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Meeting Agenda
Day 1

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 -- 9:00 a.m.

As a result of the Covid-19 emergency, and the Governor’s Executive Orders N-29-20-and N-33-20, this Coastal Commission meeting will occur virtually through video and teleconference. The Coastal Commission is conducting the meeting virtually to avoid a public gathering and protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

(415) 904-5202

1. Call to Order and Roll Call
2. Virtual Meeting Procedures
3. Agenda Changes
4. General Public Comment
 Public comments that are not related to any of the items specifically listed on the agenda will be heard at approximately 11:00, or thereafter, for no more than 30 minutes. At the discretion of the Chair, speakers may be given up to 3 minutes. Due to the transition to a virtual meeting platform, the Coastal Commission at this time will not allow for the ceding of time from one speaker to another speaker. Please see the Coastal Commission’s Virtual Hearing Procedures memo (https://documents.coastal.ca.gov/assets/virtual-hearing/VIRTUAL-HEARING-PROCEDURES.pdf) for submitting a request to speak.
5.Chair's Report
Statewide
6. Executive Director's Report
 a. Executive Director's Report

Submit Comment
 b. Informational Update
  ReportAppendix  
  
Concurrence with the Executive Director's action, pursuant to Coastal Act Section 30611, to waive emergency coastal permit requirements for implementing coastal access restrictions and closures to protect public health and safety during the Shelter in Place Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic. (JA/MC-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 c. Commission Correspondence

Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
 d. Legislative Report
  
Update and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 e. Interagency Agreement
  
Public hearing and Commission authorization to enter into an Interagency Agreement with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for 2020-2025 to fund the equivalent of 10 staff positions (PY) to provide coordinated review and processing of Caltrans plans and projects. (SH-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 f. Public Education Grants Program
  
Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that amendments to the Whale Tail Grant program grantees are appropriate due to COVID-19 restrictions. (CP/AFK-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 g. Sea Level Rise Principles
  
Consider adoption of 'Making California’s Coast Resilient to Sea Level Rise: Principles for Aligned State Action,' a set of principles to be implemented by a variety of state agencies that reflect unified, effective action toward sea-level rise resilience grounded in best available science, partnerships, alignment, communications and local support. (JA-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
   
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. Submit Comments
Motion and Vote
8.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
9.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-EUR-20-0009-1, Part A (Qualified Combining District)
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request of the City of Eureka to amend the certified implementation plan (IP) to add a Qualified (Q) combining district to apply site specific limitations and additional standards on the principal and conditional uses of the base zone to which the Q combining district is added is de minimis. (CK-A) Submit Comment
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
10. 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. Submit Comments
Motion and Vote
11.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
  Items W12a and W13a below will share a combined staff report and hearing
12.Permit Amendments
 a. Permit No. E-01-029-A6 (Tata Communications America Inc., Los Angeles Co.)
  Request by Tata Communications America Inc. to amend previously granted permit for already-constructed subsea fiber optic cable to require burial surveys only after an event could result in previously buried cable becoming unburied. Existing cable terminates in Oregon after passing through state and federal waters from its land-side connection in Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (JW-SF) Submit Comment
13.Federal Consistency
 a. CC-111-01 (Tata Communications America Inc., Los Angeles Co.)
  Consistency Certification by Tata Communications Inc. for burial surveys to occur only after an event that could result in previously buried cable becoming unburied, for the federal waters portion of the subsea fiber optic cable described above, offshore of Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (JW-SF) Submit Comment
North Central Coast District
14. 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 San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260. Submit Comments
Motion and Vote
15.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
16.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. Marin County LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-MAR-20-0013-1-Part A. (Residential Redesignation and Zoning Change)
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by Marin County to redesignate and rezone four residential parcels in Dillon Beach is de minimis. (SP-SF) Submit Comment
 b. Marin County LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-MAR-20-0013-1-Part B. (Agricultural Redesignation and Zoning Change).
  Public hearing and action on request by Marin County to redesignate and rezone one parcel in Bolinas for agricultural production in the LCP. (SP-SF) Submit Comment
 c. City of Half Moon Bay LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-HMB-20-0019-1 (Mixed-Use Districts and Parking Standards)
  Public hearing and action on request by City of Half Moon Bay to update the LCP’s Implementation Plan to prioritize active ground-floor visitor-serving uses in the downtown area, to modify parking standards for mixed-use commercial and residential zoning districts, and streamline certain permitting provisions. (JKN-SF) Submit Comment
Central Coast District
17. 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 Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863. Submit Comments
Ex Parte       Motion and Vote
18.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
19.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-20-0016-1-Part B (Downtown Plan).
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by the City of Santa Cruz to modify the LCP’s Downtown Plan concerning alcohol sales and personal service businesses is de minimis. (CB-SC) Submit Comment
 b. Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SCO-20-0020-1 (ADUs)
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by Santa Cruz County to modify the LCP’s ADU provisions consistent with recent changes to state housing law is de minimis. (RG-SC) Submit Comment
 c. City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-20-0024-1-Part D (ADUs)
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by the City of Santa Cruz to modify LCP provisions with respect to building ADUs near slopes, consistent with recent changes to state housing law, is de minimis. (CB-SC) Submit Comment
20.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 3-19-1199 (California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Toro Creek Bridge Replacement, Cayucos/Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo Co.)
  Application of Caltrans to replace northbound Highway 1 bridge at Toro Creek (between Cayucos and Morro Bay) with new bridge with two traffic lanes, standard bridge rails and shoulders, and Class III bicycle lane, located between unincorporated Cayucos and City of Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County. (SD-SC) Submit Comment
   
