ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Amenia, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Amendments Prohibiting Airfields will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of a local law that bans new airports and heliports in all zoning districts in the Town. Emergency uses and pre-existing heliports would not be affected. The project is located in the Town of Amenia.

Contact: Julia Bouffard, Mechanic Street, Amenia, NY 12501, phone: (845) 373-8118, fax: (845) 373-8140.


Orange County - The New York State Thruway Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Reconstruction of Interchange 17 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the reconstruction of interchange 17. This will result in a more efficient traffic pattern that will reduce congestion and improve traffic safety. The existing seven-lane toll barrier is currently functioning at capacity. The construction will bring the facility to current highway design standards and will improve air quality. This project will also provide for a smoother transition for larger trucks to enter and exit the interchange and will minimize noise created by such vehicles. . Included in the project will be the reconstruction of the existing maintenance facility and Newburgh Troop T State Police headquarters located on site. As this project involves the reconstruction of the existing interchange facilities, the neighborhood character and growth should remain the same. Reconstruction of the maintenance, toll, and State Police facilities to new facilities should also improve the aesthetics of the project area. The project is located on I-87/I-84 Interchange 17, Town of Newburgh.

Contact: Timothy Wainwright, NYS Thruway Authority, P.O. Box 189, Albany, New York 12201-0189, phone: (518) 471-4272, fax: (518) 436-3060, e-mail: Tim_Wainwright@thruway.state.ny.us


Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wallkill Distribution Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of two warehouse buildings. These buildings will consist of 590,600 sq. ft. of space on an approximate 52 acre site. In addition to the two warehouse buildings, the proposed Distribution Center will include intenal access roads and connecting driveways, as well as designated parking areas for 218 cars and 101 trailers. The project is located on the north side of East Main Street, approximately 300 feet east of the intersection of Midway Park Drive, Golf Links Road and East Main Street (County Route 67), in the Town of Wallkill.

Contact: Gary Lake, 600 Route 211, Middletown, NY 10940, phone: (845) 692-7874, fax: (845) 692-2546.


Westchester County - The Town of Somers Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Heritage Hills Condominium 30/31, 21/22 and Recreation Area 3 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of 219 one, two and three bedroom units along with a recreation area that includes a clubhouse, tennis court and swimming pool and associated roads, driveways, utilities and stormwater management system on approximately 122 acres within the Designed Residential Development Zoning District. The project is located on West Hill Drive, Town of Somers.

Contact: Guy Gagne, Somers Town House, 355 Route 202, Somers, New York 10589, phone: (914) 277-5366.

Draft Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed NYCDEP Ashokan Police Precinct will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The public comment period ends: 02/30/02. The proposed project involves the construction of a one-story police facility to relocate police officers from the existing precinct on Beaverkill Road. The proposed facility would be 8,000 square feet including a basement and garage, and have an adjoining parking lot with a capacity for 61 spaces. The police officers are employed by the NYCDEP to monitor and patrol the watershed land area. The proposed precinct would be located on Route 28A, in the Town of Olive, across the road from the existing police precinct. Currently, the proposed site is a NYCDEP owned vacant lot within an area of existing NYCDEP Bureau of Water and Sewer office facilities and other governmental office buildings. Upon project completion, the facility would be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and be staffed by 32 employees working alternating eight hour shifts. It is anticipated that the proposed project would require a site plan approval from the Town of Olive and a septic plan approval from the New York State Department of Health and the New York City DEP.

Contact: Lisa Fuerst, 59-17 Junction Blvd, Corona, NY 11368, phone: (718) 595-4407, fax: (718) 595-4479.

Positive Declaration and Public Scoping Session

Dutchess County - The Town of East Fishkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Moore Property Cluster Subdivision may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on February 7, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at the E. Fishkill Town Hall. The action involves the residential development of 241 culstered single-family units on a 480-acre former farm. The project is located east of the Taconic State Parkway adjacent to the Town of Beekman. The property has frontage along Phillips Road and Moore Road, Town of East Fishkill.

Contact: Pat Twomey, Town of East Fishkill Planning Board, Town Hall, 330 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533, phone: (845) 221-2428.


Ulster County - The Board of Education of Marlboro Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Elementary rehabilitation and expansion project may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on February 26, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. at the High School, 50 Cross Road, Marlboro. Final date for written scoping comments is March 4, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. The action involves proposed construction of 65, 000 sq. ft. expansion at Marlboro elementary; 6,500 sq. ft. at Middle Hope, and 2,000 sq. ft. at Milton Elementary. The plan would provide a single, centrally located facility for grade 3-5 at Marlboro elementary, and new facilities for existing K-2, with possible addition of pre-K, full size gym, and district office. The project is located at Marlboro Elementary School, Rt. 9W, Marlborough NY, with minor expansions also at Milton Elementary, and Middle Hope Elementary, also on Rt. 9W.

Contact: Neysa Sensenig, 50 Cross Road, Marlboro, NY 12542, phone: (845) 236-5803.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Sullivan County - The Town of Bethel Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed Chaping Estates Residential Subdivision. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on February 12, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of Bethel Justice Court, 3586 Route 55, Kauneonga Lake, NY. The action involves a 49-lot subdivision with 48 building units on approximately 494 acres of land entirely within the Town of Bethel. The project is located on Pine Grove Road, Town of Bethel.

Contact: Herman Bressler, Town of Bethel Planning Board, Town Hall, Box 300, White Lake, NY 12788, phone: (845) 583-4350.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Dutchess County - The Millbrook Central School District, as lead agency, has accepted a Final EIS on the proposed new Senior High School, project number 13-22-01-04-0-031-001. The action involves construction of a new Senior High School on existing school district property. The new building is approximately 112,000 square feet of gross floor area, on a footprint of approximately 70,000 square feet. Associated parking and bus loop roads will also be constructed. The project is located on Alden Place in the Village of Millbrook.

Contact: W. Michael Mahoney, Millbrook Central Schools, P. O. Box AA, Millbrook, New York 12545-0127, phone: (845) 677-4200.