ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Meeting Notice

Meeting of: The New York City Watershed Protection and Partnership Council East of Hudson Sporting Advisory Committee.

Date: Friday, April 8, 2005 at 1:00 PM.

Location: The Watershed Protection and Partnership Council Offices
2 John Walsh Boulevard, Suite 206
Peekskill, New York 10566


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the Mehlon Trucking, Inc. proposed 18.1 acre shale mine within a 159.9 acre parcel located on Kings Hill Road in the Town of Montgomery, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the removal of approximately 820,000 cubic yards of shale over an estimated 15 year period. On-site screening and crushing of material is planned.

Contact: Alec Ciesluk, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, phone: (845) 256-3014.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Westchester County - The Town of Cortlandt Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed PB 23-04 Application of Hudson Valley Hospital Center to the Town of Cortlandt Planning Board for a Special Permit and Site Development Plan Approval and Wetlands, Steep Slopes and Tree Removal Permits for the proposed expansion and upgrade of the existing hospital may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A Public Hearing on the Scope for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement will be conducted by the Town of Cortlandt Planning Board on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at 8 p.m. at the Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, New York. The action involves PB 23-04 Application of Hudson Valley Hospital Center to the Town of Cortlandt Planning Board for a Special Permit and Site Development Plan Approval and Wetlands, Steep Slopes and Tree Removal Permits for the proposed expansion and upgrade of the existing hospital consisting of four proposed building additions totaling 133,200 square feet and a proposed 377 car parking garage as shown on a drawing entitled "Sketch Plan Hudson Valley Hospital Center", prepared by Ralph G. Mastromonaco,, PE and dated October 21, 2004. The proposed project would replace double patient rooms with single patient rooms with no increase in the number of beds at the hospital. The expansion would also increase emergency room space, surgical space, ambulatory care space and office space at the hospital. The project would also involve reconfiguration of certain parking lots and the relocation of the hospital entrance and exit drives on Crompond Road. The project is located at 1980 Crompond Road opposite Lafayette Avenue in the Town of Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York and is designated on the Town of Cortlandt Tax Maps as Section 33.08, Block 1, Lots 1 and 4.

Contact: Kenneth Verschoor, Department of Technical Services, Planning Division, Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, New York 10567, phone: (914) 734-1080, Email kenv@townofcortlandt.com.


Dutchess County - The City of Poughkeepsie Common Council, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Southern Waterfront Development Project - DeLaval Property - Parkland Exchange may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public hearing will be held on February 22, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, 3rd Floor, Poughkeepsie, NY. Written comments will be accepted until February 25, 2005, 4:30 p.m. The project involves parkland exchange pursuant to Chapter 335 of the Laws of 2004 involving the DeLaval property portion of the Southern Waterfront Development Project. The City is authorized to discontinue as parkland and convey a portion of the DeLaval property to the City of Poughkeepsie Industrial Development Agency for development as a mixed recreational and commercial development in exchange for new waterfront parkland and capital improvement to existing waterfront parks and facilities. The project is located on Rinaldi Boulevard in the City of Poughkeepsie, NY.

Contact: Edmond G. Murphy, City of Poughkeepsie, P. O. Box 300, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602, phone: (845) 451-4046.


Positive Declaration And Notice of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Greenburgh Central School District No. 7 Board of Education, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of a Single K-6 School on the Warburg Campus may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared. A public hearing to receive public comments on the Draft EIS will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2005, at 8:00 p.m. at Woodlands High School, 475 West Hartsdale Avenue, Hartsdale, NY. Written comments will be accepted by the lead agency contact person until March 18, 2005. The action involves the Board of Education considering the closing of two elementary schools (Highview School located on Central Avenue and R. J. Bailey School located on Hillside Avenue) and constructing new facilities at the site of Lee F. Jackson School on the Districtís main campus. The new construction will require approval of a bond referendum by the residents of the District. The scope of the project will include additions and alterations to Lee F. Jackson School, new ballfields, and new parking and roads on the main campus. Greenburgh Central School District No. 7 has its main campus, known as the Warburg Campus, on approximately 150 acres of land with its main access off of West Hartsdale Avenue (NYS Route 100A) in the Town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York. The site of the proposed action is situated at the eastern side of the Campus in the vicinity of Lee F. Jackson Elementary School, which takes its access from Saratoga Road.

Contact: Nelson Ronsvalle, Greenburgh Central School District No. 7, 475 West Hartsdale Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530, phone: (914) 761-6000 x3106.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Sullivan County - The Town of Bethel Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Jaketown Subdivision - North Jersey Realty Co, Inc. A public hearing on the Draft EIS was held on February 8, 2005 at the Town of Bethel Senior Center, 3594 SR 55, Kauneonga Lake, NY. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted for 30 days after the date of the hearing. The action involves subdivision of approx. 126 acres of land into 22 single family detached residential lots to be serviced by individual wells and subsurface waste disposal systems. The project is located on the corner of Jaketown Road and Gabriel Road, Town of Bethel.

Contact: B.J. Gettel, Town of Bethel, PO Box 301, 3454 SR 55, White Lake, NY 12786, phone: (845) 583-4649, fax: (845) 583-4710, Email: bldgdept@libertybiz.rr.com.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The Town Board of the Town of Newburgh, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Newburgh Comprehensive Plan Update. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on February 28, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 1496 Route 300, Newburgh, NY. Written comments on the Draft GEIS are also requested and will be accepted by the contact person until March 10, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. The action involves policy recommendations with regard to utilities and infrastructures, transportation, planning and zoning for the Town of Newburgh which have been grouped into short term, intermediate and long term objectives. If the Comprehensive Plan Update is adopted, the Town Board may then adopt amendments to the Town Code pertaining to the recommendations, as well as approve other implementing measures such as the installation of traffic calming measures, construction of infrastructure and acquisition of land. The project is located in the Town of Newburgh, NY.

Contact: James Osbourne, 308 Gardertown Road, Newburgh, NY 12550, phone: (845) 564-7814.