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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.

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Meeting Agenda
Day 3

Friday, March 12, 2021-- 9:00 a.m.
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. Note: You may address the Commission on a specific topic one time only each month. 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.Consent Calendar
6.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
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
8.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 1-20-0171 (City of Point Arena, Point Arena)
  ReportExhibits  
  Application by City of Point Arena to replace damaged components of Arena Cove Pier including nine wooden fender piles and one steel guide pile in Arena Cove, at 810 Port Road, Point Arena, Mendocino County. (CH-A) Submit Comment
 b. Application No. 1-20-0455 (Vero Fiber Networks, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibits   
  Application by Vero Fiber Networks, LLC to develop 9 linear miles of underground parallel fiber optic conduit (18 total miles of conduit) using horizontal directional drilling and a series of manholes, handholes, and bore pits primarily along State Route 255 and within connecting City and County road rights-of-way from Arcata to Samoa, Humboldt County. (AL-A) Submit Comment
9.Permit Amendments
 a. Permit Amendment No.1-90-113-A2 (Brennan, Mendocino County)
  ReportExhibitsAppendix  
  Request by Clay Brennan to amend permit granted for subdivision of 44-acre lot into three lots to reconfigure the approved building envelope on resultant parcel 3 and increase size from 5,000 sq.ft. to approximately 33,000 sq.ft. along Ten Mile River estuary, at 29020 North Highway One, Mendocino County. (MBK-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
Items 11a and 12a below will share a combined staff report and combined hearing
11.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application 9-20-0092, CC-0001-21 (Pacific Gas and Electric, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Pacific Gas and Electric to replace, repair and modify utility poles and reconductor lines along approximately 7.8 miles of existing utility lines in City of Eureka and unincorporated Humboldt Co. (AC-SF) Submit Comment
12.Federal Consistency
 a. CC-0001-21 (Pacific Gas and Electric, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Pacific Gas and Electric to replace, repair and modify utility poles and reconductor lines along approximately 7.8 miles of existing utility lines in City of Eureka and unincorporated Humboldt Co. (AC-SF) Submit Comment
North Central Coast District
13. 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
14.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. San Mateo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-SMC-20-0054-1 (Cypress Point Affordable Housing Project ) San Mateo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-SMC-20-0054-1 (Cypress Point Affordable Housing Project )
  ReportExhibitsExparteCorrespondence 
  
Public hearing and action on request by San Mateo County to amend its LCP to designate an 11-acre parcel at the corner of Carlos and Sierra Streets in the unincorporated Moss Beach area of San Mateo County from “PUD-124/CD” to “PUD-140/CD”, reducing density from medium high to medium, and to provide regulations for the potential future development of a 100% affordable housing project at the site. (EM-SF) Submit Comment
Ex Parte
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
 b. San Mateo County LCP Amendment No. LCP-2-SMC-20-0055-2 (Density Bonus Program). Time Extension.
  Report    
  Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by San Mateo County to amend the County’s certified Implementation Program (IP) to modify the County’s existing Density Bonus Program. (EM-SF) Submit Comment
15.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-2-DYC-21-0001 (Sand Hill Property Company, Daly City)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondenceCorrespondence 2Addendum 
  
Appeal by Phillip Seitzer of Daly City decision granting permit to Sand Hill Property Company for geotechnical subsurface investigations (to help characterize and evaluate potential geotechnical hazards in support of a future potential CDP application) on an approximately 4.27-acre undeveloped site at 2152 Olympic Way between John Daly Boulevard and the blufftop edge, Daly City, San Mateo County. (JKN-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
16.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 2-19-0026 (Rhodes Mixed-Use Development, Pacifica)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondenceCorrespondence 2  
  
