Westgard Shoulder Protection Project, Amendment and Transfer of Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-INY-15275-R6


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Document Title
Westgard Shoulder Protection Project, Amendment and Transfer of Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-INY-15275-R6
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has amended and transferred Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-INY-15275-R6, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the California Department of Transportation as represented by Katie Rodriguez. The project is limited to the installation of reinforcements where an ephemeral drainage crosses the road at several locations. The project amendment is limited to: (A) the modification of the original project design at 10 locations, (B) changes to Agreement measures associated with staging, and (C) the transfer of the Agreement from Forest Becket to Katie Rodriguez. Amended project activities include the excavation and disturbance of a collective 0.22 acres of permanent impacts accompanying 108.1 linear feet of channel, and 0.71 acres of temporary impacts accompanying 341.2 linear feet of channel, the installation of concrete erosion control structures at each location’s road edge, and the remediation of the locations to pre-project contour or better where temporary impacts will occur

Contact Information

Andrew Chambers
Agency Name
Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Parcel #
016-160-03-00, 016-160-04-00, and 016-160-05-00

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 1; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section (15301)
Reasons for Exemption
In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this project amendment is categorically exempt from CEQA review pursuant to Section 15301, Class 1, as the project as amended consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The proposed amendment and project activities described within meet the requirements of these exemptions; therefore no further CEQA review is required.
County Clerk


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