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6NYCRR Part 40 Notice of Emergency Adoption and Revised Rule Making

Pursuant to the Environmental Conservation Law, Sections 13-0340-b, 13-0340-e and 13-0340-f, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following:

Notice of Emergency Adoption and Revised Rule Making of 6NYCRR Part 40 relating to marine fish. This notice will be published in issue 33 of the State Register, dated 8/18/2004 and was effective upon filing on 7/30/2004.

For further information contact:
Alice Weber, Bureau of Marine Resources
Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources
205 N. Belle Meade Rd.
East Setauket, NY 11733
Telephone: (631) 444-0435
E-mail: amweber@gw.dec.state.ny.us


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 33 of the State Register, dated 8/18/2004.

For further information contact:
Julie Ventaloro, Bureau of Marine Resources
Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources
205 N. Belle Meade Rd.. Suite 1
East Setauket, NY 11733
Telephone: (631) 444-0482
E-mail: jlvental@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Cortlandt, Westchester County, NY will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. prevailing time, or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Vincent F. Nyberg General Meeting Room at the Town Hall of the Town of Cortlandt, located at One Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567, to receive public comment, and consider adoption of a proposed Local Law with respect to a Wetlands Ordinance. A copy of said proposed Local Law is available in the Office of the Town Clerk, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except holidays. All persons interested in this proposed action will be heard at the time, date and place specified above, and written comments in regard thereto should be submitted to the Town Clerk no later than August 16, 2004 to be included in the transcript of the proceedings of this hearing.

Contact: Jo-Ann Dyckman, Town of Cortlandt, Town Hall 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567-1244, phone: (914) 734-1020.


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town Board of the Town of Montgomery, as lead agency, has determine that the proposed Adoption – Town of Montgomery Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a revised and updated Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Montgomery. The Town‘s existing Master Plan (Comprehensive Plan) was last revised by the Planning Board during the late 1980's. In accordance with the provisions of New York State Town Law §272-a, the proposed Comprehensive Plan consists of a long-term policy guidance document that includes a plan of action, consisting of a series of recommendations for future consideration and implementation. One of the functions of the Comprehensive Plan is to state the Town‘s legislative policy, recommendations and guidelines that are to be considered in making future land use and development oriented decisions by current and future boards, and departments of the Town.

Contact: Susan Cockburn, Town of Montgomery Town Board, Town of Montgomery Government Center, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, New York 12549, phone: (845) 457-2600.


Putnam County - The Town of Kent Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Presbyterian Conference Center Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application for Site Plan, Steep Slope, and Erosion Control permit approvals for a 54,000 square foot expansion to the Agape Conference Center. The expansion includes a 200 seat dining facility, 31 bedrooms, 33 new parking spaces, site grading, new storm water management facilities, a new subsurface sewage treatment system, and upgrades to the existing water supply system. The Presbyterian Conference Center site is approximately 510 acres in size. The footprint of the proposed Expansion is approximately 17,000 square feet. The existing access to the site from Mooney Hill Road would be utilized. The project is located at 60 Denton Lake Road, Town of Kent, Putnam County, New York.

Contact: Arthur Singer, Town of Kent Planning Board, 770 Route 52, Carmel, New York 10512, phone: (845) 225-7802.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Ulster County - The Planning Board of the Village of New Paltz, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Continuing Care Retirement Community may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Written comments may be submitted to the Planning Board and must be mailed to the New Paltz Village Planning Board, PO Box 877, New Paltz, NY 12561 on or before September 17, 2004. A public scoping session will be held on Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 6:30 p.m. at the Huguenot Historical Society's Deyo Hall, 6 Broadhead Avenue, New Paltz, New York. Broadhead Avenue intersects with Chestnut Street (Route 32 North) three blocks north of Main Street (Route 299). Parking is available in parking lots on both sides of Broadhead Avenue. Deyo Hall is handicapped accessible. The action involves a proposed Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) consisting of 16 cottages, 183 apartments, 40 skilled nursing beds, and 60 enriched housing beds on approximately 83 acres of land in the Village of New Paltz. The project is located on North Putt Corners Road in the Village of New Paltz, NY.

