DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
5555 OVERLAND AVE, SUITE 2188
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA 92123-1295
(858) 694-2212 FAX: (858) 268-0461
Web Site: sdcdpw.org
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF A
REVISED DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT
November 25, 2008
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of San Diego (County) is recirculating for
public review a Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report (RDEIR) in accordance with
the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the project described below. The
Revised Draft EIR can be viewed at the Department of Public Works (DPW),
Environmental Services Unit, 5469 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 305, San Diego, California,
92123; at the Santee Public Library, 9225 Carlton Hills Blvd Santee 92071; and on line
The original Draft EIR for the Las Colinas Detention Facility Project was circulated for
public review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15087 from April 28, 2008 to June 12,
2008. The County received numerous comments on the original Draft EIR, some of
which stated that the County should add more information to the EIR and recirculate it.
In response to the comments, the County made substantial revisions to the Draft EIR.
Given these extensive revisions, the County has released the Revised Draft EIR in it’s
entirety for public review per CEQA Guidelines Sections 15088.5 and 15087.
Project Title: LAS COLINAS DETENTION FACILITY (JFCF-00012), SCH No.
The proposed project is the replacement of the existing Las Colinas Detention Facility
(LCDF) with a new 1,216-bed women’s detention facility to accommodate the projected
increase in the female inmate population. The proposed LCDF would also include
facilities and services to facilitate implementation of the Sheriff’s Department behavioral
management program. The project site encompasses a total of 45 acres of County-
owned property located in the City of Santee, consisting o