ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Positive Declaration

Orange County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of a New Middle / High School for the Chester Union Free School District, SED Project No. 44-02-01-02-0-009-001, may have a significant environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves approximately 117,000 square feet of new construction on existing property. The project is located on Hambletonian Avenue in the Village of Chester.

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


Westchester County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed additions and alterations to the Scarsdale Middle School in the Scarsdale Union Free School District, SED Project No. 66-20-01-03-0-002-010, may have a significant environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves 66,000 square feet of new additions. The project is located at 134 Mamaroneck Road in the Village of Scarsdale.

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

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Westchester County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed additions and alterations to the Briarcliff Middle/High School in the Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District, SED Project No. 66-14-02-02-0-004-008. Comments are requested on the Draft EIS and will be accepted by the contact person until March 27, 2000. The action involves 77,000 square feet of new additions on existing property. The project is located at 444 Pleasantville Road in the Village of Briarcliff Manor.

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

Notice of Acceptance of Draft Supplemental EIS and Public Hearing

Rockland County - The Town of Ramapo Planning Board, as lead agency has accepted a draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Clarkstown Municipal Golf Course. A public hearing on the draft EIS will be held on April 18, 2000 at 8:15 PM at the Town of Ramapo Town Hall, 237 Route 59, Suffern. Written comments on the draft EIS will be accepted until 10 days following the close of the hearing. The action involves an application for a conditional use permit and site plan approval to allow the construction of an 18-hole municipal golf course on a 187.1-acre parcel. A club house, a maintenance building, and associated parking would also be constructed. The subject site is a former farm located within the RR-50 and 80 residential zones. As part of the proposed action, the Applicant is proposing to impact 1.07 acres of wetlands, dredge a five-acre pond, and fill 0.7 acres of that pond. The Applicant is also proposing to subdivide the property into three lots. The project is located at the intersection of Routes 202 and 306 in the Town of Ramapo.

Contact: Brian A. Brophy, Director of Building, Planning and Zoning, Town of Ramapo, Town Hall, 237 Route 59, Suffern, NY 10901 (914) 357-5100 Fax: (914) 357-5140.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Westchester County - The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Pace University Pleasantville Campus Master Site Plan. The action involves the Generic SEQR evaluation of a Master Site Plan for the Pace University Pleasantville Campus. Site improvements anticipated in the near- (5 years) and long-term (20 years) have been generically assessed. The proposed action consists of the planned increase of an additional 188,100 SF of building footprint (256,100 SF of gross floor area of building space) over a studied 20-year long-term period. As such, the proposed action has been classified as a Type 1 action, pursuant to SEQR 6 NYCRR Part 617. Site improvements include new and expanded buildings, relocation and expansion of parking areas, utility upgrades where needed, development of an interior ring road to improve site circulation, enhancement of pedestrian access throughout the campus and associated landscaping and buffer improvements. Site specific environmental impact evaluations will be conducted as individual Master Site Plan components are subsequently proposed by the Project Sponsor, requiring site specific SEQR Determinations of Significance in accordance with 6 NYCRR, Part 617. The project is located in the Town of Mount Pleasant.

Contact: Dorothy Maiden, One Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, New York 10595, (914) 742-2327.