Negative Declaration

Madison & Oneida Counties - The City of Oneida Common Council as lead agency has determined that the Kenwood Sanitary Sewer Replacement will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment. The action involves replacing a failed sanitary sewer collection system which is now located on private property through the back yards of homes and businesses, by constructing a new PVC 8" collection system approximately 11,400 feet in length to be located primarily within the public right of way. Kenwood sanitary waste is generated within the City of Oneida, Madison County (DEC Region 7) and is received at the waste water treatment plant owned and operated by the City of Sherrill, Oneida County (DEC Region 6). The project location includes the following streets within in the Hamlet of Kenwood, City of Oneida: Kenwood Avenue, Chapel Street, Cramer Avenue, Skinner Road, Union Street, Middle Road, The Orchard, & The Vineyard. The State Historic Preservation Office stated that the project will have no impact upon cultural resources in or eligible for inclusion in the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

Contact Person: James W. Bacher, City Engineer,
City of Oneida, 109 N. Main Street,
Oneida, New York 13421-0550
Phone: 315-363-7222
Fax: 315-363-9558
E-mail: oneida3@dreamscape.com

Positive Declaration

Chemung County - The NYS Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisitions of land adjacent to the Booth Elementary School in the Elmira City School District, SED Project No. 07-06-00-01-0-003-007, may have a significant environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The sizes of the proposed sites are .09 acres located at 358 Pomeroy Place, .088 acres located at 358 and 360 West Second Street, and .066 acres located at 360 Pomeroy Place. All locations are in the Town of Elmira.

Contact: Carl Thurnau, The State Education Department, Facilities Planning, Rm 1060 EBA, Albany, NY 12234

Notices of Completion

Onondaga County - The Town of Tully Board of Appeals as Lead Agency has issued a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposal by Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems (d/b/a Cellular One) to construct a 250 foot high guyed tower and associated 12 x 24 foot equipment building at 1159 North Road, Tully, NY.

Contact: Nancy Bobrow, 264 Long Road, Tully, NY 13159
(315) 696-5189


Project: Southwest Area Land Use Plan

Date: December 20, 1999

Lead Agency: City of Ithaca Common Council

Address: 108 East Green Street Ithaca, New York 14850

This notice is issued pursuant to part 617 of the implementing regulations pertaining to Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review Act) of the Environmental Conservation Law and Chapter 176 (City of Ithaca Environmental Quality Review Ordinance). A Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement for the Southwest Area Land Use Plan ("the plan") has been completed and accepted with respect to its scope, content, and adequacy for the purpose of commencing public review. The plan would guide the future land use and development of 381 acres, 160 of which are vacant, in the southwest area of the city. The project area, as described in this plan, includes that part of the City lying south of Clinton Street, west of Meadow Street and Elmira Road, east of the Flood Control Channel, and north of the incorporated southern limits of the City and Town of Ithaca, Tompkins County. Comments on the Draft GEIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until February 17, 2000. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on January 24, 2000 from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and January 25, 2000 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Ballroom, 222 South Cayuga Street, Ithaca, New York 14850.

Contact Person: Jeannie S. Lee, Economic Development Planner
City of Ithaca, Department of Planning and Development
108 East Green Street
Ithaca, New York 14850
Telephone Number: 607-274-6550; FAX: 607-274-6558