Osborne Hill Trail Network Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2008112086
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Osborne Hill Trail Network Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
1/28/2009

Document Description
The Department of Parks and Recreation proposes to renovate the recreational trail network in the Osborne Hill area of Empire Mine State Historic Park to minimize erosion and sedimentation of soil and elevated metals on road/trail surfaces. The following is a brief summary of proposed work: Reconstruct existing official roads/trails and construct new roads/trails along sustainable topographic grades; Close select official roads/trails with unsustainable alignments or elevated metals; Close or improve user created trails to DPR trail standards and maintain them as official roads/trails; Replace and install new accessory trail equipment such as public entry gates, signs, and fences; Relocate one public access point; Remove existing fences in areas closed due to elevated levels of metals once road/trail reconstruction is completed; Replace/install new fences or install other closure equipment at mine shafts.

Contact Information
Heidi West
Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 445-8783

Location

Cities
Grass Valley
Counties
Nevada
Cross Streets
East Empire Street and SR 174 (Colfax Hwy)
Zip
95945
Total Acres
200
State Highways
20, 49, 174
Waterways
Little Wolf Creek, Wolf Creek
Township
15-16N
Range
8E
Section
1,35
Other Location Info
Empire Mine State Historic Park

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Dept of Parks and Recreation
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Department of Parks and Recreation Northern Service Center One Capitol Mall, Suite 410 Sacramento, CA 95814

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(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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