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File #: 14-0099    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/12/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/11/2014 Final action: 2/11/2014
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board take the following actions related to the Alder Drive at EID Canal - Bridge Replacement (No. 25C0069) Project, CIP No. 77123: 1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration; and 2) Approve the Project as described in the California Environmental Quality Act document. FUNDING: This Project is included in the Adopted 2013 Capital Improvement Program and is funded through the Federal Highway Administration Local Assistance Highway Bridge Program, authorized under the 100% Funded Program (Federal Funds).
Attachments: 1. A - App CRS 02/11/14, 2. B - Alder Bridge IS-MND 02/11/14, 3. C - Location Maps 02/11/14
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board take the following actions related to the Alder Drive at EID Canal - Bridge Replacement (No. 25C0069) Project, CIP No. 77123:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration; and
2) Approve the Project as described in the California Environmental Quality Act document.

FUNDING: This Project is included in the Adopted 2013 Capital Improvement Program and is funded through the Federal Highway Administration Local Assistance Highway Bridge Program, authorized under the 100% Funded Program (Federal Funds).
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
Adoption of this Mitigated Negative Declaration and approval of the Alder Drive at EID Canal - Bridge Replacement (No. 25C0069) Project (Project) will not result in any fiscal impact.

The recommended Board actions are based on the following findings:
A) The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) document on file with the Clerk of the Board, and on the Community Development Agency, Transportation Division website, http://www.edcgov.us/DOT/index.html, was prepared pursuant to Public Resources Code §21000 et seq., and the State CEQA Guidelines.
B) There is no substantial evidence that the Project, as mitigated, will have a significant effect on the environment.
C) The Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the Project reflects the lead agency’s independent judgment and analysis.

Background
The Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation) is proposing to replace the functionally obsolete Alder Drive Bridge over the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) Canal with a culvert that meets current design standards. The Project is located just north of U.S. Highway 50, approximately 2.5 miles west of the community of Pollock Pines. Just south of the Alder Drive Bridge, Alder Drive intersects with the Pony Express Trail approximately 2 miles east of the intersection of Pony Express...

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