Environmental Evaluation Committee

Agenda | Regular Meeting

February 11, 2021 @ 1:30 AM



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Pursuant to the requirements of the CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT (CEQA) and the County’s “RULES AND REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT CEQA” the Imperial County Environmental Evaluation Committee will meet on February 11, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 940 Main Street, El Centro, to review the below-mentioned project: 


Assessment #19-0033: Applicant: Heber Geothermal Company/ Ormat Nevada Inc. Applicant is proposing Conditional Use Permit (CUP) #19-0028 to amend the existing CUP #15-0013, and expand the Heber 1 facility by installing two new Ormat Energy Converters (OEC) and reconfigure two existing OEC into a combined two-level unit and ancillary equipment for a project’s total production of 52 MW net and 78.2 MW gross. This application also proposes to extend the permitted life of the Heber 1 to 30 years. The property is legally described as a Portion of the East ½, of Tract 45, Township 16 South, Range 14 East, SBB&M; Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 054-250-035 & 036-000, (985 Pitzer Rd., Heber CA 92249, Supervisorial District #2), [Mariela Moran, Planner II at (442) 265-1736, extension 1747 or by email at marielamoran@co.imperial.ca.us].


Assessment #20-0025: Applicant: Timothy Lloyd Allen & Roy Kyle Allen Applicant proposes Parcel Map #02490 to separate two existing deliveries and two existing fields into two separate parcels for family legal trust issues. The existing property totals approximately 298 acres and the proposed division of said property would create two parcels of 143 and 155 acres each approximately. The property is legally described as a Portion of the North half of Section 29, Township 12 South, Range 13 East, S.B.M; Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 020-150-016-000 (6196 Lack Rd., Brawley, CA; Supervisorial District #4), [Mariela Moran, Planner II at (442) 265-1736, extension 1747 or by email at marielamoran@co.imperial.ca.us].


Assessment #20-0038: Applicant: Movocan: The Applicant proposes Conditional Use Permit 20-0028 to allow for the operation for an Adult Use & Medicinal store for sale of cannabis, and for the commercial distribution of cannabis. In suite 1, Movocan is proposing a 2,408 square foot Adult Use/ Medicinal cannabis retail space with Delivery where patients can experience a safe environment. The purpose of this dispensary will be to give this County’s medical patients a place where they can find relief and safe access to medicinal cannabis products. Movocan is expecting approx. 100 customers a day.  The Delivery operations will include 1 to 2 vehicles depending on the volume of orders. Movocan will be doing business as AROMA. In suite 2, Movocan will develop and operate a 1,046 square foot adult use and medicinal cannabis wholesale distribution operation. No cultivating, drying or processing of cannabis will be done at this facility. The legal description for APN 015-330-027- Lot 39 Block 03 Tract 537 FM 4 39 Salton City, CA 92275. [David Black, Planner IV at (442) 265-1736, extension 1746 or by email at davidblack@co.imperial.ca.us].


Jim Minnick, Chairman

Environmental Evaluation Committee


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