Schilling Lodge Project Timeline

The existing Tahoe Cross-Country Lodge is owned by Tahoe City Public Utility District (TCPUD) and is operated by the Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association (TCCSEA), under a Concession Agreement with TCPUD. Consistent with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requirements, TCPUD is the lead agency under CEQA for the preparation of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Tahoe Cross-Country Lodge Replacement and Expansion Project, also referred to as the Schilling Lodge Project.

Below is a timeline of notable dates and events that have already occurred regarding the project. For more details and documentation, please visit

TCCSEA responds to public questions regarding ownership and operations of the Schilling Lodge Project at TCPUD Board Meeting. Read meeting notes:

Mar 15, 2019

TCPUD hosts two Environmental Impact Report (EIR) scoping meetings to provide additional information about the Tahoe Cross-Country Lodge Replacement and Expansion Project and CEQA process.

Jul 17, 2018

TCPUD releases a Notice of Preparation (NOP) pursuant to Section 15082 of the CEQA Guidelines. The NOP is intended to inform responsible, trustee, and other affected or interested agencies and the public that an EIR will be prepared to address potential impacts resulting from implementation of the Tahoe Cross-Country Lodge Replacement and Expansion Project.

Jun 22, 2018

TCPUD Board of Directors passes motion directing TCPUD staff to evaluate the proposed Tahoe Cross-Country Lodge Replacement and Expansion Project (also referred to as the Schilling Lodge Project), four action alternatives and a no project alternative in the Environmental Impact Report (EIR).

Mar 16, 2018

TCCSEA and TCPUD re-presents the April 13th slideshow from TCPUD Board Meeting to homeowners at the Highlands Homeowners Association annual meeting.

Sept 3, 2017

Apr 21, 2017

TCPUD Board of Directors motion to accept Tahoe XC’s proposal of Site A, Site D, and no project as the three considerations with which to move forward.

Apr 13, 2017

TCCSEA presents at TCPUD meeting their two (out of five possible) preferred sites for possible locations of the Schilling Lodge.

Jan 21-22, Feb 11-12, Mar 11-12, 2017

TCCSEA hosts 6 public workshops to relay information regarding initial stages of the Schilling Lodge Project. Workshops are held at the Fairway Community Center in Tahoe City, provide visuals regarding possible site selections, early building plans and public surveys, which are collected and delivered to TCPUD for review.

Sept 17, 2015

Mr. John Mozart donates the historical Schilling residence (built 1936) and ownership is assigned to the nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association (TCCSEA). The building is then deconstructed, cataloged and placed in storage.