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.
Report by Deputy Director on permit waivers, emergency permits, immaterial amendments & extensions, and on comments from the public relating to the Deputy Director's report. For specific information contact the Commission's Arcata office at (707) 826-8950.
6. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Public hearing and action on request of the County of Humboldt to amend certified LCP to redesignate and rezone an approximately 2.2-acre property off of Hubbard Lane in the Myrtletown area east of Eureka from Commercial General (CG) to Residential Multi-Family (RM). (MBK-A)Motion and VoteMotion and Vote
Appeal by Jacob Patterson of City of Fort Bragg decision granting permit to the City for placement of approx. 12,000 cu.yds. of excavated clean soils associated with previously approved construction of improvements to City’s Wastewater Treatment Facility within the former Georgia Pacific Mill Site at 321 and 331 Jere Melo St., Fort Bragg, Mendocino County. (DP-A)Motion and Vote
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
9. 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.
a. Informational Briefing on Offshore Wind
Briefing on the status of offshore wind development in California, with Karen Douglas, Commissioner of the California Energy Commission. (KH-SF)
10. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)Motion and Vote
11. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
a. City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. 1-18 (LCP-5-LOB-18-0026-1) (SEADIP)Postponed
Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by the City of Long Beach accepting certification with suggested modifications to the Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan portions of the LCP specifically related to the Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP) is legally adequate. (KH-SF)
12. Coastal Permit Applications
Items F12b and F13a below, will share a combined staff report and will be heard through a combined hearing
Application of Grassy Bar Oyster Co. for proposed 0.65 acre expansion of oyster aquaculture operations and after-the-fact authorization for 2 nursery rafts; 1200 sq.ft. work platform; and approx. 5 acres of oyster and clam aquaculture operations on State water bottom leases M-614-01 Parcel 1 & M-614-02, Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County. (CT-SF)
Application by Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications, LLC, for state waters and on-land portion of project involving construction and operation of subsea fiber optic cable extending from existing cable landing site at Dockweiler State Beach, Los Angeles, through state waters, and terminating in Chile, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JW-SF)
Consistency Certification by Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications, LLC for portion of project in federal waters involving construction and operation of subsea fiber optic cable extending from existing cable landing site at Dockweiler State Beach, Los Angeles, through state waters, and terminating in Chile, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JW-SF)
Consistency Determination by Federal Highway Administration for Sir Francis Drake Blvd Improvement Project in Point Reyes National Seashore, including resurfacing and/or reconstruction of roadway segments between Pierce Point and Chimney Rock Roads; widening sections of roadway to maintain consistent 24-ft. paved width; replacing culverts and constructing bridge over Schooner Creek; stabilizing eroding roadway embankments and improving roadway pullouts; improving sight distances and roadway safety by modifying existing elevations, curves and cut slopes; and associated habitat improvements, Point Reyes, Marin County. (LS-SF)
The next meetings of the Coastal Commission are December 12-14, in Newport Beach and February 6-8, 2019, in North Central Coast. (Note: No Coastal Commission meeting during the month of January 2019.)