Agreement for Water Service with Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation

Summary

SCH Number
2018088408
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Agreement for Water Service with Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/22/2018

Document Description
On August 21, 2018, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) authorized its General Manager to enter into an agreement with San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA), Padre Dam Municipal Water District (Padre Dam), and Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation Indians (Sycuan) to provide water service to approximately 227 acres of the Sycuan Reservation. The Metropolitan Board also authorized a one-time charge equivalent to the present value of the ad valorem property taxes. Additionally, normal annexation and processing fees, and charges associated with Metropolitan's annexation process are included in the agreement. The portion of the Sycuan Reservation that would be served via this agreement is developed as a recreational area with a casino and hotel, and residential homes for its tribal members. This agreement was entered into pursuant legislative direction in California Assembly Bill 2470 (2016), codified in California Water Code section 71611.5

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

Phone : (213) 217-7902

Location

Cities
El Cajon
Counties
San Diego
Cross Streets
Interstate 8 Freeway
Other Information
APN No: 516-040-01

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301;15319
Reasons for Exemption
Exempt under CEQA Guidelines 15357 and Section 15378; CEQA 15301; 15319
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