ENB - REGION 8 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Orleans County - The Village of Medina, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Medina Utility Infrastructure Improvements (Sanitary & Water) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves NYSDOT proposed reconstruction & rehabilitation of NYS Routes 31, 31A, 63, 31/63 Overlap and 63/31E Overlap within the Village limits. With significant highway improvements proposed the existing Sanitary Sewer system & Water distribution system have been investigated and evaluated and are in need of replacement and/or enhancement. There is concern regarding construction-related impacts to these underground utilities as well as future and increased maintenance related activities within a newly constructed highway corridor. In general 12,395 LF of existing Sanitary Sewer is recommended to be lined and 4,475 LF of Sanitary Sewer will be replaced in the same location. The upgrades to the water distribution system consists of approximately 21,000 LF of watermain that will be replaced either within the existing / proposed pavement section and/or beneath the proposed sidewalk. Proposed Watermain improvements are due to very poor pipe conditions, in which leakage exceeds 20% of the Village’s total potable water usage. The project will consolidate the Village’s Water Distribution System, which contains three or more water mains within any given area, balance the system, creating improved fire fighting capacity. The Utility improvement project limits will follow the State Highway project within the Village of Medina on NYS Routes 31, 31A, 63, 31/63 Overlap and 63/31E Overlap within the Village limits.

Contact: Paul Nowak, Village of Medina, City Hall, 600 Main Street, Village of Medina, Town of Ridgeway, New York 14103, phone: (585) 798-1790, fax: 585.798-5018.


Orleans County - The Town of Murray, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law No. 1 of the Year 2002 - Amending Local Law No. 3 of the Year 1997 entitled Regulating Telecommunication Facilities in the Town of Murray will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of Local Law No. 1 of the Year 2002 which will amend Local Law No. 3 of the Year 1997 entitled "Regulating Telecommunication Facilities in the Town of Murray. Local Law No. 3 of the Year 1997 will be amended as follows: (1) the non-refundable special permit application fee will increase from $100 to $500; and (2) the fall zone set back for telecommunication facilities from the Erie Canal will be reduced from 5000 feet to 1500 feet. The project is located in the Town of Murray.

Contact: Henry Lehning, Murray Town Hall, 3840 Fancher Road, Holley, New York 14470, phone: (585) 638-6570.


Positive Declaration And Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Monroe County - The Town Board of the Town of Brighton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 2002 Open Space Acquisition and Development Plan may have a significant adverse impact on the environmental and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 11, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester. Comments will be accepted until September 26, 2002. The action involves the acquisition and development of up to 312 acres of land for passive and active recreation. The subject parcels that may be acquired and/or developed as parkland are located throughout the Town of Brighton.

Contact: Thomas Low, Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, rochester, NY 14618, phone: (585) 784-5225.


Notice Of Acceptance of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Monroe County - The Planning Board of the Village of Honeoye Falls, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed West Main Street Development. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on September 19, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. at the Honeoye Falls- Mendon Ambulance Facility. Comments will be accepted until September 29, 2002. The action involves the applicants requesting site plan approval for development of 90 acres of land, presently used as agricultural land for commercial/industrial development. The project is located on Main Street, in the Village of Honeoye Falls.

Contact:Sheila Coleman, Planning Board of the Village of Honeoye Falls, 5 East Street, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472, phone: (585) 624-1711.


Notice Of Acceptance of Supplemental Final EIS

Wayne County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has accepted a Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Crusoe Audubon Center at Montezuma. The action involves the construction of a 6,000 square foot educational facility, nature trails, boardwalk, and observation platform through a restored wetland. Also included are parking facilities and an outdoor shelter. The project site is located west of Rt. 89 approximately one mile north of the hamlet of Savannah. The Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement is available for review at the NYSDEC Region 8 Office at 6274 East Avon Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414 and at the Town of Savannah Town Hall, North Main Street, Savannah, NY 13146.

Contact: Robert Shearer, New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, Region 8 Office, 6274 E. Avon-Lima Rd., Avon, NY 14414, phone: (585) 226-5400.