US Army Corps of Engineers
Alaska District

Public Notice Manager

POA-2015-564

Published Dec. 19, 2017
Expiration date: 1/18/2018

Mr. Greg Davis (Precious Earth, Inc.) stated the purpose is to install shot quarry rock to protect the northern and eastern shoreline and structures above the shoreline from further erosion and undermining of uplands. The project would also incorporate safe driveway access to Backers Lane from Precious Earth Parkway to help fully realize the use and value of the property for the owner, City of Seldovia and Kenai Peninsula Borough.

The project site is located within Section 32, T. 8 S., R. 14 W. and Sec. 6, T. 9 S., R. 14 W., Seward Meridian; USGS Quad Map Seldovia B-5; Latitude 59.433574º N., Longitude 151.717194º W.; Kenai Peninsula Borough parcels 191-130-09, 192-110-07, 192-110-06, 192-110-05, 192-110-04, and 192-110-03; Seldovia, Alaska.

SPECIAL AREA DESIGNATION: The project is located within the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and the State of Alaska Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area.

The applicant proposes to permanently discharge up to 10,000 cubic yards of quarry shot rock into a total of 0.88-acres below the high tide line (HTL, 23.1 feet above the mean lower low water elevation of 0 feet) of Seldovia Slough in order to install 770 feet of bank stabilization and a 630 foot long permanent access road to Backer’s Lane. A portion of the proposed fill would be placed below the mean high water mark (MHWM, 17.0 feet above mean lower low water elevation of 0 feet) of Seldovia Slough, which is a navigable water of the U.S. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-9, and 11), dated November 20, 2017, and (sheet 10), dated October 26, 2017.

Please contact Katherine A. McCafferty, Project Manager, at (907) 753-2692, by fax at (907) 420-0813, or by email if further information is desired concerning this notice.

POA-2015-564, Seldovia Slough_PN

POA-2015-564, Seldovia Slough_PN_Plans


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