South Coast District (Orange County)
21.Administrative Calendar
 a. Application No. 5-19-1210 (Degalas, Huntington Beach)
  
Application of Frank Degalas to remove boat dock float and gangway and construct new boat dock float and gangway. Three, 14” square concrete piles are proposed to re-located and be re-used and two new additional 14” square, concrete piles are proposed. Overwater coverage will remain the same at 1,351 square feet; 3632 Venture Dr., Huntington Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
22.
Consent Calendar
Motion and Vote
 a.Application No. 5-19-1093 (RKDC, LLC, San Clemente)
  Application of RKDC, LLC for after-the-fact approval for replacement of mobile home with 1,344 sq.ft., 13-ft. high mobile home, and new request for addition resulting in 2,015 sq.ft., 16-ft. high mobile home at 1880 N. El Camino Real, Unit #6, San Clemente, Orange County. (MA-LB) Submit Comment
 b. Application No. 5-18-1235 (White, Seal Beach)
  Application of Peter and Sue White to demolish 2-story, 2,345 sq.ft. duplex with 405 sq.ft. detached garage and construct 2-story, 2,951 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 469 sq.ft. 2-car garage on beach front lot at 1203 Seal Way, Seal Beach, Orange County.  (FSY-LB) Submit Comment
 c.Application No. 5-19-1178 (Bacon, San Clemente)
  Application of Katherine and Melton Bacon to remove one-story 13.5-ft. high, 1,440 sq.ft. mobile home and install 1,625 sq.ft., 16-ft. high mobile/manufactured home at 1880 N. El Camino Real, Unit #32, San Clemente, Orange County. (MA-LB) Submit Comment
South Coast District (Orange County)
23. Deputy Director's Report For Orange County
 
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 Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071. Submit Comments
Motion and Vote
24.Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
25.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-5-LGB-20-0010 (Laguna Beach Fire Department Fuel Modification) 
  
Appeal by Mark & Sharon Fudge granting permit to Laguna Beach Fire Department for fuel modification on approx. 44 acres of undeveloped hillside canyon area adjacent to existing development in Laguna Canyon, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MA-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 b. Appeal No. A-5-LGB-20-0017 (Marshall Ininns Design Group, Laguna Beach)
  Appeal by Mark and Sharon Fudge of City of Laguna Beach action granting permit with no conditions to Marshall Ininns Design Group for conversion of existing detached 1,164 sq.ft. guest house with storage to1,164 sq.ft. accessory dwelling unit on oceanfront property at 31941 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, Orange County. (MV-LB) Submit Comment Postponed
   
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:
  California State Lands Commission, et al. v. Martins Beach 1, LLC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  City of Del Mar v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Dunes Development, LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends, Artists, and Neighbors of Elkhorn Slough, et al. v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Fudge v. CCC (Dimitry, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Jack, et al., v. City of Los Angeles, et al. (925 Marco Place, LLC, et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Harbaugh v. CCC, 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)
  O’Neil v. CCC, et al. (C.D. Cal), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Pacific Palisades Residents Association, Inc. v. City of Los Angeles, et al. (Shram, et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Pappas et al. v. State Coastal Conservancy, et al. (Rancho Cuarta, RPI), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Ralston v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Smith v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Stanger, et al. v. CCC (2416 Frey LLC, RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. Kinsey, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Venice Stakeholders Assoc. v. City of Los Angeles, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)