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AUGUST 2013 AGENDA

COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAMBERS
701 OCEAN STREET
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060

(415) 407-3211

Phone number will only be in service when the meeting is in session.

Please note: agenda items are subject to change.


8:00 A.M.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013

1.  CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL.

2. CLOSED SESSION. 8:00-10:00 am. Periodic Performance Evaluation: Executive Director. The Commission will be going into closed session after roll call.

THE PUBLIC MEETING WILL RECONVENE NO EARLIER THAN 10:30 A.M.

3.  AGENDA CHANGES.

4.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. Public comments will be heard no earlier than 10:30 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.

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

5.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 5-12-274 (Patton, Newport Beach) [ADDENDUM] Application of Bill Patton to remove existing 446 sq.ft. “L”-shaped floating dock and gangway, and three 14” square concrete piles and replace with new “V”-shaped floating dock of varying dimensions, 4’ x 4’ pier platform, 3’ x 26’ gangway, three 14” square and one 12” square concrete piles with total water coverage being approx. 516 sq. ft., at 301 North Star Lane, Newport Beach, Orange County. (RAB-LB) [APPROVED]

b. Application No. 5-13-217 (Thomas, Newport Beach) Application of Steve Thomas to demolish 990 sq.ft. “U” shaped dock system including 3 – 12” square diameter  and 2 – 14” square diameter concrete guide piles and install new “L” shaped dock system consisting of 708 sq.ft. floating dock, 3’x 24’ gangway, and 10’ x 14’ pier platform, with total of 920 sq.ft. water coverage, supported by 3 new 18” square concrete guide piles and one 14” square “T” concrete pile, located at 81 Linda Isle, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED]

c. Application No. 5-13-221 (Demler, Newport Beach) Application of David Demler to demolish 1,097 sq.ft. “U” shaped dock system including 7 – 14” square concrete guide piles and install 571 sq.ft. floating dock, 10’ x 14’ pier platform, 3’x 24’ gangway resulting in a total of 783 sq.ft. water coverage and supported by 2 – 14” square concrete “T” piles and 3 – 18” square concrete guide piles, located at 23 Linda Isle, Newport Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED]

d. Application No. 5-13-436 (Jones and Mann, Newport Beach) Application of Virginia Jones and Constance Mann for caisson and grade beam foundation to support portions of existing foundation for residential duplex structure on coastal canyon slope, located at 318 Encino Lane, San Clemente, Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

6. CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 5-13-033 (City of Los Angeles Public Works Improvements) Application of City of Los Angeles to Improve City-owned public parking lot, including installation of permeable pavement, landscaping, automated pay stations, and perimeter fence located at 1600 Irving Tabor Court (Parking Lot No. 760), Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [POSTPONED]

b.  Application No. 5-13-034 (City of Los Angeles Public Works Improvements) Application of the City of Los Angeles to Improve City-owned public parking lot, including installation of permeable pavement, landscaping, automated pay stations, and perimeter fence, located at 1300 Electric Avenue (Parking Lot No. 759), Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) [POSTPONED]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Los Angeles County)

7.  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. [APPROVED]

8.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]
 
 Motion and Vote

9. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Appeal No. A-5-PPL-13-212 (Coaloa, City of Los Angeles) Appeal by Stefano Coaloa from decision of City of Los Angeles denying a permit to Stefano Coaloa for the construction of 84,500 sq.ft. residential development containing a total of 49 dwelling units at 17030 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB) [POSTPONED]

b.  Appeal No. A-5-RDB-13-222 (Paseo Investments LLC, Redondo Beach) Appeal by Bill Brand, Dean Francois, Nadine Meissner, Jeanne Zimmer, and Jeff Carlson of decision by City of Redondo Beach to grant permit with conditions to Paseo Investments, LLC for construction of six unit residential condominium at 1000 Esplanade, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County. (JDA-LB) [NO SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND]
 Motion and Vote

10. 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. 5-91-286-A10 (City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works) Request by Department of Public Works, City of Los Angeles for repair of pre-existing landslide on canyon wall below two City-owned properties on western slope of Potrero Canyon. Removal of vegetation and grading and recompaction with approx. 7,600 cu.yds. of fill, slope will be revegetated consistent with landscape plan for Potrero Canyon, at 15329 De Pauw St. and 15333 De Pauw St., Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (AP-LB) [Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

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. [APPROVED]

12.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]
 
 Motion and Vote

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

[ Items 13a and 14c below share a single, combined staff report]
 
