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Meeting Agenda
Day 1

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 -- 9:00 a.m.

Virtual Hearing Procedures

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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

Last Updated August 11 @ 8:00 am
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 9:00 am, for no more than one hour. At the discretion of the Chair, speakers may be given up to 2 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 submit a request to speak by 5:00 pm the day before the hearing to assist with meeting management sign up. We will stop taking speaker requests by 8:30 am on each day of the meeting. Please see the Coastal Commission’s Virtual Hearing Procedures memo for submitting a request to speak.
5. CHAIR’S REPORT
Statewide
6.Executive Director's Report
 a. Executive Director's Report
  Report   
  Submit Comment
 b. Coastal Clean-up Day 2020 Presentation

Submit Comment
 c. Sea Level Rise Story Map Presentation
  SLR Map
  Presentation of new sea level rise communication tool for the Commission’s website developed by graduate students from UC Santa Barbara Bren School of Environmental Science and Management program. Submit Comment
      
 d.Commission Correspondence
  Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
 e. Legislative Report
  Report    
  Status report and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF) Submit Comment
 f. Interagency Agreements for Implementing California’s Coastal Management Program, FY 2020-21 Coastal Zone Management Grant Award
  Report    
  
Public hearing and Commission authorization to enter into Interagency Agreements with BCDC and the Coastal Conservancy to transfer federal funds to these agencies for the implementation of California Coastal Management Program for Fiscal Year 2020-21. (MJ-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
7. Consent Calendar     Motion and Vote
 a.Pepperdine University Notice of Impending Development (NOID) No. PEP-NOID-0003-20 (Student Housing Wellness Center)
  Report   
  Public hearing and action on NOID by Pepperdine University for a wellness center support amenity associated with the existing Seaside Residence Hall student housing facility, consisting of construction of a 5,015 sq.ft., 19 ft.-high semi-permanent membrane structure with 900 sq.ft., 19-ft.-high restroom/shower structure on concrete foundations, and associated grading (540 cu.yds. cut, 550 cu.yds. fill), retaining walls, and landscaping located on the Pepperdine University campus, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (DC-V) Submit Comment
8.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
   
North Coast District
9. 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
  

Please note: W10a and W10b share a single combined staff report and hearing

10.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-EUR-20-0009-1, Part C (Crowley Site Redesignation) - Time Extension
  ReportCorrespondence  
  Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action for up to one year on City of Eureka’s request to amend the certified LCP to change the land use designation of a portion of the Crowley site off of Hilfiker Lane from Public/Quasi-Public to General Service Commercial and the zoning district from Coastal Dependent Industrial to Service Commercial with a Qualifying Combining District. (RSM-A) Submit Comment
 b. City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-EUR-20-0009-1, Part B (Service Commercial District Height Limit) - Time Extension.
  Report   
  Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action for up to one year on City of Eureka’s request to amend the certified Implementation Program to increase the maximum building height within the Service Commercial Zoning District from 35 to 55 feet. (CK-A) Submit Comment
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. Submit Comments
  
Please note: W12b and W13a share a single combined staff report and hearing.
12.Coastal Permit Applications
 a.Application No. 9-20-0268 (State Lands Commission, Santa Barbara Co.)
  ReportExhibits  
  Application of State Lands Commission to permanently re-abandon 4 leaking legacy oil wells in the subtidal and intertidal zone offshore Summerland, Santa Barbara County. (DG-SF) Submit Comment 
 b. Application No. 9-20-0275 (RTI Infrastructure, Inc., San Luis Obispo Co.)
  ReportExhibits 
  Application of RTI Infrastructure, Inc. to construct cable landing station and operate state waters portion of subsea fiber optic cable extending from Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County, through state and federal waters, and terminating in Singapore, Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (JW-SF) Submit Comment
13.Federal Consistency
 a. CC-0002-20 (RTI Infrastructure, Inc., San Luis Obispo Co.)
  ReportExhibits  
  Consistency Certification by RTI Infrastructure, Inc. to construct and operate federal waters portion of fiber optic cable described above extending from Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County, through federal waters and terminating in Singapore, Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (JW-SF) Submit Comment
 b. CC-0001-20 (San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), San Diego Co.)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence 
  
After-the-fact Consistency Certification by SANDAG for Del Mar Bluffs Emergency Repair Project undertaken in November and December 2019 to preserve railroad trackbed support after bluff erosion temporarily halted train operations in November 2019. The submittal also includes updates on planning for future Del Mar Bluffs stabilization projects and the double track tunnel project for relocation of the railroad to an inland alignment. (LS-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
South Coast District (Los Angeles County)
14. Deputy Director's Report For Los Angeles 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
15.New Appeals
 a.Appeal
 Submit Comment
  
