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Orange County

NOTICE PURSUANT TO GML 120-w(6)

On December 8, 2003, the City of Middletown awarded a contract to Pencor-Masada Oxynol, LLC pursuant to section one hundred twenty-w of the general municipal law for the construction and operation of a facility designed to process municipal solid waste and sludge for the production of ethanol and the extraction of recyclable materials. The validity of this contract or the procedures which led to its award may be hereafter contested only by action, suit or proceeding commenced within sixty days after the date of this notice and only upon the ground or grounds that: (1) such award or procedure was not authorized pursuant to that section, or (2) any of the provisions of that section which should be complied with at the date of this publication have not been substantially complied with, or (3) a conflict of interest can be shown in the manner in which the contract was awarded; or by action, suit or proceeding commenced on the grounds that such contract was awarded in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.


Public Hearing

Orange County - The Town of Goshen, acting as Lead Agency under the State Environmental Quality Review Act, opened a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed 166-lot subdivision known as Lone Oak Estates located in the Town of Goshen south of NYS Route 17 and west of Arcadia Road.

The Planning Bord determined at that meeting to continue the public hearing at its next meeting on January 15, 2004. The public comment period was also extended until January 25, 2004. All interested and involved Agencies and members of the public are encouraged to attend the public hearing or to submit written comments to the Lead Agency in care of the Building Inspector at 41 Webster Street, Goshen, NY 10924.


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Village of Goshen Village Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Goshen CRV Well Field Development will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves development of a new groundwater source of supply for the Village of Goshen Water System. The project site, known as Crystal Run Village, is located on Stony Ford Road in the Town of Wallkill. The project includes the acquisition of approximately 55 acres of land, testing, permitting and construction of water supply, treatment and transmission facilities.

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


Westchester County - The Village of Ossining Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Acquisition of 200 Main Street will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the acquisition of 200 Main Street, Ossining, New York by the Village of Ossining and has determined that the subject property will serve a valuable community function as an adjunct to the Jospeh G. Caputo Community Center, which will provide much needed additional space for Village programming. The property consists of a parcel of land of approximately .18 acres, improved with a former bank building, which is not currently in use. The Village's ownership of the property will result in the preservation and enhancement of the existing building and property, as well as the surrounding historic area. Among other matters, there will be no substantial adverse change to existing air and water quality, and traffic and noise levels, nor impairment of environmental characteristics of a critical environmental area as a result of the Village's ownership of the property.

Contact: Lynn M. McCrum, Village of Ossining, 16 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY, phone: (914) 941-3554.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Generic EIS

Rockland County - The Town Board of the Town of Ramapo, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Ramapo Comprehensive Plan. The proposed action under review is the adoption of a proposed Comprehensive Plan by the Town Board of the Town of Ramapo. The Comprehensive Plan is a policy document that outlines a vision for the future of the Town of Ramapo. It focuses on protection of the Town's natural resources and growth and development that is compatible with the Town's quality of life and housing needs. The zoning and other land use regulation recommendations contained in the Comprehensive Plan pertain only to the unincorporated portions of the Town.

Contact: Brian A. Brophy, Planning and Zoning, Town of Ramapo, 237 Route 59, Suffern, New York 10901., phone: (845) 357-5100.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Westchester County - The New Rochelle City Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed New Roc Tower Mixed Use Development. The Applicant proposes development of a mixed use building to contain approximately 149,600 square feet of retail space on the first two floors and approximately 154 market rate residential units on twenty four (24) floors above the retail use. The proposed height of the building is 320 feet. Parking to serve the retail component of the project will be provided via a pedestrian bridge over Huguenot Street connecting to the adjacent New Roc City municipal parking garage. All required parking to support the residential component will be provided on-site in an underground parking garage. Loading will be provided at grade on the project site. The "New Roc Tower" mixed-use building is proposed for development on a City-owned site in downtown New Rochelle, New York. The site, known as "Parcel 1A" of the former Cedar Street Urban Renewal project area, is located on Huguenot Street at the intersection of LeCount Place. The site proposed for development includes approximately 7,500 square feet of land adjacent to the easterly boundary of the Parcel 1A site that is owned by Bel-Aqua Pool Supply. This 7,500 square feet of land may be acquired by the City and then conveyed to the Applicant. As part of the Proposed Action, the Applicant is requesting: modification to the DMU Zoning District with regard to maximum allowable building height and the number of loading spaces required for the retail use; potential amendments to the Lawton Street Urban Renewal Plan; and amendments to the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The site is located on Huguenot Street at the intersection of LeCount Place in the City of New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, 10801.

Contact: Craig King, Department of Development, City of New Rochelle, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801, phone: (914) 654-2182.