June 19, 2013

Determination of Non-Significance — Grading Adjacent to Baseball Complex

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON — DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE (DNS)

Project Name: Grading Adjacent to Baseball Complex

Description of Proposal: The project involves grading an area approximately 3500 square feet south of the existing Baseball Field.  Approximately 2500 cubic yards of clean fill material will be placed over an extended pipe in an existing man-made ditch.  The project will improve safety, upgrade and enhance new and existing landscaping.  A portion of the area (approximately 1500 square feet) will be paved to provide parking for six existing spaces.

Proponent: University of Washington

Location of Proposal: 4000 Walla Walla Road.  The project is located on the Seattle Campus in the east campus sector.  The site is bounded by Walla Walla Road on the west, ICA competition baseball facilities on the north, Canal Road on the east and the E8 Parking Lot and Canal Road on the south.

Lead Agency: University of Washington

The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.  An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030 (2) (c).  This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency.  This information is available to the public on request.

This DNS is issued under (197-11-340 (2)); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days from the date below.  Comments must be submitted by Thursday June 27, 2013 to:

Responsible Official:
Richard K. Chapman, Associate Vice President for Capital Projects
Capital Projects Office
Box 352205
Seattle, WA  98105-2205
Phone: (206) 543-5200

Contact Person:
Jan Arntz, Environmental/Land Use Compliance Officer
Capital Projects Office
Box 352205
Seattle, WA  98105-2205
Phone: (206) 543-5200

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