Reclamation District 1500 2023 Routine Maintenance


SCH Number
Public Agency
Reclamation District 1500
Document Title
Reclamation District 1500 2023 Routine Maintenance
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The program of routine maintenance includes, but is not limited to, all mowing, burning, vegetation pruning, fallen or hazardous tree removal, road grading, minor earthwork repairs and the placement of rock revetment on Reclamation District 1500's flood control levees, as well as any other similar activities that are needed to meet standards established by applicable law. Unit I The Sacramento River levee and unit 2 the Sutter Bypass levees are part of the federal Sacramento River Flood Control Project and have been turned over to Reclamation District 1500 for operation and maintenance. These levees protect residents, property, infrastructure, Crop Storage facilities. And habitat in the Sutter Basin area. In addition, the District undertakes the operation and maintenance of Canals, Drains and pumping plants in the Sutter Basin area.

Contact Information

Roger Cornwell
Agency Name
Reclamation District 1500
Job Title
General Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Sacramento River Levees Unit 1 and Bypass levees Unit 2 as well as Canals, Drains, and Pumping Facilities

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15061(b)(3), 15304(f), and 15262
Reasons for Exemption
15061(b)(3) - Under the common sense exemption that these excavations of previously disturbed soils and fill materials will not have any significant effect to the environment. 15304(f) - This activity is consistent with minor trenching and backfilling where the surface is restored. 15262. Feasibility and Planning Studies. A project involving only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the agency, board, or commission has not approved, adopted, or funded does not require the preparation of an EIR or negative declaration but does require consideration of environmental factors. This section does not apply to the adoption of a plan that will have a legally binding effect on later activities.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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