Conservancy Board Approves Funding for West Shore Forest Health Projects

Kings Beach, Calif. The California Tahoe Conservancy Board today authorized $414,074 to the California Department of Parks and Recreation for projects that improve forest health and reduce the risk of wildfire at Tahoe State Recreation Area and Ed Z’Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park. The funding is the first allocation of more than $6.8 million in Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act funds awarded to the Conservancy at last year’s Presidential Summit.

“On the eve of the ten-year anniversary of the devastating Angora Fire, today’s action to reduce the risk of future wildfires feels especially important,” said John Hooper, the Conservancy’s Vice Chairman of the Board.

The Board also awarded $20,000 to the League to Save Lake Tahoe for its Eyes on the Lake Program which trains volunteers to identify and report new or spreading aquatic invasive plant infestations in and around Lake Tahoe. The grant is part of the Conservancy’s new “Plates for Projects” summertime campaign which partners with local organizations to jointly promote Lake Tahoe License Plates and projects funded using License Plate revenue. More information on the campaign and this year’s partnership can be found here: www.keeptahoeblue.org/platesforprojects.

The Board also approved several long-term agreements with El Dorado County and the City of South Lake Tahoe for projects that will purify water flowing into Lake Tahoe and restore a heavily degraded section of Bijou Park Creek.

In addition to the projects in south shore, the Board approved the sale of development rights necessary to support the long-awaited Tahoe City Lodge Project, the first new hotel built in Tahoe City in decades and a flagship project of Placer County’s Area Plan.

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Board Materials Archives

2017 Board Meeting Materials

December 7, 2017

Agenda

Item 2 – September Meeting Minutes
Item 4 – Executive Director’s Report
Item 6a – 2017 Conservancy Highlights
Item 6b – Strategic Planning Process and Schedule
Item 6c – Status of Projects and Partnerships in Placer County

Item 6d – Tahoe Keys Property Owners Association Corporation Yard Relocation

Item 6e – South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail Phase 1b and 2 Project Update

 Item 8a – North Shore Sugar Pine Restoration for Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak Recovery

Item 9a – Conservancy Executive Director Compensation

Item 9b – Conservancy Chair and Vice-Chair Election

Item 9c – Committee Selection and Assignments

Item 9d – Conservancy Board Policies and Procedures


 

September 21, 2017

Agenda – September 21, 2017

Item 2 – Minutes

Item 5 – Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a – Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Development Rights Strategic Initiative Process

Item 7b – Status of Conservancy Asset Land at 2070 Lake Tahoe Boulevard

Item 7c – Status of Projects and Partnerships with El Dorado County

Item 7d – Lake Tahoe West Restoration Partnership Update

Item 8a – Proposition 1, Round 2 Grant Awards

Item 8b – Joint Powers Agreement with the Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Item 8c – Land Management Classifications


June 15, 2017

Agenda – June 15, 2017

Minutes of January 13, 2017 Meeting

Minutes of March 16, 2017 Meeting

Executive Director’s Report

7. Presentation and Update Items

7. US 50/South Shore Community Revitalization Project

8. Consent Items

8.a. State Parks Fuels Reduction and Understory Burning Project Grant

Attachment 1

Attachment 2a

Attachment 2b

8.b. Lake Tahoe West National Forest Foundation Grant

Attachment 1

Attachment 2

Attachment 3 NOE

Exhibit A

8.c. Second Street Basin License Agreement

Attachment 1

Attachment 2

Attachment 3 NOE

Exhibit A

8.d. South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail Project Phase 1a Additional Drainage Construction

Attachment 1

Attachment 2

8.e. Tahoe Pines Campground Restoration and Access Project Grant

Attachment 1

Attachment 2

9. Annual Program Authorizations and Update Items

9.a Fiscal Year 2017/18 Work Program and Budget

9.b. Annual Planning Authorization

Attachment 1

9.c. Annual Land Management Authorization

Attachment 1

11. Project Authorizations

11.a. Conservancy Land Bank Sale and Transfer of Tourist Accommodation Units

Attachment 1

Exhibit A

Exhibit B

Exhibit C

Attachment 2a

Attachment 2b

Attachment 2c

Attachment 3

Attachment 4

Attachment 5

Attachment 5 Exhibit A

11.b. Plates for Projects Grant Award

Attachment 1

Attachment 2

12. License Agreement Authorizations

12.a. Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project License Agreement

