Middle Mile Broadband Network Project 29 (Project), Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-KER-36761-R4 (SAA)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Document Title
Middle Mile Broadband Network Project 29 (Project), Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-KER-36761-R4 (SAA)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
On 2/2/2024, CDFW executed the SAA pursuant to Fish and Game Code 1600 et seq., and the Project authorized by the SAA will be carried out by the California Department of Technology. The Project involves activities related to installation of the state-owned Middle Mile Broadband Network across streams including site preparation (clearing and grubbing), trenching, plowing, and backfilling of excavated areas. The SAA includes conditions governing authorized activities such as necessary reasonable measures to avoid, minimize, and mitigate impacts to fish and wildlife resources.

Contact Information

Dylan Burkey
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Other Location Info
The Project will occur within multiple unnamed ephemeral streams along State Route 58, approximately 5 miles west of the community of Boron, between Post Mile R138.0 and Post Mile R121.6, in eastern Kern County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Code of Regulations, Title 14, section 15269, subdivision (b); Public Resources Code, section 21080.51
Reasons for Exemption
CDFW has concluded that the issuance of the SAA meets the qualifying criteria set forth in Public Resources Code section 21080.51, subdivision (a)(1 – 5.). CDFW’s conclusion is supported by the activities authorized by and the conditions described in the SAA.
County Clerk


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