The Town Board of the Town of Smithtown, as SEQRA Lead Agency, issued a SEQRA Positive Declaration regarding the above referenced proposal on March 6, 2018, thereby requiring the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) regarding these applications. The project sponsor has recently opted to initiate scoping prior to submittal of a proposed EIS.
A Draft Scope has been submitted to the Town by the applicant and is posted on this website. All items identified in the Draft Scope will be addressed in the subsequent Environmental Impact Statement. At this time, the Town is requesting written comments from the public identifying additional issues which should reasonably be considered in the Environmental Impact Statement. Such written comments should be submitted to the following address:
Mr. Russell K. Barnett, Director Department of Environment and Waterways 124 West Main Street Smithtown, New York 11787
The comment period on the Draft Scope runs until 5:00 pm on March 8, 2019. Upon completion of the comment period, the Town will prepare a Final Written Scope which will provide the basis for the subsequent Draft Environmental Impact Statement to be prepared regarding this proposal.