Negative Declaration

Erie County - The Town of Evans Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Southtowns Auto Auction, Inc. will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rezoning of 30.1 acres of a 60.6-acre site from Suburban Residential to Light Industrial for the subsequent development of an automobile auction facility. The project is located at 8418 Southwestern Boulevard, Town of Evans.

Contact: Nussbaumer & Clarke, 3556 Lake Shore, Buffalo, New York 14219-1494; phone: (716)827-8000.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Chautauqua County - The Village of Fredonia Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Feasibility Study for development along Canadaway Creek in the central business district. The action involves a Feasibility Study that recommends a development scenario for land along Canadaway Street in the Fredonia Central Business District. The street is currently residential with some commercial use; the land borders Canadaway Creek as it flows through the Village. Future development could include demolition of up to 14 residential and commercial buildings to make way for new residential, retail and office uses. A park, play area and creek side trail will be created along the Creek to make this land accessible to the public. The project is located on Canadaway Street, Village of Fredonia.

Contact: Frank Pagano, Mayor, Village of Fredonia, 9-11 Church Street, Fredonia, NY 14063, phone: (716) 679-2301.

Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Windsor Place Apartments Rezoning. A 30-day period following the filing of this notice and a minimum of 15 days following the public hearing will allow time for involved and interested agencies and the public to consider the DGEIS. The action involves the proposed rezoning of 33.6 acres from Single-Family Residential District Two (R-2) to Multi-Family Residential District Five (MFR-5) to permit the potential construction of "Windsor Place" apartments, consisting of 21 two-story buildings containing a total of 336 dwelling units. The project is located at 200 Renaissance Drive, Amherst.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Planning Director, Planning Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051.