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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 2

Thursday, August 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
Enforcement
7. Enforcement Report
 Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF)
North Coast District
8. 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 Comment
9.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. Mendocino County LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-MEN-20-0021-1(Accessory Dwelling Units).
  Public hearing and action on request by Mendocino County to amend the County’s certified Land Use Plan and Implementation Program to regulate accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and junior accessory dwelling units (JADUs) in compliance with recent State legislation. (RSM-A) Submit Comment 
10.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 1-20-0261 (City of Eureka, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondenceAddendum  
  Application by City of Eureka to improve public boat launching facility by (1) replacing and installing floating docks, (2) removing derelict piles as mitigation for wetland fill (3) replacing a public restroom with combination restroom/equipment storage building, (4) installing ADA-compliant pedestrian pathways, (5) resurfacing and restriping parking lot, and (6) replacing signage along shoreline of Humboldt Bay off Waterfront Drive beneath Highway 255 Bridge with pile removal at Parcel 4 behind Bayshore Mall off Broadway, Eureka, Humboldt County. (RSM-A) Submit Comment
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency 4hrs
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 Comment
 a. ND-0038-20 (BLM, Eureka)
  Report     
  
Executive Director determination authorizing one year extension of management plan for the Eureka Dunes Riding Area submitted by the Bureau of Land Management. (KH-SF) Submit Comment
Please note: Items 12b and 13a will share a single combined staff report
12.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 9-20-0458 (Ocean Fathoms, Santa Barbara Co.)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  Application by Ocean Fathoms for after-the-fact authorization to install and operate a series of submerged wine storage structures on the seafloor as well as application to carry out future placement and use of wine storage structures approximately 2/3 mile offshore of Santa Barbara County. (CT-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
 b. Application No. 9-21-0165 (RTI Infrastructure, Inc., Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibits 1Exhibits 2Correspondence  
  
Application of RTI Infrastructure, Inc. to install and operate two submarine fiber optic cables extending from one of the four landing pipes in Samoa, CA through state and federal waters and terminating in Singapore and Taiwan. (AC-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
13.Federal Consistency
 a. CC-0004-21 (RTI Infrastructure, Inc., Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibits 1Exhibits 2Correspondence  
  
Consistency Certification by RTI Infrastructure, Inc. to install and operate two submarine fiber optic cables extending from one of the four landing pipes in Samoa, CA through state and federal waters and terminating in Singapore and Taiwan. (AC-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
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 Comment
 a. Marin County LCP Update
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Informational update on Marin County’s LCP Update efforts, including recent actions by the Marin County Board of Supervisors to allow all of the Commission-certified LCP (from 2018-2019) to go into effect in the County’s coastal zone. (SP-SF) Submit Comment
Ex Parte
Central Coast District
15. 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 Comment
16.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Pismo Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-PSB-21-0037-1 (ADUs)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Public hearing and request by the City of Pismo Beach to modify the LCP Implementation Plan’s ADU provisions in response to recent changes to state housing law. (SC/KB-SC) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 b. City of Pacific Grove LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-PGR-21-0038-1 (American Tin Cannery Standards).
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Public hearing and action on request by City of Pacific Grove to modify LCP Implementation Plan standards related to the American Tin Cannery site so that all applicable standards apply throughout the site (and not different standards for different portions of the site). (AM-SC) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 c. City of Morro Bay LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-MRB-21-0047-1 (Land Use Plan Update).
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Public hearing and action on request by the City of Morro Bay to comprehensively update the LCP’s Land Use Plan. (KK-SC) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
17.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-3-PSB-21-0032 (Chapman Estate, Pismo Beach).
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Appeals by Steven Ball; Diane Farley; Michael and Debra LaTourette; Brahm Levin; Pam Roberts; Joanne Schultz; and Kathryn Smalarz from City of Pismo Beach granting permit with conditions to modify event use and related operational provisions at Chapman Estate at 1243 Ocean Blvd. in Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (EW-SC) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 b. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-21-0039 (Cobb Hotel, Cayucos).
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Hart from San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit with conditions for the construction of three-story, 20,114- sq.ft.,17-unit hotel with day spa/health center, restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool, bluff top pathway, and related development on North Ocean Avenue in unincorporated Cayucos area of San Luis Obispo County. (FD-SC) Submit Comment
Ex Parte
18.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 3-18-1081 (Santa Cruz Wharf Maintenance, Santa Cruz).
  Application of City of Santa Cruz to implement a five-year repair and maintenance program at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, City of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County. (AM-SC) Submit Comment
 b. Application No. 3-20-0546 (Avila Pier Rehabilitation, Avila Beach)
  Application of the Port San Luis Harbor District to rehabilitate Avila Pier, including replacing piles, decking, and other wood components, in unincorporated Avila Beach area of San Luis Obispo County. (AM-SC) Submit Comment 
19.Permit Amendments
 a. Permit Amendment No. 3-15-0144-A5 (San Lorenzo River Culvert, Santa Cruz)
  Request by City of Santa Cruz to install culvert in lower San Lorenzo River with outlet on beach adjacent to San Lorenzo Point to improve fishery habitat and prevent localized flooding caused by seasonal lagoon formation, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County. (RM-SC) Submit Comment 
20.Revised Findings
 a. Oceano Dunes CDP Review
  ReportCorrespondence    
  
Consideration of findings for Commission’s March 18, 2021 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) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote

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