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Date:
January 6, 2020
Time:
5:30 PM
Location:
Albany Housing Authority
Address:
200 South Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12202
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Public Meeting for Albany Port District Commission's Port Expansion Project, Monday 1/6 in Albany

Monday, January 6, 2020

A Public Meeting will be held on 01/06/2020, at 5:30 p.m., at the Albany Housing Authority, 200 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY to solicit public comment on the Supplemental Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) for the Albany Port District Commission (APDC) Port Expansion Project. All interested persons are invited to attend and provide comments on the Supplemental Draft GEIS.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

A Public Meeting will be held on 01/06/2020, at 5:30 p.m., at the Albany Housing Authority, 200 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY to solicit public comment on the Supplemental Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) for the Albany Port District Commission (APDC) Port Expansion Project.  All interested persons are invited to attend and provide comments on the Supplemental Draft GEIS.

Documentation related to the application can be viewed in the Town of Bethlehem, Planning Department, 445 Delaware Ave, Delmar, M-F, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  A copy of the Supplemental Draft GEIS is available for viewing in the Bethlehem Town Clerk’s Office, the Bethlehem Public Library and Albany Housing Authority.  Notice of public meeting to be posted on the Town’s website and published in the Times Union Newspaper.  Questions and written comments related to the project can be directed to Robert Leslie, Director of Planning at rleslie@townofbethlehem.org and will be accepted through 01/17/2020.

Description of Action:  A Draft GEIS was accepted as complete and adequate for public review on 08/06/2019. As a result of public comments, a Supplemental Draft GEIS has been prepared that includes an environmental justice analysis of the project’s potential impact on the Ezra Prentice Homes in the City of Albany.

Albany Port District Commission (Port) is proposing to construct an industrial park with 5 conceptual layouts that range from 1.13 million square feet to 160,000 square feet of industrial use facilities (warehouse space and laydown area). Each concept would include associated access roads, employee parking, trailer parking, utility extensions, rail access from the north over Normans Kill and a bulkhead along Hudson River for on and offloading of equipment and materials.


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