ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Town of Batavia, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed South Main Street Road Waterline will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of approximately 3,600 linear feet of waterline. The project is located on South Main Street Road and Wortendyke Road. It will extend west on South Main Street Road from Mill Road to Wortendyke Road then north on Wortendyke Road to Route 5.

Contact: June Vukman, Town of Batavia, 4165 West Main Street Road, Batavia, New York 14020, phone: (716) 343-8461.


Livingston County - The Town of Caledonia, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water District No. 3 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the extension of public water along a portion of NYS Route 5 between the Village of Avon and River Road. The project will serve 50 mobile home units in the Monte Carlo Mobile Home Park, as well as other business and residential properties. The improvements include the construction of 8,100 feet of 8 inch watermain, in addition to fire hydrants, valves, water services, appurtenances and surface restoration. Residents in these areas are dependent upon individual groundwater supplies that historically have produced low yields of poor quality water, particularly water contaminated with nitrates. The project is located in portions of NYS Route 5, between the Village of Avon and River Road, Town of Caledonia.

Contact: Stuart Brown, Stuart I. Brown Associates, 640 CrossKeys Office Park, Fairport, New York 14450, phone: (716) 223-3430.


Monroe County - The Dormitory Authority, as lead agency, has determined that proposed expansions and improvements at the University of Rochester will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves expansions to the Medical Research Building (143,000 sq. ft.) and Schlegel Hall (44,200 sq. ft.), the upgrade of the Central Utilities Plant chilled water supply infrastructure to permit optimization of chiller capacity for expanded cooling needs at the University’s River Campus. River Campus lab renovations to Hutchison Hall, Meliora Hall, Bausch & Lomb Hall, Gavett Hall, Computer Science Building. Deferred maintenance at the University’s River Campus to Fauver Stadium, Rush Rhees Library, Bausch & Lomb Hall, Meliora Hall, Interfaith Chapel, Harkness Hall and at Eastman School Campus, the Eastman School of Music. Renovations to the Faculty Office and Laboratory Space at the School of Medicine and Dentistry and the refinancing of outstanding bonds.

Contact: Frank Vinci, Dormitory Authority, 210 Crittenden Blvd., Rochester, New York 14627, phone: (518) 257-3219.


Ontario County - The Town Planning Board of the Town of Victor, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Comprehensive Plan Addition - Valentown Historic Planned Development District, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action also involves a corresponding amendment to the Comprehsive Plan land use map. The project is located on Route 96, High Street Extension, Valentown Road, Victor, New York.

Contact: Debra J. Denz, Town of Victor, 85 East Main Street, Victor, New York 14564, phone: (716)742-5081.


Ontario County - The Town Planning Board of the Town of Victor, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Victor Heights Corporate Park East will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a 53,500 square foot building with a future 28,500 square foot addition. The project is located on NYS Route 251 in the Town of Victor, New York.

Contact: Jane A. Luce, Town of Victor, 85 East Main Street, Victor, New York 14564, phone: (716) 742-5030.


Positive Declaration

Monroe County - The Planning Board of the Town of Webster, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lowe's Home Improvement Center may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the construction of approximately 177,700 sq. ft. home improvement center occupying 14.9 acres. The project is located in the Town of Webster.

Contact: Gary G. Kleist, Department of Public Works, Town of Webster, 1000 Ridge Road, Webster, New York 14580, phone: (716) 872-7025.


Ontario County - The Town Planning Board of the Town of Victor, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed High Point Business Park, Town of Victor Rezoning may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A Scoping Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2001 at 7:30 p.m. at the Webster Town Hall, 1000 Ridge Road, Webster, New York. The action involves the rezoning of approximately 115 acres of predominately vacant lands from Residential-A (0.33 units per acre) to a Planned Development district which will accommodate a mixture of commercial, business service, and technology-based office and production uses. The project is located adjacent to Route 96, Valentown Road and the Town of Perinton boundary.

Contact: Debra J. Denz, Town of Victor, 85 East Main Street, Victor, New York 14564, phone: (716) 742-5081.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Monroe County - The City of Rochester, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Port of Rochester/Harbor Public Improvements Projects. The action involves the design and construction of public improvements, which include: realignment of Beach Avenue, east of Lake Avenue; the reconstruction and extension of River Street from Stutson Street into the port area; reconstruction of Latta Road, east of Lake Avenue; a new access road from River Street, south of Petten, east of the railroad tracks; new access roads from Lake Avenue into the port area; parking and infrastructure improvements; construction of a parking garage and transit center; redevelopment of the north warehouse; construction of a Customs Station/Ferry Terminal/Multi-use building and other required border crossing facilities to support operation of a fast ferry service between Rochester and Toronto, Canada; installation of a public transient docking facility and new pedestrian trails along the river. The action is located within 100 feet of the Genesee River; involves the physical alteration of more than 10 acres, is substantially contiguous to parkland; and requires the physical alteration of the quay wall; parking improvements for more than 1000 vehicles; work within public rights of ways adjacent to an historic park and to structures listed in National Registry (Charlotte Genesee Lighthouse and the Dentzel Carousel in Ontario Beach Park); disposition of publicly-owned property for private commercial use; installation of new streets; acquisition of property; an amendment to the City-County Parks jurisdiction operation and maintenance agreement; amendments to the Official Map; realignment of park boundaries including relocation of the public boat launch facilities off-site.

Contact: Sandra S. Pinkney, City of Rochester, Room 300 B, City Hall, 30 Church Street, Rochester, New York 14614, phone: (716) 428-7003.