Residential and Commercial Development
Alhambra Highlands Project, Martinez, Richland Development Corporation: May & Associates, Inc. conducted plant community and habitat mapping and baseline level surveys for threatened and endangered species in support of the Alhambra Highlands Residential Development Program. Prepared wetland delineations, wetland permit applications, and Biological Assessment documents in support of wetland and endangered species permits and agreements. Assisted with negotiating mitigation for Alameda Whipsnake. Ongoing 2001 to 2005.
City of Oakley, General Plan Update: May & Associates, Inc. conducted reconaissance -level surveys for threatened and endangered species in support of the Oakley 2002 general plan update. May & Associates, Inc. also prepared the biological impact analysis for the general plan update. 2003.
Calvaras County Planning Department, Oak Canyon Ranch: Conducted biological studies in support of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) document for the 1,800 acre Oak Canyon Ranch residential/golf course development site, Calaveras County. Subconsultant to Pacific Municipal Consultants. Ongoing, 2000 to present.
Potter-Taylor Properties: May & Associates, Inc. routinely provides on-call assistance with biological and wetland constraints analyses for prospective projects and land purchases. These services are provided to identify biological resources issues that may result in significant project delays or mitigation costs. Ongoing, 2003 to present.
Richland Development Corporation, Black Diamond Estates Residential Development Project: May & Associates, Inc. conducted a delineation of waters of the United States on a 289-acre site proposed for residential development near Antioch, Contra Costa County, CA. For this project, May & Associates, Inc. also conducted a biological resource surveys, obtained a Nationwide 26 wetland fill permit, performed San Joaquin kit fox preconstruction clearance surveys, prepared a wetland and special-status mitigation and monitoring plan, and implemented a wetland habitat creation and enhancement in the spring of 1999. Ongoing, 1995 to present.
Sacramento Autoplex Development Site: Conducted biological resource studies in support of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for a proposed commercial autoplex site in Sacramento, CA. Subconsultant to EDAW, Inc. 2000 to 2001.
Northstar at Grass Valley: May & Associates, Inc. conducted a delineation of a 760-acre site to identify jurisdictional waters of the United States that were subject to regulation under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Delineated jurisdictional habitats within the 760-acre site using U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' approved delineation methods. This project was conducted in support of a Specific Plan for a residential development project located in Grass Valley, Nevada County, CA. Subconsultant to Pacific Municipal Consultants. 2001.
Pacific Municipal Consultants, Quail Lake, Homesites at Squaw Creek, Northstar Village, Retreat (at Northstar), Tuscany Hills, Villa Ticino West, and Don Alejandro Valdez Community Plan Projects: Conducted various surveys (e.g. biological resource surveys for special-status plant and wildlife species, heritage and landmark trees, and aquatic invertebrates) for multiple proposed residential projects. Projects were located in Calaveras, Fresno, Nevada, Placer, and San Joaquin Counties. Prepared habitat mapping, impact assessments and analyses, and proposed mitigation measures for biological sections of EIRs. Subconsultant to Pacific Municipal Consultants. 1998 to 2004.
Sand Creek Specific Plan Area, Antioch, CA: Performed biological resource Sanstudies in support of a specific plan ammendment to the City of Antioch. Conducted biological resource surveys, including wetland delineation studies on 1,400 acres near the city of Antioch, Contra Costa County. The project site encompassed numerous natural communites with several special-status species including California tiger salamander, California red-legged frog, crownscale, Mount Diablo manzanita, Contra Costa manzanita, and Brewer's dwarf flax. Currently, the project is in the wetland permitting and federal Endangered Species Act permitting phase and negotiations on mitigation are in progress. 1998 to present.
City of Mt. Shasta, Knauf Fiberglass Manufacturing Plant: Conducted surveys for rare plants, California red-legged frogs, and wetland delineations for the proposed Knauf fiberglass manufacturing plant project located in the city of Mt. Shasta, Shasta County. Subconsultant to CH2Mhill. 1997.

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