ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Notice of Availability

DEC Region 4 Quarterly Reports of Administrative Use of Motor Vehicles and Aircraft in the Forest Preserve:

There were no activity logs submitted documenting the administrative use of motor vehicles and aircraft within the Forest Preserve in DEC Region 4 (Greene and Delaware Counties) for the time period, January, 2005 through March, 2005. Contact Frank Parks, for more information, at the DEC Stamford office, 65561 State Highway 10, Suite 1, Stamford, NY 12167-9503, (607)652–7365.


Notice of Availability – DEC Region 4 Quarterly Reports of Administrative Use of Motor Vehicles and Aircraft in the Forest Preserve:

In compliance with DEC Commissioner Policy –17, the activity logs documenting the administrative use of motor vehicles and aircraft within the Forest Preserve in DEC Region 4 (Greene and Delaware Counties) for the time period, April 1, 2005 through June 30, 2005, are available for review, by contacting Frank Parks at the DEC Stamford office, 65561 State Highway 10, Suite 1, Stamford, NY 12167–9503, (607)652–7365.


Negative Declaration

Delaware County – The Town of Middletown Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Margaretville Best Western Site Plan Review will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves development of a sixty–two room hotel on 2.44 acres in the Town of Middletown at the site of the existing Margaretville Motel. The project is located on New York State Route 28, Middletown, NY.

Contact: Carl Patrick Davis, Town of Middletown Planning Board, PO Box 577, Margaretville, NY 12455, phone: (845) 586–2344, fax: (845) 586–1775, e–mail:middbldgzon@catskill.net.


Montgomery County – The Town Board of the Town of Minden, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendment of Town of Minden Zoning Law to Prohibit Commercial Composting Operations will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an amendment to Chapter 90 of the Code of the Town of Minden in order to prohibit commercial composting operations. This amendment is necessary to protect the health and welfare of the residents of the Town, while protecting legitimate farming and other agricultural uses that may involve the use of compost. The Town Zoning law states that its purposes include the promotion of health and general welfare and the avoidance of air and water pollution.

Contact: Thomas L. Quackenbush, Town of Minden, 134 State Highway 80, Fort Plain, NY 13339, phone: (518) 993–3443.


Schenectady County - The Town Board of the Town of Niskayuna, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Southwest Niskayuna Zone Change will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the change of zone of 36 acres of New York State designated wetlands (S–5) in the southwest portion of the Town of Niskayuna from R–2 Medium Density Residential to L–C Land Conservation Zoning District.

Contact: Kathleen Matern, Town of Niskayuna, One Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309, phone (518) 386–4530.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Albany County – The Zoning Board of Appeals of the City of Cohoes, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 37 unit condominium project proposed by Gordon Residential Development, LLP 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 a 37 unit condominium project. The project is located on North Reservoir Street in the City of Cohoes.

The conditions are:

Written public comments may be submitted through September 7, 2005 to Erin Thomas, City Planner, City of Cohoes, 97 Mohawk Street, Cohoes, New York 12047.

Contact: Erin Thomas, City Planner, City of Cohoes, 97 Mohawk Street, Cohoes, New York 12047, phone: (518) 233–2118.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Rensselaer County – The Rensselaer City School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rensselaer City School District New PK–12 Campus may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A proposed scope for the DEIS is available at the Rensselaer City School District and written comments can be submitted until August 30, 2005. A scoping hearing will be held on August 16, 2005, at 6:30 p.m. at the Rensselaer Middle–High School Auditorium located at 555 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY. The action involves the construction of new K–12 facility for the Rensselaer City School District (“RCSD”) on an approximately 47–acre parcel (the “Campus”), newly annexed to the City of Rensselaer. The project will include the construction of new access roads and/or the improvement of existing roads to the Campus property. The project may include the acquisition of land by purchase and by eminent domain for the Campus and the access roads. The project may include the decommissioning of some or all of the existing facilities used by the RCSD that will be replaced by those to be constructed on the Campus. The project is located in the City of Rensselaer.

Contact: Gordon Reynolds, Rensselaer City School District, 555 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY., phone: (518) 465-7509.