NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISOERS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 8-27-19 BY THE ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISOERS
SUBJECT: APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION DECERTIFYING PARTS OF SECOND REVISED FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT 616 THAT ADDRESS SOLAR RELATED OPTIONS FOR THE ESPERANZA HILLS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT; APPROVAL OF BOARD RESOLUTION CERTIFYING AMENDED SECOND REVISED FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT 616 FOR THE ESPERANZA HILLS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT; APPROVAL OF MODIFIED FINDINGS OF FACT AND STATEMENT OF OVERRIDING CONSIDERATIONS; AND APPROVAL OF MODIFIED MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM – ALL WHICH HAVE BEEN REVISED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE MODIFIED WRIT OF MANDATE ISSUED IN PROTECT OUR HOMES AND HILLS, ET AL. V. COUNTY OF ORANGE.
PROPOSAL: Approval of the Recommended Actions would partially decertify Second Revised Final Environmental Impact Report No. 616 in accordance with the May 8, 2019, Court of Appeal opinion (Case No. G055716) finding that the Second Revised Environmental Impact Report’s feasibility conclusion concerning solar roof panels was not supported by substantial evidence, and certify Amended Second Revised Final Environmental Impact Report No. 616 as complete and adequate in accordance with the opinion.
LOCATION: The project site is located north of Via Del Agua and east of San Antonio Road within unincorporated Orange County and within the City of Yorba Linda Sphere of Influence (APN # 351-031-04, 351-031-06, and 326-031-06). The nearest major cross streets are Yorba Linda Boulevard and Via Del Agua/Stonehaven Drive. The project is located within the Third (3rd) Supervisorial District.
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