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Supervisor Bosworth offered the following resolution and moved its adoption, which resolution was declared adopted after a poll of the members of this Board:

RESOLUTION NO. 565 - 2018

A RESOLUTION MAKING CERTAIN DETERMINATIONS PURSUANT TO THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT IN RELATION TO THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE CERTAIN TOWN PROJECTS.

        WHEREAS, the Town of North Hempstead (the “Town”) is contemplating completing various improvements and projects within the Town and to be financed by bonds of the Town, all as follows:

 

Project Number

Description of Project

Amount of Bond Financing

1

Various Animal Shelter Improvements

$472,262.00

2

Town Hall 2 – Various Improvements (Roof and HVAC)

$261,000.00

3

Broadway Park Various Improvements

$42,434.07

4

Clark Gardens Various Improvements

$70,000.00

5

Manorhaven Beach Park Various Improvements

$100,000.00

6

Parks System-Wide Upgrades

$500,000.00

7

Town Dock Various Improvements

$50,000.00

8

Gerry Pond Park Building Improvements

$575,000.00

9

Gerry Pond Park General Improvements

$3,500,000.00

10

Clark Gardens Pond Improvements

$50,000.00

11

CGM Parking Lot Repaving

$140,000.00

12

CGM HVAC Improvements

$1,050,000.00

13

Creation of Dog Park

$162,442.00

14

Various Drainage Improvements

$2,250,000.00

15

Hempstead Harbor Shoreline Trail

$360,000.00

16

Pool Improvements at Manorhaven Beach Park

$150,000.00

17

Pool Improvements at Martin “Bunky” Reid Park

$1,500,000.00

18

Various Improvements to Mary Janes Davies Green

$1,100,000.00

19

North Hempstead Beach Park Visioning Project

$250,000.00

20

Stepping Stones Lighthouse Dock

$270,800.41

21

Stabilization of Beacon Hill Bluffs

$7,500,000.00

22

Construction of Baywalk Improvements

$200,000.00

23

Plans for Baywalk Extension

$200,000.00

24

Various Safe Routes to School Improvements

$123,213.00

25

Building Department Technology Upgrades

$420,000.00

26

Public Safety License Plate Recognition Upgrades

$30,000.00

27

Computers for Harbor Links Golf Course

$10,000.00

28

Various Software/Hardware Projects

$256,000.00

29

Townwide Security Improvement Projects

$502,727.24

30

Acquisition of Heavy Duty Equipment and Vehicles – Parks and Administrative Services

$543,000.00

31

Acquisition of Equipment for Harbor Links

$223,000.00

32

Acquisition of Various Vehicles and Equipment (Harbor Links, Administrative Services, Building Department, Parks)

$807,500.00

33

Acquisition of Heavy Highway Equipment

$1,490,000.00

34

Retainage Pond Improvements at Harbor Links

$5,500,000.00

35

Electrical Improvements at Michael J. Tully Park

$1,500,000.00

36

Construction of Groundwater Monitoring System Upgrades and Leachate Treatment System Upgrades for the Solid Waste Management Authority

$4,281,237.48

37

Security System Enhancements at the Solid Waste Management Authority

$1,000,000.00

38

Mill and Pave Transfer Station - SWMA

$250,000.00

39

Construct Concrete Dumpster Storage Pad - SWMA

$125,000.00

40

HVAC Upgrades at SWMA Administration Building

$345,000.00

41

Plans and Specifications from Improvements to the SWMA Transfer Station

$209,800.00

42

Acquisition of Equipment - SWMA

$250,000.00

43

Michael J. Tully Park Parking Lot Reconstruction - FEMA

$1,000,000.00

44

Lighting District Annual LED Replacement

$500,000.00

45

Harbor Hills Park District Pool Mechanicals

$1,342,000.00

46

Port Washington Public Parking District Lot Improvements

$1,675,000.00

47

Harbor Hills Park District Facility Improvements

$1,600,000.00

 

(each, a “Project” and altogether, the “Projects”); and

 

        WHEREAS, it is required that a “lead agency” be established to review the Projects pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”) and its implementing regulations (the “SEQRA Regulations”); and

 

