ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Greene County - The Village of Catskill Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Washington Irving School Multiple Dwelling will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the subdivision of the former parcel containing the Washington Irving School owned by the Town of Catskill into two lots; the sale of one parcel containing the existing school building to Estate Capital, LLC; the redevelopment of the existing school building into a 12-unit Multiple Dwelling requiring the Granting of Site Plan Approval and several Area Variances and a Special Use Permit. Infrastructure such as public water, sewer, natural gas and electric are in place. The project is located on the corner of Thompson Street and Academy Street, Catskill, NY.

Contact: Michele Pulver, Village of Catskill, Planning, 422 Main Street, Catskill, NY 12414.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Schenectady County - The Town of Rotterdam, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Demolition of the former Main Florist Building and ancillary structures will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The public comment period ends June 30, 2006. This demolition is located in the vicinity of Exit 2A of I-890 and is located in Zone II of the Aquifer Overlay Zoning District. The property was operated as Main Florist from approximately 1950 to approximately 1996. Prior to this, the property use was farmland. As would be expected, various fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides were used and sold at the florist. The Main Florist utilized 15 greenhouses. The greenhouses were heated by separate fuel oil and kerosene heaters. The project is located at 141 West Campbell Road, Rotterdam, NY.

The conditions are:

Contact: Peter J. Comenzo, Town of Rotterdam, 1100 Sunrise Boulevard, Rotterdam, NY 12306, phone: (518) 355-7660, fax: (518) 355-2725.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS

Montgomery County - The Amsterdam Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed AMR Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill and Recycling Center. Comments on the Draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until July 14, 2006. The action involves the construction and operation of a materials recycling and construction demolition debris disposal facility on a 39 acre site in the Edson Industrial Park. The landfill will occupy 14 acres. The project also involves a change in zoning that would establish a new zone for the project area. The zone would be identical in all respects to the Ll zone except that landfilling and recycling of construction and demolition debris would be a permitted activity. Edson Industrial Park is located north of NYS Route 5 and the Mohawk River, in the southeast corner of the City of Amsterdam, west of County Route 8 (Widow Susan Drive) and south and east of NYS Route 67.

Contact: Michael Chiara, Amsterdam Industrial Development Agency, City Hall, 61 Church Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010, phone: (518) 841-4334, fax: (518) 841-4310.


Rensselaer County - The Town of East Greenbush Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed East Greenbush Technology Park, Section 2. Comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact person until July 3, 2006. The action involves the Applicant seeking approval for property located at Mannix Road currently zoned O (Corporate Office Only) & OC (Corporate Office/Regional Commercial) to a Planned Development District (PDD). The Applicant proposes to extend the existing East Greenbush Technology Park Planned Development District, subdivide eight (8) additional lots and develop the balance of the site to accommodate mixed use office/research/ light industrial buildings with associated parking, loading areas, lighting, stormwater management and landscaping. The eight (8) additional lots can accommodate 440,000 square feet of office/ research/ light industrial buildings. The Site is located in the Town of East Greenbush on lands formerly of MacDonald located along the southerly side of Mannix Road, easterly of the existing East Greenbush Technology Park.

Contact: James F. Moore, Town of East Greenbush, Planning, 225 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144, phone: (518) 694-4011.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Rensselaer County - The Sand Lake Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Sand Lake Comprehensive Plan Update. The action involves an update to the Town's Comprehensive Plan. This plan sets forth policy recommendations pertaining to Future Land Use; Hamlet Centers; Rural Character; Open Space, and the Environment; Economic, Housing, and Community Sustainability; and infrastructure and Community Services within the Town. It sets forth a vision, specific goals, objectives, and recommendations, a general future land use map, and a plan for implementation.

Contact: Chris Kronau, Sand Lake Town Board, P. O. Box 273, Sand Lake NY 12153, phone: (518) 674-2026.