Farm Lease Agreement between The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and HayDay Farms Ventures, Inc. (HayDay2)

Summary

SCH Number
2017058061
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Farm Lease Agreement between The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and HayDay Farms Ventures, Inc. (HayDay2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/4/2017

Document Description
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) has entered into farm leases with HayDay Farms Ventures, Inc. (HayDay 2) on portions of Metropolitan's farmlands in the Palo Verde Irriation District (PVID). The lease would begin January 1, 2017 with a term of five years. The lease includes a targarted level of consumptive water use and requriements 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
15301, 15304 - Class 1, 4
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed action involves the funding and minor alterations for existing private or public facilities, along with minor modifications in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not invovle removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. These activities would result in negligible or no expansion of use and no possibility of significantly impacting the physical environment beyond that existing at the time of the Metropolitan's determination, and substantial evidence supports Metropolitan's determination that noe of he exceptions to the exemption apply under Section 15300.2 of the State CEQA Guidelines.

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