Dixon Ranch Subdivision Presented to Angry Neighbors in El Dorado Hills
Cris Alarcon, PRpond, June 29, 2012On June 27, 2012, The applicant of the Dixon Ranch project, Joel Korotkin, presented the project to the public. The proposed Dixon Ranch residential development is generally located on the south side of Green Valley Road just southeast of Malcolm Dixon Road in the El Dorado Hills area, the project proposes to develop approximately 280.27 acres creating 714 residential lots and 84.1 acres of open space including parks and landscape lots.
This was followed by a presentation by LSA's Kelly Jackson regarding the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) would be prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act. LSA is a consultant hired by El Dorado County specilizing in EIR prepairation.
LSA will complete the EIR for Dixon Ranch which would include preparation of an Initial Study to identify project impacts; preparation of a Notice of Preparation for distribution to government agencies; conduct a technical analysis of all comments following the 30-day comment period; preparation of an Administrative Draft EIR for review by the County; preparation of a screen check Draft EIR for final review by the County; preparation of the Public Review Draft EIR for distribution by the County to the public and agencies; preparation of an administrative draft response to comments following the 45- day Draft EIR review period for review by the County; preparation of a screen check response to comments for review by the County; preparation of the final response to comments and the Final EIR with an Errata; and preparation of Statement of Findings of Fact for each significant impact and a Statement of Overriding Considerations. In addition, LSA would also prepare a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program as required to monitor impact mitigation measures during and following project implementation. LSA would be attending all required public hearings and conduct coordination as necessary. A $10,000 contingency is included to cover any additional scope items subject to County staff approval.