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OCTOBER 2011 AGENDA

HUNTINGTON BEACH CITY HALL
2000 MAIN STREET
            HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA 92648
            (562) 972-9854

The phone number will only be in service during the meeting.

9:00 A.M

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

3.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. Public comments will be heard at 9:00 am for items not on the agenda, for no more than 30 minutes. For those unable to attend the early comment period, there will be additional comment time available later in the day.

4.  WETLANDS BRIEFING. Staff briefing on the definition and delineation of wetlands in the coastal zone. (JD-E)

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

5.  CONSENT CALENDAR See AGENDA CATEGORIES.     Motion and Vote

a. University of California Santa Barbara Notice of Impending Development De Minimis No. 4-11 (Research Greenhouse). Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by the University of California Santa Barbara for the demolition of 1,300 sq. ft. of existing 2,400 sq. ft. Building 539 and construction of a 23-ft. high, 600 sq. ft. Alpine Greenhouse and a 23-ft. high, 2,700 sq. ft. Research Greenhouse, including removal of two non-native trees, widening of access road, and minimal grading on Main Campus at the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (KB-V)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (LOS ANGELES COUNTY)

6.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. Application No. 5-11-201 (McBrearty and Ware Trust, Long Beach) Application of McBrearty and Ware Trust to remove and replace private U-shaped floating boat dock and gangway in same location using existing piles, at 5515 E. Sorrento Drive (Alamitos Bay), Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.    Motion and Vote

a. Application No. 5-11-93 (Chamberlaine, Pacific Palisades) Application of Barry Chamberlaine to demolish single family home and construct new, 25 ft.-high, 3,988 sq.ft. single family home, at 15337 De Pauw Street, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (JDA-LB)

b. Application No. 5-11-171 (Grand Prix Association of Long Beach & City of Long Beach, Special Events & Film Bureau) Application of Grand Prix Association of Long Beach & City of Long Beach, Special Events & Film Bureau for the 2012 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (April 13-15, 2012), including installation and removal of temporary facilities for traffic and public accommodations, at Downtown Shoreline, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

NORTH COAST DISTRICT

8.  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.

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

10. 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-09-52 (Blue Port, L.L.C., Mendocino Co.) Appeal by Commissioners Wan & Kruer from decision of County of Mendocino granting permit with conditions to Blue Port, L.L.C. to construct 5,183 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 675 sq.ft. garage, and 1,536 square feet of upper and lower attached decks (for a total structural size of 7,394 square feet) and average height of 18 feet above natural grade. Associated developments include 2,400 sq.ft. barn, 600 sq.ft. guest house with attached deck and 192 sq.ft. cabana, 192 sq.ft. hobby workshop, 216 sq.ft. garden storage shed, 160 sq.ft. cabana with attached deck, and replace existing shed. Install septic system, driveway, water storage tank, well, and roof mounted solar and temporary use of guest cottage during construction, at 12350 South Highway One, Elk, Mendocino County. (MBK-E)
 Motion and  Vote
 
b.  Application No. 1-10-32 (Humboldt County Resource Conservation District) Application of Humboldt County Resource Conservation District to restore hydraulic capacity, fish habitat, and water quality in the lower Salt River and lower Francis Creek; re-establishing natural ecological processes; improve drainage, fish passage, and water quality; address sediment sources in headwater areas of Salt River watershed; and increase tidal prism (volume of water exchanged on each tidal cycle) into Salt River and extent of estuarine habitat through restoration on Riverside Ranch, at Salt River & Francis Creek, near Ferndale, Humboldt County. (MBK-E)
 Motion and  Vote

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

11.  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.

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

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

a.  City of Malibu LCP Amendment No. MAJ-1-11 Part A. Public hearing and action on request by City of Malibu to amend its certified Local Implementation Plan to allow lighting of the main sports fields at public high schools in the Institutional zone as a conditional use. (DC-V)
 Motion and  Vote
 Motion and  Vote

14. LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

[ Items 14a and 15a below share a single, combined staff report.]
 
