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File #: 20-106    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/7/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 3/10/2020 Final action: 3/10/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Cordilleras Health System Replacement Project as complete and adequate pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and adopt a Statement of Overriding Considerations related to environmental impacts identified in the FEIR that cannot be mitigated to less than significant.
Attachments: 1. 20200310_r_Cordilleras Final EIR.pdf, 2. 20200310_att_Cordilleras - Exhibit A MMRP.pdf, 3. 20200310_att_Cordilleras - Exhibit B Overriding Considerations.pdf, 4. 20200310_att_Cordilleras Final EIR.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Michael Callagy, County Manager
Adam Ely, Project Development Unit Director

Subject: Certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Cordilleras Health System Replacement Project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act; Adoption of Statement of Overriding Considerations

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Cordilleras Health System Replacement Project as complete and adequate pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and adopt a Statement of Overriding Considerations related to environmental impacts identified in the FEIR that cannot be mitigated to less than significant.

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BACKGROUND:
The proposed project will construct the Cordilleras Health Campus located at 200 Edmonds Road in Redwood City. The project will replace the existing Cordilleras Mental Health Center, which is over 60 years old and has outlived its useful life, with new facilities offering a total of approximately 121 beds that meet modern standards of care for individuals experiencing severe mental illness.

Construction would include four single-story licensed and locked Mental Health Rehabilitation Center (MHRC) buildings, each with 16 beds, and one licensed and unlocked adult residential facility (co-housing), with 57 beds, on two floors, over a community center. Staffing levels would increase from 89 to 107 full time equivalents to accommodate the increase in facility capacity and to provide higher staff to patient care ratios consistent with current best practices for mental health care. The new facility would include parking for 110 cars to accommodate staff and guests.

A new 26 foot wide service and fire access loop road extending from Edmonds Road would provide access to the four new MHRC buildings. A new 318,000 gallon water storage tank is proposed to pr...

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