Notice for Public Comment Re: DEC Permit for Rehabilitation of Crescent Beach

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Notice of Complete Application

 

Applicant:      CITY OF GLEN COVE

CITY HALL

9 GLEN ST

GLEN COVE, NY 11542

 

Facility:         CITY OF GLEN COVE CRESCENT BEACH STORM WATER IMPROVEMENTS

INT OF VALLEY RD, MINDEN RD AND COBBLE CT 

NCTM# 31-31-4

GLEN COVE, NY 11542

 

Application ID: 1-2805-00223/00002

 

Permits Applied for: 1 -Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters

1-Article 25 Tidal Wetlands

1 -Section 401 -Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

 

Project is located: in GLEN COVE in NASSAU COUNTY

 

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to remove 87 linear feet of existing clogged 18-inch reinforced concrete pipe with a 4-foot by 2-foot by 87-foot reinforced concrete box culvert to increase the flushing and salinity of a formerly connected tidal wetland. All disturbed tidal wetland vegetation will be replanted with native grasses and shrubs. Regrade 250 linear feet of intertidal area devoid of tidal wetland vegetation at Crescent Beach and place up to 190 cubic yards of clean beach compatible sand to reduce the public’s exposure to standing water that typically contains high bacteria levels. The project is located at the North Country Colony property, Cobble Court and Crescent Beach, 650 feet northwest of Valley Road, City of Glen Cove, Nassau 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 an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.

 

SEQR lead Agency

None Designated

 

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination

Evaluation using a Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form or other information has concluded that the proposed activity wilI not impact registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.

 

Coastal Management

This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act. 

 

Availability For Public Comment

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than 10/28/2021 or 15 days after the publication date of this notice, whichever is later.

 

Contact Person

MATTHEW R PENSKI

NYSDEC

[email protected] Stony Brook    50 Circle Rd

Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409

(631) 444-0358