Attachment 1

Attachment 2

Attachment 3

Attachment 4

Attachment 4 Exhibit A

12.b. Bijou Park Creek Watershed Management/Southwest Corner Project License Agreement

Attachment 1

Attachment 1 Exhibit A

Attachment 2

Attachment 3

Attachment 4

Attachment 5

Attachment 5 Exhibit A

 

March 16th, 2017

Agenda March 16, 2017

Minutes of December 8, 2016

Executive Director’s Report

Discussion Items

7.a Placer County Area Plan Update

7.b License Plate Update

Project and Program Authorizations

8.a Proposition 1 Round 2 Grants Program Solicitation

8.b South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail Project Memorandum Of Understanding

8.c Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Pilot Project

Easement Authorizations

9.a Summit Road Driveway Easement

9.b Paige Meadows Road Easements

9.c Fairway Drive Easements

 

January 13th, 2017

Agenda January 13, 2017

6a. Update On Potential Conservancy Board Conflicts Of Interest

Attachment 1 – Government Code § 1099

Attachment 2 – Government Code § 66906.1

Attachment 3 – Public Resources Code § 33321

6b. Status Of Projects And Partnerships With The City Of South Lake Tahoe

Attachment 1 – Site Improvement Grant List

Attachment 2 – Acquisition Grant List

Attachment 3 – Active License Agreements

Attachment 4 – Project Site – Upper Truckee Marsh Airport Noise Monitors

Attachment 5 – Project Site – Bike Park And Disc Golf Areas

7a. South Tahoe Greenway Shared-Use Trail Project

Attachment 1 – Resolution 17-01-01

Attachment 2 – Project Location – South Tahoe Greenway Shared-Use Trail Project

Attachment 3 – Land Exchange Map – South Greenway Phase 1b & 2 Project

Attachment 4 – MOU Framework

Attachment 5 – Project Partners

Attachment 6 – Updated Appraisal Summary

Attachment 7 – Maintenance and Management Costs

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2016 Board Meeting Materials

December 8th, 2016

Agenda December 8, 2016

Minutes of September 15, 2016

Executive Director’s Report

7a. Tahoe City Compensatory Mitigation Wetlands Conservation Easement

Attachment 1 – Resolution 16-12-02

Attachment 2 – Map

Attachment 3 – NOE

Exhibit A

8a. Environmentally Sensitive Land Acquisition

Attachment 1 – Resolution 16-12-03

Attachment 2 – Project Map

Attachment 3 – NOE

8b. California Lake Tahoe Basin Regional Hazardous Fuels Reduction and Wildfire Prevention

Attachment 1 – Resolution 16-12-04

Attachment 2a – Map North

Attachment 2b – Map West

Attachment 2c – Map South

Attachment 3 – NOE

8c. Tahoe City Public Utility District Easement

Attachment 1 – Resolution 16-12-05

Attachment 2 – Project Map

Attachment 3 – CEQA

Attachment 4 – NOD

8d. Griff Creek Corridor and Public Access Project

Attachment 1 – Resolution 16-12-06

Attachment 2 – Map

Attachment 3 – CEQA

Attachment 4 – NOD

9a. Tahoe Fund Grant Update (Discussion Only)

Attachment 1

9b. Conservancy Executive Director Performance Review Process (Discussion Only)

Attachment 1 – Performance Review Form

September 15th, 2016

Agenda September 15, 2016

Minutes of June 15-16, 2016

Executive Director’s Report

7A Transfer Guidelines

7B Kings Beach Pier Funding Augmentation

7C El Dorado County Meyers SEZ Erosion Control Project

Final CEQA – Mitigated Negative Declaration

Final CEQA – Errata Sheet

Comment and Response – California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Comment and Response – California Department of Transportation

Filed Notice of Determination

7D Bijou Park Creek Planning Grant

7E North Tahoe Fire Protection District FEMA Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project

Finding of No Significant Impact -signed

Final Environmental Assessment – North Tahoe Fire Protection District

List of Appendices

Appendix A – Project Maps

Appendix B – Operations and Maintenance Plan & CTC Forest Improvement Program Guidelines

Appendix C – No Burning Letter

Appendix D – US Fish and Wildlife Consultation Response Letter

Appendix E – FEMA to CA State Historic Preservation Office Consultation Correspondence

