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Notice Of Emergency Adoption

Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 13-0329, 13-0340-e, 13-0340-f, and 13-0343-a, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Re-adoption of regulations 6NYCRR Parts 40 and 44 relating to marine finfish. The adoption is effective 16 September 2002 and will appear in the NYS Register dated 2 October 2002.

For further information contact:
Alice Weber
205 N. Belle Meade Road, Suite 1
East Setauket, NY 11733
Telephone: 631-444-0435, E-mail: amweber@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Notice Of Public Meeting

The Nassau County Planning Commission (NCPC) will hold a public information meeting regarding the proposed conveyance of the Plant 5 parcel and the Plant 20 parcel that are located at the former Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant (NWIRP) in the Hamlet of Bethpage, New York. The Secretary of the Navy was authorized by the Department of Defense Act for fiscal year 1998 (PL 105-85, 1997 HR 1119, Sec. 2852) to convey the 109.5-acre NWIRP Bethpage property (identified as NWIRP No. 464) to Nassau County. The Plant 5 parcel refers to the 632,500 square foot research and engineering building, a Fire Pump House, a Sewage Pump House and Pump station, a Gas Repair Depot, and Production Well Pump Houses #5 and #6. The Plant 20 parcel consists of 4.5 acres of Navy-owned property, a 20,000 square foot vehicle service garage, a vehicle wash and a small shed.

The Department of the Navy prepared an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed federal action conveying the NWIRP property outside of federal control. This EIS was prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (PL 91-190; 42 USC 4321, et seq.); the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Regulations on Implementing NEPA Procedures (40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1500-1508); the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, as amended; the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation regulations implementing Section 106 of the NHPA (36 CFR Part 800; Protection of Historic Properties, as amended in 1999); and the Environmental and Natural Resources Manual Chief of Naval Operations Instruction (OPNAVINST) 5090.1B.

The Department of the Navy’s Final Environmental Impact Statement for the conveyance of the Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant was completed in November 2000. The Navy has issued its Finding of Suitability to Transfer (FOST) on the Plant 5 parcel and the Plant 20 parcel. As a result, the Department of the Navy will convey these two parcels to Nassau County on October 21, 2002. Once the Department of the Navy issues its Finding of Suitability to Transfer (FOST), the balance of the NWIRP facility will be transferred to Nassau County.

The Nassau County Planning Commission, acting on behalf of Nassau County, will hold a public information meeting regarding the property transfer on Thursday, September 26, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at the Nassau County Legislature Hearing Room located at 1 West Street, 5th floor, Mineola, New York, 11501.


Take Notice, that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Southampton on October 22, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York, to hear any and all persons either for or against a Local Law to amend Chapters 330-74 and 330-186 of the code of the Town of Southampton to increase the penalties for seasonal rental offenses.


Notice Of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Suffolk County - The Board of Education of the Hampton Bays Union Free School District, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Additions and Alterations at the Existing Hampton Bays elementary School and Construction of New Middle School at the Elementary School Site. Written comments on the DEIS will be accepted by the contact person listed until October 17, 2002 at 5:00 p.m. The action involves proposing additions and alterations to the existing Hampton Bays Elementary School and construction of a new Middle School at the Elementary School Site. The proposed work being considered at the Hampton Bays Elementary School includes interior space reconfiguration and expansion of cafeteria and kitchen; relocation or expansion of library; reconfiguration of classrooms; removal of portable classrooms; installation of additional parking spaces upon removal of portable classrooms; installation of parent drop-off area; relocation of playgrounds; modification of athletic fields to accommodate new middle school on-site; and installation of new roof. The proposed action also consists of the construction of a new Middle School with associated driveways, walkways, parking lots and athletic fields at the Elementary School site. The proposed new middle school building would be situated to the west of the elementary school building, in the area of the existing athletic fields. This new Middle School would accommodate grades 5 through 8. The additions and alterations, new construction and ultimate reorganization of grade levels are being proposed by the Board of Education to address projected increases in student enrollment and programmatic needs. The project is located at 72 Ponquogue Avenue, Hamlet of Hampton Bays, Town of Southampton.

Contact: Dr. J. Bruce McKenna, Hampton Bays Union Free School District, 86 East Argonne Road, Hampton Bays, New York 11946-1739, phone: (631) 723-2100.