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File #: 16-1219    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/21/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/13/2016 Final action: 12/13/2016
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division recommending the Board consider the following actions pertaining to the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Henningsen Lotus Park Improvements Project: 1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration; 2) Adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (Appendix A of the Initial Study/Mitigative Declaration); and 3) Approve the Projects as described in Section 3.5 - Project Components of the Henningsen Lotus Park Improvement Project Initial Study/Mitigative Declaration as funding becomes available. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - HLP ISMND 12-13-16, 2. B - FINAL HLP Response to Comments 12-13-16
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Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division recommending the Board consider the following actions pertaining to the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Henningsen Lotus Park Improvements Project:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration;
2) Adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (Appendix A of the Initial Study/Mitigative Declaration); and
3) Approve the Projects as described in Section 3.5 - Project Components of the Henningsen Lotus Park Improvement Project Initial Study/Mitigative Declaration as funding becomes available.

FUNDING: N/A
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division recommending the Board consider the following actions pertaining to the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Henningsen Lotus Park Improvements Project:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration;
2) Adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program ( Appendix A of the Initial Study/Mitigative Declaration); and
3) Approve the Projects as described in Section 3.5 - Project Components of the Henningsen Lotus Park Improvement Project Initial Study/Mitigative Declaration as funding becomes available.

The recommended Board actions are based on the following findings:

A) The CEQA document is on file with the Clerk of the Board and 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 MND for the Project reflects the lead agency’s (County's) independent judgment and analysis.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The 2004 El Dorado County General Plan, Parks and Open Space Element directed the County to develop a Parks and Trails Master Plan (Master Plan) for the west slope area of El Dorado County. A Master Plan was completed and approved by the Board on March 27, 20...

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