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File #: 18-0419    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/8/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/8/2018 Final action: 5/8/2018
Title: Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 065-2018 authorizing the Director of Transportation, or designee, to execute regulatory documents for improvements, maintenance, and operations of Capital Improvement Program projects and public facilities. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution Routing Sheet, 2. B - Resolution, 3. C - Resolution 136-2011, 4. Executed Resolution 065-2018
Related files: 11-0597
Title
Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 065-2018 authorizing the Director of Transportation, or designee, to execute regulatory documents for improvements, maintenance, and operations of Capital Improvement Program projects and public facilities.

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Services, Department of Transportation (Transportation), recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the Resolution (Resolution) authorizing the Director of Transportation (Director), or designee, to execute regulatory documents for improvements, maintenance, and operations of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects and public facilities allowing for the program implementation process to function more efficiently.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Transportation intends to continue to pursue and obtain project opportunities that will require regulatory documents with various state and federal agencies. These agencies include the US Army Corps of Engineers, the State Water Resources Control Board and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and may refer to regulatory documents as permits, certifications, agreements, letters of permission, statements, requirements, conditions, orders and other similar nomenclature. The Board approved Resolution 136-2011 on August 2, 2011 (Item 15), which gave authority to the Director to execute these regulatory documents. Since the reorganization of Transportation and the name change of CDFW, the Resolution requires updating.

CIP construction projects have California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and sometimes National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents that evaluate the impacts of the projects, describe mitigation measures and prescribe the regulatory permits required. Almost all maintenance projects are categorically exempt under CEQA, but sometimes the activity may require a regu...

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