2011-08-10 / Legal Notices

LEGAL NOTICES for August 10, 2011

LEGAL ANNOUNCEMENT
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact
West Point Middle School Addition/Renovation
United States Army Garrison
West Point, New York
A Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) has been prepared addressing the addition to and renovation of the existing West Point Middle School (built in 1934 with later additions) at the U.S. Army Garrison at West Point located in Highland Falls, Orange County, New York. The following is a summary of the findings included in the SEA:
I.          NAME OF ACTION
West Point Middle School Addition/Renovation
II.        DESCRIPTION OF ACTION
a) Proposed Action: The proposed action is the addition to and renovation of the existing West Point Middle School. To accomplish this action, USAG-West Point proposes to demolish the south wing of the existing middle school building, which was added in 1954. Demolishing the south wing will provide space for additional staff parking, greenspace, and Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection setbacks. The remainder of the existing building will be renovated (with a new addition built) to include a total of 70,268 square feet of educational building facilities on four acres of school grounds. The new renovated portion of the school will continue to be two stories above grade and one basement level and will house the gymnasium, administrative offices, the computer lab, the auditorium, and the science and general-purpose classrooms. An addition to the north of the existing school is proposed and will include one story above grade and one basement level housing the info center, the cafeteria, the band and art classrooms, and general purpose classrooms. The exterior grounds will include the addition of a sidewalk to the west side of Barry Road. New parking will be constructed by the proposed action so that a total of 52 spaces will be provided. The existing middle school hardcourt play area will be displaced by the construction of the building addition and a new hardcourt play area will be provided northeast of the building addition.
b) Alternatives: Alternatives considered included: 1) No Action, 2) the Proposed Action, 3) demolition of the existing school and construction of a new school at the same location 4) locating the school off-post, and 5) constructing a new school at another on-post location.
III.       ANTICIPATED ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
Potential environmental impact issues include, but are not limited to: removal of 0.4 acres of forest, potential impacts to the state-listed timber rattlesnake, effects to the 1934 historic building, air pollutant emissions during construction, noise effects to the student population during construction, and disposal of construction/demolition materials and wastes (including hazardous materials).
IV.       MITIGATION MEASURES
A comprehensive list of impact minimization and mitigation measures that would be employed is provided in Section 5.0, Table 3 (Summary of Impact Minimization and Mitigation Measures) of the Draft SEA. These measures address the following resources: water, geology/soils, natural resources, cultural resources, visual resources, noise, health/safety, and materials and wastes.
V.        PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT
The Draft SEA and Finding of No Significant Impact are being made available for public review at the following locations:
Town of Highlands
254 Main Street
Highland Falls, NY 10928
Village of Highland Falls
303 Main Street
Highland Falls, NY 10928
Highland Falls Public Library
298 Main Street
Highland Falls, NY 10928            
United States Military Academy
Community Library, Building 622
West Point, NY 10996
The Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton
Fish Library
Routes 403 and 9D
Garrison, New York 10924
Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library
Routes 301 & 9D
Cold Spring, New York 10516
Town of Cold Spring
85 Main Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516 Town of Philipstown
258 Main Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516
The deadline for public comments on this proposed action is 15 September 2011. Comments on the Draft SEA received during the 30-day public review comment period and Agency responses to these comments will be included in the Final SEA. Comments may also be provided during this period under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Please send all comments and/or requests for copies of the Draft SEA to:
U.S. Army Garrison, Directorate of Public Works
George Markt, NEPA Coordinator
IMNE-MIL-PWF
Building 667A Ruger Road
West Point, NY 10996-1592
845-938-4459 (or fax 845-938-7046)
 
