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File #: 22-00491    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/13/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: Consider recommendations regarding an agreement with Beacon West Consulting and a budget allocation from the State of California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) for the abandonment of pipeline Line 96, Third District, as follows: a) Approve, and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Beacon West Energy Group, LLC, dba Beacon West Consulting, in the amount of $582,400.00 to formally abandon the decommissioned pipeline Line 96, also known as Venoco Line 1306, in accordance with the Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) specifications; b) Adopt a Resolution to authorize the Director of the General Services Department to accept a Legislative Investment/Pass Through allocation of $550,000.00 from the State of California DTSC to fund the formal abandonment of Line 96; c) Authorize the Director of General Services to execute documents required by DTSC for administration and management of this allocation; and d) Find that the recommended actions are exempt from the ...
Sponsors: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A: Agreement with Beacon West, 3. Attachment B: Resolution, 4. Attachment C: CEQA NOE, 5. Executed Agreement, 6. Adopted Resolution, 7. Minute Order, 8. Posted NOE

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Consider recommendations regarding an agreement with Beacon West Consulting and a budget allocation from the State of California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) for the abandonment of pipeline Line 96, Third District, as follows:

 

a) Approve, and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Beacon West Energy Group, LLC, dba Beacon West Consulting, in the amount of $582,400.00 to formally abandon the decommissioned pipeline Line 96, also known as Venoco Line 1306, in accordance with the Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) specifications;

 

b) Adopt a Resolution to authorize the Director of the General Services Department to accept a Legislative Investment/Pass Through allocation of $550,000.00 from the State of California DTSC to fund the formal abandonment of Line 96;

 

c) Authorize the Director of General Services to execute documents required by DTSC for administration and management of this allocation; and

 

d) Find that the recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, finding that the actions consist of the minor alteration of existing facilities involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use, and Sections 15307 and 15308 because the actions are undertaken at the direction of a regulatory agency to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of a natural resource and the environment where the regulatory process involves procedures for protection of the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption (NOE) on that basis.