Shafter Community Recreational Center

Summary

SCH Number
2011068371
Lead Agency
Shafter, City of (City of Shafter)
Document Title
Shafter Community Recreational Center
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
A proposal to construct a 12,800-square-foot recreation facility on approximate 4.9-acres. The facility is to contain a full-size boxing ring with bleachers and workout space, a multi-purpose room, meeting rooms, a kitchen, restrooms, and office space (less than 5%). Activities to be accommodated include exercise, computer training, mentoring, educational classes, socialization, and other similar recreational functions. The building will also serve as an emergency cooling center on hot days. The remainder of the site will include an adjacent handball court and dog park (surfaced with decomposed granite and turf). The project is being proposed in conjunction with Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006 (Proposition 84) grant program administered by the State Department of Parks and Recreation.

Contact Information
Suzanne Forrest
City of Shafter
336 Pacific Avenue
Shafter, CA 93263

661 746 5002

Location

Cities
Shafter
Counties
Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15332
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed recreational facility is exempt from CEQA in accordance with Section 15332 of the CEQA Guidelines in that there is no possibility that the project would have any potential significant effect on the environment. The project site is less than five acres in size; is adjacent to an existing recreational facility and existing urban development; is served by all required utilities and public services; has no value as habitat for endangered, rare, or threatened species; and will not result in any significant traffic, noise, air quality or water quality impacts.
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