A change order to Riverside County’s contract with Helix Environmental Construction Group Inc. for the Integrated Mitigation Project in French Valley was approved during the Tuesday, Dec. 7, Riverside County Board of Supervisors meeting.
The 5-0 vote added $606,282 to the authorized contract amount of $1,799,289. The change order addresses planting and irrigation requirements which were included in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit.
The Integrated Mitigation Project will improve existing conditions by decreasing erosion, increasing soil moisture retention, removing non-native plants and increasing native vegetation which will aid dependent species along the watershed. Functional improvements will enhance water quality in the watershed. The off-site mitigation complies with