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NOVEMBER 2013 AGENDA

CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH
100 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE
NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660

(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, NOVEMBER 13, 2013

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

3.  AGENDA CHANGES.

4.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. Public comments will be heard at 8:00 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.

NORTH COAST DISTRICT

5. CONSENT CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES Motion and Vote

a.  Application No. 1-12-011 (Romney, Humboldt Co.) Application of Richard Romney to construct new 5,538 sq.ft., 33-ft. tall, 4 bedroom single-family home with 1,222 sq.ft. attached garage, 1,969 sq.ft. porches and decks, septic system, water storage tanks and pumphouse, and driveway extension, on west side of Stagecoach Rd., north of Rainbow Lane and one mile north of Trinidad, Humboldt County. (ND-A)

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

6. ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application No. 6-13-0643 (AT&T, San Diego) Application of AT&T Mobility to install wireless communication facility consisting of 12 screened antennas atop existing building and approx. 253 sq.ft. equipment enclosure at base of building, at 3146 Mission Blvd., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD)

NORTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

7.  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.

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. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs) See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. SLO-1-12 (Vacation Rentals). [ADDENDUM] Public hearing and action on request by San Luis Obispo County to amend the LCP’s vacation rental provisions related to the communities of Cayucos, Cambria, and Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County. (DR-SC)
 
 Motion and Vote

11. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Appeal No. A-3-SLO-13-013 (Graham Vacation Rental, San Luis Obispo Co.) [ADDENDUM] Appeal by Greg and Penni Tidwell and Dr. and Mrs. William Schuh of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit with conditions to Andrew Graham to allow existing home to be used as residential vacation rental at 194 San Luis Street Parkway, Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (DR-SC)
 
 Motion and Vote

NORTH COAST DISTRICT

12.  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 Arcata office at (707) 826-8950.

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

14. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Appeal No. A-1-MEN-13-0241 (California Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR), Mendocino Co.) [ADDENDUM] Appeal by Thad M. Van Buren, Stanley Anderson, and Eric & Deborah Freeman from decision of Mendocino County granting permit with conditions to DPR for dune restoration project involving: (1) removal of asphalt and gravel base in 3 segments of former Georgia Pacific Haul Rd., totaling 2.7 miles; (2) stream channel restoration associated with removal of 2 road culvert creek crossings along Haul Rd.; and (3) treatment of European beachgrass and other nonnative weeds within project area, on west side of Hwy 1, located in MacKerricher State Park, north of Ward Ave., in community of Cleone to Ten Mile River, Mendocino County. (TG-A)
 
 Motion and  Vote

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. 1-12-029 (Crescent City Harbor District, Del Norte Co.) [ADDENDUM] Application of Crescent City Harbor District to construct 4,000-ft. long segment of California Coastal Trail through harbor area connecting Sunset Circle to South Beach and install interpretive and directional signs, at Crescent City Harbor, Sunset Circle to Anchor Way, Crescent City, Del Norte County. (ND-A)

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY

16.  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.

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

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

a.  Santa Barbara County LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-13-0215-2 (Public Utilities Natural Gas Storage). [ADDENDUM] Public hearing and action on request by County of Santa Barbara to revise the Coastal Zoning Ordinance to allow exploration and production of native natural gas for the purpose of expanding gas storage capacity in the Public Utilities (PU) zone district. (KH-SF)
 Motion and Vote
 
[ Items 19a and 20a, below, share a single-combined staff report]
 
 Applicant Presentation
 Organized Presentation
 Public Comment
 Applicant Rebuttal
 Return to Staff
 Return to Commission
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and  Vote 

19. NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Appeal No. A-5-HNB-10-225 (Poseidon Water, Huntington Beach) [ADDENDUM] [ADDENDUM 2] Appeal by Orange County Coastkeeper, Surfrider Foundation, Residents For Responsible Desalination, and Commissioners Wan and Mirkarimi from decision of City of Huntington Beach granting permit with conditions to Poseidon Water for removal of storage tanks, conduct remediation, and construction and operation of seawater desalination facility within site of Huntington Beach Generating Station, 21730 Newland Ave., Huntington Beach, Orange County. (TL-SF)

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. E-06-007 (Poseidon Water, Huntington Beach) [ADDENDUM] [ADDENDUM 2] Application of Poseidon Water to construct and operate seawater desalination facility at Huntington Beach Generating Station, 21730 Newland Ave., Huntington Beach, and intake and outfall structures in waters of the Pacific Ocean offshore of Huntington Beach, Orange County. (TL-SF)

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

21. 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.

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

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. 6-12-067 (22nd District Agricultural Association, San Diego) [ADDENDUM] Application of 22nd District Agricultural Association to relinquish all use of remainder of South Overflow Lot to restore it to functioning wetlands; consolidate year-round parking in East Overflow Lot and Golf Driving Range; use East Overflow Lot for intermittent trailer storage during summer fair and race season, annual pumpkin patch and Christmas tree sales events, future temporary events, and fairground logistics; maintain existing banner sign on adjacent Surf and Turf lot; create paved bus lane with public trail parking and five interpretive signs north of SOL restoration area and relinquish title to an approximately 4.5 acre parcel south of Horse Park as mitigation for impacts to wetlands, at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar & San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD)
 
 Motion and  Vote
Amending  Motion and Vote
Amending  Motion and  Vote
Amending  Motion and  Vote
 
b.  Application No. 6-13-010 (22nd District Agricultural Association, San Diego) [ADDENDUM] Application of 22nd District Agricultural Association to permanently authorize short-term events within main fairgrounds complex and new, annual second race meet held in the fall, at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, San Diego County. (AL-SD)
 Motion and  Vote
Amending  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:

Beach & Bluff Conservancy v. CCC, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Martins Beach I, LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Norberg v. CCC, 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)
Steinberg v. CCC Govt. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Winholtz v. CCC (City of Morro Bay et al., RPI), 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).