ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Erie County - The Town Board of the Town of Amherst, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Extension of Town Complex Access Road will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a 400 ft. extension of the existing four-lane access roadway which serves the Town complex which includes the Town Court, Police Department, Senior Center and main Library. The roadway extension will create a secondary means of access to the Senior Center and will include a maintenance turnaround to facilitate snow removal, a new concrete sidewalk and additional street lights in the median. The project is located at 370 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, New York.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Planning Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051.


Erie County - The Town Board of the Town of Amherst, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed rezoning of 3.2 acres of land from residence - three to community facilities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rezoning of 3.2± acres of vacant land from Residence – Three (R-3) to Community Facilities (CF) to allow the construction of a 6,960 sq. ft. concrete masonry and steel maintenance building to service the Park Country Club of Buffalo. Approximately 290 feet of the site borders Ellicott Creek. The project is located at 4725 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, New York.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Planning Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051.


Niagara County - The Town Board of the Town of Lockport, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Lockport Recreation Area, Day Road and East High will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the lease of land and establishment of a proposed recreational area at the north side of East High Street and west side of Day Road in the Town of Lockport.

Contact: John B. Austin, Town of Lockport, 6560 Dysinger Road, Lockport, New York 14094, phone: (716) 439-9521.


Amended Positive Declaration with Public Scoping

Cattaraugus County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Gernatt Asphalt Products Inc., Bedrock Gravel Pit Modifications, DEC No. 9-0444-00002/00007 may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held after the applicant has provided a draft scope at the Great Valley Town Hall, 4808 Route 219, Great Valley, New York 14741. The action involves Brief Project Description:

The construction of the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad’s siding was included as part of this action in the original, January 24, 2001 Positive Declaration. However, information provided by the County of Cattaraugus Industrial Development Agency and Buffalo & Pittsburgh, Inc. documents that the railroad siding project is a separate action. This Amended Positive Declaration deletes the railroad siding and associated loading facilities located entirely on the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, Inc. property and installed as part of the siding construction project, from this action. The Bedrock Gravel Pit is located south of Horton Road and east of Great Valley Creek; The Lindell and Woodmancy sites are located on the opposite side (west) of Great Valley Creek, south and east of the dead-end of McDonald Road, and east of US Route 219, in the Town of Great Valley, Cattaraugus County.

Contact: Kenneth C. Taft, NYS DEC, 182 East Union Suite 3, Allegany, NY 14706


Positive Declaration with Public Scoping

Erie County - The Town of Grand Island, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment to Parkland Enterprises DEIS/FEIS for Ransom Estates Parkland Plaza Project to include a Wilson Farms Convenience Store with gasoline sales may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a 2,845 square foot neighborhood convenience store with gasoline service as an out-parcel of the proposed retail space. The original site plan for this project consisted of a maximum of 309 single-family dwelling units on 160 acres of land presently zoned for residential development, and the construction of retail/office plaza on 16 acres of adjoining land, which the Town had zoned for business (B-1) about 1972. As part of the initial review, the original project, which did not show this proposed out parcel, was scaled back to 254 homes and 50,000 square foot retail/office space as discussed in the Statement of Findings. The project is located at the northwest corner of Ransom and Stony Point Road in the Town of Grand Island, New York.

Contact: John W. Phillips, Town of Grand Island, 2255 Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY 14072, Phone: 716-773-9600 ext. 627.