Approval of Reclamation Contract No. 14-06-200-8237A-IR18

Summary

SCH Number
2020020414
Lead Agency
Lower Tule River Irrigation District
Document Title
Approval of Reclamation Contract No. 14-06-200-8237A-IR18
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/20/2020
Project Applicant
Lower Tule River Irrigation

Document Description
The United States, DWR, and the Lower Tule River Irrigation District entered into interim renewal Contract (long-form interim renewal contract) No. 14-06-200-8237A-IR1 which provided for the continued water service following expiration of Contract No. 14-06-200-8237 A, which provides for a contract quantity of 31,102 acre-feet from the federal Central Valley Project. The District now will execute a subsequent two-year interim renewal contract-Contract No. 14-06-200-8237A-IR18--on the same material terms and conditions as contained in Contract No. 14-06-200-8237A-IR17 and 14-06-200-8237A-IR5.

Contact Information
Eric Limas
Lower Tule River Irrigation District
357 E. Olive Avenue
Tipton, CA 93272

Phone : (559) 686-4716

Location

Counties
Tulare
Other Location Info
The District's service area within Tulare County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15301 because it is a continued use of existing facilities, with negligible or no expansion of use beyond that currently existing. See NOE for Full Details.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15273
Reasons for Exemption
The project is also statutorily exempt pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15273 because the interim renewal contract has the effect of setting rates between the Bureau and the District and, in all other respects, merely continue existing water deliveries without any change. Pursuant to the continuation of the material terms of Contract No. 14-06-200-8238A-IR5, and specifically Articles 7 and 8, rates and charges for water furnished and conveyed pursuant to the contract will be established annually via the contract extensions. See NOE for Full Details.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020020414_Approval of Reclamation Contract No   PDF 157 K

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