ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

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6NYCRR Part 41 - Notice of Proposed Rule Making

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 Proposed Rule Making for 6NYCRR Part 41 relating to the sanitary condition of shellfish lands. This notice will be published in issue 44 of the State Register, dated 11/3/2004.

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) 444-0492
E-mail: jlvental@gw.dec.state.ny.us


Negative Declaration

Ulster County - The City of Kingston Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan Modifications - Phase 1 A - 44 Corporate Drive will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves modifications to approved site plan for Phase 1 A, consisting of relocation and access to internal loading docks; and minor grade changes, site lighting and storm water collection to accommodate access re configuration. Also, changes to location of erosion control measures to completion of access road to site. The project is located at 44 Corporate Drive, in the City of Kingston.

Contact: Suzanne Cahill, Kingston City Hall, 420 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401, phone: (845) 334-3955.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Rockland County - The Upper Nyack Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Courtyard of Upper Nyack Site Plan Approval. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Monday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m., at the Upper Nyack Elementary School, 336 N. Broadway, Upper Nyack, New York. The hearing will be a combined public hearing held on the DEIS and the proposed site plan. The public comment period for the DEIS begins on Thursday October 14, 2004. The public comment period for the DEIS will be closed 30 days after the close of the Public Hearing for the DEIS. Written comments for the DEIS will be accepted during the Public Comment Period and will be incorporated into the environmental review of the project. Written comments should be addressed to Bill Pfaff, Planning Board Chairman, Village of Upper Nyack, 328 N. Broadway, Upper Nyack, NY. The applicant proposes to construct ten commercial buildings containing a total of 65,882 square feet of mixed-use commercial space in the OB zoning district. Also included in the proposal are ancillary parking, proposed at 456 spaces, travelways, new access to State Route 9W, earthwork, grading and retaining structures, drainage piping and structures including stormwater detention and water quality facilities, installation of utilities, walks, sitting areas, landscaping and other amenities. This project fronts on a State Highway (Route 9W), and requires all utilities to be extended into the site including water, sewer, electric and drainage. Required project approvals requested from the Village Planning Board include site plan approval and special permit approval for commercial office use of the property. The project is located on the east side of State Route 9W, approximately 200 feet south of the intersection of Birchwood Avenue and State Route 9W.

Contact: Patricia Jarden, Village of Upper Nyack Planning Board, 328 N. Broadway, Upper Nyack, New York 10960, phone: (845) 358-0084.


Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Phillipsburgh Facility. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on November 3, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. at 600 Route 211 East, Middletown, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact person until 4:30 p.m. on the date which is 10 days after the close of the public hearing. The action involves construction of a proposed concrete production plant, block casting and storage, hot mix asphalt production plant, aggregate recycling facility, processing and reprocessing facility, truck wash and shop with offices. The site is located on a 53.3 acre parcel of land at 81 Cemetery Road, also known as Phillipsburgh Road, nearest to its intersection with East Main Street, in the Town of Wallkill.

Contact: Marylynn Hunt, Wallkill Town Hall, P.O. Box 398, 600 Route 211 East, Middletown, NY 10940, phone: (845) 692-7814.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Orange County - The Village of Monroe Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hidden Creek. The action involves a 134 unit multifamily residential development (as modified from the originally proposed 149 units), including a private road and appurtenances, on a 29.3 acre parcel in the Village of Monroe. The project site is located in the Urban Multi-Family Residential (UR-M) District. Portions of the property adjacent to the Ramapo Creek are located within the Environmentally Sensitive (ES) Overlay Zoning District. The site is adjacent to the Ramapo Creek and the Orange County Heritage Trail. Portions of the 100 year flood plain surround the Ramapo Creek. Two pedestrian bridges are proposed to cross the Ramapo Creek to provide access to the Village's downtown and the Heritage Trail. The site is largely wooded and contains several federal jurisdictional wetlands. The project will remove slightly less than 14 acres of trees and requires approval from the US Army Corps of Engineers for the removal of 0.16 acres of regulated wetlands. The project requires Site Plan Approval, Conditional Use Authorization, and Subdivision Approval from the Planning Board and several approvals from other agencies. All units are proposed to be served by central water and sewer facilities. The project is located on Freeland Street (County Route 40), Village of Monroe.

Contact: Contact Person: Marilyn Karlich, 7 Stage Road, Village of Monroe, NY 10950, phone: (845) 782-8341, fax: (845) 782-3006, E-mail: vomplanbd@frontiernet.net.


Westchester County - The Westchester County Board of Legislators, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Westchester Community College Facilities Master Plan. The action involves proposed improvements which include a new English as a Second Language Building (43,000 square feet), a new instructional building at 73,000 square feet, a 13,000 square feet addition to the existing student center, and the renovating and upgrading of existing buildings. It also includes renovation to physical education fields, additional parking, new walkways, kiosks, and consolidation of maintenance buildings. The project is located at Westchester Community College Campus, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY.

Contact: Patrick Natarelli, Westchester Planning Dept., 148 Martine Avenue, Room 432, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: (914) 995-4406.