Tule River Tribe Fee-to-Trust and Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016124002
Lead Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs (U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs)
Document Title
Tule River Tribe Fee-to-Trust and Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation
Document Type
NOI - Notice of Intent
Received

Document Description
Note: Per Lead Agency BIA, Draft EIS/TEIR will be submitted jointly. The proposed action is the acquisition of approximately 40 acres of fee land in trust by the US upon which the Tule River Tribe would construct a casino resort. The facility would include an approximately 105,000 sf casino, 250-room hotel, food and beverage facilities, administrative space, a multi-purpose events center, a conference center, and associated parking and infrastructure. The new facility would replace the Tribe's existing casino, and the existing casino buildings would be converted to tribal government or service uses. The proposed trust property includes 17 parcels, bound by West St on the west, an off-highway vehicle park owned by the city of Porterville to the north an east, and a photovoltaic power station to the south. The APN for the property are 302-400-001 through 302-400-017.

Contact Information
John Rydzik
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pacific Regional Office 2800 Cottage Way, Rm W-2820
Sacramento, CA 95825

(916) 978-6051

Location

Coordinates
36°1'52.5"N 119°4'38"W
Cities
Porterville
Counties
Tulare
Cross Streets
Avenue 136/West St
Zip
93257
Total Acres
40
Parcel #
302-400-001 through 302-400-017
State Highways
CA-65
Airports
Porterville
Waterways
Tule River, Friant-Kern Canal, Poplar Ditch
Township
22S
Range
27E
Section
8
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

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