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Public Notice

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 705 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

Dutchess County - The Planning Board of the Town of Union Vale, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Carrington Construction Corp. Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves grant of subdivision Plat approval by the Town of Union Vale Planning Board to authorize as a "Major Subdivision" the creation of six residential building lots and associated extension of Cooper Drive Extension with emergency connection to NYS Route 82 from within a 7.74-acre parcel, TMP 135400-6662-00-268775, located within the C-1 District, and related grant of Realty Subdivision Approval by the Dutchess County Health Department, issuance of a Highway Access Permit by NYSDOT, and acceptance of subdivision roadway right-of-way and associated improvements by the Town Board upon recommendation of the Town Highway Superintendent, said subdivision as depicted on Subdivision Plans. The project is located on the east side of NYS Route 82 to the west of Cooper Drive Extension (Brookhollow Subdivision) in the Town of Union Vale.

Contact: Paul Heslin, Town Hall, 249 Duncan Road, LaGrangeville, New York 12540, phone: (845) 724-5600, fax: (845) 724-3757.

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Rhinebeck, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Joint Acquisition of Lands/Town and Village of Rhinebeck will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the steps necessary to permit acquisition of a parcel of 71.954 acres by the Town of Rhinebeck and the Village of Rhinebeck from Rhineson Partners for municipal purposes. The project is located on the south side of NYS Route 308 to the west of the Village of Rhinebeck in the Town of Rhinebeck.

Contact: Dennis McGuire, Town Hall, 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572, phone: (845) 876-3409.

Orange County - The Village Board of the Village of Florida, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Law and Subdivision Regulations will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the village board adopting a moratorium on development for the purposes of preparing a new comprehensive development plan and regulations to effectuate that plan. The moratorium expired on May 14, 2002. During the past year the village board appointed a committee to review the current regulations and status of land development in the village. The project is located villagewide.

Contact: James Pawlicek, Village of Florida, 33 South Main Street, Florida, New York 10921, phone: (845) 651-7815.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Westchester County The Planning Commission of the City of Peekskill, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Riverbend Residential Project. The action involves development of up to 242 high-end residential rental units on a 21.1-acre site located near the Peekskill waterfront. The residential units would be located in 14 townhouse style buildings containing 156 units and 1 4-story elevator building containing 86 units. The residential community would include onsite parking, a pool and a clubhouse. This action is subject to site plan approval from the Planning Commission.

The action includes a proposed amendment to the existing zoning regulations to permit an increase in density from a maximum of 11 units per acre to a maximum of 12 units per acre, as well as special permit approval from the Common Council and site plan and subdivision approval from the Planning Commission.

The Applicant has proposed an alternative that conforms to the existing WF-RD zoning of the site. This alternative would yield no more than 232 dwelling units in the townhouse style buildings with no elevator building. The project is bordered on the north by Requa Street, on the east by South Street, on the south by Travis Lane, and on the west by the Metro North Railroad tracks and associated railroad right of way, in the City of Peekskill.

Contact: Blanche Alter, City of Peekskill, City Hall, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, New York 10566, phone: (914) 734-4210.