ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

        
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Negative Declaration

New York City County - The Office of the Mayor, acting on behalf of the Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Finance, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed North Brooklyn Food Exchange Project, CEQR 01DME006K, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves development of an approximately 65,725 s.f. food product manufacturing and distribution center. The project is located at 132 Harrison Street, Brooklyn, New York.

Contact: Alessandra Sumowicz, The City of New York, Office of the Mayor, New York, New York 10007.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

New York City (Queens) County - The New York City School Construction Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Public School P.S.253-Q will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30-day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the construction of a new primary school with a capacity of 704 seats serving pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students in the Community School District 27. The project site is an approximately 60,000 square foot lot located on the corner of Central Avenue and Neilson Street in the Far Rockaway Section of Queens. The site contains a vacant three-story building formerly used as the Sharay Tefila Community Center and a parking lot. The existing on-site structure would be demolished to make way for the new school. The project is located at 1295 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway, Queens, New York.

The conditions are:

Contact: Ross J. Holden, New York City School Construction Authority, 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, New York, 11101, phone: (718) 472-8220.


New York City (Queens) County - The New York City School Construction Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Public School P.S.268-Q will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the construction of a new 704-seat school serving pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students of Community School District 29. The project site is an approximately 21,200 square foot lot located on the southern block face of Jamaica Avenue between 175th and 176th Streets, Queens. The site contains a vacant three-story building originally built as a movie theater and recently used as a catering hall, and a materials storage lot. The existing on-site structure would be demolished to make way for the new school. The project is located at 175-02 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens, New York .

The conditions are:

Contact: Ross J. Holden, New York City School Construction Authority, 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, New York, 11101, phone: (718) 472-8220.


New York City (Queens) County - The New York City School Construction Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Public School 263-Q will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the construction of a new 704-seat school serving pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students of Community School District 27. The project site is an approximately 56,000 square foot lot located on the west side of 101st Street between Park Lane South and Jamaica Avenue in the Woodhaven Section of Queens. The site contains vacant one to four-story buildings formerly occupied by manufacturing users; all existing on-site structures would be demolished as part of the proposed project. The proposed four-story school building would contain a total of approxmately 98,000 square feet, and the remainder of the site would contain two playgrounds, one for early childhood students, and one for the general student population. The project is located at 222-22 and 222-40 Jamaica Avenue, Queens Village, Queens County.

The conditions are:

Contact: Ross J. Holden, New York City School Construction Authority, 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, New York, 11101, phone: (718) 472-8220.


New York City (Queens) - The New York City School Construction Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Public School 270-Q will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30-day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the construction of a new 704-seat school serving pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students of Community School District 29. The project site is an approximately 37,000 square foot property located on the north side of Merrick Boulevard between 233rd and 234th Streets in the Laurelton Section of Queens. The site consists of a vacant paved lot, and a lot used for truck parking. The proposed four-story school building would contain a total of approximately 93,000 square feet and two playgrounds. The project is located at 233-01 & 233-09 Merrick Boulevard, Laurelton, Queens County.

The conditions are:

Contact: Ross J. Holden, New York City School Construction Authority, 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, New York, 11101, phone: (718) 472-8220.


New York City (Queens) - The New York City School Construction Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Public School 254-Q will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30-day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the construction of a new 704-seat school serving pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students of Community School District 27. The project site is an approximately 56,000 square foot lot located on the west side of 101st Street between Park Lane South and Jamaica Avenue in the Woodhaven Section of Queens. The site contains vacant one to four-story buildings formerly occupied by manufacturing users; all existing on-site structures would be demolished as part of the proposed project. The proposed four-story school building would contain a total of approxmately 98,000 square feet, and the remainder of the site would contain two playgrounds, one for early childhood students and one for the general student population. The project is located at 84-30 through 85-12 101st Street, Woodhaven, Queens County.

The conditions are:

Contact: Ross J. Holden, New York City School Construction Authority, 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, New York, 11101, phone: (718) 472-8220.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

New York City County - The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Bellevue Hospital Center Ambulatory Care Facility and City of New York Office of Chief Medical Examiner DNA Laboratory Projects. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2001, at 7:00 p.m. in the Bellevue Hospital Center's Rose Room, located at 462 First Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until February 5, 2001. The action involves the demolition of the HHC Bellevue Hospital Center's (BHC) 114,375-gross-square-foot (gsf), multistory, 392-space parking facility and the construction of a 6-story (plus basement), approximately 207,000-gsf Ambulatory Care Facility in that general location. Existing ambulatory care departments on the BHC campus will be consolidated into the new Ambulatory Care Facility. The vacated spaces totaling approximately 138,000 gsf will be renovated and backfilled with other hospital services and units. Additionally, as part of the proposed project, the OCME is proposing to construct a new, 11-story (plus two underground levels), approximately 321,620-gsf DNA Laboratory on the BHC campus. This proposal involves demolition of the one-story, 13,500-gsf Med Plan Building and the two-story, 12,300-gsf Emergency Medical Service (EMS) station, and the construction of the new DNA Laboratory in that general area. One underground level will contain a parking garage for approximately 40 vehicles. The second underground level will contain mechanical and storage space. A 6,000-gsf EMS replacement facility will be incorporated into the ground floor of the new DNA Laboratory facility.

Contact Person: Jack D. Homkow, Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, One Penn Plaza, 52nd Floor, New York, New York 10119-0098, phone: (212) 273-5033.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

New York County - The NYS Urban Development Corporation and NYS Department of Transportation, as lead agencies, have accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Miller Highway Project. The action involves the relocation of the Miller Highway, a 1.2 kilometer (0.75 mile) six-lane elevated section of New York State Route 9A between West 59th Street and West 72nd Street adjacent to the Hudson River in Manhattan. The Preferred Alternative as identified in the FEIS is a modified Alternative A (Above the Pedestrian Underpass) which would relocate the highway to the "public place" identified for the highway in the New York City approved land use plan for the Riverside South Development Project. The project is located on a six-lane elevated section of New York State Route 9A between West 59th Street and West 72nd Street in the Borough of Manhattan, New York City, New York County.

Contact: Miller Highway Project, Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Avenue,New York, NY 10017, phone: (212) 803-3100.