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MAY 2014 AGENDA

INVERNESS YACHT CLUB
12852 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD.
INVERNESS, CA 94937

(415) 407-3211

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

Please note: agenda items are subject to change.

8:30 a.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014

1.  CALL TO ORDER.

2.  ROLL CALL.

3.  AGENDA CHANGES.

4.  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT. Public comments will be heard at 8:30 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.

NORTH COAST DISTRICT

5.  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.

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

 Motion and Vote

7. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS. See AGENDA CATEGORIESAttention: 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. 1-13-001 (Foote & Akselsen, Humboldt Co.) Application of Julie Foote and Alden Akselsen to demolish 1,348 sq.ft. single-family home and construct new 1,430 sq.ft. 2-bedroom single-family home and 2-car garage with rear deck, new septic system, water supply line, and landscaping at 2452 Tower Dr., Eureka, Humboldt County. (ND-A)

[Items F7b and F8a below share a single, combined staff report]

b.  Appeal No. A-1-DNC-12-021 (Elk Valley Rancheria, Del Norte Co.) [ADDENDUM] Appeal by Commissioners Stone and Sanchez, and by Friends of Del Norte from decision of County of Del Norte granting coastal grading permit with conditions to Elk Valley Rancheria to reconstruct and improve Humboldt Road from U.S. Hwy 101 to approx. 300 feet south of Roy Ave. by adding multi-use trail, paved shoulders, and roundabout at intersection of Humboldt Rd. and Sand Mine Rd. Project is located 2 miles east of Crescent City, Del Norte County. (MBK-A)

8. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Consistency Certification No. CC-0001-14 (Elk Valley Rancheria, Del Norte Co.) [ADDENDUM] Consistency Certification by Elk Valley Rancheria for portion of project on trust lands to reconstruct and improve Humboldt Road from U.S. Highway 101 to approx. 300 feet south of Roy Ave. by adding multi-use trail, paved shoulders, and roundabout at intersection of Humboldt Rd. and Sand Mine Rd. Project is located 2 miles east of Crescent City, Del Norte County. (MBK-A)

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. 1-09-022-A1 (Mercer-Fraser, Humboldt Co.) Request by Mercer-Fraser to amend permit granted for gravel extraction to authorize one additional year of seasonal gravel extraction in 2014, on Sandy Prairie landform on Lower Eel River at river miles 10-11 (Plant B) and 11-12 (Plant A), near Fortuna, Humboldt County. (KS-A)

b.  Permit No. 1-09-021-A1 (Rock & Dwelley, Humboldt Co.) Request by Leland Rock & Charles Dwelley to amend permit granted for gravel extraction to authorize one additional year of seasonal gravel extraction in 2014, at 0.5 miles south of Alton near Fortuna, Humboldt County. (KS-A)

c.  Permit No. 1-09-006-A1 (Eureka Ready Mix, Humboldt Co.) Request by Eureka Ready Mix to amend permit granted for gravel extraction to authorize one additional year of seasonal gravel extraction in 2014, at Eel River Gravel Bars located west of Fowler Lane (Hauck Ranch), Humboldt County. (KS-A)

d.  Permit No. A-1-MEN-07-028-A2 (Jackson-Grube Family Inc., Mendocino Co.) Request by Jackson-Grube Family, Inc. to amend permit granted for development of 6-unit inn to (1) convert approved garage structure into inn manager's unit and guest cottage used occasionally as visitor accommodations, (2) add additional parking, and (3) enclose north porch of main building and make other improvements to the inn buildings, at 31502 No. Hwy One, 4 miles south of Westport, Mendocino County. (CK-A)

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.

a.  Briefing on California's Marine Protected Area Network. Briefing by staff of Ocean Protection Council and California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife on creation, implementation, and status of California's marine protected area network. Informational only, no Commission action proposed. (AD-SF)

b.  Briefing on Fukushima Radioactivity Along West Coast. Briefing by Commission staff on the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster and radioactivity along West Coast. Informational only, no Commission action proposed. (JS-SF)

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

12. REVISED FINDINGS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

a.  Application E-011-010 (San Diego Gas and Electric Co., Chula Vista) Consideration of findings for Commission's March 13, 2014 action approving, with conditions, demolition of South Bay Substation, construction of new substation on Bay Blvd., and associated transmission line work in Chula Vista, San Diego County. (KH-SF)

 Motion and Vote 

Future Meetings: The next meetings of the Coastal Commission are June 11-13, in Huntington Beach and July 9-11 in Ventura.