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FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009
NORTH COAST DISTRICT
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 Eureka office at
CALENDAR (removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
4. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs) See AGENDA
of Crescent City LCP Amendment No. CRC-MAJ-1-09 (Coasta Norte).
Public hearing and action on request by City of Crescent City to amend
its certified Local Coastal Program to: (1) amend text of the Multiple
Family (MF) land-use designation to provide for compatible
visitor-serving commercial uses that do not detract from the intended
primary residential nature of the MF category; (2) amend development
standards of the Coastal Zone Residential Professional zoning district
(CZ-RP) to decrease lot-area-per-dwelling-unit standard from 1,500
sq.ft. to 1,250 sq.ft.; (3) redesignate the land use designation of
1.24 ac. parcel from Medical Related (MR) and Residential (R) to
Multi-family (MF); and (4) reclassify zoning designation over a 7,200
sq.ft. portion of parcel from Coastal Zone Two-Family zoning district
(CZ-R2) to Coastal Zone Residential Professional zoning district
(CZ-RP), situated at 200 A Street, Crescent City, Del Norte County.
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.
a. Appeal No. A-1-MEN-07-28 (Jackson-Grube Family, Inc.,
Mendocino Co.) Appeal by (1) Molly Warner & Britt Bailey, (2)
Commissioners Kruer & Wan, (3) Mendocino Group Sierra Club, Friends
of The Ten Mile, (4) Margery S. Cahn Trust & Whiting Family
Revocable Trust from decision of County of Mendocino granting permit
with conditions to Jackson-Grube Family, Inc. for building a 7-unit inn
in 2 phases. Phase I consists of (1) demolition, reconstruction, and
expansion of the former Orca Inn into 2,961 sq.ft., 25-ft. high
3-bedroom guest suite unit and northward extension of building
containing enclosable 831 sq.ft. outdoor activity area, 255 sq.ft.
caterer's kitchen, 693 sq.ft. conference room, 1,089 sq.ft. guest suite
unit and 833 sq.ft. guest suite unit, (2) 1,276 sq.ft., 2-story
manager's unit, (3) 1,269 sq.ft. equipment barn, 648 sq.ft. maintenance
shop, and (4) 240 sq.ft. generator/pump shed. Phase II consists of (1)
2 guest suite units within detached bunkhouse of 531 sq.ft. and 757
sq.ft., (2) 2 separate guest suite cottages of 835 sq.ft. and 915
sq.ft., respectively, and (3) 778 sq.ft. spa, including wells, septic
system, roads and underground utilities, at 31502 North Highway 1, (4
miles south of Westport), Mendocino County. (RSM-E) [POSTPONED]
No. 1-09-20 (City of Arcata) Application of City of Arcata
to enhance wetland habitat along margin of Humboldt Bay by: (1)
reconfiguring 1,634 ft. of channelized reach of Fickle Hill Creek
resulting in 1,934-ft. long meandering channel; (2) installing 9 to 15
small log/boulder cover in the reconfigured channel; (3) installing
wooden bridge across reconfigured channel; and (4) planting total of
2.5 ac. of native riparian vegetation along length of reconfigured
channel, at lands between Highway 101 and Old Arcata Road, Arcata,
Humboldt County. (MBK-E)
6. 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.
a. Permit No. 1-03-4-A3 (Reclamation District 768,
Humboldt Co.) Request by Reclamation District 768 to modify permit
granted for periodic levee maintenance to allow for installation of
sheetpile wall along 300(+/-) linear ft. of eroded and damaged levee,
along northern shoreline of Arcata Bay and eastern bank of Mad River
Slough, just north of Highway 255 bridge, Arcata, Humboldt County.
ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY
7. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs) See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
a. Port Master Plan Amendment No. 24 Port of Los Angeles.
Public hearing and action on request by Port of Los Angeles
Master Plan Amendment No. 24 to provide new disposal sites to
accommodate the remaining dredge material generated by the approved
Main Channel Deepening Project (PMPA No. 21), including additional
dredging: 400,000 cu.yds. at the East Turning Basin; 170,000 cu.yds. at
the Southwest Slip; and 500,000 cu.yds. for Main Channel entrance
widening. Disposal sites include: 5 ac. at Berths 134-135 in the
Northwest Slip; 8 ac. at Berths 243-245 (former Southwest Marine
Shipyard) for contaminated sediment; 50 ac. at the Cabrillo Shallow
Water Habitat site; and LA-2 ocean disposal site in the Port of Los
Angeles. The land uses for the fill site at the Northwest Slip
(Berths 134-135) will include “General Cargo” and “Other” (rail yard,
roadways, utilities, etc.) and the Southwest Marine Shipyard fill will
be designated as “Other”. (AP-LB)
8. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
a. CD-046-08 (Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles Co.)
Consistency determination by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for
additional sites and capacity for dredged material disposal for the
previously-approved Channel Deepening Project in the Port of Los
Angeles. The Corps proposes to place approximately 3 million cu.yds. of
dredged material at the Northwest Slip, Berths 243-245, and Cabrillo
Shallow Water Habitat in the Port of Los Angeles, and at the LA-2 ocean
disposal site, Los Angeles County. (LJS-SF)
Continued from Wednesday, June 10
CLOSED SESSION. At a convenient time
during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to
discuss items of pending litigation, including:
Access for All v. California Department of Transportation
(Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(C))
City of Oxnard et al. v. CCC (Southern California Edison, RPI) (Govt.
Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
City Stone & Tile, Inc. v. RMS Group et al. (Govt. Code §
Coastal Law Enforcement Action Network v. CCC (Malibu Valley Farms,
RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Hines v. County of Sonoma, CCC (Star, RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Marsh v. CCC (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
McAllister v. CCC (Laube et al., RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Norris et al. v. CCC et al. (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Revell v. CCC (Access for All, RPI) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Sheppard v. Big Sur Land Trust, CCC (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Sierra Club v. California Department of Parks & Recreation et al.
(County of San Luis Obispo, CCC, RPIs) (Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A))
Monterey County LCP Amendment No. 1-07 (Govt. Code section
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).
MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.
ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.
[A revised legislative report (linked below) has been posted on April
DIRECTOR’S REPORT including report and possible action on legislation and water quality.
a. Public Education Marketing Contract.
Commission authorization to enter into a contract with a marketing
firm, to be named verbally at the Commission meeting, for up to
$90,000, to market the Whale Tail License Plate. (CP/SF)
Future Meetings: The next meetings of the
Coastal Commission July 8-10, 2009 in San Luis Obispo and August 12-14,
2009 in San Francisco.