US Army Corps of Engineers
San Francisco District

Llagas Creek

LLAGAS CREEK
CONSTRUCTION

 

PROJECT LOCATION AND Description

This project is located in southern Santa Clara County, California, near the communities of Morgan Hill, San Martin, and Gilroy. The project consists primarily of channel improvements and a diversion channel to provide a 100-year flood protection to urban areas and 10-year protection to agricultural areas.

 

TOTAL FUNDING

 

TOTAL COST

                     $ 105,000,000

FEDERAL COST

                     $   65,000,000

NON-FEDERAL COST

                     $   40,000,000

 

 

TOTAL FEDERAL COST THROUGH FY 2018

                     $     3,074,000

FY 2019 BUDGET

                     $                   0

COST TO COMPLETE

                     $   61,926,000

 

FY 18 ACCOMPLISHMENTS (based on the availability of funds)

  • Execution of a Contributed funds agreement
  • Revision of the existing PMP
  • Initiation of LRR

FY 19 ACCOMPLISHMENTS (based on the availability of funds)

  • Complete LRR and NED benefits Analysis
  • Independent External Peer Review of the LRR.

ISSUES AND OTHER INFORMATION

  • The Santa Clara Valley Water District is the NFS.
  • This project did not receive funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Title IV, Pub. L. No. 111-5, 123 Stat. 115, Feb. 17, 2009.
  • Section 3022 of the WRDA 2007 directed the Corps to complete the project, which was originally authorized for Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) construction, without consideration of 902 limits or positive net benefits, and allowed for the NFS to provide its financial obligations only in the form of Land, Easements, Rights-Of-Way, Relocation, and Disposal Areas (LERRD).
  • SPN received notification in August 2014 to negotiate a Contributed Funds agreement to complete the LRR.
  • The NFS has approved the Contributed Funds agreement.
  • Based on NFS approval the Contributed Funds agreement will be submitted for Approval to the MSC.

CONGRESSIONAL INTEREST

  • 19th District, Rep. Zoe Lofgren

POINT OF CONTACT

  • Deputy for Project Management, Arijs A. Rakstins, (415) 503-6720

Updated on 26 February 2018


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Contact

General Questions
415-503-6708
450 Golden Gate
San Francisco, CA 94102