Olinda Last Mile Underserved Broadband Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Olinda Last Mile Underserved Broadband Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
The proposed project involves the construction of a second-generation, very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line (VDSL2) fiber-optic network capable of 25 Mps/5 Mps (megabit-per-second download/upload) speed. Approximately 24.6 km (15.3 miles) of new fiberoptic cable would be buried within protective conduit along existing roads in southwestern Shasta County. The proposed project is partly funded by the California Advance Services Fund (CASF). On December 20, 2007, in CPUC Decision 07-12-054, the CASF program to provide grants that support projects that will a) Provide broadband services to areas currently without broadband access, and b) Build out facilities in underserved areas, if funds are still available. CPUC Resolution T-17411 approved funding in the amount of $1,833,689 from the CASF for the proposed project. Additional funding of $399,853.20 or $469,978 to complete the proposed project was approved in CPUC Resolution T-17517.

Contact Information
Silvia Yanez
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

4153985326 x 4715


Cross Streets
Cloverdale Rd. & Oak St. (note: linear project)
Total Acres
Parcel #
N/A - public road ROW
Happy Valley Elem Sch.
Multiple, including Spring Gulch and Telephone Gulch

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Telecommunications infrastructure in existing ROW)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects Energy
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 2 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Redding) Resources Agency Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1


Environmental Document
happy-valley-draft-ismnd_-april-2019   PDF 21447 K appendix-e---cultural-resources-consultation-documentation   PDF 24541 K appendix-d_biological-resources-reports   PDF 46868 K appendix-c_air-quality-and-greenhouse-gas-emissions-calculations   PDF 144 K appendix-b_references   PDF 153 K appendix-a-list-of-preparers   PDF 35 K Summary Form   PDF 725 K noi-letter   PDF 849 K
NOC   PDF 1707 K
State Comments
2019049174 CDFW NR   PDF 1349 K
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