Consolidated SPDES Renewals
Counties: Broome and Tioga
Lead Agency: NYSDEC
Project Title: Adoption of the Broome State Forests Unit Management Plan (UMP)
Contact Person: Gerard A. Kachmor
1679 Route 11
Kirkwood, NY 13795
Phone Number: (607) 775-2545, ext. 110
Project Location: Towns of Sanford, Windsor, Kirkwood and Vestal, Broome County and the Town of Owego, Tioga County
Project Description: The Broome State Forests Unit Management Plan sets forth the proposed goals, objectives, management actions and associated costs for 5,374 acres of the State Forests.
General management activities planned for the unit include: boundary line surveys and maintenance, forest inventory, wood products harvesting and stand improvement cuts, site preparation and reforestation, maintenance of grass and brush land, enhanced wildlife habitat practices, conditioned oil and gas exploration, law enforcement and fire detection and suppression programs, reconstruction and upgrading of some forest roads and construction of vehicle turnaround sites, construction of pull-offs, installation of motor vehicle barriers, maintenance of public forest access roads, parking areas and borrow pits, acquisition through fee simple title or easement connecting properties or inholdings to enhance public access and land management goals, developing a public use brochure, and maintaining and enhancing existing recreational trails. This notice also serves to acknowledge that the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation has approved this UMP.
Tioga County - The Town of Tioga, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Repeal of prior ordinances governing operations of race tracks in the Town of Tioga. Comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact person until January 2, 2006. The action involves repeal of all prior race track ordinances previously adopted by the Town of Tioga leaving open the possibility of adopting a future ordinance if desired that meets the needs of the community, both for protection and sustained economic growth.
Contact: Brenda Middendorf, Town of Tioga, Fifth Avenue, P. O. Box 193, Tioga Center, NY 13845, phone:(607) 687-2292.
Onondaga County - The Town of Clay Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Napolitano Route 31 Company, LLC change of zone from R-APT Apartment District and RA-100 Residential/Agricultural District to RC-1 Regional Commercial District.. The action involves rezoning of approximately 22/28 acres south of Route 31, opposite COR Center, for a 200,000 square foot retail center.
Contact: Commissioner of Planning And Development, Town of Clay, 4401 Route 31, Clay, NY 13041, phone: (315) 652-3800.