Wilton Rancheria chooses Elk Grove site for resort, casino

June 9, 2016

By Cathy Locke

The Sacramento Bee

The Wilton Rancheria announced Thursday that it has chosen the site of a half-built mall in Elk Grove as the preferred location for its planned resort and casino.

The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs will be asked to designate the 35.9-acre parcel along Highway 99 as the preferred alternative in the environmental impact statement, prepared in response to the tribe’s application to have the land taken into trust for the project.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article82900252.html#storylink=cpy

ECOS believes that the unfinished mall in Elk Grove is the best site proposed for the new Casino, as stated in our letter sent to  the Bureau of Indian Affairs on February 29, 2016. Click here to read that letter.

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Elk Grove’s Kammerer Road, Southeast Connector Not Crucial in National Transportation Analysis For Sacramento Region

Elk Grove’s Kammerer Road, Southeast Connector Not Crucial in National Transportation Analysis For Sacramento Region

By ElkGroveNews.net

May 11, 2016

A national transportation infrastructure needs report released today and touted by the Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) did not include the Elk Grove City Council’s two most sought transportation projects – the Kammerer Road extension and the larger Southeast Connector.

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ECOS’ Comments on Kammerer Road Sphere of Incfluence in Elk Grove

April 7, 2016

These are the comments from ECOS regarding the NOTICE of PREPARATION of a DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT for the KAMMERER/HWY 99 SPHERE OF INFLUENCE AMENDMENT_(LAFC 07-15) APPLICATION.

Read the letter by clicking here or on the image below.

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Project Study Area

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Background

We also attached a copy of our comments on the DEIR for the previous SOIA (LAFC #09-10) to further elaborate on our previous concerns, most of which we believe are still relevant.

Read that letter, dated November 18, 2011, by clicking here or on the image below.

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