ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Town Board and City of Middletown Common Council, as lead agencies, have determined that the proposed Annexation of lands from Town of Wallkill to City of Middletown will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves annexation of approximately 145 acres of property from the Town of Wallkill to the City of Middletown and automatic rezoning by operation of the Town of Wallkill to the City of Middletown and automatic rezoning by operation of statute to R-1 (Single Family Residential). The project is located off of County Route 78 in the Town of Wallkill.

Contact: Charles Mitchell, City of Middletown, City Hall, 16 James Street, Middletown, NY 10940, phone: (845) 346-4166, fax: (845) 344-5428.


Westchester County - The Rye City Planning Commission, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rye September 11, 2001 Memorial will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a pedestrian footbridge and 911 memorial connecting City of Rye-owned property to Rye YMCA property. The project is located at 1 Rye Street, 15 Locust Avenue, 21 Locust avenue in the City of Rye.

Contact: Christian K. Miller, Rye City Planning Commission, 1051 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580, phone: (914) 967-7167, fax: (914) 967-4641, e-mail:cmiller@ci.rye.ny.us.


Positive Declaration

Westchester County - The Village of Mount Kisco Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Westchester Residence & Club may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves Westchester Residence & Club, LLC proposing to construct a 129-unit independent living senior citizen development on an undeveloped 18.5 acre site that is part of the 51 acre former Swiss Benevolent property (presently owned by the Village of Mount Kisco). Approximately 11.2 acres of the 18.5 acre site would be developed as part of the Proposed Project. The Proposed Project would include 173 parking spaces, comprised of 129 underground and 44 surface spaces. The Proposed Project would disturb steep slopes; 66,000 square feet of wetland buffer, rock outcrop or ledge material by blasting, and would remove mature trees over 100 years old. The Project Site is located on the west side of Kisco Avenue opposite Holiday Inn Drive, in the Town/Village of Mount Kisco, Westchester County, NY. The site is generally bounded by State of New York property to the north and east, Village of Mount Kisco and private commercial property to the west, and Kisco Avenue to the south. The property is located in the Conservation Development (CD) zoning district of the Village of Mount Kisco. The applicant proposes to change the zoning of the site to Planned Residential District (PRD) to permit a senior residential development.

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


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS And Public Hearing

Orange County - The Town of Monroe Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Vintage Vista. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on November 21, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of Monroe Senior Center, Mine Road, Monroe, New York. Public comment period ends on December 1, 2006 at close of business day or 10 days after the close of the public hearing, whichever is later. The action involves a request for subdivision approval and all other necessary land use approvals for a 29-lot subdivision on a 10.6-acre parcel in the URM zoning district. With the addition of subsidiary accessory dwelling units, a total of 58 residential units may be possible at the site as a result of the subdivision. The site is proposed to be served by public sewer service through Orange County, and central water to be supplied from the Village of Kiryas Joel. The site adjoins a parcel in the Village of Kiryas Joel that has been approved for a +151-unit residential development, at least part of which site has already been constructed. A connecting road network, consisting of one through road and an access road that will constitute a cul de sac in the Town of Monroe but will provide access to an already-constructed multi-family site in the Village of Kiryas Joel, is planned to improve inter-municipal safety and access, and to avoid excessively long cul de sacs.

The site is located north of a project known as Forest Edge, consisting of an up to 51-lot subdivision at the corner of Forest and Mountain Roads (CR 44), also at the Village of Kiryas Joel boundary. It is the intent of the Planning Board to consider potential cumulative impacts of combined projects.

Contact: Pat Malanaphy, Town of Monroe Planning Board, Town Hall, 11 Stage Road, Monroe, NY 10950, phone: (845) 783-1900 ext 233.


Ulster County - The Ulster Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Ulster Manor. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on November 8, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town of Ulster Town Hall, Town Hall Drive, Lake Katrine, NY. Public comment period ends November 30, 2006. The DEIS is also posted on the Town of Ulster website: www.townofulster.org. The action involves development of 48 acres of vacant land with a mixture of residences: 124 townhouses and 25 detached single-family house lots developed as a "cluster" subdivision. Approval of special use permit is requested to develop the townhouses; approval of a major subdivision is requested to create the town house and single-family building lots. Central municipal sanitary utilities and town-specification roads will be provided, along with a recreation complex. The project is located on lands of John Ferraro, David Ferraro and Stephen Ferraro 662 Eastchester Street (U.S. Route 9W/State Highway 9360, 29 Memorial Drive (Town Highway), near the northerly boundary of the City of Kingston in the Town of Ulster, Ulster County, NY, Kingston Postal Delivery Area 12401, Tax Map S-B-LL 48.058-7-21 and 22.

Contact: Mary Secreto, Town of Ulster, Town Hall, Town Hall Drive, Lake Katrine, NY 12449, phone: (845) 340-3883.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Orange County - The Town of Warwick Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Fairgrounds Retail Development. Written comments on the Final EIS will be accepted until October 6, 2006. The action involves development of an approximately 56,430 square foot supermarket (Hannaford), an approximately 22,720 square foot auto dealership (Country Chevrolet), and an approximately 3,600 square foot bank or other retail/service oriented commercial use on a 47.5 acre parcel. The site is located on State Route 94 just southwest of the Village of Warwick. One new access point, controlled by a new traffic signal, would serve the development. The project includes construction of paved parking for approximately 434 active spaces to serve all three uses and storage space for approximately 400 vehicles at the dealership. Water supply is proposed to be provided by two individual wells, including a 60,000-gallon storage tank, and a wastewater treatment plant; both are designed to serve the entire development. In addition to approvals from the Planning Board several other approvals or permits from local, county, and state agencies are required. The project site currently contains open agricultural land, non-agricultural meadow and brushland, freshwater wetlands, woodland and several buildings from the former farm use of the site. The site is surrounded by a mix of agricultural lands, woodland, residential uses and commercial uses including an auto dealer, a shopping center anchored by a supermarket, and a bowling alley. The project is located on State Route 94 in the Designed Shopping (DS) Zoning District, Town of Warwick.

Contact: Connie Sardo, Town of Warwick Planning Board, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990, phone: (845) 986-1127, fax: (845) 986-1127, E-mail: towplanning@yahoo.com.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS And Public Hearing

Westchester County - The City of Mount Vernon, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Alexander mixed use development. A public hearing will be held on Wednesday October 25, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, One Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon, New York. The FEIS may be viewed online by going to the City of Mount Vernon's homepage, which is http://www.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us. The project involves the site for the proposed action at 120 East Sandford Boulevard, Mount Vernon, and involves a mixed use development consisting of a nineteen (19) story high rise with one hundred ninety nine (199) residential condominium units and 9010 square feet of ground floor retail space, off street parking spaces will be provided in a two level below grade parking structure.

Contact: Lisa A. Copeland, City of Mount Vernon, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York 10550, (914) 665-2352.