ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Albany County - The City of Albany Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed removal of the existing uses and construction of a commercial development including office space, market rate apartments and commercial (primarily retail) space will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves removal of the existing uses and construction of a commercial development including office space, market rate apartments and commercial (primarily retail) space. The office component is planned to consist of approximately 115,000 square feet of Class A office space. The apartment component is planned to consist of 100-130 units totaling approximately 132,000 square feet. The commercial/retail component is planned to consist of approximately 22,500 square feet of mixed commercial uses, including, but not limited to, street level retail, a health club and a gasoline filling station (The existing storage tanks will be removed and replaced with modern storage facilities). The proposed project is comprised of an office tower and an apartment tower connected at street level by a single level of mixed commercial space. The residential tower is planned to be 11 stories and have a height of up to 200 feet. The office tower is planned to be 5 stories. The Project is designed to be consistent with the character of the nearby office buildings, while at the same time complementing the historic structures in the area. Parking for the project will be available both on-site and off-site. On-site parking will consist of approximately 137 spaces located below the Project building. Additional parking spaces are also available at nearby surface parking lots owned by the Albany Local Development Corporation ("ALDC") and at the Quackenbush Square Parking Garage operated by the Albany Parking Authority. The project is located at 691, 697, 705, 707 Broadway, 80-82, 88 Montgomery Street, 56-46, 42, 44, 32 Spencer Street.

Contact: Douglas Melnick, Department of Development & Planning, 21 Lodge Street, Albany, NY 12207, phone: (518) 434-2532, ext. 15, fax: (518) 434-9846.


Rensselaer County - The Schodack Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Construction of New Water Mains will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of approximately 2,500 feet of new water mains within existing roadway rights-of-way to improve the water system within existing SW#2A; approximately 6,800 feet of new water mains and 6,600 feet of new water services to serve a proposed water dist. #8, approximately 10,900 feet of new water mains to interconnect existing SW# 2A, 2B, 4, 5 and proposed new district #8 to serve users along Rt. 9 & 20, Schuurman Rd. and Byers Estates along with construction of a new 1.4 million gal. well water supply and a 0.6 million gal. water storage tank. The project is located in the Town of Schodack, along US Rt. 20, Schuurman Rd., Byers Estates, Inglewood Subdivision.

Contact: Beth Knauf Secor, Town of Schodack, 1777 Columbia Tpke, Castleton, NY 12033, e-mail:bethk.secor@schodack.org.


Schenectady County - The Niskayuna Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed additions and alterations to District buildings/sites will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the following:

Birchwood Elementary School 897, Birchwood Lane, Niskayuna, NY

Craig Elementary School, 2566 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, NY

Glencliff Elementary School, 961 Riverview Road, Rexford, NY

Hillside Elementary School, 1100 Cornelius Ave., Niskayuna, NY

Rosendale Elementary School, 2445 Rosendale Road, Niskayuna, NY

Iroquois Middle School, 2495 Rosendale Road, Niskayuna, NY

Van Antwerp Middle School, 2253 Story Avenue, Niskayuna, NY

Niskayuna High School, 1626 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, NY

Contact: Kevin S. Baughman, Niskayuna Central School District, 1239 Van Antwerp Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309, phone: (518) 377-4666.


Positive Declaration

Albany County - The City of Albany Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed St. Peter's Hospital addition and renovations may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves construction of an addition and renovations to an existing hospital. The property is located in a C-O Commerical Office zoning district. The project consists of a six-story 275,000 sf addition; a new entry on the south face of the existing building and a new public connection from the entry to the new tower, the adjacent professional office building and the existing hospital; and a two-story vertical expansion of the existing parking garage. The project is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of New Scotland Avenue and S. Manning Boulevard, Albany, NY.

Contact: Douglas Melnick, Department of Development and Planning, 21 Lodge Street, Albany, NY 12207, phone: (518) 434-2532 ext. 15.