ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

        
Completed Applications Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Amy L. Smith, Esq.
33 Saranac Ave.
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: John L. Quinn

Application No.: 2001-39

Project Title: Uihlein Trust/National Sports Academy/Cornell University

Location: West side of Bear Cub Road in the Town of North Elba, Essex County.

Comment Period Ends: January 2, 2003

Project Description: Uihlein Trust proposes to convey a 592 acre parcel of land known as Heaven Hill Farm containing three preexisting dwellings and several agricultural use structures to National Sports Academy (NSA) on which NSA proposes to relocate its school campus. The school campus will consist of several new public/semi-public buildings involving both remodeling/relocating existing buildings and the construction of new buildings. The project involves a total of four phases. Final approval is sought at this time for only Phase 1 which will consist of converting an existing dwelling into the school headmaster residence and meeting rooms, converting another existing dwelling into an admissions office, relocating a third dwelling, pole barn and shop, construction of a building to house classrooms, student center and kitchen, construction of a dormitory building, creation of a skating pond, construction of a soccer field, roads, parking and sidewalks, installation of an on-site wastewater treatment and water supply facilities, and use of two barns for storage and training space. Subsequent phases will include an arts and sciences building, a human resource center, additional dormitory space, a library, a gymnasium, additional maintenance buildings, ski trails, staff housing duplexes, two new single family homes, and an ice rink. Approximately 30 acres will be affected by the overall development. The applicants also seek after-the-fact approval for the conveyance of a 0.77 acre lot containing a preexisting potato storage barn and a 197 acre forest lot to Cornell University. No new land use or development is proposed on these two lots.


Applicant: Virginia Brandreth
400 Loud Road
Fairport NY 14450

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: John L. Quinn

Application No.: 2002-202

Project Title: Brandreth Park Association

Location: North side of Brandreth Lake in the Town of Long Lake, Hamilton County.

Comment Period Ends: January 2, 2003

Project Description: The action involves a subdivision into sites for a total of up to 11 single family dwellings and a boat storage building. Building sites will continue to remain under the ownership of the Brandreth Park Association and the dwellings will be constructed only by members of that Association. All proposed building sites are to be clustered on the north side of Brandreth Lake adjacent to and within a complex of existing camps. Final approval is sought for only two single family dwellings at this time. All proposed dwellings are to be served by on-site wastewater treatment and water supply facilities.


Applicant: John and Dorothy Seagle
193 Westchester Drive
Delmar, NY 12054

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

Contact: Thomas E. Saehrig

Application No.: 2002-250

Project Title: John and Dorothy Seagle

Location: Town of Schroon, Essex County on the north and south sides of Charlie Hill Road.

Comment Period Ends: January 2, 2002

Project Description: Applicants propose a five-lot subdivision to convey Lot 1, a 10 acre parcel; to lease Lot 2, a 2 acre parcel; lease Lot 3, a 5 acre parcel; retain Lot 4, a 55 acre parcel; and retain Lot 5, a 448 acre lot. The purpose of the subdivision is to deed and lease portions of the property containing existing buildings used by the Oscar Seagle Association, a non-profit organization currently operating a music camp on the project site. Two additional principal building rights will be allocated to the 10 acre parcel, therefore reducing the principal building rights associated with the retained 448 acre parcel by 2 principal building rights.

Positive Declaration

Saratoga County - The Town of Greenfield Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed TVI Communications Tower may have a significant adverse environmental impact and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the construction of a 185 ft. monopole communications tower, 100 ft. by 85 ft. crushed stone tower yard with chain link security fencing, 12 ft. wide gravel access drive within a 25 ft. wide utility easement and all necessary utilities and connecting appurtenances with space for six co-located wireless carriers on an approximately 1.6 acre site in a Rural Residential zoning district. The project is located on South Greenfield Road, Town of Greenfield.

Contact: Gary Dake, Chairman, Town of Greenfield Town Hall, Planning and Zoning Office, PO Box 10, Greenfield Center, NY 12833, phone: (518) 893-7432.

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Franklin, Hamilton and St. Lawrence Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed Completion of the Unit Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for the Bog River Unit. The action involves the completion of a UMP/EIS for the Bog River Unit. The Plan includes management actions for the Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest, Lows Lake Primitive Area, Hitchins Pond Primitive Area, and the Conifer Easement Lands. Proposed actions include: construction of recreational trails which may require crossing wetlands, construction of additional campsites and parking lots, and restriction of floatplane and motor boat use on portions of the unit. The project is located in the Towns of Colton, Piercefield, Long Lake and Altamont.

Contact: Pat Whalen, NYS DEC, 6739 US Highway 11, Potsdam, NY 13676, phone: (315) 265-3090.

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Clinton, Essex and Warren Counties - The New York State Department of Transportation, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adirondack Northway Motorist-Aid Call Box Replacement Project. The action involves the replacement of the existing sixty-four (64) motorist-aid call boxes between Interchange 26 and Interchange 35. Each call box will be supported by a new wireless-based infrastructure that includes thirty-three (33), brown, steel antenna poles, each thirty-eight feet (38) in height. A grouping of equipment cabinets will accompany each antenna pole, housing transmitting and receiving equipment and connecting the pole to commercial electrical and telephone services. Each antenna pole can provide co-location opportunities for up to three (3) additional wireless service providers, minimizing the need for additional towers along the corridor. The project is located between Interchange 26 and Interchange 35 on Interstate 87, the Adirondack Northway in the Towns of Schroon, North Hudson, Lewis, Chesterfield, Peru, Chester and Elizabethtown and the Counties of Essex, Clinton and Warren.

Contact: Mark Kennedy, New York State Department of Transportation, Region 1 Headquarters, 84 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208, e-mail: mkennedy@gw.dot.state.ny.us