ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Public Scoping

Albany County - Town Board, of the Town of Bethlehem, will hold a public scoping session on September 21, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bethlehem Town Hall, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar NY. Written comments on the draft scope will be accepted through September 27, 2004.

Project Title: Harbor at Beacon Pointe

Project Description: A Positive Declaration was previously issued on this project on June 9, 2004 and notice published in the ENB. The action involves an application from OG Real Estate Developers, LLC to amend the current zoning classification on a 76.825 acre parcel of land from Heavy Industrial District to Planned Commercial District. The application is being pursued under the Town‘s Planned Development District regulations. The purpose of the proposed zoning amendment is to allow subsequent construction of a 1.486 +/- million square foot mixed commercial development along the Hudson River. Proposed uses include 1.075 +/- million square feet of office space, 240,000 square feet of multi-family housing (200 units), 80,200 square feet of retail/restaurant space, a 30,000 square foot hotel, 30,000 square feet of residential penthouse apartments, and 40,000 square feet devoted to a theater, museum and indoor water park. The proposal would also include development of a harbor facility along the Hudson River and development of parking facilities for 4,170 vehicles.

Project Location: West side of the Hudson River immediately south of its confluence with the Normans Kill. Access provided from River Road (NYS Rt. 144), south of its intersection with Glenmont Road. Town of Bethlehem, Albany County, NY.

Contact: Jeffrey Lipnicky, Bethlehem Planning Department, 445 Delaware Avenue,Delmar, NY 12054, phone: (518) 439-4955 ext 159, fax:(518) 439-5808, email: jlipnicky@townofbethlehem.org.


Negative Declaration

Albany County - The Town of Berne, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action is a Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project to eliminate failing individual systems in the Hamlet of Berne. The Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the action will not have a significant environmental impact. The project consists of a collection system and a 30,000 gpd central treatment facility that will discharge to the Fox Creek. The collection system will include approximately 5,000 LF of 8” PVC gravity sewer mains, 20 precast concrete manholes, 7,000 LF HDPE sewage force mains, grinder pump units, gravity service laterals, service connections, and a pump station. The project is located in the Hamlet of Berne, Town of Berne.

Contact: Kevin Crosier, Town of Berne, PO Box 57, Berne, NY 12023, phone: (518) 872-1448, fax: (518) 872-9303.


Delaware County - The Board of Trustees of the Village of Delhi, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Revised Village of Delhi Zoning Code will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Village of Delhi identifiing a number of required revisions to their zoning code including changes to definitions, allowed uses and zoning district boundaries. In addition to the document's revised text, an updated zoning map has been included with this action. The existing zoning map on file with the Village required updates to reflect recent changes in landuse and municipal boundaries. The project is located Villagewide.

Contact: David Truscott, PO Box 328, Delhi, NY, phone: (607) 746-2258.


Montgomery County - The Town of Minden Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Mang Motor Sports Park will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request for subdivision/site plan approval and a special use permit for the construction and operation of a motor sports park. The project is located at 7721 State Highway 5-S, Fort Plain, New York.

Contact: Christopher G. Patterson, Town of Minden Planning Board, 134 State Highway 80, Fort Plain, New York 13339, phone: (518) 993-3443, fax: (518) 993-3528.


Rensselaer County - The Town of Hoosick, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Hoosick 2004 Comprehensive Plan Update will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of the Comprehensive Plan Update which will guide the future of the Town by establishing a series of goals, objectives and recommended actions which will assist in making a community a better place to live, work and recreate. The project is located Townwide.

Contact: Marilyn Douglas, Town of Hoosick, PO Box 17, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090, phone: (518) 686-4571, fax: (518) 686-5305.