Contract Between the United States and San Luis Water District Providing for Project Water Service San Luis Unit and Delta Division and facilities Repayment

Summary

SCH Number
2020100410
Lead Agency
San Luis Water District
Document Title
Contract Between the United States and San Luis Water District Providing for Project Water Service San Luis Unit and Delta Division and facilities Repayment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/22/2020
Project Applicant
San Luis Water District

Document Description
The project is the execution of a Contract Between the United States and San Luis Water District Providing for Project Water Service San Luis Unit and Delta Division and Facilities Repayment, a repayment contract with the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) for the purpose of continuing delivery of CVP water within the District's service area boundary.· The beneficiaries of the project are the District, its landowners and water users. The USBR is a party to the bilateral agreement and as such is a recipient of the District's approval. (Pub. Resources Code, §§ 21065, 21167.5). The project is entirely administrative in scope.

Contact Information
Lon Martin
San Luis Water District
1015 Sixth Street P.O. Box 2135
Los Banos, CA 93635

Phone : (209) 826-4043

Location

Cities
Los Banos
Counties
Merced
Other Location Info
Within the boundaries of San Luis Water District

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEOA Guidelines, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under 14 CCR 15273(a)(l) because the Contract Between the United States and San Luis Water District Providing for Project Water Service San Luis Unit and Delta Division and Facilities Repayment (Repayment Contract) requires changes in rates to be charged for water provided thereunder in order to meet operating expenses and maintain existing services. It involves only adjustments to administrative terms and makes no substantial changes to preceding agreements. The Repayment Contract does not involve any increase in service or expansion of the existing distribution system. The project is also exempt under 14 CCR 15301 as it provides for the continued operation of existing facilities within established parameters. The project is wholly administrative in scope and involves no construction, alteration, or expansion of an existing use.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Public Resources Code, Section 21080(b)(8); CEQA Guidelines, Section .15273
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under 14 CCR 15273(a)(l) because the Contract Between the United States and San Luis Water District Providing for Project Water Service San Luis Unit and Delta Division and Facilities Repayment (Repayment Contract) requires changes in rates to be charged for water provided thereunder in order to meet operating expenses and maintain existing services. It involves only adjustments to administrative terms and makes no substantial changes to preceding agreements. The Repayment Contract does not involve any increase in service or expansion of the existing distribution system. The project is also exempt under 14 CCR 15301 as it provides for the continued operation of existing facilities within established parameters. The project is wholly administrative in scope and involves no construction, alteration, or expansion of an existing use.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020100410_Contract Between the US and SLWD   PDF 882 K

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