ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

Sullivan County - The Town of Thompson Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed sale of the Holiday Mountain Ski Area to a private entity will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the sale of the 144 +/- acre Holiday Mountain Ski Area by the Town to a private owner. The site is located off of Holiday Mountain Road.

Contact: Anthony P. Cellini, Supervisor, 4052 Route 42, Monticello, NY 12701-3221, phone: (845) 794-2500, fax: (845) 794-8600.


Westchester County - The Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Reconstruction of Lower Scout Field will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the reconstruction of the existing soccer/lacrosse field and addition of a baseball diamond. The project is located on Midland Avenue, between Bronx River and Laurel Brook, City of Mount Vernon.

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

Positive Declaration

Dutchess County - The Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dutchess Central Utility Corridor may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a draft EIS must be prepared. The action involves the development of a water supply pipeline, between 13 and 18 miles in length, along a County-owned former rail corridor (Maybrook Rail Branch Line) and some public highways. The proposed pipeline would carry excess water from the jointly owned City-Town of Poughkeepsie's Water Plant and the Hyde Park Water Plant to potential residential, commercial, and industrial users in the Towns of East Fishkill, Wappinger, Hyde Park, and LaGrange. The proposed action will occur within the Towns of Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, LaGrange, Wappinger and East Fishkill.

Contact: Scott Chase, Executive Director, Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority, 27 High Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, phone: (845) 486-3601.


Westchester County - The City of White Plains Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Jillian Estates Subdivision and Site Plan Approval may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a draft EIS must be prepared. The action involves the subdivision of a 4.3 acre parcel into approximately 15 lots for single-family detached homes in accordance with the regulations of the R1-5 Residential One Family Zoning District and construction of a sanitary sewer line along St. Mary's Place, an undeveloped street right-of-way located adjacent to the Silver Lake Park. The project is located on Crestview Drive & Sunset Drive adjacent to the Westchester County Silver Lake Park.

Contact: Rod Johnson, City of White Plains Environmental Officer, c/o Planning Department, Municipal Building, 255 Main Street, Municipal Building Annex, White Plains, New York 10601, phone: (914) 422-1372, fax: (914) 422-1301.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Orange County - The Town of Wawayanda Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a draft EIS on the proposed Lakeridge Residential Subdivision. A public hearing on the draft EIS will be held on November 8, 2000. Comments on the draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until ten days after the close of the public hearing or November 20, 2000, whichever occurs last. The action involves a 19 lot single family residential subdivision using private water and septic disposal systems and 3,300 feet of roadway. The project is located on the north side of Ridgebury Road, Town of Wawayanda.

Contact: Hon. Ann Yates, Chairperson, Town of Wawayanda Planning Board, PO Box 106, Slate Hill, NY 10973, phone: (845) 355-5700.


Westchester County - The New Rochelle City Council, as lead agency, has accepted a draft EIS on the proposed Fifth Avenue Urban Renewal Plan and Proposed Fifth Avenue Retail Center Project. A public hearing on the draft EIS will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2000 in City Hall, New Rochelle, New York. Comments on the draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person up to 10 days following the close of the public hearing. The action involves the adoption of the proposed Fifth Avenue Urban Renewal Plan, and the applicable zoning text, map changes and other approvals to permit the proposed redevelopment of a 16.4 acres are in the City of New Rochelle. Related to the above, is the proposed selection and approval of IKEA, North America as the qualified and eligible sponsor for redevelopoment of a 14.9 acres portion of the proposed 16.4 acre Urban Renewal Area, and site plan approval for new retail facility. The proposed Fifth Avenue Retail Center Project involves the construction of a two-story 308,000 sq. ft. retail furniture and home furnishings store with approximately 1,572 off-street parking spaces on 14.9 acres. Parking would be provided on a one-level parking deck and at-grade, both under the building and the parking deck, and in adjacent at-grade parking areas to the east and west of the proposed building. The project is located in the City of New Rochelle.

Contact: Mark T. Stellato, AICP, Program Management Director, Department of Development, City Hall, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801, phone: (914) 654-2191.

Notice of Acceptance of Final Generic EIS and Notice of Continued Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Town of North Salem Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a final generic EIS on the proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments Proposed to address the Continental Decision and Rezoning of Supplemental Site 4. Comments on the final generic EIS my be submitted until November 7, 2000. The public hearing on the zoning amendments (as differentiated from the SEQR hearing and comment period) will be continued on November 14, 2000 at 8:00 P.M. at the Town of North Salem Town Hall, in the Annex, 274 Titicus Road, North Salem. The project involves the creation of new zoning designations for high and medium-density residential development and for planned development, including assisted and independent-living dwelling units and the corresponding rezoning of specific sites to these new zoning districts and the proposed revisions to existing zoning provisions, related to the determination of development density in all residential zoning districts and the requirements for the creation of affordable housing. The project is located in the Town of North Salem.

Contact: Elizabeth Axelson, AICP, Director of Planning, Town of North Salem Town Hall, 270 Titicus Road, Noth Salem, New York 10560, phone: (914) 669-4393.