Maps of the planned development area:
Click on the above map to see it FULL SIZE.
Clouser Reports: what is wrong with Chaffin Light's submitted proposal. Written by David Clouser & Associates, Licensed Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. (These are our responses to the development proposal.)
Subdivision Plan PDF (2441K) - the submitted Cluster Subdivision Plan
Awosting EAF PDF (878K) - Full Environmental Assessment Form (For Gardiner)
Cluster Plan PDF (471K) - Overall Master plan image seen above but as a PDF file.
Shawangunk Draft Master Plan - Shawangunk's Draft of their Master Plan
Gardiner Master Plan (622K) - Gardiner's Current Master Plan
Map of area for development - 3D-type color image
Thank you VERY much to all the people that made the presentation of the above possible. Pete Conde for all his PDF files, Justin Bloom (Staff Attorney for Riverkeeper, Inc) who scanned most of these documents for us (in RECORD TIME!), and Steve from Synthesis Tech who was able to manipulate the map file to a workable image for the web. Thank you guys so much for your help with this project!
In New York State, most projects or activities proposed by a New York State agency or by a unit of local government, or which require discretionary approval from a NYS agency or a unit of local government, are subject to the NYS Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR). SEQR requires that the sponsoring or approving governmental body identify and mitigate the significant environmental impacts of the activity it is proposing or permitting. For more information on the SEQR process, go to:
Proposed Awosting development
Plans for a large-scale development threaten the 2,700-acre Awosting Reserve. Adjacent to and south of Minnewaska State Park Preserve, the Awosting Reserve is located in the towns of Gardiner, Shawangunk, and Wawarsing.
For the scoping document prepared by Save the Ridge
and associated environmental organizations, see below. Also see the news release.
The Mohonk Preserve’s Board of Directors states its opposition (PDF, 115KB) to the planned Awosting Reserve development.
On Monday, December 22, 2002, the development plan was submitted to the town of Gardiner by Roger Beck and Chaffin Light. Plan calls for:
269 on 2 - 2.5 acres
52 on ONE acre and
28 on 1/2 acre parcels
The plan also calls for a nature center, golf course, fitness center, swimming pool and restaurant.
See above PDF plans for details.
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