Application of Shawn Rhodes to construct mixed-use development (including 3,346 sq.ft., 2-story building with retail on first floor and two residential units on second floor, and 24-car parking lot (located in City of Pacifica permit jurisdiction); and a 6,475 sq.ft., 2-story surf shop with office and basement for storage, a 3,010 sq.ft., 2-story storage and surf board shaping building, and a 4,730 sq.ft. skate park (located in Coastal Commission’s permit jurisdiction)) at 505 San Pedro Ave., west of Highway 1 and south of Pacifica State Beach, Pacifica, San Mateo County. (JKN-SF) (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
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
18.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-20-0015-01-Part A (Accessory Dwelling). Time Extension Only.
  Report     
  Public hearing and action on extension of time limit to act on request by City of Santa Cruz to amend LCP ADU regulations. (CB-SC) Submit Comment
 b. City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-20-0040-2-Part B (EV Charging Stations).
  Report    
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by the City of Santa Cruz to modify its Implementation Plan to exempt Electric Vehicle Charging Stations from requirement to obtain a design permit is minor. (RM-SC) Submit Comment
 c. City of Capitola LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-CAP-20-0082-2 (Land Use Plan Map Amendment and Implementation Plan Update).
  Public hearing and action on request by the City of Capitola to amend the Land Use Plan map and update the LCP’s Implementation Plan. (RG-SC) Submit Comment 
Items 19a thru 19g below will be presented in a single combined hearing.   Motion and Vote  
19.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0002 (Asquith Second Unit, Los Osos)
  Report  
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Howell and the Los Osos Sustainability Group of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit to Shannon Asquith for construction of a two-story 844 sq.ft. single-family residential unit on a property with an existing single-family home located at 1215 15th St. (APN 038-161-029) within the unincorporated community of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC) Submit Comment 
 b. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0003 (Moore Second Unit).
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Howell and the Los Osos Sustainability Group of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit to Christopher Moore for construction of one-story 720 sq.ft single-family residential unit on a property with an existing single-family home located at 1375 Nipomo Ave (APN 074-273-014) within the unincorporated community of Los Osos in San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC) Submit Comment 
 c.Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0004 (Wise Second Unit, Los Osos)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Howell and the Los Osos Sustainability Group of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit to Lisa Wise for construction of a one-story 575 sq.ft. single-family residential unit on a property with an existing single-family home at 1302 Bayview Heights Dr.(APN 074-325-013) within the unincorporated community of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC) Submit Comment
 d.Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0005 (Kimbell Second Unit, Los Osos)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Howell and the Los Osos Sustainability Group of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit to Marc Kimbell for construction of one-story 800 sq.ft. single-family residential unit on a property with an existing single-family home located at 1196 6th St. (APN 038-041-008) within the unincorporated community of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC) Submit Comment
 e. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0006 (Salter Second Unit, Los Osos)
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Howell and the Los Osos Sustainability Group of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit to Andrew Salter for construction of two-story 492 sq.ft. single-family residential unit on a property with existing single-family home at 1342 13th Street (APN 038-232-004) within the unincorporated community of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC) Submit Comment 
 f.Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0007 (Bodine and Townsend Second Unit, Los Osos)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Howell and the Los Osos Sustainability Group of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit to John Bodine and Brooke Townsend for construction of two-story 1,195 sq.ft. single-family residential unit on a property with an existing single-family home at 708 Highland Drive (APN 074-382-023) within the unincorporated community of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC) Submit Comment
 g.Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0008 (Robertson Second Unit, Los Osos)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Howell and the Los Osos Sustainability Group of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit to Ronald Robertson for construction of one-story 1,000 sq.ft. single-family residential unit on a property with an existing single-family home at 1648 Los Osos Valley Road (APN 074-363-030) within the unincorporated community of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC) Submit Comment
 h.Appeal No. A-3-STC-21-0013 (Front Street/Riverfront Project, Santa Cruz)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondenceAddendum  
  Appeal by Ronald Pomerantz of City of Santa Cruz decision granting permit with conditions to Riverfront LLC to remove three heritage trees, combine five parcels, demolish three commercial buildings (including two historical buildings) and construct seven-story mixed use building with 175 residential condominiums and approximately 11,500 sq.ft. of ground floor and levee-front commercial space on Front Street adjacent to the San Lorenzo River levee in the City of Santa Cruz. Approximately half of the entire project, including one-and-a-half of the three new buildings, is located within the Coastal Zone. (RM-SC) Submit Comment