ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hardscrabble Commons will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a 2-lot subdivision in the Business (B1) District, the construction of a 2-story storage building and a 2-story mixed retail/office and apartment building, renovations to an existing retail building and associated site developments. The project is located on U.S. Route 9 South, Town of Red Hook.

Contact: Betty Mae Van Parys, Town of Red Hook Planning Board, 7340 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, phone: (845) 758-4613, e-mail: planning@redhook.org.


Dutchess County - The Town of Poughkeepsie Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Oakwood Commons will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a request to the Town Board to rezone a 10.16-acre parcel of land from the I-H (Heavy Industrial) and WD-2 (Waterfront) districts to the B-H (Highway Business) district; and a request to the Town of Poughkeepsie Planning Board for Site Plan and Subdivision Approval to redevelop a former office complex into mixed-use: 2 five-story office buildings each 65,920 SF; a five-story, 122-room hotel/conference center, 72,280 SF; a retail/pharmacy, 10,880 SF; a 225-seat restaurant, 7,032 SF; a 4-story parking garage, 264 spaces; and additional parking, access and infrastructure. The action also includes zoning variances, improvements to Route 9 and Spackenkill Rd., and sewer capacity reallocation. The project is located on Route 9 (South Road), just north of Spackenkill Road, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Contact: Laura Wojtowicz, Town of Poughkeepsie Planning Department, 1 Overocker Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, phone: (845) 485-3657, fax: (845) 486-7885, e-mail:_lwojtowicz@townofpoughkeepsie-ny.gov.


Sullivan County - The Town Board of the Town of Liberty, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Map Revision Tax Map Parcel 46-1-19.2 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a local law amending the Town of Liberty Zoning Map by removing a portion of tax map parcel 46-1-19.2 from the RD Rural Development District and adding it to the adjoining SC Service Commercial District such that the entire parcel lies within the Service Commercial District. The project is located on Stanton Corners Road, in the Town of Liberty.

Contact: Francis J. DeMayo, Town of Liberty, 120 North Main Street, Liberty, NY 12754, phone: (845) 295-5111.


Westchester County The Village of Sleepy Hollow Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Site Plan Amendment - Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Master Plan 2004 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Phelps Memorial Hospital Association was granted site plan approval in Fall 2004 for a series of improvements to its campus (entitled “Master Plan 2004”) including a new medical services building and 435 surface parking spaces. The proposed project amends this site plan to permit the construction of a 750-space parking structure just north of the proposed medical services building. The footprint of the parking structure lies within the previously approved limit of work for the northern surface parking lots. The amendment would also reduce the amount of surface parking in the more distant eastern portion of the site, and eliminate the connector road between the Robin’s Nest parking and the northern surface lots. The project is located at 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, New York.

Contact: Sean McCarthy, Village of Sleepy Hollow Planning Board, Village Hall, 28 Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, phone: (914) 366-5124, fax: (914) 631-0607.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The Newburgh Enlarged City School District Board of Education, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Newburgh Enlarged City School District High School. A public hearing on the Draft Generic EIS will be held on December 7, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Office Auditorium, 124 Grand Street, Newburgh NY. Public comment period ends December 12, 2005. The action involves he construction of new schools and additions and renovations to existing schools. Proposed improvements include:

Newburgh Free Academy: The proposed project includes the conversion from a 10-12 to a 9-12 grade configuration, the construction of two classroom wings, a 3,000 seat gymnasium, athletic support spaces, cafeteria, library, smaller gymnasium, auto mechanic shop addition, and an 8 lane swimming pool. Additionally, a 5,000 seat lighted football stadium, lighted soccer field and softball field are proposed.

Meadow Hill: Proposed project includes the construction of a 3-story 5-8 middle school located to the northeast of the existing building.

Chestnut Street BOE Annex: Demolition of the existing building and the construction of a new 3-story 5-8 or K-8 school are proposed.

South Junior High School: Demolition of the western portion of the school with the construction of a new gym, cafeteria and music space in its place is proposed. Additional parking is also proposed. School will be converted from 7-9 to a 5-8 or K-8.

Temple Hill Academy: The construction of a new auditorium and possible new and/or relocated parking is proposed. School will be converted K-6 to K-8.

Vails Gate High Technical Magnet School: The proposed project includes the replacement of temporary classrooms with permanent, and a small building classroom addition. Convert school from K-6 to K-4.

Heritage Junior High School: Proposed project includes the conversion from a 7-9 to a 5-8 school, interior renovations, new auditorium and possible new or relocated parking.

Gardnertown Fundamental Magnet School: The proposed project includes the conversion from a K-6 to a K-8, construct a new gym, auditorium, technology shop, new parking and new athletic fields.

GAMS Technical Magnet School: The conversion from a K-6 to a K-8, the construction of a new gym, auditorium, music space, technology shop, new parking and new athletic fields, with one possibly lit are proposed.

North Junior High School: The proposed project includes the conversion from a 7-9 to a 5-8 school, the construction of new music and technology space, and athletic improvements including one possible lit field.

Washington Street Pre-K: Minor interior renovations and possible minor new construction are proposed for this site.

Fostertown ETC Magnet School: The conversion from a K-6 to a K-4 school is proposed on this site. Additionally, small interior renovations and minor new construction are proposed.

Horizons-on-the-Hudson Magnet School: The proposed project includes the conversion from a K-6 to a K-4 school, with Minor interior renovations and minor new construction.

Contact: Annette Saturnelli, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, 124 Grand Street, Newburgh NY, phone: (845) 563-3400.