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SPL-2015-00011-CHB Santa Fe Dam Renaissance Faire 9-yr Concession draft Environmental Assesment

Published Nov. 25, 2015
Expiration date: 12/30/2015

Los Angeles County, the current recreational lessee at Santa Fe Basin which is operated for Flood Risk Management by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has requested Corps’ approval of a 9-year concession agreement with Renaissance Entertainment Products, Inc. (concessionaire).  As in past years, the Faire will operate from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from the first weekend in April to the last weekend in May, prior to the Memorial Day weekend.

The Corps, Asset Management Division, announces preparation of an Environmental Assessment (draft EA) to analyze potential effects of approving the proposed concessionaire agreement, by comparing a No-Action Alternative against a reasonable range of alternatives.  The Scope for this EA is a 9-year period beginning in 2016, and also includes analysis for formal use of an 4 additional acres which is adjacent to the larger site already approved in earlier documentation.

The interested public is invited to solicit input on the proposal for 30 days. Please provide all comments, receivable by November 25-December 26, 2015. Comments received from the public in the next thirty (30) days will be addressed prior to determining whether an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be required and if a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) can be issued. For telephonic inquiries, please call 213-452-3392.  Please address written comments to Carvel Bass at carvel.h.bass@usace.army.mil or to Carvel Bass, Asset Management Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 915 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 930, Los Angeles, CA 90017.