Saratoga Creek Hazard Tree Removal and Restoration Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019089054
Lead Agency
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Document Title
Saratoga Creek Hazard Tree Removal and Restoration Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Project Applicant
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Present Land Use
General Plan: Medium Density Residential (M-10; single-family 4.35 du/net acre); Zone: R-1-10,000 (Single Family Residential 1-10,000 and with Single Story Overlay)

Document Description
Many of the eucalyptus trees in the Project area are either dying, diseased, poorly structured, and/or leaning toward existing residential homes and Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) powerlines to the east. Therefore, Valley Water is proposing a phased removal of 104 diseased hazard eucalyptus trees within the 7.87-acre Project area over three years (2019-2021) in a series of Work Areas.

Contact Information
Todd Sexauer
Santa Clara Valley Water District
5750 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118

Phone : (408) 630-3149

Location

Coordinates
37°16'56"N 122°00'25"W
Cities
Saratoga
Counties
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Cox Avenue and Saratoga Creek Drive
Zip
95070
Total Acres
7.87
Parcel #
386-21-037, 043, 386-19-089, 386-07-070
State Highways
SR 85
Railways
UPRR
Schools
Prospect High School
Waterways
Saratoga Creek
Township
7S
Range
1W
Section
32
Base
MD

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Hazard tree removal and creek restoration)
Local Action
Creek Restoration
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 4 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water

Attachments

Environmental Document
DMND SaratogaHazTreeRestClean   PDF 39419 K Saratoga Creek Notice of Intent   PDF 30 K Summary_Form_for_Saratoga Creek (1)   PDF 166 K
NOC
NOC   PDF 1139 K

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