Tejon Indian Tribe Trust Acquisition and Casino Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015084002
Lead Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs (U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs)
Document Title
Tejon Indian Tribe Trust Acquisition and Casino Project
Document Type
NOI - Notice of Intent
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture / Limited Agriculture (A-1) / Intensive Agriculture

Document Description
The proposed action is the acquisition of approximately 306-acre of fee land in trust by the United States upon which the Tejon Indian Tribe would construct a gaming facility. The facility would initially be approximately 250,000 sf, and in a subsequent phase, an approximately 300-room hotel and banquet space would be added. The proposed property is located in unincorporated Kern County, immediately west of the town of Mettler and approximately 14 miles south of the City of Bakersfield.

Contact Information
John Rydzik
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pacific Regional Office 2800 Cottage Way
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 978-6051

Location

Coordinates
35°6'9.149"N 118°9.8'2.37"W
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
SR 99, Maricopa Highway 166, I-5
Zip
93313
Total Acres
306
Parcel #
238-204-02238-204-04, 238-204-07
State Highways
Hwy 99, 166, I-5
Schools
Mettler ES
Township
11N
Range
20W
Section
2
Base
SBB&M
Other Location Info
Mettler

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (Gaming Facility)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Fee-to-Trust
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board Cal Fire California Department of Justice, Attorney General's Office California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 6 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of General Services Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency
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