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ENB Region 8 Notices 11/23/2022

Negative Declaration

Genesee County - The Town of Elba Planning Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Norton Road Solar Farm will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the construction of a 5 megawatt ground-mounted solar farm, install a 5 MW solar array with associated electrical equipment, access road, fencing, and landscaping on a portion of an existing agricultural field. The solar photovoltaic (PV) system is proposed for installation within an approximate 41.86 acre site. The Project activities will be located within an existing agricultural field, adjacent to roadways, other agricultural fields, residences and forested areas. The project is located at 6974 Norton Road in the Town of Elba, New York.

Contact: Dwight Kanyuck, Knauf Shaw LLP, 1400 Crossroads Building, 2 State Street, Rochester, NY 14614, Phone: (585) 546-8430, E-mail: dkanyuck@nyenvlaw.com.


Livingston County - The Town of Avon, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Modification of Chapter 130 Article VI and Article XV will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a Local Law to amend Chapter 130 Article IV and Article XV of the zoning ordinance of the Town of Avon. Specifically to add new section to Article IV Special Use Permits being §130-35B.(2) (a) which addresses transfer of property that has an approved Special Use Permit and to add a new section to Article XV Solar Energy Systems, being §130-81 O. which addresses under what condition a Solar Energy system can be developed. The project is located throughout the Town of Avon, New York.

Contact: Sharon M. Knight, Town of Avon. 23 Genesee Street, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-2425, E-mail: sknight@avon-ny.org.


Monroe County - The Village of Webster, Village Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to upgrade to the Village of Webster Waste Water Treatment Plan (WWTP), including the construction of a 4,200 square foot septage receiving building and two (2), 3,320 square foot trickling filters. Other improvements include upgrades to the wastewater disinfection system; influent channel hydraulics; replacement of equipment, scum pipes, trickling filter pumps, sludge pumps, sludge recirculation pumps, digester heating system and gas safety equipment; programming of actuated valve to improve trickling filter recirculation flow; and various electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and architectural/structural improvements to meet building and energy codes and other standards. The project is located at 613 Webster Road in the Village of Webster, New York.

Contact: Darrell Byerts, Village of Webster, 28 West main Street, Webster, NY 14580, Phone: (585) 265-3770, E-mail: dbyerts@villageofwebster.com.


Orleans County - The Holley Central School District, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Capital Improvements Project, 2022 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Holley Central School District (District) proposes to undertake Capital Improvements Project, 2022, which includes various renovations and upgrades at the District's buildings and campus including the Middle School / High School, Elementary School, and Bus Garage. The purpose of the project is to correct deficiencies at aging buildings and facilities and make improvements to comply with current code and educational programmatic requirements; enhance safety, security, and accessibility; and extend useful life and upgrade building systems and outdoor facilities.

Proposed building construction and reconstruction work at the Middle School / High School includes select auditorium renovations such as updated house and theatrical LED lighting, rigging, sound system, stage front, projector, and portable stage riser; music rooms renovations; storage areas; and select restroom and custodial rooms. Other building condition upgrades may include items such as new loading dock stair and railing at the elevator and masonry work.

At the Elementary School, proposed building construction and reconstruction work includes infilling an existing small courtyard for new STEM education space; removing the gymnasium stage and infilling with a classroom and instruction tech specialist office; reconfiguring the main office; and renovating Kindergarten restrooms and laundry and custodial rooms. Other improvements may include items such as music room flooring, ceiling, and wall sound panels upgrades; flooring in select classrooms and offices; asbestos abatement; and wrestling / cheer mat storage system. Other building condition upgrades may include items such as exterior masonry work; window blinds; addressing moisture issues in select floors and courtyard doors; and painting lockers.

Security upgrades are proposed at each school and include items such as reconfiguring main entries to enhance security including creating secure vestibules and installing illuminated exterior building signage to identify school names and entrances.

Multiple upgrades to building systems, including mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work, are proposed at each school and include upgrades such as cooling classrooms and select other HVAC equipment at the Elementary School, vestibule heaters at the Middle School / High School, and miscellaneous electrical and plumbing improvements.

Proposed site work includes upgrades to athletic facilities including multiple improvements at the Woodlands portion of the campus including demolition of the existing bleachers and construction of new bleachers; accessible parking spaces and walkway to bleachers; upgraded existing soccer field lighting with new poles and LED lights; new waterline; and soccer scoreboard. Other athletic facility site work may include track resurfacing and minor upgrades to existing athletic fields.

Other site work and non-school building improvements may include construction of a pole barn maintenance storage facility; new roof on maintenance building; new roof and siding on concessions building; insulating a portion of track storage building; minor Bus Garage renovations; and exterior wayfinding campus signage. Pavement work may include repaving and widening Hawk Drive; reconstruction of the maintenance building parking area; repaving bus garage parking areas; new sidewalks at the Elementary School bus loop and cafeteria door areas and sidewalk curbing; and upgraded sidewalks in select locations at the Middle School / High School and stadium. The project is located throughout the Holley Central School District in Holley, New York.

Contact: Brian Bartalo, Holley Central School District, 3800 North Main Street, Holley, NY 14470, Phone: (585) 638-6316 extension 2003, E-mail: bbartalo@holleycsd.org.


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