New School Site at Ferguson and Giddings

Summary

SCH Number
2014031001
Lead Agency
Visalia Unified School District
Document Title
New School Site at Ferguson and Giddings
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture Use / 3000 / 6000 SF Min Site Area / Residential Medium Density

Document Description
The Visalia Unified School District plans to acquire 13 acres of land for construction of a new K-6 Elementary School. The Site is currently cultivated agriculture land. The Site is bordered by Ferguson Avenue to the north; Giddings Street to the east; West Vine Avenue to the south; and agriculture fields to the west. The future Master Plan Capacity will be 850 K-6 students. The project will include a total of 28 classrooms; 4 kindergarten and 24 1st-6th grades. The total square footage of new construction buildings will be 48,770 sf. An administration office and multi-purpose room are also planned for the new project. Outdoor recreation area will include 4 hard courts, 2 ball fields, and a courtyard. A 115 stall parking lot will be located on the north border along. Bus drop off will be located on Giddings Street.

Contact Information
Robert Groeber
Visalia Unified School District
Lead/Public Agency
5000 W. Cypress Avenue
Visalia, CA 93277

Phone : (559) 730-7529

Location

Cities
Visalia
Counties
Tulare
Cross Streets
Giddings Street and Ferguson Avenue
Zip
93277
Total Acres
13
Parcel #
090-31-001, 090-31-002, 090-31-032
State Highways
Hwy 198
Airports
No
Schools
Numerous
Waterways
No
Township
18S
Range
25E
Section
19

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Educational
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Department of Toxic Substances Control

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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