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File #: 15-00746    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Passed
File created: In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 9/15/2015 Final action: 9/15/2015
Title: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water agency, Consider recommendations regarding the Cloudseeding Program 2015-2016, as follows: a) Approve the 2015-2016 Cloudseeding Program and authorize the Chair to execute the agreement with North American Weather Consultants (not a local vendor) for cloudseeding for the period of October 19, 2015 through June 30, 2016 unless earlier terminated, in an amount not to exceed $395,700.00; b) Consider the 2015 Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration 13NGD-00000-00011 which the Board adopted on October 15, 2013; and c) After considering the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the 2015 Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration, determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162(a) that no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration is required for this project because: 1) No substantial changes are proposed in the project which require major revisions of the Mitigated Negative ...
Sponsors: PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, WATER AGENCY
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Cloudseeding Agreement, 3. 2015 Addendum to 13NGD-00000-00011

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Acting as the Board of Directors, Water agency,

 

Consider recommendations regarding the Cloudseeding Program 2015-2016, as follows:

 

a) Approve the 2015-2016 Cloudseeding Program and authorize the Chair to execute the agreement with North American Weather Consultants (not a local vendor) for cloudseeding for the period of October 19, 2015 through June 30, 2016 unless earlier terminated, in an amount not to exceed $395,700.00;

 

b) Consider the 2015 Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration 13NGD-00000-00011 which the Board adopted on October 15, 2013; and

 

c) After considering the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the 2015 Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration, determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162(a) that no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration is required for this project because: 1) No substantial changes are proposed in the project which require major revisions of the Mitigated Negative Declaration; 2) No substantial changes have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which the project is undertaken which require major revisions of the Mitigated Negative Declaration; and 3) No new information of substantial importance concerning the project’s significant effects or mitigation measures exists which was not known and could not have been known with the exercise of reasonable diligence at the time that the Mitigated Negative Declaration was adopted on October 15, 2013.