ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Public Scoping Session

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Newburgh, as lead agency, has scheduled a Public Scoping Session, based upon a Positive Declaration, for December 13, 2004 at 6:00 p.m, at the Town Hall, 1496 Route 300, Newburgh, NY for the “Britain Commons” project, a 388 unit residential condominium development on 67 acres in the R-3/O Residential Zoning District. The project is located north of Little Britain Road (NYS Route 207), approximately 1,200 feet east of its intersection with Old Little Britain Road, and west of Wisner Avenue. The Planning Board will also accept written comments received at the Planning Board office on or before 4:00 pm on Thursday, December 23, 2004. Please direct all questions and written comments to the SEQR contact person.

Contact: Norma Jacobsen, Planning Board Secretary, Town of Newburg Planning Department, Old Town Hall, 308 Gardnertown Road, Newburgh, NY 12550, phone: (845) 564-7804, fax: (845) 564-7802.


Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The Planning Board of the Town of Greenburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Landmark at Eastview - Greenburgh Subdivision and Zoning Amendment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the subdivision of the Site into three separate parcels: Parcel 1 (15.95 acres) for the recently constructed athletic training facility; Parcel 2 (63.9 acres) for the existing and approved labs and offices, parking and stormwater basins; and Parcel 3 (101.92 acres) for future development, and a proposed amendment to the Town of Greenburgh Zoning Ordinance OB-1 Zoning text, eliminating the minimum 75 acres parcel size for sites with bridge structures crossing public roadways. The 182 acre site is located at 777 Old Saw Mill River Road, Tarrytown in the Town of Greenburgh.

Contact: Mark T Stellato, Commissioner of Planning, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, phone: (914) 993-1505.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The Village of Mount Kisco Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Premier Collection Centre & Headquarters will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the applicant, Premier Collection Centre & Headquarters, proposing to develop an approximately 24,500 square foot automotive service and sales facility on an approximately 4.2-acre property located within the GC, General Commercial and Urban Renewal Districts, known as Tax Numbers 69.56-03-03, 69.49-04-01, 69.56-04-04, and 69.56-05-06 on the west side of Kisco Avenue which includes the construction of a multistory addition to the existing “Tyler Graphics” building and additional site improvements including parking, access, off road driving course and a pervious parking area.

The conditions are:

1) The applicant agrees to mitigate potentially adverse visual impacts by utilizing an architectural design, color scheme, and landscaping plan that is visually unobtrusive and compatible with the surrounding environs.

2) The applicant agrees to reduce overall site disturbance to under two (2) acres.

Contact: Richard Stein, Village of Mount Kisco, 104 Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, phone: (914) 241-0500.


Positive Declaration

Westchester County - The Yonkers Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Cross County Shopping Center may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the renovation of the open air pedestrian mall; renovation of the exiting eight (8) story office building; addition of approximately 222,000 square feet of new retail and restaurant space; construction of a new customer parking structure for approximately 2,000 cars; on-site traffic improvements and off-site traffic improvements. The project is located at 808 Central Park Avenue, Block 5170 Lots 80 – 200, City of Yonkers, Westchester County.

Contact: Lee J. Ellman, Yonkers Planning Bureau, 87 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 311, Yonkers, New York 10701, phone: (914) 377-6557, fax: (914) 377-6552, E-mail: Lee.Ellman.@cityofyonkers.com.


Westchester County - The Yonkers Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed All About Recycling, Inc. may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a proposed development of a construction and demolition debris transfer station, construction yard and concrete batch plant (“cement mixing & redi-mix delivery”) on an approximately 2-acre site. The proposed project requires site plan approval by the Yonkers Planning Board for the batch plant and a special use permit for the construction and demolition debris transfer station by the Planning Board and the Yonkers City Council. The project site is adjacent to the Saw Mill River in a reach of the river that is an Army Corp of Engineers flood control channel. The project is located at 451 Old Nepperhan Avenue, Block 3100 Lots 20 & 40, City of Yonkers, Westchester County, NY.

