CAL FIRE Banner Mountain Communications Tower Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019029064
Lead Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
CAL FIRE Banner Mountain Communications Tower Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Document Description
CAL FIRE proposes to install a new 148-ft telecommunications tower with microwave dishes at the existing CAL FIRE Banner Mountain communications facility to support current microwave technology and decrease dependency and overloading of an existing communications tower at the site. The objective of the project is to upgrade/supplement CAL FIRE's telecommunications infrastructure with a new telecommunications tower to support the State's Public Safety Microwave Network (PSMN) and continue to provide an essential emergency communications linkage for CAL FIRE's fire protection and emergency response command and control throughout the area.

Contact Information

Name
Terry Ash
Agency Name
Department of General Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Nevada City
Counties
Nevada
Cross Streets
13986 Banner Mountain Lockout Rd
Zip
95959
Total Acres
<1
Waterways
Little Deer Creek, Little Clipper Creek, and Wolf Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (public safety microwave network communications tower)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)

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