ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

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Negative Declaration

County: Ulster and Greene

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Adoption and Implementation of the Shandaken Wild Forest Unit Management Plan

Contact Person: Jeff Rider
NYS DEC
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561
phone: (845) 256-3083

Project Location: Towns of Shandaken and Lexington

Project Description: This Negative Declaration replaces the one published in the August 6, 2003 issue of the Environmental Notice Bulletin. Some minor modifications have been made to the management actions in the unit management plan since that time that necessitated the Negative Declaration to be updated.

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed implementation of the Shandaken Wild Forest Unit Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. Some of the specific projects proposed to fulfill the goals and objectives in the plan that will govern the area’s future management include, creating an Administrative Use Area at the Lower Birch Creek Road parcel to allow maintenance of the area to continue, construction of two additional parking areas and expansion of an existing parking area, construction of two miles of a cross country ski/mountain bike/hiking trail, construction of one new accessible lean–to and pit privy, installation of an accessible fishing platform, designation of the Rochester Hollow access road for motorized use for persons with disabilities through permit and removal of the old dump site at Broadstreet Hollow.


Westchester County - The Town of Yorktown Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Westchester County Greenway Compact Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 44-0119 of the Environmental Conservation Law of the State of New York, The Town of Yorktown adopts the statement of policies, principles and guides detailed in the four compendiums titled, Tourism and Economic Development Plan (April 1997), Hudson River Waterfront Present and Future (June 1998), Building Liveable Downtowns (June 1999) and Growing Smarter Together( September 2000), and Patterns for Westchester: The Land and the People, which together comprise the Westchester County Greenway Plan (the Compact Plan). By which the Town of Yorktown becomes a participating community in the Greenway Compact. The Town of Yorktown, to the extent the Town either enacts new, or amends its current land use laws and regulations, should, where appropriate, be designed to be consistent with the Compact Plan. To implement the Compact Plan in the Code of the Town of Yorktown, Chapter 300 (Town of Yorktown Zoning Ordinance ) will be amended by adding Section § 300-2.1 entitled Westchester County Greenway Compact Plan, Additionally, Chapter 195 (Land Development) will be amended by the addition of Section § 195-3.1 Westchester County Greenway Compact Plan. The project is located townwide.

Contact: Alice Roker, Town of Yorktown, 363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Heights State: NY 10598, phone: (914) 962-5722, fax: (914) 962-6591.


Negative Declaration And Public Hearing

Sullivan County - Town of Bethel Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Upstate Development, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. A public hearing will be held on October 11, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of Bethel Senior Center, 3594 SR 55, Kauneonga Lake, NY. Comment period ends October 11, 2005. The action involves development of a commercial lot on 11.48 acre parcel for approximately 4 stores and 30 parking spaces. The parcel is located in the AG District at 1950 SR 17B, Bethel, Town of Bethel, County of Sullivan, State of New York.

Contact: Bette Jean Gettel, Town of Bethel Planning Board, PO Box 300, White Lake, NY 12786, e–mail: Bldgdept@libertybiz.rr.com.


Positive Declaration

Orange County – The Village of Warwick Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Red Swan Inn may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves a request for a Zoning Map change from R–1 (Single–family residence) and GC (General Commercial) to a new Hospitality Traditional Neighborhood Design Zoning District and related Zoning text changes to govern the new District. The project also involves a proposed mixed–use development, on a ±10.6 acre parcel to be rezoned to the newly created District, that includes a 35 bedroom country inn, retail space with apartments above, townhouses, a spa, community uses and an interior road network. The proposed project would require Village water and sewer services. In addition to the Zoning changes, the project also requires Subdivision and Site Plan approval from the Village Planning Board as well as approvals from several other agencies. The project is located NY State Route 94.

Contact: Jacqueline Mongelli, Village of Warwick, 77 Main Street, Warwick, NY 10990, phone: (845) 986-2032, fax: (845) 986-6884, e-mail: vlgclerk@warwick.net.


Westchester County – The City of Rye, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 3 Martin Road may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the subdivision of an existing 0.75–acre property into two building lots and extending a new sewer and storm drain line in Martin Road.

Contact: Christian K. Miller, City of Rye, phone: (914) 967–7167, fax: (914) 967-4641, e–mail: cmiller@ryeny.gov.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Putnam County – The Town of Philipstown Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Quarry Pond Planned Development District. The action involves the mapping of a zoning district in the Town of Philipstown referred to as the Quarry Pond Planned Development District (Quarry Pond PDD). The Town of Philipstown proposes to designate approximately 80 acres of the North Highlands section of the Town as a Planned Development District (PDD) pursuant to Chapter 175, Article XII of the Philipstown Code in order to facilitate the construction of senior and affordable housing on a site that is now industrially zoned and used for soil mining. The Quarry Pond subject site is located on the eastern side of US Route 9 and south of Horton Road near the northwestern corner of the Town of Philipstown, Putnam County, New York, It is located approximately one mile south of the Town‘s border with Dutchess County and just over two miles from the intersection of US Route 9 and Route 301. The site is bordered on the east by the Clove Creek. Hustis Road terminates at US Route 9 opposite the site‘s southeastern corner and the existing entrance to the site. The project site is designated as tax map Section 16, Block 1, Parcel 38.

Contact: Tina M. Merando, Town of Philipstown Town Board, Philipstown Town Hall, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York 10516, phone: (845) 265–3329.


Sullivan County – The Town of Bethel Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Asher Grail Development. The action involves the redevelopment of an existing bungalow colony on 8.3 +/- acre parcel. Remove 22 single family dwellings and 1 multi family residence and replacing with (12) 3 unit single family dwellings. The parcel is located in the RS District and would be connecting to the Kauneonga Lake Sewer District. The project is located at 3446 SR 55, White Lake, Town of Bethel.

Contact: Bette Jean Gettel, Town of Bethel Planning Board, PO Box 300, White Lake, NY 12786, e-mail: Bldgdept@libertybiz.rr.com.