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Notice Of Completion Of Application Recreational River Permit

County: Tompkins

Regulatory Authority: City of Ithaca

Address: 108 East Green Street
Ithaca, New York 14850

This notice is issued pursuant to Parts 621, 624, and 666 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Rules and Regulations and Article 70, Uniform Procedures Act, of the New York Environmental Conservation Law.

An application for a Fall Creek Recreational River Permit has been deemed complete by the City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board, acting as delegates for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation pursuant to Title 27, 15-2714.3 hh of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law. Comments are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until 15 calendar days from the date of this publication.

Name of Action: Rehabilitation of Thurston Avenue Bridge

Recreational Rivers Permit, Fall Creek Crossing

Name of the Applicant: City of Ithaca
108 East Green Street
Ithaca, New York 14850

Description: Application is for construction activities associated with the Rehabilitation of the Thurston Avenue Bridge located on the Cornell University Campus, Thurston Avenue, in the City of Ithaca. The project includes the rehabilitation of the existing Thurston Avenue Bridge including widening the bridge to add designated bike lanes and new, wider sidewalks. Work will also include repair of substructure deficiencies, a new concrete deck, decorative bridge rail, lighting, and pedestrian improvements at the adjacent 4-way intersection.

Site Location: The Thurston Avenue Bridge is located over Fall Creek, on the Cornell University Campus, Thurston Avenue, in the City of Ithaca.

A copy of the Recreational River Permit may be obtained from:
Contact Person for the City of Ithaca: JoAnn Cornish
Deputy Director of Planning and Development
108 East Green Street
Ithaca, New York, 14850
Phone: (607)-274-6566
Fax: (607)-274-6558

This is a Type I Action under the New York State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR), for which the City of Ithaca Board of Public Works, as lead agency, did, on May 12, 2004, make a Negative Declaration of Environmental Significance for the proposed project.

A tentative determination to issue the Recreational River Permit was made by the City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board on May 25, 2004. A public hearing will be held on June 22, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. in Common Council Chambers, 3rd floor of City Hall, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca, New York.


Negative Declaration

Cayuga County - The Cayuga County Water and Sewer Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Fair Haven Sewer Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the establishment of a sewer district and installation of sewer improvements in the Village of Fair Haven, NY.

Contact: Dave Miller, Cayuga County Planning, 160 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021, phone: (315) 253-1276.


Chenango County - The Village of Sherburne, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Village of Sherburne Water System Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Village proposing to make improvements to the water system in order to increase the capacity and reliability, improve source water quality, reduce vulnerability to malevolent acts, and reduce limitations with the distribution system. The project is located in the Village and Town of Sherburne, NY.

Contact: William Acee, Village of Sherburne, PO Box 704, 15 West State Street, Sherburne, NY 13460, phone: (607) 674-2300, fax: (607) 674-4149.


Onondaga County - The Town of LaFayette Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Zoning Ordinance Amendment to add Animal Incinerators to the Agricultural-Residential District Classification will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Ordinance Amendment to add commercial animal incinerators (non-human remains) as an allowed use in the Town's Agricultural-Residential Zoning District. The project is located throughout the Town of LaFayette where zoned Agricultural-Residential (AR).

Contact: Mary Jo Kelly, PO Box 193, 2577 Route 11, LaFayette, NY 13084, phone: (315) 677-3674.

Negative Declaration And Public Hearing

Broome County - The Town Board of the Town of Maine, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law of the Town of Maine Amending the Town of Maine Zoning Ordinance (Fire Stations and Ambulance Stations in Residential District R-1) Special Use Permits will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. A public hearing will be held on July 13, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. at the Maine Town Hall, 12 Lewis Street, Maine, NY. Public comment period ends July 2, 2004. The action involves adoption by the Town Board of the Town of Maine of the Proposed Local Law. The proposed Local Law amends the Town of Maine Zoning ordinance and expands the uses permitted in the Residential District R-1 so that fire stations and ambulance stations are allowed uses, subject to issuance of a special use permit by the Town Planning Board. The Town Board authorizes the Town Planning Board to issue special use permits. The project is located in the Town of Maine, NY.

Contact: Theodore Woodward, Town of Maine, 12 Lewis Street, Maine, NY 13802, e-mail: Stupearis@stny.rr.com.