Dutch Bill Creek Regional Park Acquisition (portion of Torr west of Main St.)

Summary

SCH Number
2020070411
Lead Agency
Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District )
Document Title
Dutch Bill Creek Regional Park Acquisition (portion of Torr west of Main St.)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/21/2020

Document Description
Provide acquisition funding to the County of Sonoma toward the purchase of 315.88 acres to be part of Torr Regional Park & Open Space Preserve. As a condition of funding, a conservation easement and recreation conservation covenant over the property will be conveyed to the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District to preserve the open space, natural and scenic values of the property and provide access to the general public for recreational and educational uses. The District will also provide funding to Sonoma County for operation and maintenance of the property and to plan for and develop initial public access improvements, for which a future master plan and CEQA analysis will be completed.

Contact Information
Louisa Morris
Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District
747 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4850

Phone : (707) 565-1537

Location

Cities
Monte Rio
Counties
Sonoma
Cross Streets
west of Main Street

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section(s) 15378 & 15317, title 14
Reasons for Exemption
Guidelines§§ 15061(b)(3)-Common Sense Exemption; 15313-Wildlife Conservation Exemption; 15316-Acquisition of Land to Create Park; 15317-Open Space Contracts or Easements; and Public Resources Code section 21080.28. The District's acceptance of the conservation easement and recreation covenant are exempt from CEQA because the purpose of the transaction is to preserve the natural condition of the property including.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 21080.28
Reasons for Exemption
Guidelines§§ 15061(b)(3)-Common Sense Exemption; 15313-Wildlife Conservation Exemption; 15316-Acquisition of Land to Create Park; 15317-Open Space Contracts or Easements; and Public Resources Code section 21080.28. The District's acceptance of the conservation easement and recreation covenant are exempt from CEQA because the purpose of the transaction is to preserve the natural condition of the property including.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020070411_Dutch Bill Creek Regional Park Acquisition   PDF 699 K

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