Appendix F – Tribal Consultation Documentation

Appendix G – Existing Land Use Map

Appendix H – TRPA Tree Removal Permit

Appendix I – Noise Sensitive Land Uses Maps

Appendix J – Fuels Strategy Treatment Map

Appendix K – Known Interested Parties

Appendix L – All Comment Letters on Draft Environmental Assessment

June 15th –  16th, 2016

Agenda June 15-16, 2016

Minutes of March 17, 2016

Executive Director’s Report

7A County Service Area #5 Erosion Control Project License Agreement

8A Land Acquisitions

9A Fiscal Year 2016/17 Work Program and Budget

9B Annual Planning Authorization

9C Annual Property Management Authorization

March 17, 2016

Agenda_March 17, 2016

Please note the Agenda Errata – March 17, 2016 and revised Agenda (above)

Minutes of December 17th-18th, 2015

Executive Director’s Report

7 Alert Tahoe

8A Prop 1 Grant Awards Staff Recommendation

3.1 Lake Tahoe Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Project

3.2 Johnson Meadows Acquisition

3.3 Meeks Meadow Restoration Project

3.4 Lake Tahoe West Collaborative

3.5 Lake Tahoe Basin Wildfire Protection and Water Quality Enhancement Project

3.6 Antone Meadows Dam Removal and Restoration Project

3.7 Tahoe Stormwater Resource Plan

8B South Tahoe Greenway

8C Land Bank MOU

2015 Board Meeting Materials

December 17 – 18, 2015

Agenda

Minutes_09172015

Executive Officer’s Report

Caltrans-Trout to Y

Upper Truckee Marsh

Dollar Creek-Firestone Transfer

TCPUD Exchange

Visitor Interpretation Grant

September 17, 2015

Agenda

Minutes June 18, 2015  –  Minutes ERRATA

Executive Officer’s Report

Blackwood Creek Monitoring License Agreement

Caltrans Transfer of Jurisdiction

Sawmill ESL Acquisition

Lakeview Lookout (Alta Mira) Update  –  Before and Current Views  –  Final Concept

South Tahoe Greenway Update

Tahoe Valley Asset Lands Update

Upper Truckee River and Marsh Restoration Update  –  Preliminary Recommended Alternative  –  Preliminary Alternative Summary

CTC-DPR-USFS Land Exchanges Update

Administration

June 18, 2015

Agenda

Minutes April 30, 2015

Executive Officer’s Report

Grant Program Guidelines

Budget/Work Program FY2015/16

Annual Planning Authorization

Annual Property Management Authorization

Annual Forest Improvement Authorization

Annual Land Bank Update

Aquatic Invasive Species

 April 30, 2015

REVISED AGENDA_04302015

Minutes February 5, 2015

Executive Officer’s Report

Bi-State Science Council Funding

Integrated Water Management – MOU Please call the Conservancy Office at (530) 542-5580 to view the environmental documents for this item.

Legislation – AB 1004

Kings Beach General Plan Revision and Public Pier

Grant Program Guidelines – Revised

 February 5, 2015

Agenda

Minutes September 18, 2014

Executive Officer’s Report

319(h) Grant

Tahoe Hills License Agreement

LakeTahoeWaterTrail

Dollar Creek Shared-Use Trail Easement Approval-Firestone Property

Grant Program Guidelines

Conservancy 2014 Highlights

2014 Board Meeting Materials

September 18, 2014

Agenda

Item 2 Minutes July 17, 2014

Item 5 Executive Director’s Report

Item 7 Dollar Creek Shared-Use Trail Project Update

Item 8 Aquatic Invasive Species Project Implementation

Item 9 Upper Truckee Marsh and River Restoration Project

 July 17, 2014

Agenda

Item 2 Minutes

Item 5 Executive Director’s Report

Item 7 STPUD License Agreement

Item 8a 2014 Project Highlights

Item 8b Annual Property Management Authorization

Item 8c Annual Forest Improvement Authorization

Item 8d Annual Land Bank Update

Item 8e Annual Planning Authorization

 Item 9 Tahoe Pines Campground Restoration and Access Project

 May 12, 2014

Agenda

Item 7 Alta Mira Acquisition

 May 9, 2014

Agenda

Item 2 Minutes

Item 5 Executive Director’s Report

Item 8a Alta Mira Public Access Acquisition Project: discussion only

Item 8b South Y Lodge Acquisition Project

Item 8c Tahoe Valley Commercial Stream Environment Zone Acquisition Project

Item 9a Kings Beach Water Quality and Stream Environment Zone Improvement Project

Item 9b South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail, Phases 1 and 2 Implementation

