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Negative Declaration

Chemung County - The Town of Big Flats Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Big Flats Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves . The action involves the adoption of the Town of Big Flats Comprehensive Plan by the Town Board: this action is pursuant to Town Law Section 272-a.

The proposed comprehensive plan is the result of the finding that the Town needed to update the Town of Big Flats land use policy as outlined in the previous comprehensive plan prepared in 1998 to respond to rapidly changing conditions. The Town of Big Flats Comprehensive Plan (2006) includes a detailed inventory of existing conditions, including demographics and economic features, natural resources, municipal resources, recreational and community facilities, educational resources, transportation and land use. Currently under development pressure, the Town has taken steps to establish a strategic vision that takes into consideration the realities associated with such changing economic conditions, the importance and value of conserving open space, and the needs and desires of a diverse population in an effort to protect and preserve its changing rural character.

Contact: : Maureen A. Harding, Town of Big Flats Town Board, 476 Maple St., PO Box 449, Big Flats, NY 14814, phone: (607) 562-8443, fax: (607) 562-7063, E-mail: mharding@bigflatsny.gov.


Monroe County - The Penfield Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Preston Park Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application for a 5-lot, single-family residential subdivision, utilizing Town Law §278, and includes a Town of Penfield Watercourse (EPOD) Environmental Protection Overlay District Permit. The project is located at 2116 Baird Road, Penfield.

Contact: Stacey Decker, Penfield Planning Board, 3100 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield, NY 14526, phone: (585) 340-8640, fax: (585) 340-8644, e-mail: planning@penfield.org.


Monroe County - The Penfield Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Windham Woods Subdivision will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application for development of a 56-lot single-family residential subdivision pursuant to Local Law No. 2 of 2003, Incentive Zoning Law of the Town of Penfield. The project includes construction and dedication of the subdivision road and right-of-way, new watermain, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer system and dedication of lands for a regional stormwater management facility. The project development site is located on 23.77 +/- acres of land along the east side of Five Mile Line Road, approximately 520 feet south of Plank Road. The land is zoned R-1-20 for single family homes and Business Non-Retail (BN-R) for office buildings.

Contact: Douglas Fox, Penfield Town Board, Planning, 3100 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield, NY 14526, phone: (585) 340-8640, fax: (585) 340-8644, e-mail: planning@penfield.org.


Positive Declaration

Monroe County - The Rochester City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed McDonald’s 24-hour drive through may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves extending the hours of operation of a McDonald’s drive-through to a 24-hour operation. The existing McDonald’s restaurant was constructed with a drivethrough operation in 1979. The C-2 district requires a special permit to operate a retail establishment that is open to the public between the hours of 2:00 am and 6:00 am. The current owner of the restaurant discontinued the drive-through operation for more than 6 months and therefore lost the preexisting rights to operating on a 24-hour basis. The project is located at 1432 Mt. Hope Avenue.

Contact: Zina Lagonegro, City of Rochester, Bureau of Buildings & Zoning, 30 Church Street, Rm 125B, Rochester, New York 14614, phone: (585) 428-7054, fax: Fax: (585) 428-6137.


Steuben County - The Steuben County Industrial Development Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Howard Wind Power Project may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. Comments will be accepted by the Lead Agency on or before 4:00 pm on Friday, August 18, 2006. The action involves Construction of 25-30 wind turbine units for the purpose of generating 60-80 megawatts of electricity. The project is located in the Town of Howard, Steuben County, NY.

Contact: James Sherron, Steuben County Industrial Development Agency, 7234 Route 54 North, P.O. Box 393, Bath, New York 14810-0393, phone: (607) 776-3316, fax: (607) 776-5039, e-mail: scida@stny.rr.com.