Public Notice

Office of General Services

Pursuant to Section 30-a of the Public Lands Law, the Office of General Services hereby gives notice that it has declared that 757 West Onondaga Street, located in the City of Syracuse, County of Onondaga, is no longer useful for State program purposes and has been declared abandoned to the Commissioner of General Services for sale or other disposition as unappropriated State land. This abandonment was approved September 22, 2000.

Contact: Thomas A. Pohl, Esq., Office of General Services, Legal Services, 41st Floor, Corning Tower, GNAR Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12242, phone: (518) 474-8831, fax: (518) 473-4973.

Notice of Completion of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Tompkins County - The City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board, as lead agency, has accepted a draft EIS on the proposed Cornell University Duffield Hall. A public hearing on the draft EIS will be held on October 17, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. in city of Ithaca, Common Council Chambers, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, New York. Written comments on the draft EIS will be accepted by the contact person until Friday, October 27, 2000. The action involves Site Plan Approval for the proposed Cornell University Duffield Hall. The project consists of a new 153,000 square foot nanotechnology research facility, together with the demolition of Knight Laboratory, construction of a 24,000 square foot atrium, renovations to Phillips Hall, a redesigned service yard, and modifications to the Engineering Quadrangle, including grading, drainage, and landscaping. The location of the project area, as described in this plan, is located in the Central Campus area of Cornell University. It is bordered by Campus Road to the North; Hoy Road to the east; Rhodes Hall, Ward Laboratory, and Cascadilla Creek to the south; and Carpenter Hall, Hollister Hall, and Snee Hall to the west. The area is located within the City of Ithaca.

Contact: JoAnn Cornish, Senior Environmental/Landscape Planner, City of Ithaca, Department of Planning and Development, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, New York 14850, phone: 607-274-6550; fax: 607-274-6558.

Request for Proposals

Tompkins County - A final request for proposals is to be issued on September 29, 2000 to procure the services of an experienced contractor for the operation of the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center in Ithaca, New York.

All proposals must be received by the Tompkins County Finance Office, Division of Purchasing, 125 E. Court Street, 2nd Floor, Ithaca, NY 14850 no later than 4:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, October 18, 2000.

Copies of the RFP containing submittal forms and guidelines are available at the Tompkins County Division of Purchasing upon payment of at $50 non-refundable fee per specification package.

Tompkins County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to negotiate with any proposer.

Contact: Christine M. Brill, Purchasing & Systems Coordinator, 125 East Court Street, Ithaca, New York 14850, phone: (607) 274-5504.