Item 9c Lake Forest Erosion Control Project, Area B Monitoring

Item 10 Department of Parks and Recreation Land Exchange: discussion only

March 20, 2014

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a Seismographic Station License Agreement

Item 7b Volunteer Program Guidelines

Item 7c Workers’ Compensation

Item 8a Sierra Tract

Item 8b Lake Tahoe Boulevard

Item 9a Conservancy and State Parks Land Exchange

Item 9b Tahoe Livable Communities

Item 9c Modified Asset Lands Program Guidelines

Item 10 Pre-Acquisition Planning Augmentation

Item 11 Forest Improvement Guidelines

2013 Board Meeting Materials

December 12, 2013

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7 Tahoe Keys Marina Assignment of Coverage

Item 8 Partnerships

Item 9a Tahoe Sustainable Communities Investment Program

Item9a Map1-Potential Transfer Ratios

Item9a Map2-Developed Properties on Sensitive Lands-South

Item9a Map3-Developed Properties on Sensitive Lands-North

Item9a Map4-Developed Properties on Sensitive Lands-North

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Item9a Map6-Asset Lands-North

Item9a Map7-Roadless Subdivisions

Item 9b Upper Truckee River

Item 9c Total Daily Maximum Load

Item 9d Department of Parks and Recreation Land Exchange

Item 9e Land Management Plan

Item 9f Project Priorities Update

September 18-19, 2013

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a Asset Land Sales, Sherman Way

Item 7b Asset Land Sales, Glenwood Way

Item 7b Att2 Resolution Errata

Item 8 Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Budget Requests

Item 9 Homewood Villas

Item 10a Homewood Bike Trail

Item 10b Dollar Creek Shared-Use Trail

Item 10b Att1A Location Map

Item 10b Att1B Regional Map

Item 10b Att 2 Resolution 13-09-06

Item 10b Att 3 CEQA

Item 10b Att 4 Notice of Determination

Item 11 Tahoe Pines Campground Update

June 19-20, 2013

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a Brockway ECP, Grant Augmentation

Item 7b Bijou Area ECP, Phase 1 License Agreement

Item 7c Montgomery Estates ECP, Area 2 License Agreement

Item 8a Upper Truckee River Strategies

Item 8b Asset Lands

Item 9a Annual Planning Authorization

Item 9b Annual Property Management Authorization

Item 9c Annual Forest Habitat Enhancement Authorization

Item 9d Annual Land Bank Authorization

Item 10a South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail Project, Phase 1a Construction, and

Acqusition of Easements in Support of Phase 1c

Item 10b Sawmill II Bike Path and ECP, Site Improvement Grant for Phase 2B

March 21, 2013

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a, Support and Capital Outlay Budget and Work Program Projections

Item 7b, Modifications to Special Use Guidelines and Fees

Item 8, Kings Beach Housing Now, Site#2, Trout Street Project Transfer of Coverage

Item 9, Upper Truckee River Restoration Workshop 2013

2012 Board Meeting Materials

December 14, 2012

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7, Information: Regional Plan Update

Item 8, Environmentally Sensitive Lands

Item 9, Erosion Control Grants

Item10, North Tahoe Bike Trail / Dollar Creek Easement

September 12, 2012

Agenda / Agenda Attachment 1

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7, Environmentally Sensitive Lands

Item 8, Land Bank

a. Annual Land Bank Update: Information Only

b. Item 8b Removed from agenda at applicant’s request.

Item 9, Annual Property Management and Forest Habitat Enhancement Updates: Information Only

Item 10, Strategic Plan Recommendation

Strategic Plan Document

Item 11, Administration

a. Consideration of Board Elections

b. Fiscal Year 13-14 Budget Requests

Item 12, Land Exchange – California Tahoe Conservancy/California Department of Parks and Recreation

June 20, 2012

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Draft Strategic Plan

Item 7, Annual Planning Authorization

Item 8, Annual Property Management and Forest Habitat Enhancement Authorization

Item 9, Annual Authorization of Land Bank Activities and Allocations of Coverage and Other Marketable Rights

Item 10, Homewood Water Quality Improvement Project, Phase 1A

March 15, 2012

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a, License and Transfer of Jurisdiction Agreements with the California Department of Transportation

Item 7b, El Dorado Beach to Ski Run Boulevard Bike Path Project Grant of Easement

Item 8a, Sawmill 2 Bike Path Erosion Control Project Easement Acquisition Grant

Item 8b, Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project Grant of Easement

