ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Negative Declaration

Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed New York City’s Watershed Protection Program In Support Of Renewal Of Its Filtration Avoidance Determination For Catskill And Delaware System will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) is proposing to revise and enhance its Watershed Protection Program for the Catskill and Delaware Water Supply System (accessible on NYCDEP’s website at http://nyc.gov/html/dep/html/fadplan.html). The purpose of the watershed protection program is to protect and improve existing water quality in the Catskill and Delaware water supply system by engaging in or funding various activities that serve protective and/or remedial water quality functions in the watershed. This program also allows New York City to avoid the high cost of filtering a majority of its potable water supply by qualifying for filtration avoidance under regulations administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). The project is located at New York City's Upstate Watersheds.

Contact: Diane M. McCarthy, AICP, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor, Flushing, NY 11373, phone: 718-595-6443, fax: 718-595-4479, Email: dianemc@dep.nyc.gov


Orange County - The Village of Warwick Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposal by Laurie Davey dba Harvest Moon will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a change in Tenancy and/or occupancy of a Commercial Use. The project is located at 2 Oakland Avenue, Village of Warwick.

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


Ulster County - The Saugerties Central School Board of Education, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Referendum to be placed before school district voters to approve a $62,175,000.00 capital project for improvements to school district facilities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves several schools in the district: L. Cahill Elementary School located at 154 Main Street, Saugerties involves building renovations and the construction of a 2,000 sq. ft. classroom addition at the third floor of the existing building. Interior renovations are planned for areas throughout the building. Mt. Marion Elementary School located on Glasco Turnpike, Saugerties involves building renovations and the construction of a 1,900 sq. ft. classroom addition to the existing building. Interior renovations are planned for areas throughout the building. Site work for the project is limited to a new parent drop-off loop with twenty car parking spaces. Junior/Senior High School located on Washington Avenue Extension, Saugerties involves building renovations and the construction of a 158,000 sq. ft. addition to the existing building to accommodate fifth through eighth grade students. Interior renovations are planned for areas throughout the building. Site work for the project includes the relocation of playing fields, a reconfiguration of the existing bus drop off loop at the main entry, and a parking lot expansion of 100 spaces. Grant D. Morse Elementary School located at 70 Harry Wells Road, Saugerties involves building renovations and the addition of an accessible elevator to the existing building. Interior renovations are planned for areas throughout the building. Riccardi Elementary School located at 70 Plenty Street, Glasco involves building renovations and a 2,600 sq. ft. classroom addition to the existing building. The proposed project also includes the expansion of an existing parking lot.

Contact: Michael J. Singleton, Ed.D., Acting Superintendent of Schools, Saugerties Central Schools, Call Box A, Saugerties, NY 12477.

Positive Declaration

Ulster County - The Town of Lloyd Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Pleasant View Subdivision may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves 51-lot subdivision application with individual wells an sewage disposal systems, and 6355 linear feet of new road on a 101.8+/- acre parcel in the Town's Agricultural Zoning District. The site is a former apple orchard, located adjacent to the Black Creek, that contains numerous federal jurisdictional wetlands. Access to the site will be from two entrances onto Station Road. The project requires Subdivision Approval from the Town of Lloyd Planning Board and several approvals from other agencies, including a variance for sewer and water facilities from the Ulster County Health Department for the number of lots permitted without community water and sewer. The project is located on Station Road and South Street, Town of Lloyd.

Contact: Sandy Avampato, Board Secretary, Town of Lloyd Planning Board, 12 Church Street, Highland, NY 12528, phone: (845) 691-7167 x21, fax: (845) 691-2732, e-mail: tlpzsand@nysnet.net

Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS and Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town of East Fishkill Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hopewell Hamlet Sewer District Draft Generic EIS. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on October 10, 2002 and October 24, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. at the East Fishkill Town Hall, 330 Route 376. The creation of the Hopewell Hamlet Sewer District involves the construction of a wastewater collection system and a wastewater treatment plant to serve the existing commercial properties within the hamlet as well as enable developers of proposed residential developments to connect their subdivisions to the facility. The project is located at Route 376, East Fishkill.

Contact: Peter Idema, Supervisor, 330 Route 376, East Fishkill, NY 12533, phone: (845) 221-4303, fax: (845) 227-6725.


Westchester County - The Town of Greenburgh Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Replacement Building Site Plans and Long-Term Master Plan for the Hackley School. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on October 23, 2002 at 7:15 p.m. at Town Hall, 320 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford. Comments on the Draft GEIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person up to ten days following the close of the public hearing. The action involves the development of a new, approximately 64,000 sq. ft. middle school/science building; an addition to the existing lower school building; and related landscaping, parking and site access improvements. The project encompasses a 285-acre site on the north side of Benedict Avenue, in the northwestern section of the Town of Greenburgh.

Contact: Mark T. Stellato, AICP, Commissioner, Department of Community Development and Conservation, Town Hall, 320 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523, phone: (914) 993-1505.

Extension of Public Comment Period

Rockland County - The Rockland County Sewer District No. 1, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Western Ramapo Wastewater Treatment Plant. Extension for Public Comment Period has been Postponed from: October 7, 2002 to October 24, 2002.

Please see our previous submittal published on September 4, 2002 for additional information, including a description of the project.

Contact: Ronald C. Delo, P.E., Executive Director, 4 Route 340, Orangeburg, NY 10962, phone: (845) 365-6111.

Notice of Acceptance of Final Generic EIS

Sullivan County - The Town of Bethel Town Board and Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Performing Arts Center Development District. The action involves the creation of a new zoning district in the Town of Bethel to be known as the “PA Performing Arts Center Development District” and related actions including special use permit and site plan approval to facilitate implementation of a Performing Arts center Planned Development within the PA District. The action involves approximately 635 acres generally bounded by West Shore road to the north, NYS Route 17B to the south, the Starpath Farm to the west and the Gabriel Farm to the east.

Contact: Allan C. Scott, Town Supervisor or Herman Bressler, Planning Board Chairman, 3454 Rt. 55, Box 300, White Lake, NY 12786, phone: (845) 583-4350, fax: (845) 583-4710.