Homestead Pond Mitigation Project

10 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City and County of San Francisco
Document Title
Homestead Pond Mitigation Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
The Operator proposes to remove a large stand of eucalyptus trees and other non- native trees and vegetation. Construction activities include installation of fencing, excavation to enlarge and existing pond, removal of a culvert and replacement with a bridge, and establish a connection between the pond and channel. The Project is on 16 acres and includes enhancement of a mixed seasonal wetland, riparian habitat, oak woodland, grassland habitat and other native vegetation. The Project is located within and adjacent to an unnamed tributary to Laguna Creek, which is a tributary to Crystal Springs Reservoir, south of the intersection of Old Canada Road and Runnymede Road in the County of San Mateo. The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is executing a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement Number 1600-2012-0020-3 pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Husam Masri, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

Contact Information

Jeanne Chinn
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Game
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


East Palo Alto, Fremont, Menlo Park, Newark, Redwood City, San Carlos
Alameda, San Mateo
Cross Streets
Palo Alto Airport
Other Location Info
North Fair Oaks and Palomar Park
Other Information
HWY: I-880, SR-238, SR-109, SR-114, US 101, SR-82, SR-84, I-680, I-280 Waterways: San Francisco Bay, Newark Slough, Mission Creek, Muskrat Creek, Irvington Creek, realigned surface to tributary Mowry Slough, two realigned surface tributaries to Plummer Creek, three excavated urban flood control channels, two urbanized flood control channels, one perennial stream, eight unnamed ephemeral tributaries and one unnamed intermittent tributary to Cordilleras Creek. Several unnamed creeks and flood control channels that flow to Newark Slough, and Mowry Slough, Mid Slough, Coyote Creek, and Plummer Creek Railways: Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, Caltrain, Altamont Commuter Express Schools: James L. Bunker ES, Joseph Azevada ES, G.M. Walters MS, St. Leonard-Santa Paula ES, William Hopkins MS, Joshua Chadbourne ES, Mission San Jose HS, Saint Matthia ES, West Bay Christian Academy, John Fill ES, Hawes ES, James Flood ES, Belle Haven ES, Mid-Peninsula HS, Costano ES, Green Oaks Academy, J. Haley Durham ES, Beechwood School, Conrad Noll School, Newark Community Church, Sequoia and Redwood HS

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Fish and Game
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA

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