ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
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Public Notice

NYS Environmental Protection Fund - Hudson River Estuary Program

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation announces the availability of grant monies under the Hudson River Estuary Program of the NYS Environmental Protection Fund.

Eligibility: Municipalities (local public authority or public benefit corporation, a county, city, town, village, school district, supervisory district, district corporation, improvement district within a county, city, town or village, or Indian nation or tribe recognized by the state or the United States with a reservation wholly or partly within the boundaries of New York State, or any combination thereof; not-for-profit corporations).

Eligible Applicants must be located within the Hudson River Estuarine District.

Funding: For 2001, $1,125,000.00 is available for grants under the following funding categories: community interpretive centers and education projects; habitat protection and/or restoration; local scenic resources; community conservation and river stewardship; river access projects - boating, fishing, swimming, nature observation.

Deadline: Competitive applications are required and will be accepted through COB August 31, 2001.

For More Information: Applications and information may be obtained by contacting John Albert, Grants Administrator, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 50 Wolf Rd., Albany, NY 12233-1080, (518) 457- 6558.

Public Meeting

Meeting of: The New York City Watershed Protection and Partnership Council (WPPC) and Executive Committee

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2001
(The WPPC Executive Committee will meet at 10:30 A.M., with the Full WPPC meeting immediately following.)

Location: Belleayre Mountain Ski Area, Route 28, Highmount, New York

Contact: Theresa Wescott, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs at (518)474-4752


Negative Declaration

Rockland County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Sloatsburg, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law to Amend the Zoning Local Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves amending the Sloatsburg Zoning Local Law to delete non-hazardous and commercial transfer station as a special use in an Industrial Park District. The project is located in the Village of Sloatsburg.

Contact: Thomas Bollatto, 96 Orange Turnpike, Village Hall, Sloatsburg, New York 10974, phone: (845) 753-2727.


Westchester County - The State Education Department, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed land acquisition and additions/alterations to the Pelham Memorial High / Middle School in the Pelham Union Free School District, SED Project No. 66-16-01-03-0-001-018, will not have a significant environmental impact.The action involves the purchase of 0.9 acres of land and 115,000 square feet of new additions. The project is located on Colonial Avenue in the Town of Pelham.

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


Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wyldwood Residential Development/Glenville Woods Park/Glenville Parklet Rezoning, Subdivision and Site Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed subdivision of the 61.1 acre Wyldwood/Glenville Woods Park site on Old White Plains Road and Skeggs Road, together with the 3.9 acre Glenville Parklet in the Glenville section of the Town of Greenburgh.

Contact: Alfreda Williams, Greenburgh Town Hall, 320 Tarrytown Road, P. O. Box 205, Elmsford, New York 10523, phone: (914) 993-1500.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Wallkill, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Chip Fab 98. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until June 20, 2001. The action involves the generic pre-approval of a proposed computer chip/hi tech manufacturing facility located on 166 acres of property at the intersection of Goshen Turnpike and Crystal Run Road in the Town of Wallkill, New York.

Contact: Bernard Levy, Town of Wallkill Planning Board, 600 Route 211 East, Middletown, New York 10940, phone: (845) 692-7814.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Putnam County - The Town of Patterson, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Patterson Materials Amended Site Plan. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 14, 2001, at 7:30 p.m. at the Patterson Town Hall, 2 Route 164, Patterson, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until June 29, 2001. The action involves a request to amend the site plan in order to allow the relocation of an existing hot mix asphalt plant, located at the end of Burdick Road, approximately 750 feet to the west into the Quarry District where a mining operation is currently conducted. In addition, the property owner wishes to extend the Quarry District Boundary to the west of the present mining operation to include an area of 5.7+ acres to compensate for the mineable area lost by the relocation of the hot mix asphalt plant. The project is located on the north side of NYS Route 311, Patterson, New York.

Contact: Richard Williams, Patterson Town Hall, 2 Route 164, Patterson, New York 12563.


Westchester County - The Planning Commission of the City of Peekskill, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Riverbend Residential Project. A Public Hearing will be held on June 12, 2001, at 8:00 p.m. at the Common Council Chambers, City Hall, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, New York. Written comments will be accepted until 20 days after the close of the Public Hearing. The action involves construction of a residential rental development consisting of 242 units of luxury housing. The project is located on the north by Requa Street, on the east by South Street, on the south by Travis Lane, and on the west by the Metro-North Railroad tracks in the City of Peekskill.

Contact: Blanche Alter, Planning and Development, Peekskill City Hall, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, New York 10566, phone: (914) 734-4210.


Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed training facility. A joint Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at 4:00 p.m. at the Greenburgh Town Hall, 320 Tarrytown Road and Knollwood Road, Elmsford, New York. Written comments will be accepted until June 11, 2001. The action involves construction of a 125,000 square foot training facility for professional athletic organizations, and construction of a 320,000 square foot research development in two three-story buildings. The project is located on a 184-acre property on Old Saw Mill River Road in the Town of Mt. Pleasant.

Contact: Alfreda Williams, Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh, 320 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, New York.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Putnam County - The Planning Board of the Town of Patterson, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Burdick Farms Subdivision. The action involves a proposed eighty-two lot subdivision of a 168.29 acre parcel. The project is located on the west side of Bullet Hole Road and the east side of McManus Road in the Town of Patterson.

Contact: Richard Williams, Patterson Town Hall, 2 Route 164, Patterson, New York 12563, phone (845) 878-6500.


Ulster County - The Common Council of the City of Kingston, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed 0-3 Limited Office Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Amendments. The action involves adoption of a Comprehensive Plan Element and Zoning Ordinance Amendments to address an identified need for emergency shelters. The City is faced with an immediate need for an emergency shelter due to the closing of the only homeless shelter in Ulster County. To address this issue, the City is considering the adaptive reuse of vacant buildings and other appropriate structures for siting homeless shelters. The project is located in the City of Kingston.

Contact: Suzanne Cahill, 420 Broadway, Kingston, New York 12401, phone: (845) 331-0080.