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June 2008 Agenda

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Chambers
575 Administration Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(415) 407-3211
 

Updated at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, June 12, 2008.
 

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10:00 A.M.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2008

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

 

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

3. ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 5-07-339 (M.P. Boat Slips, Long Beach) Application of M.P. Boat Slips to remove and replace damaged portions of concrete dock floats in same configuration within 178-slip private marina, at 6310 E. Pacific Coast Highway (Marina Pacifica Condominiums, Alamitos Bay), Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED]

4.  CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

 Motion and Vote

a. Application No. 5-08-88 (Brooks, Venice) Application of Max & Michelle Brooks to demolish one-story, 855 sq.ft., single-family home and detached garage on 3,330 sq.ft. lot facing a walk street, and construct two-story, 28-ft. high, 855 sq.ft. single-family home with three on-site parking spaces, at 814 Marco Place, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b. Application No. 5-08-110 (Binder, Venice) Application of Sarah Binder to demolish two-story duplex, and construct three-story, 35-ft. high (with 40-ft. high roof access structure), 4,243 sq.ft. duplex with attached four-car garage on 2,528 sq.ft. beachfront lot , at 2703 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

5.  DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public. For specific information contact the Commission's Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071. [APPROVED]

6.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

 Motion and Vote

7. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  City Of Redondo Beach LCP Amendment No. RDB-MIN-1-08 (Electronic Messages). Public hearing and action on request by the City of Redondo Beach to amend its certified Local Coastal Program, affecting the Implementation Plan. The requested LCP amendment would make minor revisions to various sections of the Implementation Plan to 1) modify electronic messages displayed for live performance theatres with no less than 1,000 seats, and 2) to amend the LCP for clarification and consistency with the current Building and Fire Codes. The certified Land Use Plan (LUP) portion of the LCP is not affected by this amendment. (GB-LB) [APPROVED]

8. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application number A-5-MNB-08-111 (AVP, Manhattan Beach) Appeal by William Victor from decision of City of Manhattan Beach granting permit to Association of Volleyball Professional scheduled for September 19-21-, 2008 for the 2008 Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament. (CP-LB) [NO SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND]

 Motion and Vote

9. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a.  Appeal No. A-5-VEN-07-397 (Bureau Of Engineering, Los Angeles) De Novo hearing for an appeal of City of Los Angeles Local Coastal Development Permit No. 06-07 approved for the replacement of damaged sluice gate within the City of Los Angeles sanitary sewer system, including installation of 980-ft. long temporary above-ground sewer bypass pipe (with portable pumps) along west bank of Grand Canal, between Hurricane Street and Driftwood Street, at 3500-3900 Grand Canal Esplanade, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

 Motion and Vote

b.  Application No. 5-06-236 (City Of Los Angeles, Venice) Application of City of Los Angeles, to replace damaged sluice gate within the City of Los Angeles sanitary sewer system, install 980-ft. long temporary above-ground sewer bypass pipe (with portable pumps) along west bank of Grand Canal, between Hurricane Street and Driftwood Street, at 3500-3900 Grand Canal Esplanade, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

 Motion and Vote

c. Application No. 5-07-323 (Sempra Energy Utilities, Playa del Rey) Application of Sempra Energy Utilities to reroute damaged gas company's waste water line and place underground within facility's existing access roadway, re-connect to existing line along Jefferson Boulevard, and remove temporary above grade line approved under emergency permit. Applicant will follow up with restoration plan for area within wetlands damaged by line break, in consultation with the Department of Fish and Game, at Ballona Wetlands South of Jefferson and Culver, within existing facilities access road, Playa del Rey, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to Consent Calendar]

10. PERMIT AMENDMENTS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. An Amendment below may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed like other Consent Calendar items (See above) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of 3 or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner material amendments are processed.

a. Permit No. 5-91-286-A6 (City of Los Angeles, Pacific Palisades) Application of City of Los Angeles to amend Special Condition #3 to allow for the sale of two of twenty-two City owned, canyon rim lots (615 and 623 Alma Real Drive). The money would be directed to an established Trust Fund and used solely for the completion of all remaining phases of development of the Potrero Canyon Park Restoration Project. Specifically, monies generated from the sale of these two lots would fund additional needed geologic investigations of Potrero Canyon, and creation of final grading plans and park plans for the canyon. Permission to sell additional lots will require application for a subsequent amendment, at 15101 Pacific Coast Highway, Potrero Canyon, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (GB-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to Consent Calendar]

ENFORCEMENT

11.  ENFORCEMENT REPORT. Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF)

12.  Commission Consent Cease and Desist Order No. CCC-08-CD-03 (Five S Properties LTD - Malibu, Los Angeles County) Public hearing and Commission action on proposed Cease and Desist Order directing Five S Properties LTD to cease and desist from performing or maintaining unpermitted development, including, but not limited to, beach grading, removal of sand from within the intertidal area, and construction of sand berms, on and seaward of 27930 Pacific Coast Highway, City of Malibu, Los Angeles County, APN 4460-032-019. (ANM-SF) [APPROVED]

 Motion and  Vote

An addenum has been appended to the staff report for item 13a below on June 11.

