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  FEBRUARY 2017 AGENDA


Wednesday & Thursday Location

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

Friday Location
Closed Session Only

Radisson Hotel
4545 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660


(415) 407-3211

active during meeting only

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2017 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.  Commission Correspondence
      Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence.
    3.  2017 Schedule of Meeting Dates and Locations
      Possible discussion and Commission action to adjust Commission meeting dates and locations in 2017. (JA/SH-SF)
    4.  Interagency Agreement - California Geological Survey Contract
      Authorization for Executive Director to enter into an agreement with the Department of Conservation, California Geological Survey (CGS) for the Commission to provide support to CGS for tsunami hazard mitigation and planning activities in California. (SH/LE-SF)     Motion and Vote
    5.  Corrective Action Plan
      Commission Discussion on Draft Corrective Action Plan addressing recommendation in the Department of Finance Office of State Audits and Evaluations Review of Coastal Commission Fiscal Management and Related Internal Controls. (SH-SF)
    6.  Legislative Report
      Legislative Report. (JA/SC-SF)

SOUTH COAST DISTRICT (LOS ANGELES COUNTY)

  1.  ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1. Application No. 5-16-0685 (Mid-City Homes, LLC, Venice, Los Angeles)
      Application of Mid-City Homes, LLC to demolish single-story family home, and construct 2,702 sq.ft., 2-story, 25 ft.-high (with 34-ft. high roof access structure), single-family home with attached 339 sq.ft., 2-car garage and 437 sq.ft. roof deck, at 3021 Stanford Ave., Venice, Los Angeles County. (CO-LB)
    2. Application No. 5-16-0985 (Blanco, Venice, Los Angeles)
      Application of Denis Blanco for substantial demolition and remodel of 1,218 sq.ft., single-story family home and construct 46 sq.ft. first-floor addition and 1,406 sq.ft. second-story addition, resulting in 2,670 sq.ft., 2-story, 25 ft.-high (with 31-foot high roof access structure) single-family home and detached 383 sq.ft. 2-car garage with second-story recreation room, at 3024 Stanford Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CO-LB)
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR.     Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories .         
    1. Application No. 5-16-0859 (City of Long Beach Belmont Parking Lot)
      Application of City of Long Beach to improve existing 645 space public parking lot, resurfacing, drainage devices, restriping to establish 827 vehicle parking spaces, including 34 ADA accessible spaces and 4 electric vehicle charging stations, and replacement of individual parking meters with parking pay stations. No change in $1/hour parking fee or hours of operation, at 4300-5000 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)

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.
  2.  CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar).    Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories .
  3. 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. 9-16-0464 (Phillips 66 Company, San Luis Obispo Co.)
      Application of Phillips 66 Co. to clean, isolate, render inert, and abandon in place 3 buried oil and natural gas pipeline segments within Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge, San Luis Obispo County. (JS-SF) 
  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. 
    W12a & W12b share a single combined staff report

    1.  Permit No. E-06-003-A5 (Coast Seafoods, Humboldt Co.)
      Request by Coast Seafoods Company to amend permit for approx. 300 acres of off-bottom oyster aquaculture to extend permit term for 6 months, northern Humboldt Bay, Humboldt County. (CT-SF)
    2.  Permit No. E-02-005-A6 (Coast Seafoods, Humboldt Co.)
      Request by Coast Seafoods Company to amend permit to operate 30 clam aquaculture rafts to extend permit term for 6 months, northern Humboldt Bay, Humboldt County. (CT-SF)
    3.  Permit No. A-3-SNC-10-010-A4 (City of Sand City Desalination Facility and Intake Wells)
      Request by City of Sand City to amend permit granted with conditions for approval of desalination facility and associated intake and discharge wells to include installation of up to 6 new intake wells along Sand Dunes Dr, in Sand City, Monterey County. (TL-SF)
  5. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY
    1.  CD-0006-16 (Department of the Navy)
      Consistency determination by the Dept of the Navy to install Fiber Optic Communication Undersea System replacement project at Naval Base Ventura County/Point Mugu, San Nicolas Island, Santa Cruz Island, and the water space and submerged lands within the Point Mugu Sea Range. (LS-SF) [POSTPONED]
    2.  CD-0007-16 (Bureau of Land Management, Trinidad) [ADDENDUM]
      Consistency determination from Bureau of Land Management for Trinidad Head Management Plan, Trinidad, Humboldt County. (MD-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. 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. 1-88-039-A5 (Schoenfeld, Mendocino Co.)
      Request by Dan Schoenfeld to amend permit granted for development of single-family home and driveway with bridge to perform bridge maintenance and repairs; install bridge load capacity sign and fire-suppression infrastructure; and remove unauthorized driveway expansion and restore to pre-development conditions, at 45525 South Caspar Dr., Caspar, Mendocino County. (TG-A)

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 .

