New School Site at Glendale and Giddings

Summary

SCH Number
2016021091
Lead Agency
Visalia Unified School District
Document Title
New School Site at Glendale 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 (VUSD) plans to acquire 14.16 acres of land for construction of a new K-6 Elementary School. The Site is currently cultivated agriculture land. The Site is bordered by Glendale Avenue to the north; Giddings Street to the east; Shannon Parkway to the south; and residential development 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 hard courts, 2 ball fields, and a courtyard. A 115 stall parking lot will be located on the north border along Glendale Avenue with two driveways. Bus drop off will be located along Giddings Street.

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

Phone : (559) 730-7529

Location

Cities
Visalia
Counties
Tulare
Cross Streets
Glendale St and Ferguson Ave
Zip
93277
Total Acres
13
Parcel #
078-120-012, 078-120-013. various
State Highways
198
Schools
numerous
Township
18S
Range
25E
Section
18

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Educational
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption 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 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 6 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency
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