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ENB Region 3 Notices 4/21/2021

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Norrie Point Environmental Center Access and Wastewater Treatment System Improvement will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the improvement of entry and access and facility experience for staff and visitors to the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve (HRNERR), Norrie Point Marina and Norrie Point Environmental Center. This project includes: vehicular circulation and parking lot improvements for passenger vehicles, boat trailers and bus parking needs. Entry drive and arrival courtyard improvements with decorative pavements with new accessible pedestrian walkway connecting parking lot to facility entrance. Exterior lighting for improved safety, light colored pavement in parking areas to reduce heat island effect with native planting and rain gardens. Electric Vehicle charging stations and accessible parking, Reduced paved area to provide native marsh migration planting area and new paddle-craft boat launch area. Educational interpretive panels to highlight environmental and historic features of the site. Restoration of seawall foundation of the Environmental Center foundation. Construction of a pole barn, for storage of boats and other equipment. Pole barn construction to take place at some future date as funding resolves. This project also includes the replacement and relocation of new septic system and pump station serving the marina comfort station and the environmental center building in an area adjacent to the parking lot.. The project is located in Hyde Park, New York.

Contact: Daniel Seymour, NYS OPRHP, 9 Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580, Phone: (845( 889-3849, E-mail: daniel.seymour@parks.ny.gov.


Orange County - The Town of Montgomery Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 134 Neelytown Road Warehouse Special Exception Use Permit and Site Plan Approval will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the applicant, National Builders LP, for a special exception use permit and site plan approval for the proposed the construction of an approximately 312,500 square foot of distribution space, including 5,000 square foot of related office space on a 42.29 acre parcel located in the Interchange Commercial and Industry (ID) zoning district and the Airport Overlay zoning district. No fueling, repairs or maintenance to trucks shall occur at this facility. The warehouse will be connected to the Town's water and sewer districts serving the Neelytown Road area. Approximately 27 acres of disturbance will result, and 17.88 acres of impervious surface area would be introduced. Grading activity would require the filling of an isolated wetland. The project is located at 134 Neelytown Road in the Town of Montgomery, New York.

Contact: Sue Hadden, Town of Montgomery, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, NY 12549, Phone: (845) 457-2643, E-mail: shadden@townofmontgomery.com.


Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Galleria Residences will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the site plan approval of a 224 unit multifamily housing complex, involving two parcels of land containing a total of 4.92 ± acres. The project is located at the intersection of Smith Road and Galleria Drive in the Town of Wallkill, New York.

Contact: Gary Lake, Town of Wallkill, 99 Tower Drive, Building A, Middletown, NY 10941, Phone: (845) 692-7814, E-mail: planning@townofwallkill.com.


Westchester County - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rockefeller State Park Preserve Stewardship Management Guide will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the creation of a guide for stewardship and land management decisions and operations at Rockefeller State Park Preserve over the next decade (2020-2030). The project is located at 125 Phelps Way in Pleasantville, New York.

Contact: Tana Bigelow, NYS OPRHP, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12238, Phone: (518) 473-2884, E-mail: Tana.Bigelow@parks.ny.gov.


Notice of Availability of Final Scope

Orange County - The Town of Wallkill Planning Board, as lead agency, has made the Final Scope for the proposed Riverside Corporate Park available. The Final Scope is available from the contact listed below and on line at: https://www.townofwallkill.com.

The action involves the merging of 10 tax parcels and re-subdividing to create 3 total lots for the construction of three warehouse buildings with a total of up to 1.5 million square foot of floor area. The Project Site consists of 148.26 acres located at the terminus of Sullivan Lane. Approximately 92 acres will be disturbed with approximately 58.9 acres of impervious surfaces at the completion of the project. Sullivan Lane will be widened and existing public utility service lines will be reconfigured to service the site. the Riverside Drive Extension will be constructed connecting the existing portion of Riverside Drive in the vicinity of Rykowski Lane and extending westerly through the site and connecting to the Park & Ride access. This will be
upgraded and a connection will be provided to the East Main Street/Crystal Run Road corridor. This improvement will provide a parallel corridor to Crystal Run Road to accommodate both site and other external traffic movements to and from Rykowski Lane. Other traffic improvements will include signal upgrades to the existing signals in the vicinity of the NYS Route 17 interchange to improve the efficiency of those operations. The project is located on Sullivan Lane in the Town of Wallkill, New York.

Contact: Gary Lake, Town of Wallkill, 99 Tower Drive, Building A, Middletown, NY 10941, Phone: (845) 692-7814, E-mail: planning@townofwallkill.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Westchester County - The Village of Mamaroneck Zoning Board of Appeals, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed East Coast North Properties, LLC. A virtual public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. information on how to attend is available at: https://mamaroneck.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted by the contact listed below until May 17, 2021, or ten days following the close of the public hearing, whichever is later. The Draft EIS is available from the Village of Mamaroneck Planning Department, 169 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, 3rd Floor, Mamaroneck, New York 1054; and (2) the Mamaroneck Public Library, 136 Prospect Ave Mamaroneck, New York 10543. and on line at: https://www.village.mamaroneck.ny.us/zoning-board-appeals.

The action involves a 56,328 square foot expansion of an existing 40,620 square foot self-storage facility. The addition will include 321 additional storage units and incorporate approximately 700 square foot of storage-associated retail space along the Waverly Avenue frontage in the existing self-storage building (Project). The Site is currently improved with 5 buildings, plus a 2 story building over a covered parking area and an open storage area. The Project involves the demolition of all structures along the rear property line, as well as the 2 story concrete block structure in the middle of the lot. The existing self-storage building and the 2 story stucco building at the corner of Fenimore Road and Waverly Avenue will remain. The Project includes additional site landscaping, stormwater management and the removal of two (2) curb cuts, one on Waverly Avenue and one on Fenimore Road. The Project will also eliminate the existing storage of construction equipment and construction vehicles on the Site, as well as seven (7) rentable contractor units. After construction, the only uses that will remain at the Project Site are the self-storage use and the Murphy Brothers Construction office use. The project requires area variances for off-street parking and loading spaces, building coverage, lot coverage, setback from Fenimore Road, floor area ratio, gross floor area and height from the Village of Mamaroneck Zoning Board of Appeals and site plan approval from the Planning Board. The project is located at 416 Waverly Avenue/ 560 Fenimore Road in the Village of Mamaroneck, New York.

Contact: Amber Nowak, Village of Mamaroneck, 169 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, 3rd Floor, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, Phone: (914) 825- 8758, E-mail: anowak@vomny.org.


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