ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Enlarged City School District of Middletown Board of Education, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Enlarged City School District of Middletown Capital Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to complete a Capital Project consisting of the following facilities and actions:

The project is located at the Senior High School Campus / Administration Building, Gardner Avenue Extension in the Town of Wallkill

Contact: Thomas H. Scott, Superintendent of Building and Grounds, Enlarged City School District of Middletown, 223 Wisner Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940-3240, phone: (845) 341-5330, fax: (845) 341-5345.


Positive Declaration

Dutchess County - The Planning Board of the Town of Pine Plains, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hudson Valley Club may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the planned development of the Hudson Valley Club on approximately 2, 024 acres including approximately 975 single family housing units on varying lot sizes along with amenities including the upgrading of an existing 18 hole golf course and construction of an additional 9 holes, clubhouse, members club including pool and tennis, equestrian center and riding trails, summer camp, lake beachfront and clubhouse, and an array of related hiking trails, passive recreational opportunities and related infrastructure. The project is located on the easterly side of the Taconic State Parkway, on the northerly and southerly side of NYS Route 199, and on the northerly and southerly side of Ferris Road/Woodward Hill Road within the municipal boundaries of both the town ofMilan and the town of Pine Plains.

Contact: Constance Young, Town of Pine Plains Town Hall, P. O. Box 955, Pine Plains, NY 12567, phone: (518) 398-7155, fax: (518) 398-6444.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The City of Poughkeepsie, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed City of Poughkeepsie Southern Waterfront Development Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December, 2, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at the Common Council Chambers, City of Poughkeepsie Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY. The action involves the planning and future development of 25 acres of vacant waterfront property located on the east side of the Hudson River, 2,000 ft. south of the Mid-Hudson Bridge. The proposed uses for the project site include office buildings, retail buildings, a restaurant and catering facility, pedestrian boardwalk, sculpture garden, and 50 slip marina. The project is located on the Waterfront Rinaldi Blvd., Pine Street, City of Poughkeepsie, NY.

Contact: Edmond Murphy, Development Director, City of Poughkeepsie Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602


Orange County - The Village of Monroe Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hidden Creek. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on December 10, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. at the Mombasha Firehouse, 526 Route 17M, Village of Monroe. The action involves a 149 unit multifamily residential development, including a private road and appurtenances, on a 29.3 acrea parcel in the Village of Monroe. The project site is located in the Urban Multi-Family Residential (UR-M) District. Portions of the property adjacent to the Ramapo Creek are located within the Environmentally Sensitive (ES) Overlay Zoning District. The site is adjacent to the Ramapo Creek and the Orange County Heritage Trail. Portions of the 100 year flood plain surround the Ramapo Creek. Two pedestrian bridges are proposed to cross the Ramapo Creek to provide access to the Village's downtown and the Heritage Trail. The site is largely wooded and contains several federal jurisdictional wetlands. The project will remove slightly less than 14 acres of trees and requires approval from the US Army Corps of Engineers for the removal of 0.31 acres of regulated wetlands. The project requires Site Plan Approval, Conditional Use Authorization, and Subdivision Approval from the Planning Board and several approvals from other agencies. All units are proposed to be served by central water and sewer facilities. The project is located on Freeland Street (County Route 40), Village of Monroe.

Contact: Marilyn Karlich, Planning Board Secretary, 7 Stage Road, Village of Monroe, NY 10950, phone: (845) 782-8341, fax: (845) 782-3006, vomplanbd@frontiernet.net.