The Valley Springs News

Notice of Availability and Notice of Intent
To Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration

for the Schaad Road Bridge Replacement Project

 

In compliance with Section 15072 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, notification is hereby given to responsible agencies, trustee agencies, interest groups and the general public that the Calaveras County Department of Public Works proposes to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the Schaad Road over Forest Creek Bridge Project.

 

The County has prepared an Initial Study to evaluate potential impacts to the environment from implementation of the proposed project. Based on the results of the Initial Study, The County staff determined that with implementation of the mitigation measures as noted in the Initial Study, the project would not have a significant impact on the environment. The proposed project involves replacing a structurally deficient bridge with a new structure, and all potential environmental impacts that may result with implementation of the project can be mitigated to less than significant levels.

 

The MND and supporting attachments are available for review by the general public at the offices of the Calaveras County Public Works, 891 Mountain Road, San Andreas, CA  95249 and on the web at: http://www.co.calaveras.ca.us/Portals/0/Documents/BRLO%205930%20%28067%29%20-%20ISMND%20draft_July%202017.pdf. 

 

The proposed MND will undergo a 30-day public review period during which time comments will be received staring Friday July 14, 2017 and ending Monday August 14, 2017.  Comments responding to the adequacy and appropriateness of the MND should be sent to the County at the address below:

Calaveras County Public Works Department

891 Mountain Ranch Road

San Andreas, California 95249

Attn: Tina Sok, Calaveras County – Project Manager

 

Commenters wishing to appeal the decision to prepare an MND must specifically state this intention in their letter.

 

Project Location: 

The project encompasses an approximately 4.54-acre area located 400 feet south of the intersection of Schaad Road and Fischer Ranch Road, in unincorporated, northeast Calaveras County. The community of West Point, which is located along California State Route (SR) 26, is approximately 6 miles to the west.  

 

Project Description: 

* The Calaveras County Public Works Department proposes to replace the existing Schaad Road Bridge over Forest Creek with a new bridge that would cross the creek approximately 65 feet west (downstream) of the existing bridge alignment, and realigning the bridge approaches to eliminate the 90 degree turn south of the existing bridge.  The new bridge would be approximately 75-foot-long, 23.3-foot-wide cast-in-place pre-stressed concrete box girder single span bridge. The structure would accommodate a 20-foot-wide travel way between two traffic barriers. The proposed vertical alignment and north approach roadway would remain approximately the same as the existing bridge. The south approach roadway would begin at a higher elevation than the existing approach and it would decline in elevation as it nears the bridge.

 

* The approach improvements to Schaad Road would extend approximately 150 feet to the southwest and 200 feet to the north of the bridge. The proposed roadway width would consist of a transition from an 11-foot-wide to 20-foot-wide travel way with additional 10-foot-wide approach turnouts off the ends of the bridge, and guardrails along the edges of the roadway for safety. 

 

* Phased construction would be implemented to maintain through traffic for the duration of construction. Project construction is anticipated to begin in the spring, sometime between the years of 2020 and 2023. Construction is anticipated to be completed in the fall of the following year.

 

Project CEQA Contact:  Tina Sok, (209) 754-6401

 Published: July 14 & 21, 2017   VSN




PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


LEAD AGENCY:   Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

2016-520 APPEAL by Huy Pham of the Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application for APN: 046-001-015  The site is located at 6360 De Los Angeles Rd., Campo Seco, in the SW 1/4 of Section 15, T04N, R10E, MDM.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on July 27, 2017, at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced appeal.  The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Commission, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays.  Miguel Contreras is the project planner and can be reached at (209) 754-6394.  Planning Commission staff reports are made available for public viewing online at http://www.co.calaveras.ca.us/cc/Departments/PlanningDepartment/PlanningCommission.aspx on the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting.  The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies. 

 

Published:  July 14, 2017    VSN

 

 

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

LEAD AGENCY:  Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

2016-534 APPEAL by Matthew Clark on behalf of BLB Collaborative Farms, Farrington Thomas President, of the Planning Commission’s Denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 5938 Southworth Road, Valley Springs, T4N, R10E, Sec. 32. APN: 048-025-105.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on July 25, 2017, at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced appeal.  The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Board, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays. Board of Supervisors agenda is available online http.//bos.calaveras.gov.us. at noon on the Friday prior to the meeting.  The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies. 

 

Published:  July 14, 2017   VSN

 

 

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

LEAD AGENCY:  Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

2016-561 APPEAL by Patrick Goggin on behalf of Ray Moore of the Planning Commission’s Denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 6216 Trout Lane, Mountain Ranch, T5N, R13E, Sec. 35.  APN: 021-010-030.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on July 25, 2017, at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced appeal.  The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Board, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays. Board of Supervisors agenda is available online http://bos.calaverasgov.us.  at noon on the Friday prior to the meeting. The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies. 

 

Published:  July 14, 2017   VSN

 

 

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

LEAD AGENCY:  Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

2016-693 APPEAL by Ismael Silva of the Planning Commission’s Denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 8454 Cave City Road, Mountain Ranch, T4N, R13E, Sec. 10.  APN: 036-012-014.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on July 25, 2017, at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced appeal.  The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Board, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays. Board of Supervisors agenda is available online http://bos.calaverasgov.us.  at noon on the Friday prior to the meeting. The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies. 

