ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
SERP Action - Reaffirmation of Negative Declaration

Orange County - Pursuant to the NYS Clean Water/Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and the State Environmental Quality Review Act, DWSRF Project # 16752, the Kiryas Joel Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Kiryas Joel Water Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Construction of New Groundwater Source to help meet the needs for potable drinking water supply for the Village. Three separate Village owned properties are located outside the Village near the Mountain Lakes and Ramapo River, on Seven Springs Road and on County Route 105.

Contact: Hon. Gedalye Szegedin, Village Clerk, Village of Kiryas Joel, P.O. Box 566, Monroe, NY 10950, phone: (845) 783-8300, fax: (845) 783-9491.

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Warwick Zoning Board of Appeals, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed application by Raymond & Hanne Ruszkiewicz will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a variance of the Town of Warwick Development Approval Moratorium in accordance with Section 7, thereof, to allow the applicant to proceed to the Town Board for modification of a Special Use Permit previously issued to construct a wireless telecommunications facility in accordance with Article VIII of the Zoning Law. The project is located at Liberty Corners Road, Pine Island.

Contact: Jan Jansen, c/o Zoning Board, Town Hall, Kings Highway, Warwick, NY, phone: (914) 986-1127.


Orange County - The Warwick Zoning Board of Appeals, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed application by Vincent Czubak will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a variance of the Town of Warwick Development Approval Moratorium in accordance with Section 7, thereof, to allow the applicant to proceed to the Town Board to allow use of an existing building as a warehouse for wrapping/packing materials and bottled water. The project is located at Skinners Lane, Warwick.

Contact: Jan Jansen, c/o Zoning Board, Town Hall, Kings Highway, Warwick, NY, phone: (914) 986-1127.


Orange County - The Warwick Zoning Board of Appeals, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed application by Kari Redl Daniels & Herbert H. Redle dba Guardian Storage will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a variance of the Town of Warwick Development Approval Moratorium in accordance with Section 7, thereof, to allow the applicant to proceed to the Town Board to obtain a Special Use Permit to expand the existing self-storage warehouse. The project is located at 210 Kings Highway, Warwick.

Contact: Jan Jansen, c/o Zoning Board, Town Hall, Kings Highway, Warwick, NY, phone: (914) 986-1127.


Westchester County - The Bedford Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed School District Bond Resolution, State Education Department Building Permit, and other approvals for proposed additions and improvements to School District facilities will not have significant adverse environmental impacts. The action involves additions and alterations to the Fox Lane High School-Middle School Campus, the Mt. Kisco Elementary School, Pound Ridge Elementary School, as well as minor repairs and improvements to the Bedford Hills Elementary School, Bedford Village Elementary School, and West Patent Elementary School. The projects are located at: Fox Lane Campus – Route 172, Bedford; Mt. Kisco E.S. – 47 West Hyatt Street, Mount Kisco; Pound Ridge E.S. – 7 Pound Ridge Road, Pound Ridge; Bedford Hills E.S. – 123 Babbitt Road, Bedford; Bedford Village E.S. – Court Street, Bedford; and West Patent E.S. – 80 West Patent Road, Bedford.

Contact: Mark L. Betz, Assistant Superintendent for Business, phone: (914) 241-6018, fax: (914) 241-6176, e-mail: mbetz@bedford.k12.ny.us


Westchester County - The Hudson River Valley Greenway, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Westchester County Greenway Compact Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of land use local law strategy by individual communities within Westchester County. Joining the compact is voluntary; once more than half of eligible communities join the compact, they become eligible for Greenway Compact Grant money. The project is located in Westchester County.

Contact: Carmella Mantello, Hudson River Valley Greenway, Capitol Bldg., Room 254, Albany, NY 12224, phone: (518) 473-3835, fax: (518) 473-4518.

Positive Declaration

Rockland County - The Town of Orangetown Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Comprehensive Plan may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft EIS must be prepared. The Comprehensive Plan identifies and addresses land use-related issues in the Town and provides recommendation for future growth and change. This document is intended to assist Orangetown's governmental departments and boards, as well as local businesses and industries, make decisions regarding development in the Town. It is also intended to provide a basis for zoning actions required to resolve zoning and land use inconsistencies that exist in certain portions of the Town. In addition, the Plan provides an opportunity to integrate various efforts and programs throughout the Town into a comprehensive policy document. The project is located town-wide.