Contact: Alison Shestakofsky, Village of New Paltz Planning Board, P. O. Box 877, New Paltz, NY 12561, phone: (845) 255-3055.


Notice Of Acceptance Of a Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Tivoli Village Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on September 21, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Hall, Tivoli, New York. Public comment on the Comprehensive Plan will be received from July 29, 2004 to and including October 1, 2004. The action involves the adoption of a proposed Comprehensive Plan update for the Village of Tivoli. The original Comprehensive Plan for the Village was prepared in 1967 and was supplemented by a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program adopted in 1991. The proposed Comprehensive Plan includes nine Vision Statements, each with its own set of implementation steps. The project is located in the Village of Tivoli, NY.

Contact: Marcus J. Molinaro, Historic Watts dePeyster Hall, 1 Tivoli Commons,Tivoli, NY 12583, phone: (845) 757-2021, fax: (845) 757-5416, email: villagehall@tivoliny.org.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Sullivan County - The Planning Board of the Town of Mamakating, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed YMMCA Maitake Mushroom Production and Processing Facility. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on August 31, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Mamakating Town Hall, 2984 Route 209, Wurtsboro, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until September 27, 2004. The action involves construction of the Maitake Mushroom Production and Processing Facility on McDonald Road in the Town of Mamakating; the project will total 3 phases constructed over a 3 to 4 year period. The Applicant currently owns the 47.8 acre parcel located at the southeast corner of the intersection of New York State Route 209 and McDonald Road in the Town of Mamakating. The parcel is identified as Section 26, Block 1, Lot 25 on the Town of Mamakating Tax Map. The proposed Maitake Mushroom Production & Processing Facility will ultimately include 2 main buildings covering 250,907 square feet. The initial construction will be a 2-story 44,563 square foot pilot plant having a total floor space of 89,125 square feet. The main plant will then be constructed in 2 additional phases. Phase II will be a 4-story building having a 137,562 square foot footprint and a total of 550,248 square feet of floor space. Phase III would be constructed as an addition to PhaseII, resulting upon completion, the main plant covering 206,344 square feet and having a total of 825,377 square feet of floor space on 4 floors, with each phase being 4-stories and having a 68,781 square foot footprint. Upon completion, the main plant will cover 206,344 square feet and have a total of 825,377 square feet of floor space on 4 floors. Additional structures to be constructed include a separate 4,305 square foot boiler building, a 2,297 square foot water purification building, a 4,305 square foot materials storage building, a 4,305 square foot generator building and two 3,229 square foot sawdust storage sheds to house new and used sawdust.

The pilot plant will initially be used to grow and process 3 tons of Maitake Mushrooms per day and house office space. As the subsequent phases are constructed, the pilot plant building will be converted into a nursery for the spores of the Maitake Mushrooms to be used in the main production facility. When completed, the larger building will include space for production and processing of 30 tons of Maitake Mushrooms per day, and provide approximately 102,000 square feet for office and employee space. The project is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of New York State Route 209 and McDonald Road in the Town of Mamakating, Sullivan County, New York.

Contact: John Piazza, Town of Mamakating Planning Board, 2948 Route 209, Wurstboro, New York 12790, phone: (845) 888-3031, fax: (845) 888-2707.


Westchester County - The Village of Tarrytown Planning Board and the Village of Tarrytown Board of Trustees, as lead agency, have accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Ferry Landings. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. at the Village of Tarrytown Village Hall, 21 Wildey Street, Tarrytown, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact persons until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2004. The action involves a mixed-use development of townhouses, offices, professional offices with apartments on upper floors, parking areas and one restaurant on a 30 acre site located on the Hudson River in the northern part of the Village of Tarytown and is bounded by West Main Street to the south, the Metro-North railroad tracks to the east, the Hudson Riverfront and Division Street to the north, and the Hudson River to the west.

Contact: Kathy D'Eufemia, Stanley Friedlander, Planning Board, Village of Tarrytown, 21 Wildey Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591, phone: (914) 631-1652, fax: (914) 631-8770.