Upper Penitencia Creek Property Aquisition and Long Term Management Plan

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014092070
Lead Agency
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Document Title
Upper Penitencia Creek Property Aquisition and Long Term Management Plan
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The proposed project includes the purchase of the Upper Penitencia Creek Property (Property) from the Santa Clara County Open Space Authority (OSA) and adoption of a Long Term Management Plan (LTMP). Acquisition of the property is mitigation in perpetuity for impacts associated with the SCVWD's 2002 Multi-Year Stream Maintenance Program. The LTMP identifies site improvements and long term management goals for the Property. The overall goal for long-term management of the Upper Penitencia Creek Property is to ensure the long term viability of the of the conservation values of the Property. This goal will be met through routine monitoring and management of the conditions that support the biological resources of the Property, by maintaining existing infrastructure and by providing for security and public safety as detailed in the LTMP. The LTMP also identifies a series of site improvements to repair existing infrastructure on existing unimproved roads, a water troughs and repair of a gully.

Contact Information
Jennifer Castillo
Santa Clara Valley Water District
5750 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118-3614

408-630-3196

Location

Coordinates
66°57.3'6.84"N 154°7.10'7.88"W
Cities
San Jose
Counties
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Alum Rock Falls Road, Penitencia Creek Road
Zip
95118
Total Acres
222
Parcel #
A62722013, 62722012, 62722010
Waterways
Upper Penitencia Creek, Cherry Flat Reservoir

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Santa Clara Valley Water District 5750 Almaden Expressway San Jose, CA 95118

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 Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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