Larger


Viewing Issues? Click here.


Audio Only


Streaming Video Home Page
 Click Here to Start


 OCTOBER 2016 AGENDA


Ukiah Valley Conference Center
200 South School Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
 


(415) 407-3211

active during meeting only

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 5, 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. 
  5.  CHAIR'S REPORT

STATEWIDE

  1.  Acting Executive Director's Report .
    1.  Executive Director's Report
    2.  Legislative Report
      Legislative report and possible Commission action. (JA/SC-SF) 
    3.  Public Access Program
      Status of Vertical Accessways Acquired by California Coastal Commission Actions 1973 to 2015 in Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. (LL-SC)
  2.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH PROCESS
    Draft Recruitment Materials   Revised Recruitment Schedule
    Commission discussion and public comments on draft recruitment materials. (SH/MW-SF)

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.  CONSENT CALENDAR.
      See Agenda Categories .     Motion and Vote
    2. 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. 9-16-0379 (Pacific Gas and Electric, Humboldt Co.)
        Application of PG&E to upgrade two gas transmission pipelines at 4 locations to facilitate future in-line inspections, Humboldt County. (KH-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).
        See Agenda Categories .        Motion and Vote
      3. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).
        See Agenda Categories .
        1.  County of Mendocino LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-MEN-14-0840-1 (Mendocino Town Plan Update)
          Initial public hearing on, and Commission discussion of, the County of Mendocino's request to update the Mendocino Town Segment of the certified LCP by amending both the certified Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan. The Commission vote on the proposed Town Plan Update will occur following a public hearing at a subsequent meeting. (TG-A)
      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. 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)
        2.  Application No. 1-16-0278 (Noyo Harbor District, Mendocino Co.)
          Application of Noyo Harbor District to replace existing boat launch ramp and boarding float with new 2,350 sq.ft. concrete ramp and 500 sq.ft. boarding float with placement of additiona  rock shoreline protectio n, reconstruction of parking lot, addition of trail from parking lot to waterfront, and installation of restroom at Noyo Inner Harbor Boat Launch Facility on South Harbor Dr. along Noyo River just south of Fort Bragg, Mendocino County. (CK-A)
        3.  Application No. 1-16-0491 (City of Crescent City Park Improvements) [ADDENDUM]
          Application of City of Crescent City to develop park improvements including: (1) beach access staircase; (2) ADA-compliant beach access ramp; (3) sidewalk; (4) picnic area; and (5) paving of existing 11-space dirt parking lot, at Beachfront Park, along east and west ends of Howe Dr., Crescent City, Del Norte County. (CK-A)
      5. 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. 1-12-013-A1 (Wilson, Humboldt Co.)
          Request by Robert & Patricia Wilson to amend permit granted for development of 1,456 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 528 sq.ft. 2-car garage to add (1) additional 336 sq.ft. detached 1-car garage and (2) fenced patio with hot tub, at 396 Roundhouse Creek Rd., approx.4.5 miles north of Trinidad in Big Lagoon area, Humboldt County. (MBK-A)

      ENFORCEMENT

      1.  ENFORCEMENT REPORT.
        Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF)

      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 .     Motion and Vote
      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 for construction of 3,637 sq.ft. single-family home and gabion basket bluff protection structure on vacant lot on New Brighton Rd. on bluff top above Potbelly Beach in unincorporated Santa Cruz County. (RG-SC)       Motion and Vote
        2.  Appeal No. A-3-SLO-16-0080 (1736PAC, LLC Vacation Rental, San Luis Obispo Co.)
          Appeal by the Cayucos Residents Preserving Community of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit with conditions to 1736PAC, LLC for use of existing single-family home as residential vacation rental, at 1736 Pacific Ave., in Cayucos in unincorporated San Luis Obispo County. (DR-SC)     Motion and  Vote
      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. 3-16-0572 (Monterey Bay Aquarium Education Bldg., Monterey)
          Application of Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation to demolish existing 3-story building and construct new 3-to-4-story, approx. 25,000 sq.ft. Marine Education Center at 625 Cannery Row in Monterey, Monterey County. (BO-SC)

      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-16-0007-1 Part B (Coastal Zoning and Land Use Plan Changes)
          Public hearing and action on request by Sonoma County to modify the Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to change the mapping designations on five parcels in Bodega Bay and Timber Ridge from Rural Residential to Low Density Residential; from Low Density Residential to Rural Residential; from Resources and Rural Development to Public Facilities; and from Planned Community to Low Density Residential designations, respectively. (SP-SF)     Motion and Vote  

       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:
          • 416 Grand Blvd. LLC et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
          • Capistrano Shores Property LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
          • CEMEX Sand Mining, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(C)
          • City of Dana Point v. CCC (Dana Point Headlands LLC, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
          • Friends of the Canyon v. CCC (Longi et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
          • Grassroots Coalition v. CCC (Lester et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
          • Hair v. County of Santa Barbara (Coastal Commission, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
          • Hansen v. CCC (Silver Shoals Investors LLC, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
          • Lewis v. County of Monterey, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(C)
          • Surfrider v. CCC (City of Dana Point), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
          • Barth v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
            The Commission is authorized to discuss these matters in a closed session pursuant to Government Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) and (2)(C). In addition, the Commission may consider matters which fall under Government Code § 11126(e)(2)(B) or (2)(C). The Commission may also consider personnel matters which fall under Government Code § 11126(a). 

            1.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES  
            2.  COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS
            3. CONSERVANCY REPORT
            4.  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT
            5.  SANTA MONICA BAY RESTORATION REPORT
            6.  DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT