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Special Meeting Agenda

Thursday, March 18, 2021 -- 9:00 a.m.

Virtual Hearing Procedures
in English & Spanish

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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 March 12 @ 2:00 pm
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Central Coast District
3. Oceano Dunes CDP Review
  ExhibitsExparteCorrespondenceCorrespondence 2Correspondence 3Hearing Procedures 
Public hearing and potential action on revisions to CDP 4-82-300, as amended, regarding the allowable kinds, locations, and intensities of use and necessary coastal resource protection requirements at State Parks’ Oceano Dunes unit in the City of Grover Beach, the unincorporated community of Oceano, and unincorporated southern San Luis Obispo County. (KK-SC)
Ex Parte on Item
Applicant Presentation
Comments by Elected Officials
Comments by Organizations
Public Comments on Item
Applicant Rebuttal
Return to Staff
Return to Commission
Motion and Vote
Amending Motion and Vote
Amending Motion and Vote
Amending Motion and Vote
Amending Motion and Vote  - Withdrawn
  Staff report and related links above
When you click on the “Oceano Dunes CDP Review” link above, a new window will open up where you will see links to the Commission staff’s staff report and recommendation (“Report”), and its exhibits (“Exhibits”), as well Commissioner ex parte communication disclosures (“Ex Parte”), correspondence related to this item, and the special hearing procedures that will apply to the hearing. With respect to correspondence, due to the volume received on this matter since the last time correspondence received was posted (for the July 2019 Commission meeting, last posted on July 9, 2019), and the corresponding size of the files when put together, the correspondence for this item has been split into three groups in chronological order by date received, with the most recent correspondence on top in package 1 (“Correspondence 1”), which then is continued in package 2 (“Correspondence 2”), and then package 3 (“Correspondence 3”), with the oldest correspondence being at the end of package 3. As new correspondence is received, it will also be posted in similar packages, and this note will be updated accordingly.
  How to provide written comments for Commission consideration
To submit written materials to the Commission for consideration regarding this matter, please either email [email protected] or submit such materials by regular mail (725 Front Street, Suite 300, Santa Cruz, CA 95060) to Commission staff by 5 pm on Friday, March 12, 2021. Staff will then distribute your materials to the Commission. Any materials received after this time will not be distributed by staff to the Commission. Alternatively, you may also submit such materials directly to Commissioners (a list of Commissioners with their contact information is available from Commission staff, or at provided such materials are submitted to all Commissioners, all alternates for Commissioners, the three non-voting members of the Commission, and Commission staff. We request you summarize the reasons for your position in no more than two or three pages, if possible.
  How to provide hearing testimony
IMPORTANT! PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HEARING WILL TAKE PLACE AS PART OF A VIRTUAL MEETING. 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. Special hearing procedures will apply to the hearing for this item, and they can be accessed by clicking the “Oceano Dunes CDP Review” link above. There you will find specific information and instructions on how to participate in the hearing. Please consult those special hearing procedures before submitting a request to speak at the hearing.
  For more information consult the Commission’s Oceano Dunes webpage
The Commission has developed a webpage with information and materials designed to help the public better understand issues at Oceano Dunes as they relate to the hearing. It is located at There you will find summary materials and an FAQ, materials associated with recent Commission Oceano Dunes reviews, materials associated with the California Department of Parks and Recreation’s proposals for Oceano Dunes, and materials associated with the March 18, 2021 hearing, including Commission staff’s staff report and recommendation and some summary materials that have been translated into Spanish.
Questions regarding this agenda item and/or this hearing should be directed to Coastal Commission staff via email at [email protected] or via phone at 831-427-4863.
  Future Meetings:
The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be April 14-16, 2021, May 12-14, 2021 and June 9-11, 2021.