ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Public Notice

Pursuant to Section 30-a of the Public Lands Law

Notice is hereby given that the New York State Office of General Services has declared that all that tract or parcel of land situate at the Averell Harriman State Office Campus in the city of Albany, County of Albany and State of New York, containing 19.00 acres are no longer necessary or useful to them and are declared abandoned for sale or other disposition as unappropriated State land. This abandonment was approved April 26, 2000.

Joseph J. Seymour
Commissioner of General Services

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The State Department of Transportation, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Everett Road Reconstruction, PIN 1753.09, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves reconstruction 2.0 km (1.25 miles) of Everett Road in the Town of Colonie. It will also include the reconstruction and reconfiguration of the intersection of Russell Road and Everett Road, and the addition of left turn lanes on Exchange Street and Sand Creek Road. The project begins on Everett Road (CR 155) in the Town of Colonie, approximately 125 meters (410 feet) south of Exchange Street, and proceeds north-northeast approximately 2.0 km (1.25 miles) and ends approximately 50 meters (165 feet) south of Albany-Shaker Road.

Contact: Mr. Mark Silo, P.E., Regional Design Engineer, New York State Department of Transportation Region One Office, 84 Holland Avenue, Albany, New York 12208, phone: (518) 474-6285.


Columbia County - The Copake Town Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Town of Copake Zoning Ordinance Amendment, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a series of changes to the zoning ordinance to promote flexibility for future developments and improved administration. Provisions include flexible lot subdivision, flag lots and access standards, driveway standards, planned commercial-industrial districts, mobile home revisions, codification of site plan and approval procedures, and clarifications on complaint procedures. The project is located in the Town of Copake.

Contact: The Honorable Angelo Valentino, Mountain View Road, Copake, New York 12516, phone: (518) 329-4041.


Columbia County - The Columbia County Board of Supervisors, as lead agency has determined that the proposed CR 21 over Kinderhook Creek and Overflow will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to rehabilitate the CR 21 bridge over the Kinderhook Creek, as well as the CR 21 bridge over the Kinderhook Creek overflow. In addition, approximately 250m (820 ft) of CR 21 will be rehabilitated by overlaying the existing pavement with asphalt. The project is located on County Route 21 (Hudson Street) in the Village and Town of Kinderhook.

Contact: Mr. James Klingler, County Engineer, Columbia County Department of Engineering, PO Box 324-Route 23B, Hudson New York 12534, phone: (518) 828-7011.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Delaware County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed acquisition of land and construction of a new bus garage for the Stamford Central School District, SED Project No. 12-17-01-04-5-004-001. Comments are requested on the Draft EIS and will be accepted by the contact person until June 1, 2000. The action involves the purchase of 2.3 acres of land and 6,680 square feet of new construction. The project is located on U.S. Route 10 in the Town of Harpersfield.

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

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Otsego County - The Town of Hartwick, as lead agency has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town Comprehensive Plan. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Monday, June 12, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 103 Town Drive, Hartwick, New York. Comments will be accepted by the Town Clerk (PO Box 275, Hartwick, New York 13348 prior to the Public Hearing. The action involves adoption of a town-wide comprehensive plan. The project will effect the entire town.

Contact: Joanne Telfer, Town Clerk, Town Hall, 103 Town Drive, Hartwick, New York 13348, phone: (607) 293-8123.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Albany County - The Planning Commission of the Village of Colonie, as lead agency has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Nash Subdivision. The action involves a residential subdivision. The project is located at Nash Property, generally bounded by Nicholas Drive, Nash Place and New York State Route 87.

Contact: Sally Flannery, Planning Coordinator, 2 Thunder Road, Albany, New York 12205, phone: (518)869-7562.