ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The County of Dutchess, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisition by Dutchess County of a conservation easement on Mead Orchards will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves purchasing the development rights to Mead Orchards, a farm consisting of two parcels totalling approximately one hundred acres in the Town of Red Hook. The project is located at 15 Scism Road in the Town of Red Hook.

Contact: Noela Hooper, Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development, 27 High Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, phone: 845/486-3600.


Orange County - The Town of Montgomery Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law #2 of 2000 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the creation of an overlay zone for the area to provide a safe, attractive entrance to the town from a proposed interchange with an interstate highway by controlling architectural design, placement of utilities, traffic access, signage, setbacks, buffers and landscaping for commercial uses in these areas. The project is located in the southeast corner of the town adjacent to the Town of Newburgh and extends 600 feet on either side of Route 17K from Browns Road and Maple Avenue east to the Town of Newburgh, 600 feet west of South Drury Lane from Route 17K to the Town of Newburgh and 600 feet along either side of the proposed South Drury Lane from Route 17K south to the Town of Newburgh. The area is approximately 200 acres.

Contact: Albert C. Valk, Supervisor, Town Hall-110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, New York 12549.


Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Planing Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed action Orange Plaza Mall Redevelopment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an Amended Site Development Plan and Special Permit for the Orange Plaza Mall Redevelopment consisting of site development plan modifications including the elimination of an elevated parking garage, reduction in the overall shopping center square footage on the lower level and the addition of two free standing restaurant buildings. The project is in the Town of Wallkill at the southeast corner of the intersection of State Route 211 and Dunning Road.

Contact: Bernard Levy, Chairman, Town of Wallkill Planning Board, 600 Route 211 East, Middletown, NY 10940, phone: (914) 692-7814, fax: (914) 692-2546.


Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Karl Ehmer's S/P Sup will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves an eating and drinking establishment to replace retail in an existing building located in the HC Zoned District. The project is located on Route 211 East, Town of Wallkill.

Contact: B. Levy, Chairman, PO Box 398, Middletown, NY 10940, phone: (914) 692-7814, fax: (914) 692-2546.


Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hufcut 2 lot will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves a 2 lot subdivision in the RA Zoned District. The project is located on Hufcut Road in the Town of Wallkill.

Contact: B. Levy, Chairman, PO Box 398, Middletown, NY 10940, phone: (914) 692-7814, fax: (914) 692-2546.


Westchester County - The Westchester County Board of Legislators, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Unification Church Property Acquisition will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the County acquisition of 37.6 acres of land near the Hudson River for public park purposes. The project is located on the north side of Sunnyside Lane, west of Route 9, between Lyndhurst and Sunnyside historic estates, Village of Tarrytown.

Contact: Gina D'Agrosa, Director of Environmental Planning, 432 Michaelian Office Building, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: 914/285-4422.


Westchester County - The Yonkers Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of Greyston Bakery will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the construction of an 18,525 sq. ft. bakery on the northeast corner of the intersection of Ashburton Avenue and Alexander Street in the City of Yonkers.

Contact: Suzanne D'Amato, Administrative Assistant to YIDA, 40 South Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701, phone (914) 377-6796; fax: (914) 377-6003.

SERP Action - Reaffirmation of Negative Declaration

Sullivan County - Pursuant to the NYS Clean Water/Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Town of Rockland Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Roscoe Rockland Water District Tennanah Lake Road Improvements (DWSRF Project # 16295) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project consists of the extension of the Town of Rockland Roscoe-Rockland Water District to include several properties presently served by the District reservoir supply which are not presently in the District. Also included is the development of a ground water well supply and replacement of existing deteriorated water mains. Once constructed the reservoir supply will be taken off line as required by the USEPA. The proposed project construction consists of the installation of several thousand feet of new and replacement water main in and along Tennanah Lake Road. The project will also require construction of a new well house/operations building and treatment system. The project is located on County Route 92, Roscoe, NY.

Contact: D. Randel Wasson, P.E., Wasson Engineering, 31 North Main St., Liberty, NY 12754, phone: (845) 292-0010, fax: (845) 292-3438, Email: wasson@warwick.net

SERP Action - Negative Declaration

Sullivan County - Pursuant to the NYS Clean Water/Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Town of Rockland Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Roscoe-Rockland Water District Improvement Project (DWSRF Project # 16295) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the construction of gravel wells, pumping, treatment and distribution facilities capable of supplying 288,000 gpd of potable water to the Roscoe-Rockland Water District. The project is located on County Route 91, Rockland Road north of Roscoe.

Contact: D. Randel Wasson, P.E., Wasson Engineering, 31 North Main St., Liberty, NY 12754, phone: (845) 292-0010, fax: (845) 292-3438, Email: wasson@warwick.net

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping Session

Dutchess County - The Town of Amenia Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed River Course at Troutbeck may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a draft EIS must be prepared. The public scoping session with be held on October 26, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Amenia Town Hall, Mechanic Street, Amenia. The action involves a subdivision and site plan approval of a ± 268 acre site to enable development of a semi-private golf club, including an 18 hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, a golf practice area, a ± 25,000 square foot clubhouse, a ±6,900 square foot dining room annex, a 10,000 square foot maintenance building, accessory parking, cartpaths, and access roads. The proposal requires the development of wells and septic disposal systems to serve the golf club uses. The project is located at Troutbeck Country Inn and Conference Center near the hamlet of Leedsville.

