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File #: 20-722    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/28/2020 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 8/18/2020 Final action:
Title: 10:30 A.M. - Appeal to Board of Supervisors, AB 20-01 of Major Use Permit (UP 19-05) and Initial Study (IS 19-09) (APN 009-021-07)
Sponsors: Community Development
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Vicinity Map, 2. Exhibit B - Application Including Appellant's Attachments, 3. Exhibit C - PC Staff Report with Attachments (February 24, 2020), 4. Exhibit D - PC Minutes from April 23, 2020 Public Hearing, 5. Exhibit E - Letters of Support, 6. Exhibit F - Letters of Concern, 7. Exhibit G - Applicant's (Scotts Valley Band of Pomo) Response to Appeal AB 20-01, 8. Exhibit H - Project Description Packet, 9. Exhibit I - LCCC Letter Opposing Appeal, 10. Letters of Support_EnteredbyClerk08142020, 11. Public Comment_Key Lease Corporation EN signed letter on bioenergy production facility_enteredbyclerk08172020, 12. Public Comment_Roberts-Supervisors. Comment Letter on Red Hills BioEnergy Project_enteredbyclerk08172020
Memorandum


Date: August 18, 2020

To: The Honorable Moke Simon, Chair, Lake County Board of Supervisors

From: Scott De Leon, Interim Community Development Director
Toccarra Thomas, Deputy Director
Mark Roberts, Principal Planner
Victor Fernandez, Assistant Planner

Subject: Appeal to Board of Supervisors, AB 20-01 of Major Use Permit, UP 19-05 and Initial Study, IS 19-09 (APN 009-021-07)

Exhibits: A. Vicinity Map
B. AB 20-01 Application including Appellant's Attachments
C. Planning Commission Staff Report with Attachments (February 24, 2020)
D. Planning Commission Minutes from April 23, 2020 Public Hearing
E. Letters of Support
F. Letters of Concern
G. Applicant's (Scotts Valley Band of Pomo) Response to Appeal AB 20-01
H. Project Description Packet
I. Lake County Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) Letter (August 5, 2020)

Executive Summary: (include fiscal and staffing impact narrative):

The Appellant, Clint Nelson, is appealing the Planning Commission's April 23, 2020 decision to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration and approve a Major Use Permit (Files No. UP 19-05 and IS 19-09), which if approved would allow for the development of a small-scale bioenergy production facility using the Artis system at 7130 Red Hills Rd., Kelseyville (APN 009-021-07).

Background

On February 11, 2019 Thomas Jordan (Tribal Administrator for Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians) submitted a Major Use Permit application for a Power Generation Facility located at 7130 Red Hills Rd., Kelseyville.

On April 23, 2020, the Planning Commission approved Major Use Permit (UP 19-05) located at 7130 Red Hills Rd., Kelseyville, CA. The Planning Commission found that the Initial Study (IS 19-09) for the project parcel would not have a significant impact on the environment with the incorporated mitigation measures and adopted a Mitigated Negative Declaration. The project proposes the development of a small-scale bioenergy facility us...

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