ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Rhinebeck, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Town of Rhinebeck Comprehensive Plan 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 May 22, 2006 at 6:45 p.m. at the Rhinebeck Town Hall, 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY. The action involves adoption of a new Comprehensive Plan for the Town . The current plan was adopted in 1989 so much of the information in the current plan is more than 25 years old. To prepare the new Plan, the Town Board appointed a 22-member Committee, comprised of planners, architects, land use experts, business owners, town officials and others, representing diverse backgrounds and interests. The Committee worked for more than three years to create a plan that reflects the vision of the majority of Rhinebeck residents. The plan addresses economic growth; affordable housing; home-based work; agriculture and open space; historic resources; fire districts; water/sewer; transportation; and recreation, scenic, and cultural resources, among myriad others. Regional issues, especially affordable housing and conservation of natural resources that transcend municipal boundaries, were studied and considered and more than 400 actions were developed and recommended for adoption by the Town Board.

Contact: Steve Block, Town of Rhinebeck, Town Hall, 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572, phone: (845) 876-3409, fax: (845) 876-5885, e-mail: SGBlock@aol.com.


Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Goshen, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Maplewood Hamlet Residential Subdivision 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 Thursday, May 18, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. at the Goshen Senior Center - 100 Trotter Circle Drive, Goshen NY. Written public comments will be accepted until 5:00 pm, Thursday, June 1, 2006, at the Building and Zoning Department, 41 Webster Avenue, P.O. Box 217, Goshen, NY 10924. The action involves the project sponsors proposing to create a 213-unit Hamlet Residential development on approximately 94 acres off Craigville Road in accordance with Traditional Neighborhood design concepts as described in the Town of Goshen Zoning code for the HR/HM district. Approximately 30,000 square feet of commercial uses, which will focus on providing services and goods to local residents, are also proposed. In addition, the applicant proposes to develop 16 residential lots along Coleman Road in the RU district in accordance with the requirements for an Open Space Development as described in the Town’s zoning code. In total, 229 residential units are proposed. The project is located in the Town of Goshen, Tax Parcels 29-1-63 and 29-1-65.1 located between Craigville Road and Coleman Road east of the Village of Goshen.

Contact: Neal Halloran, Town of Goshen, Town Hall, 41 Webster Street, Goshen, NY 10924, phone: (845) 294-6430.