ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of Colonie Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Shaker Farms Offices will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of an approximately 140,800 sq. ft. office building. The project is located at 900 Watervliet Shaker Road in the Town of Colonie.

Contact: Kevin DeLaughter, Senior Planner, Town of Colonie Planning and Economic Development Department, Public Operations Center, 347 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY 12110-2289, phone: (518) 783-2741.


Columbia County - The City of Hudson, Office of the Mayor, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hudson City Multi-Site Vest Pocket Park and Oakdale Lake Development Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the repaving and redesign of 3 vest pocket parks along Warren Street so as to improve their aesthetic values, use, safety and accessibility, by: planting of trees and/or shrubs and installation of new park benches; redevelopment of the east grounds at Oakdale with a new tot lot and handicapped playground on existing playground site; repave existing, deteriorated road; build a multi-use pavilion on the existing, defunct volley ball court; and set new fireplaces, standing grills, picnic tables, refuse containers and lighting. The project is located on Warren Street and Glenwood Avenue, City of Hudson.

Contact: Charles E. Butterworth, P.E., Superintendent, City of Hudson Department of Public Works, 520 Warren Street, Hudson, New York 12534, phone: (518)828-9458.


Delaware County - The Town Board of the Town of Roxbury, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Construction of Improvements to the Grand Gorge Water District Water System, Town of Roxbury will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The proposed action involves the design and construction of a water main from the Hamlet of Roxbury Water District wells to the Grand Gorge water distribution system. Incidental to that water main construction will be improvements to both the Town of Roxbury wells and the Grand Gorge distribution system. The Town intends to coordinate construction of the project with the sewer main to be constructed with City of New York funds under NYCDEPís New Sewage Infrastructure Program.

The proposed water line will follow an existing railroad right-of-way (currently not used) for approximately 26,000 feet of its length. The remainder will cross parcels of private and public property. The water line may be simultaneously installed along the same route as the sewage force water line to be constructed under the NYCDEP New Sewage Infrastructure Program. The project is located on State Route 23, Town of Roxbury.

Contact: Thomas Hynes, Supervisor, Town of Roxbury, Main Street, Roxbury, NY 12474, phone: (607) 326-7641.


Rensselaer County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisition of land at the Turnpike Elementary School in the Lansingburgh Central School District, SED Project No. 49-06-01-06-0-015-005, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the purchase of 5.45 acres of land adjacent to existing property. The project is located on New Turnpike Road and Roosevelt Avenue in Lansingburgh, New York.

Contact: Carl Thurnau, The State Education Department, Facilities Planning, Rm 1060 EBA, Albany, NY 12234.