ENB - REGION 7 NOTICES

Negative Declarations

Broome County - The Town of Chenango Town Board, as lead agency has determined that proposed adoption of Local Law No. 4 and 5 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of Local Law No. 4 - Wireline Telecommunications System Law and Local Law No. 5 Wireless Telecommunication Facilities Siting Law. The project is located in the Town of Chenango.

Contact: Margaret Turna, Supervisor, Town of Chenango, 1137 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905 (607) 723-8303 Fax: (607) 724-4706.


Madison County- The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency has determinated that the Adoption of Nelson Swamp Unique Area Stewardship Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves setting forth the proposed goals, objectives, management actions and associated costs for 831 acres of state land in west-central Madison County. The goals and objectives are intended to establish a program of perpetual protection of the areas unique natural resources, including a number of rare and endangered species, while at the same time accommodating compatible public uses.

General management activities planned for the area include: boundary line surveys and maintenance, a vegetation inventory, grassland mowing, monitoring the conditions and use impacts of fragile sites, cooperative research pertaining to the ecology and protection of rare and endangered species, provision of law enforcement and fire suppression, design and production of a visitors guide, posting of informational signage at trailhead locations and organizing annual information and education events to discuss unique area management.

Specific activities include the construction of an interpretive trail designed for public education, construction of a six car and one school bus parking lot to support the interpretive trail, construction of a three car parking pad on Lyon Road, stocking of Chittenango Creek with 1,000 brown trout, continued maintenance and construction of the Nelson Swamp section of the Madison County Link Trail, rerouting of an existing snowmobile trail and the acquisition of private lands within the project boundary. Nelson Swamp Unique Area is located in the Townships of Cazenovia, Fenner and Nelson, approximately 20 miles southeast of Syracuse and 13 miles southwest of Oneida.

Contact: Greg Owens, NYS DEC, 2715 State Highway 80, Sherburne, NY 13460 (607) 674-4036


Oswego County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of a parking lot on new property to be acquired for the Mexico Central School District, SED Project No.46-09-01-06-0-003-005, will not have a significant environmental impact.

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

Final Negative Declarations

Oswego County - The Town of Schroeppel Town Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Oswego River Meadows Planned Unit Development and Oswego County Industrial Park Water and Sewer District Extensions No. 1 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a water connection between the Metropolitan Water Board Main and the Oswego Industrial Park. The project is located on Oswego River Road and Route 57 in the Town of Schroeppel.

Contact: Town Clerk, Town of Schroeppel, 69 Route 57A, Phoenix, NY 13135 (315) 695-6231


Tioga County - The Town of Berkshire Planning Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed adoption of the Town of Berkshire Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a comprehensive plan for the Twon of Berkshire.

Contact: Dennis Whittaker, P.O. Box 25, Berkshire, NY 13736 (607) 657-8354