Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Gold Flat Campground Upgrades
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The project will replace existing, deteriorated infrastructure at the Gold Flat Campground in Lake Oroville State Recreation Area to bring existing electrical and water systems up to code and provide improved services to park visitors. Work will:
- use an excavator to remove, haul and properly dispose of offsite approx. 57,000 ft^2 of existing asphalt from entire campground loop road;
- for electrical upgrades: excavate an approx. 3'x2'x2,500' trench to remove existing direct buried 3" dia. electrical conduit. Haul off and dispose of at appropriate offsite facility; and remove 38 existing above ground RV electrical pedestals. Haul off and dispose of at an appropriate offsite facility.
- at new point of connection from an existing power pole located on Bidwell Canyon Rd: excavate an approx. 3'x2'x900' trench to install two (2) 4" dia. electrical feeder conduits; excavate an approx. 3'x2'x2,400' trench to install 1"-3" electrical conduit; install concrete transformer pad requiring excavation of approx. 50ft^2 x 8" depth; and install and connect 38 electrical/sewer/water pedestals.
- For sewer upgrades: excavate an approx. 3 ft x 2ft x 1,894' trench to remove existing direct buried 4" dia. sewer lateral line. Haul off and dispose of at an appropriate offsite facility; excavate an approx. 4'x4'x3' trench to expose existing water main vault; cut and cap pipe, and protect vault in place;
- at new point of connection at the existing water main vault: excavate an approx. 3'x2'x1358' trench to install a 4" dia. water main in the previously disturbed road bed area; excavate an approx. 3'x2'x1,692' trench to install 1" dia. water laterals for each campsite; and excavate an approx. 3'x2'x1,769' trench to install 4" dia. sewer laterals for each campsite.
- Additional work will include: remove 2 pine trees (24" and 14" in dia); remove 1 24" stump; remove 1 8" olive tree; remove 2 11" mulberry trees; and remove and replace 1 400 amp electrical service panel/transformer.
Project consists of the repair or minor alteration of existing public facilities involving nelgigible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; minor public alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and included as "utility repairs or minor upgrades" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR Section 15300.4.