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote

a. University of California Santa Barbara Long Range Development Plan Amendment No. 2-10 (Bioengineering Building). Public hearing and action on request by the University of California Santa Barbara to amend its Long Range Development Plan to reconfigure Potential Building Location No. 16; transfer 7,700 assignable square feet from Potential Building Location No. 7 to Potential Building Location No. 16; remove 22 parking spaces from Parking Lot No. 7; and relocate existing bicycle path/parking, to allow for construction of a 48,690 assignable sq.ft. Bioengineering Building on Main Campus at the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (KB-V)

15. NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT.

a. University of California Santa Barbara Notice of Impending Development No. 2-11 (Bioengineering Building). Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by the University of California Santa Barbara for demolition/removal of two existing structures; construction of a 59 ft. high, three-story, LEED certified, 89,744 gross sq.ft. (48,690 assignable sq.ft.) building with vivarium facilities in basement and mechanical area on roof; removal of 64 trees; relocation of 3 trees; removal of 22 parking spaces from Parking Lot No. 7; relocation of bicycle path/parking; and construction of pedestrian walkways, service access road, landscaping, additional bicycle parking, and 39,900 cu.yds. of grading (20,350 cu.yds. cut, 19,550 cu.yds. fill) on Main Campus at the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (KB-V)

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. 4-10-055 (Los Angeles County Department of Public Works) Application of Los Angeles County Department of Public Works to repair and restore 120 linear ft. segment of western stream bank of lower Topanga Creek including laying slope of western creek bank back to a less steep gradient of 1.5:1; widening creek by relocating toe of rip rap 5 feet further landward of its existing location; revegetate and restore slope with native vegetation; add 382 cu.yds. of rip rap to repair existing rock slope area; and 2,144 cu.yds. of grading (1,276 cu.yds. cut and 868 cu.yds. fill) at Topanga Creek, immediately downstream of Pacific Coast Highway overpass, Los Angeles County. (KB-V)
 Motion and  Vote

17. 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.  Coastal Development Permit Amendment No. 4-99-276-A4 (Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, Los Angeles Co.) Request by Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District to amend permit to eliminate Special Condition No. 6 (Athletic Field Lighting Restriction) to allow future lighting of the main sports field at Malibu High School subject to the requirements of the Malibu LCP as proposed to be amended above in LCP Amendment No. MAJ-1-11, 30215 Morning View Drive, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (DC-V)
 Motion and  Vote
Amending  Motion and Vote

ENFORCEMENT

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

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT

19.  DEPUTY DIRECTOR’S REPORT FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY. 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.

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

21. 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-RPV-10-002 (Conroy, Rancho Palos Verdes) Appeal by Commissioners Shallenberger & Wan, James Huston & Pamela Simes Fleming & Don Fleming from decision of City of Rancho Palos Verdes granting permit to Brian & Jenifer Conroy for approving (after-the-fact) pool, spa and outdoor chimney barbeque in rear yard area of bluff top property, at 24 Sea Cove Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)
 Motion and  Vote
[ Items 21b and 21c share a single, combined staff report;
            an addendum appended to it has been posted on October 3.]
 Motion and  Vote

b. Appeal No. A-5-PPL-11-28 (Robert Dolbinski, Pacific Palisades) Appeal by Gerald B. Kagan from decision of City of Los Angeles granting permit to Robert Dolbinski to construct 3-story, 1,966 sq.ft. single-family home on vacant 3,170 sq.ft. lot, at 370 Vance Street & 375 East Rustic Road, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

c. Application No. 5-11-56 (Dolbinski & Chen, Pacific Palisades) Application of Robert Dolbinski & Jeanne Chen to construct 3-story, 1,966 sq.ft. single-family home on vacant 3,170 sq.ft. lot, at 370 Vance Street, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB)

 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:

CCC v. Allen  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                CCC v. Feduniak  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Citizens for a Better Eureka v. CCC  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Mariposa Land Co., Ltd. V. CCC et al.  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Norberg v. CCC et al.  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Ross v. CCC et al. (Malibu Bay Co., RPI)  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Security National Guaranty, Inc. v. State of California  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Security National Guaranty, Inc. v. State of California  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Sterling v. CCC  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Wettengel v. CCC  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Wilson v. CCC  Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Allen v. Radosevich, CCC, Govt. Code §11126(e)(2)(A).
                Ackerberg et al. v. CCC (Access for All et al., RPI), 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).

22. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

23. COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

24. CONSERVANCY REPORT.

25. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

26. DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

27. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT including reports and possible Commission action on legislation and water quality.

a. Interagency Agreement. Interagency Agreement between the California Coastal Commission and the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC). Approval of transfer of federal funds to BCDC for implementation of the California Coastal Management Program for Fiscal Year 2011-2012. (MJ-SF)