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ENB - Region 3 Notices 1/29/2020

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Tree Removal for Pump/Compressor Building Project

The action involves the cutting and removal of 54 trees 3 inches or larger in diameter at breast height (DBH) and 43 trees less than 3 inches DBH as part of a construction project to build a pump/compressor building for snowmaking purposes. The project is included in the approved 2015 Belleayre Unit Management Plan Amendment and is a necessary appurtenance to the constitutionally allowed ski center. Tree cutting will be in compliance with Lands and Forests Policy #91-2 on Cutting, Removal or Destruction of Trees and Other Vegetation on Forest Preserve Lands.

The project is located at the Belleayre Ski Center, in the Town of Shandaken, Ulster County, New York.

Contact: Jeff Wiegert, NYS DEC - Region 3 New Paltz Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3084, E-mail:

Positive Declaration and Availability of Draft Scope

Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of New Castle, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed changes to the Zoning Code of the Town of New Castle to create a Form Based Zoning District for the Chappaqua Hamlet may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The Draft Scope is available from the Town of New Castle, 200 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, NY 10514 and online at: Comments on the Draft Scope will be accepted until February 7, 2020 at 4:00 p.m., unless further extended by the Town Board. Written comments may be submitted by (1) email to both the Town Clerk, Christina Papes, at and the Town Planner, Sabrina Charney Hull, at, or (2) by mail to: Christina Papes, Town Clerk, Town of New Castle, 200 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua NY 10514.

The proposed action involves amendments to the Town of New Castle Zoning Code to change the zoning of the Chappaqua Hamlet business and industrial districts to create a new Form-Based District in order to make the zoning consistent with the goals of the Town's 2017 Comprehensive Plan. The area to be rezoned spans approximately 72 acres along Greeley Avenue and King Street including the areas currently zoned in this hamlet B-R (Retail Business), B-RP (Retail Business and Parking), B-D (Designed Business), and I-P (Planned Industrial Zoning). The new zoning district is intended to provide flexibility for development with the intent to revitalize the hamlet and create a sustainable and successful mix of commercial and residential uses taking account of current and future real estate markets and trends. The project is located in the Town of New Castle, New York.

Contact: Sabrina D. Charney Hull, Town of New Castle, 200 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua NY 10514, Phone: (914) 238-4724,

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