Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Jack Knight Hall Structural Repairs
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Repair the historic Jack Knight Hall's structural damage at Calaveras Big Trees State Park to protect the historic structure and to avoid any safety hazards to park staff and then general public. The structural damage occurred as the result of a tree falling through the roof. Work will:
" Remove water affected plywood ceiling and trims, 160' squared of cedar shingles and rough sawn underlayment, and splintered rafters;
" Install new 2" X 6" X 16" rough sawn dimensional taper cut rafters and fasten to top plates and structural strong back;
" Replace "in-kind" frieze blocks to fit between rafters and secure with fasteners, rough sawn 1" X 12" roof underlayment and cedar shingles to cover 160' squared area, 5/8" plywood and trims at utility room, spackle, prime, and paint and;
" Stain and seal new exposed framing members to match historic dark finish.
Project consists of repair and maintenance of existing public structures involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination; and repair, stabilization, preservation, and reconstruction of historical resources, in a manner consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), Weeks and Grimmer.