Due Diligence for the Almanor Rail ROW Land Donation (SNC# 1151-LC)

Summary

SCH Number
2019120390
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Due Diligence for the Almanor Rail ROW Land Donation (SNC# 1151-LC)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/17/2019
Project Applicant
Almanor Recreation and Parks District

Document Description
The Collins Pine Company is interested in donating a 12-mile stretch of old rail line to the Almanor Recreation and Parks District for conversion into a multi-use public "rails-to-trails" green-way. This planning project will complete title surveys and technical studies to assure potential future trail development would be economically feasible and clear of adverse environmental, toxic, geo-technical, and structural engineering issues.

Contact Information
Jamie Sammut
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Dr, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4688

Location

Cities
Chester
Counties
Plumas
Other Location Info
Northwestern corner of Plumas County along the north shore of Lake Almanor in the community of Chester. 12 mile trail footprint beginning at Clear Creek Junction at Hwy 147, heading W to the Almanor Rail Trail trailhead between 539 and 605 Main St, Chester.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15262
Reasons for Exemption
This is a planning and due diligence project completing title surveys and technical studies for the potential development of a rails-to-trails greenway public trail along Lake Almanor, in the community of Chester; it does not involve physical alterations to the environment. Completion of the planning and due diligence effort will not have a legally binding effect on future activities.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306
Reasons for Exemption
This is a planning and due diligence project completing title surveys and technical studies for the potential development of a rails-to-trails greenway public trail along Lake Almanor, in the community of Chester; it does not involve physical alterations to the environment. Completion of the planning and due diligence effort will not have a legally binding effect on future activities.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019120390_SNC-1151-LC_AlmanorRail_12-17-19_NOE   PDF 784 K

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