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File #: 19-1529    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/7/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 11/19/2019
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 4378 for Sale of Mitigation Credits with Westervelt Ecological Services, LLC, as owner of the Cosumnes Floodplain Mitigation Bank, for the sale of 2.31 Floodplain Mosaic Wetland (Riparian) credits to the County of El Dorado for a total purchase price of $300,300, as necessary mitigation for the construction of the Silver Springs Parkway to Bass Lake Road (South Segment) Project, CIP 76108/36105039. FUNDING: Developer Advanced Traffic Impact Mitigation Zones 1-7 Fees, Traffic Impact Mitigation Zones 1-7 Fees, Developer Funds and Road Funds/Discretionary Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Agreement 4378, 2. B - Counsel Approval, 3. Executed Agreement 4378
Related files: 16-0541
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 4378 for Sale of Mitigation Credits with Westervelt Ecological Services, LLC, as owner of the Cosumnes Floodplain Mitigation Bank, for the sale of 2.31 Floodplain Mosaic Wetland (Riparian) credits to the County of El Dorado for a total purchase price of $300,300, as necessary mitigation for the construction of the Silver Springs Parkway to Bass Lake Road (South Segment) Project, CIP 76108/36105039.

FUNDING: Developer Advanced Traffic Impact Mitigation Zones 1-7 Fees, Traffic Impact Mitigation Zones 1-7 Fees, Developer Funds and Road Funds/Discretionary Funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Silver Springs Parkway to Bass Lake Road (South Segment) Project (Project) will complete the construction of Silver Springs Parkway in the northwestern area of Cameron Park from Green Valley Road to Bass Lake Road as shown on Exhibit TC-1 in the El Dorado County General Plan. In 1986, an alignment study was conducted to determine the future alignment, design, and improvements necessary to upgrade Bass Lake Road. The County prepared the 1992 Bass Lake Road Realignment Environmental Impact Report (EIR) which was certified by the Board of Supervisors on April 6, 1993. On August 2, 2016 (Item 28), the Board adopted the Subsequent EIR which includes updated and additional analysis to ensure compliance with current requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. Currently the Project is nearing completion of its Right-of-Way Phase and Design Phase. The Department of Transportation (Transportation) has secured resource agency permits necessary for the Project construction.

In accordance with California Fish and Game Code Section 1602, Transportation has notified the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) that the Project may affect existing fish or wildlife resources under the jurisdiction of the DFW. After reviewing the Project, DFW has determi...

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