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File #: 17-0061    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/9/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/18/2017 Final action: 4/18/2017
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board take the following actions pertaining to the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project, Capital Improvement Program Project 95191: 1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration; 2) Adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (Appendix A of the Initial Study/Mitigation Negative Declaration); and 3) Approve the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project as described in the California Environmental Quality Act document. FUNDING: United States Forest Service (85% - Federal), Tahoe Regional Planning Water Quality Mitigation (9% - Local), and California Tahoe Conservancy (6% - State).
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 4-18-17, 2. B - CEQA MND 4-18-17, 3. C - Errata Sheet 4-18-17, 4. D - Caltrans Comment Letter 4-18-17, 5. E - Response to Caltrans Comments 4-18-17, 6. F - Vicinity Map 4-18-17
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board take the following actions pertaining to the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project, Capital Improvement Program Project 95191:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration;
2) Adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (Appendix A of the Initial Study/Mitigation Negative Declaration); and
3) Approve the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project as described in the California Environmental Quality Act document.

FUNDING: United States Forest Service (85% - Federal), Tahoe Regional Planning Water Quality Mitigation (9% - Local), and California Tahoe Conservancy (6% - State).
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation), recommends the Board take the following actions pertaining to the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project (Project), Capital Improvement Program Project (CIP) 95191:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND);
2) Adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (Appendix A of the Initial Study/MND); and
3) Approve the Project as described in the CEQA MND.

The recommended Board actions are based on the following findings:
A) The CEQA document on file with the Clerk of the Board and on Transportation's website, http://edcgov.us/DOT/CEQA.aspx, was prepared pursuant to Public Resources Code ยง21000 et seq., and 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 Transportation's independent judgment and analysis, as lead agency for the County.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Transportation proposes to construct water quality improvements in the Country Club Heights area of Lake Tahoe as part of the Project. The Project proposes to replace, install, and upgrade drainage structures wit...

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