Feather-Bear Rivers Levee Setback Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2004072113
Lead Agency
Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority
Document Title
Feather-Bear Rivers Levee Setback Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/6/2006
Present Land Use
Agriculture / Exclusive Agriculture / Valley Agriculture and Specific Plan

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Game is executing a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number R2-2005-0410 pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project operator, Mr. Charles K. McClain (Couny Administrator), Marysville, CA: This agreement pertains only to those activities specifically described in Streambed Alteration Notification No. R2-2005-0410 pertaining to Stage 2 of the Feather-Bear-WPIC Levee Project which includes four primary components designed to meet the project's objectives, which are summarized as follows: (1) construction of the lower Bear River setback levee embankment; (2) degradation of portions of the existing lower Bear and Feather River levees; (3) removal of approximately 166 acres of orchard in the lower Bear River floodway; and (4) restoration of native habitat types in the Bear River floodway, and recontouring and restoration of native habitat types on agricultural and developed lands in the levee setback area, including construction of a floodplain swale. Alteration Agreement No. R2-2005-0410 pertains only to Stage 2 components of the proposed project, and an additional Alteration Agreement will be necessary for any work needed to complete additional components of the proposed project.

Contact Information
Ian Drury
California Department of Fish and Game
1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2030

Location

Cities
Marysville Yuba City
Counties
Yuba
Cross Streets
Feather River Boulevard / Highway 70
Total Acres
322
Parcel #
016-150-004, 007, 020, 017, 019, 021; 016-130-014
State Highways
99, 70
Railways
Western Pacific
Waterways
Feather and Bear Rivers, Western Pacific Interceptor Canal
Other Location Info
City: Linda, Olivehurst

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Fish and Game
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Yuba County Administrator's Office 915 8th Street, Suite 115 Marysville, CA 95901

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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