ENB - REGION 3 NOTICES

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Public Notice and Legislative Hearing

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 24 (Freshwater Wetlands Act) of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law and the Freshwater Wetlands Mapping and Classification Regulations (6 NYCRR Part 664) that NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) proposes to amend Orange County Freshwater Wetland Maps 4 (Pine Bush quad) and 13 (Maybrook quad) of 26, originally filed in 1987.

The wetland amendments consist of additions, boundary changes, wetland identification changes and classification changes. Maps showing the proposed revisions are available at the clerk's office in the village, town and county where the change is taking place, as well as at the NYSDEC Region 3 Office, 21 South Putt Corners Rd, New Paltz, NY. The wetland boundaries may be transferred onto the most recent version of NYSDOT 7 ' quadrangle map to show their proximity to mapped features.

Those interested may view the proposed amended maps and ask questions at informational meetings which will be held on May 22, 2007 from 5:00pm -7:30pm at the New Windsor Town Community Center, 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, New York and on May 23, 2007 from 5:00pm - 7:30pm at the Crawford Town Government Center, Route 302, Pine Bush, New York. Those wishing to may submit written comments on the accuracy of the proposed changes to the maps at the informational meetings, or by mailing comments to the person listed below through June 11, 2007.

A legislative public hearing will be held on May 22, 2007 beginning at 7:30 at the New Windsor Town Community Center and on May 23, 2007 beginning at 7:30 at the Crawford Town Government Center, following the informational hearings. Oral as well as written comments on the accuracy of the amendments will be received into the record at that time. All comments received through June 11, 2007 will be considered.

Pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 664, once the announcement of a proposed amendment has been made, no activity subject to regulation under the Freshwater Wetlands Act may be initiated without a permit from NYSDEC within the area that is the subject of the proposal (including the 100 foot or extended wetland adjacent area) until the Commissioner has either amended the map or denied the amendment.

Contact: Douglas Gaugler, NYSDEC Region 3, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1620, phone (845) 256-3057, Fax (845) 255-4659 or e-mail: dggaugle@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

Conditioned Negative Declaration

Ulster County - The City of Kingston Planning Board, as lead agency has determined that the proposed Quick Chek Food Store and Gasoline Filling Station will not have a significant adverse environmental impact provided specific conditions are met There will be a 30 day public comment period commencing with the date of this notice. The action involves the construction of a 7,184 SF food store with detached canopy structure for fuel dispensing operations. Demolition of all existing on-site commercial buildings, infrastructure upgrades, off-site traffic control measures and pedestrian improvements, mandscaping, lighting and other site supporting features are part of the development proposal. The project is located within the C-3, General Commercial Zoning and involves a lot consolidation to combine all parcels under a single development project site. The project is located at 39-43 Wrentham Street, and 521-531, 527-531 and 533-539 Albany Avenue, Kingston, New York.

The conditions are: The decision is contingent on all necessary approvals fom other agencies, compliance with recommendations in technical reports on soils, traffic, board policies as enumerated under the final resolution of site plan approval, full erosion control measures impleneted compliant with the SWPP. Details can be provided by the Lead Agency.

Contact:Suzanne Cahill, City of Kingston Planning Board, Phone: (845) 334-3955, Fax: (845) 334-3958, E-mail: scahill@ci.kingston.ny.us.