ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Planning Board of the Village of Red Hook, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Knollwood Commons at Red Hook LLC will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a townhouse development which will have both residential and commercial areas located on Lot #2 of the Old Soap Factory Inc. Grid #25-6272-10-348352-0000. The development will front on Firehouse Lane. The development will be composed of 20 townhouse units and 2 mixed use buildings to be located on 5 acres.

Contact: James W. Trapp, Village of Red Hook Planning Board, 7467 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, phone: (845) 758-1081.


Rockland County - The Village of Upper Nyack, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment for OB Zoning District and Cluster Development will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a zoning text amendment to allow residential use as an additional use by the special permit in the existing OB Zone.

Contact: Michael Esmay, Village of Upper Nyack, 328 North Broadway, Upper Nyack, NY 10960, phone: (845) 358-0084.


Conditioned Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The Village of Mount Kisco Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lexus of Mount Kisco will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met. There will be a 30 day public comment commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the applicant, Lexus of Mount Kisco, proposing to construct a 48,713 square foot building for automobile sales and service on a previously developed 6.21-acre site. The proposed project would include 276 surface parking spaces for customers, employees, and vehicle storage. The proposed project would also include a 12,800 square foot outdoor vehicle display area along Kisco Avenue. As proposed, the new development would decrease the existing impervious surface area of the site by 6.5 percent. The proposed project would replace an existing 97,120 square foot warehouse and associate parking (71 percent development coverage) with a 48,713 square foot building and associated paved areas (66 percent development coverage). The project site is addressed 275 Kisco Avenue, and is located entirely within the Village of Mount Kisco (tax map number 64.49-3-1) in the General Commercial (GC) district.

The conditions are:

1) The applicant will install a traffic control signal at the intersection of Kisco Avenue and Holiday Drive to mitigate potentially adverse traffic impacts.

2) The State of New York Department of Transportation will install the planned traffic control signal on the southbound exit ramp of the Sawmill River Parkway at its intersection with Kisco Ave to mitigate the existing failing Level of Service (LOS) conditions at this intersection, and prevent the proposed project from exacerbating the existing conditions.

Contact: Michael Stein, Village of Mount Kisco Planning Board, 104 Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, phone: (914) 241-0500, fax: (914) 864-1085, e-mail: michael@drepc.com.


Positive Declaration

Westchester County - The Village of Ossining Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Snowden Ave Ossining, NY PB #03-06 may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the Applicant seeking a zoning variance or zoning code change and is seeking site plan approval to construct 29 units of condominiums and associated parking on a 5.9- acre site. Project will have access from Van Wyck Street and will connect to municipal water and sewer services. The project is located at Snowden Ave., Village of Ossining, Westchester County, New York Tax ID 89.15-1-72.

Contact: Valerie M. Monastra, Village of Ossining Planning Board, P.O. Box 1166, 101 Route 9A Ossining, NY 10562, phone: (914) 762-6232.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Dutchess County - The Town of Hyde Park Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Serenity Hills 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 Wednesday June 21, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyde Park Town Hall, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park. The action involves development of a site consisting of three parcels totaling approximately 234 acres in the Town of Hyde Park to create 77 lots for single family homes in a conventional subdivision. Five of the lots are each proposed to have one additional accessory apartment.

The project will be served by central water and sewage facilities. Approximately 109.8 acres will remain undeveloped as open space and will be available for residents of the subdivision for passive recreation purposes. The open space will be owned and maintained by a Homeowners Association.

The proposed action includes the above-described application, as well as all local, regional and state approvals necessary to authorize the development of the site in accordance with the proposed development plans. The project is located on the west side of North Quaker Lane, north of its intersection with Crum Elbow Road. The property abuts a portion of the Town of Clinton town line.

Contact: Donna Knapp, Hyde Park Town Hall, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, phone: (845) 229-5111 x 2, fax: (845) 229-0349, Email: Planningsec@hydeparkny.us.


