Proposal: divide 122 acres into 22 single family lots centering on an artificial 10-acre lake reserved exclusively for waterski use.

Location: Middletown, access at 16756 Butts Canyon Rd

Land is currently zoned Rural Residential; proposed change to Planned Development Residential. Just outside proposed Middletown CGB, adjacent to Village Faire subdivision.

Applicant: Kurt Steil & Gary Johnson, 40 Trailview, Novato, CA 94945

Issues include wetland destruction, aquifer depletion, and air quality (100,000 yards of serpentine soil is to be excavated). See Sierra Club comment letter. The Community Development Department recommended approval with a Mitigated Negative Declaration, but on Nov 9, 2006 the Planning Commission required an EIR.