planning:  Environmental Document Preparation (CEQA and NEPA)

Environmental Documentation for Career Technical Education and Regional Training Center

Kern High School District, Bakersfield, California

Approved in 2017, this project consists of a Career and Technical Education Regional Training Center (CTERTC) intended to provide a curriculum of career-oriented courses for high school students, along with up to two additional support educational school campuses and associated facilities.  Consisting of approximately 150,000 square feet of buildings, the project includes  a combination of innovative student instruction spaces, recreational uses, and related services. Provost & Pritchard prepared an initial study and mitigated negative declaration to evaluate the potentially impacts of the project which were largely related to biological resources and traffic.