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MVN 2019-01078-CF

Published Aug. 10, 2020
Expiration date: 8/29/2020

NAME OF APPLICANT:  EAST BATON ROUGE COUNCIL ON AGING , c/o Michael Henry, Hydrik Wetlands Consultants, 2323 Hwy 190 East Suite 2, Hammond, Louisiana 70401. 

LOCATION OF WORK:  Northwest Corner of Spanish Town Road and North 16th Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish, Latitude 30.455581 N, Longitude     -91.173897 W, within the Mississippi River Basin in hydrologic unit (HUC 08070201), as shown on the attached drawings. 

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested a Department of the Army authorization to clear, grade, excavate and deposit fill and/or aggregate material to construct and maintain a senior residential community development (Lotus Village) to include parking spaces and utilities.  Approximately 8,336 cubic yards of clean fill material would be hauled in and deposited to achieve required grade elevation requirements. The proposed project is situated on an approximately 2.50-acre tract and would permanently impact approximately 0.34 acre of forested wetlands and 0.53 acre of emergent wetlands. Approximately 0.05 acre of non-wetland waters will be avoided. It is anticipated that the proposed action would have minimal impact on adjacent wetlands.