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ENB Region 5 Notices 7/7/2021

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Tree Removal for Construction of Stone Staircases and Trail Reroute on Poke-O-Moonshine

The action involves cutting and removal of 4 trees three inches or larger in diameter at breast height (DBH) to facilitate the construction of stone staircases and a reroute of the fire tower access trail. This project will be completed through an approved work plan and is identified in the approved 2013 Taylor Pond Management Complex Unit Management Plan. 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 in the Taylor Pond Wild Forest in the Town of Chesterfield, Clinton County, New York.

Contact: Daniel Levy, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), Division of Lands and Forests, PO Box 296, Ray Brook, NY 12950, Phone: (518) 897-1291, E-mail:

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

County: Essex

Applicant: John Cranley
40 Church Street, Building 2
Lake Placid, NY 12946

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

APA Contact: Bart Haralson

APA Project Number: 2021-0106

Project Title: John Cranley

Location: Church Street in the Town of North Elba, New York.

APA Land Use Classification: Hamlet

For Adirondack Park Agency: Comment Period Ends: July 22, 2021

Project Description: The project involves a proposal for the re-configuration of two existing lots to create four new lots: a 0.51 ± acre lot with an existing single-family dwelling; a 0.50 ± acre lot with an existing single-family dwelling; a vacant 0 .5 ± acre lot; and a vacant 1.47 ± acre lot. Potential building sites for single-family dwellings have been identified on the two vacant lots.

Negative Declaration

Clinton County - The Town of Plattsburgh Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town Center Smart Growth Zoning and Select Zoning Map Edits will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rezoning of approximately 2, l 00 acres of land in the Town of Plattsburgh so that land use regulations better reflect the community vision for the "Town Center" area as articulated in various adopted community plans, particularly the Town of Plattsburgh Comprehensive Plan, the Town Center Smart Growth Plan, and the Route 3 Corridor Plan. New "smart growth" zoning regulations will encourage a greater variety of commercial and residential uses and will emphasize high-quality designs and attractive site layouts. The new zoning introduces five new transect based districts (TS, T4, T3, T3R, and SD). The action also involves the amendment of the Town Zoning Map and adoption of Town Center Highway and stormwater design specifications. The project is located on an approximately 2,000 acre site, roughly bounded by Military Turnpike, Tom Miller Road, the western border of the City of Plattsburgh, and Rugar Street in the Town of Plattsburgh, New York.

Contact: Trevor Cole, Town of Plattsburgh, 151 Banker Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, Phone: (518) 562-6850, E-mail:

Warren County - The Village of Lake George, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Chapter 220 (Zoning) Solar Amendments, 2021 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves developing an amendment to the Village zoning ordinance to allow for the Village to regulate and permit solar arrays and/or solar installations. The project is located throughout the Village of Lake George, New York.

Contact: Dan Barusch, Village of Lake George, 20 Old Post Road, Lake George, NY 12845, Phone: (518) 668-5772, E-mail:

Washington County - The Washington County Board of Supervisors, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Snowmobile Trail Grant Application 2021 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the establishment of a new snowmobile trail following the Champlain Canalway Trail bike path from the Village of Fort Ann
south to New Swamp Road n the Town of Kingsbury, New York. No new trail construction, only trail maintenance of signing and grooming. Also involved will be the reroute of a designated trail route in the Town of Kingsbury, New York. This short reroutes does riot change total trail mileage being maintained in Washington County.

Contact: Samuel J. Hall, Washington County, 383 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828, Phone: (518) 746-2210, E-mail:

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