ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

New York (Staten Island) County - The City Planning Commission, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Arden Rezoning will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application by the Borough President of Staten Island to rezone an approximately 79 block area generally bounded by Rosedale Avenue, Huguenot Avenue, Drumgoole Road West, and Carlton Boulevard in the Arden section of Staten Island from R3-2 to R3X. An approximately 47 block area generally bounded by Arthur Kill Road, Drumgoole Road West, Carlton Boulevard, and Kenilworth Avenue is proposed to be rezoned from R3-2 to R3-1 and from R3-2/C1-1 to R3-1/C1-1 to R3-1/C1-1 (Block 5720, Lot 33 only).

Contact: Robert Dobruskin, Director, Department of City Planning, City of New York, 22 Reade Street, New York, New York 10007-1216, phone: (212)720-3495.

Conditioned Negative Declaration

New York (Queens) County - The New York City School Construction Authority, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Public School PS/IS 260/Queens, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the SCA proposing the site selection, acquisition, acceptance of construction funding, and construction of a primary and intermediate school, serving kindergarten through eighth grades, with a capacity of up to 1,000 seats. The site is approximately 57,800 square feet (1.3 acres) in area and is currently occupied by a largely vacant retail appliance store building and a parking lot. As proposed, the school would be 4-story, C-shaped building with a courtyard in the middle facing 50th Street. The main student and bus drop-off would be along 50th Street, and students would be coming from the south and west. The building would contain approximately 138,700 gross square feet of space including administrative offices, a gymnasium and support functions on the first floor and classrooms on the upper three floors. The project is located at 50th Street between Queens Blvd and 47th Avenue, Block 2283, Lots 1, 12, 22, and 36, Sunnyside, Queens.

The conditions imposed are:

Contact: Ross J. Holden, Vice President and General Counsel, New York City School Construction Authority, 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, New York 11101-3045, phone: (718) 472-8220.

Positive Declaration with Public Scoping Session

New York County - The New York City Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency has determined that the proposed 300 Madison Avenue Office Building may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on June 8, 2000, Time: 1:00 p.m. at 110 William Street, N.Y., N.Y. 4th Flr Conference Room. The action involves the construction of a new approximately one million gross square feet office building with ground floor retail space and a 25 car accessory parking garage on the block bounded by 42nd and 41st Street, Madison and Fifth Avenues, Manhattan. The project is located 300 Madison Avenue, New York, New York.

Contact Person: Douglas Rice, vice President Planning, NYC Economic Development Corporation, 110 William Street, 6th Floor, New York , N.Y.10038, phone:(212) 312-3750, E-mail: drice@nycedc.com

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

New York (Queens) County - The Office of the Mayor for Economic Development and Finance, as lead agency has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Queens Center Parking Field #1, SEQR Number: 99DME007Q. The action involves the proposed disposition of a municipal parking lot for the expansion of Queens Center mall, located on the block bounded by Queens Boulevard, 57th Avenue, 59th Avenue, 90th Street, and 92nd Street. The expansion would be located on Municipal Parking Field #1, located on the block immediately adjacent and to the east of the Queens Center mall, and on two small gas station parcels located on the same block as the mall. The municipal parking field is located on the block between 57th and 59th Avenues and between 92nd and 94th Streets. Project Location (include street address/municipality): The block bounded by 92nd Street, 57th Avenue, 94th Street and 59th Avenue (not including the school, the Queens Occupational Training Center, which would remain on the site.).

Contact: Hardy Adasko, Senior Vice President, New York City Economic Development Corporation, 110 Williams Street, New York, NY 10038, phone: (212)312-3703.