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Meeting Agenda
Day 1

Wednesday, August 11, 2021-- 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.

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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. Chair's Report
Statewide
6. Executive Director's Report
 a. Executive Director's Report
  Report     
  Submit Comment
 b.Commission Correspondence
  Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
 c. Capstone Project Presentation
  Presentation of two educational videos for the Commission’s website developed by graduate students from UC Santa Barbara Bren School of Environmental Science and Management program to encourage public engagement and participation. (SC-SF) Submit Comment
 d. Legislative Report
  Report     
  Status report and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF) Submit Comment
 e. Public Education Grant Program
  ReportAppendix    
  
Public hearing and Commission action on staff recommendations for modifications to guidelines for Whale Tail Competitive Grants. (AF-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
7. Consent Calendar       Motion and Vote
 a. Application No. 5-21-0022 (Lane, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Application of Gary Lane to demolish two-story, 1,474 sq.ft. duplex and construct three-story, 3,828 sq.ft. single-family home with attached 659 sq.ft. ADU, attached two-car garage, and one guest space adjacent to garage at 413 25th Street, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County (AS-LB). Submit Comment
 b.Application No. 5-21-0090 (RDR Properties, LLC, Santa Monica)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of RDR Properties, LLC to reconstruct 5,808 sq.ft. 3rd floor which was previously removed (no change to the existing building height is proposed) and to change the approved use from retail to bar/lounge, restaurant, and office within an existing 55 ft. high, 3 story, 24,188 sq. ft. commercial building, at 1355 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (JD-LB). Submit Comment
 c.Application No. 5-21-0142 (Venice Ventures, LLC, Venice)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Venice Ventures, LLC for after-the-fact change of use from flower shop to café with 200 sq.ft. of service area, removal of unpermitted outdoor dining patio and outdoor deck, addition of 4 bicycle spaces and addition of ADA parking space by removing 1 of 4 standard parking spaces, at 20 Washington Blvd. in Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JD-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
 d.Application No. 5-21-0143 (Rosen Family Trust, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Rosen Family Trust to demolish three story, 4,046 sq.ft. single-family home, and construct three-story, 5,226 sq.ft. single-family home with attached two-car garage and one guest parking space at 3033 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
8.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote 
South Central 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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800. Submit Comment
10.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-4-STB-21-0040 (Hughes – Hollister Ranch Parcel 130, Santa Barbara Co.)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Appeal by Commissioners Bochco and Padilla from County of Santa Barbara granting permit with conditions to B. Wayne Hughes for the construction of 1,500 sq.ft. pool, 6,728 sq.ft. tennis court, 1,535 sq.ft. expansion of existing barn, conversion of guest house to accessory structure unit, renovation of 1,000 sq.ft. of landscaping, and 1,000 cu. yds. of grading on Hollister Ranch Parcel No. 130 in the Gaviota area of Santa Barbara County. (MK-V) Submit Comment
11.NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEVELOPMENT
 a. University of California Santa Barbara Notice of Impending Development (NOID) No. UCS-NOID-0002-21 (Hazardous Tree Replacement).
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Public hearing and action on NOID by UC Santa Barbara for removal of 44 mature Eucalyptus trees, located on Main Campus at the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (JP-V) Submit Comment
12.Coastal Permit Applications
 a.
Application No. 4-19-0826 (California State Parks, Los Angeles Co.)
  Application of California Department of Parks and Recreation to construct drainage and erosion control improvements, as well as reconfigure parking lot and egress road, at Trippet Ranch within Topanga State Park, 20828 Entrada Road, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County (WH-V) Submit Comment 
South Coast District (Los Angeles County)
13. 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 Comment
14.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 5-19-0953 (Los Angeles Jazz Festival, Los Angeles Co.)
  

Report

Exhibits    
  
Application of Bridge Street and Los Angeles County Department of Beaches & Harbors for three-year authorization for temporary live music and community events held on Dockweiler State Beach with two days of live music (Saturday and Sunday 8/27-28/2022, 8/26-27/2023, 8/24-25/2024) and three days of set-up, take-down, and clean-up activities, one-day music and ocean education youth camp, and celebrity-led beach clean-up. The events are associated with Los Angeles Jazz Festival, which includes additional free community events within and outside the coastal zone. The project includes temporary use of approx. 477,358 sq.ft. of sandy beach to construct temporary concert venue, approx. 80,122 sq.ft. of sandy beach for one-day youth camp, and exclusive use of public parking spaces within Bluff, RV, and Grand Avenue parking lots at Dockweiler State Beach Playa del Rey, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 b. Application No. 5-20-0541 (Southbay Land Management & Development Company, LLC, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Application of Southbay Land Management & Development Company, LLC to demolish two multi-unit structures supporting five units; and construct 2,946 sq.ft. single-family home with 371 sq.ft. ADU and detached 257 sq.ft. ADU and 3,716 sq.ft. single family home with 337 sq.ft. ADU at 908 and 910 Manhattan Avenue, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Amending Motion and Vote
 c. Application No. 5-20-0696 (Fitzgerald, Venice)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Application of Daniel Fitzgerald to replace private parking area with new 4-story 5,516 sq.ft. single-family home over habitable basement, roof deck, and attached 3-car garage on a 3,707 sq.ft. lot, at 5506 Pacific Ave. in Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JD-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
15.PERMIT EXTENSTION
 a. Permit No. 5-90-789-E27 and -E28 (Pacific Coast Management, LLC, Venice)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Request by Pacific Coast Management, LLC to extend permit approved on November 10, 1991 and amended on October 14, 1994 to November 10, 2021 for construction of four-story, 25’ high, 14,086 sq.ft. commercial center, including 2,155 sq.ft. food service plaza and 2-level subterranean parking lot with 156 total parking spaces, on 18,850 sq.ft. lot at 601 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Los Angeles County. (CS-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
16.RECONSIDERATION
 a. Application No. 5-20-0485-REC (Lopez, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Reconsideration of Commission action to deny Johnny Lopez’ request for: 1) Lot merger of two contiguous lots, each developed with single-family home; 2) demolish 3,180 sq.ft. single-family home at 2654 The Strand; and 3) construct addition to existing 7,002 sq.ft. single-family home at 2666 The Strand, resulting in 11,328 sq.ft. single-family home with 798 sq.ft. attached ADU at 2654 and 2666 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
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:
  Casa Blanca Beach Estates Owners' Association v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  EcoLogic Partners, Inc., et al. v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes v. California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC, et al. (County of San Luis Obispo, et al. RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of Oceano Dunes, Inc. v. CCC, et al. (California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Hurst v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Lent v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Linovitz, et al. v CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Martin v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Ralston v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Samuel Lawrence Foundation v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Sanson v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Santa Monica Bayside Homeowners Association v. City of Santa Monica, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Schrager, et al. v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. Kinsey, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Spotlight on Coastal Corruption v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Steinbruner v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Wall v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Aqualegacy Development LLC v. CCC, 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
17. Approval of Minutes      Motion and Vote
  July 2021
18. Commissioners' Reports
19.Commission Sub-Committee Reports
20.Conservancy Report
21. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
22. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
23. Deputy Attorney General's Report

 
Future Meetings:
The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be September 8-10, 2021, October 13-15, 2021.