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COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 16
Meeting Date: May 23, 2000
Mitigated Negative Declaration for Sand Creek Road
Submitted by: John Stevenson/S. Gronlund
Jon Elam, City
of a Resolution certifying the Mitigated Negative Declaration and adopting
the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for the Sand Creek Road
Project, CIP Project No. 336-3061.
May 25, 1999 by Resolution No. 99-127 the Council approved the environmental
consultant’s contract for Sand Creek Road with Jerry Haag, Urban Planner.
accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA"),
the CEQA guidelines, and the City of Brentwood guidelines, a Mitigated
Negative Declaration was prepared to address the potential environmental
effects for the roadway project, Sand Creek Road.
This project is shown on the Circulation Plan of the City of Brentwood
General Plan and in the 2000-2005 Capital Improvement Program.
The Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration was prepared by
Jerry Haag, Consulting Planner for the City.
As required by CEQA, the Initial Study relies extensively on impacts
and mitigation measures contained in the Environmental Impact Report certified
in 1993 (State Clearinghouse No. 92063113) to assess impacts associated
with the adoption of the Brentwood General Plan.
All of the mitigation measures as outlined in the Negative Declaration
will be provided for in the contract plans and specifications for the
project. A Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program was also prepared
by Jerry Haag in accordance with CEQA and Implementing Guidelines, and
will be implemented for the project as well.
proposed project is consistent with the Land Use Element of the General
Plan. The Sand Creek Road
project will provide a connection between the new Highway 4 Bypass and
RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD CERTIFYING THE
MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND ADOPTING THE MITIGATION MONITORING
AND REPORTING PROGRAM FOR THE SAND CREEK ROADWAY PROJECT, CIP NO. 336-3061
WHEREAS, the Brentwood
General Plan Circulation Policy Number 1.1 states that the City should
"implement the improvements in the Circulation System Map";
WHEREAS, the Brentwood
General Plan Conservation/Open Space Policy Number 7.2.1 states the City
should "encourage new development to consider effects on the ecosystem
in their plan and propose mitigation to potential effects on the biological
WHEREAS, the Sand Creek
Road Project is consistent with the Circulation Plan of the Brentwood
General Plan; and
WHEREAS, the Initial
Study relies on impact analysis and mitigation measures contained in the
environmental Impact Report certified in 1993 (State Clearinghouse No.
92063113) which was prepared to assess impacts associated with the adoption
of the Brentwood General Plan; and
WHEREAS, a Mitigated
Negative Declaration ("MND") has been prepared, publicized,
circulated and reviewed in accordance with the California Environmental
Quality Act (Cal. Pub. Res. Code sections 21000 et
seq., "CEQA") and the State CEQA guidelines (Cal. Code Regs,
Title 17, sections 15000 et seq.,
"CEQA Guidelines"); and
the City has reviewed and considered the verbal and written information
provided by interested parties as well as the information provided in
the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (“MND”).
The MND reflects the Council’s independent judgement; and
WHEREAS, the mitigation
measures listed in the MND shall be made conditions of project approval
to ensure that the project will not have significant effect on the environment.
A Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program has also been prepared
in accordance with CEQA and Implementing Guidelines.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of Brentwood that the City hereby
certifies the Mitigated Negative Declaration as complete, adequate and
in compliance with CEQA, and
hereby adopts the associated Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program
for the Sand Creek Road Project, CIP No. 336-3061.
by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at a regular meeting on the
23rd day of May 2000 by the following vote:
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