ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Public Notice

The Department of Environmental Conservation has determined that the Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites in New York State needs to be amended to delete site number 356028 assigned to the property known as Buck's Auto Parts, Inc. This site is located at 1019 Route 213 in the Town of Ulster in Ulster County. The reason for deletion is:

Written comments on this proposed deletion are welcome, and should be sent to:

Project Manager: Wayne Bayer
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway, 11th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-7014

All written comments must be received by June 22, 2002. A summary of all written comments will be assembled and a summary will be available for viewing at our Region 3 Headquarters in New Paltz, NY.


Cutting of Trees in the Forest Preserve

Ulster County - This action involves the widening of a ski trail at Belleayre Mountain Ski Area. This is to provide notice that a total of 450 trees over 3" in diameter will be removed to accomplish the project as required by Commissionerís delegation memorandum # 84-06. This project will widen the Dot Nebel trail to a maximum of 200' to provide a safer course for ski racing. A total of 3 acres will be cut on the eastern edge of the trail, mid-road to the bottom of Lift 8. An amendment to Article 14 of the New York State Constitution allows for the construction of ski trails up to 200' wide on Belleayre Mountain which is part of the Catskill Forest Preserve. This project is included in the approved 1998 revision to the Unit Management Plan for the ski center. There are no known rare, threatened or endangered plant species located in or bordering the disturbed area. Following tree cutting and stump removal, the trail will be seeded and mulched.

Contact: Carl P. Wiedemann, DEC, 50 Wolf Road., Albany, N.Y. 12233-5253, (518) 457-2500; Fax (518) 457-3285.


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Village of Warwick, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan Approval will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a change in tenancy and/or occupancy of a commercial use for a retail store for collectibles and sign approval. The project is located at 28 Railroad Avenue, Village of Warwick.

Contact: Maureen Evans, Planning Board, Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Warwick, New York 10990, phone: (845)986-9888.


Putnam County - The Putnam County Legislature, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tilly Foster Farm Land Acquisition - TM# 56.-1-20; 56.-1-32.11 and 56.-1-55. will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves acquisition of three parcels of property comprising of 199 acres of land, commonly known as the "Tilly Foster Farm" property, as part of the County's water quality program of land acquisition for the purposes of water quality protection and preservation of open space. The project is located as follows; 1) 98-112 Route 312 (TM 56.-1-20), southeast, New York, 2)125 Route 312 (TM 56.-1-32.11), southeast, New York and 3)101 Route 312 (56.-1-55), southeast, New York.

Contact: John Lynch, Planning and Development, 841 Fair Street, Carmel, New York 10512.


Sullivan County - The Town Board of the Town of Wallkill, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed McKee Zone Change Request will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the change in zoning of tax parcel 1-1-44 from R2 to PID. The tax parcel is 73 acres. The project is located along NYS Route 17K near the intersection of Stone School House Road.

Contact: John Ward, Town of Wallkill, 600 Route 211 East, P. O. Box 398, Middletown, New York 10940, phone: (845) 692-2546.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The Planning Board of the Town of Greenburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Kathwood Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the merger of 20 contiguous nonconforming tax lots to create a six-lot subdivision for construction of 6 one-family dwellings. The project site is located in a R-7.5 zoning district (single-family residential). The project site is located on Kathwood Road, across from the intersections of Wellford Road and Dartmouth Terrace. The subject property consists of approximately 1.144 acres.

Lot No. 6, as proposed, consists of 7,414 square feet; the R-7.5 zoning district requires a minimum lot size of 7,500 square feet. This proposed lot is therefore nonconforming. An application for a lot area variance for this lot has been submitted to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA Case No. 01-17). The other five proposed lots conform to the requirements of the R-7.5 zoning district. The project is located on the west side of Kathwood Road, Elmsford NY, Westchester County.

The conditions are:

Contact: Mark T. Stellato, Community Development and Conservation, Greenburgh Town Hall, 320 Tarrytown Road; P.O. Box 205, Elmsford NY 10523, phone: (914) 993-1505


Positive Declaration

Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Mamaroneck, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Forest City Daly - Mixed Use Development may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves zoning amendments, special permit and site plan approval for the construction of a mixed-use development on a three-acre site on Madison Avenue in the Town of Mamaroneck. The proposed development seeks a 185-unit rental apartment building with structured parking. The project is located on Madison Avenue and is bounded by Madison Avenue, Maxwell Avenue and Byron Place in the Town of Mamaroneck.

Contact: Stephen V. Altieri, Town of Mamaroneck, 740 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, phone: (914) 381-7810.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Cornwall, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Foxwood Subdivision 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 on June 3, 2002 at 6:30 p.m. at the Town of Cornwall Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, New York. The action involves a request for subdivision approval for a 6-lot residential subdivision of lands within the Shunnemunk Agricultural/Scenic Overlay District in the R-1 residential district, at the intersection of County Route 20 (Orrs Mills Road) and County route 79 (Pleasant Hill Road) in the Town of Cornwall.

Contact: Neil Novesky, town of Cornwall Planning Board, Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, New York 12518, phone: (845) 534-9429.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Orange County - The Town Board of the Town of Wawayanda, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Zoning Law, Chapter 195, 2002 Update. The action involves revisions to Town Code Chapter 195; Zoning Ordinance. Action is undertaken in accordance with the Town's 2000 Comprehensive Plan. The project is located townwide.

Contact: Thomas J. DeBlock, Town of Wawayanda, PO Box 106, Slate Hill, New York 10973, phone: (914)355-5701.


Sullivan County - The Planning Board of the Town of Bethel, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Chapin Estates. The action involves a 49 lot residential subdivision with 48 building units on approximately 494 acres of land entirely within the Town of Bethel. The subdivision is proposed with onsite septic systems and potable water wells. All lots are 5 acres or greater in size. The project is located on Pine Grove Road in the Town of Bethel.

Contact: Herman Bessler, Town of Bethel Planning Board, town Hall, Box 300, White Lake, New York 12788, phone: (845) 583-4350.


Westchester County - The Planning Board of the City of Yonkers, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed 1105-1135 Warburton Avenue (a.k.a. River Club). The action involves the development of a 524 dwelling unit multi-family building. The original project was 524 units and eleven stories.

Contact: Lee J. Ellman, Yonkers Planning Bureau, 87 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 320, Yonkers, New York 10701, phone: (914) 377-6557.