Documents available for review online. Comment period open.
Upon review of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) by the Village of Irvington Planning Board, as Lead Agency, in accordance with provisions of the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations, Part 617, the Planning Board determined that the DEIS related to the Mercy College Expansion project is complete at their January 4th meeting and ready for public review. Turner Miller Group is the reviewing consultant for the Village of Irvington and will be advising the Planning Board throughout the SEQR process.
A public hearing on the DEIS, Special Permit Application and proposed site plan amendments will be held on February 1, 2012 at 8 pm at the Village of Irvington Village Hall, 85 Main Street, Irvington, New York.
The document may be viewed at the Turner Miller web site by selecting the link below. Hard copies can be reviewed in Village Hall or at the Irvington Public Library. Comments may be made in person at the public hearing. Written comments will be received at any time during the comment period in the Village Building Department or via email at email@example.com. The comment period will extend for a minimum of 10 days following the closing of the public hearing.
The proposed project consists of construction of three separate buildings of various sizes, totaling approximately 18,000 square feet, to be utilized for faculty office space, a 2,000 square foot addition to an existing building to be used for meeting space on the existing Mercy College Campus in the 1F-80 Zoning District with associated parking areas and drives. The proposed Action also includes the conversion of approximately 5,000 square feet of existing office space in the existing Mercy Hall to dormitory beds. The project proposes to be connected to public water and sewer.
While the Mercy College Campus consists of 25 acres within the Village of Dobbs Ferry as well as 31 acres in the Village of Irvington, only land and facilities within Irvington are proposed be modified for this proposed Action. Separate applications and land use reviews and approvals will be required for any Action within the Village of Dobbs Ferry.