Thursday, August 20, 2009

Glasco Ponds Subdivision in Saugerties applies for DEC Permit

Glasco Turnpike Operating LLC
c/o Joseph Scharf
225 W 83rd St Apt 32
New York, NY 10024

Glasco Ponds Subdivision
Glasco Tpke (CO Rte 118) ¼ Mi E of US Rte 9W
Saugerties, NY 12477
Application ID:

Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located:

Saugerties, Ulster County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a 68-lot residential development, Glasco Ponds Subdivision, with associated internal roadways and stormwater management facilities on a 47 + acre site. The project includes construction of six stormwater detention basins with outfalls to an unnamed tributary of the Hudson River (Class C), and four separate crossings of this stream. Construction will result in the filling of approximately 0.42-acre of federally regulated wetland; approximately 0.81-acre of new wetland will be constructed at the project site as mitigation. The project is located on the south side of Glasco Turnpike (County Route 118), east of US Route 9W in the Town of Saugerties, Ulster County.
Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: Saugerties Town Planning Board
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Sep 04, 2009.

R Scott Ballard
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561

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