Purpose of the project is to install solar carport systems at Rio Vista ES and Mt. San Jacinto HS to generate electricity and offset utility costs and provide economic savings to the District. The beneficiaries of this project will be students, staff, and the community served by Palm Springs USD.
Rio Vista ES (67700 Verona Rd, Cathedral City, CA 92234);
Mt. San Jacinto HS (30800 Landau Blvd, Cathedral City, CA 92234)
Notice of Exemption
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Reasons for Exemption
Public Resources Code section 21080.35 provides a statutory exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") for the installation of a solar energy system at an existing parking lot, so long as the associated equipment does not occupy more than 500 square feet of ground surface. Both of the proposed projects meet this criteria and are eligible for an exemption.