Suffolk County - The Town of Brookhaven will hold a public scoping meeting on the proposed landfill expansion, Brookhaven Landfill Cell 6, Horseblock Road, Brookhaven. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain input on the appropriate scope of the Enironmental Impact Statement to be prepared on the project. The public scoping meeting will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Brookhaven, Building 8 Conference room, 3233 Route 112, Medford, New York 11763. The published Positive Declaration can be found at http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/enb2001/20010307/not1.htmlContact: Paul M. Roth, Department of Waste Management, 3233 Route 112, Medford, New York 11763, phone: (631) 451-6224.
Region 1 - Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Joseph Kokell of Northport, New York, to obtain an OFF-BOTTOM CULTURE PERMIT, including a TEMPORARY MARINE AREA USE ASSIGNMENT, which would allow the placement and operation of an off-bottom culture of shellfish grow-out activity on public underwater lands in Long Island Sound approximately 1.25 miles from shore, off Lloyd Neck. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Long Island Sound at Latitude North 40@ 57' 16" and Longitude West 73@ 27' 00". The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 30 vinyl-coated wire mesh shellfish cages measuring 36" x 60" x 24". The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica)and hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria). There are no existing Temporary Marine Area Use Assignments within 2 miles of the proposed Off-Bottom Culture/Assignment Area. Initial review of the subject application does not identify any adverse or unreasonable effects on the viability, maintenance or use of local marine resources.
PUBLIC COMMENT: The subject application may be reviewed at the address given below, and specific comments on the requested permit, including the proposed Temporary Marine Area Use Assignment, or a request to become a party-in-interest if a public hearing is held, must be submitted in writing to the contact person named below no later than April 13, 2001. The Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has made an initial determination that this action will not have a significant effect on the environment. All correspondence should reference Applic. No. OBC-A-2-01.
CONTACT: Debra A. Barnes, NYSDEC, Bureau of Marine Resources, 205 Belle Mead Road, East Setauket, NY 11733-3400
Suffolk County - A public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Southampton on March 27, 2001 at 7:30 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York, to hear any and all persons either for or against "a local law amending Chapter 330-123 (Zoning) of the Southampton Town Code mandating a use variance where a site plan applicant deviates from any other general standards set forth in Chapter 330-183 and the special conditions and safeguards."
Contact: Marietta M. Seaman, Town of Southampton, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York 11968, phone: (631) 287-5740.
Nassau County - The City of Glen Cove, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed "B" Districts Business District Zoning Amendment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves zoning amendments of the "B" Business Zoning Districts, in categories concerning permitted uses and special uses, parking, regulations, and other planning strategies, to achieve land use controls consistent with the City's goals for each district and encourage the retention of older buildings along major corridors such as Forest Avenue in the B-4 Limited Commercial Zoning District. The project will affect areas currently zoned B1, B-2, B-3, and B-4 in the City of Glen Cove.
Contact: Anthony Maurino, City of Glen Cove, City Hall, 9-13 Glen Street, Glen Cove, New York 11542, phone: (516) 676-4480.
Nassau County - The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Westbury, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed local law amending §248-303A,§248-303B and§248-303C; enacting new §248-303D, §248-303D, §248-303E and §248-303F; renumbering former §248-303D, §248-303G; deleting§248-259.1 and adding canopies to the schedule of use regulations, as a prohibited use in Business B-1 and B-2 Districts of the Code of the Village of Westbury will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project is located in the Village of Westbury.
Contact: Contact: Thomas Savino, Village of Westbury, 235 Lincoln Place, Westbury, New York 11590, phone: (516) 334-1700.
Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Southold, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisition of real property for purpose of relocating Southold Solid Waste District's existing yard waste composting and brush collection activities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the acquisition of approximately seventeen acres of property immediately adjacent on the west of the Southold Landfill. The project is located on County Route 48, Cutchogue, New York.
Contact: Town Board of the Town of Southold, 53095 Rt. 25, Southold, New York 11971, phone: (631) 765-1889.