Public Hearing Notice - 9/16/2020
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the TOWN BOARD of the Town of East Greenbush will continue a public hearing on September 16, 2020 beginning at 6:15 PM at the Red Barn located at East Greenbush Town Park, 100 Town Park Road, East Greenbush, New York. The Town Board will continue the public hearing initiated on August 12, 2020 to consider the following matter(s):
The Town Board will receive Public Comment on four (4) transportation projects expected to be constructed in 2021. These projects, which were presented to the Town Board on August 12, 2020, include a Traffic Safety Project to Construct Improvements at the Intersection of US Route 4 and the I-90 Westbound Ramps initiated by NYSDOT and certain traffic impact mitigation projects required in connection with Regeneron’s Tempel Lane Campus development (the “Phase 1 Traffic Impact Mitigation Projects”). The Board will accept comment that addresses the follow specific projects:
Phase 1 Traffic Impact Mitigation Projects:
- Installation of a traffic signal at Tempel Lane and Route 151;
- Widening of Couse roundabout to add additional northbound and southbound lanes on Route 4; and
- Addition of a right turn lane into the Hampton Inn Access Drive on Route 4 southbound.
Installation of a roundabout at Route 4 and I-90 Westbound exit (i.e., the “Traffic Safety Project”).
The Town Board desires to receive public comment on the aforementioned projects together and jointly, given that the projects involve major transportation corridors within the Town and all four (4) projects will be constructed by NYSDOT. In addition, the Town and NYSDOT have contemplated entering into a Betterment Agreement in order that Phase 1 Traffic Impact Mitigation Projects might be advanced by NYSDOT with Regeneron funding.
Documents, maps, and other pertinent materials as they become available prior to the hearing may be viewed by visiting https://www.eastgreenbush.org/departments/planning-zoning/apps/route-4-safety-project-and-other-traffic-mitigation-projects, or by contacting the Town Clerk’s Office.
Written comment may be submitted to the Town Board by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Town Board, Town of East Greenbush, 225 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, New York 12144 at any time prior to the hearing.
BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
DATED September 14, 2020