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File #: 20-0150    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/22/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action: 3/17/2020
Title: HEARING - Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider adoption of Resolution 034-2020 to remove a 330-foot portion of Waverly Drive from the County maintained mileage system. (Est. Time 15 Min.) FUNDING: California Tahoe Conservancy (100% - State).
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Counsel, 2. B - Resolution of Termination of Maintenance, 3. C - Figure A, 4. D - Exhibit A, 5. Executed Resolution 034-2020
Related files: 19-1153, 21-0250
Title
HEARING - Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider adoption of Resolution 034-2020 to remove a 330-foot portion of Waverly Drive from the County maintained mileage system. (Est. Time 15 Min.)

FUNDING: California Tahoe Conservancy (100% - State).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On February 25, 2020, Item 26, Legistar 19-1153, the Board adopted a Resolution of Intention to remove a 330-foot portion of Waverly Drive between Tam O Shanter Drive and Elks Club Drive from the County Maintained Mileage System. The Board is authorized to take this action per Section 954.5(a) of the Streets and Highways Code. The Department of Transportation (Transportation) identified removal of asphalt from this section of Waverly as part of the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project (Project) environmental strategy. This section of Waverly Drive is bordered by undeveloped parcels owned by the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy). It has also been determined to have very low traffic volumes and does not provide primary access to properties on Waverly Drive.

A map showing Waverly Drive, its adjoining parcels, and the limits of the proposed maintenance termination is attached (Figure A). The Project would require the removal of asphalt concrete within the maintenance termination limits and the placement of large boulders to permanently block vehicular access to the abandoned road. The removal of this section of Waverly Drive from the maintained mileage system and subsequent restoration will reduce the amount of impervious asphalt and increase the area's natural cleansing capabilities, which is consistent with the goals of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the State of California to protect the water quality of Lake Tahoe.

Transportation staff has spoken with all of the homeowners on Waverly Drive, and they are all in favor of Transportation's plan to terminate maintenance of the affected portion of Waverly Drive. These homeowners access ...

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