Prop 218 – Solid Waste Rate Notice

All owners and renters of property in the City of Atwater have started to receive this notice in the mail. The Notice is regarding Proposed Changes to Solid Waste Rates, the public hearing date was set by the City Council for August 14, 2023 at 6:00 PM.

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In accordance with Section 15072 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, this notice is to inform the general public that the City of Atwater has completed an Initial Study and Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for Lower Shaffer Road Drainage Improvement Project and intends to adopt the IS/ND. The Project proposes a new detention basin and a new storm drain pump station on two (2) parcels on 2.7 acres (APNs) 156-060-013-000 and 156-06-014-000.  The Project also proposes a storm drain interceptor from the basin, along Brownell Street, to the existing 36” drainage pipe between Fortuna and Terri Drive.  The Project also proposes a parallel pipeline on Terri Drive and Mary Lane.  The Project is designed to serve Drainage Zone R (“tributary area”) and runoff collected in the basin will discharge into the Merced Irrigation Canal.

The City of Atwater is making the proposed IS/ND available to interested agencies and members of the public for review and comment. A 30-day public review period will begin on August 8, 2023 and conclude on September 8, 2023. The IS/MND is available for review during regular business hours at the City of Atwater City Hall, Community Development Department at 750 Bellevue Road, Atwater, CA 95391 and on the City of Atwater website, The public hearing for this project will be held at Planning Commission on September 20, 2023 at 6:00 pm. For information, please call Greg Thompson, City of Atwater Public Works/Community Development Director, at (209) 357-6342.

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