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Controversial Tahoe developments, snow removal on Placer supes agenda

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What: Placer County Supervisors meeting

When: Starts at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20

Where: North Tahoe Event Center, Kings Beach

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KINGS BEACH, Calif. — Several updates on Tahoe projects — including the controversial North Shore ridgeline campground proposal — are slated for next week’s Placer County Supervisors meeting in Kings Beach.

According to the Tuesday, Oct. 20, meeting agenda, county staff will update the board on the Brockway Campground, which proposes 550 campsites and amenities on a 104-acre parcel near Brockway Summit, above Kings Beach.

Staff will also provide updates to several proposed developments in Olympic Valley, including the Village at Squaw Valley Specific Plan and the Alpine Meadows-Squaw Valley base-to-base gondola.

The items are intended to be informational; the board will not take action any projects.

The meeting begins at 9 a.m. at the North Tahoe Event Center, 8318 North Lake Blvd. in Kings Beach, marking one of the few times throughout the year the board travels to Tahoe instead of having meetings down the hill in Auburn.

Regarding the campground, Tuesday’s update comes after the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board heard a presentation on the project late last month.

There, residents and regional officials raised concerns including traffic and public safety, potential environmental impacts and the project’s compliance with TRPA’s 2012 Regional Plan Update.

Since the proposed project falls within the jurisdiction of both TRPA and Placer County, both will conduct full environmental reviews, a process expected to take at least a year to complete.

Tuesday’s agenda is packed with Tahoe-specific items. Supervisors also will be asked to OK a contract worth $717,862 for snow removal services in the Placer County Tahoe Area for the next three winters.

As previously reported, supervisors are expected to vote on the 2015 North Lake Tahoe Tourism Master Plan, which has been led by the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association.

Staff will also make a presentation on the draft “North Lake Tahoe Town Centers Economic Develop Incentive Program and Implementation Plan.”

Visit bit.ly/1hGOW7n to download a full PDF of the agenda.