Category: Channel Dredging

San Rafael Creek Dredge Plans and Quantities Released

City of San Rafael Individual Parcel Dredge Plans and Quantities Released In anticipation of a joint dredging effort between the City of San Rafael and several individual dock and marina homeowners in San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood, the City has released updated dredge plans and calculated dredge quantities for all parcels who participated in an umbrella … Continued

Marin Projects receive Federal funding

Money OK’d for San Rafael canal dredging, East Sir Francis Drake Blvd. bike lane – San Rafael, CA – Two major infrastructure projects in San Rafael will move forward with an influx of federal dollars. Last week, President Joe Biden signed H.R. 2471, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022,” which included $6.75 million for canal dredging … Continued

San Rafael Channel Dredging – remember to apply!

On Friday, May 28, 2021 the Fiscal Year 2022 President’s Budget was released, and included $6,750,000 for San Rafael Channel Dredging. On July 2, 2021 the City sent a letter to all San Rafael Channel (Canal) waterfront property owners with an update on dredging and the Umbrella Permitting process, given that the Channel was now awarded $6,75m towards … Continued

How the cost of Umbrella Permitting will be apportioned among participating properties

After careful considerations on this specific topic, the City and consultant Haley & Aldrich have developed an approach for apportioning the cost of Umbrella Permitting among participating waterfront Channel property owners. There are two costs which will need to be apportioned as a part of the umbrella private dock/marina dredging process (i.e. all dredging that occurs … Continued

Public Works, U.S. Army Corps, and Audubon Society staff meet with BRRIT on Tiscornia Marsh Restoration Project using San Rafael dredging materials

On January 27th Public Works staff, project managers from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the Audubon Society Tiscornia Marsh project leads met with the San Francisco Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT) to discuss how to address the challenges to getting the Tiscornia Marsh permitted as a deposit location for sediments removed … Continued

Summer/Fall 2022 New Target Date for Dredging

On Tuesday, January 19th the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its 2021 Work Plan for projects the Corps would execute during the FY 2021 cycle – including all dredging activities summer/fall 2021. San Rafael was not funded in this cycle for the dredging of its federal channel. Though the dredging target date has been delayed a … Continued

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