ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Meeting Notice

Health Research Science Board Committee on Access to Pesticide Registry and Pesticide Application Information.

The Health Research Science Board hereby gives notice that a meeting of the Health Research Science Board Committee on Access to Pesticide Registry and Pesticide Application Information will be held on Thursday, November 13, 2003 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Conference Room 2 of the New York State Department of Health’s offices at Flanigan Square, 547 River Street, Troy, New York. The Committee will consider the application for confidential pesticide registry and pesticide application information from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

This meeting is open to the public. Members of the public wishing to attend are asked to call Agnes Woitovich (518-402-7511).

There will be a videoconference link from the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, East Building Room 3-82, 1425 Madison Avenue in New York City. There is limited seating at this site, and a picture I.D. is required for access. To attend at the Mt. Sinai site notice must be provided by Monday, November 10, 2003 to Agnes Woitovich (518-402-7511). Members of the public who can’t be accommodated at the Mt. Sinai video site will be referred to the Troy meeting site.

Contact: Agnes Woitovich (518-402-7511), New York State Department of Health, Flanigan Square, 547 River Street, Troy, New York 12180-2216.


Public Notice

Notice of hereby given that the New York State Office of General Services has declared that 171-175 Washington Ave. located in the City of Albany, County of Albany, is no longer useful for State program purposes and has been declared abandoned to the Commissioner of General Services for sale or other disposition as unappropriated State land. This abandonment was approved October 20, 2003.

Contact: Thomas A. Pohl, Office of General Services, Legal Services, 41st Floor, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242, phone: (518) 474-8831, fax: (518) 473-4973.


Negative Declaration

Columbia County - The Town of Claverack, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Claverack Local Law # 8 of 2003 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Local Law # 8 of 2003 proposed by the Town Board to amend the Claverack Zoning Law in regard to Mines and Mining Operations, creating an approved mining overlay district. The project is located in the Town of Claverack, Columbia County.

Contact: Robert J. Fitzsimmons, Town of Claverack, P.O. Box 77, 441 East Allen Street, Hudson, NY 12534, phone: (518) 828-1521, fax: (518) 828-2420, email fitzsimmons@ccslawfirm.com


Columbia County - The The Town of Claverack, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Claverack Local Law # 9 of 2003 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Local Law # 9 of 2003 proposed by the Town Board to amend the Claverack Zoning Law in regard to Professional Home Occupations and Home Occupations creating one category of home occupations with amended regulations. The project is located in the Town of Claverack, Columbia County.

Contact: Robert J. Fitzsimmons, Town of Claverack, P.O. Box 77, 441 East Allen Street, Hudson, NY 12534, phone: (518) 828-1521, fax: (518) 828-2420, email: fitzsimmons@ccslawfirm.com


Columbia County - The The Town of Claverack, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Claverack Local Law # 10 of 2003 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Local Law # 10 of 2003 proposed by the Town Board to amend the Claverack Zoning Law in regard to Highway Commercial, Commercial Industrial Park Zones and Lot Areas for Village residences. The project is located in the Town of Claverack, Columbia County.

Contact: Robert J. Fitzsimmons, Town of Claverack, P.O. Box 77, 441 East Allen Street, Hudson, NY 12534, phone: (518) 828-1521, fax: (518) 828-2420, email: fitzsimmons@ccslawfirm.com


Positive Declaration

Albany County - The Albany City School District Board of Education, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Albany City School District Facilities Improvement Projects may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the Outdoor Athletic Facilities Master Plan, High School Master Plan, Academy Park Master Plan and the Operations Master Plan. The project is located in the City of Albany.

Contact: Michael Johnson, Albany City School District Board of Education, Academy Park, Albany, NY 12207, phone: (518) 462-7100.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Schenectady County - The Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Canal Square Corridor Redevelopment Projects. The action consists of a series of development and redevelopment projects in the “Canal Square” section of Schenectady, an area generally consisting of the State Street corridor between Broadway and Clinton Streets. The proposed Projects include the following:

The Expansion of the Proctor’s Theatre facilities, both within the existing theater and into parts of the adjoining former Carl Company building, including the renovation of a portion of the Carl Company building for offices, dressing rooms, a 500 seat theater and space for specialty retail and services;

The Construction of a new 12-screen movie theater, “Diamond Cinema”, in the southwest corner of State and Clinton Streets;

The Construction of a four-story office building on the corner of State Street and Broadway on the former Hough Building site, which was demolished in 2002. This office building will also incorporate the adjoining 5-story Witbeck Building; The Construction of a three-story office building on the southeast corner of Hamilton and Broadway;

The renovation of existing buildings including the Cramer Building, and three commercial structures at 420, 422 and 426 State Street;

The former Canal Square courtyard, will be converted to a service court;

The construction of three additional office buildings consisting of approximately 90,000 square feet, 86,000 square feet, and 64,500 square feet, respectively;and

The construction of one or more parking garages with a capacity of at least 840 parking spaces.

The project is located in the section of the City of Schenectady known as “Canal Square” generally consisting of State Street corridor between Broadway and Clinton Streets plus the blocks bounded by State Street, Clinton Street, Hamilton Street and Broadway.

Contact: Jayme Lahut, Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority, 433 State Street, Schenectady, New York 12305, phone: (518) 377-1109.