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ENB Region 8 Notices 9/7/2022

Negative Declaration

Monroe County - The Irondequoit Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed adoption of Local Law amending Chapter 235 of the Irondequoit Town Code will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an amendment to the Town of Irondequoit zoning regulations to allow cannabis facilities (on-site consumption and retail sales) in the M Zoning District with a special use permit from the planning board, including time, place and manner requirements. The zoning amendment modifies the allowable uses within the M Zoning District, which affects 25 or more acres of the M Zoning District. The project is located throughout the Town of Irondequoit, New York.

Contact: Rory Fitzpatrick, Town of Irondequoit, 1280 Titus Avenue, Rochester, NY 14627, Phone: (585) 336-6034, E-mail: supervisor@irondequoit.gov.


Monroe County - The City of Rochester Manager of Zoning, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Center City Courtyard Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 191,000 square foot, five-story, mixed use building (161 residential units plus tenant amenity space and 3,271 square foot of commercial space) with below grade parking. The project site is comprised of 10 parcels that are proposed to be combined into one lot with a total area of 1.16 acres. Work scope includes the closure of three curb cuts, the creation of one curb cut, and the abandonment of the Melvin Alley and Scott Alley rights-of-way. The project is located at 99 West Main Street in the City of Rochester, New York.

Contact: Roseanne Khaleel, City of Rochester, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY 14614, Phone: (585) 428-6914.


Monroe County - The Town of Brighton Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Jewish Senior Life Campus - Amended Incentive Zoning Approval Lot 2 (Summit and Wolk Manor) will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves amending the existing Incentive Zoning Approval requirements for the parcel a 24.45+ acre lot (Lot 2) and Site Plan Approval for the development of: 1.) two independent living/apartment buildings with 35 residential units each and covered garage parking spaces, 2.) a 5,500 square foot multi-purpose room/theater addition on the northeast side of the main Summit building, 3.) a 2,000 square foot fitness addition, 4.) two 1,400 square foot maintenance and storage buildings, 5.) ancillary site improvements such as landscaping, lighting, roadway, and drainage; and, 6.) construction of 1,100 linear foot of public sidewalk along the west side of South Winton Road south of Westfall Road and 850 linear feet of public sidewalk along the south side of Westfall Road west of South Winton Road, all of which will be in county right-of-way or town property. The project is located at 2000 Summit Circle Drive in the Town of Brighton, New York.

Contact: Rick DiStefano, Town of Brighton, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, Phone: (585) 784-5228, E-mail: rick.distefano@townofbrighton.org.


Ontario County - The Town of Farmington Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Farmington Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project - 2022 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project includes the installation of approximately 4,250 lineal feet of sewer force main along the east side of Beaver Creek Road, south of State Route 96, that will connect to the Town's Interceptor Sewer. The project also includes 700 lineal feet of gravity sewer line along a portion of the west side of Mertensia Road connecting into the Pheasants Crossing development sewer system. This will provide additional capacity, easy access for maintenance, minimal disruption to residents, and connection to the interceptor sewer close to the Wastewater Treatment Plant in order to relieve sewer capacity issues anticipated in the Mertensia Road sewer system as development occurs. These improvements are identified in the completed "Preliminary Engineering Report for the Town of Farmington Sanitary Sewer Capacity Improvements", prepared by the Town's Engineering Firm, MRB Group D.P.C., as important utility projects needed to sustain growth and development within the Town. This report has been accepted by the Town Board and incorporated into the Town of Farmington Sewer Master Plan. The project is located at Mertensia Road and Beaver Creek Road in the Town of Farmington, New York.

Contact: Peter Ingalsbe, Town of Farmington, 1000 County Road 8, Farmington, NY 14425, Phone: (315) 986-8100, E-mail: pingalsbe@farmingtonny.org.


Ontario County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Honeoye Lake Alum Application 2022 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the application of approximately 330,000 gallons of alum to about 960 acres of the bed of Honeoye Lake (of 1,800 acres in total) below 18 foot depth over several weeks to reduce internal phosphorus loads and support and maintain existing residential and recreational uses of the lake. This research project would study the effects of inactivants on phosphorus concentrations, and on ecological and public health and will be verified with short- and long-term monitoring. The project is located on Honeoye Lake in the Town of Richmond, New York.

Contact: Brian Duffy, NYS DEC - Division of Water, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 285-5682, E-mail: brian.duffy@dec.ny.gov.


Steuben County - The Town of Cohocton Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Cohocton Water Systems Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the Town of Cohocton replacing 4,060 ± linear foot of existing 8 inch watermain along Wayland Street (NYS Routes 245 & 21) with 8 inch PVC - between Naples / Cohocton Street and Beecher Street. Also included are new hydrants, main line valves, water services (within the right-of-way), and connections to all side streets. Installation of 1,700 ± linear foot of 8 inch watermain along Beecher Street (County Route 39A) with 8 inch PVC, and replacement of 500 ± linear foot of a 6 inch watermain along County Route 39A north of Mill Road. This project will also include replacing the existing pressure reducing valve stations with above grade valves located within a hotbox.

The water storage tank servicing these watermains will be cleaned and sealed both interiorly/exteriorly. The Well House will be replaced with a new structure that is able to house the well pump, chemical feed systems, and electrical equipment, upgrade the control system to allow remote monitoring, and run a service line to allow collecting a representative sample of the point of entry into the system.

The project is located at Wayland Street (NYS Routes 245 & 21) and Beecher Street (County Route 39A) in the Town of Cohocton, New York.

Contact: Judith Hall, Town of Cohocton, 19 Main Street, Atlanta, NY 14808, Phone: (585) 534-5100, E-mail: townofcohocton@aol.com.


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