Contact: Lee J. Ellman, Yonkers Planning Bureau, 87 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 311, Yonkers, New York 10701, phone: (914) 377-6557, fax: (914) 377-6552, E-mail: lee.ellman@cityofyonkers.com.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Yorktown, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Yorktown Comprehensive Plan and related zoning amendments. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on January 11, 2005 and January 12, 2005 at 7:30 p.m., at 363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Heights, NY. The public comment period ends January 25, 2005. The action involves a Comprehensive Plan outlining a vision for the Town for the next 15-20 years. The Plan includes policy recommendations for land use, housing, parks and recreation, Town and Community services, utilities and infrastructure. Recommendations for improving traffic flow and traffic calming options are also detailed as are opportunities for protecting and enhancing neighborhood community character, scenic, historic and natural resource protection. Examples of policy recommendations include 1) the development of conservation overlay districts to protect natural and scenic resources 2) improvements to environmental protection ordinances 3) update of the Town Recreation Plan 4) goals and techniques for historic preservation 5) expansion of senior and youth programs to respond to changing demographics 6) expansion of library space and services 7) specific improvements to intersections. The Plan also offers details for improving and enhancing the five business hamlets of Shrub Oak, Mohegan Lake, Jefferson Valley, Crompond (Route 202 corridor) and Yorktown Heights. A program to reduce residential density through the transfer of development rights is offered. Consistent with the land use recommendations, the Proposed action also puts forth re-zonings for commercial, office and residential zones. The changes to the commercial zones consists primarily of renaming some of the zones to accurately reflect their uses. There are also some minor changes to the allowed and accessory uses in the commercial zones. A new zone titled Commercial Hamlet Center (CHC) is proposed for the business areas of Yorktown Heights, Mohegan Lake, and Jefferson Valley primarily replacing the C2 zone. The goal of this zone is for re-development to foster a pedestrian-oriented "Main Street" community. Re-zoning of all large lot, contiguous residentially-zoned parcels throughout Town to reduce density is proposed. Also proposed are overlay districts (called design districts) to enhance development and/or redevelopment of areas through carefully designed mini-master plans. The project is located in the Town of Yorktown, Westchester County.

Contact: John Tegeder, Town of Yorktown Planning Department, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, phone: (914) 962-6565, (914) 962-3986.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Dutchess County - The Town of East Fishkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hopewell Glen CRD/Subdivision Application. Toll Brothers, Inc., the applicant and project sponsor, proposes to develop 248 single family detached residences and 42 townhomes (to be known as Hopewell Glen) on 158.5 acres of land. The project site consists of three parcels, two of which are proposed to support roads, homes and other improvements. The third is anticipated to remain as open space with a pedestrian path. The applicant intends to develop the single family residential homes on individual subdivided parcels that range from 0.25 acres to 0.67 acres in size. Also included in the proposed project are 42 townhomes around a centrally located community green, each with a minimum 2,500 square feet of lot area for interior units and 4,000 square feet for end units in conformance with the Zoning standards. The project is located on the north side of Fishkill Road and west of Bridge Street (State Route 376) in the Town of East Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York. It consists of three tax map parcels (including Section 6457, Block 01, Lot 152876; Section 6457, Block 01, Lot 134704; and, Section 6457, Block 01, Lot 178617) and is bounded on the north by residences accessed from Route 376 and Vicki Lane, on the west by residential homes that front onto Terra Nova and vacant land, on the east by residential homes fronting on Route 376 (Bridge Street), and on the south by Fishkill Road.

Contact: Pat Twomey, Town of East Fishkill Planning Board, 330 Route 376, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533, phone: (845) 221-2428.


Ulster County - The Common Council of the City of Kingston, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption of Comprehensive Plan and Implementing Mixed Use Overlay Zoning Districts. The action involves adoption of a Comprehensive Plan Element and Mixed Use Overlay Zoning Districts to address an identified need for the reuse of industrial and commercial buildings in the Midtown area and the Stockade District of the City of Kingston to help create mixed use neighborhoods and provide additional rental housing, including affordable housing. The project is located in the City of Kingston, NY.

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