Contact: Lana Aungui-Cohen, Municipal Aide to Planning Board, Town of Amenia, P.O. Box 126, Amenia, New York 12501, phone: 914-373-8860.


Ulster County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Marbil Corp. Sand and Gravel Mine may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a draft EIS must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Shawangunk Town Hall, 14 Central Avenue, Wallkill, NY. The project involves the proposed mining of approximately 425,000 cu. yds. of sand and gravel from 26.6 acres during an estimated period of approximately 10 years. A dry screen is proposed to be utilized to screen and sort the materials. The proposed mine site is located west of NYS Route 208 and south of Denniston Road in the Town of Shawangunk, Ulster County.

Contact: William E. Steidle, Deputy Regional Permit Administrator, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, phone: (845) 256-3053.

Positive Declaration

Orange County - The Town of Goshen Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Northern Recycling Inc. Solid Waste Management Facility may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a draft EIS must be prepared. The project involves the siting a solid waste management facility for processing, recycling and transfer of construction and demolition debris, municipal solid waste and recyclables to process a maximum of 170 tons per day of C&D debris and 70 tons per day of recyclables. This action will also include site plan review by the Town of Goshen Planning Board related to the operation of the solid waste management facility and expansion of the existing building used to process such municipal waste and C&D debris. The project is located on Hartley Road, Town of Goshen.

Contact: Hon. Frank Romano, Supervisor, Town of Goshen Town Board, Attn: Hon. Cecilia Walker, Town Clerk, PO Box 217, Goshen, NY 10924.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Planning Board, as lead agency has accepted a draft EIS on the proposed Hannaford Supermarket, NYS Route 9. A public hearing will be held on Monday, October 30, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Hook Firehouse. The action involves construction of a 47,770 s.f. Hannaford Supermarket including site improvements on, and traffic improvements adjacent to, a 17.6-acre project site to the south of the village of Red Hook within the Business 1 (B1) District as established under the town's Zoning Law. The project is located on the east side of NYS Route 9 south of the Village of Red Hook in the Town of Red Hook.

Contact: Marcella Apell, Planning Board Chairperson, Town of Red Hook, Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12471.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Dutchess County - The Town of Fishkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed Honness 52 - Subdivision. Comments on this Final EIS are hereby requested and will be accepted by the contact person until the close of business on October 26, 2000. The action requires subdivision and site development plan approval for a 130 lot, cluster subdivision with associated private roads, sidewalks, street trees, landscaping and other infrastructure and site improvements. The Applicant has identified a Mitigation Plan of 78 lots which is its “preferred alternative.” The project is located on a 61.7 acre project site is located in northeast Fishkill, Dutchess County, on the south side of NYS Route 52 in the vicinity of its intersection with Old Grange Road.

Contact: John A. Morabito, Town Planner, 807 Route 52, Fishkill, NY 12524-3110, Phone: (845) 831-7800 ext. 3328, Fax: (845) 831-2864.


Westchester County - The Town of Yorktown Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed rezoning of a site on Barger Street to RSP-2 to permit an Assisted Living Development facility. Comments on the Final EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until 4:30 PM on October 20, 2000. The action involves the construction, in two phases, of a senior citizen housing development consisting of 260 units on a 51.09-acre site fronting Barger Street. Approximately 40 acres of the site will be preserved as open space and made available to community residents at-large. The rezoning will no longer permit research laboratories and other uses in favor of senior citizens development. The project is located on the northeast corner of intersection of Route 6 and Barger Street, Town of Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.

Contact: Alice Roker, Town Clerk, Yorktown Town Hall, 363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown, New York 10598, phone: (914) 962-5722 x209.


Westchester County - The Ardsley Village Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed Ardsley Housing Associates, LLC. – Senior Housing Development on Pintel Property (The Woodlands). The project requires the modification of the the CCH-2 Zoning District to allow the construction of a 175-unit senior citizen residential development, and a rezoning of the easterly portion of the property from CCH-2 to R-3 to allow the development of 11 single-family residential lots. The proposed senior citizen residential development includes 100 independent units, 50 assisted living units and 25 special needs units, The subject site is approximately 13 acres in size and is located within the CCH-2 Zoning District along Saw Mill River Road (N.Y.S. Route 9A). The proposal also requires Site Plan and Special Use Permit Approvals by the Board of Trustees and Subdivision Approval by the Village Planning Board. The project is located on Saw Mill River Road (N.Y. State Route 9A) and Sylvia Avenue, Village of Ardsley, Westchester County, New York, 10502. Tax Map Designation: Section 16.01 B, Block 1199, Lots 3, 4, 5 and 6; Section 16.01, Block 0000, Lots P 10, P 13D, P 13G, P 13H, and P37.

Contact: Mr. George Calvi, Village Manager, Village Hall, 507 Ashford Avenue, Ardsley, NY 10502, phone: 914-693-1550, E-mail: george.f.calvi@worldnet.att.net