ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
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Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Poughkeepsies' Joint Water Project Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water Plant Modernization and Permit Modification will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the modernization of water treatment facility jointly owned by City and Town of Poughkeepsie and increase in water withdrawal from Hudson River from permitted 16 MGD to maximum of 26 MGD. The project is located at Hudson River and Waterworks Road, Town of Poughkeepsie.

Contact: Morris Associates, Engineering Consultants, 383 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, phone: (845) 454-3411, fax: (845) 473-1962.


Orange County - The Town of Cornwall Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Ledoux Subdivision Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request for subdivision approval for a 5-lot subdivision of a vacant 26.7-acre parcel of land in the R-1 district of the town adjoining the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson. The plan proposes construction of a private road to serve three of the five lots, in order to avoid disturbing the site vegetation and frontage on Deer Hill Road. The plan incorporates multiple restrictions including a 100-foot undisturbed buffer area along Deer Hill Road, and that the house lots be developed as shown on the plan. Off-site improvements are also proposed to help relieve an existing drainage problem at the Boulevard. The project is located on Deer Hill Road and the Boulevard at Hasbrouck, adjacent to Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson.

Contact: Lorraine Bennett, Town of Cornwall Planning Board, Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, NY 12518, phone: (914) 534-9429.


Orange County - The Town of Cornwall Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Chadeayne Woods Major Subdivision Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request for subdivision approval to this 24-lot subdivision plan with public water and individual septic systems on a gross 117.9 acres of land in the R-2 district, use group B. The action was treated as Type I due to its visibility from the Storm King Art Center and proximity of Orrs Mill, included on the State Historic Register. The project is located on the east side of Route 32 and south side of Quaker Avenue (CR 107), Town of Cornwall.

Contact: Lorraine Bennett, Town of Cornwall Planning Board, Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, NY 12518, phone: (914) 534-9429.


Orange County - The Town of Cornwall Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Giammarinaro Subdivision Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request for subdivision approval for a three lot subdivision of a 3.5-acre parcel in the R-2 District, Use Group B. The plan proposes a private road that would intersect with NYS Route 94 at an existing opening, along with some grading and reconstruction of a stone wall along the front of the site in order to improve existing sight distance at the drive. The subdivision is a Type I Action because it is taking place adjacent to the Downey farm house, listed on the State Historic Register, and in the vicinity of the Salisbury Railroad Trestle and the Bethlehem church, which are both Historic Register properties. The project is located on the north side of NYS Route 94, east of Salisbury Trestle and west of Jackson Avenue, Town of Cornwall.

Contact: Lorraine Bennett, Town of Cornwall Planning Board, Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, NY 12518, phone: (914) 534-9429.


Rockland County - The Board of Education of the East Ramapo Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Additions and Alterations to the Ramapo High School will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project includes the construction of a 59,250 square foot addition to the Ramapo High School to accommodate an additional 412+ students; reconfiguration of the western parking lot, elimination of the eastern parking lot and creation of a new parking area in the northwestern portion of the site, such that total on-site parking would decrease from 408+ to 320+ parking spaces (88+ fewer parking stalls); expansion of bus parking from 32 to 40 spaces; proposed new curb cut on Viola Road; construction of handicap student drop-off and parent drop-off areas; and relocation of athletic fields. Upon implementation of the proposed action, the square footage of the existing 186,270 square foot school will be increased to 245,520 square feet. This expansion is proposed to accommodate a projected increase from 1,311+ students to 1,916+ students (by 2005-06) due to the relocation of the ninth grade students from the Freshman Learning Center. Staff is also expected to increase from 165 to 233+. The project is located at 400 Viola Road, Spring Valley.

Contact: Mary Lou Lewis, Assistant Superintendent for Business, East Ramapo Central School District, 105 South Madison Avenue, Spring Valley, New York 10977, phone: (845) 577-6060.


Westchester County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of Michaels Property will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves acquisition of 143 acres of land for protection of the New York City Watershed (Croton Reservoir). The project is located at Arcady Road, Town of Yorktown.

Contact: Thomas Backus, NYSDEC, 21 South Putt Corner Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, phone: (845) 256-3074.


Westchester County - The Westchester County Board of Legislators, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of Hilltop Hanover Farm will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the purchase of a 180-acre portion of the 248pacre Hilltop Hanover Farm for general municipal purposes. The land is located in the Croton Reservoir watershed, and acquisition would enable Westchester County to maintain the buildings and land in its present character. The remainder ofthe property will be retained by the owners for residential development in conformance with Yorktown zoning. The project is located on Hanover Street, Yorktown.

Contact: Gina D'Agrosa, Director of Environmental Planning, 432 Michaelian Office Building, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: (914) 995-4422.


Westchester County - The Westchester County Board of Legislators, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Railroad I Landfill Recapping will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action provides for the construction of a closure enhancement to upgrade the existing landfill capping at the approximately 18 acre Railroad I solid waste landfill at Croton Point. This will require about 130,000 cu. yds. of additional clean fill to be transported onto the landfill to provide an even 36 inches of cover for the capping. The project is located at Croton Point, Croton-on-Hudson.

Contact: Gina D'Agrosa, Director of Environmental Planning, 432 Michaelian Office Building, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: (914) 995-4422.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS

Westchester County - The Village of Tarrytown Board of Trustees, a slead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic EIS on the proposed Adoption of a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. The applicant proposes to adopt a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program for the Village of Tarrytown.

Contact: Tarrytown Village Hall, 21 Widley Street, Tarrytown, NY 10119