Orange County - The Planning Board of the Town of Woodbury, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Interchange Commerce Center - Site A 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 July 12, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. at the International Brotherhood or Electrical Workers training facility on Commerce Drive in the Village of Harriman, New York. The action involves the amended subdivision of a 128 acre parcel of the ICC Development to relocate proposed roadway network, utilities, stormwater management and lot lines in order to avoid conflicts with existing state and federal wetlands. The site is one of three major parcels originally subdivided in 1989. The project is located at NYS Route 17 and 17M, Town of Woodbury and Village of Harriman, Orange County.

Contact: George Sewitt, Town of Woodbury Planning Board, P.O. Box 1004 Highland Mills, NY 10930, phone: (845) 928-6911.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The Town of Hamptonburgh Town Board, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Four Seasons At Hamptonburgh Project. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on June 28, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Hamptonburgh Town Hall at 18 Bull Road., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard. Close of comment period is 30 days following the close of the public hearing. The action involves the construction of 300 units of active-adult, age restricted residential housing. The project would include approximately 232 single-family homes and 68 townhomes with associated recreational amenities and other facilities, including a wastewater treatment facility. The Draft EIS is posted on line at the Town of Hamptonburgh website: www.TownofHamptonburgh.org, click on links, then Four Seasons at Hamptonburgh DEIS.

Contact: Diane J. Fortuna, Town of Hamptonburgh Town Board, 18 Bull Road, Campbell Hall, New York 10916, phone: (845) 427-2424.


Putnam County - The Putnam Valley Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Emerald Ridge Subdivision. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on July 31, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town of Putnam Valley Town Hall, 265 Oscawana Lake Road, Putnam Valley New York. Public comments will be accepted by the Planning Board for 30 calendar days from the first filing of the Notice of Completion or 14 calendar days following the close of the public hearing, whichever is later. The project site is located to the rear and along the easterly side of Marsh Hill Road, in close proximity to the intersection of Marsh Hill Road and Peekskill Hollow Road, in the Town of Putnam Valley, Putnam County, New York. The Applicant is proposing a 25-lot single-family detached residential subdivision to be located on approximately 87.7 acres of land. An existing home that is located on the project site is proposed to remain, with 24 new homes to be constructed along a curvilinear roadway system ending in a cul-de-sac. The proposed dwellings will be served by individual water wells and sanitary sewage treatment systems and the Applicant is proposing an underground water storage tank and associated hydrant system to assist in fire suppression.

Marsh Hill Road is approximately 1,900 feet in length and does not meet Town road specifications (length, width, and slope). The Applicant is proposing to make improvements to existing portions of Marsh Hill Road and its intersection with Peekskill Hollow Road, and proposes to add an additional 3,605 linear feet of roadway to facilitate the proposed subdivision. Although the Applicant is proposing improvements to Marsh Hill Road, existing portions of this roadway will not meet certain Town specifications (post-construction).

In addition to the proposed subdivision, the project requires a lot line realignment to transfer approximately 35.49 (+/-) acres of land (known as Lot B) from an adjacent owner, Brookfalls Cottages, Inc., to the Applicant’s original 49.94 (+/-) acres (known as Lot A). The Applicant owns an additional 2.29 (+/-) acres of land (known as Lot C) at the intersection of Marsh Hill Road and Peekskill Hollow Road. The Applicant proposes a second lot line realignment to transfer approximately 2.99 (+/-) acres from Lot A to Lot C so that a stormwater basin for the project can be established on that lot. The project is located on Marsh Hill Road, Putnam Valley, Putnam County, New York.

Contact: Laura Lussier, Putnam Valley Planning Board, 265 Oscawana Lake Road, Putnam Valley, New York 10579, phone: (845) 526-3740, fax: (845) 526-3307, E-mail: planning@putnamvalley.com.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Rockland County - The Sloatsburg Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Liberty Ridge Subdivision. 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 site is located on the west side of Route 17, and south of Post Road, Village of Sloatsburg, NY.

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