ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
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Public Hearing Notice

Westchester County - The Planning Board of the Town of Cortlandt will conduct a Public Hearing on the application submitted by Peter Praeger of Mount Airy Associates for Preliminary Plat Approval for a ten (10) lot residential subdivision, or in the alternative a seven (7) lot residential subdivision, pursuant to Sections 276 and 277 of the New York State Town Law and pursuant to Chapter 265 (Subdivision of Land) of the Town of Cortlandt Code and for Permits pursuant to Chapter 179 (Freshwater Wetlands), Chapter 259 (Steep Slopes) and Chapter 283 (Trees) of the Town of Cortlandt Code. This application includes a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) entitled "Lakeview Estates" prepared by Tim Miller Inc. dated April 4, 2006 pursuant to Part 617 of the implementing regulations pertaining to Article 8 State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law. The subject application and FEIS is for a proposed residential subdivision for 10 lots with a one family dwelling on each lot and other related site improvements on 48.7 acres as shown on a drawing entitled "10 Lot Alternate Lakeview Estates" prepared by Ralph G. Mastromonaco, P.E. latest revision dated January 27, 2006 or in the alternative a 7 lot subdivision as shown on a drawing entitled "7 Lot Alternate, Lakeview Estates" also prepared by Ralph G. Mastromonaco, P.E. latest revision dated January 27, 2006. The FEIS, entitled "Lakeview Estates" latest revision dated April 4, 2006, prepared by Tim Miller Associates, Inc. has been deemed complete by the Town of Cortlandt Planning Board as Lead Agency. The subject application is classified as a SEQRA Unlisted Action.

SAID HEARING will be conducted in the Vincent F. Nyberg General Meeting Room at the Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, New York, on Tuesday evening, May 2, 2006 at 8:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as possible at which time all interested persons will be heard.

Negative Declaration

County: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Oneida, Saratoga, St. Lawrence, Warren, Washington, Delaware, Greene, Sullivan, and Ulster

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Adoption of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Preserve Road Procedures and Protocols Policy

Contact Person: Peter Frank, Bureau Chief
Bureau of Forest Preserve Mgt.
NYS DEC
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4254
Phone Number: (518) 473-9518

Project Location: This policy applies to roads in the Adirondack Forest Preserve and the Catskill Preserve. See counties above.

Project Description: This proposed policy sets forth the procedures with respect to projects involving alterations of roads and State truck trails under the jurisdiction of the DEC in the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves. It applies to Forest Preserve lands in units classified by the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP) as Wild Forest, Primitive, or Canoe Area, and lands in units classified by the Catskill Park State Land Master Plan (CPSLMP) as Wild Forest. These proposed procedures address maintenance, rehabilitation, relocation, and widening of roads as well as new road construction.

Roads and State truck trails are nonconforming in areas classified by the APSLMP and CPSLMP as Wilderness Areas. In addition, this policy does not apply to roads or State truck trails in Intensive Use Areas and Administrative Use Areas.

This proposed policy is intended to be consistent with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the DEC and the Adirondack Park Agency (APA), which provides guidance concerning ordinary maintenance, rehabilitation, and minor relocation of conforming structures and improvements on Forest Preserve lands in the Adirondack Park.


Dutchess County - The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Tivoli Bay Phragmites Control & Monitoring Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the treatment of three mono-specific stands of Phragmites australis totalling 3.5 acres with the herbicide Rodeo (glyphosate). Treated stands will be monitored for Phragmites regeneration, plant species diversity, and overall plant cover for five growing seasons following treatment. The treatment sites are located within the Tivoli Bay Wildlife Management Area on the Hudson River. The project is located on Kidd Lane, Town of Red Hook.

