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ENB - Region 6 Notices 1/31/2018

Public Notice

On December 18, 2017 Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority awarded a contract to RRT Design and Construction pursuant to section one hundred twenty-w of the general municipal law for the design, procurement, construction and installation of a new Source Separated Organics Processing Facility. The validity of this contract or the procedures which led to its award may be hereafter contested only by action, suit, or proceeding commenced within sixty days after the date of this notice and only upon the ground or grounds that: (1) such award or procedure was not authorized pursuant to that section, or (2) any of the provisions of that section which should be complied with at the date of this publication have not been substantially complied with, or (3) a conflict of interest can be shown in the manner in which the contract was awarded; or by action, suit or proceeding commenced on the grounds that such contract was awarded in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.

Contact: James V. Biamonte, Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority, 1600 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502.


Tree Removal for Bog River/Otter Point Trails Project

The project will improve access and facilities in the Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest. The project involves constructing new facilities and adopting an existing ski trail system near the Bog River. Construction will include 2 parking areas, 2 trail registers, an information kiosk, an accessible picnic table and an accessible privy. A 0.2 mile accessible trail will be constructed from a parking area to Goodman Bridge. Trees within 15 feet of the bridge abutments will be cut, to allow for maintenance. New facilities will be built to ADA standards. Ninety trees have been identified by a forester and marked for removal to provide room for facility construction and improvements. This project is included in the Amendment to the Bog River Unit Management Plan adopted in 2014. Tree cutting will be in compliance with Lands and Forests Policy 91-2 on Cutting, Removal or Destruction of Trees and Other Vegetation on Forest Preserve Lands.

The Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest is located in the Town of Piercefield, New York.

Contact: Aaron Graves, NYS DEC - Region 6 Potsdam Sub Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 6739 US Highway 11, Potsdam, NY 13676, Phone: (315) 274-3344, E-mail: aaron.graves@dec.ny.gov.


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