13.  Commission Cease and Desist Order No. CCC-08-CD-07 (Gualala Festivals Committee, Gualala, Mendocino County.) Public hearing and Commission action on proposed Cease and Desist Order directing the Gualala Festivals Committee to cease and desist from undertaking or threatening to undertake development without the necessary coastal development permit, including, but not limited to, conducting a fireworks display over the Gualala River estuary or 39170 South Highway One, Gualala, Mendocino County (APN 145-261-12) (NC-SF) [APPROVED]

 Motion and  Vote

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

14.  DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT. Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, LCP matters not requiring public hearings, and on comments from the public. For specific information contact the Commission's Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.

a.  County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. STB-MAJ-1-05-A (Board of Architectural Review Procedures). Concurrence with Executive Director's determination that action by the County of Santa Barbara, accepting certification of Amendment No. 1-05-A with modifications, is legally adequate (SLG-V). [APPROVED]

15.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

 Motion and Vote

16. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

Addenda have been appended to the staff reports for items 16a and 16e below on June 10.

a.  City of Malibu LCP Amendment No. 1-07. Public hearing and action on request by City of Malibu to amend its LCP to: 1) amend lot development criteria of Single Family zoning district to reduce minimum lot width standard for beachfront lots, and 2) change land use and zoning designation of property known as 5920 Paseo Canyon Road from Public Open Space to Single Family Residential-Low Density. (DC-V) [APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS]

 Motion and  Vote

 Motion and Vote

Amending  Motion and  Vote

b. UCSB Notice of Impending Development No. 2-08 (University Plaza Kiosk). Notice of Impending Development by University of California at Santa Barbara for installation of prefabricated metal information kiosk that would provide information and parking permits to campus visitors in center of University Plaza Circle, south of Mesa Road, on University of California Santa Barbara campus, Santa Barbara County. (JF-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to Consent Calendar]

c. UCSB Notice of Impending Development No. 3-08 (Technical Greenhouse). Notice of Impending Development by the University of California at Santa Barbara for removal of existing 2,000 sq. ft. greenhouse shade structure and 96 sq.ft. shed and replacement with 1,800 sq. ft. commercial grade greenhouse, south of Webb Hall and north of Noble Hall, on Main Campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara Campus, Santa Barbara County. (JF-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to Consent Calendar]

d.  Pepperdine University LRDP Amendment No. 1-08 (Minor). Public Hearing and action on request by Pepperdine University to amend its Long Range Development Plan to reflect modifications to the footprint of the approved Firestone Fieldhouse building (Facilities 302A, 352, and 355), at 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (BJC-V) [APPROVED]

e.  Ventura County Channel Islands Harbor Public Works Plan Notice of Impending Development No. 3-07 (Channel Islands Harbor Marina Restroom and Public Restroom Remodel). Public hearing and action on notice of impending development by Channel Islands Harbor to repair and reconstruct one existing restroom building and one existing restroom/office building, and repair one public restroom located along the west side of the harbor in the linear park at 3840, 3850, and 3750 Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, Ventura County. (AT-V)

 Motion and Vote

17. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES. Attention: Items appearing in this section of the agenda may be moved to the Consent Calendar for this area by the Executive Director when, prior to taking up the Consent Calendar, staff and the applicant are in agreement on the staff recommendation. If an item is moved to the Consent Calendar it will be processed in the same manner as other Consent Calendar items (See AGENDA CATEGORIES) except that if that item is subsequently removed from the Consent Calendar by a vote of three or more commissioners, the item will be acted upon at the meeting in the order in which it originally appears on this Meeting Notice and in the manner Coastal Permit Applications are processed. The purpose of this procedural change is to expedite the Commission's coastal development permit process.

a. Application No. 4-06-153 (Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Los Angeles County Department of Public Works to construct new 71 linear ft. soldier pile retaining wall and after-the-fact authorization of 90 ft. soldier pile retaining wall with 5-ft. chain link fence on top of 3.5-ft. concrete barrier rail; reconstruct 795 sq. ft. of Grandview Drive roadway; and 187 cu. yds. of grading at Grandview Drive, 60 ft. north of Falls Drive, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (SLG-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to Consent Calendar]

Addenda have been appended to the staff reports for items 17b, 17c and 17d below on June 10.