 

Published – July 14, 2017    VSN

 

 

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PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

LEAD AGENCY:  Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

2016-970 APPEAL by Greg Serobyan of the Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application for APN: 020-013-043  The site is located at 19890 Rose Ct.,  Mountain Ranch in the NE 1/4 of Section 15, T05N, R13E, MDM.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on July 27, 2017, at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced appeal.  The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Commission, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays.  Miguel Contreras is the project planner and can be reached at (209) 754-6394.  Planning Commission staff reports are made available for public viewing online at http://www.co.calaveras.ca.us/cc/Departments/PlanningDepartment/PlanningCommission.aspx on the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting.  The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies. 

 

Published:  July 14, 2017    VSN

 

 

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PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

LEAD AGENCY:  Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

RECONSIDERATION of 2016-1123 APPEAL of Planning Directors Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application 2016-106 for APN: 044-006-028 Adrian Lambie, on behalf of Ralph Calderon and Mountain Farms, Inc., is requesting reconsideration of the denial by the Planning Commission of the appeal of the denial of application 2016-106 for medical commercial cannabis cultivation registration.  The site is located at 833 State Route 49, Suites A-C, San Andreas, T4N, R12E, Sec. 22.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on July 27, 2017, at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced reconsideration request.  The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Commission, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays. Peter Maurer is the project planner and can be reached at (209) 754-6394.  Planning Commission staff reports are made available for public viewing online at http://www.co.calaveras.ca.us/cc/Departments/PlanningDepartment/PlanningCommission.aspx on the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting.  The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies. 

 

Published:  July 14, 2017   VSN

 

 

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

LEAD AGENCY:  Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

2017-006 ZONING AMENDMENT AND NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR JED RICHARDSON

 

The applicant is requesting approval of a Zoning Amendment to change the zoning of the subject property from RR-5 (Rural Residential-5 acre minimum) to RA (Residential Agriculture). The subject property is 12.85 acres and located at 7653 Cave City Rd, APNs 036-031-020 and 036-031-021. The two parcels have recently been merged through a lot line adjustment; a new, single APN has not yet been assigned.

 

A Negative Declaration was prepared and was available for review from April 12, 2017 through May 2, 2017.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced project. The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Board, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays. Board of Supervisors agenda is available online http://bos.calaverasgov.us at noon on the Friday prior to the meeting. The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies.  

 

Published:  July 14, 2017   VSN       

 

 

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

2017-046 APPEAL of Planning Commission Denial of Appeal 2016-046 for the rejection of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application Steve Snowden is appealing the Planning Commission’s denial of 2017-046, which is an appeal of the Planning Director’s rejection of a commercial cannabis cultivation registration application. The site is located at 1400 Vineyard Terrace, Murphys, CA, Sec. 09, T3N, R14E, APN 68-003-079.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on July 25, 2017, at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced appeal.  The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Board, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays. Board of Supervisors agenda is available online http://bos.calaverasgov.us at noon on the Friday prior to the meeting.    The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies. 

 Published:  July 14, 2017    VSNINVITATION TO BID

Removal and Replacement of Roofs

 
The County of Calaveras is currently soliciting bids for the removal and replacement of roofs at the Calaveras County buildings A, D, & E.


Each bid shall specify each and every item as set forth in the Proposal Specifications. Any and all  exceptions must be clearly stated in the bid. Failure to set forth any item in the specifications shall be grounds for rejection. The County of Calaveras reserves the right to reject all bids and to waive any non-material informalities.

 

Bids must be received at the County Administrative Office no later than noon, Friday, August 4, 2017.  Faxed proposals will not be accepted.

 

Bidders are cautioned to read the specifications and be sure to quote items which meet specifications. Failure to meet specifications for services will cause the County to not accept the  services and no payments will be made.

 

Please view the complete RFP at http://calaverasgov.us/

 

For Questions or a paper copy of the Request for Proposal please contact:

County Administrative Office Government Center,

891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95249.

Phone: 209.754.6025

Fax: 209.754.6316

kosborn@co.calaveras.ca.us

 

Published: July 12 & 14, 2017   VSN


NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION

 

LEAD AGENCY:   Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

 

2016-002 Tentative Parcel Map for West Point Dollar General:

The applicant is requesting approval of a Tentative Parcel Map to divide a 4.42-acre parcel into two (2) separate legal parcels.  The purpose of the land division is to accommodate a Dollar General store planned to be constructed on proposed parcel 1.  The vacant property has a General Plan land use designation of Community Center and is zoned C2 (General Commercial).   The project will be accessed via a proposed access and public utilities easement extending from an existing driveway on Highway 26. In addition, the applicant has made a request for a road modification to reduce the standards for on-site road improvements required by the County Road Ordinance.  The initial study has been further revised to analyze potential project related impacts to aesthetics, noise, and greenhouse gas emissions in addition to making mandatory findings of significance.  The subject property is located at on Highway 26 in West Point. APN: 008-016-009 is a portion of Block 4, Lot 12, Por. Lot 3.  The department recommends approval of the mitigated negative declaration. 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Planning Department has prepared a Negative Declaration, pursuant to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), for the above described project.

 

EXTENDED PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD: A 30 day public review period for the Mitigated Negative Declaration will commence on July 7, 2017 through August 7, 2017 for interested individuals and public agencies to submit written comments on the document.  Any written comments on the Negative Declaration must be received at the above address within the public review period. Comments can also be made during the public hearing.  Copies of the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study are available for review at the above address or by contacting the Gina Kathan in the Planning Department.

 

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Commission, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays.  Copies of the project file and staff report can be purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies.

 

Published:  July 7, 2017    VSN