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Public Hearing: English Meadow Floodplain Enhancement and Restoration Project

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID or District) is the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Lead Agency for the proposed English Meadow Floodplain Enhancement and Restoration Project (Proposed Project). NID has directed the preparation of an Initial Study (IS) in compliance with CEQA.

The District plans to implement floodplain restoration and forest management activities on 380 acres within the headwaters of the Middle Yuba River in Nevada and Sierra Counties, California. The activities will take place about 1 mile upstream of Jackson Meadows Reservoir.

Public Hearing: NID’S Board of Directors will consider this matter starting at 9:00 am on June 23, 2021. Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, and given the state of emergency regarding the threat of COVID-19, the meeting will be held via teleconference. Information on how to join this meeting will be available on the Board Agenda for the June 23, 2021 meeting and on NID’s website.

IS/MND Document Review and Availability: The 30 day public review and comment period for the IS/MND was from May 12, 2021 to June 13, 2021. The IS/MND is available on the NID website: Input may also be provided at the public hearing starting at 9:00 am on June 23, 2021.

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