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Meeting Agenda
February 2018

Cambria Pines Lodge
2905 Burton Drive
Cambria, CA 93428

 

Wednesday February 7, 2018

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. At the discretion of the Chair, speakers will be given up to 3 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

a.  Executive Director's Report

Oceano Dunes comments should be submitted to agenda item W18a, below

b.  Commission Correspondence

Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence.

         Motion and Vote 

c.  Legislative Report

Review of enacted legislation from 2017 session, and update on 2018 session. (JA/SC-SF)

d.  Public Education Grant Program

Public hearing and Commission action on proposed awarding of WHALE TAIL competitive grants. (SBL-SF)

         Motion and Vote 

Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency

7.  Energy, Ocean Resources & 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.

8. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

  Items W9a, W10a & W11a share a single, combined staff report and hearing   Return to Items    Motion and Vote     Motion and Vote

9. New Appeals

a. Appeal No. A-5-DRL-17-0071 (Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications, Los Angeles)

Appeal by Executive Director of decision by City of Los Angeles granting permit to Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications for on-land portion of project involving construction and operation of subsea fiber optic cable extending from El Segundo through state waters and terminating in Hong Kong, and including construction of cable landing site at Dockweiler State Beach Parking Lot No. 3 with capacity to install up to four fiber optic cable systems in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (KH-SF)

10. Coastal Permit Applications

a. Application No. 9-17-0389 (Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications, Los Angeles)

Application by Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications for state waters and on-land portion of project involving construction and operation of subsea fiber optic cable extending from El Segundo through state waters and terminating in Hong Kong, and including construction of cable landing site at Dockweiler State Beach Parking Lot #3 with capacity to install up to four fiber optic cable systems, in Los Angeles and offshore waters. (KH-SF)

11. Federal Consistency

a. CC-0004-17 (Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications, Los Angeles)

Consistency Certification by Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications for portion of project in federal waters involving construction and operation of subsea fiber optic cable extending from El Segundo through state waters and terminating in Hong Kong, and including construction of cable landing site at Dockweiler State Beach with capacity to install up to four fiber optic cable systems, in Los Angeles and offshore waters. (KH-SF)

b.  CD-0006-17 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles Co.)Postponed

Consistency Determination by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project, including removal of Rindge Dam, excavation of 780,000 cu.yds. of sediment impounded behind the dam, nearshore placement of clean excavated sand, landfill placement of remaining sediments, and modification or removal of upstream aquatic habitat barriers in Malibu Creek watershed, Los Angeles County. (LS-SF)

c.  CD-0009-17 (U.S. Customs and Border Protection, San Diego)Postponed

Consistency Determination by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for the removal of riparian vegetation within the Tijuana River Floodway, San Diego, San Diego County. (JS-SF)

North Coast District

12.  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.

13.  Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)       Motion and Vote

14. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a.  City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-EUR-16-0047-3 (Permit Processing Procedures) Certification Review

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the action by City of Eureka accepting the Commission's certification of LCP-1-EUR-16-0047-3 with modifications is legally adequate. (CK-A)

b.  City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-EUR-17-0007-1 (Part A: Minor Use Permits) Certification Review

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the action by City of Eureka accepting the Commission's certification of LCP-1-EUR-17-0007-1 with modifications is legally adequate. (CK-A)

c.  City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-EUR-16-0046-2 (Vacation Dwelling Units & Mobile Vendors) Certification Review

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the action by City of Eureka accepting the Commission's certification of LCP-1-EUR-16-0046-2 with modifications is legally adequate. (CK-A)

15. Permit Amendments

a.  Permit No. NCR-76-CC-720-A1 (Geider, Humboldt Co.)

Request by Stephen Geider to amend permit for construction of 2-story single-family home on bluff-top parcel to remove and replace permitted 1,780 sq.ft. deck with new 1,950 sq.ft. deck, at 3224 Patricks Point Dr., north of Trinidad, Humboldt County. (CK-A)

Central Coast District

16.  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.

17.  Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)

18. Condition Compliance

a.  Condition Compliance for CDP No. 3-12-050 (ODSVRA Dust Control, San Luis Obispo Co.)

Review of the status of DPR's dust control efforts at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area that are associated with CDP No. 3-12-050 and potential action regarding the Annual Work Plan required by Special Condition 2. (KK-SC)        Motion and  Vote

19. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)

a.  Monterey County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-MCO-16-0070-2 (Monterey Cypress Habitat Development Standards) Certification Review

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the action by Monterey County accepting certification of LCP-3-MCO-16-0070-2 with modifications (to amend the Del Monte Forest LCP's standards for development within native Monterey cypress habitat) is legally adequate. (KK-SC)       

b.  City of Carmel-by-the-Sea LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-CML-17-0058-1 (Cannabis Regulations)

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the request by City of Carmel-by-the-Sea to modify the LCP's cannabis regulations is de minimis. (MW-SC)

c.  City of Carmel-by-the-Sea LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-CML-17-0059-2 (Accessory Dwelling Units)

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the request by City of Carmel-by-the-Sea to modify the LCP's Implementation Plan regarding Accessory Dwelling Unit regulations is de minimis. (MW-SC)

d.  City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-17-0073-2-Part C (Cannabis Regulations)

