ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Jennifer Holderied
Golden Arrow Motel
150 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-3353

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

Contact: George Outcalt, Jr.

Application No.: Project 2003-164

Project Title: Golden Arrow Motel

Location: Main Street, Village of Lake Placid, Essex County

Comment Period Ends: October 2, 2003

Project Description: The project involves the construction of eight additional rooms on the fifth floor of the Golden Arrow Motel. The construction will be an infill between existing rooms and an existing clock tower. The new rooms will not change the overall height of the existing motel. The project also involves improvements to the existing stormwater management system on the project site.


Applicant: Emmett Hargett

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

Contact: George Outcalt, Jr.

Application No.: 2003-201

Project Title: Hargett

Location: Fisk Road, Town of Moriah, Essex County

Comment Period Ends: October 2, 2003

Project Description: The project involves the subdivision of the 62± acre site into three lots thereby creating a 17± acre lot (Lot 1), a 23± acre lot (Lot 2) and a 22± acre lot (Lot 3). One new single family dwelling utilizing the Town of Moriah Water supply and on-site wastewater treatment systems is proposed for each lot.


Applicant: Eric Kilgren, President
Leaveners Community Foundation Inc.
529 Ohio Street
Lawrence, KS 66044-2245

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

Contact: Thomas Saehrig

Application No.: 2002-240

Project Title: Eric Kilgren, President
Leaveners Community Foundation Inc.
529 Ohio Street
Lawrence, KS 66044-2245

Location: North side of New York State Route 22

Comment Period Ends: October 2, 2003

Project Description: Applicants propose a new tourist accommodation – to create a respite center for caregivers where overnight lodging/meals and recreation amenities will be offered. The facility will adaptively re-use existing buildings that will be renovated. The facility will have parking for 10 cars and be operated year-round, 7 days per week. Project site is partially within a state highway critical environmental area and within the regulated “river area” of the Boquet River, a designated “recreational river” in the New York State Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers System.


Applicant: Keith Tracy

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

Contact: Virginia Yamrick

Application No.: 2003-72

Project Title: Keith Tracy

Location: North side of Foster Johnson Road in the Town of Horicon, Warren County

Comment Period Ends: October 2, 2003

Project Description: The proposed project involves a four-lot residential subdivision involving wetlands. Three new single family dwellings with on-site water supply and on-site wastewater treatment systems are proposed, with one lot containing existing residential development.


Applicant: Town of Lake Pleasant
c/o John Vodron, Highway Superintendent
P.O. Box 799
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108

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

Contact: Virginia Yamrick

Application No.: 2002-284

Project Title: Town of Lake Pleasant
c/o John Vodron, Highway Superintendent
P.O. Box 799
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108

Location: Northern shoreline of the Sacandaga River in the Town of Lake Pleasant, Hamilton County

Comment Period Ends: October 2, 2003

Project Description: The proposed project involves placement of three 10 foot by 20 foot sections of corduroy road in wetlands for seasonal recreational snowmobile use.


Applicant: Peter E. Fay; Clark’s Snowmobile Rentals and Sales

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

Contact: Colleen C. Parker

Application No.: 2003-161

Project Title: Peter E. Fay; Clark’s Snowmobile Rentals and Sales

Location: New York State Route 28/30, Indian Lake, Hamilton County; Town of Indian Lake Tax Designation 56.017- 3 - 14.

Comment Period Ends: October 2, 2003

Project Description: Applicant proposes a new commercial use - snowmobile sales, rental and service business, in a preexisting structure accessed by NYS Routes 28/30. Project will use municipal water and on-site wastewater treatment system. The application involves 3.4± acres located within the Cedar River designated Recreational River area. The Agency is asked to approve 4,800± square feet of commercial space.


Applicant: Frank T. Rudolph, III,
The Stillwater Shop, Inc.
2590 Stillwater Road
Lowville NY 13367

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

Contact: John L. Quinn

Application No.: 2003-205

Project Title: The Stillwater Shop, Inc.

Location: Stillwater Road in the Town of Webb

Comment Period Ends: October 2, 2003

Project Description: The action involves a greater-than-25% expansion of a preexisting 30 foot by 57 foot two-story commercial use (general store, gift shop, gas station, boat rental and dairy bar business) by the construction of a 48 foot by 70 foot garage/storage addition with an attached 17 foot by 36 foot storage shed. An apartment (dwelling unit) is also contained in the preexisting commercial use building. An existing dock, located on lands owned by the Town and leased to the applicant, will continue to be used unchanged as part of the boat rental business. A free-standing 60 foot high triangular metal tower with antennas that serves both personal and business needs is also proposed. The business will continue to operate on a year-round basis, seven days per week, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Negative Declaration

Essex County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption and Implementation of the Dix Mountain Wilderness Area Unit Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption and implementation of a comprehensive unit management plan addressing use of and preservation of public lands. Actions include boundary line marking and maintenance, trail and parking lot construction, search and rescue operations, maintenance of existing facilities, public information and education and public use controls. The project is located in the Towns of Elizabethtown, Keene and North Hudson.

Contact: Kris Alberga, NYS DEC, PO Box 296, Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977.


Essex County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption and Implementation of the Giant Mountain Wilderness and Boquet River Primitive Areas Unit Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of a comprehensive unit management plan addressing use of and preservation of public lands. Actions include boundary line marking and maintenance, trail and parking lot construction, search and rescue operations, maintenance of existing facilities, public information and education, and public use controls. The project location is Adirondack Forest Preserve, Towns of Elizabethtown and Keene.

Contact: Kristofer A. Alberga, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, P.O. Box 296, Route 86, Ray Brook, NY12977, phone Number: (518) 897-1350.


Positive Declaration

Fulton and Hamilton Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption and Implementation of the Shaker Mountain Wild Forest Unit Management Plan and a Rivers System Land Management Plan for Parts of West Stony Creek may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Actions that may be proposed in the Shaker Mountain Wild Forest Unit Management Plan include the continuation of existing recreational uses and management programs, maintenance of existing structures and improvements, as well as addition of new uses, programs, structures and improvements. Existing uses that will be proposed for continuation include hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, trapping, cross-country skiing, all terrain bicycle riding, horseback riding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Programs conducted in support of recreational use that may be proposed for continuation include fish stocking, pond reclamation, and liming. Changes to recreational uses and structures or improvements that will be proposed include designation of roads as open for disabled access under CP-3 permit, closure or relocation of campsites which do not comply with the guidelines of the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan, construction of water access sites and new or expanded parking areas, expanded hiking opportunities on new trails, new camping opportunities at new campsites and proposed lean-tos.

Possible adverse impacts from implementation of the unit management plan may include temporary minor erosion, temporary increased siltation and stream bottom disturbance, increased recreational usage in certain areas and minor noise impacts during the construction of new facilities. The Shaker Mountain Wild Forest is located east of NYS Route 10 and Ferris Lake Wild Forest, south of Silver Lake Wilderness, west of the Great Sacandaga Lake and north of the Adirondack Park "blue line" boundary in the Towns of Northampton, Mayfield, Bleecker, Caroga, and Benson.

Contact: Thomas Kapelewski, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, P.O. Box 1316, Northville, NY 12134, phone: (518) 863-4545 ext. 3005.