United States Department of Energy Western Area Power Administration Sierra Nevada Region Contract for Electrical Service Base Resource with San Luis Water Dist

Summary

SCH Number
2020110459
Lead Agency
San Luis Water District
Document Title
United States Department of Energy Western Area Power Administration Sierra Nevada Region Contract for Electrical Service Base Resource with San Luis Water Dist
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/25/2020
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 for Electrical Service Base Resource to San Luis Water District facilities (Base Resource Contract) for the purpose of continuing delivery of Central Valley Project water with the District's service area boundary. The beneficiaries of the project are the District, its landowners and water users. The United States Department of Energy is a party to the bilateral agreement and as such is a recipient of the District's approval. (Pub. Resources Code, ss21065, 21167.5). The project is entirely administrative in scope.

Contact Information
Lon Martin
San Luis Water District
1015 6th St. P.O. Box 2135
Los Banos, CA 93635

Phone : (209) 826-4043
Fax : (209) 826-0524
lmartin@slwd.net

Location

Counties
Fresno Merced
Other Location Info
Within the boundaries of San Luis Water District

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project is 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 Resource Code, Section 21080(b)(8); CEQA Guidelines, Section 15273
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under 14 CCR 15273(a)(1) because the Base Resource Contract establishes the base resource percentage and charges for power 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 Base Resource Contract does not involve any increase in service or expansion of the existing distribution system.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
San Luis Water District NOE   PDF 67 K

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