ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Notice Of Extension Of Public Comment Period

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), as lead agency, with the concurrence of the applicant has agreed to extend the public comment period for all interested individuals until June 24, 2002. This change will necessitate that the date for the distribution of the final scope of issues be moved back to July 3, 2002.

IMPORTANT DATES:

June 24, 2002 - Close of public comment on the draft scope of issues
July 3, 2002 - DEC, as Lead Agency, distributes final scope to project sponsor, involved agencies, and interested parties.

APPLICANT: Nelson Pompa
Coy Road Quarry
DEC Project No.: 5-4134-00112/00001

PROJECT LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION: The proposed quarry is located in the Town of Greenfield, 4,000 feet north of the existing Pompa Brothers Inc. sand and gravel mine on Coy Road. The site is located east of Lake Desolation Road, north of Coy Road, west of Ridge Road and south of vacant land purported to be owned by Finch Pruyn and Company. The applicant, Nelson Pompa proposes to begin quarrying of gniess/quartzite/diabase on 237.7 acres of an 1800 acre parcel. An on-site processing facility (crushing and screening) will produce material that will be transported off-site. A more detailed description of the project can be found at the following location http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/enb2002/20020508/not5.html

NOTICE DATE: May 30, 2002

CONTACT PERSON: George D. Casey
NYSDEC
232 Hudson Street PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885-0220
(518) 623-1281


Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Frank and Elizabeth Mezzano
P. O. Box 763
Lake Pleasant, New York 12108
Phone: (518) 548-5204

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Virginia Yamrick

Application No.: 2002-112

Project Title: Frank and Elizabeth Mezzano

Location: Fish Mountain Road, Town of Lake Pleasant, Hamilton County

Comment Period Ends: June 27, 2002

Project Description: The applicants propose a new tourist accommodation involving the use of their existing single family dwelling as a bed and breakfast. Two existing bedrooms will be rented year-round.


Negative Declaration

Washington County - The Town of Fort Edward, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Fort Edward Water District No. 2 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves establishment of the Fort Edward Water District No. 2 ("The District") for the purpose of delivering water purchased from the Village of Fort Edward to several properties located along Route 4.

Contact: Merrilyn Pulver, Town of Fort Edward Town Hall, 118 Broadway, Fort Edward, New York 12828, phone: (518) 747-6563.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Essex County - The Town Board of the Town of Essex, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan, Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, Zoning Law, Waterways and Harbor Management Law. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 25 and July 16, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at Essex Fire Hall, Route 22, Essex, New York. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until July 27, 2002. The action is legislative and includes the adoption, by the Town Board of Essex, of a proposed Comprehensive Plan (entitled, "Essex New York, A Comprehensive Plan" and dated January 2001), the Town of Essex Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (dated January 2002), the Town of Essex Zoning Law (dated March 18, 2002), and the Town of Essex Waterways and Harbor Management Law (dated March 20, 2002). The adoption of the aforementioned plans and regulations actually constitute four separate legislative acts that are being considered together for purposes of SEQRA review since they are all interrelated. The action is Town-wide and thereby affects all land and water within the municipal boundaries of the Town of Essex. The Town of Essex is located on Lake Champlain within the Adirondack Park, in the County of Essex, New York.

Contact: Suzanne Perley, Town of Essex, P. O. Box 355, Essex, New York 12936, phone: (518) 963-4287.


Saratoga County - The Planning Board of Saratoga Springs, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Excelsior Park. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 20, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall, 3rd Floor, 474 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until July 1, 2002. The action involves the issuance of a special permit and other development approvals required for a mixed-use development on a 55 acre parcel. The proposed development could contain up to 163,000 square feet of commercial space and up to 270 residential units. The project is located at 264 Excelsior Avenue, Saratoga Springs, New York.

Contact: Geoff Bornemann, City Hall, 474 Broadway, Room 10, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866, phone: (518) 587-3550.