Plans: Jehovah's Witnesses Fishkill Support Center
For background, reference previous post about the Watchtower additional Fishkill purchase here.
Received June 23, 2016
Town of Fishkill
SITE DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND SPECIAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION
Name of Action or Project:
Jehovah's Witnesses Fishkill Support Center
Project Location (describe, and attach a general location map):
5-18 and 26 Industrial Way, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 (Parcel #s 5500-02-791875 and 5500-02-798930)
Brief Description of Proposed Action (include purpose or need):
PHASE 1: Placement of 3 modular offices and 1 modular restroom buildings on existing impervious surfaces. Parking area for modular buildings to be provided on existing impervious surfaces. Repair/resurface existing access road. Provide defined walking trails and picnic tables across parcels.
PHASE 2: Construction of recreational fields and picnic pavilions. Surface existing gravel drive/road and provide parking for recreation areas.
… What is the general nature of the proposed action (e.g., residential, industrial, commercial, recreational; if mixed, include all components)?
Offices and recreation for religious order.
… Have hazardous wastes been generated, treated and/or disposed of at the site, or does the project site adjoin property which is now or was at one time used to commercially treat, store and/or dispose of hazardous waste? If Yes:
Describe waste(s) handled and waste management activities, including approximate time when activities occurred:
Spills of copper chromium arsenate from a previous owner/wood treatment facility were remediated under NYSDEC Brownfileds program; project Certificate of Completion received December 2014. Remediation Site #C314083.
I had trouble reading the 40 page PDF download. Here’s a link to the cached version. Announcement here:
New Submittal ID# 3222.
Also tripped over this little gem from a local politician writing October 2015: Misinformation in Fishkill
The peasants were mighty displeased about the Watchtower land purchase being removed from the tax rolls. It became a political football at the time. Wonder how they’ll feel about it becoming a private waterfront $anctuary for “religious order” recreation?