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SEPTEMBER 2015 AGENDA

Humboldt State University
Great Hall
College Creek Community Center
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521

  (415) 407-3211
active during meeting only

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 9:00 A.M.

  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 may be additional comment time available later in the day. Note: Comments made during the general public comment period regarding matters pending before the Commission do not become part of the official record for those matters.
  5.  CHAIR'S REPORT.

STATEWIDE

6. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
  1.  Director's Report
  2.  Legislative Report
    Legislative report and possible Commission action. (CL/SC-SF)
  3.  Public Education Grant Program
    Public hearing and action on proposed targeted WHALE TAIL grants from the Commission's Public Education Program. (SBL-SF)      Motion and Vote
6.5  Living Shoreline Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategy Briefing
Briefing on "living shoreline" sea level rise adaptation strategy by Professor Eilene Cashman, Humboldt State University.
6.7  Tsunami Hazards Briefing
Briefing on tsunami hazards affecting the north coast of California by Professor Lori Dengler, Humboldt State University.

 

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (LOS ANGELES COUNTY)

  1.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1. Application No. 5-15-0095 (Cornelius, Long Beach)
      Application of Jody Cornelius to remove 171 sq.ft. dock float and install 168 sq.ft. dock float, at 99 Rivo Alto Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
    2. Application No. 5-15-0096 (Lineberger, Long Beach)
      Application of Jill Lineberger to remove 164 sq.ft. dock float and install 162 sq.ft. dock float and 60 sq. ft. gangway, at 160 Rivo Alto Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
    3. Application No. 5-15-0097 (Danielson, Long Beach)
      Application of Lynn Danielson to remove 257 sq.ft. dock float and install 228 sq.ft. dock float, at 115 Rivo Alto Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
    4. Application No. 5-15-0155 (Knoph, Long Beach)
      Application of Merrill Knoph to remove 195 sq.ft. dock float and install 240 sq.ft. dock float, at 95 Rivo Alto Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
    5. Application No. 5-15-0446 (Portofino HOA, Long Beach)
      Application of Portofino HOA to re-deck existing 14-finger, 4,000 sq.ft. dock float, at 5400 E The Toledo, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
    6. Application No. 5-15-0468 (Frederick and Della Donna, Long Beach)
      Application of Lorenzen Frederick and Kadee Della Donna to attach new 36 sq.ft. gangway and 12 sq.ft. gangway platform to existing dock float, at 97 Rivo Alto Canal, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR      Motion and  Vote
    See Agenda Categories .
    1. Application No. 5-14-1345 (Los Angeles County Department of Harbors, Beaches and Parks Sand Berms)
      Application of LA County Dept. of Harbors, Beaches, and Parks to construct 9 seasonal sand berms, for winter storm wave protection, measuring approx. 15 feet high and varying in length from 200 to 1,500 feet, Venice Beach, Dockweiler State Beach, and Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB)
    2. Application No. 5-15-0170 (Ware, Long Beach)
      Application of Andrea Ware to remove existing 325 sq.ft. U-shaped dock float and 30' x 5' section of pier, supported by four 14" piles, and install new rectangular 312 sq.ft. wood composite dock float and 10' x 14' pier, connected by existing gangway, supported by four 14" piles over State tidelands adjacent to 5515 E Sorrento Dr., Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)
    3. Application No. 5-15-0267 (City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co.)
      Application of City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering to replace restroom facility, located at Venice Beach seaward of Ocean Front Walk between Rose Ave. and Navy St., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (ORANGE COUNTY)

  1.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1. Application No. 5-15-0788 (Irvine Co., Newport Beach)
      Application of Irvine Company to replace 19,790 sq.ft. of wood decking on existing marina with new timber decking in same configuration and location, at 1801 Bayside Dr., Newport Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB)
    2. Application No. 5-15-0414 (Raymer, Huntington Beach)
      Application of James & Armina Raymer to remove concrete/wood deck cantilevered 5 feet beyond existing bulkhead and construct new concrete deck and new glass railing cantilevered over existing bulkhead and beyond private property line, at 3882 Sirius Dr., Huntington Beach, Orange County. (SV-LB)
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).     Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories.
    1. Application No. 5-14-1843 (OC Parks, Newport Beach)
      Application of OC Parks to repair and reconstruct boat launch system comprised of railway tracks and pilings, at 1901 Bayside Dr., Newport Beach (Corona Del Mar), Orange County. (SV-LB)

