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ENB - Region 6 Notices 4/18/2018

Negative Declaration

Jefferson County - The Town of Hounsfield, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Mereand Solar Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves a proposal by Forefront Power, LLC for the development of approximately 12.3 acres of a larger 143 acre parcel of private land in Jefferson County into a ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generating facility. The proposed project would be capable of delivering about 2,000 kilowatts (kW) of alternating electric current (AC) into the electrical power grid, which is sufficient to provide renewable energy to approximately 300 households. The PV panels proposed for this project are similar to solar panels utilized for typical residential roof top installations and would be placed on a racking system either pile driven into or screw mounted onto the ground surface. The solar panels will be directly interconnected to, and provide energy into, National Grid's local electric distribution grid via either underground or overhead electric service. Prior to utility interconnection, direct current (DC) electrical power generated by the solar panels will be transformed into AC power and modified as necessary to connect to National Grid's electrical power supply. The project would also include an equipment pad, a gravel access road and would be surrounded by a chain-linked security fence.

The project is located at 20598 Old Rome Road in Watertown, Town of Hounsfield, New York.

Contact: Timothy Scee, Town of Hounsfield, 18774 County Route 66, Watertown, NY 13601; Phone: (315)782-6380.

Jefferson County - The Village of Sackets Harbor Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 214 West Main Street will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves a request by the applicant for a Site Plan Review to replace the previous restaurant sign with new "Upper Deck" sign. The proposed project is in Village Center Zoning District, the Historic Overlay and National Register Districts and therefore requires Site Plan Review under the Zoning Law of the Village of Sackets Harbor.

The project is located 214 West Main Street in the Village of Sackets Harbor, New York.

Contact: Janet Quinn, Village of Sackets Harbor, 112 North Broad Street, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685; Phone: (315)646-3548, Fax: (315)646-1201, E-mail:

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