Bootjack Fire Station Water Storage Tank, (Yosemite-Mariposa lntegrated Regional Water Management Prop 1 Grant Program)

Summary

SCH Number
2020080155
Lead Agency
Mariposa County Resource Conservation (Mariposa County Resource Conservation District)
Document Title
Bootjack Fire Station Water Storage Tank, (Yosemite-Mariposa lntegrated Regional Water Management Prop 1 Grant Program)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/11/2020

Document Description
The Bootjack Fire Station Water Storage project will install a new 165,000-gallon bolted steel tank at the Bootjack Fire Station along Highway 49, the main north-south artery in the County. The project will include: a 35'x35' level pad, an adjacent 8'x8" shed installed on a 1 0'x l 0' concrete floor to shelter pumps and controls. A fire hydrant and portable generator will be adjacent to the shed to accommodate operation during power outages. A new l 0-hp well pump will replace existing 1.5 hp pump and plumbing will be upgraded to 2-inch diameter to increase flow from 12 to 35 gpm. This project protects public and private property in Tier 1 and Tier 2 High Hazard zones on SRA lands within the County. No work will be done within the bed, bank or channel of any existing drainage within the project areas. Name of Public

Contact Information
Melinda Barrett
Mariposa County Resource Conservation District
PO Box 746 (5039 Fairgrounds Road)
Mariposa, CA 95338

Phone : (209) 966-0970

Location

Counties
Mariposa
Parcel #
014-400-0620
Other Location Info
Project is located on County-owned property on Bootjack Lane, adjacent to the County's Bootjack Fire Station

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
The Bootjack Fire Station Water Storage project is part of a larger plan to increase water storage to protect public health and safety in the event of wildfire, drought and other natural disasters. The project is a critical component of the Mariposa County Tree Mortality Hazard Mitigation efforts which are short term tasks necessary to mitigate an emergency brought about by widespread tree mortality, increased frequency and severity of wildfire, and drought caused by climate change. This is a public health and safety project in support of County facilities on County property and qualifies as an exemption under the following code sections: Emergency Prevention (PRC §21080(b)(4) CEQA Guidelines §15269[c])

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020080155_Bootjack Fire Station Water Tank   PDF 914 K

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