For Your Review:
Notice of Availability
View Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)
View DEIR Attachment A – Notice of Preparation and
Comments Received during Scoping Period
View DEIR Attachment B- Feasibility Study and Cost
View DEIR Attachment C- Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas
Emissions Modeling Assumptions and Results
View DEIR Attachment D- Historical Resources
View DEIR Attachment E- Noise Modeling Results
Attachment F- Vehicle Miles Traveled Evaluation Tool Results
Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed project has been prepared
in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for your
review. The Project (State Clearinghouse No.
2020060451) would result in potentially significant environmental impacts in
resources (including historical resources),
· and tribal
cultural resources, as discussed further below.
impacts could be mitigated to a less than significant level except for the
significant effect on historical resources because the Project would result in
the demolition of the former City Hall, which is a historically significant
resource. The project site is not listed as a hazardous waste site.
regarding the significant environmental effects of this project and the
adequacy of the Draft EIR are welcome. The 45-day public review period begins
on Friday September 25, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Monday November 9,
Please send written comments by Monday, November
9, 2020 to:
County of Santa Clara Facilities and Fleet
Attention: Emily Chen
2310 North First Street, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95131
A hard copy of the
Draft EIR is also available for public review during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00
County of Santa Clara, Office of the County
(*Note: The document is located on the table next
to the security officer station.)
70 West Hedding Street, East Wing, 1st Floor,
San José, CA 95110
Virtual Public Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) Meeting.
During the public review period, a public information meeting for the DEIR will
be held to describe the proposed project, review the DEIR, and obtain your
verbal input on the adequacy of the DEIR. Although we are not able to gather, a
link to access the meeting can be found below.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 6:30pm
Location: Join Virtually Here Meeting ID:
958 1841 7773 Passcode: 689979
Historical Heritage Commission Meeting. This project is on the
agenda for discussion by the Historical Heritage Commission. Date and Time:
Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 6:30p.m. For more information, click here.
On May 5,
2020, the Board of Supervisors received the report that assessed the
feasibility of reusing the former San Jose City Hall facility and directed the
County Administration to prepare an environmental analysis of removing the
Former City Hall for the Board of Supervisors’ future consideration.
22, 2020, the County posted the Notice of Preparation for a 30-day public
On July 7,
2020, the County held a Public Scoping Meeting regarding the environmental
impact report to describe the proposed project and the environmental review
process and to obtain verbal input on the EIR analysis for the proposal.
September 25, 2020, the County posted the Draft Environmental Impact Report for
a 45-day public review period.