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File #: 19-1728    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/12/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/7/2020 Final action: 4/7/2020
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board take the following actions related to the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase 3, Capital Improvement Program Project 95191: 1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Initial Study with Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration; and 2) Approve the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase 3 as described in the California Environmental Quality Act document. FUNDING: United States Forest Service (51% - Federal), Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Water Quality/Stream Environment Zone Mitigation (6% - Local), and California Tahoe Conservancy (43% - State).
Attachments: 1. A- Approved Counsel, 2. B - CCH Ph3_ISMND Final, 3. C - Errata Sheet to Draft IS_MND, 4. D - CVRWCB comments, 5. E - Response to CVRWQCB comments 04-07-20, 6. F - CCH3 Location
Related files: 21-0282, 21-0583
Title
Department of Transportation recommending the Board take the following actions related to the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase 3, Capital Improvement Program Project 95191:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Initial Study with Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration; and
2) Approve the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase 3 as described in the California Environmental Quality Act document.

FUNDING: United States Forest Service (51% - Federal), Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Water Quality/Stream Environment Zone Mitigation (6% - Local), and California Tahoe Conservancy (43% - State).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The El Dorado County (County) Department of Transportation (Transportation) proposes to construct water quality and recreational / access improvements in an area of the Country Club Heights subdivision located in the Lake Tahoe basin. The County proposes to plan, design, and implement a project that will improve water quality, restore an impacted stream environment zone (SEZ), and achieve recreation and natural resource objectives within the northwest corner of the Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project - Phase 3 (Project) area in El Dorado County, California.

Transportation is the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) lead agency for the County and prepared the Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) to consider the significance of potential Project impacts in accordance with CEQA Guidelines (14 CA Administrative Code, ยง14000 et seq.). Certification of this MND by the Board would complete the CEQA portion of the environmental phase toward ultimate delivery of this Project. Because the United States Forest Service (USFS) is providing funding for the Project, the USFS will be the lead agency to administer the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorical Exclusion, utilizing the required studies completed by Transportation for CEQA as lead agency for the County. At this time, N...

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