Item 9, Upper Truckee River Sunset Stable Reach Restoration Project

Item 11a, Adoption of Asset Lands Program Guidelines

Item 11b, Exchange and Transfer of Conservancy Lands within the City of South Lake Tahoe

2011 Board Meeting Materials

December 16, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a, Upper Truckee River – Airport Stream Environment Zone Restoration Project – Realocation of Funds

Item 7b, Environmentally Sensitive Lands and Lands Necessary to Protect the Environment

Item 8, Grant of Easement for Snow Creek Restoration Project

October 28, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

Item 7, Ward Peak/Alpine Meadows Lease (revised 10/25)

September 15, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a, Sawmill 2 Bike Path and Erosion Control Project – Easements and License Agreement

Item 7b, Tahoe Pines Watershed Restoration and Public Access Project – Application to the California River Parkways Grant Program

Item 8, Authorization of 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Budget Requests

Item 9, Environmentally Sensitive Lands and Lands Necessary to Protect the Environment

Item 10, Closed Session

Item 11, Bijou Erosion Control Project, Phase One

Item 12, Upper Truckee River Sunset Stables Reach Restoration Project

Item 13, South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail

July 21, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a, Environmentally Sensitive Lands

Item 7b, License Agreement with El Dorado County for the Echo View Estates 2 Erosion Control Project

Item 8, Annual Planning Authorization

Item 9, Annual Property Management Authorization and Ward Creek Watershed Restoration Project

Item 10, Land Bank Transfers

May 19, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7, License Agreement and Transfer of Jurisdiction Agreements with the California Department of Transportation

Item 8a, Al Tahoe Erosion Control Project 2

Item 8b, Brockway Erosion Control Project

Item 9, Annual Authorization of Land Bank Activities, and Allocations of Coverage and Other Marketable Rights

January 20, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7a, Technical Changes to Special Use Guidelines

Item 7b, Tahoe Pines Restoration Planning

Item 7c, Upper Truckee River Restoration Monitoring

Item 8, Forest Habitat Enhancement, Fuels Reduction and Property Restoration

Item 9, Land Bank Transfers

Item 10a, Van Sickle CA/NV Bi-State Park California-side Day Use Area

Item 10b, Upper Truckee Marsh Public Access

2010 Board Meeting Materials

September 16, 2010

Agenda

Minutes

Executive Director’s Report

Item 7, Authorization of the Purchase of Two Environmentally Sensitive Parcels

Item 8a, Authorization of a Grant to the Lake Tahoe Conservation Fund

Item 8b, Authorization to Enter into a Joint Powers Agreement with the Tahoe Resource Conservation District

Item 8c, Authorization of 2011-12 Fiscal Year Budget Requests

Item 9, Authorization for Soil Erosion Control Grants

Item 10, Authorization of Continued Planning for the Upper Truckee Marsh Restoration Project

Item 11, Authorization for the North Tahoe Bike Trail Planning Grant

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Conservancy Organizes Distribution of 200 Free Bags

Conservancy Organizes Distribution of 200 Free Bags.  Efforts Support Community Sustainability.

South Lake Tahoe, California – January 21, 2014 – “Remember your reusable bags,” touts the sign outside of Grocery Outlet. Thanks to the Conservancy distribution of 200 reusable bags, today’s first 200 EBT (food stamp) users at Grocery Outlet will walk away with a free cloth tote.

“Conservation is not something you do on a Saturday afternoon, it’s an everyday step towards creating a sustainable Tahoe community,” said Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) Executive Director Patrick Wright.

The bags feature the California and Nevada Tahoe license plates. Over 96% of the funds raised through the sale of Tahoe license plates support hiking and biking trails and watershed restoration projects such as the Lower Blackwood Creek Restoration, Sawmill Bike Trail and Rabe Meadow Bike Path. California Tahoe Conservancy and Nevada Division of State Lands are beneficiaries of the plate fees.

When the Conservancy approached Grocery Outlet, they were eager to participate.

“We suggested that the bags go towards EBT users to help them take part in the sustainability initiative,” said Grocery Outlet manager Kim Schouten.

The City of South Lake Tahoe’s single-use plastic bag ban went into effect on January 15, 2014. All shoppers will now pay a nominal fee for paper bags and are encouraged to utilize reusable bags.

Established in 1984, the mission of the Conservancy is to lead California’s efforts to restore and enhance the extraordinary natural and recreational resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Contact:

Victoria Ortiz
California Tahoe Conservancy
Phone: (530) 543-6063
Email: Victoria.Ortiz@tahoe.ca.gov