Farm Lease Agreement between The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Desert Milling, Inc.

Summary

SCH Number
2017048025
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Farm Lease Agreement between The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Desert Milling, Inc.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/3/2017
Project Applicant
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Document Description
The MWDSC has entered into farm leases with Desert Milling, Inc. on portions of Metropolitan's farmlands in the Palo Verde Irrigation District. The lease would begin March 1, 2017 with a term of four years and ten months; the lessee has a right to extend the terms of this lease for an additional 15 years. The lease includes a targeted level of consumptive water use and requirements for the lessees to fallow a portion of the lands in accordance with the Metropolitan-PVID fallowing program.

Contact Information
Vikki Dee Bradshaw
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0153

Phone : (213) 217-6018

Location

Cities
Blythe
Counties
Riverside

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,15304 C:1,4
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed action qualifies under both Class 1 and Class 4 Categorical Exemptions (Sections 15301 and 15304 of the State CEQA Guidelines). In addition, where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the proposed action in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the proposed action is not subject to CEQA (Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines.)

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