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CPUC | LCCPS | Recommmendations | LSPs | Statements of Qualifications | Public Meeting Information | Maps

Permanent Protection of PG&E's Retained Property with a Conservation Easement

On September 4, 2015, a conservation easement was recorded to protect the Beneficial Public Values of the lands owned by PG&E at the Narrows planning unit. The conservation easement is held by the Bear Yuba Land Trust.

Transfer of Land to the University of California

The donation of land at the Narrows planning unit to the University of California, and the establishment of a conservation easement held by the Bear Yuba Land Trust were finalized on January 29, 2015.

PDF icon  Land Donated to University of California with Conservation Easement (173 KB)

Advice Letter to California Utilities Commission Regarding Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - PG&E Retained Lands

On January 14, 2015 PG&E submitted an Advice Letter to the California Public Utilities Commission pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 851 requesting the CPUC’s approval of a conservation easement to be established on approximately 23 acres of land PG&E is retaining at the Narrows property in Nevada County. The conservation easement will be held by Bear Yuba Land Trust.

PDF icon  Advice Letter and Attachments - PG&E Retained Lands (2 MB)

California Public Utilities Commission Approval of the Donation of Land to the University of California

On November 23, 2014, the California Public Utilities Commission approved PG&E’s donation of fee simple title to 41-acres at the Narrows property to the University of California and related actions.

PDF icon  CPUC Approval of Section 851 Filing - UC Donation (14 KB)

PDF icon  Advice Letter and Attachments - UC Donation (3.63 MB)

 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice in Federal Register  

On July 1, 2014, PG&E filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeking approval of a change of land rights for lands PG&E owns at the Narrows planning unit in Nevada County. A  notice will be published in the Federal Register announcing the filing deadline for all comments, motions to intervene, and protests pertaining to this application.

    FERC Application

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - PG&E Retained Lands

At its March 12, 2014 meeting, the board adopted the Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for the Narrows (PG&E Retained Lands) planning unit located in Nevada County, California,

The 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 public review and comment for a 30-day period from December 18, 2013 to January 17, 2014.

PDF icon  Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - PG&E Retained Land (2.17 MB)

Final Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Donated Lands

At its November 14, 2013 meeting, the board adopted the Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan for Donated Lands in the Narrows planning unit located in Yuba County, California, Directors’ meeting.

The 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 public review and comment for a 30-day period from August 8, 2013 to September 6, 2013.

PDF icon  Land Conservation and Conveyance Plan - Donated Lands (2.75 MB)

Recommendations

At its November 16, 2011 meeting, the Stewardship Council Board of Directors recommended the Regents of the University of California, Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center as the prospective fee title donee for approximately 41 acres of land in the Narrows planning unit, located in Yuba County.

PDF icon  Recommendation on Prospective Fee Title Donee (975 KB)

At its November 16, 2011 meeting, the board also recommended the Bear Yuba Land Trust as the prospective conservation easement holder on the property.

Land Stewardship Proposal


On July 8, 2011, the Stewardship Council received one land stewardship proposal from an organization interested in being considered for a donation of fee title to certain lands located within the Narrows planning unit. The University of California, Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center, prepared and submitted a proposal and is responsible for the information contained therein. The proposal is presented as is, and the Stewardship Council does not make any assertion regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information presented, nor does the proposal necessarily reflect the views of the Stewardship Council. The Stewardship Council fully reviewed and considered the proposal before recommending the organization for donation of fee title to lands within the Narrows planning unit.

PDF icon  Land Stewardship Proposal from University of California Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center (4 MB)

Statements of Qualification

Bureau of Land Management
Cherokees of California
Nevada County Land Trust
Placer Land Trust
San Joaquin County Office of Education
University of California

Public Meeting Information

PDF icon  April 14, 2011 Meeting (38 KB)

Maps

PDF icon  Aerial Map (326 KB)

PDF icon  Existing Conditions Map (109 KB)



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