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County Administration Center Board of Supervisor's Chambers
575 Administration Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Wednesday May 9, 2018, 9:00am
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
6. Executive Director's Report
a. Executive Director's Report
b. Commission Correspondence
Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence.
c. Legislative Report
Discussion and possible action on coastal-related legislation. (JA/SC-SF)
d. Update on NOAA 312 Evaluation and Site Visit
Presentation by Coastal Commission staff and representatives from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on upcoming federal evaluation of Coastal Commission portion of California Coastal Management Program in June 2018 as required under Section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act. (MJ-SF)
e. Public Hearing on Draft Tribal Consultation Policy. Informational item only.
Public hearing for consideration of response to comments received from Tribal representatives, and continuing the public comment review period for receipt of public comments, on the Commission's Draft Tribal Consultation Policy. (MPD-SF)
f. Presentation from the League of Cities on future coordination and collaboration with the Commission. Informational only.
North Coast District
7. Deputy Director's Report
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.
8. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
9. Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
a. City of Trinidad LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-TRN-17-0072-1 (CalFire)Postponed
Public hearing and action on request by the City of Trinidad's to amend the certified land use plan to allow for an extension of water service from the City to the Trinidad California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection Station at 923 Patrick's Point Drive located outside both the designated urban and service area boundaries of the City's LUP. (MBK-A)
b. County of Humboldt LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-HUM-17-0066-1 (CalFire)Postponed
Public hearing and action on request by the County of Humboldt's to amend certified land use plan to allow for an extension of water service from the City of Trinidad to the Trinidad California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection Station at 923 Patrick's Point Drive located outside both the designated urban and service area boundaries of the County's LUP. (MBK-A)
10. Coastal Permit Applications
a. Application No. 1-16-0899 (California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Mendocino Co.)Postponed
Application of Caltrans to conduct geotechnical investigation to provide data for siting and design of future rehabilitation/replacement of Highway 1 Albion River Bridge involving geotechnical drilling of up to nine 70-125-ft.-deep bore holes within 6 specified sites, removal of major vegetation and grading for placement of drill rigs and construction of temporary access routes to boring sites, conducting seismic refraction surveys, and replanting cleared areas adjacent to Highway 1, on both sides of the Albion River, Albion, Mendocino County (TG-A)
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
11. 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.
12. Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar) Motion and Vote
13. Permit Amendments
a. Permit No. 9-18-0002-A1 (Marin Oyster Company, Marin Co.)
Request by Marin Oyster Co. to amend permit to expand use of basket-on-longline cultivation methods and request after-the-fact approval for installation and use of bag- and basket-on-longline oyster cultivation equipment within a five acre area of leased state tidelands in Tomales Bay, Marin County. (CT-SF)
At a convenient time during the meeting, the Commission (CCC) will have a closed session to discuss items of pending litigation, including:
Dunes Development LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code Â§ 11126(e)(2)(A)
Friends, Artists and Neighbors of Elkhorn Slough et al. v. CCC (Heritage/Western Communities Ltd. et al., RPI), Govt. Code Â§ 11126(e)(2)(A)
In re Border Infrastructure Environmental Litigation, Govt. Code Â§ 11126(e)(2)(A)
Mahon v. CCC et al., Govt. Code Â§ 11126(e)(2)(A)
Martins Beach 1 LLC et al. v. Turnbull Sanders et al. , Govt. Code Â§ 11126(e)(2)(A)
Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. Kinsey et al., Govt. Code Â§ 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).
14. Approval of Minutes
15. Commissioners' Reports
16. Conservancy Report
17. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
18. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
19. Deputy Attorney General's Report