Contact: Thom Kleiner, Town Supervisor, Town of Orangetown Town Hall, 26 Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, phone: (845) 359-5100.

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping Session

Rockland County - The Town of Ramapo Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sterling Mine Road Active Adult Community may have a significant adverse environmental impact. A public scoping session will be held on January 8, 2002 at 8:00 p.m., at the Town of Ramapo Town Hall. The Town of Ramapo has received petitions for a number of approvals related to a proposal to construct an approximately 320-unit active adult residential community on an approximately 248-acre property in the far western portion of the Town. The site is currently zoned RR-80 Rural Residential (80,000 square feet per lot). As currently proposed, the proposal would require the following approvals from the Town Board: (1) Amendment of the Zoning Code to create the proposed “AARD Active Adult Residential Development” District and (2) Amendment of the Town Zoning Map to change the zoning designation of the subject property and a portion of the adjacent public road right-of-way to the proposed AARD District; and the following approvals from the Town Planning Board: (1) Subdivision Approval and (2) Site Plan Approval. The proposed AARD district would permit development of clustered one-family detached or one-family, semi-attached homes where the sale of homes would be limited to adults aged 55 and older. The project is located along Sterling Mine Road in the far western portion of the Town of Ramapo.

Contact: Brian Brophy, Director of Building, Planning and Zoning, Dept. of Building, Planning and Zoning, Suffern, NY 10901, phone: (845) 357-5100.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Rockland County - The Village of Haverstraw Village Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed Haverstraw Downtown Waterfront Redevelopment Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 17, 2001 at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 40 New Main Street, Haverstraw. The action involves the approval of a proposed public/private redevelopment initiative consisting of several components comprised of 1) a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP), which provides a framework for development within the entire Village; 2) an Urban Renewal Plan (URP) for a defined redevelopment project area on the Village Waterfront; 3) a series of amendments to the Village Zoning Ordinance that will be required to facilitate the goals and objectives ofthe URP; and 4) a site-specific Residential Redevelopment Project proposed by MGD Holdings. The project is located wholly within the Village of Haverstraw.

Contact: Emma L. Velez, Village Clerk, Village of Haverstraw, 40 New Main Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927, phone: (845) 429-0300.


Westchester County - The White Plains Common Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed New York Presbyterian Hospital, Royal Charter Properties Westchester, Inc. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on January 7, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. at the White Plains Common Council Chambers, Municipal Building, Second Floor, 255 Main Street, White Plains, New York. The public comment period ends on January 17, 2002 or until 10 days following the close of the public hearing. The action involves the construction of two 192,000 square foot medical use buildings with a total of 865 new parking spaces on a currently undeveloped portion of the Hospital Property and associated stormwater drainage, utility and internal roadway improvements. The Project Site involves approximately 13 acres of the overall 214-acre Hospital property. The New York Presbyterian Hospital property is generally bounded by Bloomingdale Road, Mamaroneck Avenue, Bryant Avenue and North Street (N. Y. State Route 127), White Plains, Westchester County.

Contact: Rod Johnson, White Plains Environmental Officer, c/o Planning Department, Municipal Building Annex, 255 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601-2409, phone: (914) 422-1372, fax: (914) 422-1301.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Montgomery, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed American Freightways Truck Terminal. A special meeting of the planning board to discuss this application will be held at the Town Hall Meeting Room on Tuesday, December 18, 2001 at 8:30 a.m. The action involves a special exception use permit and site plan approval for a 70,260 square foot truck terminal with 101 bays or doors expandable to 197 doors and an additional 47,600 square feet. The project is located on the northwest side of Neelytown Road (CR99) approximately 1/2 mile west of Route 208.

Contact: Mrs. Cathie Raia, Town of Montgomery Planning Board, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, New York 12549, phone: (845) 457-2643.