Heart of Soquel Master Site Plan (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0094- R3)

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Summary

SCH Number
2014022023
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Heart of Soquel Master Site Plan (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0094- R3)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/30/2020

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0094-R3, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, County of Santa Cruz, Department of Public Works. The overall project involves the construction of a pedestrian trail along Soquel Creek to connect the Heart of Soquel Plaza Park with an existing pedestrian bridge over Soquel Creek. In addition to the construction of the trail, stream enhancement and restoration activities will occur. The project within 1600 authority includes the enhancement of Soquel Creek along where the new pedestrian trail will be constructed. Restoration activities involve removing non-native/invasive vegetation within the riparian zone. Approximately 0.12 acres of riparian vegetation will be temporarily impacted, and 0.10 acres of permanent impacts will occur. Permanent impacts to the riparian area will be addressed by planting native vegetation onsite at a ratio of 2:1. Temporary impacts will be addressed at native planting ratio of 1:1. The designated restoration area is approximately 0.436 acre. Native trees and herbaceous vegetation will be planted within the 0.436-acre riparian area.

Contact Information
Mia Bianchi
Department of Fish and Wildlife Bay Delta Region
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Fairfield, CA 95434

Phone : (707) 428-2068

Location

Counties
Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
The project is located at Soquel Creek, in the County of San Mateo, State of California; Township 11S, Range 1W, Soquel, Mt. Diablo; Accessor’s Parcel Number(s): 030-153-38 and 030-153-21.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. CDFW’s record of project approval as Responsible Agency is available at CDFW’s regional office.

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 Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(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
No

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2014022023_Heart of Soquel   PDF 152 K

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