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the request by the City of Santa Cruz to regulate cannabis dispensaries is de minimis. (RM-SC)

e.  City of Capitola LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-CAP-17-0085-3 (Subdivision Regulations)

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the request by the City of Capitola to modify the LCP's subdivision regulations is de minimis. (RG-SC)

f.  City of Grover Beach LCP Amendment No LCP-3-GRB-18-0005-1 (Cannabis Regulations)

Concurrence with the Executive Director's determination that the request by City of Grover Beach to modify the LCP's cannabis regulations is de minimis. (KK-SC)

g.  San Luis Obispo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SLO-15-0013-1-Part B (Resource Management System)

Public hearing and action on request by San Luis Obispo County to amend the LCP Land Use Plan's Resource Management System. (KK-SC)       Motion and Vote    Motion and Vote

h.  Monterey County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-MCO-18-0004-1 (Cannabis Regulations)

Public hearing and action on request by Monterey County to amend the LCP to add definitions related to medical cannabis, add commercial medical cannabis activities as a conditional use within certain areas, and to add Chapter 20.67 to regulate commercial medical cannabis activities. (BO-SC)        Motion and Vote      Motion and Vote

 Items W20a-b, below share a single, combined staff report and hearing

20. New Appeals

a.  Appeal No. A-3-SLO-09-032 (Kolb Subdivision, Los Osos, San Luis Obispo Co.)If Substantial Issue is found, the Applicants have exercised their right (under CCR Section 13073) to postpone the de novo hearing

Appeal by Commissioners Shallenberger and Wan of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit with conditions to Kit Kolb to recognize subdivided parcel on Bayview Heights Dr., Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (RM-SC)

b.  Appeal No. A-3-SLO-09-033 (Cefalu Subdivision, Los Osos, San Luis Obispo Co.)If Substantial Issue is found, the Applicants have exercised their right (under CCR Section 13073) to postpone the de novo hearing

Appeal by Commissioners Shallenberger and Wan of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit with conditions to Fred and Barbara Cefalu to recognize subdivided parcel on Bayview Heights Dr., Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (RM-SC)

c.  Appeal No. A-3-MCO-17-0068 (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Storage/ Parking Lot Project, Moss Landing, No. Monterey Co.)

Appeal by Commissioners Howell and Peskin of Monterey County decision granting permit with conditions to Monterey Bay Aquarium for construction of approx. 5,200 sq.ft. storage building; 500-ft. long concrete wall; 40,000 sq.ft. pavement; and over 3,000 cu.yds. of grading within coastal dunes adjacent to Salinas River State Beach and Moss Landing Harbor in North Monterey County. (BO-SC)

21. Coastal Permit Applications

a.  Application No. A-3-SLO-09-058 (DeCicco, Cayucos, San Luis Obispo Co.)

Application by Franko DeCicco for subdivision and construction of 19-unit hotel, including underground parking and related landscaping and drainage improvements, at Ocean Blvd. and Old Creek Rd. in Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County. (DR-SC)      Ex Parte      Motion and Vote

b.  Application No. A-3-SCO-12-046 (Fambrini, Santa Cruz Co.)

Application of R. J. Fambrini and Company, Inc. to authorize agricultural well adjacent to Liddell Creek near Bonny Doon Road in unincorporated north coast of Santa Cruz County. (RG-SC)       Motion and Vote

c.  Application No. 3-15-2114 (San Simeon Community Services District Armoring and Outfall, San Simeon, San Luis Obispo Co.)Postponed

Application of San Simeon Community Services District for after-the-fact development at its wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), including installation of riprap revetment, improvements to pipe support structure, and partial replacement and other development associated with WWTP's outfall pipe, at 9245 Balboa Ave., in San Simeon Acres area of North San Luis Obispo County. (DR-SC)

d.  Application No. A-3-SLO-17-0053 (Clemence-Lucas Vacation Rental, Cambria, San Luis Obispo Co.)Postponed

Application of Lynn Clemence-Lucas for use of existing single-family home as residential vacation rental at 2701 Windsor Blvd. in unincorporated Cambria in North San Luis Obispo County. (KB-SC)

 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:

Friends, Artists and Neighbors of Elkhorn Slough et al. v. CCC (Heritage/Western Communities Ltd. et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of Oceano Dunes et al. v. CCC et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of Oceano Dunes et al. v. CCC et al. (Cal. Dept. of Parks & Recreation et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of Oceano Dunes et al. v. CCC et al. (San Luis Obispo County APCD et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of Oceano Dunes et al. v. CCC et al. (San Luis Obispo County APCD et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of the Canyon v. CCC (Longi et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Friends of the Canyon v. CCC (Longi et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Lindstrom v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Martins Beach 1 LLC et al. v. Turnbull Sanders et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Mountainlands Conservancy LLC et al. v. CCC (County of Los Angeles, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Ramirez Canyon Preservation Fund v. CCC (County of Los Angeles, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Redondo Beach Waterfront LLC v. City of Redondo Beach, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Rudisill et al. v. CCC (City of Los Angeles et al., RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Sisney et al. v. CCC (County of Santa Cruz, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

Sunshine Enterprises LP v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)

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).

22. Approval of Minutes

23. Commissioners' Reports

24. Conservancy Report

25. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report

26. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report

27. Deputy Attorney General's Report