ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

PUBLIC NOTICE

This notice is an opportunity to comment on the Sandy Lane Homeowners Inc., extension of two existing docks, construction of a new 40' wide, 96' long U-shaped dock, and placement of one mooring. The project is located in Boon Bay. Written comments must be received by October 3, 2000 and should detail specific reasons for your interest, support or opposition.

Contact: Molly Gallagher, Lake George Park Commission, P.O. Box 749, 75 Fort George Road, Lake George, NY 12845, phone: (518) 668-9347


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Joseph Mastandrea
12 Ravenhurst Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310

Project Title : Mastandrea storage barn

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Gary J. Duprey

Application No.: APA Project No. 2000-187

SEQR: Excluded

Location: Eggleston Road, Town of Westport, Essex County

Comments Due: October 12, 2000

Project description and location: Applicant proposes the immediate construction of a steel frame, 80' x 40' x 17' high storage barn to be used in conjunction with a future single-family dwelling on the 105.5 acre project site. The barn, to be constructed on uplands approximately 1,000 feet from the Boquet River, will only be used for personal storage and will not be used for commercial purposes. Portions of the project site contain wetlands and are within the "river area" of the Boquet River, classified as "recreational" by the New York State Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers System Act.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Saratoga County - The Town Board of the Town of Malta, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Malta Comprehensive Plan. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until October 20, 2000. The action involves the Town of Malta's Comprehensive Plan was last updated in 1987. The purpose of this project is to encourage a compatible pattern of new development and open spaces that meet the Town's goals and objectives for the future. The project included an evaluation of the Town's natural, built and cultural resources and an analysis of potential development based on existing zoning, as well as proposed land use densities.

Major elements of the proposed plan include: the creation of a downtown; the identification of wetlands, heritage trail system, view sheds and other natural areas that should receive special consideration or protection; encouraging the extension of utilities in high density area while limiting the extension of utilities into low density areas; development of the New York State Energy Research Development Authority property; and recognition of the unique mixed use development opportunities in the Route 9 North and Route 9 south neighborhoods.

Potential impacts related to the proposed plan are primarily positive. The plan promotes a mix of high density and low density uses in various neighborhoods based on the resources of each neighborhood. As a result, the plan promotes a balance of business development, residential development, community resources, recreational opportunities and open space. The project is located in the Town of Malta.

Contact: Mr. David Meager, Supervisor, Town of Malta Town Board, Box 395, Round Lake, NY 12051, phone: (518) 899-9894