Tree Removal on Ross Creek at Escobar Avenue, Los Gatos (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0013-R3)

Summary

SCH Number
2017068394
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 3 (Napa) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3)
Document Title
Tree Removal on Ross Creek at Escobar Avenue, Los Gatos (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0013-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2017-0013-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Sue Tippets/Santa Clara Valley Water District. The purpose of the project is to remove six dead or dying Monterey pine (Pinus radiate) trees, ranging in size from 12 to 13 inches in diameter at breast height (DBH). The trees are considered hazardous with the potential to impact structures, residents, and pedestrians.

Contact Information
Mayra Molina
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3
7329 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94559

707 944-5596

Location

Cities
Los Gatos
Counties
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
173 and 195 Escobar Avenue
Other Information
The project is located along the north bank of Ross Creek between 173 and 195 Escobar Avenue in the City of Los Gatos, Santa Clara County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Class 4 consists of minor, public, or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation, which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes. None of the conditions noted under CEQA 15300.2 apply.
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