ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The Town of Ellicottville Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendments to the Town of Ellicottville Zoning Ordinance will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves amendments to address the procedural and administrative aspects of the Town's Zoning Ordinance. The intent of the amendments is to make the ordinance consistent with the terminology and procedural requirements of New York State Law. The project is located in the Town of Ellicottville.

Contact: Carol Horowitz, Town Planner, 1 West Washington St., Ellicottville, NY 14731, phone: (716) 699-2240.


Erie County - The Village of Alden, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village-wide rezoning will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Local Law No. 21-2003 for the purpose of amending the zoning code and zoning map, Chapter 210 of the Code of the Village of Alden.

Contact: Joseph Czechowski, SEQR Officer, 13336 Broadway, Alden, NY 14004, phone: (716) 937-9216, Ext. 21.


Niagara County - The Town of Lewiston, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Municipal Golf Course/Residential Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the following facilities on approximately 250-acres located within the Town: an 18-hole public golf course including driving range, clubhouse, access road and parking lot on approximately 210-acres; and an approximately 80 lot residential subdivision consistent with R-1 residential zoning on approximately 40-acres. The project is bounded by Pletcher Road to the north, Creek Road to the east, Robert Moses Parkway to the west, and Lewistowne Park Subdivision to the south in the Town of Lewiston, Niagara County.

Contact: Robert P. Lannon, Jr., P.E., Town Engineer, O'Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc., Suite 301, 5500 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, phone: (716) 634-7644, fax: (716) 634-7250.

Positive Declaration and Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed may have a significant adverse environmental impact and has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Rezoning and Development of the Proposed Village Park Business Center, Phase II. The Town Board will hold a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement at 6:30 PM on Thursday, February 20, 2003 at the Amherst Town Hall, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221. The Project involves the rezoning and development of 22± acres for the proposed Village Park Business Center, Phase II, from Community Facilities (CF) and Multi-Family Residential District Seven (MFR-7) to Office Building (OB). The subject property is located on the north side of Main Street, approximately 2000 feet east of its intersection with Youngs Road. The proposed Village Park Phase II will be an expansion of the existing Phase I development and located directly north of it. The proposed Phase II development plan includes 271,000 sq. ft. of office space organized within several multi-story office buildings, the precise location and size of which will be determined at the site plan stage. Access to the site will be primarily provided via the existing Main Street entrance to Village Park, with secondary access provided via the existing Amherst Hills Tennis Club driveway on Sheridan Drive.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Planning Director, Planning Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051 fax: (716) 631-7153, e-mail: planning@amherst.ny.com

Notice of Acceptance of Draft Generic EIS and Public Hearing

Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Amherst Bicentennial Comprehensive Plan. The Town Board will hold a public hearing on the DGEIS and the Draft Comprehensive Plan at 7:30 PM on Monday, March 3, 2003 at the Amherst Town Hall, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221. The action is the proposed adoption of the Town of Amherst Bicentennial Comprehensive Plan to guide the Town’s development through the year 2020. The Plan is the product of a two-year planning effort and establishes goals and policies related to several town-wide elements: Land Use and Development, Natural and Cultural Resources, Economic Development, Transportation, Infrastructure, Housing and Neighborhoods, and Community Facilities and Services. Following adoption of the Comprehensive Plan, the Town’s Development Regulations will be revised for conformance with the Plan. The project is located in the Town of Amherst.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Planning Director, Planning Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051 fax: (716) 631-7153, e-mail: planning@amherst.ny.com

Notice of Completion of Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Erie County - The Town of Grand Island, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Ransom Estates Parkland Plaza (Woods Creek Center) Project. The action involves construction of single-family dwelling units on 160 acres and construction of 50,000 square feet of commercial and retail space on 16 acres, for a total project size of 176 acres. The FSEIS reviews impacts from the changes in the proposed project consisting of construction of two out parcels including a neighborhood convenience store with gasoline pumps, rather than one 50,000 sq. ft. commercial/retail building. The total size of the project is unchanged. The residential portion of the project (160 acres) is unchanged. The project is located on the northwest corner of Ransom and Stony Point Road, Grand Island.

Contact: John W. Phillips, Town Engineering Department, 2255 Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY 14072; (716) 773-9600.