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ENB - Region 5 Notices 12/4/2019

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: Crowe Family Investments, LLC

Contact for this Project: Chris Crowe
Crowe Family Investments, LLC
P.O. Box 455
Littleton, NH 03561

Office: Adirondack Park Agency (APA)
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891-4050

APA Contact: Matthew Brown

APA Project Number: 2019-0153

Project Title: Crowe Family Investments, LLC

Location: Wells Hill Road in the Town of Lewis, New York.

APA Land Use Classification: Moderate Intensity Use

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: December 19, 2019

Project Description: The project involves the operation of a sawmill using pre-existing structures.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Hearing

Clinton County - The City of Plattsburgh Common Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Downtown Area Improvement Projects. A public hearing on the Draft GEIS will be held on December 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Common Council Chambers, Plattsburgh City Hall, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until December 23, 2019. The Draft EIS is available from the Plattsburgh City Clerk's Office, Plattsburgh City Hall, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 and on line at: https://www.cityofplattsburgh-ny.gov/604/DRI-Environmental-Impact-GEIS.

The action involves the following: (a) Durkee Lot Mixed-Use Development (multi-story mixed-use development replacing existing Durkee Street Municipal Parking Lot and rehabilitation of the existing Plattsburgh Farmers' and Crafters' Market building for use as commercial space and publicly-accessible civic space); (b) Saranac Riverwalk (construction of Riverwalk along Saranac River to replace existing walkway); (c) Durkee Street Reconfiguration/Streetscape Improvements (reconfiguration of Durkee Street to one-way traffic with streetscape improvements and 43 additional public parking spaces; (d) Westelcom Park Improvements (redesign of existing Westelcom Park; (e) Bridge Street Parking Improvements (streetscape improvements and six new on-street parking spaces; (f) Arnie Pavone Memorial Parking Plaza (109-space municipal public parking lot at former Glens Falls National Bank site; (g) Broad Street Municipal Parking Lot (minor expansion and restriping of existing lot to accommodate 22 additional parking spaces); (h) Plattsburgh Farmers' and Crafters' Market (PFCM) Relocation/Expansion (relocation of PFCM to former Building 4 of the Plattsburgh Municipal Lighting District buildings at 26 Green Street within the City's Harborside area. The project is located in the City of Plattsburgh, New York.

Contact: Matthew Miller, City of Plattsburgh, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, Phone: (518) 356-7510, E-mail: millerma@cityofplattsburgh-ny.gov.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft SEIS, Notice of Public Hearings and Public Comment Period

Essex, Franklin and Hamilton Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as lead co-agencies, have accepted a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Draft Unit Management Plan Amendment / Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor. In accordance with applicable law, there were three previously scheduled public hearings held on the Draft UMP Amendment, Draft SEIS, and River Area Management Plans:

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Tupper Lake Middle-High School Auditorium
25 Chaney Avenue
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Date: December 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Placid Conference Center
2608 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Date: December 5, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: The View Arts Center
3256 Route 28
Old Forge, NY 13420

A fourth public hearing has been scheduled for:

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: State Office Building
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501

Written comments are welcome and the previous deadline, December 20, 2019, will be extended. Written comments will now be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person until January 8, 2019. Copies of the Draft UMP Amendment/Draft SEIS are posted on the NYS DEC website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/62816.html

Copies of the Draft UMP Amendment/Draft SEIS will also be available on CD, upon request in person, at the DEC Region 5 Office, Route 86, Ray Brook, NY and DEC Headquarters, 625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany NY.

The action involves proposed amendment to remove the rails along the corridor between the Village of Tupper Lake and the Village of Lake Placid and convert it to a multiple-use recreational trail; to leave in place the existing rails between the Village of Remsen and the Big Moose Station; and to rehabilitate the rails between the Big Moose Station and the Village of Tupper Lake. The amendment includes River Area Management Plans, pursuant to 6 NYCRR section 666.7, for the Main Branch Saranac River, Main Branch Raquette River, Middle Branch Moose River, and North Branch Moose River.

The project is located in the Towns of North Elba in Essex County, Towns of Harrietstown, Santa Clara, and Tupper Lake in Franklin County, Town of Long Lake in Hamilton County, Town of Webb in Herkimer County, Towns of Forestport, Steuben, and Remsen in Oneida County, and Towns of Colton and Piercefield in St. Lawrence County, New York.

Contact: John Schmid, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests, 625 Broadway, 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-4254, Phone:(518) 473-9518, E-mail: AdirondackPark@dec.ny.gov


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