California Tahoe Conservancy Board meeting

June 16, 2022

Meeting Agenda


Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC)
1 College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(Location details provided below)

This Board meeting will be conducted in person at LTCC and broadcasted virtually via the Zoom Webinar platform, with an option to connect by phone. Members of the public may join the meeting via any of the following:

Join the meeting in person at LTCC:

The Board will meet in LTCC’s Board Room (L104), located adjacent to the library to the left of the campus main entrance. The library doors serve as the main entrance for the entire campus due to ongoing construction. Please see the LTCC campus map and driving directions, available at: (the meeting will be held in the building labeled “9”).

COVID information for in-person participation: Consistent with current state and local requirements and LTCC’s mask guidelines, face masks are not required but are strongly recommended.

Join the meeting using Zoom Webinar:

Join the meeting by telephone: (669) 900-6833, (346) 248-7799, (253) 215-8782, (312) 626-6799, (929) 205-6099, or (301) 715-8592

The webinar ID is 846 5060 9999.

Public participation: The public is welcome to participate in the meeting by observing and providing comments. You may provide written comments prior to the Board meeting by sending an email to During the meeting, you may provide oral comments in person or virtually via the Zoom Webinar platform. You can find additional information on public participation and ways to provide public comment on the Conservancy website at

1. Roll Call

2. Consent Items

a. Approval of March Minutes (action) (Resolution 22-06-01)

b. Upper Truckee River Sunset Stables Restoration Project Planning (action):

Consideration and possible authorization to accept and expend up to $500,000 in federal funding to plan the Upper Truckee River Sunset Stables Restoration Project.

CEQA consideration: statutory exemption

(Resolution 22-06-02)

c. Sawmill Lot Line Agreement (action):

Consideration and possible authorization to execute a lot line agreement to resolve boundary and encroachment issues between a Conservancy property (El Dorado County Assessment Number (AN) 033-180-033 and two adjacent privately owned parcels (ANs 033-180-034 and 033-180-035).

CEQA consideration: not applicable

(Resolution 22-06-03)

3. Executive Report

4. Chair’s Report

5. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda

6. Exchange and Transfer of Conservancy Lands With Tahoe City Public Utility District (action):

Consideration and possible authorization of the: 1) execution of a land exchange (Exchange) and transfer of approximately 18 acres of Conservancy land near the Tahoe Cedars neighborhood in Tahoma and in the Highlands neighborhood east of Tahoe City, in return for approximately 107 acres of land owned by the Tahoe City Public Utility District (TCPUD), located in the Homewood Quail Lake area; and 2) all other necessary steps to execute the Exchange.

CEQA consideration: review the Tahoe Cross-Country Lodge Replacement and Expansion Project Environmental Impact Report, certified by the TCPUD; possible adoption of CEQA Findings; and possible adoption of a mitigation monitoring and reporting program.

(Resolution 22-06-04)

7. Strategic Plan Interim Assessment (discussion only):

Discuss progress towards achieving the Conservancy 2018-2023 Strategic Plan goals.

8. Fiscal Year 2022/23 Program Authorization (action):

Consideration and possible authorization to expend up to $5,983,800 in fiscal year 2022/23 to support the Conservancy’s day-to-day program operations.

CEQA consideration: not applicable

(Resolution 22-06-05)

9. Board Member Comment

10. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda

11. Dennis T. Machida Memorial Greenway Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Event (field event):

A ribbon cutting and dedication event of the Dennis T. Machida Memorial Greenway will commence at approximately 2:00 p.m. The event will take place in the Trout Creek meadow, approximately 0.3 miles south of the Conservancy Board meeting location and the LTCC parking lot. Attachment 1 provides directions to the parking area for the event and Attachment 2 provides walking directions from the parking area to the event site.

No Board action will be taken during the field event. Members of the public are invited to attend the field event.

12. Adjourn

Schedule/General Meeting Information: Agenda items may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Conservancy Board Chair. Items are numbered for identification purposes and will not necessarily be considered in this order. Members of the public intending to comment on agenda and non-agenda items may be asked to use the meeting sign-in sheet before the start of the meeting. The Board Chair may limit the amount of time allocated for public comment on particular issues and for each individual speaker. All Board materials, such as Board books and Board packets, exhibits, PowerPoint presentations, and agenda materials, are hereby made a part of the record for the appropriate item.

Discussion Items: Discussion items or tours involve staff presentations and updates; no Board action will be taken. (Gov. Code, § 11122.)

Consent Items: Consent items are expected to be routine and non-controversial. Recommendations will ordinarily be acted on without discussion. If any Board member, staff member, or other interested party or member of the public requests discussion of a consent item, it may be removed from consent and taken up in the regular agenda order, or in an order determined by the Board Chair.

Meeting materials: Meeting materials will be available on the Conservancy website in advance of the meeting. Hard copies will also be available at the meeting. For additional information, please contact the Conservancy at or (530) 542-5580.

Technical assistance: For technical assistance in joining the meeting by telephone or Zoom Webinar link, please contact the Conservancy at or (530) 543-6028.

Reasonable accommodation: Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact the Conservancy at or (530) 542-5580 no later than five (5) working days prior to the meeting.

Use of Electronic Devices: Board members accessing their laptops, phones, or other electronic devices may use the equipment during the meeting to view the meeting materials which are provided in electronic format. Any use of these devices for direct communication employed by a majority of the members of a state body to develop a collective concurrence as to action to be taken on an item is prohibited.

Recording: Conservancy Board meetings are recorded electronically.

Cover photo by California Tahoe Conservancy

Attachment 1

Directions to event parking

Attachment 2

Walking directions to Event Site

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Board Information

Board Members

The Tahoe Conservancy Board is comprised of eight members – seven voting and one ex-officio. Meet our Board members.

Contact Info

Clerk of the Board
(530) 543-6000

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