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ENB - Region 3 Notices 9/26/2018

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Notice of Public Comment Period and Notice of Public Meeting for the Draft Unit Management Plan For West of Hudson State Forest

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has completed a Draft Unit Management Plan (Draft UMP) for the West of Hudson State Forest. The planning area encompasses three state forests in Orange County and two state forests and two multiple use areas in Ulster County. Major proposals in the plan include: development of a NYS DEC - Division of Law Enforcement shooting range on Stewart State Forest; establishment of multiple-use trails, and parking lots; construction of an accessible observation platform on the Great Swamp boardwalk; maintenance and improvement of existing facilities using both NYS DEC and volunteer resources; and forest management action proposals that will promote a healthy and diverse ecosystem on the state forest lands contained within this unit.

The West Hudson State Forest is in the Towns of Saugerties, Esopus, Plattekill and Ulster in Ulster County, Hamptonburgh, Montgomery, Warwick and New Windsor in Orange County, New York.

There will be one public meeting on the Plan:

Date: October 17, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: NYS DEC - Region 3 Office
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY

An availability session will be held prior to the above meeting from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the same location. Staff will be available to answer questions and informally discuss the Draft UMP prior to the start of the meeting. The facility is wheelchair accessible. Please provide any request for specific accommodations to (845) 256-3000 at least two weeks in advance.

Written comments are welcome and will be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person until November 16, 2018. Copies of the Draft UMP are posted on the NYS DEC website at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/114629.html

Copies of the Draft UMP will also be available at: the NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY; the Town of Esopus Library in Esopus, NY and the Albert Wisner Public Library in Warwick.

Contact: Evan Masten, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561; Phone: (845) 256-3074, E-mail: r3.ump@dec.ny.gov


Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wieboldt/French Lot Line Alteration will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves a lot line alteration to convey 2.17 ± acres of land from the 88.87 ± acre Wieboldt parcel located at 430 West Kerley Corners Road in the AB District to the adjacent 5.22 acre ± French parcel located at 428 West Kerley Corners Road in the RD3 Zoning District.

The project is located 428 and 430 West Kerley Corners Road in the Town of Red Hook, New York.

Contact: Kathleen Flood, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571; Phone: (845) 758-4600, E-mail: planning@redhook.org


Orange County - The Town of Minisink Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lockenhurst Pond Solar LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves a proposal by the Applicant, Lockenhurst Pond Solar LLC, to install a solar energy array and related equipment. The site, which consists of 128.85 acres, is presently unimproved vacant land. Approximately 16.4 acres of the aforementioned 128.85 acre total will be devoted to the solar farm use. A duly noticed public hearing regarding the project was held on June 27, 2018.

The project is located 96 Langlitz Road in the Town of Minisink, New York.

Contact: David Wiltowski, Town of Minisink, PO Box 349, 20 Roy Smith Drive, Westtown, NY 10998; Phone: (845) 726-3700, Fax: (845) 726-3700, E-mail: minisinkplanningbd@gmail.com


Putnam County - The Patterson Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No. 5 of 2018, Zoning Amendments will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The proposed action will amend the Zoning Code for the Town of Patterson to correct scrivener's errors, and to clarify definitions, permitted uses and allowable accessory uses under the zoning code.

The project is located in the Town of Patterson, NY.

Contact: Richard Williams Sr., Town of Patterson, PO Box 470, Patterson, NY 12563; Phone: (845) 878-6500, Fax: (845) 878-2019, E-mail: supervisor@pattersonny.org


Ulster County - The Shawangunk Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wallkill Town Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves special use permit, subdivision, and site plan applications, proposing the development of a mixed use residential and commercial cluster development to be located on 6.35 acres on two properties that front to Park Avenue and Pleasant Avenue in the Wallkill hamlet. The properties that are the subject of this application are situated in the Small Business (SB) and Hamlet Residential (H-1) zoning districts as represented on the adopted Town of Shawangunk Zoning Map. The project proposes 3 multiple dwelling buildings as follows: Building 1 contains 12 dwelling units, Building 3 contains 10 dwelling units, and Building 4 contains 8 dwelling units. In addition, four lots identified as Lots 5, 6, 7, and 8 will be developed each with a two-family detached dwelling. Lot 9 will be developed for a single family detached dwelling. Building 2 is proposed to be developed with two commercial tenants, one with a drive-through facility. In addition to the building lots, two additional lots will be created: Parcel "A" which will allow a connection from Bridge Street to Railroad Avenue, and Parcel "B" which consists of the road and right-of-way associated with Pleasant Avenue. Certain commercial uses are allowed as permitted principal uses or as special uses in the SB zoning district, and two-family detached and multiple dwellings are allowed by special use permit. A single family detached dwelling is allowed as a permitted principal use.

The project is located on Park Avenue and Pleasant Avenue in the Town of Shawangunk, New York.

Contact: Mark Watkins, Town of Shawangunk, PO Box 247, Wallkill, NY 12589; Phone: (845) 895-3356.


Westchester County - The Town of Mamaroneck Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 33 Glen Eagles Drive subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

The action involves subdivision approval for the division of one residential property into two conforming lots. No plans to develop the newly created lot are proposed.

The project is located at 33 Glen Eagles Drive in Larchmont, Town of Mamaroneck, New York.

Contact: Elizabeth Paul, Town of Mamaroneck, 740 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543; Phone: (914) 381-7845, Fax: (914) 381-8473, E-mail: epaul@townofmamaroneck.ny.org


Positive Declaration

Orange County - The Town of Crawford Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Farmhood Fields Subdivision may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared.