b. Application No. 4-06-167 (Kinyon, Los Angeles Co.) Application of Barry Kinyon to construct 2-story, 35 ft., 4,977 sq.ft. single family home with 2 car garage, driveway, septic system, 1409 cu. yds. of grading (946 cu.yds. cut & 463 cu.yds. fill) at 24775 Saddle Peak Road, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (AT-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to Consent Calendar]

c. Application No. 4-07-118 (City of Ventura, Ventura Co.) Application of City of Ventura for maintenance dredging of Ventura Keys on as-needed basis for period of ten years. Dredging will include approximately 350,000 cu. yds. of material, not to exceed 100,000 cu. yds. in one year. Dredged material will be deposited in surf zone at Cell 1 of Pierpont Groin Field, and in surf zone or nearshore waters of mouth of Santa Clara River. The work will take place in and adjacent to Ventura Keys, Ventura, Ventura County. (AT-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to Consent Calendar]

d.  Application No. 4-07-154 (Seacliff Beach Colony Homeowners, Ventura Co.) Application of Seacliff Beach Colony Homeowners to repair 2,040 ft. long rock revetment involving retrieval of dislodged rocks from sandy beach and addition of approximately 5,000 tons of new armor stone to restore revetment to its original design height.  No rock will be placed seaward of existing toe of revetment.  In addition, the project includes removal of un-permitted landscaping and privacy wall blocking public access trail located immediately landward of revetement, removal of 19 un-permitted private beach access stairways between public trail and sandy beach, improvement of two beach access stairways for public use, and demolish and reconstruct one additional beach access stairway for public use at 5310 - 5518 Rincon Beach Park Drive, Ventura County (JJ-V). [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

 Motion and Vote

e. Application No. 4-08-007 (University of California, Santa Barbara) Application of University of California Natural Reserve System and Marine Science Institute to implement a program to protect the western snowy plover including, installation of year-round, 400-meter-long (1,312-ft.-long) fence to delineate main roosting area near mouth of Devereux Slough; installation of additional 400 meters of fencing during plover breeding season (March 15 - September 15) to delineate breeding area extending from western portion of roosting area fence to western boundary of Coal Oil Point Reserve; and installation of signage at Sands Beach, Coal Oil Point Reserve on West Campus at University of California, Santa Barbara. (JF-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS, moved to Consent Calendar]

18. REVISED FINDINGS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 18a below on June 10.

a.  Application No. 4-06-163 (Malibu Valley Farms, Inc., Los Angeles Co.) Malibu Valley Farms, Inc. granted permit with conditions for after-the-fact approval of equestrian facility used for horse breeding, raising, training, stabling, exercising, boarding and rehabilitation, including as-built riding arenas, fencing, a dirt access road with two at-grade crossings through Stokes Creek, corrals, paddock, mare motel, shelters, covered pipe barns, tack rooms, barn, manure storage areas, and parking lot. Project includes addition of vegetative swales, bioretention basin with riprap pad, and 0.5-acre riparian restoration, and removal of various pipe and covered corrals, cross-tie areas, storage containers, and tack rooms, located at 2200 Stokes Canyon Road, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County. (DC-V) [Findings APPROVED]

 Motion and Vote

Amending  Motion and  Vote

STATEWIDE

CLOSED SESSION. At a convenient time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:

Revell et al. v. CCC (Access for All, RPI) Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Yandow et al. v. CCC Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Mulholland Land Co.et al. v. CCC Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
CCC v. Pacific Alliance Holdings Inc. et al. Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
CCC v. U.S. Department of the Navy et al. Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Natural Resources Defense Council et al. v. Winter et al. Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network et al. v. CCC (Malibu Valley Farms, Inc., RPI) Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club Partners LP et al. v. CCC (City of San Diego et al., RPI) Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Sierra Club v. CCC (La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club et al., RPI) Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Sheppard et al. v. Big Sur Land Trust, CCC Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Surfrider Foundation et al. v. CCC (Poseidon Resources (Channelside) LLC et al. RPI) Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Appeal of Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Manchester Pacific Gateway LLC v. CCC Govt. Code - 11126(e)(2)(A)
Gualala Festivals Committee v. CCC (Govt. Code 11126(e)(2)(A))

The Commission is authorized to discuss these matters in a closed session pursuant to Government Code Sections 11126(e)(2)(A) and (2)(C). In addition, the Commission may consider matters which fall under Government Code Section 11126(e)(2)(B) or (2)(C). The Commission may also consider personnel matters which fall under Government Code Section 11126(a).

19. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

20. COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

a.  Briefing and update on Commission's FY07-08 Budget. (SMH-SF)

21. CONSERVANCY REPORT.

22. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

23. DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

24. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT including report on legislation and water quality.

a. Legislation. The Commission will hear a report and may act on legislation.
(SC-SAC)

b. Public Education Interagency Agreement. Authorization to amend an existing $153,582 interagency agreement with the California Department of Boating and Waterways to add up to $10,000 in funds, for a new total of $163,582.
(CP-SF)

c. Nonpoint Source Program Contract. Authorization for Executive Director to enter into an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) for the Commission to continue implementation of the Plan for California's Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program. (JHG-SF)

 General Public Comment