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October 2008 Agenda

Ventura County
Board of Supervisors Chambers
800 S. Victoria Avenue
Ventura, CA 93009
(805) 451-6053

This has been posted at 11 a.m., Friday, October 10, 2008.

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10:00 A.M.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2008

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY 

3.  ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. Report by the Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, negative determinations, matters not requiring public hearings, and status report on offshore oil & gas exploration & development. For specific information contact the Commission’s Energy, Ocean Resources, and Federal Consistency Division office at (415) 904-5240.

4. CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

5. 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. E-07-013 (Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Humboldt Co.)

 Motion and Vote 

Application of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to remove shut-in and abandoned fuel oil pipeline from areas in and near Humboldt Bay between the Humboldt Bay Power Plant, at King Salmon and Fields Landing, Humboldt County. (TL-SF)

6. 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. E-02-024-A3 (California State Lands Commission, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties)

 Motion and Vote 

Request by California State Lands Commission to amend permit allowing hazard removal at 18 sites along the Santa Barbara Channel by adding 4 more sites for hazard removal, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. (TL-SF)

7. REVISED FINDINGS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Condition Compliance for Permit No. E-06-013 (Poseidon Resources (Channelside), LLC, Carlsbad) Review and possible adoption of revised findings for modified Marine Life Mitigation Plan implementing Special Condition 8 of Permit No. E-06-013 for desalination facility, Carlsbad, San Diego County. (TL-SF) [POSTPONED]

b. Condition Compliance for Permit No. E-06-013 (Poseidon Resources (Channelside), LLC, Carlsbad)Review and possible adoption of revised findings for modified Energy Minimization and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan implementing Special Condition 10 of Permit No. E-06-013 for desalination facility, Carlsbad, San Diego County. (TL-SF)  [POSTPONED]

8. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. CD-42-08 (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Statewide) Consistency Determination by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 2 draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permits for discharges incidental to normal operation of vessel NPDES Vessel General Permit (VGP) to cover discharges incidental to normal operation of commercial vessels and recreational vessels greater than or equal to 79-ft. in length. (MPD-SF) [POSTPONED]

b.  CD-49-08 (Navy, Southern California)

  Motion and  Vote

Consistency Determination by U.S. Navy for existing and proposed expanded levels of training and test activities in Southern California (SOCAL) Range Complex. (MPD-SF)

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

9.  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 San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260.

10. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

11. 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-1-HMB-99-022 (Ailanto Properties, Half Moon Bay)

 Motion and  Vote 

Application to modify previously approved permit to divide 114 acres into 65 lots, construct 63 detached single-family homes on lots and provide streets, open space lots and neighborhood park areas, adjacent to east end of Grand View and Terrace Boulevards, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County. (MC-SF)

12. PUBLIC WORKS PLAN.

a. Application No. 2-06-006 (Montara Water & Sanitary District, Montara) Application of Montara Water & Sanitary District for Public Works Plan Phase I to improve specific portions of District's water system, including water storage and transmission facilities, water well production, and water treatment, at Alta Vista Site (northeast extension of Alta Vista Road); Schoolhouse site (west end of Buena Vista Park); and Cabrillo Highway (State Highway I) at Half Moon Bay Airport, San Mateo County. (RP-SF) [POSTPONED]

CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

13.  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 Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863.

14.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

 Motion and Vote

15. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Appeal No. A-3-MCO-08-045 (Skeen & Chang, Carmel)

 Motion and Vote 

Appeal by David Sabih of Monterey County decision granting permit with conditions to Dale Skeen and Jo Mei Chang to construct new 2,950 sq. ft. single-family home with 545 sq.ft. attached garage, at 26327 Scenic Road in Carmel, Monterey County. (KM-SC)

16. 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. A-3-SCO-06-006 (Willmott, Santa Cruz Co.) Application of Graham and Pamela Willmott to demolish 1-story single-family home and construct new 2-story 7,000 sq.ft. home on top of bluff, at Black’s Point adjacent to Twin Lakes State Beach, at 100 Geoffroy Drive in Live Oak beach area, Santa Cruz County. (SC-SC)

b.  Application No. A-3-SLO-07-041 (Richissin, San Luis Obispo Co.)

 Motion and  Vote 

Application of Brent Richissin to construct 4,534 sq.ft. single family home with attached garage, at 2737 Austin Court in Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (JB-SC)

 GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT

 STATEWIDE

CLOSED SESSION.

 Report from Closed Session 

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

Ailanto Properties, Inc. v. CCC et al. Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
Albert v. City of Malibu (Evans Children’s Trust et al., RPI) Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
CCC v. Allen Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
CCC v. U.S. Department of the Navy et al. Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
Winter et al. v. Natural Resources Defense Council et al. Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
City of Carlsbad v. CCC (California Dep’t of Parks & Recreation, RPI) Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
City of Malibu v. Douglas et al. (Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy et al., RPI) Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
Coalition to Save the Marina, Inc. v. CCC Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network v. California Dep’t of Transportation Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
Littlejohn v. CCC (Margolis et al., RPI) Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
North Pacifica LLC v. CCC Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
O’Sullivan v. City of San Diego Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(C).

Appeal of Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency to U.S. Secretary of Commerce 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).

17.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

 Motion and Vote

18.  COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

19.  CONSERVANCY REPORT.

20.  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

21.  DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

22.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT including report on legislation and water quality.

a.  Briefing and possible action regarding Commission’s FY08/09 budget. (SMH-SF)

 Motion and  Vote

 


Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be November 12-14 in Long Beach and December 15-17 in San Francisco.

See future agenda items (these are items submitted to the Coastal Commission and could be scheduled on future meeting agendas).