ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The New York State Police, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Shared-Resource Public Safety & Wireless Communications Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of a Shared-Resource Public Safety & Wireless Communications Facility consisting of a 180 foot tall, multi-user, multi-purpose lattice tower and a related equipment shelter upon a 75 foot by 75 foot equipment compound. The project is located at Crystal Run Road in the Town of Wallkill.

Contact: William Callahan, New York State Police, 1220 Washington Avenue, Building 22, Albany, NY 12232, phone: (518) 457-6811


Putnam County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lake Secor Grass Carp Stocking will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the stocking of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service certified triploid grass carp to manage the growth of nuisance aquatic vegetation within Lake Secor, which is a 48-acre lake. The project is located on the east side of Lake Shore Drive, about 0.3 mile north of Lake Secor Drive, Town of Carmel.

Contact: Scott E. Sheeley, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1696, phone: (845) 256-3050


Westchester County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Byram Ridge Lake Triploid Grass Carp Stocking will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves stocking of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service certified triploid grass carp to manage the growth of nuisance aquatic vegetation within Byram Ridge Lake, which is a 15-acre lake. The project is located on Byram Ridge Road, north of Hunter Drive, Town of North Castle.

Contact: Scott E. Sheeley, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1696, phone: (845) 256-3050

Westchester County - The Village Board of the Town of Mount Kisco, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Mount Kisco Comprehensive Development Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves prioritizing and blending the various factors and issues relevant to environmental resources, community appearance, transportation, community services and facilities, parks and recreation, cultural and historic resources, the economy, housing and future land use. The project addresses all areas of the Village/Town of Mount Kisco.

Contact: Bridget Dugan, Mount Kisco Village Board, 350 Fremd Avenue, Rye, NY 10580, phone: (914) 967-6540
Positive Declaration

Westchester County - The Town Board of Greenburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Gel-Sprain PUD Development may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a proposal for 68 town homes on a 41.9 acre site utilizing Greenburgh PUD zoning. The project is located on Ardsley Road near the intersection with Sprain Road, Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Spenser Salzburg, Greenburgh Community Development and Conservation, phone: (914) 993-1505
Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Putnam County - The Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Patterson, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Patterson Materials Amended Site Plan may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted until November 6, 2000. A public scoping session will be held on October 5, 2000 at 7:30 p.m. at Patterson Town Hall, 2 Route 164, Patterson, New York. The action involves relocation of an existing hot mix asphalt plant approximately 750 feet to the west into Quarry District where a mining operation is currently conducted. The project is located on the west side of Interstate Route 84 and the south side of NYS Route 311 in the Town of Patterson.

Contact: Melissa Brichta, Patterson Town Hall, 2 Route 164, Patterson, NY 12563, phone: (914) 878-6500

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Board of Appeals of the City of White Plains, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed German School Special Permit Amendment. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on October 4, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at the White Plains Common Council Chamber, Second Floor, 255 Main Street, White Plains, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., October 16, 2000 or for a 10-day period following the close of the public hearing if it is adjourned to a later date. The action involves amendment to the existing Special Permit for a Private Elementary and Secondary School within a R1-12.5 Single-Family Residential Zoning District to expand the school facility onto an adjacent residentially zoned property. The project is located near the intersection of Ridgeway and North Streets (State Route 127) White Plains.

Contact: Rod Johnson, City of White Plains, Planning Department, Municipal Building Annex, 255 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601-2409, phone: (914) 422-1372


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Dutchess County - The Town Board of East Fishkill, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Soil Mining and Industrial Zoning Amendments. The action involves 9 zoning amendments which eliminate soil mining as a principal use in residential zones, permit soil mining as accessory use in Active Farm Overlay Zone and rezone approximately 476 acres of land from Industrial to Residential zoning, and place approximately 3,088 acres of land into the Active Farm Overlay District. The project is located throughout the Town of Fishkill.

Contact: Peter Idema, Town of Fishkill, Town Hall, 330 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533, phone: (845) 221-4303


Orange County - The Town of Blooming Grove Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Country Woods/Bull Mill Subdivisions. The action involves the subdivision of 35 residential lots, 2 sewer treatment lots, and one annexation lot and 8 residential lots. The project is located in the Town of Blooming Grove and in the Town of Chester.

Contact: Patrick Brady, Town of Blooming Grove, Town Hall, Horton Road and Route 94, Blooming Grove, NY 10914, phone: (845) 496-4177


Westchester County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Pelham Manor, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Rezoning for Business and Industrial Districts. The action involves amendment of Sections 46 and 47 of the Zoning Code of the Village of Pelham Manor, including zoning text amendments to create three new Business Districts, (B-1), (B-2) and (B-3), within the area currently zoned as the (B) and (I) districts. The project is located on approximately a 75-acre Business and Industrial District area proposed for rezoning and forms a triangle in the southern portion of the Village bounded by the Hutchinson River Parkway, the City of New York, and the Hutchinson River/City of Mount Vernon.

Contact: Mr. John T. Peierpont, Village of Pelham Manor, 4 Penfield Place, Pelham Manor, NY 10804, phone: (914) 738-8820