ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Public Notice

Greenway Fellowship Available

The Hudson River Valley Greenway Communities Council is offering a $32,000 fellowship to help design and implement a regional plan involving the 242 governments of New York's Hudson River Valley. Working under a one-year consulting contract, the Greenway Fellow would work with Greenway staff and local, state and regional officials throughout the Hudson River Valley in completing the following work plan:

Specific deliverables required of the fellow would be:

The fellowship candidate should have a bachelor's degree with some planning or related experience or a graduate degree in planning or a related field. Experience in GIS or landscape design desirable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send resumes to: Hudson River Valley Greenway Communities Council, Room 254, Capitol Building, Albany, NY 12224. E-mail: hrgreenway@aol.com.

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The Town of Andes Planning Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Ackerly Farm Subdivision II will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a major subdivision of 12 lots. The project is located on State Route 28 in the Town of Andes.

Contact: Shelly Johnson, Delaware County Department of Planning & Economic Development, P. O. Box 367, Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-2944.


Greene County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisition of land and construction of a New Elementary School in the Catskill Central School District, SED Project No. 19-04-01-06-0-028-001, will not have a significant environmental impact. The action involves the site purchase of 8.5 acres adjacent to existing property and 149,000 square feet of new construction. The project is located on Broome Street in the Village of Catskill.

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


Montgomery County - The Town of Root Town Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Village of Canajoharie Waste Storage Pad will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the application of the Village of Canajoharie to operate and make improvements, including a roof and wind curtains, to the existing pad upon which is stored unrecognizable vegetative waste ( produced at the Beech-Nut Co. plant and processed separately at the Canajoharie Waste Water Treatment Plant) prior to spreading on agricultural land as fertilizer.

Contact: Donna Moore, Town Clerk or Peter Doherty, Town Attorney, RR #1 box 330, Sharon Springs, NY 13459, (518) 922-6994 (518) 284-2367 E- mail: merganser@lycosmail.com.


Rensselaer County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed addition and alterations to the Columbia High School in the East Greenbush Central School District, SED Project No. 49-03-01-06-0-009-005, will not have a significant environmental impact. The action involves the addition of 73,450 square feet. The project is located at 962 Luther Road in the Town of East Greenbush.

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

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Albany County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed addition to the Heatly School in the Green Island Union Free School District, SED Project No. 01-07-01-03-0-001-005. Comments are requested on the Draft EIS and will be accepted by the contact person until March 14, 2000. The action involves the addition of 40,182 square feet. The project is located at 171 Hudson Avenue in the Village of Green Island.

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

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Schenectady County - The Town of Glenville Planning & Zoning Commission and the New York State Canal Corporation, as lead agency have accepted a draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Lock 9 RV Park and Marina. A public hearing on the draft EIS will be held on March 13, 2000 at 7:00 PM at the Town of Glenville Municipal Center, 18 Glenridge Road, Glenville. Written comments on the draft EIS will be accepted until March 31, 2000. The action involves a site plan review application and the proposed rezoning of approximately 62 acres of land from Land Conservation to Riverfront Recreation and Commercial for the purpose of allowing the development of a RV park, marina, tent sites, hiking trails, picnic areas, canoe launch, and ballfields. Approximately 50 acres of the site is owned by James Williams, with the remaining 12 acres being owned by the State of New York. Various infrastructure will also be installed on site, including a septic system, water supply well, parking, and road network. The project is located on NYS Route 5 in the Town of Glenville (Site of the Mohawk Valley Air Park).

Contact: Kevin Corcoran, Town Planner, Town of Glenville, 18 Glenridge Road, Glenville, NY 12302 (518) 384-0106 Fax. (518) 384-0140 E-mail: kcorcoran@townofglenville.org and/or John Dergosits, P.E., Canal Environmental Engineer, New York State Canal Corporation, 200 Southern Boulevard, P.O. Box 189, Albany, NY 12201-0189 (518) 471-5011 Fax. (518) 471-5023.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Albany County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency has accepted a final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Albany Interim Landfill Expansion (P-4 Project). The action involves the Proposed 23 acre lateral expansion of the Albany Interim Landfill and a "piggyback" landfill extending up the existing slopes of the Greater Albany Landfill and the Albany Interim Landfill. The expansion will be to the southeast of the AIL on the site of the Administration Building and will have an approximate volume of 2.1 million cubic yards of waste. The operating life is estimated at 10 - 15 years. The project is located Southeast of the Albany Interim Landfill on the northwest side of Rapp Road, north of NYS Thruway (I90) in the City of Albany.

Copies of the Final Environmental Impact Statement are also available for review at the following locations or from the contact person listed below:

Albany Public Library
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

City Hall
City of Albany
24 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207

Contact: John Feltman, NYSDEC Region 4, 1150 North Wescott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306 (518) 357-2069.