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Public Notice

Request for Water Resources Development Act Projects

NOTICE: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is soliciting interest for projects to certify for funding under the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Projects that are eligible for funding should contribute to improving the quality/quantity of the New York City’s water supply. For the purposes of this Act, the City’s watershed is defined as the land area within the counties of Delaware, Greene, Schoharie, Ulster, Sullivan, Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess, that contribute water to the water supply system of New York City. The local sponsor may submit a letter of interest, including a brief description and cost of the project, to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Bureau of Water Compliance Programs, New York City Watershed Section, 4th Floor, 625 Broadway, Albany New York 12233-3506. The WRDA program is a reimbursement grant, and the local sponsor must provide 25% of the project cost through non-Federal funds. As WRDA funding becomes available, applications will be sent to appropriate local sponsors who have submitted a letter of interest. All letters of interest and applications will be reviewed for appropriate funding consideration.

More Details and Information: May be obtained from: Francis G. Zagorski, P.E., NYSDEC, 4th Floor, 625 Broadway, Albany New York 12233-3506; phone (518) 402-8168; fax (518) 402-8082; e-mail: fgzagors@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Negative Declaration

Greene County - The Greene County Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of Dunn and Prescott Property will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the acquisition by the Agency of a fee interest in certain vacant real property located in the Town of Coxsackie, Greene County, State of New York, known as s/b/l # 41.00-5-1, containing approximately 102 acres, and certain vacant real property located in the Town of Coxsackie, Greene County, State of New York, known as s/b/l # 56.00-2-1, containing approximately 109 acres (the "Project"). The Project is vacant unimproved real estate and the Agency does not intend to develop the real estate unless and until it has received all necessary approvals from the appropriate agencies with jurisdiction over the Project. The project is located on Route 9W, Town of Coxsackie.

Contact: Peter Markou, Greene County Industrial Development Agency, PO Box 527, Catskill, NY 12414, phone: (518) 943-6585, fax: (518) 943-2296, e-mail: pmarkou@aol.com


Greene County - The Greene County Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lease of Schmidt Property will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the lease, with option to purchase, by the Agency of certain vacant real property located in the Town of New Baltimore, Greene County, State of New York, known as tax s/b/l # 41.00-1-26, containing approximately 41.1 acres and certain vacant real property located in the Town of Coxsackie, Greene County, State of New York, known as tax s/b/l # 41.00-5-2 containing approximately 110.6 acres (the "Project"). The Project is vacant unimproved real estate and the Agency does not intend to develop the real estate unless and until it has received all necessary approvals from the appropriate agencies with jurisdiction over the Project. The project is located on Route 9W, Towns of Coxsackie and New Baltimore.

Contact: Peter Markou, Greene County Industrial Development Agency, PO Box 527, Catskill, NY 12414, phone: (518) 943-6585, fax: (518) 943-2296, e-mail: pmarkou@aol.com


Greene County - The NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation (OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Coxsackie State Boat Launch Rehabilitation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) proposes to rehabilitate the existing state boat launch facility on the Hudson River. The project includes: expansion of the parking area, replacement of the bulkhead and walks adjacent to the existing launch ramp and along the river shoreline, landscaping and streetscape improvements, and rip-rap placement at various locations along the shoreline. Future improvements include construction of a new concession service building with public restrooms. As part of this project, the NYS Office of General Services will transfer jurisdiction of 4.88 acres of underwater lands to OPRHP. The Coxsackie State Boat Launch is located on River Street in the Village of Coxsackie.

Contact: Thomas B. Lyons, NYS OPRHP, Agency Building 1, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12238, phone: (518) 474-0409, fax: (518) 474-7013.

Positive Declaration

Columbia County - The Town of Kinderhook Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined Widewaters Commons may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the construction of a retail shopping center with approximately 75,335 sq. ft. of retail space, 429 parking spaces, loading areas and associated utilities. The project is located on the west side of NYS Route 9H, at the intersection of Routes 9, 9H and State Farm Road in the Town of Kinderhook.

Contact: Edwin R. Simonsen, Town Hall, PO Box P, Niverville, NY 12130, phone: (518) 784-2233.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Rensselaer County - The City of Rensselaer Planning Commission, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed St. Anthony on the Hudson Senior Living Campus. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on April 9, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at 505 Broadway (2nd Floor), Rensselaer, NY. The action involves the expansion of the existing campus to incorporate senior living facilities: 53 one and two-bedroom apartments for independent living, 24 to 34 duplex rental cottages for independent living, an 80-person assistive living residence, a 20-percent assistive living residence for Alzheimer's patients, and space for intergenerational programming. The project is located at 517 Washington Avenue, City of Rensselaer.

Contact: Charles G. Valenti, 505 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY 12144, phone: (518) 465-1693, fax: (518) 465-2031.