Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Region 8 NYSDEC has issued an Emergency General permit to facilitate prompt repair of damages in and adjacent to streams from severe flash flooding which occurred on the August 30, 2004-rain event. Steuben County declared a state of emergency for the County as a result of this weather event. The Emergency General Permit is available to affected persons, corporations, or local governments within Steuben County. Utilization of this General Permit will eliminate the need for public notices, and routine interagency coordination. The General Permit has been coordinated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Office and covers work within their Nationwide Permit Numbers 3, 13, and 33.
The permit covers Article 15, Title 5 Protection of Waters and 6 NYCRR Part 608, 401 Water Quality Certification authority for the following types of work:
Applications will be received until October 31, 2004. Construction work approved under this General Permit must be completed by October 31, 2005.
For further information contact: Jenny Landry or Robert Shearer, Region 8 NYSDEC, 6274 E. Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY14414. Phone (585) 226 -5400.
Orleans County - The Town of Murray, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of New Town Hall Building will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a new town hall building on an 11.189 acre parcel of land within the Holley Business Park. The 7270 square foot building will include a courtroom, board rooms conference rooms and offices for the town supervisor, clerk, assessors, building inspector and justices. A portion of the building will be rented to the Village of Holley and will include a board room and offices for the Village Mayor and Clerk. The project will be located within Holley Business Park on Maziarz Drive in the Village of Holley.
Contact: Henry Wagner, Town of Murray, Murray Town Hall, 3840 Fancher Road, Holley, NY 14470, phone: (585) 638-6570.
Monroe County - The Planning Board of the Town of Penfield, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Eastside YMCA may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves an application of Preliminary Site Plan approval and issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for the development of 65,500 sq.ft. YMCA facility, including parking for up to 402 vehicles. The project site is approximately 51 acres, is zoned RR-1 and RA-2, and contains a regulated State wetland. The project is located on the west side of NYS Route 250, approximately 1400 feet south of Sweets Corners Road in the Town of Penfield.
Contact: Stacey Henry, Penfield Town Hall, 3100 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield, NY 14526, phone: (585) 340-8682.