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote

a. Channel Island Harbor Public Works Plan No. PWP-4-CIH-13-0201-1. [ADDENDUM] Public hearing and action of Channel Islands Harbor to amend Table 1 “Inventory of existing uses/intensities by parcel” of the certified CI Harbor PWP to increase the allowable square footage of the Harbor Administration building from 5,500 to 9,000 square feet. (MA-V) [APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS]

14. NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT.

a.  University of California Santa Barbara Notice of Impending Development No. 1-13 (Segovia Road Access Project). Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by the University of California Santa Barbara for improvements to the existing pedestrian pathway from Segovia Road in Isla Vista to create a bicycle and pedestrian path connection to an existing bicycle and pedestrian circulation on Main Campus including construction of approximately 90 linear feet, 12 foot wide, asphalt bicycle path with curb and gutter with adjacent 80 linear feet, 6 foot wide concrete sidewalk; removal of three mature non-native Eucalyptus trees and approximately 400 cu.yds. of associated grading (400 cu.yds. of cut) located on Main Campus at the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (DV-V) [Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b.  University of California Santa Barbara Notice of Impending Development No. UCSB-NOID-0202-13 (Fenita House Demolition Project). Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by the University of California Santa Barbara for demolition of a 2,385 sq.ft., one story structure (Fenita House, Building 365) and removal of the structure’s foundation, driveway, fence, associated utilities and the decommission of the existing septic system located on West Campus Mesa at the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (DV-V) [Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

c. Channel Islands Harbor Notice of Impending Development No. CIH-NOID-0201-13. Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by Channel Islands Harbor for demolition of existing 5,500 sq.ft., 2-story harbor administration building and construction of new 9,000 sq.ft., 2-story, 27.6 ft. high, harbor administration building to include landscaping, 500 cu.yds. of cut grading and 100 cu.yds. of fill grading located at southwest end of Pelican Way, Channel Island Harbor, Ventura County. (MA-V) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

d.  Channel Islands Harbor Notice of Impending Development No. CIH-NOID-0202-13. Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by Channel Islands Harbor to amend construction timing restriction condition of NOID 10-1, which authorized reconstruction of Channel Islands Harbor Public Boat Launching Facility. Construction timing restriction condition of NOID 10-1 prohibits construction of boat launch ramp between Memorial Day and Labor Day of any year, this proposal would be modified to allow construction activities to begin on August 15th of this year. The subject site is located adjacent to Channel Islands Harbor Blvd. Bridge, Channel Island Harbor, Ventura County. (MA-V) [MOVE TO CONSENT]

15. 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. 4-12-002 (Krause, Los Angeles Co.) [ADDENDUM] Application of Dan and Kate Krause to construct secondary 108-ft. long x 10-20 ft. wide driveway to access existing home, 68 ft. x 5 ft. multi-use public trail and trail signage, 112-ft. long retaining wall varying in height from 3 to 8 feet, and 341 cu.yds. grading (319 cu.yds. cut and 22 cu.yds. fill), located at 832 Wonderview Dr., Calabasas, Los Angeles County. (AG-V) [Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (Orange County)

16.  DEPUTY DIRECTOR’S REPORT FOR ORANGE 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.

a.  City of Huntington Beach LCP Amendment No. HNB-MAJ-2-11 (Signs, Design Review, & Other Changes). Certification Review. Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the action by the City of Huntington Beach accepting certification of LCP Major Amendment No. 2-11 for zoning text and zoning map changes with suggested modifications is legally adequate. (MV-LB) [APPROVED]

b.  City of Laguna Beach LCP Amendment No. LGB-MAJ 3-11 (Notification Procedures). Certification Review. Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by the City of Laguna Beach, accepting certification of LCP Major Amendment No. 3-11 to modify public notification procedures with suggested modifications, is legally adequate. (JDA-LB) [APPROVED]

c.  City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. NPB-MAJ-1-12 (Shoreline Height). Certification Review. Concurrence with the Executive Director’s Determination that the action by the City of Newport Beach, accepting certification of LCP Major Amendment No. NPB-MAJ-1-12 to amend the City of Newport Beach Coastal Land Use Plan (CLUP) Policy 4.4.2-1 to include an exception to the Shoreline 35-ft. Height Limitation Zone to allow for a 73 ft.-tall architectural tower feature at Marina Park (1600 West Balboa Blvd), is legally adequate. (FSY-LB) [APPROVED]