The action involves the combining of twelve (12) existing tax parcels, consisting of 612 ± acres, and then subdivision of the land into 32 lots. Thirty-one (31) lots are proposed as single-family residence lots, each containing 2.5± acres, and the remaining lands (proposed Lot 32) will be held in common ownership by the residential lot owners as a working farm. Each lot will be serviced by its own individual well and septic system. Subdivision roadways will be privately owned.

The project is located off Crans Mill Road/NYS Route 302/County Route 48 in the Town of Crawford, New York.

Contact: Linda Zwart, Town of Crawford, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566; Phone: (845) 744-6454, E-mail: crawfordplanningzba@hvcc.rr.com


Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS

Westchester County - The Village of Mount Kisco Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Village of Mount Kisco Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Amendments. Pubic comment period ends October 26, 2018. The Draft GEIS is available from the Village Manager's Office, Village Hall, 2nd Floor, 104 Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10594 and on line at: www.envisionmk.org.

The Village of Mount Kisco is proposing the adoption and implementation of a Comprehensive Plan Update and associated amendments to the Village's zoning code and map (Proposed Action). The Village last updated its Comprehensive Plan in 2000. Since then, much has changed in terms of local and regional demographic and economic conditions, as well as global planning objectives. The current plan update will reflect these new trends and conditions. The plan update will also incorporate a vision for downtown, principles of sustainability, and likely facilitate increased development over the next 10 years. The Comprehensive Plan has twelve chapters including an Introduction; Vision; Land Use and Zoning; Population and Housing; Downtown; Economy; Environmental Resources and Parks; Neighborhood Character, Cultural, and Historic Resources; Transportation; Infrastructure; Future Land Use Plan; and Implementation. Chapters of the plan conclude with a set of recommendations that have been developed through public outreach and coordination with a local committee. The Proposed Action also includes amendments to the Village's zoning code and map which implement certain comprehensive plan recommendations. The Proposed Action represents where the Village of Mount Kisco is today and establishes the direction for the Village over the next 10years. By acting as a guide for future municipal decisions, the Comprehensive Plan will strengthen the Village's influence over state agency decisions as well as increase its ability to attract funding for projects that support the plan.

The project is located in the Village of Mount Kisco, New York.

Contact: Edward Brancati, Village of Mount Kisco, 104 Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549; Phone: (914) 864-0001, Fax: (914) 241-9018, E-mail: ebrancati@mountkiscony.gov


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Village of Rye Brook Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed 900 King Street Redevelopment - Zoning Petition and Application for Planned Unit Development (PUD) Concept Plan. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on October 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rye Brook Village Hall, 938 King Street, Rye Brook, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until November 1, 2018. The Draft EIS is available from the Rye Brook Building Department, Village Hall, 938 King Street; the Port Chester-Rye Public Library, 1 Haseco Avenue, Port Chester, NY and on line at: www.ryebrook.org .

The action involves a petition submitted on behalf of Rye King Associates, LLC to amend the Rye Brook Village Code Section 250-7(E), Planned Unit Development, and an application for a PUD Concept Plan for the developed property located at 900 King Street to construct 269 senior rental housing units that include 160 independent living units, 85 assisted living units and 24 townhomes for residents 55-years and older. The project requires demolition of the existing 215,000 square foot office building on the 17.77 acre lot. The property is within the PUD district and the Scenic Road Overlay district.

The Lead Agency, after determining the proposed action may result in one or more significant adverse impacts regarding land, surface water, groundwater, flooding, vegetation, aesthetic resources, transportation, energy, noise, human health, consistency with community plans and community character, adopted a Positive Declaration on December 18, 2017 requiring preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Subsequently, after a public scoping session, the Lead Agency adopted a Final Scope for the Draft EIS on January 23, 2018, and the applicant prepared a preliminary Draft EIS that was reviewed and revised. The Draft EIS was determined to be complete and adequate for public review by the Lead Agency.

The project is located at 900 King Street in the Village of Rye Brook, New York.

Contact: Christopher J. Bradbury, Village of Rye Brook, Village Hall, 938 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573; Phone: (914) 939-1121, Fax: (914) 939-0242, E-mail: cbradbury@ryebrook.org


Notice of Acceptance of Final Supplemental EIS

Westchester County - The Village of Ossining Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Plateau Associates, LLC, North Water Street a/k/a Hidden Cove on the Hudson. The Final EIS is available from the Ossining Village Hall, 101 Route 9-A Ossining, NY 10562 and on line at: https://www.villageofossining.org/planning-department/pages/seqra-page

The action involves a proposal for the construction of a new six-story (above parking) multifamily residential development, comprised of 137 dwelling units, together with associated off-street parking (193 parking spaces), landscaping, utility and stormwater management infrastructure. The proposal also calls for the modification and realignment of the access road to the project site

Site Plan approval is required from the Planning Board, which is also serving as Lead Agency for the SEQRA. The proposal also requires Special Permit approval from the Village Board to allow 22 units per acre, as well as the application of density bonuses as permitted in the PW-a zoning district (to achieve a total density of 26.62 units per acre), and one or more area variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals.

The project is located at 36 North Water Street, Ossining, New York 10562, County of Westchester, New York.

Contact: Tracey Corbitt, Village of Ossining, 101 Route 9-A Ossining, NY 10562; Phone: (914) 762-6232, E-mail: TCorbitt@villageofossining.org


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