ENB - REGION 1 NOTICES

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Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing the application of Brian Mastaglio of Eastport, New York to obtain an OFF-BOTTOM CULTURE PERMIT, including a TEMPORARY MARINE AREA USE ASSIGNMENT which would allow the placement and operation of an off-bottom culture of shellfish grow-out activity on public underwater lands in Great Peconic Bay approximately 1700 feet from shore, north-easterly of Red Cedar Pt., Town of Southampton. The proposed off-bottom culture assignment site is a circular area with a radius of 250 feet having a center point located in Great Peconic Bay Latitude North 40 55' 14.25" and Longitude West 72 33' 51". The proposed off-bottom culture system would involve the deployment of up to 100 shellfish cages each measuring 3'high x 4'wide x 4'long at a depth of no less than 10 feet from mean low water The shellfish species to be contained shall be Eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica). There are no existing Temporary Marine Area Use Assignments within 1 mile of the proposed Off-Bottom Culture/Assignment Area. Initial review of the subject application does not identify any adverse or unreasonable effects on the viability, maintenance or use of local marine resources.

Public Comment: The subject application may be reviewed at the address given below, and specific comments on the requested permit, including the proposed Temporary Marine Area Use Assignment, or a request to become a party-in-interest if a public hearing is held, must be submitted in writing to the contact person named below no later than April 12, 2007. The Department of Environmental Conservation as lead agency has made an initial determination that this action will not have a significant effect on the environment. All correspondence should reference Application. No. OBC-A-2-07.

Contact: Joshua Thiel, NYSDEC, Bureau of Marine Resources-Shellfisheries, 205 Belle Mead Road, East Setauket, NY 11733-3400


Positive Declaration

Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Brookhaven, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed adoption of a land use plan for the County Road (CR) 51 corridor in the Town of Brookhaven, may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the adoption of a land use plan for the County Road (CR) 51 corridor in the Town of Brookhaven, consisting of 1,018 acres and 717 tax lots in order to guide future land uses so as to preserve the community's sense of place and the natural scenic characteristics of the corridor, and address socio-economic, traffic, and recreational concerns in the corridor. The plan will address and offer recommendations for eight issues identified during the public involvement process: open space preservation, scenic vistas, recreational land uses, site design guidelines, zoning, tax base, transportation, and environmental resources. The plan will include recommendations for acquiring open space, purchasing development rights of farmland, rezoning numerous properties to permit uses that are more compatible with the surrounding land uses, creating a planned development district to encourage compatible commercial development along Montauk Highway, creating a commercial recreational center, and clustering residential development to preserve much of the significant Pine Barrens habitat. The project is located in the CR 51 Corridor in Eastport, East Moriches, and Manorville in the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County. The corridor includes 717 tax lots, and 1,018 acres along CR 51 between Montauk Highway (CR 80) and CR 111.

Contact: Diane Mazarakis, Town Board of the Town of Brookhaven, 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738, phone: (631) 451-6400.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS

Suffolk County - The Town Board of the Town of Babylon, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Site Plan/Change of Zone Job #05-33AE, McDonald Family Enterprises LLC Harbor View Estates. Comments on the Draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until April 13, 2007. The action involves a change of Zone from B and C Residence to Senior Citizen Multiple Residence (SCMR), join 6 lots totaling 5.03 acres, construct 40 senior citizen units, community center, 14 slip community dock, and other site improvements. The project is located on the west side of South Great Neck Road at Austin Place, Copiague, Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, New York. SCTM #0100-192-01-5, 6, 7, 9, 10, and 11.

Contact: Brian Zitani, Town of Babylon Department of Environmental Control, 281 Phelps Lane, Room 23, North Babylon, New York 11703, phone: (631) 422-7640, email: dec@townofbabylon.com.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final EIS

Suffolk County - The Town of Huntington Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Kiruv Estates [Subdivision]. A copy of the Draft and Final EIS is available for public inspection during business hours at the offices of the Department of Planning and Environment. A copy of both documents is also available at the Huntington Library, 338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743 and on the Town of Huntington website in the On-line library (Planning and Environment Department Section under Kiruv Estates: http://town.huntington.ny.us/permit_forms.cfm. The action involves the subdivision of a 7.07-acre site, within a Town Historic District [Old Huntington Green], zoned R-7 (minimum area 7,500 square feet residential) for the subsequent construction of new single-family homes. The site contains NYSDEC-designated freshwater wetlands and is at the confluence of two (2) watershed systems. Site access is proposed via a private cul-de-sac from Woodhull Road. The applicant is also petitioning for inclusion in the Huntington Sewer District to allow all wastewater generated by the project to be conveyed off-site to the Huntington Sewage Treatment Plant. The project includes conservation area to encompass the sites freshwater wetlands, park dedication and an extension of the Town heritage trail. Public water is to be provided by the Suffolk County Water Authority. The project site is located on the southwest corner of Park Avenue (County Road 35A) and Woodhull Road in the Town of Huntington, Suffolk County, New York designated as parcels 0400-073-01-038, 041.1 & 042 and 0400-097-02-107.000 on the Suffolk County Tax Map.

Contact: Robert Riekert, or Scott Robin, Department of Planning and Environment, Huntington Town Hall, Town of Huntington Planning and Environment Department, 100 Main Street, Huntington, New York 11743, phone: (631) 351-3196, fax: (631) 351-3257, e-mail:planning@town.huntington.ny.us.