ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Red Hook Zoning Amendments for Outdoor Lighting will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a new Section 143-27.1 (outdoor lighting) of the Town of Red Hook Zoning Law under the provisions of Sections 264 and 265 of the New York State Town Law and Article XI of the Town of Red Hook Code. The amendments will apply townwide and are designed to protect the health, safety and welfare of Town residents and to bring the Town's Zoning Law into conformance with the Greenway Compact Program and Guides for Dutchess County communities and the recommendations of the Town of Red Hook Land Use, Conservation and Development Working Group. The proposed amendments are consistent with the goals and objectives of the Town's adopted Comprehensive Plan. The project is located in the Town of Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York.

Contact: Marirose Blum Bump, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, phone: (845) 758-4600, fax: (845) 758-5313.


Dutchess County - The Town of Red Hook Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Chapter 73 of the Code of the Town of Red Hook will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of Chapter 73 of the Code of the Town of Red Hook governing outdoor wood-burning furnaces, pursuant to the authority of Article 2, Section 10 of the New York State Municipal Home Rule Law. The amendements will apply townwide and are designed to protect the health, safety and welfare of Town residents. The project is located in the Town of Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York.

Contact: Marirose Blum Bump, Town of Red Hook, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, phone: (845) 758-4600, fax: (845) 758-5313.


Sullivan County - The New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Evans Lake Grass Carp Stocking will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves Vacation Village Homeowner’s Association, Inc. proposing to stock 485 sterile triploid grass carp (TGC) within Evans Lake for the control of nuisance aquatic vegetation growing within the 29 acre lake. Approximately 22 acres of the lake are overgrown with nuisance aquatic vegetation, which interferes with the recreational use of the lake. To prevent TGC from migrating from the lake into non-target water bodies, a fish barrier is also proposed to be constructed within the lake approximately 2 feet upstream of the existing Evans Lake dam. The barrier would be approximately 160 feet long and extend above the normal pool elevation of the lake by approximately 2 feet. The project is located on the south side of NYS Route 52 in the hamlet of Loch Sheldrake in the Town of Fallsburgh, Sullivan County.

Contact: Scott E. Sheeley, New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation, 21 South Putt Corners Rd, New Paltz NY 12561-1696, phone: (845) 256-3050.


Positive Declaration And Public Scoping

Westchester County - The Dobbs Ferry Board of Trustees and Planning Board as co-lead agencies, have determined that the proposed Waters Edge 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 September 6, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dobbs Ferry Village Hall, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY. The action involves the subdivision of 4.4 acres into 12 lots. The property fronts on Atilda, Fairlawn and Constance Avenues. The west edge of the property borders the Metro-North railroad right-of-way. The action will require the development of approximately 3.9 acres and will require site plan and subdivisioin approval from the Village. The property is located in a Critical Environmental Area along the Hudson River. The project is located on Atilda, Fairlawn and Constance Avenues, Dobbs Ferry, NY.

Contact: Liz Dreaper, Village Hall, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522, phone: (914) 693-2203, e-mail:1dreaper@dobbsferry.com.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Sullivan County - The Town of Fallsburg Town Board as Lead Agency has accepted as complete and released for public comment the Draft 2006 Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Fallsburg and Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS). A joint public hearing will be held on August 22, 2006 to receive public comments on the Draft Comprehensive Plan and DGEIS. Public comments will be accepted until September 8, 2006, 17 days following the close of the public hearing. The Comprehensive Plan has already been the subject of several public meetings and a public hearing which was held on July 25th, 2006.

The Comprehensive Plan and Draft GEIS are available for public viewing on the Town of Fallsburg Website at www.townoffallsburg.com Copies will also be made available at the Town Library and Town Hall.

Contact: Town of Fallsburg, 19 Railroad Plaza, P.O. Box 830, South Fallsburg, NY 12779-0830, phone: (845) 434-8812.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Putnam County - The Town of Carmel Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Gateway Summit and The Fairways Projects. A copy of the Final GEIS may be viewed at the Reed Memorial Library, 1733 Route 6, Carmel, NY., and Town of Carmel Planning Board, Carmel Town Hall, 60 McAlpin Avenue, Mahopac, NY. The proposed action entails construction of a 150-unit senior housing development on The Fairways project site, and a eight-lot subdivision on the Gateway Summit site that will accommodate a mixture of commercial uses (hotel, restaurants, office space, convenience retail), a semi-public use (YMCA), and 150 senior housing units. The Fairways project is located on ± 95 acres situated generally within the boundaries of the existing Centennial Golf Club, south of Fair Street and east of Kelly Ridge Road in the Town of Carmel, Putnam County, New York, and extends to Route 6, which forms its southern boundary. Also located in the Town of Carmel, the Gateway Summit site abuts The Fairways to the south and west and consists of ± 88 acres. The site has existing access to Route 6 and abuts the Centennial Golf Club property to the north. The Gateway Summit site borders Route 6, one quarter of a mile west of Interstate 84 (I-84), on the northern side of Route 6. The property is located approximately 1.4 miles east of the town center of Carmel, approximately 2.7 miles west of the New York State Route 312/I-84 interchange, and approximately 3.6 miles southwest of the NYS Route 311/84 interchange. The Gateway Summit project site is designated as tax map numbers 55-2-23.1, 55-2-24, 55-2-25, and 55.11-1-32. The Fairways project site is designated as tax map number 44-2-1 (includes 44-2-1-1 and 44-2-1-2).

Contact: Peggy Moore, Town of Carmel Planning Board, Carmel Town Hall, 60 McAlpin Avenue, Mahopac, New York 10541, phone: (845) 628-1500.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS And Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Village of Rye Brook Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Bowman Avenue Development Application. A public hearing on the Final EIS will be held on September 12, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rye Brook Village Hall, 938 King Street, Rye Brook, NY. Written comments on the Final EIS will be accepted until September 19, 2006 by the contact person. A copy of the Final EIS may be viewed on the Village of Rye Brook Website, www.ryebrook.org, or may be examined at the Village of Rye Brook Village Hall during office hours or purchased from the contact person listed below. The action involves the construction of four (4) buildings, one of which will contain a restaurant and three of which will contain residential dwelling units, parking facilities, lighting, landscaping and related site development on a 4.039-acre site that includes 1.672 acres of open water. The site, Lots 2B and 2B2, Block 22, Section 1, is in the C-1 Neighborhood Retail Zone and the Bowman Avenue Scenic Roads Overlay District. Alternative Development reviewed in the EIS includes residential units without a restaurant, a restaurant without residential units, modified retail/restaurant development and office/restaurant development. The property is located on the south side of Bowman Avenue approximately 1,100 feet west of the intersection formed by South Ridge Street and Bowman Avenue, in the Village of Rye Brook, NY.

Contact: Chris Bradbury, Village of Rye Brook, Village Hall, 938 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573, phone: (914) 939-1121, fax: (914) 939-0242.