Early Learning Center Project Initial Study

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2023020521
Lead Agency
Los Banos Unified School District
Document Title
Early Learning Center Project Initial Study
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Vacant land adjacent to existing school site; Zoning: P-F (Public Facilities); General Plan: Civic/Institutional
Document Description
The Los Banos Unified School District (District) is proposing to construct and operate the Early Learning Center Project (project) on 4.58 acres located at the southwest corner of East B Street and Place Road in the City of Los Banos, Merced County, California. The project will primarily serve Transitional Kindergarten (TK) students in the District and is needed as a result of the implementation of universal TK in California. The project will also serve Pre-K students. Facilities proposed as part of the project include five classroom buildings, an office/multi-purpose building, playground areas with shade structures, grass-turfed play areas, and other related hardscape and landscape features. The total number of classrooms is 19, of which 15 will be used for TK students and four will be used for Pre-K students. The project will serve 300 students, with 150 attending in the morning and 150 attending in the afternoon. The project will employ 52 faculty and staff. Construction of the project will begin in spring 2024 and is anticipated to be completed and operational by August 2025.

Contact Information

Name
Sherry Munday
Agency Name
Los Banos Unified School District
Job Title
Facilities & Special Projects Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Los Banos
Counties
Merced
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
East B Street and Place Road
Zip
93635
Total Acres
4.58
Jobs
52
Parcel #
428-030-022
State Highways
SR 152, SR 33, SR 165
Railways
CFNR
Airports
no
Schools
Los Banos Junior High School, Grasslands Elementary School
Waterways
GWD San Luis Canal, GWD Santa Fe Canal, CCID Main Canal
Township
10S
Range
10E
Section
13
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Education, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Development Types
Educational (Public School Facilities Development )
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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