Master Service Agreements to Furnish Group Room Reservations for Students

Summary

SCH Number
2022080005
Public Agency
University of California Santa Cruz
Document Title
Master Service Agreements to Furnish Group Room Reservations for Students
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/1/2022
Document Description
The University of California Santa Cruz is entering into master service agreements with three hotels: Best Western All Suites Hotel, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and Fairfield Inn & Suites in the City of Santa Cruz (project) in order to provide group room reservations for students during the 2022 - 2023 academic year. The master service agreements would provide up to 90 rooms per hotel at pre-negotiated rates and fees including the payment of applicable city, California tourism and Tourism Marketing District (TMD) assessment fees.

Contact Information

Name
Erika Carpenter
Agency Name
University of California Santa Cruz
Job Title
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Santa Cruz
Counties
Santa Cruz
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Ocean St. and Soquel Ave.; Second St. and Front St.; Mission St. and Western Dr.
Zip
95060
Total Acres
--
State Highways
Highway 1
Railways
Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line
Airports
n/a
Schools
n/a
Other Location Info
The project location is at three hotels: Best Western All Suites Hotel is located at 500 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; La Quinta Inn & Suites is located at 550 Second Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; and Fairfield Inn & Suites is located at 2956 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, Class 1: Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
All hotels are located within four miles of the University’s main residential campus and in proximity to transit. The provision of rooms at existing hotels with no expansion of the existing use is categorically exempt from CEQA under Class 1, Existing Facilities (CEQA Guidelines Section 15301). The project does not include development in an environmentally sensitive area, a hazardous waste site, or a historic resource. In addition, the project would not result in damage to scenic resources or result in significant cumulative impacts. Therefore, none of the exceptions to this exemption apply.

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