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

  1. CONSENT CALENDAR.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Application No. 6-15-1205 (Kotz, San Diego)
      Application of Arthur Kotz to demolish single-family home and construct new 3-story, 30-ft. tall, 3,013 sq.ft. duplex with attached 2-car garage and carport on 2,400 sq.ft. lot, at 717-719 Devon Ct., Mission Beach, San Diego, San Diego County. (AL-SD) POSTPONED

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (ORANGE COUNTY)

  1.  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.
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).    Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories .
  3. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  City of Newport Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-NPB-14-0611-1 (Newport Harbor Yacht Club)
      Public hearing and action on request by the City of Newport Beach to amend its certified Land Use Plan to change the land use designation of six parcels associated with the Newport Harbor Yacht Club from 'residential' to 'private institution', at 800 West Bay Ave, 711-717 West Bay Ave, 706-708 Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, Orange County. (ZR-LB)
  4. 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.
    1.  Application No. 5-14-1211 (City of Newport Beach)
      Application of City of Newport Beach to level and expand grass field south of Newport Beach Elementary located on beach front lot. Project includes replacement of existing sod with drought-tolerant turf and upgrade existing irrigation system, at 1327 W. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB)
    2.  Application No. 5-15-0060 (86 Linda Isle, LLC, Newport Beach)
      Application 86 Linda Isle, LLC to remove existing dock system and replace with new dock system, at 86 Linda Isle, Newport Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB) POSTPONED
  5. REVISED FINDINGS.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Application No. 5-13-1233 (City of Seal Beach, Bay City Partners & Marina Beach House, Seal Beach)
      Revised findings to support Commission's action on March 12, 2015, to approve subdivision of former power plant (DWP) site into two lots and further subdivision of one of the new lots into 32 lots for custom single family homes and installation of infrastructure; construction of passive open space park on second lot; and lot line adjustment and street vacation, located at southwest corner of First St. and Marina Dr., Seal Beach, Orange County. (FSY-LB)     Motion and Vote

SAN DIEGO COAST DISTRICT

  1.  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.
  2. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).
    See Agenda Categories .
  3. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  City of Oceanside LCP Amendment No. LCP-6-OCN-15-0019-1 (Sale and Consumption of Alcohol at Restaurants) Time Extension
      Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by City of Oceanside to adopt revisions to multiple certified LCP ordinances related to the sale and consumption of beer, wine and hard alcohol at restaurants. (TR-SD)     Motion and Vote
  4. 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.
    1.  Application No. 6-15-0742 (Del Mar San Dieguito Lagoon Western Trail)
      Application of City of Del Mar to construct 2,400 ft. long public access trail including public overlooks areas, interpretive panels, and picnic areas located on shore of San Dieguito Lagoon northeast of San Dieguito Drive, southeast of Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, San Diego County. (TR-SD)       Motion and  Vote

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST DISTRICT

  1.  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.
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).     Motion and Vote
      See Agenda Categories .
     
