ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
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Public Notice

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

Pursuant to Title 3, Article 49 of the Environmental Conservation Law, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives public notice of the following:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 49-0305(9) of the Environmental Conservation Law, of the Department's intent to acquire a Conservation Easement from Teatown Lake Reservation, over certain lands located in the Town of Yorktown, Westchester County, New York.

For further Information contact:
John P. Keating, Superintendent
Bureau of Real Property
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, New York 12233-4256
Phone: (518) 402-9442


Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Chester, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Unilock Concrete Block Manufacturing Facility will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves site development of a tax map parcel in the Industrial (i) Zone totaling 38.49 acres in the Town of Chester for a concrete block manufacturing facility in two phases, including an administration building, corporate offices and a sales area in several buildings for a total of 197,400 sq. ft., plus associated parking. The project is located on the south side of NYS Rte. 94 between the intersections of Conklintown and Glenmere Roads in the Town of Chester.

Contact: Raymond G. Johanson, Town of Chester Planning Board, P. O. Box 400, Chester, NY 10918.


Putnam County - The Town Board of the Town of Carmel, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Paul A. Camarda Park will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a twenty three acre Town Park located on a 37.16 acre parcel with access from Seminary Hill Road. The park will include ball fields, recreational facilities, parking areas, and associated storm water management facilities.

Contact: Magnus F. Sjoberg, Town of Carmel, Seminary Hill Road, Carmel, NY 10512, phone: (845) 628-1500, fax: (845) 628-7085, E-Mail:mfs@ci,carmel.ny.us.


Ulster County The Town Board of the Town of Shandaken, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of a Local Law regulation Telecommunications Facilities will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adoption of a law which provides definitions for certain telecommunications terms; the law allows telecommunications facilities in each zoning district except FW (Floodway zone); in the R5 and R3 zones a tower may be up to 180 feet tall; in all other zones the tower can be up to 70 feet tall; under this local law each telecommunications facility (with minor exception for modest changes to existing facilities) requires a special use permit and site plan review by the Planning Board; the local law provides criteria for the Planning Board to consider in the processing of the application, including that the visual impact is minimized to the extent practical; the local law sets forth the submission requirements for applicants; the local law details the visual impact analysis that must be provided; the local law requires that Town and emergency services be provided free access to the towers for their equipment; the local law provides setback requirements and fall zone requirements; the local law requires that lighting, if any, be in accordance with FAA requirements; the local law sets forth requirements to limit the visibility and regulate the aesthetics of the facilities including maintaining vegetation and providing screening; the local law regulates access and parking, signage, security, and engineering standards; and the local provides for the removal of the towers after they are no longer in use. Additionally, the law seeks to minimize the total number of towers in the community by encouraging shared use of existing and future towers as well as other tall structures and buildings. The project is located in the Town of Shandaken.

Contact: Robert Cross or David C. Brennan, Town Board of the Town of Shandaken, PO Box 67, 7209 Route 28, Shandaken, NY 12480, phone: (845) 688-5004, fax: (845) 688-2041.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Supplemental EIS

Rockland County - The Clarkstown Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Little Tor Homes and Highland Vista Estates. The comment period for the FSEIS ends on June 14, 2005. The action involves a proposed 77 lot subdivision of 113.21 acres of R-22, R-40 and R-80 zoned land west side of Little Tor Road, approximately 350' north of Phillips Hill Road, and est side of Buena Vista Road, approximately 1,200' north of Old Phillips Hill Road, Hamlet of New City, Town of Clarkstown, County of Rockland.

Contact: Jose Simoes, Town of Clarkstown Department of Planning, 10 Maple Avenue, New City, New York 10956, phone: (845) 639-2070, fax: (845) 639-2070.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS And Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Yonkers City Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed construction of Ridge Hill Village. A public hearing will be held on Monday June 20, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Grinton Will Library, 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, N.Y., which will be continued on Monday June 27, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 40 South Broadway, Yonkers, NY. A comment period of no less than ten (10) days to follow the close of the hearing. The action involves development of a mixed use "enhanced lifestyle center", an outdoor retail, entertainment, dining and residential environment with a wide range of uses oriented around and along a lively, pedestrian friendly streetscape. The proposed action will permit commercial, multi-family residential and hotel/conference center uses along with accessory parking broken down as follows:

A copy of the FEIS will be made available for public examination at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall 40 South Broadway, Yonkers, New York between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday and also at the Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers, New York, the Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, New York and the Crestwood Library, 16 Thompson Street , Yonkers, New York. The site is in the northwest portion of the City of Yonkers, between the Sprain Brook Parkway and the NYS Thruway just north of Tuckahoe Road.

Contact: Joan Deierlein, City of Yonkers, City Hall, Yonkers, New York 10701, phone: (914) 377-6015.