LEGAL NOTICE
Advertisement for Bids
Village of Cold Spring, Putnam County
85 Main Street
Cold Spring, New York 10516
Separate sealed bids for the Replacement of the Plant Control Panel for the Village of Cold Spring Foundry Brook Water Treatment Plant will be received by the Village of Cold Spring at the Village Offices at 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York until 3:00 PM , local prevailing time, on _September 28, 2011 and then publicly opened and read aloud.
The Request for Proposal, Bid Form and other contract documents may be examined at the Village Offices at 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York in the Village Clerk’s office. The Village has also posted a copy of the RFP, only, on-line for review by potential bidders. Copies of these documents are available for a $10.00 deposit per set.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 1:00 PM, local prevailing time on _August 25, 2011 in the Foundry Brook Water Treatment Plant at 200 Fishkill Rd. (AKA Putnam County Rte. 10) in the Town of Philipstown, NY.   Attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference is not mandatory for those wishing to submit a bid.
Each bid shall contain an acceptable form of Bid Guarantee in an amount equal to at least 5% of the amount of the Bid. The guarantee shall be payable to the Village of Cold Spring to insure that, if the Bid is accepted, the Bidder will execute the Contract and provide acceptable Performance and Payment Bonds within 10 days after the award of the Contract. The Village will award the contract to the responsible bidder with the lowest bid.
OWNERS RIGHTS RESERVED
The Village of Cold Spring reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informality or technicality in any Bid, if it is in the best interest of the Village.
TERMS OF BIDS
The Village hereby notifies all Bidders on the Project that: 
-           Bidders are required to execute a non-collusion bidding certificate pursuant to the Section 103d of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York;
-           The Village will insure that minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award;
-           Bidders must observe conditions of employment and pay prevailing wage rates under the Contract;
-           Bidders are required to comply with the provisions of Section 291 – 299, Human Rights, of the Executive Law of the State of New York.; and
-           No Bidder may withdraw his bid within 45 days after the actual date of opening or forfeit the entire 5% guarantee fund.
Date: August 2, 2011
Mary Saari, Village Clerk
 
LEGAL NOTICE
C O U N T Y O F 
P U T N A M
NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that sealed proposal, will be received by the Director of Purchasing of Putnam County for the following commodities and/or service:
RFP 4-11 - INTEGRATED LAND RECORDS SYSTEM – COUNTY CLERK
Detailed specifications may be secured at the office of the Director of Purchasing, County of Putnam Office Facilities, 110 Old Route 6, Building No. 3, Carmel, New York l05l2 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. The County of Putnam officially distributes bidding documents from the Purchasing Department or through the Hudson Valley Municipal Purchasing Group’s Regional Bid Notification System. Copies of bidding documents obtained from any other source are not considered official copies. SEALED PROPOSALS must be filed in the above office on or before FRIDAY, l:00 P.M., September 9, 2011.
Dated: Carmel, New York 
August 5, 2011    
Sgd/Alessandro Mazzotta, Purchasing Director
Putnam County Purchasing Department
 
LEGAL NOTICE
Philipstown Planning Board Announcement
The Philipstown Planning Board will not meet in August. The next monthly meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2011.
 
