Adirondack Park Agency

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Adirondack Park Agency public hearings and requests for public comment involving projects under review are posted below. Notices are sorted by comment period ending date.

Adirondack Park Agency Public Notices


Project Title: Gilma Enterprises
   
Applicant: Robert B. Simon, Smith & Simon LLC
38 Art Tennyson Road
Chestertown, NY 12817
   
APA Contact: Devon Korn
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2016-0149
   
Project Location: NYS Route 8, Cougar Lane and Chester Creek

APA Land Use Classification: Hamlet,Moderate Intensity Use

Comment Period Ends: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Project Description: A three-lot subdivision involving wetlands creating Lot 1, a 27.4 acre parcel containing an existing commercial sand and gravel extraction; Lot 2, a 16.74 acre vacant parcel suitable for commercial development; and Lot 3, a 23.85 vacant parcel currently used for outdoor commercial storage. No new land use and development is proposed.


Project Title: NYSDEC Marion Pond Reclamation
   
Applicant: Robert Fiorentino
Senior Aquatic Biologist
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885
   
APA Contact: Leigh R. Walrath
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2017-0013
   
Project Location: Marion Pond, Town of Schroon, Essex County

APA Land Use Classification: Wilderness

Comment Period Ends: Thursday, March 02, 2017

Project Description: The project is briefly described as the application of the pesticide Prenfish Toxicant" (Active Ingredient: 5% Rotenone) to remove non-native golden shiners from Marion Pond. The lake will be stocked to establish a native, heritage strain brook trout population upon natural degradation of the toxicant. This will be the first reclamation of Marion Pond. The project is in compliance with the Guidelines for Fisheries Management in Wilderness, Primitive, and Canoe Areas (Adopted by the Adirondack Park Agency on April 26, 1990 and Amended on July 10, 1992) and is described in the Hoffman Notch Wilderness Unit Management Plan.


Project Title: Leavitt Farms, Inc.
   
Applicant: Sanford C. Hayes III
PO Box 288
206 River Road
Bloomingdale, NY 12913-0288
   
APA Contact: Patrick Connally
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2017-0004
   
Project Location: New York State Route 86 and Tansy Lane

APA Land Use Classification: Resource Management

Comment Period Ends: Thursday, March 02, 2017

Project Description: The action involves a three lot subdivision to create non-building lots which will be conveyed and merged with adjoining landowner's lots in the Deer Meadows Subdivision. No new land use or development is proposed.


Project Title: Leavitt Farms, Inc.
   
Applicant: Sanford C. Hayes III
PO Box 288
206 River Road
Bloomingdale, NY 12913-0288
   
APA Contact: Patrick Connally
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2017-0004
   
Project Location: New York State Route 86 and Tansy Lane

APA Land Use Classification: Resource Management

Comment Period Ends: Thursday, March 02, 2017

Project Description: The action involves a three lot subdivision to create non-building lots which will be conveyed and merged with adjoining landowner's lots in the Deer Meadows Subdivision. No new land use or development is proposed.


Project Title: Brian P. Horton
   
Applicant: Brian P. Horton
136 Smith Beach Road Northville, NY 12134
   
APA Contact: Patrick Connally
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2016-0038
   
Project Location: New York State Route 30 and County Highway 152, Northampton

APA Land Use Classification: Moderate Intensity Use

Comment Period Ends: Thursday, March 02, 2017

Project Description: Construction of a 4,308 square foot (footprint) commercial use seasonal restaurant measuring 20 feet and 6 inches in height. Included in the project will be associated parking, on-site wastewater treatment system, and signage.


Project Title: Jack & Gail DeGregorio
   
Applicant: Matthew Steves
Van Dusen & Steves Land Surveyors
169 Haviland Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
   
APA Contact: Tracy Darrah
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2016-0184
   
Project Location: Clearwater Lake Road, Horicon

APA Land Use Classification: Rural Use

Comment Period Ends: Thursday, March 02, 2017

Project Description: The action involves a three-lot subdivision involving wetlands creating a 1.43± acre lot improved by a single family dwelling, a 1.48± acre vacant lot and a 98± vacant acre lot.


Project Title: New York RSA No. 2 Cellular Partnership d/b/a Veri
   
Applicant: Jared C. Lusk, Esq.
Nixon Peabody LLP
1300 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY 14604
   
APA Contact: Virginia Yamrick
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2016-0047
   
Project Location: Charley Hill Road, Town of Schroon, Essex County,Tax Map Parcels 156.15-1-3 & 156.15-2-1.3

APA Land Use Classification: Rural Use

Comment Period Ends: Thursday, March 09, 2017

Project Description: A subdivision into sites involving the lease of a 100-foot by 100-foot parcel for the construction of a new 75-foot-tall (above ground level - AGL) telecommunications tower. The top 20 feet of the tower will be concealed as a simulated pine tree. The total height of the simulated tree tower will be 80 feet (75-foot tower plus 5-foot crown branch). The tower will be located within a 33-foot by 48-foot fenced-in equipment compound located 556± feet west of the edge of right-of-way of Charley Hill Road. A vegetative no cutting easement will protect trees in the vicinity of the proposed tower. Within the equipment compound, New York RSA 2 Cellular Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless is proposing to install a total of twelve 8-foot-tall panel antennas on the tower (at a centerline height of 71 feet AGL) and construct a 11.5-foot by 16-foot equipment platform, including a backup generator. Access to the facility will involve construction of a 1,253±-foot-long gravel driveway to accommodate construction and service vehicles. Underground utilities will be located along the 12-foot-wide driveway and within the 50-foot-wide access and utility easement.



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