ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The Town of Farmersville, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Enactment of Local Law No. 3-2000 known as "Amendment No. 2 to the Solid Waste Disposal Law of the Town of Farmersville" will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the enactment of a Local Law which repeals certain requirements pertaining to the construction and operation of solid waste management facilities within the Town of Farmersville provided in Local Law No. 1-200 and, in some instances, replaces them with alternative provisions. Both Local Law No. 1-200 and Local No. 3-200 are amendments to Local Law No. 1-1991, "The Solid Waste Disposal Law of the Town of Farmersville."

Contact: Sue Holmes, Town Clerk, 8963 Lake Avenue, Franklinville, New York 14737, phone: (716) 676-3030, fax: (716) 676-3871.


Chautauqua County - The Village Board of the Village of Silver Creek, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Silver Creek System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the replacement of approximately 20,000 linear feet of water main within existing rights-of-way and the installation of a 400,000 gallon water storage tank. The project is located throughout of the Village of Silver Creek.

Contact: Timothy Heavern, 172 Central Avenue, Silver Creek, NY 14136, phone: (716) 934-3240.


Erie County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed East River Wetlands Enhancement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the preservation and enhancement of existing shore area wetlands and provision of associated recreational benefits. The project includes the construction of a jetty/breakwater, off-shore barrier islands, shoreline ponds, up-grading and extending an existing trail with interpretive signage and wildlife observation areas, rehabilitation of an existing small boat basin to include day use floating docks for up to 20 boats, a car top launch for canoes and kayaks, parking for 20 cars, picnic tables and a 2,000 square foot nature center/concession building. The project is located on the east shore of the Niagara River, in the northeast corner of Beaver Island State Park, at the former site of the East River Marina on Ferry Road, Town of Grand Island, Erie County.

Contact: Thomas B. Lyons, NYS PARKS, Environmental Management Bureau, Agency Bldg. 1, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12238, Phone:(518) 474-0409, Fax: (518) 474-7013, Email: Thomas.Lyons@oprhp.state.ny.us.


Erie County - The Town of Aurora Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District 18 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the establishment of a water district including storage, transmission and distribution facilities to ultimately serve new and existing customers in the Town of Aurora. Phase I will include approximately 70,000 linear feet of watermain, a water storage tank and a pump station in the Town of Aurora. Future phases will include up to approximately 95,000 linear feet of watermain and one additional pump station. Ultimately, the project may serve approximately 750 existing residences in the Town of Aurora. The project is in various location in the Town of Aurora.

Contact: Bryan T. Smith, P.E., Senior Vice President, R&D Engineering, P.C., 268 Main Street, Suite 600, Buffalo, New York 14202, (716) 856-2142.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Erie County - The Town of Orchard Park, as lead agency, has accepted a final EIS on the proposed California Road Townhouse Development. The action involves the construction of a 51-unit townhouse development consisting of eleven buildings. The project is located on the east side of California Road, Town of Orchard Park.

Contact: Sarah K. desJardins, Planning Coordinator, S4295 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park, NY 14127, phone: (716) 662-6433.

Notice of Acceptance of Final Generic EIS

Erie County - The Lewiston Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a final generic EIS on the proposed Town of Lewiston Comprehensive Plan. The action involves the preparation, adoption, and implementation of a comprehensive plan for the Town of Lewiston. This document will provide planning information and guiding principles, goals, and objectives to direct future development in the Town of Lewiston. The purpose of the comprehensive plan is to maintain and enhance the quality of life for residents and their neighborhoods while exploring future opportunities through sensitively designed development giving consideration to the social and economic welfare of the town and its residents. The project location is applicable to the entire Town of Lewiston.

Contact: Robert Gallucci, P.E., 1375 Ridge Road, Lewiston, NY 14092, phone: (716) 754-8213, fax: (716) 754-2821.