Wed, Nov 30, 2011 • Sherman Avenue
The second public hearing on the Sherman Avenue Subdivision Proposal’s FEIS occurred and was closed on November 29, 2011. However the written comment period remains open, and remarks, concerns and questions can be submitted to the Town Village Harrison Planning Board to the attention of Rosemarie Cusumano, Planning & Zoning Board Secretary, via email: RoeCusumano@harrison-ny.gov until December 16, 2011.
PEPA applauds the Planning Board for voluntarily opting to hold the recent public hearings on the FEIS; thereby promoting discussion and soliciting public input. This action demonstrates the Board values hearing the concerns and views of residents in a public forum and recognizes public hearings are essential in reaching the most fair and reasonable decision possible.
What’s next? In accordance with State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) the Planning Board, as the lead agency, must prepare or cause to be prepared and must file a final EIS, within 45 calendar days after the close of the hearing/comment period. The findings will be shared with the public at an upcoming session of the Planning Board and the public will be noticed.
"The Findings must: