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February 2012 Agenda

Santa Cruz County
Board of Supervisors Chambers
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz
, CA 95060
(831) 588-4112

 

9:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

3.  AGENDA CHANGES

4.  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.

ENFORCEMENT

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

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

6.  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.

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

[An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 7.5a on February 7.]

7.5. NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT.

a.  Montara Water and Sanitary District Public Works Plan Notice of Impending Development No. SMC-NOID-2-10 (Alta Vista Well). Public hearing and action on a notice of impending development by Montara Water and Sanitary District to convert a test well to a production well, (located 890 feet northeast of the District's existing water storage tank on unpaved extension of Alta Vista Road) in the unincorporated Montara area of San Mateo County. (RP-SF)
 Motion and Vote

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

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

10. CATEGORIAL EXCLUSION.

a.  Santa Cruz County Categorical Exclusion Amendment Request No. E-82-4-A6 (Hoop House Exclusion). Request by Santa Cruz County for an amendment to categorical exclusion order E-82 designed to exclude agricultural hoop houses from coastal permit requirements. (SC-SC) [POSTPONED]

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

a.  Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. SCO-2-10 Part 1 (Hoop Houses). Public hearing and action on request by Santa Cruz County to amend the LCP to: 1) add hoop houses as a principally permitted use on agricultural land; 2) allow alternative zoning setbacks for hoop houses on agricultural land, and; 3) to reference Categorical Exclusion Amendment No. E-82-4-A6 (excluding hoop houses from coastal permit requirements) in the LCP. (SC-SC) [WITHDRAWN]

12. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

[Additional materials recieved have been appended to the staff report below on February 6.]

 
a.  Appeal No. A-3-STC-11-076 (Santa Cruz Seaside Co., Santa Cruz Co.) Appeal by Gillian Greensite of City of
Santa Cruz decision granting permit with conditions to Santa Cruz Seaside Co. to recognize emergency project for removal of five heritage eucalyptus trees located on bluff fronting 201 West Cliff Drive (Sea and Sand Inn) above Cowells Beach in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County. (SC-SC)
 Motion and  Vote

13. 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. 3-11-031 (Degarimore, Morro Bay) Application of Giovanni Degarimore to expand existing floating boat dock, improve outdoor seating area with additional windscreens and retractable awning, and relocate sportfishing business to project site, at 1001 Front Street along Morro Bay Embarcadero in Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County. (MC-SC)

STATEWIDE

13.3.  Coastal Program 40th Anniversary Report. Staff presentation on accomplishments and implementation of the Commission's program in the Central Coast Region, focusing on Big Sur area as a specific example. For information, contact the Commission's Central Coast District at (831) 427-4863.

13.5. Commission Field Trip. The Commission will take a field trip, leaving the Santa Cruz Board Chambers at approximately 11:30 am on Thursday, February 9, to visit various points along the Pacific Coast Highway and the Santa Cruz coastline. The Commission will return at approximately 2:30 pm to complete its remaining agenda. The public is invited to attend by following the Commission vehicle(s) in private vehicles and joining the Commission at designated stops. Limited seating may be available on the Commission bus. A more detailed itinerary will be available at a later date. For more information, please contact the Commission’s Central District office in Santa Cruz at (831) 427-4863.

14.  Federal Consistency Briefing. Presentation on the procedures for Commission review of activities under the federal Coastal Zone Management Act. (MPD-SF)

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY

15.  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.

16. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  CD-055-11 (Army Corps, Humboldt Co.) Consistency determination by U.S Army Corps of Engineers for 5-year maintenance dredging program, with disposal at offshore disposal site HOODS and a pilot nearshore disposal site (the Humboldt Bay Demonstration Site (HBDS) on the north spit), Humboldt Bay, Humboldt County. (LK-SF) [POSTPONED]

NORTH COAST DISTRICT

17.  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.

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

19. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Appeal No. A-1-MEN-09-051 (Yasskin, Dakers, Drake & Graham, Mendocino Co.) Appeal by Commissioners Wan & Kruer from decision of County of Mendocino granting permit with conditions to Aron Yasskin & Laviva Dakers and Colin Drake & Sasha Graham for minor subdivision of 22.84 acre parcel to create 2 parcels of approximately 10.9 acres and 11.93 acres, at 44401 Gordon Lane, Mendocino, Mendocino County. (TG-E)

b.  Appeal No. A-1-ARC-12-003 (Humboldt State University Foundation, Arcata) Appeal by Commissioners Brennan & Bloom from decision of City of Arcata granting permit with conditions to Humboldt State University Foundation for redevelopment of 7.3 acre site, which is used as HSU's corporation yard, physical plant, shipping and receiving center, stops, warehousing center, and construction management offices. Remodel existing building, replace existing fencing, patch small portions of existing pavement and repave, adjustments to site access, landscaping, hazardous material abatement, and addition of ADA compliant restrooms, fire sprinkler system, doors and locker rooms, elevator, new service doors, new roof, new paint, ceilings and flooring, at 1601 Samoa Blvd., Arcata, Humboldt County. (JRB-E)

20. 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. 1-11-11 (Wages Creek Campground, LLC, Mendocino Co.) Application of Wages Creek Campground, LLC for boundary line adjustment between two parcels, adjusting parcel sizes from 5.4 acres and 0.86 acres to 4.63 acres, at Wages Creek Campground, 37630 & 37640 North Highway One, Westport, Mendocino County. (TG-E)

 Motion and  Vote

b.  Application No. 1-11-39 (California Department of Transportation, Del Norte Co.) Application of Caltrans to replace 3 bridge hinges (Hinges 2, 8 and 11) on Klamath River Bridge (Bridge #1-28), at Highway 101 between Post Miles 4.04/4.42 near the town of Klamath, Del Norte County. (MF-E)

 Motion and  Vote

Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission are March 7-9, in Chula Vista and April 11-13, in Ventura.