ENB - REGION 9 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program

Notice of Application to Participate

Applicant: CVS Blasdell Drug, LLC
Site Name: Jonnieís Porta Signs
Site Number: Cl915192
Site Address: 3734 Park Avenue
Site County: Erie

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The Brownfield Cleanup Program is designed to encourage the remediation of contaminated properties known as brownfields for reuse and redevelopment. The Applicant identified above has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department and is currently under review for eligibility. The property described in the application is identified by the Site Name and Site Number identified above and is located at the address above. The application proposes that the Applicant will conduct investigation and/or remedial activities at the site, to allow for commercial use of the site.

The Department will accept public comments concerning the application, for thirty days from March 23, 2005 to April 22, 2005. After review of the application and any public comments received, the Department will determine whether to accept the Applicantís request to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. If the Department accepts the Applicantís request to participate, it will execute a Brownfield Cleanup Agreement (BCA) with the Applicant. By executing a BCA, the Applicant would commit to undertake the project under the Departmentís oversight. The Department will require the Applicant to inform and involve the public during this process. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available in the document repository for this site located at Blasdell Village Hall, 121 Miriam Avenue, Blasdell, New York 14219.

The documents in the repository have not been reviewed by Department staff prior to their release for public comment. The Department, in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health, will review these documents during the public comment period.

The public is encouraged to offer comments in writing and refer questions to the Department representative identified below.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Region 9
270 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14203-2999
ATTN: Brian Graber
Phone: (716) 851-7220

The Departmentís web site provides additional information about the Brownfield Cleanup Program at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der/bcp.


Notice of Application to Participate

Applicant: Cornerstone Manor, L.P. (City Mission Society, Inc.)
Site Name: Buffalo City Mission (E. North St. & Michigan Ave.)
Site Number: C915190
Site Address: 150 East North St., Buffalo, NY 14203-1029
Site County: Erie County

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) administers the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The Brownfield Cleanup Program is designed to encourage the remediation of contaminated properties known as brownfields for reuse and redevelopment. The Applicant identified above has submitted an application to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. The application was determined to be complete by the Department and is currently under review for eligibility. The property described in the application is identified by the Site Name and Site Number identified above and is located at the address above. The application proposes that the Applicant will conduct investigation and/or remedial activities at the site, to allow for residential use of the site.

The Department will accept public comments concerning the application, as well as a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, and a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment for thirty days from March 23, 2005 through April 22, 2005. After review of the application and any public comments received, the Department will determine whether to accept the Applicantís request to participate in the Brownfield Cleanup Program. If the Department accepts the Applicantís request to participate, it will execute a Brownfield Cleanup Agreement (BCA) with the Applicant. By executing a BCA, the Applicant would commit to undertake the project under the Departmentís oversight. The Department will require the Applicant to inform and involve the public during this process. A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available in the document repository for this site located at the University of Buffalo Law School, Affordable Housing Clinic, Room 506, OíBrian Hall, SUNY, UB North Campus, Buffalo, NY 14260, (716) 645-2762 or the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, One Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203.

The documents in the repository have not been reviewed by Department staff prior to their release for public comment. The Department, in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health, will review these documents during the public comment period.

The public is encouraged to offer comments in writing and refer questions to the Department representative identified below.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Region 9
270 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203-2999
ATTN: David Locey
Phone: (716) 851-7220

The Departmentís web site provides additional information about the Brownfield Cleanup Program at: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der/bcp.


Negative Declaration

Cattaraugus County - The Common Council of the City of Salamanca, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed adoption of Local Laws Amending the City of Salamanca Zoning Law will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of local laws amending the City of Salamanca Zoning Law. The proposed amendments to the City of Salamanca Zoning Law are largely technical in nature, involving changes to the Zoning Map. The project is located city-wide.

Contact: Jermiah J. Moriarty, City of Salamanca, 225 Wildwood Avenuye, Salamanca, NY 14779, phone: (716) 945-3110.


Erie County - The Town of Lancaster, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed construction of a warehouse and office will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 119,688 square foot distribution warehouse and office on approximately 9.0 acres. The project is located at 4245 Walden Avenue in the Town of Lancaster.

Contact: Richard J. Sherwood, Town of Lancaster, 21 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086, phone: (716) 684-3342.


Erie County - The Clarence Central School District , as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Clarence Central School Districtís Middle and High Schools Capital Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves proposed improvements to the middle school include two two-story classrooms additions, a core area addition (art, home/careers and corridor), a cafeteria addition, a new auditorium and vestibule addition. A new bus drop-off area on the northern (rear) side of the school will be constructed with a new bus driveway exiting on Strickler Road. A residence on Strickler Road will be purchased and removed to allow the construction of this driveway and site buffers such as fencing and/or berms will be installed. Additional parking area will be constructed on the western side of the school near the new auditorium. A sanitary sewer connection to the municipal sewer to the north of the school property is also planned. Other improvements include a new roof on the original building; ventilation improvements including replacement of roof-mounted exhaust fans; upgrades to electrical service and to locker rooms; improvements to pool area; replacement of the fire alarm system with an addressable system; replacement of the boiler; renovations to existing spaces including classrooms, kitchen, offices and transforming the auditorium into instruction areas.

Proposed improvements to the high school include classrooms additions with one connecting to the Educational Center; additional parking areas including drainage and utility relocation; improvements to the roof, auditorium and tennis courts; installation of three new tennis courts, a new track surface and a new boiler for the buildings and grounds building.

Proposed improvements to the Clarence Educational Center, which is adjacent to the high school, include replacement of and/or upgrades to the HVAC system, plumbing, roof, ceilings, lights, and front of the existing building and repaving of the parking lot.

Contact: Richard J. Mancuso, Clarence Central School District, 9625 Main Street, Clarence, NY 14301, phone: (716) 407-9011.


Negative Declaration And Public Hearing

Wyoming County - The Town of Pike, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Recodification of the Zoning Law of the Town of Pike will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. A public hearing was held on March 10, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town of Pike Town Hall, 60 Main Street, Pike, NY. The action involves the Town recognizing that different occupations/businesses exhibit varying potentials for generating off-site impacts. The Town of Pike proposes two (2) additional tiers of occupations/businesses for the purposes of establishing review procedures and approval conditions. The two (2) tiers are: Home Occupation Minor and Home Occupation Major. Schedule I has also been amended by adding all of the "Special Use Permits" listed in Article XI to Schedule I with supporting area and yard requirements that were previously overlooked, along with the addition of Section 1115 to Article XI, - "Motor Vehicle Service Station," which sets forth regulations governing this special permit use. The project is located townwide.

Contact: Larry Rogers, Town of Pike, Town Hall, 60 Main Street, Pike, NY., E-mail: odavidmd@rochester.rr.com.