May 13, 2013 - June 13, 2013 The County Planner, Demian Hardman, advises that the Final Environmental Impact Report is still being reviewed internally, with no date set yet for its publication.
May 3, 2013 The County Planner, Demian Hardman, is still working on the Final Environmental Impact Report, advising in an email on May 3, 2013 that "The document is still going through its final internal review/edits, and will be available soon."
April 25, 2013 The County Planner, Demian Hardman, is still working on the Final Environmental Impact Report, advising in an email on April 25 that “It’s taking a little longer than expected. However, we are wrapping things up. I’m not sure when it will be completed, but hopefully sometime next week.”
April 19, 2013 The County Planner, Demian Hardman, advised that the final EIR will be completed soon, but he does not have a firm date.
March 20, 2013 The County Planner, Demian Hardman, advised that the final EIR will be completed by mid-April, and that it will likely appear before the County Plannng Commission in June (no date set yet).
March 7, 2013 The Couny Planner, Demian Hardman, advised that the final EIR will be completed by the end of March, and that it will likely appear before the County Plannng Commission in May (no date set yet).
February 21, 2013 The County Planner, Demian Hardman, advised that the final EIR will likely be completed in mid March. About 3-4 weeks after that, it would appear before the County Planning Commission.
January 10, 2013 The date when the project goes before the County Planning Commission may be delayed beyond late February 2013. When the County Planner was asked on January 10th if a date had been set, he advised "I do not have an expected Planning Commission date at this time. Check back with me the first week in February."
November 15, 2012 The County Planner received a package of five documents dated October 15, 2012 which addressed the biological resource concerns raised in the Draft EIR. These documents were prepared by the consultant Ms. Angie Harbin-Ireland of AMEC Environment and Infrastructure Inc., and consisted of a cover email (which included the County's emailed requests), a History of Regulatory Agency Consultation, a Biological Resource Update, Clarifications Regarding Special-Status Aquatic Invertebrates, and a Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle Survey.
November 5, 2012 The County Planner, in an email to the applicant, noted that the County expects the project to go before the County Planning Commission in February 2013.
August 14, 2012 The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates to extend the term of their contract from August 14, 2012 to August 14, 2013, and increase the payment limit by $136,322 to a new total payment not to exceed $400,422. This contract is to complete the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Creekside Memorial Park Cemetery.
April 19, 2012 to August 2, 2012 The Contra Costa County planner notified the applicant in a letter dated August 2, 2012 that the additional information requested had been received (ref letters dated April 19, 2012 , May 23, 2012, June 6, 2012, and July 16, 2012). Based on this information, Mr. Corrie is a qualified applicant. However, before Mr. Corrie can exercise his right to obtain the portion of Mr. Clancy's property through the approval of a lot line adjustment, approval of a variance to allow for a substandard parcel in an A-80 Zoning District (Exclusive Agricultural District, minimum 80 acres per parcel allowed) is required.
April 12, 2012 The Contra Costa County planner notified the applicant that the County is unable to move forward with the Creekside Memorial Park Cemetery Project unless one of three things occurs: Mr. Clancy submits a letter advising that he (Mr. Clancy) allows the project to occur on his property, or Mr. Corrie provides evidence that he is the legal owner of Mr. Clancy's property, or the project is modified to only include the subject properties that is (are) owned by Mr. Corrie. In addition, all outstanding fees must be paid for work completed to date. The document can be found here, and the attachments to the document can be found here.
February 16, 2012 The Contra Costa County planner notified the applicant that development on 33 acres of the 221 acre site had been suspended, but that the applicant may continue to move forward with a modified project on the remaining 188 acres. The document can be found here.
October 28, 2011 (Friday) Draft EIR End of public comment
October 17, 2011 (Monday) Draft EIR Public hearing
September 13, 2011 (Tuesday) Draft EIR Public release