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File #: 17-1246    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/7/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/19/2017 Final action: 12/19/2017
Title: Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board take the following actions related to the El Dorado Trail - Missouri Flat Road to El Dorado Road Project, CIP 97014, and El Dorado Trail - Missouri Flat Road Bike/Pedestrian Overcrossing Project, CIP 97015: 1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration; and 2) Approve the project as described in the California Environmental Quality Act Document. FUNDING: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program (Environmental and Design Phases) and Active Transportation Program Funds (Construction Phase) (88.53%), Toll Credits (11.47%). (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet 12-19-17, 2. B - EDT_POC IS/MND 12-19-17, 3. C - Exhibit A Response to Comments 12-19-17, 4. D - Exhibit B Late Comments 12-19-17, 5. E - Vicinity Map 12-19-17
Related files: 15-0911, 19-0627, 19-0156
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Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board take the following actions related to the El Dorado Trail - Missouri Flat Road to El Dorado Road Project, CIP 97014, and El Dorado Trail - Missouri Flat Road Bike/Pedestrian Overcrossing Project, CIP 97015:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration; and
2) Approve the project as described in the California Environmental Quality Act Document.

FUNDING: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program (Environmental and Design Phases) and Active Transportation Program Funds (Construction Phase) (88.53%), Toll Credits (11.47%). (Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Services, Department of Transportation (Transportation), recommends the Board adopt the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) and approve the El Dorado Trail - Missouri Flat Road to El Dorado Road (Trail Project), Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 97014, and El Dorado Trail - Missouri Flat Road Bike/Pedestrian Overcrossing (Overcrossing Project), CIP 97015, as described in the CEQA IS/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, , was prepared pursuant to Public Resources Code §21000 et seq., and State CEQA Guidelines.
B) There is no substantial evidence that the Trail Project and Overcrossing Project, as mitigated, will have a significant effect on the environment.
C) The IS/MND for the Trail Project and Overcrossing Project reflect Transportation’s independent judgment and analysis, as lead agency for the County.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Transportation proposes to construct approximately 2.2 miles of Class 1 bicycle path between Missouri Flat Road and the town of El Dorado. The proposed Class 1 bicycle...

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