ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

        
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Positive Declaration

Orange County The Planning Board of the Town of Newburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Drury Heights may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves an initially cluster subdivision and a convention plan for 169 single family residences. New regulations will determined the actual number of lots possible. Also, since 1994, the Drury Lane Interchange on Route 84 was finalized which will make the project's access road a cul-de-sac. All traffic will access out to Durury Lane and then head north to the existing Route 17K traffic signal. Emergency access through a potential subdivision to the north known as Exeter is also anticipated. The original property owner proposed a cluster plan at the planning board's request. The new owner refined the cluster plan, but did not want to cluster the project. The planning board saw a few iterations of the cluster plan but the lack of usable open space caused them to believe the custers, as proposed, would be of little or no benefit to the residents or town in order for them to support such a layout. The project is located on Drury Lane (CR 54) southeast of Route 17K and west of Colden Park, Town of Newburgh.

Contact: Norma Jacobsen, Town of Newburgh Planning Board, 308 Gardnertown Road, Newburgh, New York 12550.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Monroe, as lead agency, has accepted a Generic Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Rye Hill Road Area. A public hearing on the Generic Draft EIS will be held on October 29, 2002, at 7:30 p.m. at the Mombasha Firehouse, 526 Route 17M, Monroe, New York. Comments will be accepted until ten days after the close of the public hearing. The action involves the consideration of specified common areas of impact resulting from multiple subdivisions totaling 349 lots, located in the Rye Hill Road area of the Town of Monroe and the Village of Monroe. The subdivisions are at different stages in the subdivision review process, but the Town of Monroe Planning Board found it necessary to evaluate certain shared cumulative impacts of these multiple pending subdivisions, and therefore required the preparation of a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate traffic, drainage, groundwater and planning impacts for the cumulated subdivisions. Subdivisions studied in the DGEIS included Alpine (10 lots), Polak (49 lots), Leva (19 lots), Shea Meadows (50 lots), Eagle Ridge (42 lots), Weiss (4 lots) and Rye Hill Estates (6 lots) in the Town of Monroe, and Woodroe (62 lots) and Alex Smith III (107 lots) in the Village of Monroe.

This DGEIS addresses only the specified subject areas of traffic, drainage, groundwater and planning impacts, and does not replace the need for any site-specific determination or investigation for any component subdivision.

The document will be on file at Monroe Village Hall and Monroe Town Hall, and also Monroe Free Library.

Contact: Pat Malanaphy, Town of Monroe Planning Board, Town Hall 11-13 Stage Road Monroe, New York 10950, phone:(845) 783-1900 ext. 233.


Notice of Acceptance Of Generic Final EIS

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of East Fishkill, as lead agency, has accepted a Generic Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan and Proposed Local Laws "A" through "N" of 2002 to Implement the Plan. The action involves the adoption of a new Comprehensive Plan under Town Law 272-a and the proposed adoption of certain local laws A through N which would implement the plan. The project is located throughout the Town.

Contact: Peter Idema, Town of East Fishkill, Town Hall, 330 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, New York 12533, phone: (845) 221-4303 or (845) 221-9191, fax: (845) 227-6725.


Notice of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Sullivan County - The Town Board and the Planning Board of the Town of Bethel, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Performing Arts Center Development District. The action involves 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 project is located 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: Alan C. Scott or Herman Bressler, Town Hall, 3454 Route 55, White Lake, New York 12786