Contact: Scott E. Sheeley, New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, 21 South Putt Corners Rd, New Paltz NY 12561-1696, phone: (845) 256-3050.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Dutchess County - The Town of Dover Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Dover Knolls Zoning Amendment Application may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on April 29, 2006 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and on Monday, May 1, 2006 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. at the Dover High School cafeteria, 2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. The applicant will submit a draft scoping document to the Town Board, covering, at a minimum, the items identified in 6 NYCRR 617.8 and the issues raised by all parts of the full environmental assessment form, by April 14, 2006. The draft scoping document will be distributed to all involved agencies, and will be available for public inspection at the Town Hall. Any interested agency or individual that expresses interest in writing to the lead agency will also receive a copy of the draft scoping document. Copies will also be available at the scoping session. Public comment will be accepted at the scoping session relating to all issues relating to the scope of the DEIS. The action involves a proposed redevelopment of the former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center campus and development of the Dykeman Farm including the construction of 1,338 residential units on 883 acres located on NYS Route 22 and Wheeler Road in the Wingdale hamlet. The proposed action includes all local, regional, state and federal approvals necessary to authorize the development of the site in accordance with the proposed development plans including, without limitation, a zoning amendment from the Dover Town Board pursuant to a comprehensive development plan and conceptual site plan in accordance with the Mixed-Use Institutional Conversion Overlay District and site plan approval from the Dover Planning Board for the individual components of the project. The property is located at the former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center, Route 22 and Wheeler Road and the Dykeman Farm, Pleasant Ridge Road, Wingdale, New York.

Contact: Jill Way, Town of Dover, Tabor Wing Town Hall Annex, 3286 Route 22 North, Dover Plains, New York 12522, phone: (845) 877-4271, fax: (845) 877-4273.


Westchester County - The Town of North Salem Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Salem Hunt may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of North Salem Town Hall at the Annex, 274 Titicus Road, in the Town of North Salem. Verbal and written comments will be heard and accepted to assist the Planning Board in its preparation of a Final Scoping Outline regarding the content and issues to be studied in the required Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed project. A copy of the Applicant’s draft Scoping Outline was previously mailed to interested and involved agencies with the Planning Board’s lead agency circulation notice. Additional copies can be obtained at the Town of North Salem Planning Board Office. The action involves an application for Site Development Plan Approval to permit the development of a 75-unit condominium complex and related improvements (e.g., amenities, community water supply, community septic system, roadways, etc). The subject property consists of approximately 39.99 undeveloped acres and includes areas of regulated wetlands and associated regulated 100-foot buffer areas, including portions of NYSDEC Wetland L-32. The proposed action more specifically includes the following:

The subject property is located on the westerly side of June Road in the Town of North Salem, Westchester County, New York, within an R-MF/4 Residential Zoning District, as designated on the Tax Map of the Town of North Salem as Sheet 5, Block 1735, Lot 19.

Contact: Liz Axelson, Town of North Salem, 270 Titicus Road, North Salem, New York, 10560, phone: (914) 669-4393, fax: (914) 669-8460, e-mail:Laxelson@northsalemny.org.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Supplemental EIS And Public Hearing

Rockland County - The Sloatsburg Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Liberty Ridge Subdivision. A public hearing on the Draft Supplemental EIS will be held on April 25, 2006 at 8:00 p.m. at the Sloatsburg Village Hall, 96 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY. The public comment period ends May 10, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. The action involves preliminary and final subdivision approval for 90 single-family detached homes on an approximately 57.86 acre parcel. The proposed homes will sit on lots having a minimum lot area of 7,000 square feet. The applicant proposes three conservation areas with a total area of approximately 26.9 acres. Vehicle access would be from Route 17 and Post Road. The project is located on the west side of Route 17, and south of Post Road, Village of Sloatsburg, NY.

Contact: Contact Person: Carl S. Wright, Sloatsburg Board of Trustees, Sloatsburg Village Hall, 96 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY 10974, phone: (845)753-2727, fax: (845) 753-2730.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Westchester - The Town of Cortlandt Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Lakeview Estates. The action involves a proposed residential subdivision for 10 lots with each lot containing a one family dwelling and other related site improvements on 48.7 acres. The subject property of 48.7 acres is located at the end of McGuire Lane and is designated on the Town of Cortlandt Tax Maps as Section 56.17, Block 1, Lot 18. Copies of the FEIS are available for review during regular working hours from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, except holidays, in the Planning Division Office of the Department of Technical Services, Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, New York. A limited number of copies are available on a loan basis. A fee will be charged to persons requesting their own copy of the FEIS. A copy of the FEIS is also available for review at the Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, New York. The FEIS can also be reviewed on the internet at www.townofcortlandt.com.

Contact: Kenneth Verschoor, Town of Cortlandt Planning Board, Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, New York 10567, phone: (914) 734-1080.