June 2009 Agenda
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This has been updated at 10:45 a.m., Tuesday, June 2, 2009.
2.5. 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 Eureka office at (707) 445-7833.
3. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
4. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs) See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
a. City of Crescent City LCP Amendment No. CRC-MAJ-1-09 (Coasta Norte). Public hearing and action on request by City of Crescent City to amend its certified Local Coastal Program to: (1) amend text of the Multiple Family (MF) land-use designation to provide for compatible visitor-serving commercial uses that do not detract from the intended primary residential nature of the MF category; (2) amend development standards of the Coastal Zone Residential Professional zoning district (CZ-RP) to decrease lot-area-per-dwelling-unit standard from 1,500 sq.ft. to 1,250 sq.ft.; (3) redesignate the land use designation of 1.24 ac. parcel from Medical Related (MR) and Residential (R) to Multi-family (MF); and (4) reclassify zoning designation over a 7,200 sq.ft. portion of parcel from Coastal Zone Two-Family zoning district (CZ-R2) to Coastal Zone Residential Professional zoning district (CZ-RP), situated at 200 A Street, Crescent City, Del Norte County. (JB-E)
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. Appeal No. A-1-MEN-07-28 (Jackson-Grube Family, Inc., Mendocino Co.) Appeal by (1) Molly Warner & Britt Bailey, (2) Commissioners Kruer & Wan, (3) Mendocino Group Sierra Club, Friends of The Ten Mile, (4) Margery S. Cahn Trust & Whiting Family Revocable Trust from decision of County of Mendocino granting permit with conditions to Jackson-Grube Family, Inc. for building a 7-unit inn in 2 phases. Phase I consists of (1) demolition, reconstruction, and expansion of the former Orca Inn into 2,961 sq.ft., 25-ft. high 3-bedroom guest suite unit and northward extension of building containing enclosable 831 sq.ft. outdoor activity area, 255 sq.ft. caterer's kitchen, 693 sq.ft. conference room, 1,089 sq.ft. guest suite unit and 833 sq.ft. guest suite unit, (2) 1,276 sq.ft., 2-story manager's unit, (3) 1,269 sq.ft. equipment barn, 648 sq.ft. maintenance shop, and (4) 240 sq.ft. generator/pump shed. Phase II consists of (1) 2 guest suite units within detached bunkhouse of 531 sq.ft. and 757 sq.ft., (2) 2 separate guest suite cottages of 835 sq.ft. and 915 sq.ft., respectively, and (3) 778 sq.ft. spa, including wells, septic system, roads and underground utilities, at 31502 North Highway 1, (4 miles south of Westport), Mendocino County. (RSM-E) [POSTPONED]
b. Application No. 1-09-20 (City of Arcata) Application of City of Arcata to enhance wetland habitat along margin of Humboldt Bay by: (1) reconfiguring 1,634 ft. of channelized reach of Fickle Hill Creek resulting in 1,934-ft. long meandering channel; (2) installing 9 to 15 small log/boulder cover in the reconfigured channel; (3) installing wooden bridge across reconfigured channel; and (4) planting total of 2.5 ac. of native riparian vegetation along length of reconfigured channel, at lands between Highway 101 and Old Arcata Road, Arcata, Humboldt County. (MBK-E)
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. 1-03-4-A3 (Reclamation District 768, Humboldt Co.) Request by Reclamation District 768 to modify permit granted for periodic levee maintenance to allow for installation of sheetpile wall along 300(+/-) linear ft. of eroded and damaged levee, along northern shoreline of Arcata Bay and eastern bank of Mad River Slough, just north of Highway 255 bridge, Arcata, Humboldt County. (MBK-E)
7. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs) See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
a. Port Master Plan Amendment No. 24 Port of Los Angeles. Public hearing and action on request by Port of Los Angeles Master Plan Amendment No. 24 to provide new disposal sites to accommodate the remaining dredge material generated by the approved Main Channel Deepening Project (PMPA No. 21), including additional dredging: 400,000 cu.yds. at the East Turning Basin; 170,000 cu.yds. at the Southwest Slip; and 500,000 cu.yds. for Main Channel entrance widening. Disposal sites include: 5 ac. at Berths 134-135 in the Northwest Slip; 8 ac. at Berths 243-245 (former Southwest Marine Shipyard) for contaminated sediment; 50 ac. at the Cabrillo Shallow Water Habitat site; and LA-2 ocean disposal site in the Port of Los Angeles. The land uses for the fill site at the Northwest Slip (Berths 134-135) will include “General Cargo” and “Other” (rail yard, roadways, utilities, etc.) and the Southwest Marine Shipyard fill will be designated as “Other”. (AP-LB)
8. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
a. CD-046-08 (Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles Co.) Consistency determination by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for additional sites and capacity for dredged material disposal for the previously-approved Channel Deepening Project in the Port of Los Angeles. The Corps proposes to place approximately 3 million cu.yds. of dredged material at the Northwest Slip, Berths 243-245, and Cabrillo Shallow Water Habitat in the Port of Los Angeles, and at the LA-2 ocean disposal site, Los Angeles County. (LJS-SF)
Continued from Wednesday, June 10
CLOSED SESSION. At a convenient time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:
Access for All v. California Department of Transportation (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(C))
City of Oxnard et al. v. CCC (Southern California Edison, RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
City Stone & Tile, Inc. v. RMS Group et al. (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network v. CCC (Malibu Valley Farms, RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Hines v. County of Sonoma, CCC (Star, RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Marsh v. CCC (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
McAllister v. CCC (Laube et al., RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Norris et al. v. CCC et al. (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Revell v. CCC (Access for All, RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Sheppard v. Big Sur Land Trust, CCC (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Sierra Club v. California Department of Parks & Recreation et al. (County of San Luis Obispo, CCC, RPIs) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Monterey County LCP Amendment No. 1-07 (Govt. Code section 11126(e)(2)(B)
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).
[A revised legislative report (linked below) has been posted on April 27.]
24. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT including report and possible action on legislation and water quality.
a. Public Education Marketing Contract. Commission authorization to enter into a contract with a marketing firm, to be named verbally at the Commission meeting, for up to $90,000, to market the Whale Tail License Plate. (CP/SF)
Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission July 8-10, 2009 in San Luis Obispo and August 12-14, 2009 in San Francisco.