ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

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Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Erik Karlund of Brookhaven, New York to obtain an OFF–BOTTOM CULTURE PERMIT, including a TEMPORARY MARINE AREA USE ASSIGNMENT which would allow the placement and operation of an off–bottom culture of shellfish grow–out activity on public underwater lands in Long Island Sound approximately 0.35 miles from shore, north–easterly of Mt. Misery Point, Town of Brookhaven. The proposed off–bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Long Island Sound Latitude North 40ÿ 58’ 39.77” and Longitude West 73ÿ 04’ 28.89”. The proposed off–bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 300 shellfish cages each measuring 2’high x 2‘wide x 4‘long at a depth of no less than 20 feet from mean low water The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) Hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) and bay scallop (Argopecten irradians). There are no existing Temporary Marine Area Use Assignments within 1 mile of the proposed Off–Bottom Culture/Assignment Area. Initial review of the subject application does not identify any adverse or unreasonable effects on the viability, maintenance or use of local marine resources.

Public Comment: The subject application may be reviewed at the address given below, and specific comments on the requested permit, including the proposed Temporary Marine Area Use Assignment, or a request to become a party–in–interest if a public hearing is held, must be submitted in writing to the contact person named below no later than July 31, 2004. The Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency has made an initial determination that this action will not have a significant effect on the environment. All correspondence should reference Application. No. OBC–A–4–04.

Contact: Joshua Thiel, NYSDEC, Bureau of Marine Resources-Shellfisheries, 205 Belle Mead Road, East Setauket, NY 11733–3400


6NYCRR Part 41 – Notice of Adoption

Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 13–0307 and 13–0319, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Notice of Adoption for 6NYCRR Part 41 relating to the sanitary condition of shellfish lands. This notice will be published in issue 28 of the State Register, dated 7/14/2004.

For further information contact:
Lisa P. Tettelbach, Bureau of Marine Resources
Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources
205 N. Belle Meade Rd.. Suite 1
East Setauket, NY 11733
Telephone: (631) 444–0478
E-mail: lptettle@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Public Hearing

Suffolk County – A public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Southampton on July 13, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY to hear any and all persons either for or against “A Local Law amending Chapter 330–5 (Article I) of the Town Code of the Town of Southampton regarding definition of front lot lines“.

Contact: Marietta Seaman, Town of Southampton, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968, phone: (631) 287–5740, fax: (631) 283–5606.


Positive Declaration

Suffolk County – The Town of Southampton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed A change–of– zone application known as Hampton Bays West Commercial–Industrial Planned Development District (Stop and Shop) may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a change of zone application known as Hampton Bays West Commercial–Industrial Planned Development District (Stop and Shop) to rezone three separate parcels, comprising approximately 14.26 acres, from Highway Business (HB) and R–40 Residential to Commercial–Industrial Planned Development District (CIPDD) pursuant to Section 330–246C of the Southampton Town Code. The application proposes to rezone said parcels to permit the construction of a 50,000 sq. ft. supermarket with 340 parking spaces, a gasoline fueling station (with 4–double rows of pump islands), a 20,872 sq. ft. passive park, and an existing 3,142 sq. ft. fast food restaurant (McDonald‘s) constructed on the southwest portion of the site. The project is located on West Montauk Highway, in Hampton Bays, New York, identified as 196 West Montauk Highway (SCTM No. 900–221–3–16.1); 192 West Montauk Highway (SCTM No.900–221–3–17) and 190 West Montauk Highway (SCTM No.900–221–3–18) in the Town of Southampton, County of Suffolk, New York.

Contact: Jefferson V. Murphree, Town Planning and Development, Town of Southampton, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York 11968 phone: (631) 287–5707 email: jmurphree@town.Southampton.ny.us.


Suffolk County – The Board of Education of the Three Village Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Additions, Alterations and Site Improvements to the Ward Melville High School may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the Board of Education of the Three Village Central School District proposing additions and alterations to the Ward Melville High School to accommodate both the relocation of the ninth grade students to the subject building and the projected increases in student enrollment. It should be noted that the ninth grade students would be transferred out of two existing junior high school properties. Upon implementation of the proposed action, the square footage of the existing 305,755 square foot school will be increased to approximately 493,724 square feet. The proposed site improvements will increase the available parking spaces from 517 existing stalls to approximately 801 proposed stalls. The current enrollment of 1,800 students is expected to increase to 2,800 students, and staff would also increase from 250 to 334 persons. The project is located at Ward Melville High School, 380 Old Town Road, Hamlet of Setauket, NY.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Suffolk County – The Village of Islandia Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Village of Islandia Comprehensive Plan Update. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held August 11, 2004, at 7:00 p.m., at the at Islandia Village Hall, 1100 Old Nichols Road, Islandia, NY. Written comments on the Draft Generic EIS will be accepted until August 27, 2004. The Village of Islandia has completed a review of its current Comprehensive Plan, dated 1995, and is considering certain amendments to same. The proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments include: updating of inventory information to reflect changes in the Village over the past nine years; reaffirmation of the Greenbelt and Agriculture land use designations; recommendation to create a new, floating Multi–Family (MF–18) Overlay District; and recommended rezoning of a limited number of properties in the Village. The proposed action covers the entire area in the Village of Islandia.

Contact: Marie Zielenski, Incorporated Village of Islandia, 1100 Old Nichols Road, Islandia, NY 11749, phone: (631) 348–1133.