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File #: 18-0522    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/23/2018 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 take the following actions related to the Green Valley Road at Indian Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77127 and Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77136: 1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration; and 2) Approve the projects as described in the California Environmental Quality Act Document. FUNDING: Each Project is funded by Highway Bridge Program (64%), Regional Surface Transportation Program (9%), Traffic Impact Mitigation Fees - Zones 1-7 (8%), and Pacific Gas & Electric Utility Agency (19%). (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, 2. B - IS-MND CEQA-Final, 3. C - Vicinity Maps
Related files: 16-0467
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Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board take the following actions related to the Green Valley Road at Indian Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77127 and Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77136:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration; and
2) Approve the projects as described in the California Environmental Quality Act Document.

FUNDING: Each Project is funded by Highway Bridge Program (64%), Regional Surface Transportation Program (9%), Traffic Impact Mitigation Fees - Zones 1-7 (8%), and Pacific Gas & Electric Utility Agency (19%). (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 Green Valley Road at Indian Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 77127 and Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek - Bridge Replacement Project (Projects), CIP 77136, 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 Projects, as mitigated, will have a significant effect on the environment.
C) The IS/MND for the Projects reflect Transportation’s independent judgment and analysis, as lead agency for the County.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Transportation, in conjunction with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) proposes to replace the two existing Green Valley Road bridges over Indian Creek (25C00...

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