Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Village of Islandia Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Phase III Expansion of Computer Associates World Headquarters/Operations Complex will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The subject development consists of 1.475 million square feet of total floor area on a 77.7-acre site owned by the applicant. The project consists of three phases, with Phase I completed and Phase II in progress at the present time. A Statement of Environmental Findings that was issued by the Village in March 1990, prior to the commencement of Phase I, was contingent upon the completion of follow-up investigations in order to evaluate the validity of the projections and conclusions contained in the January 1990 FEIS regarding Phases II and III of the project, particularly with respect to traffic and air quality conditions, and the availability of sewage disposal capacity. In accordance with these requirements, the applicant prepared a Draft Supplemental EIS, dated April 2000 DSEIS (with replacement pages dated September 7, 2000) to provide an updated evaluation of the proposed Phase III expansion. The Village accepted said DSEIS as complete for the purposes of SEQRA, and the document was circulated to involved and interested agencies. Since no substantive comments were received by the Village By the close of the public review period on October 31, 2000, it was decided that a Final SEIS would not be required, and that a Negative Declaration should be issued at this time.

The Phase III development presented in the DSEIS consists of two new six-story office towers, at 220,000 square feet each, a 15,750-square foot mechanical/utility building, and 80,603 square feet in a two-story office building. Phase III also includes miscellaneous site improvements associated with the new buildings, including parking facilities, internal roadways, walkways, landscaping, and similar features. Although the applicant has requested certain amendments to the previously-approved preliminary site plan, the total build-out floor area remains at 1,475,000 square feet, consistent with the March 1990 Findings Statement. The project is located north of the Long Island Expressway South Service Road, south of Motor Parkway (County Road 67), east of Blydenburgh Road and west of Bedford Avenue.

Contact: Marie Zielenski, Incorporated Village of Islandia, 110 Old Nichols Road, Islandia, New York 11779-4718, phone: (516) 348-1133.

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping Session

Nassau County - The City Council, City of Long Beach, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Superblock Urban Renewal Plan (and potential redevelopment in accordance with the Plan) may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a draft EIS must be prepared. A public scoping session on the proposed will be held on January 16, 2001 at 8:00 p.m. at City Hall, 6th Floor, City of Long Beach, 1 West Chester Street, Long Beach, NY 11561. The project involves the Adoption of an Urban Renewal Plan and related zoning controls for the redevelopment of a 6+ acre site located between Broadway and the Boardwalk and Riverside Boulevard and Long Beach Boulevard in the City of Long Beach, New York. If the urban renewal plan is approved, the subsequent redevelopment project could include: limited commercial uses; restaurants; hotel with various services and facilities; residences; and accessory parking spaces. The project would involve utilization of Shore Road, which has already been demapped. The project is located on E. Broadway, Boardwalk, Riverside Blvd & Long Beach Blvd in the City of Long Beach.

Contact: Eugene C. Cammarato, Director of Operations, City of Long Beach, 1 West Chester Street, Long Beach, NY 11561, phone: 516-431-1000.

Positive Declaration

Nassau County - The Planning Board of the Incorporated Village of Old Westbury, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Residential Estate by SS Old Westbury, LLC may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a draft EIS must be prepared. The action involves the development of approximately 112.6 acres of land (formerly owned by the New York Institute of Technology and part of its college campus) located within the Village's B-4 residential zoning district. The applicant proposes to construct a residential estate consisting of a main house, guest house, care-taker's house recreational house, pool and pool house, pool terrace gardens, waterfalls, guest pool house, ponds, recreational play area, gardens, basketball court and tennis court. In addition, the applicant proposes to construct a private 9-hole golf course. The project is located at the western intersection of Whitney Lane and Wheatley Road in the Incorporated Village of Old Westbury, Nassau County.

Contact: Kenneth Callahan, Village Clerk, Village Hall of Old Westbury, One Store Hill Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568, phone: (516) 626-0800.

Amended Notice of Acceptance of Draft and Adjourned Public Hearing

Suffolk County - The Riverhead Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Headriver LLC. A adjourned public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 20, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. at the Riverhead Town Hall, Meeting Room 200, Howell Avenue, Riverhead, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until January 4, 2001. The action involves the construction of a 115,000 square foot lumberyard; a 6,500 square foot, 225-seat restaurant; and 6,000 square foot and 30,000 square foot structures together with related site improvement on a 21.2 acre site zoned Industrial A. The project is located on the north side of Old Country Road at and just west of the northerly terminus of Kroemer Avenue in Riverhead.

Contact: Richard Hanley, Planning Department of the Town of Riverhead , 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, New York 11901, phone: (516) 727-3200, Ext. 239.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Suffolk County - The Huntington Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed AFM Realty of Huntington Corp (#96-ZM-290) a.k.a. /Harborfields Estates. The project a change of zone from R-40 Residence District to R-20 Residence District for 39.3 acres located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Lake Road and Pulaski Road in Greenlawn. The rezoning is proposed to enable development of 59 detached single-family homes. A conforming yield analysis indicates that 29 homes could be built at the existing zoning. Six (6) 3-bedroom (2,400 sf/1 story); fifty (50) 4-bedroom (3,600 sf/1.5 stories); and three (3) 5-bedroom (4,800 sf/2 stories) units are projected. A 5.0-acre area along the Lake Road frontage is proposed to be setaside for drainage/stormwater management (recharge system) and park purposes. A conceptual plan indicates that the setaside will contain a ponding area and landscaped berm to separate it from the planned development. Singular road access to the site is via a new intersecting street from Pulaski Road, across from Tulane Drive. The proposal anticipates lot area modifications, which would be necessary from the Planning Board, to implement the project as proposed. The project is located on the northeast corner of Pulaski and Lake Roads in Greenlawn. The subject property is designated as parcel 0400-105-02-029 on the Suffolk County Tax Map.

Contact: Richard Machtay, Director/Margo Myles, AICP, Senior Environmental Analyst, Town of Huntington Department of Planning and Environment, Huntington, NY 11743. phone: (631) 351-3196, fax: (631) 351-3257, E-mail: mmyles@town.huntington.ny.us