryas Joel as well as certain lands contiguous to that Village into a new Town all north of NYS Route 17.The proposed division and establishment of the New Town have been submitted by petition of the qualified electors of the Town of Monroe to the County of Orange, under NYS Town Law Article 5. The petition seeks County Legislature determination to grant a petition and provide for the submission of the proposition to the electors of the Town of Monroe (hereinafter called Action). There are no specific, zoning, development plan or plans provided with the petition, nor does the petition involve any physical site or land disturbance. For purposes of this assessment, it is assumed that further environmental review under SEQRA will be required if a new Town is created and subsequent actions subject to SEQRA review - including adoption of comprehensive plan, zoning, and land use codes - are established for this new jurisdiction.

The project is located Village of Kiryas Joel & Town of Monroe, NY.

Contact: David E. Church, Planning, 124 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924; Phone: (845)615-3840, E-mail:

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