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Hat Creek

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Recommendations | LSPs | Statements of Qualifications | Public Meeting Information | Maps

Advice Letter to California Public Utilities Commission Regarding Hat Creek (Pit River Tribe Donated) Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan

On April 16, 2021, PG&E submitted an Advice Letter to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 851 requesting the CPUC’s approval of the donation of fee simple title to the 789-acre Hat Creek planning unit property in Shasta County to the Pit River Tribe.

PDF icon Advice Letter and Attachments 4.12 MB)

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Hat Creek (Pit River Tribe Donated)

At its January 23, 2019 meeting, the board adopted the final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for lands to be donated to the Pit River Tribe at the Hat Creek planning unit in Shasta County, California.

The Hat Creek Donated LCCP describes how the proposed transactions and related agreements conform to and fulfill all requirements of the 2003 Settlement Agreement and Stipulation.

The Draft LCCP was made available for a public review and comment period from October 22, 2018 to November 21, 2018.

PDF icon  Final LCCP - Hat Creek PRT Donated (3.26 KB)

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Lake Britton and Hat Creek (Pit River Tribe Donated)

At its September 23, 2020 meeting, the board adopted a Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan (LCCP) for lands to be donated to the Pit River Tribe at the Lake Britton and Hat Creek planning units located in Shasta County, California.

The Final LCCP describes how the proposed transaction and related agreements conform to and fulfill all requirements of the 2003 Settlement Agreement and Stipulation.

The draft LCCP was made available for public review and comment for a 30 day period from July 17, 2020 to August 15, 2020.

PDF icon Final LCCP – Lake Britton and Hat Creek (PRT Donated) (6.52 MB)

Proposed Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Hat Creek (PG&E Retained Lands)

The Watershed Planning Committee of the Stewardship Council has forwarded to the board of directors for its consideration and possible adoption the proposed Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan (LCCP) for lands to be retained by PG&E at the Hat Creek Planning Unit located in Shasta County, California.

The draft LCCP was made available for public review and comment for a 30 day period from July 17, 2020 to August 17, 2020.

PDF icon Proposed LCCP – Hat Creek (Retained) (5.17 MB)

Recommendations

At its January 23, 2019 meeting, the Stewardship Council Board of Directors recommended the Pit River Tribe as the prospective fee title donee for 541 acres within seven parcels (185, 187, 188, 191, 204, 205, 209) in the Hat Creek planning unit located in Shasta County, subject to compliance with all of the requrements of the Land Conservation Commitment and under the following terms:

  • The Pit River Tribe provides a limited waiver of sovereign immunity to ensure that the conservation easement and other agreements executed pursuant to the Land Conservation Commitment are enforceable.
  • The Pit River Tribe agrees not to petition the federal government to have the donated lands placed into federal trust.
  • The Board approves providing funding for future property tax obligations associated with this recommended donation.

PDF icon  Prospective Fee Title Donee Recommendation - Pit River Tribe (13.3 MB)

At its April 29, 2015 meeting, the Stewardship Council Board of Directors recommended the Pit River Tribe as the prospective fee title donee for 850 acres of Hat Creek planning unit lands located in Shasta County under the following terms:

  • The Pit River Tribe provides a limited waiver of sovereign immunity to ensure that the conservation easement and other agreements executed pursuant to the Land Conservation Commitment are enforceable.
  • The Pit River Tribe agrees not to petition the federal government to have the donated lands placed into federal trust.
  • The Board approves providing funding for future property tax obligations associated with this recommended donation.

PDF icon  Recommendation on Prospective Donee (3.16 MB)

At its January 22, 2015 meeting, the board recommended theShasta Land Trust as the prospective conservation easement holder on the property.

Land Stewardship Proposals

On August 13, 2010, the Stewardship Council received two land stewardship proposals from organizations interested in being considered for a donation of fee title to certain lands located within the Hat Creek planning unit. The US Bureau of Land Management and the Pit River Tribe prepared and submitted proposals and are responsible for the information contained therein. Proposals are presented as is, and the Stewardship Council does not make any assertion regarding the accuracy or completeness of information presented, nor do the proposals necessarily reflect the views of the Stewardship Council. The Stewardship Council fully reviewed and considered the proposals before recommending any organizations for donation of fee title to lands within the Hat Creek planning unit.

PDF icon  Land Stewardship Proposal from the Bureau of Land Management (4.5 MB)

PDF icon  Revised Land Stewardship Proposal from the Pit River Tribe 2014 (2 MB)

Organiztaions Submitting a Statement of Qualifications

County of Shasta
Fall River Resources Conservation District
Environmental Education Council of Marin
Pit River Tribe
Spring Rivers Foundation
US Forest Service – Lassen National Forest
US Bureau of Land Management

Public Meeting Information

PDF icon  October 29, 2009 Meeting (23 KB)

Maps

PDF icon  Aerial Map (418 KB)

PDF icon  Existing Conditions Map (1.1 MB)


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