Salinas River Stream Maintenance Program (Amendment No. 4 to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600 2016 0016-R4)

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Summary

SCH Number
2011041066
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
Salinas River Stream Maintenance Program (Amendment No. 4 to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600 2016 0016-R4)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/20/2021

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed the Amended and Restated Streambed Alteration Agreement (Agreement) number 1600-2016-0016-R4, issued to Resource Conservation District of Monterey County. The Project includes activities related to routine Maintenance Projects with the goals of improving flood protection and increasing channel capacity of the streams. Maintenance Projects will occur within existing, enhanced, or created secondary channels within the Salinas River; within the Salinas River outside secondary channels; and within Gonzales Slough, Bryant Canyon Channel, and San Lorenzo Creek. Maintenance Projects include sediment removal and grading, vegetation removal, Arundo removal, bar ripping, and tree planting. In addition, the Agreement allows mowing of dead Arundo as a retreatment method in years of premature dormancy and minor edits to tree planting language to maintain consistency within the Agreement. Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement allows email approvals to be submitted by Responsible Parties rather than new signatures for any VRF modifications and 60-day extension so ‘spring’ VRF activities with CDFW Region R4 staff emailed approval in case work delays occur, typically from climatic conditions or ideal herbicide timing.

Contact Information
Heather Rodriguez
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Responsible Agency
1234 E. Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (559) 243-4014 ext. 246
Heather.Rodriguez@wildlife.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Monterey
Waterways
San Lorenzo Creek, Bryant Canyon Channel, Gonzales Slough
Other Location Info
The Project includes an approximately 92-mile linear length of the Salinas River from River Mile 2 to River Mile 94, and two miles cumulatively from San Lorenzo Creek, Bryant Canyon Channel, and Gonzales Slough, all tributaries to the Salinas River, in Monterey County, California.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW Central Region
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Monterey
Final Environmental Document Available at
The environmental impact report prepared for the project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency.

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
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type 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 mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2016-0016_Amend4_NOD_SCH 2011041066   PDF 205 K

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