ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Fishkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dutchess Mall Amended Site Development Plan - The Home Depot will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the redevelopment of portions of the existing and underutilized 52.8 acre Dutchess Mall site located on Route 9. The existing Dutchess Mall consists of three structures and is commonly known as the Service Merchandise on the south end, the Mays Building on the north end with the Mall Building in between. The Home Depot is proposing to demolish 299,012 sf of the Mall Building with the Service Merchandise and the Mays Buildings to remain. In place of the Mall Building, the Home Depot is proposing to build a 132,874 square foot home improvement store along with associated site improvements. The two (2) existing businesses on the site in pad locations near Route 9, McDonalds and Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union will remain unchanged. The project is located on Route 9 & Interstate 84, Town of Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y.

Contact: Christopher J. Colsey, Municipal Development, 807 Route 52, Fishkill, NY 12524, phone: (845) 831-7800 ext. 3326, fax: (845) 831-2964, E-mail: ccolsey@fishkill-ny.gov.


Westchester County - The Westchester County Board of Legislators, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Avitat Renovations and New Lease will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a new lease agreement with Jet Support Systems Inc, whereby Avitat will undertake renovations to the portion of Hangar E which it currently leases. Renovations include a 2½ story addition, which will increase the building space by approximately 11,210 square feet. The project is located Westchester County Airport, Route 120, Town of Harrison.

Contact: David Kvinge, Environmental Planning, 432 Michaelian Office Building, White Plains, NY 10601, phone: (914) 995-4400.


Positive Declaration

Ulster County - The Village of New Paltz Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Victorian Square may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves approximately 10.76 acres in the Village of New Paltz on which the applicant proposes to construct 90 two-bedroom rental units, 61 of which would be reserved for senior citizen occupancy in accordance with the Village of New Paltz Zoning Code. The project would utilize both municipal water and sewer services. The site includes approximately 7.35 acres of wetlands. As proposed, the project would involve filling or otherwise disturbing approximately 3.2 acres of undisturbed and/or previously disturbed wetlands as well as the restoration of approximately 1.1 acres of previously disturbed wetlands located within the site. The project is located between South Manheim Boulevard (Route 32 south) and Cicero Avenue in the Village of New Paltz, NY. The easternmost portion of the property borders directly on the Town of New Paltz.

Contact: Alison Shestakofsky, Village of New Paltz Planning Board, P. O. Box 877, New Paltz, NY 12561, phone: (845) 255-3055.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Supplemental Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of LaGrange, as lead agency, has accepted a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed adoption of the Town of LaGrange Comprehensive Plan. A public hearing on the Supplemental Draft EIS will be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town of LaGrange, Town Hall, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrange, NY. Written comments will be accepted by the lead agency until April 9, 2005. The action involves adoption of the Town of LaGrange Comprehensive Plan, which includes a framework for new zoning and land use recommendations according to §272-a of the New York State Town Law and §43 of the Town of LaGrange Code.

Contact: Kathleen Williams for George Wade, Town of LaGrange Town Board, 120 Stringham Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540, phone: (845) 452-1830.


Dutchess County - The Hyde Park Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Update of Town Comprehensive Plan, Zoning and Subdivision Laws. A public hearing on the Supplemental Draft EIS will be held on March 31, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyde Park Town Hall, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY. Written comments will be accepted by the lead agency until April 15, 2005. The Town of Hyde Park Town Board intends to adopt amendments to the town’s Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Law, Zoning Map and Subdivision Laws that would establish new policies, land uses and regulations throughout the Town.

Contact: Yancy F. McArthur, Town of Hyde Park, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, phone: (845) 229-5111, fax: (845) 229-7583.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Generic EIS

Orange County - The Town of Cornwall Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Cornwall Comprehensive Plan - January 2005. The action involves the Town of Cornwall Town Board deciding to review its recently adopted Comprehensive Plan for 2003 and prior plan for 1992. In accordance with Section 272-a of Town Law a Comprehensive Plan Committee was appointed and began work in February 2004. Both the Town Board and Comprehensive Plan Committee reviewed all proposals of prior plans and determined changes should be made to the plans on a town-wide basis. A series of public meetings were held including a final public hearing and the 2003 plan was amended to reflect changes proposed by the Comprehensive Plan Committee. The plan was recommended to the Cornwall Town Board which reviewed the changes and presented a revised plan in November 2004 and scheduled a public hearing on December 14, 2004. Changes were made and the plan has now been scheduled for a second public hearing on February 15, 2005. A Draft Generic EIS prepared for the January 2005 plan was filed on January 20, 2005.

The FGEIS is a response to comments on the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) that was filed on January 20, 2005 and that was the subject of a joint SEQR public hearing on February 15, 2005 and closed on that date. The written comment period on the DGEIS extended through February 21, 2005.

Contact: Richard Randazzo, Town of Cornwall Town Board, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, New York 12518.