PC-2 EIR available to public
The Draft Environmental Impact Report for Truckee’s Planned Community 2 became available for public review last week.
The document has been prepared to address the potential environmental impacts of land development occurring on the 789-acre site located on both sides of Highway 89 North immediately north of Interstate 80.
Development proposed for the site includes a mix of commercial, lodging, residential, golf course and open space.
Proposed public uses include a middle school, park, roads and trail system.
Potential significant environmental impacts discussed in the EIR include land use, traffic, noise, air quality, geologic hazard, hazardous materials, biological resources, water quality, wetland resources, prehistoric and historic resources, visual resources, lighting, school facilities, domestic water resources, solid waste and affordable housing.
The draft EIR is available for review at Truckee Town Hall, the Truckee Branch Library and on the internet at http://www.pacificmunicipal.com.
A limited number of copies will be available for check out from the Truckee Library.
A reproducible original will be on file at the Copy Center, 11429 Donner Pass Road, where copies may be purchased.
A CD-ROM version of the document may be purchased for $15 from Town Hall.
Volume II, the traffic modeling calculations, is available for reference at Town Hall and the library.
Comments on the Draft EIR must be made in writing and must be received by the town no later than June 15 at 5 p.m. Comments should be directed to:
Tony Lashbrook, Community Development Director
Town of Truckee
11570 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
Fax: (530) 582-7710
Comments should address the sufficiency of the Draft EIR in identifying and analyzing the possible impacts of the project on the environment and the ways the significant impacts on the environment may be avoided or mitigated.
The Truckee Town Council and the Planning Commission will conduct an informational workshop on the Draft EIR on Tuesday, May 16 at 5 p.m. at Town Hall.
The EIR team will provide a summary of their findings at the workshop and will answer questions regarding the document.
Information regarding the EIR and the Planned Community 2 Specific Plan review process may be obtained by calling Town Hall at (530) 582-7876.
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