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     SEPTEMBER 2016 AGENDA


Newport Beach Civic Center
City Council Chambers
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660



(415) 407-3211

active during meeting only

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2016 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.
STATEWIDE
  1.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH PROCESS.
    Commission discussion and public comments on draft recruitment materials. (SH/MW-SF)

NORTH 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 Arcata office at (707) 826-8950.   
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).         Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories .
  3. 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.
    1.  Application No. 1-16-0122 (City of Arcata)
      Application of City of Arcata to construct, as part of California Coastal Trail, approx. 3 miles of Class 1 multi-use trail along City of Arcata's waterfront along Humboldt Bay with multiple bridges, trailhead, viewing platform, and interpretive signs from Samoa Blvd. to Brainard Slough, Arcata, Humboldt County. (CK-A) POSTPONED
  4. 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.
    1.  Permit No. 1-15-0277-A1 (Mercer Fraser, Humboldt Co.)
      Request by Mercer Fraser to amend permit granted for continued seasonal extraction for a total of up to 270,000 cu.yds. of sand and gravel per year for period of 5 years from 2 separate locations at middle and upstream (southern) end of Sandy Prairie landform along banks of lower Eel River to modify special conditions for protection of snowy plover and yellow bellied cuckoo at gravel bars located off of (1) 700 Riverwalk Dr. and (2) 200 Dinsmore Dr., Fortuna, Humboldt County. (MBK-A)

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES AND FEDERAL CONSISTENCY

  1.  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.
    1.  Proposal to Upgrade Mandalay Generating Station
      Report by Commission staff and possible Commission action under Coastal Act §30413(d) on application for certification to California Energy Commission by NRG, Inc. to replace Units 1 and 2 of Mandalay Generating Station with 262-MW Puente Power Project, in Oxnard, Ventura County. (JS-SF)   Motion and  Vote 
  2. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).
    See Agenda Categories 

     Items F12a and F13a will be combined into a single staff report

  3. NEW APPEALS.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Appeal No. A-5-HNB-10-225 (Poseidon Water, Huntington Beach)
      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) POSTPONED
  4. 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.
    1.  Application No. 9-15-1361 (Poseidon Water, Huntington Beach)
      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) POSTPONED

    NORTH 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 San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260. 
    2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).
      See Agenda Categories 
    3. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).
      See Agenda Categories . 
      1.  Sonoma County LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-SON-15-0025-1 Part C (Carrington Ranch Zoning)
        Public hearing and action on request by Sonoma County to modify the Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to change the zoning for State Park’s Carrington Ranch property from Land Extensive Agricultural to Institutional and Public Facilities. (SR-SF)      Motion and Vote     Motion and Vote

    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 Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863.
    2. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).
      See Agenda Categories .
    3. NEW APPEALS.
      See Agenda Categories . 

      1.  Appeal No. A-3-SCO-16-0070 (Graves/Pohlmann, Santa Cruz Co.)
        Appeal by Stephen King of Santa Cruz County decision granting permit with conditions to Steven Graves and Marcus Pohlmann to construct 3,637 sq.ft. single-family development and gabion basket bluff protection structure on vacant lot on New Brighton Rd. on bluff top above Potbelly Beach in Santa Cruz County. (RG-SC) POSTPONED
    4. 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.
      1.  Application No. A-3-SLO-09-058 (DeCicco, San Luis Obispo)
        Application by Frank DeCicco to subdivide and construct 4-unit residential and 18-unit hotel development, including underground parking and related landscaping and drainage improvements, at Ocean Blvd. and Old Creek Rd. in community of Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County. (DR-SC)
      2.  Application No. A-3-CML-16-0057 (Henderson, Carmel-by-the-Sea)
        Application by Wellington S. Henderson to construct 8-ft-high, 63-ft-long upper bluff wall with faux bluff facing and drainage and landscaping improvements, at 26336 Scenic Rd in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey County. (MW-SC)
    FUTURE MEETINGS
    The next meetings of the Coastal Commission are
    October 5-7, in Ukiah and November 2-4, in North Central Coast
     

     Statewide from Wednesday