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Public Hearing - Skyridge Water District Town Law 12-a

Posted on July 4, 2023 at 3:25 PM by Debi Witzel


Skyridge Water District of the Town of Manlius,

Onondaga County, New York Pursuant to Town Law § 202-b

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Manlius, Onondaga County, New York, will meet at the Town Hall, 301 Brooklea Drive, Fayetteville New York 13066, in said Town, on the 12th day of July, 2023, at 6:30 P.M., for the purpose of conducting a public hearing upon a certain preliminary engineering report and map, plan, report, including an estimate of cost in relation to the proposed increase and improvement of the facilities pursuant to Town Law § 202-b of the Skyridge Water District, in said Town, being generally described as the construction of: (i) 31,000 linear feet (6-miles) of 8-inch ductile iron pipe water transmission and distribution main; (ii) ten (10) hydrants spaced along the transmission main and within the Water District; (iii) thirty-one (31) mainline valves spaced no more than 1,000 feet apart; (iv) twenty-nine (29) ¾-inch copper water service laterals extended to the highway right-of-way boundary (Water District only); (v) one (1) water service feed to the Clear Path at Skyridge LLC parcel fronting Salt Springs Road, comprised of an 8-inch ductile iron pipe and isolation gate valve; (vi) 178,000 gallon glass fused-to steel water storage tank and access road; (vii) one (1) package booster pump station with emergency on-site generator;  (viii) three (3) mainline pressure reducing valve (PRV) pits for maintaining water pressures generally below 80 psi; (ix) connections to the OWCA water system near the intersection of Salt Springs Road and North Eagle Village Road in the Town of Manlius, Onondaga County, and to the 8-inch distribution main serving the Town of Sullivan’s Sleepy Hollow Water District in Madison County; and, (x) decommissioning, demolition and/or removal of the existing wells, tank and distribution mains serving the Water District (the “Project”) at a maximum estimated cost of Thirteen Million Six Hundred Ninety Three Thousand 00/100 Dollars ($13,693,000.00), at which time and place said Town Board will hear all persons interested in the subject thereof concerning the same.

The public may mail, e-mail or fax comments to the Town Clerk by noon on July 12th, 2023.  The Town of Manlius conducts hybrid meetings whereby the public can participate in person or virtually.  Any member of the public who wishes to participate in the public hearing virtually may do so by following the meeting instructions which can be found in the agenda posted on the town website at   

Such cost shall be annually apportioned, levied and collected from the parcels and lots within the District in the manner provided by law, so much upon and from each as shall be in just proportion to the amount of benefit conferred upon the same.    

The improvements as described above have been determined to be a “Type I Action” pursuant to the regulations promulgated under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”) and the Town Board has declared itself to be the lead agency for SEQRA review.  The map, plan and report for said improvements prepared by a competent engineer licensed by the State of New York and SEQRA compliance materials are available for inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk where they may be inspected during normal business hours.

At said public hearing, said Town Board will hear all persons instituted on the subject matter thereof.

Dated:       June 28, 2023




Town Clerk