Tuesday May 10, 2016 at 9:15 a.m. a Continued Public Hearing will be conducted
by the Napa County Board of Supervisors in the County Administration Building,
1195 Third Street, Suite 305, Napa, California, regarding the appeals of the
Certification of the Syar Napa Quarry Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and
Surface Mining Permit (SMP) as described below
hearings commenced on March 22, 2016. At the March 22nd hearing the
Board heard from County Staff (including consultants) and Appellant Stop Syar
Expansion (SSE). At the April 26th
hearing the Board heard from Appellant Skyline Park Citizens Association, took
public testimony, and heard a portion of Syar’s presentation.
hearing has been continued to May 10th for the sole purpose of
setting a future special meeting date so that all involved parties have the
ability and time to present their grounds.
October 21, 2015, the Napa County Planning Commission Certified the Project EIR
and on November 18, 2015, the Commission approved Application No. P08-00337-SMP
(the Syar Modified Project Plus Area C – Reduced Production Alternative) to
allow the following:
a) An approximate 106-acre expansion of
the current surfacing mining and reclamation plan for a 35 year term; b) An increase in mining depth from
approximately 300 feet and 150 feet above mean sea level (msl) to no greater
than 50 feet above msl; c) An increase
in production of aggregate materials from approximately 1 million tons per year
to 1.3 million tons per year; d) To add
Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) handling equipment to the existing asphalt
batch plant and an increase in asphalt production up to 300,000 tons per year
(inclusive of total annual production); and,
e) Retention of existing Skyline Wilderness Park Trials located on Syar
lands to allow continued public use during the life of the SMP.
SMP is intended to UP-128182, UP-27374, and County Agreement No. 2225, bringing
existing and expanded Quarry Operations and Quarry Facility under one permit.
Location: The Syar Napa Quarry project site is located on the east side of
State Highway 221 at its intersection with Basalt Road which is between Kaiser
Road and Streblow Drive.
Related Documents and Notification: Various documents related to this project
are provided below. Many of these documents are large files. If you have
difficulty downloading any of the documents listed, a CD of the information can
be requested by visiting our public counter or contacting Don Barrella (707-299-1338
or Brian Bordona (707-259-5935 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
directly to request documents and related information. To be placed on the notification list for this
project, please email your request to Don Barrella.
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