Related Documents

Revised Conceptual Master Plan (Submitted March 20, 2017)

On March 20, 2017, Mensch Capital Partners submitted an Amended Rezoning Application to the Town of Amherst, that includes an updated Conceptual Master Plan for the mixed-use redevelopment project. Related documents and images follow.

 Conceptual Master Plan

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 Conceptual Master Plan (existing trees)Final_Master_Plan_Existing_Trees-01_web.jpg

 

Greenspace and Trail Plan
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Roads and Parking Plan

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Cover Letter with Amended Rezoning Application 03-20-17

Exhibit A- Exhibit Listing 3.20.2017

Exhibit B- Amended Rezoning Application


Exhibit C- Rezoning Survey


Exhibit D1-4 Rezoning Legal Descriptions


Exhibit E- Application Question #11 Response


Exhibit F- Application Question #16 Response


Exhibit G- Conceptual Master Plan 18x24


Exhibit H- Conceptual Master Plan 8.5x11


Exhibit I- Project Representative List


Exhibit J- Westwood Trip Generation Letter


Exhibit K - Floodway and Floodplain Location Map


Exhibit L- Amended Draft Local Law


Exhibit M- Planned Unit Development Process Assessment


Exhibit N- PUD Agreement


Exhibit O- Westwood Design Standards


Exhibit P- Memorandum-Planning Department


Exhibit Q- Engineering Department Comments


Exhibit R- DSCA


Exhibit S- C&S Stormwater letter


Exhibit T - Residential Demand Summary Analysis


Exhibit U- NYSDOT Safety Study Summary


Exhibit V - Specific Plans 18x24


Exhibit W - Specific Plans 8.5x11


Exhibit X - UB Sanitary Sewer Letter


 


 

Traffic Impact Study (Feb. 24, 2017)

Download a copy of study here and the appendices here


 

Community Meeting Presentation (Jan. 11, 2017)

Download a copy of presentation here


 

Revised Conceptual Master Plan (Submitted Dec. 19, 2016)

On Dec. 19, 2016, Mensch Capital Partners submitted an Amended Rezoning Application to the Town of Amherst that includes an updated Conceptual Master Plan for the mixed-use redevelopment project. Related documents and images follow.

Conceptual Master Plan

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Greenspace and Trail Plan

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Roads and Parking Plan

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Cover Letter - Amended Rezoning Application

Exhibit A - Exhibit Listing

Exhibit B - Project Representative List

Exhibit C - Boundary Survey

Exhibit D1 - TND Legal Description

Exhibit D2 - MFR7 Legal Description

Exhibit D3 - GB Legal Description

Exhibit D4 - RC Legal Description

Exhibit E - Application Question #11 Response

Exhibit F - Application Question #16 Response

Exhibit G - Revised Conceptual Master Plan

Exhibit I - Architectural Sketches

Exhibit J - ACO JD Letter

Exhibit K - Floodway and Floodplain Map

Exhibit L - Amended Draft Local Law

Exhibit M - Planned Unit Development Process Assessment

Exhibit N - Draft PUD Agreement

Exhibit O - Westwood Design Standards

Exhibit P - ATSP Comments

Exhibit Q - ACAC Comments

Exhibit R - Planning Department Comments

Exhibit S - Engineering Department Comments

Exhibit T - Wendel DCS Report

Exhibit U - Residential Demand Survey Analysis

Exhibit V1 - Conceptual Master Plan with no new trees

Exhibit V2 - Greenspace & Trail Plan

Exhibit V3 - Roads & Parking Plan

Exhibit W1 - Conceptual Master Plan with no new tress

Exhibit W2 - Greenspace & Trail Plan

Exhibit W3 - Roads & Parking Plan

  


 

Brownfield FAQs

Westwood has been designated a brownfield by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Learn more about brownfields and why it is vital they are cleaned up. Brownfield FAQs



Letter to Westwood Neighbors

Letter to Westwood Neighbors regarding Draft Sampling Report to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Feb. 8, 2016)



Draft Sampling Report to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation


Hole #6 Pilot Study - Draft Report related to the Remedial Site Investigation for the former Westwood Country Club submitted to the NYSDEC

Letter to Dr. Barry Weinstein, Town of Amherst Supervisor, regarding Hole #6 Pilot Study

News Release - Mensch Capital Partners submits draft sampling report to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Feb. 1, 2016



Draft Generic Environmental Statement documents

The Draft Generic Environmental Statement (DGEIS) was accepted as complete by the Town of Amherst Board on Dec. 28, 2015. DGEIS documents are available for download below. 

