McCourtney Rd. Transfer Station Renovation Project

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Project Overview

Nevada County’s Solid Waste Division is proposing to renovate the McCourtney Road Transfer Station to better serve the community. The McCourtney Road Transfer Station (MRTS) provides solid waste and recycling services for the communities of Grass Valley, Nevada City and the unincorporated areas of western Nevada County, California. Proposed improvements will address current facility challenges and future operations to accommodate growth leading to increased materials received and customers served.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Nevada County’s Solid Waste Division is proposing to renovate the McCourtney Road Transfer Station (MRTS) to better serve the community. The McCourtney Road Transfer Station (MRTS) provides solid waste and recycling services for the communities of Grass Valley, Nevada City and the unincorporated areas of western Nevada County, California. Proposed improvements will address current facility challenges and future operations to accommodate growth leading to increased materials received and customers served.

PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDE: 

  • Building a new Public Receiving Area (PRA) building to provide more unloading bays and improve unloading facility capacity and efficiency
  • Adding a new access road and entrance scale facilities to reduce arrival wait time and traffic delays
  • Improving site circulation to provide easier access to the household hazardous waste (HHW) and recyclables buy-back areas
  • Rearranging the site to provide easier access for green waste unloading and construction demolition debris unloading


NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT AN INITIAL STUDY/MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION

Notice is hereby given that the County of Nevada, as the Lead Agency, is circulating for public review a Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/Mind) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the McCourtney Road Transfer Station Renovation Project.  The review period for the Mitigated Negative Declaration begins on December 10, 2020 and ends on January 10, 2021.  The document is available online at the State Clearinghouse website: ceqanet.opr.ca.gov and the McCourtney Road Transfer Station Renovation Project website: mccourtneytransferstation.com (under Recourses on the Public Engagement page).  Comments during the review period regarding the Mitigated Negative Declaration should be direct to:

David A. Garcia, Jr. 
Solid Waste Program Manager
Nevada County Department of Public Works
950 Maidu Ave
Nevada City, CA 95959

Comments may also be submitted electronically via email to David.Garcia@co.nevada.ca.us

For more information, visit the project website at mccourtneytransferstation.com