Please note: W16c and W17a below, have separate staff reports but will share a single combined hearing.
16.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 5-19-1220 (Dennis, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibitsAddendum  
  Application of George and Tallie Dennis to demolish 2-story, 1,809 sq.ft. duplex and construct new 30-ft. high, 3-story (over basement), 6,803 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 3-car garage at 3205 Highland Ave., Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment 
 b. Application No. 5-20-0363 & A-5-VEN-18-0049 (Mobile Park Investment, Venice, Los Angeles)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence  
  
Application of Mobile Park Investment to demolish 2-story, approx. 22-ft. high, 4-unit residential structure with 2 detached garages and construct 3-story, 30-ft. high, 2,751 sq.ft. single-family home with approx. 500 sq.ft. junior accessory dwelling unit, detached, 2-story 1,037 sq.ft. accessory dwelling unit, and 4 on-site parking spaces, at 2812-2818 Grand Canal, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
 c. Application No. 5-18-0554 (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence  
  
Application of California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife to remove unpermitted drain risers and associated lateral pipes and structures, either 1) immediately upon approval of permit, or 2) phased removal to occur within five years of Commission action on permit; Off-site restoration of 0.6 acre of willow habitat is also proposed, in Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve, Area B, at Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB) (NOTE: The Commission’s enforcement division has opened an investigation into potential Coastal Act violations associated with this item and site, as is explained further in the staff report.) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
17.Permit Amendments
 a. Permit No. 5-17-0253-A1 (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence  
  
Request to amend timing requirement of Special Condition 4 to remove unpermitted drains and associates pipes from one year to five years within Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve, Area B, at Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB) (Note: The Commission’s enforcement division has opened an investigation into potential Coastal Act violations associated with this item and site, as is explained further in the staff report.) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
       
South Central Coast District
18. 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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800. Submit Comments
19.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Oxnard LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-OXN-20-0007-1 (Ventura County Harbor Department)
  ReportExhibitsExparteCorrespondenceCorrespondence 2Addendum 
  
Public hearing and action on request by Ventura County Harbor Department for an LCP amendment override of the Coastal Land Use Plan (LUP) and Coastal Zoning Ordinance of the certified City of Oxnard LCP to increase allowable density and height throughout the Harbor, and modify allowable uses and development standards to accommodate a mixed-use residential development at the Fisherman’s Wharf site within the Channel Islands Harbor. (WH-V) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
 b. City of Malibu Minor LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-MAL-20-0035-1 (Fire-Resistant Landscape Ordinance)
  ReportCorrespondence   
  Public hearing and action on request by City of Malibu to amend the Local Implementation Plan (LIP) portion on its certified LCP to create fire-resistant landscape design standards. (DV-V) Submit Comment
20.NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT
 a. Ventura County Channel Islands Harbor Public Works Plan Notice of Impending Development (NOID) No. CIH-NOID-0001-20 (Boater Restroom Facility Project).
  ReportExhibits   
  Public hearing and action on NOID by the Ventura County Harbor Department to remodel an existing 1,075 sq.ft. marina office building, construct a new 1,090 sq.ft. boater restroom facility on the north side of the remodeled marina office building, expand an existing public promenade, and modify the project description of a previously approved NOID (No. CIH-NOID-002-18) to omit an approved 450 sq.ft. boater restroom facility at the Hyatt Hotel site; located at 3700 Peninsula Rd., Channel Islands Harbor, Ventura County. (JL-V) Submit Comment
21.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-4-MAL-20-0026 (Perrin, Malibu)
  ReportExhibits   
  Appeal by James Moore, Tracy Moore and Rody Castroll of decision of City of Malibu granting permit with conditions to Richard K. Perrin for construction of new 2,957 sq.ft. single-family home, 434 sq.ft. attached garage, and new onsite wastewater treatment system, at 21490 Paseo Portola St., Malibu, Los Angeles County. (DV-V) Submit Comment 
       
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:
  Fowler Packing Co. v. CCC – Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Jack, et al., v. City of Los Angeles, et al. (925 Marco Plane, LLC, et al., RPIs) - Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  O’Brien v. CCC – Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Pacific Palisades Residents Association, Inc. v. City of Los Angeles, et al. (Rony Shram, et al., RPIs) Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Rudisill v. CCC (Pied a Terre, RPI) – Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Sanson v CCC – Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. CCC – Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. Kinsey, et al. – Govt. Code § 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).

Statewide
22.Approval of Minutes
23.Commissioners' Reports
24.Commission Sub-committee Reports
25.Conservancy Report
26.Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
27.Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
28.Deputy Attorney General's Report