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Posted on: August 14, 2019


A Draft Scoping Document for the City of Plattsburgh Downtown Revitalization Projects Generic Environmental Impact Statement to be prepared pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) has been completed and accepted for review by the City of Plattsburgh Common Council.

The Projects may include but not be limited to the Durkee Lot mixed use development; Saranac Riverwalk; Durkee Street reconfiguration and parking improvements; Bridge Street parking improvements; demolition of the former Glens Falls National Bank branch on Margaret Street and construction of the Arnie Pavone Memorial Parking Plaza with the associated abandonment of Division Street; streetscape improvements at various downtown locations; Westelcom Park improvements and art-walk; expansion and reconfiguration of the Broad Street municipal parking lot; additional parking improvements in various downtown locations; installation of paid parking kiosks throughout the downtown area; relocation of the Plattsburgh Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market from the Durkee lot to the Harborside area; Harborside improvements and possibly others.

The Common Council will conduct comprehensive review of the Projects through preparation of a Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) pursuant to SEQRA.  The Chazen Companies has prepared a Draft Scoping Document to focus the contents of the GEIS on potentially significant impacts.

The Draft Scoping Document will be available for inspection at the City Clerk's Office, Plattsburgh City Hall, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, New York, and on the City’s website at  Copies of the Draft Scoping Document may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.

The Common Council will provide both a period of time for the public to review and provide written comments on the Draft Scoping Document and an opportunity for public input at a public scoping meeting.  A public Scoping Session on the Draft Scoping Document will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers of Plattsburgh City Hall, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, New York, at which time and place all interested persons will be given an opportunity to comment on the Draft Scoping Document.  Written comments on the Draft Scoping Document will be accepted until Monday, August 26, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.  Written comments may be submitted to the City of Plattsburgh Common Council, c/o Beth Carlin, City Hall, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, New York 12901.

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