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ENB - Region 3 Notices 11/29/2017

Negative Declaration

Ulster County - The City of Kingston Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 17-19 Abeel Street will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the renovations to an existing building in the Nationally Registered Rondout Historic District to create 4 apartments. Reconstruction of entry stairways along Abeel Street. The project is located at 17-19 Abeel Street in the City of Kingston, New York.

Contact: Suzanne Cahill, City of Kingston, 420 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401, Phone: (845) 334-3955, E-mail: scahill@kingston-ny.gov.


Ulster County - The Ulster County Legislature, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ashokan Rail Trail will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of the Ashokan Rail Trail consisting of 11.5 mile pedestrian and bicycle trail along the north shore of the Ashokan Reservoir from Basin Road in the Town of Hurley, New York, to NYS Route 28A in the Town of Olive, New York, on the Ashokan Trail Easement along the former Ulster and Delaware Railroad right-of-way. The action includes the removal of rail, ties, and track hardware from the former railroad corridor and conversion of the single-tracked railroad bed to a pervious, crushed stone multi-use trail that is fully accessible to persons with disabilities.

Supplemental Environmental Assesment Form (EAF) documents may be viewed at the following link: http://ulstercountyny.gov/sites/default/files/documents/planning/Notice%20of%20Determination%20of%20Non-Significance%20%28Final%20with%20Supporting%20Documents%29.pdf.

Contact: Christopher White, Ulster County, 244 Fair Street, P.O. Box 1800, Kingston, NY 12402, Phone: (845) 340-3338, E-mail: cwhi@co.ulster.ny.us.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Westchester County - The Village of Ossining Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Snowden Woods may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until December 27, 2017 or 10 days following the close of the public scoping session, whichever is later. A public scoping session will be held on December 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at 16 Croton Avenue, 1st Floor Boardroom, Ossining, NY 10562.

The action involves the proposed development, which according to the sponsor, involves 14.12 acres with 198 residential units in four five-story buildings, with two buildings to contain sixty-six units each and the other two buildings to contain thirty-three units each. The project also proposes the reconstruction of the Northside fire station of the Ossining Volunteer Fire Department. The property is bounded by Snowden Avenue to the south, Old Croton Aqueduct to the east, Beach Road and Sandy Drive to the north and public and private property to the west in the Village of Ossining, New York. The project site is located primarily in the Village of Ossining's Conservation Development District (CDD) with a portion in the S-125 zoning district. The proposal seeks site plan approval, an area variance and a zoning text amendment increasing density to 16 units per acre with certain qualifying criteria including minimum site acreage; preservation of land area as permanent open or public park space; provision of 15% of all units to be affordable and contribution to non-site related infrastructure improvements.

Contact: Stuart E. Kahan, Village of Ossining, 16 Croton Avenue, 1st Floor Boardroom, Ossining, NY 10562, Phone: (914) 941-3554 extension 101, E-mail: kahan@villageofossining.org.


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