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Westchester County Refuse Disposal District No. 1
Request for Proposals for Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste

Westchester County Refuse Disposal District No. 1 (District) is issuing a Draft Request for Proposals (DRFP) for Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste. The District will contract with a Contractor or Contractors to accept and dispose of the District’s Municipal Solid Waste.

All Proposers and all proposed subcontractors must be licensed prior to the award of a contract. Proposers and their proposed subcontractors who are not already licensed are encouraged to begin the licensing process to assure that they meet the licensing requirements of the Westchester County Solid Waste and Recyclables Collection Licensing Law.

The DFRP will be available beginning on Thursday, April 19, 2007 from: Mario Parise, Director of Operations, Westchester County Department of Environmental Facilities, Division of Solid Waste, 270 North Ave., Sixth Fl., New Rochelle, NY 10801, (914) 813-5453.

The DFRP is being made available to the public in compliance with New York State General Municipal Law, Section 120-w. A comment conference will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in the MRF Education Center Room, Yonkers, New York. Although not mandatory, attendance at the meeting is strongly encouraged.

This notice was inadverently omitted from the April 18 issue of the ENB.


Public Notice

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 ½' 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 .


Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Milan Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Miller Lot Line Adjustment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves conveyance of approximately 10.134 acres from 6673-00-242422 to adjacent lot 6673-00-287410. The project is located at 1660 Jackson Corners Road, Milan, NY.

Contact: Lauren Kingman, Milan Planning Board, 20 Wilcox Circle, Milan, NY 12571.


Orange County - The Hamptonburgh Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hudson Crossings Site Plan Approval will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of three warehouse buildings in the Town of Hamptonburgh totaling 1.2 million square feet. Project impacts and measures to mitigate same had been analyzed and identified previously through the preparation of draft and final generic environmental impact statements and a Findings Statement approved on August 2, 2002, by the Hamptonburgh Planning Board, as lead agency. Recent project changes were reviewed for consistency with the approved Findings Statement, and a Negative Declaration has been issued. The project site is located south of Neelytown Road, north of Eager Road, west of Old Neelytown Road, and east of NYS Route 416.

Contact: John Bezuyen, Hamptonburgh Planning Board, c/o Hamptonburgh Town Hall, 18 Bull Road, Campbell Hall, NY 10916, phone: (845) 427-2424, fax: (845) 427-7096.


Sullivan County - The Town Board of the Town of Liberty, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Map Revision Tax Map Parcels 40-1-21.1, 40-1-21.2 and 40-1-22.1 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a local law amending the Town of Liberty Zoning Map by removing those portions of tax map parcels 401-21.1, 40-1-21.2 and 40-1-22.1 that are situate within the RD Rural Development zoning district and adding them to the adjoining RS Residential Settlement zoning district so that such parcels are entirely situate within the RS Residential Settlement Zoning District. The project is located on County Highway 15, Town of Liberty, NY.

Contact: Francis J DeMayo, Town of Liberty, 120 North Main St., Liberty, NY 12754, phone: (845) 292-5111.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft EIS

Dutchess County - The Town Board of the Town of Milan, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed adoption of a Comprehensive Plan. The project involves the Comprehensive Plan reflects the wishes of the Town residents, as expressed in the public participation process described above, that certain actions needed to be taken to address development pressures in a manner that has a beneficial effect on the character of the Town, particularly its small town rural quality, natural and cultural resources and scenic quality. The Comprehensive Plan responds to the residents desires to achieve this broad goal. The Plan will establish a blueprint for growth and growth and conservation in the Town into the near future and will provide a rational basis for future changes inland use regulations. The project is townwide.

Contact: John V. Talmage, Town of Milan, 20 Wilcox Circle, Milan, NY 12571, phone: (845) 758-5133 Ext. 28.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Draft Generic EIS And Public Hearing

Dutchess County - The :Milan Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Adoption of Comprehensive Plan - 2007. A public hearing will be held on April 28, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the Milan Town Hall. Public comment period ends May 11, 2007. The action involves adoption of a Comprehensive Plan under the provisions of Section 272-a of NYS Town Law. The Comprehensive Plan is the result of a comprehensive planning process that began in 2000 and included a Community Values Survey, a Community Preferences Survey and numerous public meetings and public hearings to assure full opportunity for citizen participation in the preparation of the Comprehensive Plan. The Plan was prepared by the Milan Comprehensive Plan Special Review Board, appointed by the Town Board, which met regularly in open session during 2004 and 2005. The Special Board received input from other Town Boards and Committees. The Comprehensive Plan reflects the wishes of the Town residents, as expressed in the public participation process described above, that certain actions needed to be taken to address development pressures in a manner that has a beneficial effect on the character of the Town, particularly its small town rural quality, natural and cultural resources and scenic quality. The Comprehensive Plan responds to the residents desires to achieve this broad goal. The Plan will establish a blueprint for growth and growth and conservation in the Town into the near future and will provide a rational basis for future changes inland use regulations.

Contact: John V. Talmage, Town of Milan, 20 Wilcox Circle, Milan, NY 12571, phone: (845) 758-5133 Ext. 28, fax: (845) 758-0445.


Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Supplemental EIS

Putnam County - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Kent Manor. The action involves construction of a 273-unit condominium development, and various amenities, as well as a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) to service the residential development (together, the “Project”) in the Town of Kent, Putnam County, New York.

A public meeting was held to afford the interested public the opportunity to provide oral comments on the Draft SEIS on February 6, 2007 in Carmel, New York. Notification of the time and location of the public hearing appeared in The Journal News and The Putnam County Courier, the NYS Environmental Notice Bulletin, and NYCDEP’s website (www.nyc.gov/html/dep/). The Draft SEIS was also available for inspection by the public at two repositories located within the Town of Kent in Putnam County. The period for submitting written comments remained open until February 24, 2007.

The proposed project would be located off Nichols Street in the Town of Kent and includes the construction of a new section of Nichols Street in order to provide access to Route 52.

The Final SEIS is available for inspection by the public at the Kent Public Library and the Kent Town Clerk’s office, both located at Sybil's Crossing in Kent Lakes, and at NYCDEP’s offices in Valhalla, as well as on NYCDEP’s website (www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/kentmanor.html).

Contact: Diane M. McCarthy, NYC Department of Environmental Protection, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 11th floor, Flushing, NY 11373, phone: (718) 595-4363, fax: (718) 595-4479, e-mail: dmccarthy@dep.nyc.gov.