ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Huntington Town Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Wilbur Breslin Easa (#99-ZM-325) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. A public hearing will be held August 29, 2000 at 6:00 p.m. at the Huntington Town Hall, 100 Main Street, Huntington, NY. Comments will be accepted until September 8, 2000. The action involves a change of zone from R-40 Residence District to C-6 General Business District is requested for 6.80 acres of the 31.10-acre Hren Property located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Dix Hills Road in Huntington. The rezoning is proposed to enable two areas of development: a 9-lot residential subdivision on 11.52 acres and 69,000 square feet of retail/commercial space on 10.07 acres, separated by 9.51 acres of reserved naturalized open space. The project is located on the south side of Jericho Turnpike, west of its intersection with Dix Hills Road, in Huntington. The subject property is designated as parcels 0400-208-01-005, 008 & 009 on the Suffolk County Tax Map.

Contact: Richard Machtay, Director, Margo Myles, AICP, Town of Huntington Department of Planning and Environment, Huntington, New York 11743, phone: (631) 351-3196.


Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency has determined that the proposed PIN 0755.99 Long Island Motor Pkwy Bridge Widening will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the widening of the Long Island Motor Parkway bridge over the Long Island Expressway at Exit 57 from four lanes to six lines. The project is located at exit 57, Long Island Expressway (I-495), Village of Islandia, Town of Islip.

Contact: J. Pat Martin, New York State Department of Transportation, Design Group, State Office Building, 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, New York 11788-5518, phone: (631) 952-6668.


Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency has determined that the proposed PIN 0229.13 Old Nichols Road Bridge Replacement will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves replacement of the Old Nichols Road bridge. The new bridge will be made seven lanes wide to relieve congestion along Old Nichols Road, and the LIE Service Roads. The project is located at exit 58, Long Island Expressway (I-495), Village of Islandia, Town of Islip.

Contact: J. Pat Martin, New York State Department of Transportation, Design Group, State Office Building, 250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, New York 11788-5518, phone: (631) 952-6668.


Suffolk County - The Town Board of Southampton, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Hampton Bays Center change of zone will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves amending the code of the Town of Southampton to change the zoning district of 2 separately owned parcels consisting of a total of 0.78 acres. The project is located south of Montauk Highway, approximately 455 feet east of Ponquyogue Avenue.

Contact: Vincent Cannuscio, Supervisor, Town of Southhampton, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York 11968, phone: (631) 287-5740.

Positive Declaration

Nassau County - The State Education Department, as lead agency has determined that the proposed addition and alterations to the Baldwin Public Library in the Baldwin Union Free School District, SED Project No. 28-02-10-03-6-023-003, may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves 18,000 square feet of new additions. The project is located at 2385 Grand Avenue in the Town of Hempstead.

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


Suffolk County - The Town Board of Smithtown, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Ademco Group change of zone petition # 2000-09, may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a petition for a change of zone requesting modifications of conditions imposed upon the Town Board's approval of change of zone petitions #88-3 and #95-1, and subsequent covenants and restrictions filed on the subject parcel with regard to limitations on wastewater generation; limitations on the use, storage, handling, manufacture and disposal of toxic and hazardous materials; the prohibition of certain wastewater-intensive land uses; and limitations on the time period during which land clearing activities may be performed. The project is located on Crooked Hill Road, between Rodney Street and Henry Street, Commack, Town of Smithtown.

Contact: Mr. Russell K. Barnett, Environmental Protection Dir., 124 West Main Street, Smithtown, New York 11787, phone: (516) 360-7514.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The Huntington Town Board, as lead agency has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed AFM Realty of Huntington Corp (#96-ZM-290) a.k.a. Harborfields Estates. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 26, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at Huntington Town Hall, 100 Main Street, Huntington, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until October 6, 2000. The action involves a change of zone from R-40 Residence District to R-20 Residence District for 39.3 acres. The project is located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Lake Road and Pulaski Road in Greenlawn.

Contact: Richard Machtay, Director, Margo Myles, Town of Huntington Department of Planning and Environment, Huntington, New York 11743, phone: (631) 351-3196.


Suffolk County - The Town Board of Smithtown, as lead agency has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Nesconset Armory Park. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 28, 2000 at 8:00 p.m. at the Smithtown Senior Citizen's Center, Middle Country Road, Smithtown, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on October 10, 2000. The action involves a motion to create a multi-use active recreational park, with miscellaneous facilities on a partially developed 40.01 acre parcel of land zoned PB, R-10, and R-15. The project is located Smithtown Blvd., approximately 200 feet east of Mayfair Road, Nesconset, Town of Smithtown, New York.

Contact: Russell K. Barnett, Dir. Dept of Environment and Waterways, 124 West Main St., Smithtown, New York 11787, phone: (631) 360-7514.