Amador County Routine Maintenance (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0226- R2).

Summary

SCH Number
2020010041
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 - Northern Central, Rancho Cordova (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2)
Document Title
Amador County Routine Maintenance (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0226- R2).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/3/2020
Project Applicant
Amador County Department of Transportation and Public Works

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0226-R2, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the County of Amador. The proposed project includes the routine maintenance of facilities including invasive species removal, debris or obstruction removal, sediment removal, vegetation control, repair of facilities, and cleaning on anthropogenic debris. The lack of performing these maintenance tasks could potentially adversely affect the natural flow or otherwise reduce channel capacity, accelerate erosion, damage culverts, or bridge structures necessary to maintain the functional and structural integrity of the channels.

Contact Information
Ian Boyd
Department of Fish and Wildlife
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 932-3035

Location

Counties
Amador
Other Location Info
The Project is located within the boundaries of Amador County, California located at 19 project sites where watercourses cross under County roadways. The locations are located on Dry Creek, North Fork Dry Creek, South Fork Dry Creek, Horse Creek, Big Indian Creek, Little Indian Creek, Rancheria Creek, Pigeon Creek, Oneida Creek, Rock Creek, South Brook, Pioneer Creek, Grass Valley Creek, and several un-named tributaries. The total maintenance project area is approximately 1,200 linear feet and covers 0.69 acres. Each project site is 2,500 square feet in size or less.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 (c) because the project consists of the maintenance of existing highways, streets, and similar facilities. Class 1 (h) because the project will consist of the maintenance of existing native growth and may exclude the use of pesticides. Class 1 (i) because the project consists of the maintenance of stream channels by clearing debris. Class 4 (a) because the project consists of minor grading to repair erosion not located in scenic areas. Class 4 (g) because the project consists of maintenance dredging for sediment removal, where spoils will be deposited in authorized locations. No circumstances exist that create a reasonable possibility that the activities may have a significant adverse impact on the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020010041_1600-2019-0226 Final   PDF 388 K

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