ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Board of Education of the Rhinebeck Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rhinebeck Central School District Facilities Expansion Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves:

1. Construction of a 8,250 square foot building expansion at the Livingston Elementary School, including related utility improvements, driveway access improvements, parking lot expansion (approximately 29 new spaces), and relocation/expansion of outdoor recreation fields and facilities, and

2. Construction of a 61,000 square foot building expansion at the Rhinebeck Middle School/High School, including related utility improvements, driveway access improvements, parking lot expansion (approximately 44 new spaces), and expansion of outdoor recreation fields and facilities. The project is located at the Rhinebeck Central School District Facilities at Livingston Elementary School and Middle School/High School, Village of Rhinebeck.

Contact: - Joseph Phelan, Rhinebeck Central School District, North Park Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572, phone: (845) 871-5520.


Orange County - The Common Council of the City of Middletown, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of a New Pilot/Package Water Treatment Plant, at the existing City of Middletown Water Treatment Site will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves a new building to house the Water Treatment Plant and yard piping. The project is located in the Town of Wallkill, at the City of Middletown Owned Water Treatment Plant Site.

Contact: Louis Ogden, DPW, 16 James Street, Middletown, NY 10940, phone: (845) 343-3169.


Orange County - The Village Board of the Village of Goshen, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant Re-construction will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a replacement 2.0 MGD WWTP. The project is located on Cypress Road.

Contact: Scott Wohl, Goshen Village Board, 276 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924, phone: (845) 294-6750.


Westchester County - The Board of Legislators of Westchester County, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Willson's Woods Pool Modernization will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves reconstruction of Willson's Woods Pool Complex to incorporate modern pool and water play facilities. The project involves the demolition and removal of the existing pool structure and adjoining concrete deck area. New water play facilities and support structures including a wave pool, wave pool building, children's play structure with children's pool, spray deck, two slide complex with run-out, two flume tube slides complex with pool, adjoining deck area and landscape planters. The project also involves the reconstruction of the existing filter room, realignment of pathways and repair of the existing fence. The project is located at 8 Bradford Road, City of Mount Vernon.

Contact: Claudia Ng Maxwell, 432 Michaelian Office Building, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: (914) 995-3530.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Rockland County - The Planning Board of the Village of Upper Nyack, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Courtyard At Upper Nyack may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on October 15, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. at the Village Hall, 328 North Broadway, Upper Nyack, NY. The action involves construction of eight commercial buildings totaling 54,000 s.f. of mixed use commercial space, in the OB zoning district. Ancillary site construction includes clearing and grading, installation of utilities, parking, retaining structures, drainage piping and structures including retention, courtyards and walkways. Project also requires a new access point to Route 9W. The project is located on the east side of NYS Route 9W, beginning approximately 85 feet south of Birchwood Avenue and fronting on Route 9W for approximately 1029 feet southerly. The parcel is bounded on the east by residential development on Wanamaker Lane.

Contact: Planning Board, Village of Upper Nyack, 328 North Broadway, Upper Nyack, NY 10960, phone: (845) 358-0084.


Westchester County - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Catskill/Delaware Ultraviolet Light Disinfection Facility may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on November 19, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall of Mount Pleasant, Court Room, One Town Hall Palza, Valhalla, New York.Writtennt comments will be accepted until December 5, 2003. The action involves the New York City Department of Environmental Protection proposing to design, construct, and place into operation an Ultraviolet Light (UV) Disinfection Facility (“the UV Facility”) for the Catskill/Delaware Water Supply System capable of disinfecting a maximum flow of 2,020 million gallons per day (mgd), with an average flow of 1,310 mgd. The project is being proposed to meet the water supply needs of the City of New York and lower Westchester County and to safeguard the City’s compliance with state and federal drinking water standards. The introduction of this additional disinfection “barrier” would significantly enhance the City’s water supply protection program.

The UV Facility is proposed on City-owned property (“the Eastview Site”) within the Towns of Mount Pleasant and Greenburgh, in Westchester County, New York. The property was purchased by the City of New York in the early and mid-1900s and the site was equipped with connections to the Delaware and Catskill Aqueducts in anticipation of the potential future need for a water treatment facility. The project is located in Mount Pleasant, New York adjacent to Walker Road and Route 100C/Grasslands Road.

Contact: Mark Page, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor Flushing, NY 11373, phone: (718) 595-4395, fax: (718) 595-4479, E-mail: mpage@dep.nyc.gov


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Kiryas Joel, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Catskill Aqueduct Connection. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on November 14, 2003 at 10:30 am at the Village Hall, 51 Forest Road, Monroe, NY. Written comments will be accepted until November 24, 2003. The project involves a water supply pipeline which will extend from the NYC Catskill Aqueduct connection in New Windsor, NY along Riley Rd, State Rt.94, Clove Rd., County Rt. 27, State Rt 208, and State Rt. 17 to its termination in the Village of Kiryas Joel, Orange County, NY.

Contact: Gedalye Szegedin, Village Clerk, PO Box 566, Monroe, NY 10950, phone: (845) 783-8300.


Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Bedford, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Bedford Park South. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 2, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of Bedford, Town Hall, 321 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, New York. The Public Comment Period ends 10 days after close of Public Hearing. The project involves a zoning amendment from R-2A Residence Two Acre District to EL Housing for the Elderly District. Bedford Park South is a proposed, 47-unit senior citizen development, with 37 market rate units and 10 middle-income, affordable units. The project is located at 28 McLain Street, Bedford, NY.

Contact: Jeffrey Osterman, Director of Planning, Town of Bedford, E-mail: Planning@BedfordNY.info


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Supplemental EIS

Putnam County - The Planning Board of the Town of Southeast, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Terravest International Corporate Park. The action involves 452,056 square feet of office/warehouse uses, 60 units of senior housing, and creation of a 15-acre town park. The project is located in the northwest portion of the Town of Southeast along International Blvd and Zimmer Road.

Contact: Laurie Fricchione, Town of Southeast, 67 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509, phone: (845) 279-7736.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Westchester County - The Planning Board of the City of New Rochelle, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Iona College East Campus Development Plan. Within the confines of its East Campus property, Iona College proposes to construct a new two-story student union building of 40,750 square feet, expand the Mulcahy Campus Center with a new two-story athletic facility of 44,154 square feet, expand Ryan Library with a two-story addition of 15,000 square feet, construct a 116-space parking lot off Beechmont Drive, and demolish several existing wood-frame structures. The project is located on the east side of North Avenue, along Hubert Place, President Street, and Beechmont Street, City of New Rochelle, New York.

Contact: Edward Lynch, Dept. of Development, City Hall, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801, phone: (914) 654-2183, fax: (914) 632-3626.