JANUARY 2013 AGENDA
OF PISMO BEACH
VETERANS' MEMORIAL BUILDING
780 BELLO STREET
PISMO BEACH, CA 93449
number will only be in service when the meeting is in session.
note: agenda items are subject to change.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013
4. GENERAL PUBLIC
COMMENT. Public comments will be heard at 8:30 am for
items not on the agenda, for no more than 30 minutes. For those unable
to attend the early comment period, there will be additional comment
time available later in the day.
a. Draft Strategic Plan – Discussion
Only. Public hearing and Commission discussion of the
Coastal Commission’s draft Strategic Plan for the next five years (2013
to 2018). No Commission action at this meeting. Discussion may continue
on Thursday (and/or Friday). (CL/SMH/MJ-SF)
NORTH COAST DISTRICT
5. 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 Eureka office at
6. CONSENT CALENDAR
(removed from Regular Calendar). See AGENDA
CATEGORIES . Motion and Vote
7. LOCAL COASTAL PROGRAMS (LCPs) See
a. County of Humboldt LCP Amendment No.
HUM-MAJ-1-12 (Guttero & Williams).
Public Hearing and action on request by County of Humboldt to amend the
LUP and IP designations and zoning districts of two parcels totaling
10.9 acres located at 2555 and 2625 Patricks Point Drive north of
Trinidad from Rural Residential (RR/RA) to Coastal Commercial
Timberland (TC/CT) to facilitate a merger with an adjacent 70.4-acre
CT-zoned property and a resubdivision into two CT-zoned properties of
approximately 40 acres and 41 acres. (MBK-E) Motion and Vote Motion and Vote
8. COASTAL PERMIT APPLICATIONS.
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
a. Application No. 1-12-32 (California
Department of Parks & Recreation, Humboldt & Del Norte
Co.). Application of California Dept. of Parks
& Recreation to restore approx. 550 acres of nearshore dune
habitat by removing European beach grass and other invasive species
using combination of mechanical, manual, and flaming techniques, at
Gold Bluffs Beach, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Humboldt and Del
Norte Counties. (MBK-E)
ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES and FEDERAL CONSISTENCY
9. 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)
10. CONSENT CALENDAR (removed from Regular
Calendar). See AGENDA
11. REVISED FINDINGS. See
a. Application No. E-12-005 and CC-027-12
(Pacific Gas & Electric Co., San Luis Obispo Co.).
Review and adoption of revised findings for Commission denial of permit
application and objection to consistency certification by PG&E
to conduct a high energy 3-dimensional geophysical survey employing use
of air guns, hydrophones, and seafloor geophones in state and federal
waters offshore San Luis Obispo County. (CT-SF) Motion and Vote
12. FEDERAL CONSISTENCY. See AGENDA
a. CD-057-12 (Corps of Engineers,
Pismo Beach). Consistency determination by
Corps of Engineers for shoreline protection vertical wall at St.
Andrews Lift Station, Seacliff Dr. and Baker Ave., Pismo Beach, San
Luis Obispo County. (MPD-SF) Motion and Vote
Amending Motion and Vote
CLOSED SESSION. At a convenient
time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed
session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:
Cannery Row Marketplace, LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code, section
Macpherson v. CCC, Govt. Code, section 11126(e)(2)(A)
Venice Stakeholders Assn. v. CCC et al., 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
13. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
14. COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS.
15. CONSERVANCY REPORT.
16. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY REPORT.
17. SANTA MONICA BAY RESTORATION REPORT.
18. DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT.
19. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
including reports and possible Commission action on legislation and
Legislative report. Informational only. (CL/SC-SF)
b. Update on public access planning and state parks.
COMMISSION FIELD TRIP
Please read the following information:
Commission Field Trip. The
Commission will take a field trip at the conclusion of the meeting on
Wednesday, January 9, to the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. The
Commission will depart from the meeting location and may make several
stops en-route in Pismo Beach and Avila Beach. A limited number of
members of the public will be able to attend. A more detailed itinerary
for public participation is provided. If you are interested in
attending, please contact the Commission’s Energy, Ocean Resources
& Federal Consistency unit in San Francisco at (415) 904-5240,
no later than January 4, 2013.