ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Delaware County - The Town of Andes Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amendments to the Town of Andes’ Subdivision Regulations will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Town of Andes proposing to amend the Town’s Subdivision Regulations with respects to design standards for roads in subdivisions. The right-of-way size for subdivisions will be increased, the type of culvert pipe desired for drainage clarified, the materials usable for roadbed construction expanded to include shot rock and quarry rubble, the Code Enforcement Officer added as a possible road inspector during road construction, the usage of guardrails and signage added into the design standards, and the section explaining Town takeover of roads expanded. The project is located in the Town of Andes, Delaware County, NY.

Contact: Martin A. Donnelly, Town of Andes Town Board, 580 Main Street, Andes, NY 13731, phone: (845) 676-4791, fax: (845) 676-3776.


Delaware County - The Village of Walton Village Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Amending Chapter 53 of the Village of Walton Zoning Code will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Village of Walton amending Chapter 53 of the Village’s Zoning Code in accordance with the statutory authority of Section 7-700 and 7-708 of Village Law. The amendments call for clarifying and expanding the code’s definitions article so to do away with any ambiguity; expanding the permitted uses, permitted accessory uses, and permitted conditional uses within the district regulations article for each district so to allow for a greater variety of uses; and to make the signs article less restrictive with respects to signage within the business and commercial districts.

Contact: Edward H. Snow, Town of Andes Town Board, PO Box 29, 21 North Street, Walton, NY 13856, phone: (607) 865-4358, fax: (607) 865-4327, e-mail: gwalton@stny.rr.com.


Rensselaer County - The City of Troy Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rensselaer Iron Works Site and Upper Hudson Rivers & Estuaries Center Site Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves SEQRA Review of the Rensselaer Iron Works Site and Upper Hudson Rivers & Estuaries Center Site Plan. The project is located at the foot of Madison Street.

Contact: Andrea Poley, City of Troy Planning Board, 1 Monument Square, Troy, NY 12180, phone: (518) 270-4557, fax: (518) 270-4642.


Rensselaer County - The City of Troy Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Emma Willard Campus Improvements will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves SEQRA & Site Plan Review of a proposal to realign interior campus road ways, add a parking lot, and construct an addition to an existing building at the Emma Willard School. The project is bounded by Pawling Avenue, Elmgrove, and Pinewoods.

Contact: Andrea Poley, City of Troy Planning Board, 1 Monument Square, Troy, NY 12180, phone: (518) 270-4557, fax: (518) 270-4642.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Schenectady County - The Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed College Park. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 11, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. at the Metroplex's Offices, Room 400, 433 State Street, Schenectady, NY. Public comment period ends May 26, 2006. The project involves the removal of an abandoned building and the construction of four new buildings, including a YMCA, a building for Union University, a medical office, and a corporate office. The project is located at the intersection of Nott Street and Maxon Road, Schenectady, NY.

Contact: Jayme Lahut, Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority, 433 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305, phone: (518) 377-1109.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Rensselaer County - The Town Board of the Town of Brunswick, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Highland Creek Planned Development District. The action involves a 170 lot residential subdivision, consisting of 31 traditional single family homes, 13 manor homes, and 126 carriage homes, including an open space of 150 acres which will be owned by a Homeowners Association. The total project site consists of 210.53 acres. The lot development area consists of 39 acres, or approximately 19 percent of the project site. Approximately 74 percent of the project site will remain undeveloped open space. The project is located on the northeast side of McChesney Avenue Extension, south of its intersection with McChesney Avenue.

Contact: Patrick Poleto, Town Board of the Town of Brunswick, 336 Town Office Road, Troy, NY 12180, phone: (518) 279-3461.