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MAY 2012 Agenda

Marin County Civic Center
Board of Supervisors Chambers
3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 330
San Rafael, CA  94903
(415) 407-3211

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


9:00 a.m.

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012

COMMISSION FIELD TRIP. The Commission will take a field trip starting at 9:00 on Thursday, May 10, 2012 to visit various sites in western Marin County. The field trip will end in time for the Commission to convene its regular agenda at the Marin County Civic Center at 1:00 PM. The field trip will commence from the parking lot of the Marin County Civic Center. Members of the public may follow in their private vehicles and joining the Commission at designated stops. Limited seating may be available on the Commission van. A more detailed itinerary will be available at a later date. For more information, please contact the Commission's Central Coast District office in Santa Cruz at (831) 427-4863.

1:00 P.M.

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

3.  AGENDA CHANGES

4.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. At some time prior to adjournment for the day, public comment for items not listed on today's agenda, for no more than 30 minutes.

ENFORCEMENT

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

NORTH 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 Eureka office at (707) 445-7833.

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

8.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.

[An addendum has been appended to the staff report for item 8a below on May 9.] 

a. Application No. 1-11-007 (Union Pacific Railroad, Eureka) Application of Union Pacific Railroad to remediate soil contamination at former metal salvage operation site: (1) clear vegetation from approx. 7,000 sq.ft. upland area adjacent to shoreline and demolish existing 6,400 sq.ft. warehouse building; (2) excavate approx. 13,580 cu.yds. of contaminated soils from upland portion of site and backfilling area with clean imported earthen material; (3) prepare 1-acre intertidal mudflat portion of site for dredging of contaminated sediments by installing temporary turbidity barrier (PORTADAM steel-framed structure and/or silt fencing); (4) dredge approx. 4,350 cu.yds. of contaminated sediments from intertidal mudflat and backfill with clean imported earthen material; (5) install shoreline stabilization materials along length of site above mean high water (MHW) following excavation, including “marine mattress” composed of rock-filled geogrid container buried beneath backfill between MHW and high tide line (HTL), rows of live willow fascines and coir matting above HTL, and row of 3’x3’gabion baskets buried below final grade along upland strip of land above HTL; and (6) temporarily stockpile dredged and excavated material on upland portion of site for dewatering purposes prior to transport to off-site disposal facilities, at 701 First Street, Eureka, Humboldt County. (MBK-E)

9.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. 1-08-47-A (Crescent City Harbor District, Del Norte Co.) Request by Crescent City Harbor District to modify permit granted for rehabilitation of Harbor's inner basin breakwater for repairs to northerly 240 feet of inner boat basin breakwater damaged by tsunami, by placing additional rock slope protection, at 101 Citizens Dock Rd., Crescent City, Del Norte County. (RSM-E)

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY

10. 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.

11.FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a. CC-054-11 (Caltrans,Eureka) Consistency certification by Caltrans for the Eureka - Arcata Route 101 corridor improvement project, between Eureka and Arcata, Humboldt County. (MPD-SF) [WITHDRAWN]

b. CD-010-12 (U.S. Marine Corps, San Diego) Consistency determination by U.S. Marine Corps to construct 200-ft. long security fence extension into San Diego Bay at western end of Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego County. (LJS-SF) [WITHDRAWN]

Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission are June 13-15 in Huntington Beach and July 11-13 in San Diego County .