DGEIS Cover

Cover Letter

Executive Summary

Table of Contents

Appendix Volume I - Appendix A-G

Appendix A - Earth Dimensions - Wetland Delineation Report

Appendix B - AACOE JD Approval Letter (04.22.13)

Appendix C - NYSDEC Email (Charles Rosenburg)

Appendix D - Empire GEO Service - Geotechnical Report

Appendix E - HP&I - Phase 1A Investigation

Appendix F - HP& I - Phase 1B Investigation

Appendix G - SHPO Response Letter

Appendix Volume II - Appendix H-K

Appendix H(a) - Goody Clancy - Preliminary Review Report (01.07.14)

Appendix H(b) - Goody Clancy - Recommendation Report (01.17.14)

Appendix I - Westwood Design Standards

Appendix J - Town of Amherst - Comprehensive Plan

Appendix K1 - Zoning Code, Section 3-13 (MFR7)

Appendix K2 - Zoning Code, Section 4-2 (OB)

Appendix K3 - Zoning Code, Section 4-4 (GB)

Appendix K4 - Zoning Code, Section 5-5 (CF)

Appendix K5 - Zoning Code, Section 5-6 (TND)

Appendix K6 - Zoning Code, Section 5-9 (RC)

Appendix K7 - Zoning Code, Section 6-9 (PUD)

Appendix K8 - Zoning Code, Part 7 (General Development Standards)

Appendix K9 - Zoning Code, Section 8-4 (PUD,A)

Appendix III - Appendix L-O

Appendix L - Nussbaumer & Clarke - Engineer's Report

Appendix M - Professional Civil Engineering, LLC - Preliminary Drainage Analysis Report

Appendix N - SRF Associates - Traffic Impact Study

Appendix O - CGR, Inc. - Final Impact Analysis

Appendix IV - Appendix P-Z

Appendix P - CREC - Historic Site, Buildings & Structures Review

Appendix Q - Earth Dimensions - Site Vegetation & Wildlife Investigation Report

Appendix R - C&S - Phase 2 ESA Soil & Sediment Sampling Report

Appendix S - C&S - NYSDEC BCP Application

Appendix T - HP&I - Phase 2 Investigation

Appendix U - TECSmith - SanitaryFlow Monitoring Report

Appendix V - PCE - Revised Preliminary Drainage Analysis Report (01.24.15)

Appendix W - SRF - Revised Traffic Impact Study (02.24.15)

Appendix X - CGR - Revised Economic & Fiscal Impact Analysis (08.01.15)

Appendix X1 - RPS - Condominium Assessment & Taxation Analysis (07.21.15)

Appendix Y - MJB - Retail Market Study & Tenanting Strategy Report

Appendix Z - Project Correspondence

Interested & Involved Agencies

2.26.15 - BCP, NYSDEC to Mensch RE BCP App. Acceptance

6.16.15 - OPRHP to TOA Planning Dept. RE No Impact Det.

7.10.15 - ECDPW to TOA Planning Dept. RE TIS Review

8.16.15 - National Fuel Capacity Confirmation Letter

8.21.14 - ACAC to TOA Planning Dept. RE DGEIS Completeness

8.21.15 - National Grid Capacity Confirmation Letter

8.22.14 - ECDOH to TOA Planning Dept. RE DGEIS Completeness

8.26.14 - Engineering to Planning RE DGEIS Completeness

9.15.14 - NYSDEC R. 9 to EC Dist. List RE I,I Flow Offset Req.

9.16.15 - Time Warner Capacity Confirmation Leter

9.18.15 - Verizon Capacity Confirmation Letter

12.22.14 - BCP, NYSDEC to Mensch re BCP App. Determination

12.26.14 - BCP, NYSDEC Public Notice RE BCP Application

Lead Agency Correspondence

6.30.15 - TOA Planning Dept. Re DGEIS Det. of Incompleteness

7.06.15 - Town Board RE Revised Determination of Completeness

7.14.14 - SEQRA Lead Agency Solicitation Letter

8.07.14 - SEQRA, Agency Determination of Completeness Request

9.03.14 - TOA Planning Dept. RE DGEIS Determination of Incompleteness

9.08.14 - SEQRA, Determination of Significance - POS. DEC

10.10.14 - Letter, Weinstein to Ammons RE ACOE JD

Project Sponsor Correspondence

4.01.15 - Cover Letter, Initial Revised DGEIS

7.11.14 - Mensch to Neighbors RE Informational Meeting Invite

9.30.14 - Letter, Livingstone to Ammons RE ACOE JD

Public Correspondence

7.20.14 - Letter, Walsh to Mensch RE Westwood Project

7.31.14 - Letter, Koerber to Ammons RE ACOE JD

9.17.14 - Letter, Koerber to Ammons RE ACOE JD

10.24.14 - Letter, Koerber to Jaeger RE ACOE JD

10.24.14 - Letter, Schintzius to Ammons RE ACOE JD

10.30.14 - Letter, Koerber to Weinstein RE ACOE JD

10.30.14 - Letter, Koerber to Weinstein RE ACOE JD

Supporting Documents

MJB Consulting Report

Complete Draft Report (02.05.15)

Final Report (02.09.15)

Report Cover & Table of Contents

Revised Report (02.05.15)

Section I

Westwood Retail Market Analysis - Final Report (02.09.15)

