Zoning - Agricultural/Conservation (AC)/General Plan Designation - Rural/Agricultural/Conservation
The proposed project would include construction and operation of a new stormwater recharge basin to support the Eagle Mountain Casino. The basin would have a depth of roughly 13 feet from original grade to the base (toe) of the slope, and the high water line is designed to be 5 feet above the basin floor. Once constructed, the basin would have capacity of approximately 200.22 acre-feet. The basin would be surrounded by a 6-inch chain-link fence. In addition, the proposed project would include cast-in-place storm drain outlets, storm drain manholes, and an underground 72-inch storm drain pipe underneath to Road 216, Avenue 130, and West Street. Installation of the storm drain pipe would require repaving and restriping of the centerline on Road 216 and West Street. The proposed project would also relocate an existing recirculation pond from its existing location west of the project site to north of the project site. The project site is currently owned by the City, and would continue to be owned by the City with implementation of the project.
Once operational, the proposed project would bring in stormwater runoff from the airport area and casino development area. The proposed project would be utilized to recharge any available surface waters that the City is able to acquire. City staff would visit the project site on a weekly basis to ensure site security and would conduct monthly maintenance to maintain weed abatement and cleaning of the infrastructure.
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