Notice of Availability Tahoe Cross-Count

96145 | 06/05/2020 | Ad id: 7-0000587705-01

Notice of Availability Tahoe Cross-Country Lodge Replacement and Expansion Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) California State Clearinghouse No. 2018062045 Pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requirements, Tahoe City Public Utility District (TCPUD) is the lead agency for preparation of an EIR for the Tahoe Cross-Country Lodge Replacement and Expansion Project (Project). Project Description: The proposed Project involves relocating, expanding, and adaptively reconstructing the historic Schilling residence into a new building, with construction of associated improvements, including a driveway and parking lot, utilities, landscaping, and outdoor community areas. The proposed Project would relocate the functions and operations of the Tahoe Cross-Country Center (Existing Lodge) to a new location. No changes are proposed to the existing Highlands Park trail system or adjacent trails on state property. Implementation of the proposed Project would require development on a portion of property currently owned by the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy). The affected parcel is part of a separate and larger land exchange being contemplated by TCPUD and the Conservancy, the environmental impacts of which are considered in the Draft EIR. Project Location: The Project is located northeast of Tahoe City in Placer County. The Project site is off Polaris Road adjacent to the North Tahoe Middle School and North Tahoe High School. The Existing Lodge is located at 925 Country Club Drive, less than 1/2 mile east of the proposed Project site. Both sites are located in the Highlands Community. Public Review and Comment Period: The Draft EIR is available for public review beginning on June 5, 2020. Comments should be submitted on or before July 24, 2020. Written comments may be sent by postal or electronic mail to: Tahoe City Public Utility District Kim Boyd, Senior Management Analyst PO Box 5249, Tahoe City, CA 96145 Email: Email Me (Subject Line: Tahoe XC Draft EIR) Copies of the Draft EIR: Because the TCPUD offices are closed to public access due to the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, one paper copy of the document will be left outside the Administrative office at 221 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City, California during business hours Monday-Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Digital copies can be downloaded from: Public Meeting: An opportunity to provide oral comments on the project and Draft EIR is scheduled for Friday, July 17, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Please refer to the meeting agenda during the week prior to the meeting for updated information on participation details at the following link: Publication: June 5, 2020 Ad #0000587705