ENB - REGION 7 NOTICES

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Broome County - The Planning Board of the Town of Chenango, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Quickway Travel Center will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a new 6,000 square foot convenience store with food service tenant. There will be a 24' X 125' gas canopy and 30'X 36' diesel canopy. The proposed project will encompass 1.88 acres of the 2.49 acre lot located at 1166 Castle Creek Road in the Town of Chenango. The property is in an agricultural area zoned as Planned Development District.

Contact: Ronald J. Keibel, Town of Chenango, 1137 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905, phone: (607) 723-8304.


Oswego County - The Onondaga County Water Authority, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hastings Tank Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the installation of new 1-million gallon fluted column water storage tank to supply the existing water customers and the new North Hastings Water District. The water tank will include the installation of a 16-inch diameter pipe from the water tank and run down the right of way to connect into the water line. Attendant features of the water storage tank will include a security fence around the tank and gravel driveway down the right of way to access the tank site. The project includes the demolition of the existing water storage tank within the Village of Central Square when the new tank is complete. The proposed project involves work within Oswego County, within the Town of Hastings, and the Village of Central Square. The project is located in the Town on Hastings off Route 49 off the proposed road Phinney Lane (an official street address has yet to be assigned). The existing tank to be demolished is located in the Village of Central Square near the intersection of Route 11 and Route 49.

Contact: Anthony J. Geiss, Onondaga County Water Authority, 200 Northern Concourse, P.O. Box 9, Syracuse, New York 13211, phone: (315)-455-7061, fax: (315) 455-6649.


Tioga County - The Tioga County Legislature, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tioga County Court, Renovations to Court House & Court Annex, will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the County intending to remodel the existing Court House and Court Annex in order to comply with the requirements of the Office of Court Administration (OCA) and NYS handicap accessibility requirements.

Court House (21 Court Street): Work includes a new entrance/security station 688 SF addition along the west face of the existing building and adjacent to Park St. The new entrance will provide a handicap lift, court security station, metal detector and x-ray console. Interior renovations to the basement, first, second and third floors include various restrooms, holding cells, office space and a new elevator.

Court Annex (20 Court Street): Work includes a new main entrance/security station 700 SF addition along the west face of the existing building and adjacent to Court St. The new entrance will provide a court security station, metal detector and x-ray console. Interior renovations to the first, second and third floors include various restrooms, holding room, and office space.

The project is located at 20 and 21 Court Street, Village of Owego, NY 13827, Tioga County.

Contact: Kenneth Del Bianco, Public Works, Tioga County DPW, 477 Route 96, Owego NY 13827, phone: (607) 687-0302.


Tioga County - The Town of Nichols, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tioga Downs Racetrack, LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves development of a new harness track and video lottery facility. The new 83,150 s.f. stadium and gaming facility will replace the existing 49,595 s.f. facility. A new 14,350 s.f. paddock barn will be built to replace an existing 2,200 s.f. jockey quarters. A gazebo-style bandstand and equipment barn are also being planned. The existing entrance drive is being relocated to better suit the new facility. Approximately 7 acres of the exiting 18.8 acres of existing gravel parking lots will be improved to asphalt parking to accommodate the anticipated regular traffic and provide 1850 parking spaces. For Phase ll of the project a future 100 room hotel is being planned. Implementation of Phase ll will depend upon the success of the new facility. The project is located at 2384 West River Road, Nichols, NY.

Contact: James Branston, Town of Nichols, P.O. Box 296, 54 East River Road, Nichols, NY 13812, phone: (607) 699-3110.