Sanitary Sewer Flow Monitoring Report

Figure Maps

Sanitary Sewer Report Cover

Section I Divider

Section I

Section II Divider

Section II

Section III Divider

Section III

Table of Contents

Supporting Documents - C&S Memo RE - Stormwater Liftstation (12.19.14)

Westwood - LIDAR Elevation Overlay (1 Foot Intervals)

Section 1

Section 1 - Introduction Etc - FINAL - CCC - 10.05.15

Section 2

Section 2 - Public Involvement Etc - FINAL - CCC - 10.05.15

Section 3

Figures

Figure 3-1 - Recreation Conservation ('RC') Plan

Figure 3-2 - Community Facility ('CF') Plan

Figure 3-3 - Residential Three ('R3') Plan

Figure 3-4 - Transitional Residential Plan ('TND')

Figure 3-5 - General Business ('GB') Plan

Figure 3-6 - Office Building ('OB') Plan

Figure 3-7 - Alternative Access Plan

Figure 3-8 - Alternative Plan Comparison Table

Figure 3-9 - Estimated Average Daily Maximum Sanitary Flow

Section 3 - Alternatives - FINAL - CCC - 10.05.15

Section 4

Figures

Figure 4-1 - Project Site Soil Types Map

Figure 4-2 - Project Site Delineated Wetlands and Waterways Map

Figure 4-3 - Project Site Subsurface Drainage System Map

Figure 4-4 - Project Site FEMA Floodplain and Floodway Map

Figure 4-5 - Town of Amherst Zoning Map

Figure 4-6 - Town of Amherst Recreational & Bicycle Trailways Ratings Map

Figure 4-7 - Project Site Overhead Lighting Map

Figure 4-8 - Project Site Stormwater Drainage Area Map

Figure 4-9 - National Fuel Service Distribution Map

Figure 4-10 - Time Warner Cable Service Distribution Map

Figure 4-11 - Verizon Telecom Service Distribution Map

Section 4 - Final - CCC - 10.05.15

Section 5

Figures

Figure 5-1 - Proposed Zoning Classifications

Figure 5-2 - Project Electrical Demand Summary

Figure 5-3 - Project Natural Gas Demand Summary

Section 5 - Evaluation of Impacts - FINAL - CCC - 10.12.15

Section 6

Section 6 - Mitigation Measures - FINAL - CCC - 10.12.15

Section 7

Section 7 - Cumulative Impacts - FINAL - CCC - 10.12.15

Section 8

Section 8 - Thresholds for Future Env Review - FINAL - CCC - 10.12.15

Section 9

Section 9 - FINAL - CCC - 10.12.15

Section 10

Section 10 - Growth Inducing Impacts - FINAL - CCC - 10.12.15

Section 11

Section 11 - Cons of Energy Resources - FINAL - CCC - 10.12.15

 



The following link opens a fact sheet that invites public comment about a draft work plan to investigate the nature and extent of contamination at the Westwood Country Club Site #C915291 (Williamsville, Erie Co.) under New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Brownfield Cleanup Program

NYSDEC BCP Application - Site #C915291 (12.08.14)   


NYSDEC BCP Brownfield Cleanup Agreement

Rezoning & Planned Unit Development Application - Amendment 1 (October 2016)

Application Cover

Application Cover Letter

Rezoning Application

Application Exhibit A - Exhibit Listing 

Application Exhibit B - Project Representative List

Application Exhibit C - Boundary Survey of Area to be Rezoned 

Application Exhibit D-1 - Legal Description, TND District Rezoning

Application Exhibit D-2- Legal Description, MFR7 District Rezoning

Application Exhibit D-3 - Legal Description, GB District Rezoning

Application Exhibit D-4 - Legal Description, Lands to Remain RC District

Application Exhibit E - Application Question #11 Response

Application Exhibit F - Application Question #16 Response

Application Exhibit G - Preliminary Conceptual Master Plan (24x36 - color)

Application Exhibit H - Preliminary Conceptual Master Plan (8.5x11, b&w)

Application Exhibit I - Architectural Sketches

Application Exhibit J - Wetland Delineation Map

Application Exhibit K - ACOE JD Letter

Application Exhibit L - FEMA Floodplain and Floodway Map

Application Exhibit M - Full EAF, Part 1

Application Exhibit N - Town of Amherst NYSDEC FEAF Soils Addendum

Application Exhibit O - Zoning Map Amendment, Draft Local Law

Application Exhibit P - Planned Unit Development Process Assessment 

Application Exhibit Q - Westwood Design Standards


Neighborhood Presentation - July 29, July 31, Aug. 2, 2014, at the Amherst Youth Foundation


Planning Board Meeting - November 17, 2016 at the Amherst Municipal Building

Announcements 



Join us! Amherst Planning Board Meeting May 18, 2017

YOU TALKED. WE LISTENED!

Come and learn more about the Revised Westwood Conceptual Master Plan based on your input! Join us at the Amherst Planning Board Meeting, Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall, Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main St. Williamsville. SEE YOU THERE!

 

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