LEGAL ANNOUNCEMENT
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
Draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact
United States Military Academy Science Center Project
United States Army Garrison
West Point, New York
A Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared addressing the proposed of construction and operation of the USMA Science Center at the United States Army Garrison, West Point, in Orange County, New York. The following is a summary of the findings included in the EA:
I.          NAME OF ACTION
United States Military Academy Science Center
II.        DESCRIPTION OF ACTION
a) Proposed Action: The proposed action will consist of the renovation of space within Bartlett Hall (Building 753) and the former Cadet Library (Building 757) to accommodate research, laboratory and classroom space. The proposed action will also provide modern climate controlled space for USMA’s library archives and special collections. The proposed action would add approximately 11,835 square feet of space within the newly renovated Science Center which would be gained through the reconfiguration of interior spaces to make better use of the building footprint. The proposed renovations to the Science Center would meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) minimum “Silver” standards. The proposed action includes the following: new marble at the monumental stair, Building 753 West seismic retrofit and replacement of all finish roofs, raising the monitor above the roofline of Building 753 West, installation of photovoltaic cells on the rooftop of Building 753 East, removal of non-historic metal louvers at multiple locations on facades of Buildings 753 East and West, window restoration, replacement of exterior light fixtures at building entrances and within the courtyard, seismic retrofit of west and south walls in the 1955 Moore Wing, extension of the stairwell and elevator shaft above the roofline of Building 753 East, aesthetic and design improvements to courtyard, relocation of the south wall exterior door at the sub-basement level of Building 753 West, removal of the existing epoxy terrazzo floor covering in Building 753 West, replacement of the ramp and sidewalk at Cullum Road and pavement at Thayer Walk and Jefferson Place, removal of satellite dishes and radio antennae, and use of temporary classrooms during construction. Two staging areas would be used to store construction equipment and materials: 1) an existing staging area on Stony Lonesome Road, and 2) several small areas adjacent to Building 753.
b) Alternatives: Alternatives considered included: 1) No Action; 2) demolition and reconstruction on the current site, 3) alternative project sites, and 4) alternative location for the staging areas, and 5) alternative roof colors. Also, throughout the design process, alternative exterior and interior materials and finishes, and visual screening elements were considered to maximize architectural compatibility and minimize adverse visual impacts.
III.       ANTICIPATED ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
Potential environmental impact issues include, but are not limited to: minor impacts to geology, soils, surface water, cultural resources, visual resources, health and safety and hazardous waste, ambient noise, traffic and coastal resources.
IV.       MITIGATION MEASURES
Impact minimization and mitigation measures that would be employed are provided in Section 3.0 of the Draft EA. These measures address the following resources: water, geology/soils, air, natural resources, cultural resources, visual resources, health/safety, traffic, and materials and wastes.
V.        PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT
The Draft EA and Finding of No Significant Impact are being made available for public review at the following locations:
Town of Highlands
254 Main Street
Highland Falls, NY 10928
Village of Highland Falls
303 Main Street
Highland Falls, NY 10928
Highland Falls Public Library
298 Main Street
Highland Falls, NY 10928            
United States Military Academy
Community Library, Building 622
West Point, NY 10996
The Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton
Fish Library
Routes 403 and 9D
Garrison, New York 10924
Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library
Routes 301 & 9D
Cold Spring, New York 10516
Village of Cold Spring
85 Main Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516 Town of Philipstown
258 Main Street
Cold Spring, New York 10516
The deadline for public comments on this proposed action is 15 September 2011. Comments on the Draft EA received during the 30-day public review comment period and Agency responses to these comments will be included in the Final EA. Comments may also be provided during this period under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Please send all comments and/or requests for copies of the Draft EA to:
U.S. Army Garrison, Directorate of Public Works
George Markt, NEPA Coordinator
IMNE-MIL-PWF
Building 667A Ruger Road
West Point, NY 10996-1592
845-938-4459 (or fax 845-938-7046)
 
LEGAL NOTICE
Public Notice
The resolution, a summary of which is published herewith, has been adopted on the 28th day of June, 2011, and an abstract thereof has been published and posted as required by law and the period of time has elapsed for the submission and filing of a petition for a permissive referendum and a valid petition has not been submitted and filed. The validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the Village of Cold Spring, in the County of Putnam, New York, is not authorized to expend money or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of publication of the notice, or such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the constitution.
Mary Saari, Village Clerk
BOND RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF COLD SPRING, NEW YORK, ADOPTED JUNE 28, 2011, AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS TO THE WATER MAIN ALONG FISHKILL ROAD AND MAIN STREET, STATING THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF IS $1,535,000, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT FOR SUCH PURPOSE, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $1,535,000 SERIAL BONDS OF SAID VILLAGE TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION.
The object or purpose for which the bonds are authorized is the construction of improvements to the water main along Fishkill Road and Main Street, consisting of relining the water main and related cleaning, site work, replacement of Water Treatment Plant control panel and other ancillary work, at the estimated maximum cost of $1,535,000.
The amount of obligations to be issued is $1,535,000.
The period of probable usefulness is forty (40) years.
A complete copy of the Bond Resolution summarized above shall be available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Village Clerk, at the Village Hall, 85 Main Street, Cold Spring, New York.
The bond resolution was adopted on June 28, 2011.
Dated: August 5, 2011
Mary Saari, Village Clerk
 
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Please take notice that a public hearing pursuant to Section 20 of the New York State Civil Service Law will be held before the Personnel Director of Putnam County in the Conference Room of Building #3 at the Donald B. Smith County Government Campus in Carmel, New York on the 2nd day of September, 2011 at 10 AM with respect to amending the Rules and Appendices of the Classified Civil Service.
The proposed changes concern the addition of a small number of titles to the Non-Competitive Class Appendix. Additionally, there is one proposed change to the Rules as follows: Rule XI, Certification (update methods of communication with eligible candidates canvassed for or offered appointment), Rule XIII, Probationary Term (remove subsection that is no longer needed, due to 2010 Rules change which made general probationary term 26 to 52 weeks). Complete copies of the proposed changes are available for review upon request to the Personnel Department prior to the Public Hearing.
All parties in interest and citizens will be given an opportunity to be heard.
Sharona Berken
First Deputy Personnel Director
 
 

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