Cobb Area Community-Based Fuel Reduction Grant

Summary

SCH Number
2019100412
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Cobb Area Community-Based Fuel Reduction Grant
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/22/2019
Project Applicant
Seigler Springs Community Redevelopment Association
Present Land Use
Residential and commercial properties and forestland partly devastated by the 2015 Valley Fire

Document Description
Class 4 Categorical Exemption for fire fuel reduction up to 100 feet around houses and along egress and ingress roads/driveways to reduce fire risk and remove hazard trees. The project has received agreement to a CalFire Grant; CEQA filing is required to release grant funds. Fire reduction will support the FireWise organization effort and provide high GHG reduction, and will not result in any significant adverse environmental impacts

Contact Information
Peggy Barthel
Lake County
255 N Forbes
Lakeport, CA 95453

Phone : (707) 263-2221
peggy.barthel@lakecountyca.gov

Location

Counties
Lake
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Bottle Rock Road
State Highways
175
Township
11N
Range
8W
Base
MDM
Other Location Info
Cobb, Loch Lomond, Seigler Springs, Gifford Springs, Adam Springs, Whispering Pines and Hoberg communities

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304(i); Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project is in forestland partly devastated by the Valley Fire, declared an emergency, September 22, 2015. The project is located within a FRAP Very High Hazard Zone; reduces the fuel load of hazardous burned trees posing a threat to public health and safety; tree removal will comply with the Tree Mortality Task Force Guidelines, 2016. The Lake County Community Development Department has determined that the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and is, therefore, exempt from the provisions of CEQA.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE 19-74 Cobb Area Fuel Reduction   PDF 22 K

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