ENB - REGION 7 NOTICES

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Public Notice

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 24 (Freshwater Wetlands Act) of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law and the Freshwater Wetlands Mapping and Classification Regulations (6 NYCRR Part 664) that NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) proposes to amend Onondaga County Freshwater Wetland Map 3 of 21, originally filed in 1986. The wetland amendment would add a 35 acre wetland (BAL-31) to the map. Maps showing the proposed revisions are available at the Clerk's office in the village, town and county where the change is taking place, at the Baldwinsville Library, and at the NYSDEC Region 7 Office, Syracuse, NY.

Those interested may view the proposed amended maps and ask questions at an informational meeting which will be held at the Lysander Town Hall, 6 Lock Street, Lysander, NY on November 16, 2005 from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Those wishing to may submit written comments on the accuracy of the proposed changes to the maps at the informational meeting, or by mailing comments to the person listed below through November 30, 2005. A legislative public hearing will be held at Lysander Town Hall on November 16, 2005 beginning at 7:30 PM, following the informational meeting. Oral as well as written comments on the accuracy of the amended wetland boundaries will be received into the record at that time. All comments received through November 30, 2005 will be considered.

Pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 664, once the announcement of a proposed amendment has been made, no activity subject to regulation under the Freshwater Wetlands Act may be initiated without a permit from NYSDEC within the area that is the subject of the proposal (including the 100 foot or extended wetland adjacent area) until the Commissioner has either amended the map or denied the amendment.

Contact: Gerald Rasmussen, NYSDEC Region 7, 1285 Fisher Avenue, Cortland, N.Y. 13045-1090, phone (607) 753-3095, ext. 201, FAX (607) 753-8532, email gprasmus@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


SERP Action - Negative Declaration

Madison County - Pursuant to the NYS Clean Water/Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the City of Oneida Common Council, as lead agency, has determined that the City of Oneida Waste Water Treatment Plant Preliminary and Primary Treatment Process Upgrade and Expansion will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves construction of a new/replacement preliminary and primary treatment facility that will expand treatment capacity from 2.5 MGD (peak 7.0 MGD) to 5.0 MGD (peak 10.0 MGD). Construction will include mechanical bar screens, grit removal, two 65' diameter primary clarifiers and associated ancillary pumps, piping and control systems. New facility will be located on lands owned by the City of Oneida and constructed just north of existing secondary treatment facility that will remain in service. The project is located at 387 Harden Street, Oneida, NY.

Contact: James W. Bacher, City of Oneida, 109 N. Main Street, Ondida, NY 13421-0550, phone: (315) 363-7222, fax: (315) 363-9558, email:jwbacher@oneidacity.com.


Negative Declaration

Onondaga County - The Onondaga County IDA, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Onondaga Community College Housing Development Corporation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a student housing facility for 500 students on the Onondaga Community College campus. The project is located on the main campus entrance road.

Contact: Donald J. Western, Onondaga County IDA, 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202, phone: (315) 435-3770, fax: (315) 435-3669, email:dwestern@ongov.net.


Tioga County - The Tioga County Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed transfer of property and redevelopment of 231 Main Street, Owego NY building and grounds will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves adaptive re-use and rehabilitation of the structure and grounds at 231 Main Street in the Village of Owego by the applicant. This building, which is listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places and is within the Village of Owego's Certified Local Government Historic District, was constructed in 1906 and used as a school until 1972 when Tioga County purchased it and converted it into an office building.

This project requires rezoning of parcel 128.08-4-44 (2 acres) from Residential 3 (R3) to Business (B) by the Village of Owego Board of Trustees, granting of a Certificate of Appropriateness by the Owego Historic Preservation Commission, a 15-year, $647,987 PILOT agreement with the Tioga County Industrial Development Agency, and finally property transfer from Tioga County to 231 Main, LLC.

This building, that housed approximately 120 employees for three decades as the Tioga County Human Resources Office Building will be converted into a less intensive use including 19 apartments and 2 professional offices.

Contact: Lee Ann Tinney, Tioga County Industrial Development Agency, 56 Main Street, Village of Owego, NY 13827, phone: (607) 687-8259.


Notice Of Acceptance of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Tioga County - The Tioga County Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Route 434 E=MT3 Mixed-Use Office Park Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on October 19, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. at the Tioga Office Building, 56 Main, Owego, NY. Comments will be accepted by the contact person until November 4, 2005. The action involves a proposed Route 434 E=MT3 Mixed-Use Office Park Project to consists of single family, two-family and multi-family townhouse residences, professional offices, light and high - tech manufacturing, and development - scale/servicing retail uses. The project is located at NYS Route 434, Town and Village of Owego, NY.

Contact: Lee Ann Tinney, Tioga County Industrial Development Agency, 56 Main Street, Village of Owego, NY 13827, phone: (607) 687-8259.