ENB - REGION 7 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Draft Negative Declaration and Public Hearing

Broome County - The Town Board of the Town of Maine, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed A Local Law of the Town of Maine Amending the Town of Maine Zoning Ordinance(Double Wide Houses in the Rural Residential R-R District and in the Residential District R-1)(hereinafter "Proposed Local Law") will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. Comments on the Draft Negative Declaration will be accepted until December 20, 2002. A public hearing is scheduled to be held on December 10, 2002 at 7:00 PM, at the Maine Town Hall, 12 Lewis Street, Maine, NY. The action involves adoption by the Town Board of the Town of Maine of the Proposed Local Law. The Proposed Local Law (1) adds a definition of the term "double wide house" (2) amends a portion of the definition of the term "mobile home" so that the term "mobile home" does not include a double wide house, and (3) allows double wide houses as uses permitted by right in the Rural Residential R-R District and in the Residential District R-1. The project is located in the Town of Maine.

Contact: Theodore Woodward, Supervisor of the Town of Maine, Maine Town Hall. 12 Lewis Street, PO Box 336, Maine, NY 13802 phone: (607)862-3334, fax: (607) 862-4057, e-mail: spearis@aol.com

Negative Declaration

Tompkins County - The Town of Ithaca Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Burns Road Water Main Extension will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves authorization and installation of approximately 1800 +/- feet of new eight-inch diameter water main, located on the west end of Burns Road, and connected to the existing water main on Coddington Road. The current zoning in the proposed service area is R-30 Residence and CD Conservation District. Owners of several of the existing residences, including a child day care center, have requested the extension of the public water to their properties because of significant water quality and quantity problems, including high concentrations of iron and sulfur and significant amounts of natural gas. All of the properties that would be served by this water main extension are situated in County Agricultural District No. 1. The project is located on the west end of Burns Road, Town of Ithaca.

Contact: Jonathan Kanter, AICP, Director of Planning, 215 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850, phone: (607) 273-1747, fax: (607) 273-1704, e-mail: jkanter@town.ithaca.ny.us

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Tompkins County - The City of Ithaca Planning and Development, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed City of Ithaca Downtown Development Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 5, 2002, at 6:00 p.m. in City of Ithaca, Common Council Chambers, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, New York. Comments on the Draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until Friday, December 20, 2002. The action involves site plan approval for the proposed City of Ithaca Downtown Development Project. The action pending is the Site Plan Approval for the Downtown Development Mixed Use Project located in the City of Ithaca. The conceptual site plan is a combined project that includes a 115± room hotel, a 250± seat conference center, 90,000± SF of office space, 34,500±SF of retail space, 200± units of housing, an inter-modal transportation center, and two parking structures containing a combined total of approximately 1790± parking spaces. The current plan proposed for the corner of East Seneca and Tioga Street is a combined hotel and office building with a conference center and approximately 6,500± SF of ground floor retail. On East Green Street the applicant proposes to demolish the existing city owned Green Street Parking Garage and replace it with a new, larger parking structure with retail space on the ground floor of the building. The current plan proposes one additional parking structure on the existing City owned surface parking lot south of the Tompkins County Library, with ground floor retail and creek-side housing. On the city owned surface parking lot east of the Library, ground floor retail and creek-side housing are also proposed. The project is located on the corner of East Seneca and Tioga Streets; corner of South Cayuga and East Green Streets, City of Ithaca.

Contact: JoAnn Cornish, Deputy Director of Planning and Development, City of Ithaca, Department of Planning and Development, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, New York 14850, phone: (607) 274-6550; fax: (607) 274-6558.