     
     Items 23a and 24a, below share a single, combined staff report 
  3. PUBLIC WORKS PLAN.
    1. Santa Barbara City College Public Works Plan Amendment No. PWP-4-CSB-15-0001-2 (Campus Center Replacement)
      Public hearing and action on request by Santa Barbara City College to amend the certified Public Works Plan to add provisions for the demolition and replacement of the Campus Center Building in the same location. (MH-V)     Motion and Vote
  4. NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT.
    1. Santa Barbara City College Notice of Impending Development No. CSB-NOID-0003-15 (Campus Center Replacement)
      Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by Santa Barbara City College to replace the Campus Center Building with new 3-story 32,903 sq.ft. structure (54 ft. in height) that will include 3 classrooms (1,904 sq.ft.), 15 offices for faculty and staff (2,676 sq.ft.), cafeteria and kitchen area (8,391 sq.ft.), culinary arts dining room and kitchen class labs (8,416 sq.ft.), 6 restrooms (1,542 sq.ft.), storage and utility areas (1,184 sq.ft.), access areas including interior walkways, elevators and stairs (4,316 sq.ft.) and associated landscaping on College's East Campus adjacent to Friendship Plaza and Earth and Biological Sciences Building and Humanities Building, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (MH-V)     Motion and Vote
    2.  Pepperdine University Notice of Impending Development No. PEP-NOID-0004-15 (Debris Basin and Stockpile Relocation Project)
      Public hearing and action on Notice of Impending Development by Pepperdine University for debris basin and stockpile relocation project, moving existing debris basin upstream approx. 400 ft. and create new 9,000 sq.ft. stockpile location with capacity to hold 4,000 cu.yds. of material. The project includes construction of new debris basin including 16,000 cu.yds. of cut, 16,000 cu.yds. of fill, paved access road, partially paved side slopes, and paved standpipe base, removal of approx. 110 lineal ft. of storm drain pipe and restore and enhance 4 areas around campus including area within Marie Canyon, located north of Huntsinger Circle on developed lower campus area at Pepperdine University, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (MT-V)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (LOS ANGELES COUNTY)

  1.  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.
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).
    See Agenda Categories .
  3. NEW APPEALS.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Appeal No. A-5-MNB-15-049 (City of Manhattan Beach Valet Parking Program)
      Appeal by William Victor, of decision by City of Manhattan Beach granting permit for change to existing valet parking program in Downtown Manhattan Beach area, including price increase of $9 to $11, adding 2 valet drop-off locations, and expanded operating hours, at Manhattan Ave. & Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County. (MA-LB)    
  4. 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.
    1.  Application No. 5-15-0030 (Sunshine Enterprises LP, Santa Monica)
      Application of Sunshine Enterprises LP for after-the-fact approval to demolish 2 low-cost motels and construct 89,900 sq.ft., 45 ft.-high, 164 room, high-cost LEED hotel with 4 level subterranean parking garage and 4,660 sq.ft. of retail space at 1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (AD-LB)    Motion and Vote
  5. RECONSIDERATION.
    1.  Application No. A-5-VEN-10-138-A1-REC (Camaj, Los Angeles)
      Reconsideration of Commission action to deny Fran Camaj's request to amend permit granted with conditions for new 25-ft. high 1,248 sq.ft. restaurant with rooftop parking deck, to reduce required vehicle parking spaces from 13 to 10, remove 3 vehicle lifts from project description, provide electric vehicle charging station, 14 bicycle parking spaces, and employee transit pass program, at 1305 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)      Withdrawn

STATEWIDE

 CLOSED SESSION. At a convenient time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:
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).
  1.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES.   Motion and Vote
    May, June, July
  2.  COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.
  3.  CONSERVANCY REPORT.
  4.  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.
  5.  SANTA MONICA BAY RESTORATION REPORT.
  6.  DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.

COMMISSION FIELD TRIP
If time permits, the Commission will take a field trip starting at the conclusion of the meeting on Wednesday, September 9, to visit Big Lagoon and Trinidad. The field trip will commence from outside the Commission meeting location at the G-12 parking lot off of Rossow Street near its intersection with Harpst Street on the Humboldt State University campus. Several stops will be made. Members of the public are invited to attend by following in their private vehicles and joining the Commission at designated stops. A more detailed itinerary will be available at a later date. For more information, please call the Commission's North Coast District office in Arcata at (707) 826-8950.

RECEPTION
At the conclusion of the Commission field trip on Wednesday September 9, or at 6:00 p.m., whichever is later, the Commission will attend a reception hosted by Humboldt State University at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, at 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka. Members of the public are welcome to join the Commission; however, because space is limited, those wishing to attend must make a reservation by contacting Michelle Anderson, Humboldt State University (707) 826-3351. There will be a cost for the reception.

Please Note: This is a social event for the Commission and the public. No lobbying, distribution of materials, signage, or other communication about Commission business should occur at the event. Thank you.