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ENB - Region 4 Notices 5/23/2018

Public Notice

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Addition of a New Section 190.36 to 6 NYCRR, Northern Catskill Riparian Areas

Pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 1-0101(3)(b), 3-0301(1)(b), 3-0301(1)(d), 3-0301(2)(m), 9-0105(1) and 9-0105(3), the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) hereby gives notice of the following:

The proposed regulation will ensure public safety and protect natural resources on the Northern Catskill Riparian Areas.

NYS DEC Region 4 in the Towns of Hunter, Catskill and Jewett in Greene County and the Town of Saugerties in Ulster County

This notice will be published in the May 23 issue of the State Register. There will be a 60 day public comment period on the proposed rule beginning May 23 and ending on July 23, 2018.

For further information, please contact:
Peter Frank
NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
625 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12233
Phone: (518) 473-9518
E-mail: peter.frank@dec.ny.gov


Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of New Scotland Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of proposed Local Law F of 2017, a Local Law Amending the Town of New Scotland Zoning Map, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves first amending Zoning Map and zoning district boundaries. Then the creation of a New Scotland Hamlet zoning district. Also the Amendment of the Town Zoning Law (Chapter 190) provisions regarding: a) creating zoning regulations in the Hamlet District; b) adding and amending definitions; c) requiring site plan review of projects in the Hamlet Zoning District; and d) adding new provisions for electric vehicle charging stations. Proposed zoning changes include the following: Rezoning of approximately 455 acres of property currently classified for Commercial (COM) uses to: a) Approximately 24 acres will be reclassified as HD - Hamlet Center; b) Approximately 194 acres will be reclassified as HD - Hamlet Expansion; c) Approximately 237 acres will be reclassified as HD - Hamlet Development Area. Rezoning of approximately 70 acres of property currently classified for Residential Agricultural (RA) uses to HD - Hamlet Development Area. Rezoning of approximately 24 acres of property currently classified for Residential Hamlet (RH) uses to HD - Hamlet Expansion.

The project is located near intersection of NYS Route 85 and Route 85A in the Town of New Scotland on lands south of Rail Trail and east of the Conrail railroad tracks currently zoned COM, RH and RA zone in the Town f New Scotland, New York.

Contact: Douglas LaGrange, Town New Scotland, 2029 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands, NY 12159; Phone: (518) 439-4889, E-mail: dlagrange@townofnewscotland.com


Albany County - The Town of Colonie Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Solid Waste Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves the adoption of an updated local solid waste management plan, titled the "Town of Colonie Planning Unit Solid Waste Management Plan" (Plan) in accordance with Section 27-0107 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law. The plan covers the Town of Colonie, the Villages of Colonie and Menands, and the Cities of Cohoes and Watervliet. The plan evaluates current and future solid waste management practices within the covered area, discusses available alternatives, and sets forth steps to implement the Plan over a ten-year period.

The project is located in the Town of Colonie, Villages of Colonie and Menands, and Cities of Cohoes and Watervliet, New York.

Contact: Matthew McGarry, Town of Colonie, 347 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY 12110; Phone: (518) 783-6292, E-mail: McGarryM@colonie.org


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