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Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Warren

Contact person: Mary E. McCoslin
46 Browns Path
Queensbury, NY 12804

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977

Phone: (518) 891-4050

APA Contact: Bart H. Haralson

APA Project Number: 2017-0178

Project Title: Mary McCoslin

Location: Rockhurst Road in the Town of Queensbury, New York.

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: 02/22/18

Project Description: Installation of a boatlift involving less than 10 square feet of wetlands impact. The boat lift will be a 10 foot x 10 foot frame un-canopied hydraulic lift.


Lake George Park Commission Notice of Complete Application

County: Warren

Applicant: Colleen Halse
25 Brayton Lane
Lake George, NY 12845

Office: Lake George Park Commission (LPGC)
Box 749
Lake George, NY 12845

LPGC Contact: Joe Thouin

Application Number: 5234-3-18

Application Type: M1 NEW Minor Class A Marina

Location: 25 Brayton Lane in the Town of Queensbury, New York.

Comment Period Ends: February 13, 2018

Project Description: The project involves the operation of a Class A Marina offering up to 2 seasonal berthing spaces.


Negative Declaration

Essex County - The Adirondack Park Agency (APA), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2016-17 Adirondack Park State Land Classification Proposal - MacIntyre East and West Tracts will not have any significant adverse environmental impact. A Full Environmental Assessment Form (FEAF) has been completed for the proposed action described below. This notice is issued pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 617 and 9 NYCRR Part 586, implementing Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review Act) of the Environmental Conservation Law.

The proposed action involves the classification of State lands pursuant to Section 816 of the Adirondack Park Agency Act and the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. This action by the Adirondack Park Agency (Agency) is to submit to the Governor, in consultation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), a proposal to amend the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP) to classify two tracts of state land in the Town of Newcomb, Essex County, located on the west and east sides of the Tahawus Road (County Route 25). The state-owned lands affected include 13,428 acres to be classified. The MacIntyre West tract is comprised of 7,368.1 acres, and 7,365 acres are proposed to be classified as Wilderness to be added to the High Peaks Wilderness. The remaining 3.1 acres are subject to a right-of-way and are proposed for classification as Primitive to be added to a new area called the MacIntyre Primitive Area. The other tract is MacIntyre East (6,059 acres), which is proposed for classification as Wilderness, Primitive and Wild Forest. If approved, classification of MacIntyre East will add 4,446.5 acres of Wilderness to the High Peaks Wilderness, 1,604.74 acres of Wild Forest to the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest and 8.26 acres to the newly-created MacIntyre Primitive Area.

The FEAF containing more detailed maps, tables and a narrative describing the proposed action is available at the Adirondack Park Agency and on the Adirondack Park Agency's website at www.apa.ny.gov.

A Draft Negative Declaration for the proposed action was published on November 16, 2016. Eight public hearings were held on the proposed action and written comments were accepted through December 30, 2016. A Full Environmental Assessment Form has been prepared pursuant to 6 NYCRR 617.7.

Description of the proposed action is available on the Adirondack Park Agency's website at www.apa.ny.gov or at the Adirondack Park Agency's headquarters in Ray Brook.

The classification proposals involve lands in the Town of Newcomb and North Hudson, New York. Detailed maps describing the proposed action are available at the Adirondack Park Agency offices and on the Adirondack Park Agency's website at www.apa.ny.gov.

Contact: Terry Martino, Adirondack Park Agency, 1133 NYS Route 86, PO Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977; Phone: (518) 891-4050, Fax: (518) 891-3938, E-mail: Terry.Martino@apa.ny.gov.


Saratoga County - The Town of Wilton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Craw Farm South 19 Lot Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the development of a 19 lot conventional subdivision on parcels on Traver Road. The approved subdivision will have 1,200 lineal feet of town dedicated roadway and will be connected to municipal water and sewer. Storm water runoff will be managed through on-site practices.

Short term impacts may occur during construction, but in light of the scale and context of the project area, is seen as a small impact. As a result of the project design the Board determined that no significant adverse impacts are likely to occur and will not require the preparation of an environmental impact statement.

  1. Physical impact of project site: physical disturbance of construction of residential homes;
  2. Storm water management will be mitigated on site for all storm events up to and including a 100 year storm;
  3. Impact on transportation: project will not result in significant impact on transportation network;
  4. Impact on open space: visual impact to the adjoining properties will be mitigated by maintaining vegetative buffers where practicable;
  5. Project complies with Town Code requirement for residential zone.

The project is located on Traver Road in the Town of Wilton, New York.

Contact: Ryan K. Riper, Town of Wilton, 22 Traver Road, Wilton, NY 12831; Phone: (518) 587-1939 ext. 215, E-mail: rriper@townofwilton.com.


Warren County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Fort Miller Co., Inc. Fort Miller Aggregates mine expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves a proposed modification to an existing mining permit to allow the continued mining and processing of sand and gravel materials from lands contiguous to the existing operation owned by Fort Miller Co., Inc. The approximate area of the proposed modification/expansion is 57.4 acres, on additional lands immediately north of the existing mine totaling approximately 174 acres. The only envisioned substantial change to the mine operation will be the redirecting of the primary haul road from Dream Lake Road to Route 9L, through an existing adjoining mine site.

The project is located on Dream Lake Road in the Town of Queensbury, New York.

Contact: Kevin R. Bliss, NYS DEC - Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office, Division of Environmental Permits, 232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885; Phone: (518) 623-1286, Fax: (518) 623-3603, E-mail: dep.r5@dec.ny.gov


Notice of Acceptance of Final Supplemental EIS

Essex County - The Adirondack Park Agency (APA), as lead agency, has completed and accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS) for the proposed 2016-17 Adirondack Park State Land Classification Proposal - Boreas Ponds. This notice is issued pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 617 and 9 NYCRR Part 586, implementing Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review Act) of the Environmental Conservation Law.

The proposed action involves the classification of State lands pursuant to Section 816 of the Adirondack Park Agency Act and the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. The state-owned lands affected include 20,543 acres to be classified. The Final SEIS containing more detailed maps, tables and a narrative describing the proposed action is available at the Adirondack Park Agency and on the Adirondack Park Agency's website at www.apa.ny.gov.

A Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) was released on October 14, 2016. Eight public hearings were held on the Draft SEIS and written comments were accepted through December 30, 2016. A final supplemental environmental impact statement was completed pursuant to 6 NYCRR 617.9 and adopted on February 2, 2018.

Description of the proposed action is available on the Adirondack Park Agency's website at www.apa.ny.gov or at the Adirondack Park Agency's headquarters in Ray Brook.

The classification proposals involve lands in the Towns of Newcomb and North Hudson, New York. Detailed maps describing the proposed action are available at the Adirondack Park Agency offices and on the Adirondack Park Agency's website at www.apa.ny.gov.

Contact: Terry Martino, Adirondack Park Agency, 1133 NYS Route 86, PO Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977; Phone: (518) 891-4050, Fax: (518) 891-3938, E-mail: Terry.Martino@apa.ny.gov


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