        WHEREAS, this Board, through action of the Department of Planning and Environmental Protection (the “Planning Department”) pursuant to Town Code §20-4, has established itself as lead agency and wishes to render a determination of significance pursuant to the SEQRA Regulations; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 1 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Planning Department has recommended that Project 2 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(1) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 2 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 3 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 3 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 4 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 4 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 5 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 5 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 6 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(1) and (2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 6 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 7 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) and (25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 7 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 8 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) and (21) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 8 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 155-2015, duly adopted by the Town Board on March 10, 2015, the Town Board has already made certain determinations with regard to Project 9, which determinations are incorporated herein by reference; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 10 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 11 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 12 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 13 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 14 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 15 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 16 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(21) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 16 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Planning Department has recommended that Project 17 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(1), (2) and (18) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 17 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Planning Department has recommended that Project 18 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 18 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Planning Department has recommended that Project 19 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(21) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 19 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 750-2016, duly adopted by the Town Board on December 13, 2016, the Town Board has already made certain determinations with regard to Project 20, which determinations are incorporated herein by reference; and

 

        WHEREAS, as Project 21 requires coordinated review by agencies other than the Town of North Hempstead, and this coordinated review is ongoing, the Planning Department at present makes no recommendation as to Project 21; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 22 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 23 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 750-2016, duly adopted by the Town Board on December 13, 2016, the Town Board has already made certain determinations with regard to Project 24, which determinations are incorporated herein by reference; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 25 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 25 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 26 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 26 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 27 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 27 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 28 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 28 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 29 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 30 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 30 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Planning Department has recommended that Project 31 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 31 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 32 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 32 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 33 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 33 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Planning Department has recommended that Project 34 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 34 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 35 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 35 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Planning Department has recommended that Project 36 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 36 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 37 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(7) and (25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 37 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 38 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 38 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 39 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 40 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 40 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 41 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 42 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(25) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 42 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Planning Department has recommended that Project 43 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 43 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 44 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 44 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 45 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 45 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Office of the Town Attorney has recommended that Project 46 be classified as a Type II action under Section 617.5(c)(2) of the SEQRA Regulations and, as such, no further review of Project 46 is required; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the determination of the Planning Department and the Environmental Assessment Form dated December 18, 2018, indicating that Project 47 constitutes an “unlisted action” pursuant to Section 617.2(ak) of the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impacts on the environment based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Form for the reasons stated in the Environmental Assessment Form; and

 

        WHEREAS, the recommendations of the Planning Department and the Office of the Town Attorney stated above for Projects 1 through 20 and 22 through 47 shall be known as the “Recommendations"; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Town Board wishes to make certain determinations pursuant to SEQRA and the SEQRA Regulations consistent with the foregoing.

 

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

        RESOLVED that the Town Board declares itself “lead agency” under the SEQRA Regulations for Projects 1 through 20 and 22 through 47; and be it further

 

        RESOLVED that this Board hereby adopts the foregoing Recommendations; and be it further

 

        RESOLVED that the Board hereby determines that Projects 2 through 8, 16, 17, 18, 19, 25 through 28, 30 through 38, 40 and 42 through 46 are Type II actions under the SEQRA Regulations and that no further environmental review is necessary; and be it further

 

        RESOLVED, that the Board hereby determines that Projects 1, 10 through 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 29, 39, 41 and 47 are “unlisted actions” under the SEQRA Regulations which will not result in any significant adverse impact on the environment, based upon the analysis set forth in the Environmental Assessment Forms associated with such Projects and upon the testimony and reports adduced at this meeting; and be it further

 

        RESOLVED that this Board makes no determinations as to Project 21, and will make determinations on Project 21 and proceed with further action on Project 21 upon the completion of the required coordinated review as referenced in this resolution; and be it further

 

        RESOLVED that this Board hereby authorizes the Planning Department to prepare, file, and distribute such documents as may be required pursuant to Section 617.12 of the SEQRA Regulations to effectuate the foregoing determinations and findings made pursuant to the SEQRA Regulations.

 

Dated:        Manhasset, New York

 

                  December 18, 2018

 

The vote on the foregoing resolution was recorded as follows:

 

Ayes:  Councilperson De Giorgio, Councilperson Ferrara, Councilperson Kaplan, Councilperson Russell, Councilperson Seeman, Councilperson Zuckerman, Supervisor Bosworth

 

 

 

Nays:  None

 

 

cc:        Town Attorney        Comptroller