DWR Property Acquisition near Clifton Court Forebay

Summary

SCH Number
2021060064
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
DWR Property Acquisition near Clifton Court Forebay
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/3/2021

Document Description
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is planning to purchase approximately 568.82 acres of land near Clifton Court Forebay. The purpose of the property acquisition is for future State Water Project needs, in compliance with California Water Code Sections 258 and 11575. DWR is not proposing to change the existing use of the property, which is currently cultivated annual cropland. DWR will seek a long-term lease to continue agricultural uses. If a new use for the land is proposed, DWR will perform a separate environmental analysis pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.

Contact Information
Todd Percival
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-2908
todd.percival@water.ca.gov
Sara Paiva-Lowry
Environmental Program Manager
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9342
Sara.Paiva-Lowry@water.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
37°49'16.85"N 121°34'5.05"W
Counties
Contra Costa
Regions
Northern California San Francisco Bay Area Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Herdlyn road and Byron Hwy.
Total Acres
approx. 568.82
Parcel #
Contra Costa County APN's 001-081-018, -020, -024
Other Location Info
Contra Costa County APN's 001-081-020: SEC 30 T1S R4E; -024: SECS 19 20 29 & 30 T1S R4E; 018: SECS 20 & 29 T1S R4E.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section No. 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act guidelines since it can be seen with certainty that the acquisition of land will not have a significant effect on the environment. The sale of real property will have no effect on the environment since the action will only entail the change in the property's ownership and the transfer of the deed.
County Clerk
Contra Costa

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE DWR Property Acquisition near Clifton Court Forebay   PDF 420 K

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