Town of Schroon                      Established 1803          15 Leland Ave PO Box Schroon Lake NY 12870         Phone:518-532-7737 Fax:532-9474 Office hours 8am to 4pm M-F
Town of Schroon Sewer Department
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Notice of Complete Application Date: 04/26/2021 Applicant: TOWN OF SCHROON 15 LELAND AVE PO BOX 578 SCHROON LAKE, NY 12870-0578 Facility: SCHROON LAKE WWTP 49 FOWLER AVE SCHROON LAKE, NY 12870 Application ID: 5-1546-00039/00001 Permits(s) Applied for: 1 - Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES - Surface Discharge Project is located: in SCHROON in ESSEX COUNTY Project Description: The applicant proposes to renew a permit at an existing facility which has a discharge of treated wastewater to Schroon Lake, a Class AA(T) waterbody. No changes are being made at the facility, however the permit is being modified at the permittee request and to bring it up to current standards. These changes include: Remove total residual chlorine limit as UV is now utilized, change composite sampling from 6-hr to 24- hr, add new ammonia monitoring limit and mercury minimization, and update monitoring figure to reflect current plant operations Requests for a legislative (public statement) hearing must be sent in writing to the DEC contact person below by the comment deadline. The Department assesses such requests pursuant to 6 NYCRR Section 621.8. The draft permit and fact sheet may be viewed and printed from the Department website at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6054.html . Refer to this application by application number listed above and SPDES Number NY 0020231. Availability of Application Documents: Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person. State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action. SEQR Lead Agency None Designated State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity. DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29) It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29. Availability For Public Comment Contact Person Comments on this project must be ERIN M DONHAUSER submitted in writing to the Contact NYSDEC Person no later than 05/28/2021 1115 NYS ROUTE 86 or 30 days after the publication date PO BOX 296 of this notice, whichever is later. Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296 (518) 897-1234
Contact: Brian Ritchings, Head Wastewater Treatment Operator
(518) 532-9272 Billing and Service Inquiries:
Pat Savarie, Town Clerk (518) 532-7737 ext. 12 In Case of Emergency: (518) 574-5521 Sewer Base Rate: $244.00 per quarter $1.97 usage per  1,000 gallons Sewer System Rates Ordinance 13a Revised