October 07, 2015
Randy Simons | Dan Keefe
(518) 486-1868 | firstname.lastname@example.org
|Who:||The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation|
|What:||Public Hearing on Land Exchange for Rockefeller State Park Preserve|
|When:||6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, October 7, 2015|
|Where:||The Gallery at Rockefeller State Park Preserve, 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY|
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) will hold a public hearing on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed land exchange at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7 at The Gallery at Rockefeller State Park Preserve, 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY.
State Parks is proposing the land exchange with an adjacent private land owner to protect an important viewshed area within the Rockfeller State Park Preserve and the surrounding area from development. State Parks proposes to transfer a 6.856-acre parcel of the Preserve to an adjacent private landowner in exchange for a 6.856-acre parcel of this highly scenic pastoral land from the private owner.
The DEIS is available at: http://nysparks.com/inside-our-agency/master-plans.aspx. Copies are also available for review at: Warner Library serving Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, 121 North Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591; Briarcliff Manor Public Library, 1 Library Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510; and Mount Pleasant Public Library, 350 Bedford Rd, Pleasantville, NY 10570.
Persons may provide comments at the hearing or in writing through October 22. All written comments should be forwarded to one of the following:
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by 62 million people annually. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.nysparks.com, connect on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.