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

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

a.  City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. NPB-MAJ-2-12 (Presta/SCAPIII/Fenton Land Use Changes) Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend the 90-day time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by City of Newport Beach to amend the certified land use plan to change the land use designations at three sites from residential to commercial at 2888 & 2890 Bay Shore Dr., 514 E. Ocean Front, and at 200 30th St., Newport Beach, Orange County. (KFS-LB) [APPROVED]
 Motion and Vote

19. 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.5-84-329-A1 (Garg and Shah, Laguna Beach) [ADDENDUM] Request by Gaurav Garg and Komal Shah to modify bluff edge setback requirements established in previously imposed special conditions and to authorize remodel of single-family home including 508 sq.ft. living space and 116 sq.ft. garage additions resulting in 5,876 sq.ft., 38 ft.-tall home; reconfiguration of deck balconies resulting in 150 sq.ft. second story deck and 225 sq.ft. third story deck; hardscape improvements including demolition of spa and construction of new spa in different location, demolition of unpermitted 4 ft.-tall screen wall along bluff edge and re-construction with bluff setback; and landscaping on 11,238 sq.ft. coastal bluff lot, at 56 N. La Senda, Three Arch Bay, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (LR-LB) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]
 Motion and Vote

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

20.  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 Diego office at (619) 767-2370. [APPROVED]

21.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES. [APPROVED]
 
 Motion and Vote

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

a.  City of Imperial Beach LCP Amendment No. IMB-MAJ-2-12 (Commercial Mixed Uses). Public hearing and action on request by City of Imperial Beach to amend the LCP Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to modify provisions for commercial and residential uses in mixed use districts and zones. (DL-SD) [POSTPONED]

23. 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. 6-13-011 (San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, San Diego) [ADDENDUM] Application of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority to demolish airport parking lot and vehicle storage facilities and construct new consolidated rental car center, consisting of 4-story, 66-ft. high, 2.04 million sq.ft. structure, 417 parking spaces, vehicle circulation areas, landscaping, and 20,000 cu.yds. of grading on 25.5 acre site. Project also includes construction of on-airport shuttle circulation road to connect new rental car center with airport terminals, at Pacific Hwy north of its intersection with Sassafras St. (on north side of San Diego International Airport), San Diego, San Diego County. (KB-SD) [Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

b.  Application No. 6-13-0245 (San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, San Diego) Application of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority to construct 15.8-ac. public surface parking lot, consisting of 1,964 parking spaces, parking control kiosks, fencing, landscaping, and 35,606 cu.yds. of grading. Project also includes interior circulation road to provide access to parking lot and associated utilities, at Pacific Hwy and Washington St. (on north side of San Diego International Airport), San Diego, San Diego County. (KB-SD) [Moved to Consent Calendar, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]

24. 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. 6-86-396-A12 (Pacifica Real Estate Service, Inc., San Diego) [ADDENDUM] Request by Pacifica Real Estate Services, Inc. to modify permit for 8 commercial retail buildings & amusement park to add 3 roof top decks of 3,348 square feet, 3,992 square feet, and 4,933 square feet on 3 existing buildings, to add 1,467 square feet of interior space to existing athletic facility, and to add glass facade to existing southwestern-most building within Belmont Park leasehold, at 3146 Mission Blvd., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD) [APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS]
 
 Motion and Vote

CLOSED SESSION

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

Bodega Bay Concerned Citizens v. County of Sonoma et al. (Bodega Bay Public Utilities Comm. et al., RPI), Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
City of Dana Point v. CCC (Headlands Reserve LLC, RPI), Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. et al. v. CCC et al., Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Faber et al. v. CCC et al. (Drakes Bay Oyster Co., RPI), Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Hubbard et al. v. CCC (Malibu Valley Farms, Inc., RPI), Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Koligian v. CCC, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Kretowicz v. CCC, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
McCarthy et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
San Diegans for Open Government et al. v. CCC et al. (Sunroad Enterprises et al., RPI), Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Security National Guaranty, Inc. v. State of California, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Security National Guaranty, Inc. v. State of California, Govt. Code Section 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).

 STATEWIDE

25. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

26.  COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.

27.  CONSERVANCY REPORT.

28.  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.

29.  SANTA MONICA BAY RESTORATION REPORT.

30.  DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

31.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT.

a.  Legislation. Legislative report and possible Commission action. (CL/SC-SF)

b.  LCP Grants Program. Commission discussion and possible action on recommended priorities for FY 2013-14 Local Coastal Program (LCP) Grant Program. [ADDENDUM] (CL-SF) [APPROVED]
 
 Motion and  Vote