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. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SLO-15-0013-1-Part B (Resource Management System). Time Extension
      Public hearing and action on extension of time limit to act on request by San Luis Obispo County to amend the Land Use Plan’s Resource Management System, including by modifying the standards for defining adequacy of public and private services to serve new development, including water supply and wastewater treatment capacity. (KK-SC)     Motion and Vote
    2.  Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SCO-16-0074-2-Part B (Community Meetings and Onsite Noticing)
      Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by Santa Cruz County to modify procedures related to public meetings and noticing is minor. (RG-SC)
  4. NEW APPEALS.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Appeal No. A-3-SCO-16-0102 (Crown Castle Microcell Facility, Santa Cruz Co.) ADDENDUM
      Appeal by Sue Brown of Santa Cruz County decision granting permit with conditions to Crown Castle (for Verizon Wireless) for installation of microcell wireless communication facility on 48-ft-tall utility pole, including three 48” x 12” antennas mounted on top of 1-ft-tall pole height extension (for a total pole/antenna height of 53 feet), and related pole-mounted equipment, on Broadway near Seacliff Dr. East in the Seacliff neighborhood of unincorporated Aptos in Santa Cruz County. (RG-SC)     Motion and Vote
  5. 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.  A-3-PSB-15-0030 (Rozo, Pismo Beach)
      Application by Pam and Ernie Rozo to demolish existing single-family home and construct new 2-story single-family home with attached 2-car garage and secondary dwelling unit, at 388 Windward Ave., Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (YC-SC) [POSTPONED]

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
  3. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs).
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-16-0068-4 (2016 Housing Element Implementation). Time Extension
      Public hearing and action on extension of time to act on the County of Santa Barbara’s request to amend the Coastal Zoning Ordinance portion of the certified Local Coastal Program to make minor changes to the development standards for the Design Residential Zone District to encourage new affordable senior and special care housing developments. (MS-V)      

  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. 4-11-069-A2 (Santa Barbara County Flood Control District, Goleta)
      Request by Santa Barbara County Flood Control District to amend permit to modify Long-Term Biological Monitoring Program requirements of Special Condition Eight (8) and to extend duration of permit term for their annual dredging/desilting program and sediment disposal activities within southeast portion of Goleta Slough (including lower reaches of Atascadero Creek, San Jose Creek, San Pedro Creek, and main channel of Goleta Slough) and Goleta Beach County Park, Goleta, Santa Barbara County. (WH-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).     Motion and Vote
    See Agenda Categories
  3. NEW APPEALS.
    See Agenda Categories .
    1.  Appeal No. A-5-VEN-16-0059 (Camaj, Venice, Los Angeles)
      Appeal by Liesbet Koromzay, Hubert Hodgin, Adam Vagley, Patricia Delaere, Kimmy Miller, George Gineris, Mike Chamness, Arthur Athas, Carmine Gangemi, Naomi Nightingale, Roxanne Brown, Heather Priest, Alix Koromzay, and Will Beinbrink of City of Los Angeles decision granting permit with conditions to Fran Camaj for change of use of 4,116 sq.ft. bakery with 559 sq.ft. of retail space to 5,744 sq.ft. restaurant with 717 sq.ft. of service floor area and 559 sq.ft. of retail space, at 320 Sunset Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (SV-LB)       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. 5-16-0798 (The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, Venice, Los Angeles)
      Application of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles to remodel approx. 3,500 sq.ft. community center and construct partial second and third-story addition to establish approx. 6,800 sq.ft. community center with administrative office and one residential unit above, with 3 on-site vehicular parking spaces, bicycle parking, and implementation of parking and transportation demand management program, at 201 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (ZR-LB)

 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:
  • Animal Protection and Rescue League v. City of San Diego et al. (Friends of the Children’s Pool et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Barth v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Beach Sandpit LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Capistrano Shores Property LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) – see item Th10a
  • Linovitz Cap Shores LLC et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Bird v. CCC (Keane et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Drakes Bay Oyster Co. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Fudge v. CCC et al. (Laguna Beach Golf & Bungalow Village LLC, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) – see item Th11a
  • Grassroots Coalition v. CCC (Lester et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Mahon v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Marina Coast Water District v. CCC (California-American Water District, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Martins Beach 1 LLC et al. v. Turnbull Sanders et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Newport Banning Ranch LLC et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) – see item Th12a
  • Banning Ranch Conservancy v. City of Newport Beach et al. (Newport Banning Ranch LLC et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • San Diego Navy Broadway Complex Coalition v. CCC (San Diego Unified Port District, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • San Diego Unified Port District v. CCC (Sunroad Marina Partners LP et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Security National Guaranty v. CCC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Sierra Club v. CCC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Union of Medical Marijuana Patients, Inc. v. City of San Diego (CCC, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  • Union of Medical Marijuana Patients, Inc. v. CCC (City of San Diego, RPI), 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
    1. November 2016         Motion and Vote
  2.  COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS
  3.  CONSERVANCY REPORT
  4.  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT
  5.  SANTA MONICA BAY RESTORATION REPORT
  6.  DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT