ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
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Public Notice

County: Sullivan

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Upgrade the Potable Water System for NYS DEC, Mongaup Pond Campground

Contact: Len Bouren
NYS DEC
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, New York 12561
Phone Number: (845) 256-3080

Project Location: Town of Rockland, Mongaup Pond

Project Description: The action involves trenching and installing new water lines throughout the Mongaup Pond Campground. Approximately 3 acres will be affected. The project was included in the Mongaup Pond Campground Unit Management Plan, 1993, page 14-IU-C. The project requires the cutting of 196 trees with a 3 inch or greater diameter at breast height. This notice is in compliance with the Policy LF-91-2, Cutting, Removal or Destruction of Trees on Forest Preserve Lands. The New York Natural Heritage Program does not have any record of threatened or endangered species in the project area nor are there wetlands in the project area.


Negative Declaration

Putnam County - The Town of Southeast, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Amendments to Chapter 138, “Zoning” of the Town Code will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. the Town Board of the Town of Southeast embarking upon a process of updating local land use regulations to protect the community character and environmental quality of the Town. The proposed amendments to the Zoning Code are intended to achieve a number of objectives defined within the Comprehensive Plan and which are more fully described in the Environmental Assessment Form prepared for the Proposed Action.

Contact: John Dunford, Town of Southeast, Town Hall, 1 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509, phone: (845) 279-4313.


Sullivan County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Little Joseph Realty, Inc. - Proposed Sand and Gravel Mine (DEC ID# 3-4824-00029/00001) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the applicant proposing to mine sand and gravel from 9 acres of a 244+acre parcel. Approximately 300,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the site during site operations. Screening of material is also proposed at the site. Portions of the site disturbed as part of mining operations will be reclaimed concurrently with other site operations so that no more than five acres will be disturbed at any one time. Final restoration of the site will result in a gently sloped area on the eastern side of NYS Route 97. The project is located on the eastern side of NYS Route 97, approximately 3000 feet north of Newburgh Turnpike (County Route 114) in the Town of Cochecton, Sullivan County. To view the Complete Application for this project.

Contact: Scott Ballard, NYSDEC, Division of Environmental Permits, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1696, phone: (845) 256-3051, email-rsballar@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Town of Cortlandt Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Hudson Valley Hospital Center. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on Tuesday evening, March 7, 2006 at 8:00 P.M. at Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, New York, or as soon thereafter as possible at which time all interested persons will be heard. Comments on the DEIS are requested and will be accepted in writing by the Planning Board until March 17, 2006 (unless extended by the Planning Board). The action involves application (PB 23-04) submitted by the Hudson Valley Hospital Center for Site Development Plan Approval pursuant to Chapter 307 (Zoning) and a Special Permit pursuant to Chapter 307-59 (Zoning) and for Permits pursuant to Chapter 179 (Freshwater Wetlands), Chapter 259 (Steep Slopes) and Chapter 283 (Trees) of the Town of Cortlandt Code for building additions totaling 133,400 sq. ft. and a 377 car parking garage. The subject property of 21.45 acres is located on north side of Crompond Road (NY State Route 35/202) at 1980 Crompond Road Avenue and is designated on the Town of Cortlandt Tax Maps as Section 33.08, Block 1, Lots 1 & 4. Persons may review said DEIS, application and drawings at the Planning Office, Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, New York, between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, except holidays. A limited number of copies of the DEIS are available on a loan basis. A fee will be charged to persons requesting their own copy of the DEIS. A copy of the DEIS is also available for review at the John C. Hart Memorial Library Hudson Library, 1130 Main Street, Shrub Oak, New York. The DEIS is also posted on the Town of Cortlandt Website, www.townofcortlandt.com.

Contact: Steven Kessler, Town of Cortlandt Planning Division Office of the Department of Technical Services, Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, New York.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Westchester County - The New Rochelle City Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Downtown Density Bonus (DDB) Overlay Zone. A public hearing will be held on A Public Hearing of the New Rochelle City Council on the DGEIS will be held on Monday, March 13, 2006 at 8:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall - 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, New York. For further information and to view a copy of the DGEIS, contact Craig King, Commissioner of Development, City Hall - 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801, (914) 654-2186. Written comments are additionally requested by Mr. King and should be sent to the above address on or before March 23, 2006. The action involves amendment to SECTION 331-28(E), FLOATING ZONE, by adding SUBSECTION (7) and by adding SECTION 331-85.3, DOWNTOWN DENSITY BONUS (DDB) OVERLAY ZONE, of CHAPTER 331, ZONING, of the New Rochelle City Code.

The proposed zoning overlay district would allow City Council to award a density bonus for projects in the DMU, DMUR and DB zones located in the Central Parking District that achieved certain public benefits. The density bonus would be awarded at the sole discretion of City Council based upon City Council’s determination that the public benefits of the project. This zoning change would allow, under certain conditions, selective redevelopment of large parcels in the DMU and DMUR Districts and redevelopment of smaller parcels in the DB District. The project is located in the DMU, DMUR and DB Zoning Districts located in the Central Parking District, New Rochelle, NY. Copies will also be available at the City Clerk’s Office, the New Rochelle Public Library, and at the following web address: www.newrochelleny.com.

Contact: Craig King, Department of Development, City Hall, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801, phone: (914) 654-2186.


Notice Of Acceptance of Final Supplemental EIS

Westchester County - The Planning Board of the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed applications for site plan review and other approvals for the development of a mixed-use, live/work development known as MUPDD Saw Mill Lofts. The action involves:

The Proposed Action would include the development of 60 for-sale condominium residential units, 54 of which would be live/work units and six would be units that meet Village of Hastings-on-Hudson’s definition of affordable. The development would include two elevator buildings, each forty feet in height, in a north-south orientation with 174 accessory parking spaces (below-grade parking spaces and at-grade parking spaces) and landscaped areas. The development would utilize existing public water and sewer service. Ground floor retail uses would include specialty retailing and professional offices; the Applicant has offered to limit the retail uses by deed restrictions.

The site of the Proposed Action is 7.45 acres of property (known as Tax Map Section 11, Sheet 22, Parcels P4 and P4A) located along the west side of Saw Mill River Road (NY State Route 9A), adjacent to the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson’s municipal boundary with the Town of Greenburgh.

Contact: Angela Witkowski, Hastings Planning Board, Village Hall, 7 Maple Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706, phone: (914) 478-3400, fax: (914) 478-4624.