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ENB Region 3 Notices 6/2/2021

Public Notice

6 NYCRR Section 190.35 Peekamoose Valley Riparian Corridor

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) filed a Notice of Emergency/Proposed Rulemaking for an amendment to subdivision (i) of section 190.35 and addition of two new subdivisions (j) and (k) to 6 NYCRR section 190.35, pursuant to Environmental Conservation Law, sections 1-0101(3)(b), 3-0301(1)(b), 3-0301(1)(d), 3-0301(2)(m), 9-0105(1) and 9-0105(3)

The emergency/proposed rulemaking will address overuse and protect public health, safety, general welfare and natural resources on the Peekamoose Valley Riparian Corridor by implementing a permit system from May 15th through September 15th of each year while still providing a quality outdoor experience for users.

The Notice of Emergency/Proposed Rulemaking is available in the June 2nd, 2021 issue of the State Register. Public comments will be accepted by the NYS DEC through August 1st, 2021 and should be e-mailed to: or mailed to:

Bill Rudge
Attention: Blue Hole Comments
NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests
21 South Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561-1696
Phone: (845) 256-3092

Availability of Documents for Review:

Notice of Emergency Adoption and Proposed Rulemaking, express terms and supporting documents can be accessed from NYS DEC's rulemaking website at:

Contact: Bill Rudge, NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561-1696, Phone: (845) 256-3092, E-mail:

Negative Declaration

Dutchess County - The Town of Hyde Park Zoning Board of Appeals, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Locusts on Hudson will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the submission of an application by the applicant, The Locusts on Hudson LLC, for an area variance to permit the recontouring and stabilization of land along the North Staatsburg Creek as part of its efforts to restore the area and establish a pond on a residential estate property located, in part, at 135 Old Post Road, in the Waterfront District. The project is located at 135 Old Post Road in Staatsburg, Town of Hyde Park, New York.

Contact: Sarina Teuschler, Town of Hyde Park, 4383 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538, Phone: (845) 229-5111, E-mail:

Orange County - The Town of Montgomery, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Red Birch will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application submitted by the applicant, Red Birch Inc., dated September 3, 2019, as revised on December 29, 2020, to the Town of Montgomery Planning Board to obtain a two-lot commercial subdivision plan approval, and site plan and special exception use permit approvals for a self-storage facility and a flex space building located along NYS Route 17K. The project is located at 674 State Route 17K in the Town of Montgomery, New York.

Contact: Sue Hadden, Town of Montgomery, 110 Bracken Road, Montgomery, NY 12549, E-mail:

Ulster County - The Town of Rosendale Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Water System Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed water main upgrades on Main Street, Hardenburgh Avenue, and Snyder Avenue, water filtration improvements and building expansion at the water filtration plant on John Street, and replacement of the 500,000 gallon Sand Hill Water Storage Tank. Replacement of the existing steel tank is planned with a new glass-lined bolted steel tank. The new tank will be installed in a new location adjacent to the existing tank. Also included is the installation of an improved access road. This action will require the subdivision and acquisition of approximately 0.81 acres of land currently owned by St. Peter's Catholic Church and operated as part of St. Peter's Cemetery. The project is located in the Town of Rosendale, New York.

Contact: Jeanne Walsh, Town of Rosendale, 1915 Lucas Avenue, Cottekill, NY 12417, Phone: (845) 658-3159, E-mail:

Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Westchester County - The Village of Ossining Board of Trustees , as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update and related Zoning Code Amendments. The Final GEIS is available from the Village of Ossining Clerk's Office,16 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY; the Public Library, 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562 and on line at:

The action involves a proposing to adopt and implement a Comprehensive Plan Update and associated amendments to the Village's Zoning Code (Proposed Action). The zoning changes proposed are: the adoption of two Form Based Code Overlays (Village Center (VC) zone; and Neighborhood Center-2 (NC-2) zone limited to the portion along Croton Avenue), and zoning text changes to the T-District and the S-75 District. The plan update seeks to streamline pathways for economic growth and development, while addressing community needs and environmental sustainability. The project is located throughout the Village of Ossining, New York.

Contact: Karen D'Attore, Village of Ossining, 16 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562, Phone: (914) 941-3554, E-mail:

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