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Meeting Agenda
Day 1

Wednesday, September 8, 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
        
  Submit Comment
 b.Commission Correspondence
  Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
   
 c. Legislative Report
        
  Status report and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF) Submit Comment
 d. Interagency Agreements for Implementing California’s Coastal Management Program, FY 2021-22 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 2021-22. (AR-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
 e. Public Education Grant Program
  Report
  
Public hearing and Commission action on proposed awarding of targeted WHALE TAIL grants. (AKF – SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 f. Informational Presentation on Groundwater Rise.
   
  Presentation by a team of scientists who developed a new statewide dataset showing how sea level rise could cause coastal groundwater to rise, and discussion of the implications for sea level rise adaptation planning. (MC-SC) Submit Comment
 g. Draft Critical Infrastructure Sea Level Rise Planning Guidance
   
  Staff briefing on the draft document “Critical Infrastructure at Risk: Sea Level Rise Planning Guidance for California’s Coastal Zone,” which is available for public review and comment. The Guidance focuses on water and transportation infrastructure and provides local governments, asset managers and other stakeholders with policy and planning information to help protect critical infrastructure as sea levels rise. Submit Comment
7. Consent Calendar      Motion and Vote
 a.Application No. 5-21-0081 (210 Montreal, LLC, Playa Del Rey)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of 210 Montreal, LLC to construct three-story, 45’ high, 4,468 sq.ft. single-family home with 1,168 sq.ft. basement, attached three-car garage, retaining walls, approx. 5,600 cu. yd. of grading, and caisson beam foundation on 6,226 sq.ft. vacant lot at 210 Montreal Street, Playa Del Rey, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
8.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Ex Parte
Motion and Vote
South Coast District (Los Angeles County)
9. Administrative Calendar
 a.Application No. 5-21-0115 (Hounsell, Long Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Barbara Hounsell to reconfigure 534 sq.ft. U-shaped dock to 526 sq.ft. L-shaped dock, remove and relocate one 16” marina guide pile, and remove and replace one 16” round marina guide pile with one 16” square marina guide pile, at 5745 Corso Di Napoli, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
South Central Coast District
10. 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
11.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. County of Santa Barbara LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-STB-20-0028-1 (Coastal Resiliency).
  

Report

Exhibits    
  
Public hearing and action on County of Santa Barbara’s request to amend its Land Use Plan and Implementation Plan to add policies, development standards, and maps regarding coastal hazards and planning for sea level rise. (MK-V) Submit Comment
Comments on Item
 b. City of Malibu LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-MAL-20-0083-2 (Short-term Rentals). Time Extension.
  Report     
  Public hearing and action to extend the time limit for action up to one year on City of Malibu’s request to amend the Land Use Plan and Local Implementation Plan of its certified LCP to address short-term rental use in residential zones. (DV-V) Submit Comment
 c. City of Malibu LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-MAL-19-0164-3 (Prohibit the Use of Pesticides) Certification Review.
  Report     
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by the City of Malibu accepting the Commission’s certification with suggested modifications is legally adequate. (DV-V) Submit Comment
12.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 4-19-0826 (California State Parks, Los Angeles)
  ReportExhibits    
  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. (DC-V) Submit Comment
 b. Application No. 4-20-0636 (City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Dept., Santa Barbara Co.)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department to repair Thousand Steps concrete public access stairway, including: replacement of bottom portion of stairway with new stairs that would include approx. 27 sq.ft. extension further seaward with sidewalls, columns, footing, and rocks gathered onsite for additional scour protection; repairs to minor surface cracks in concrete; install drainage infrastructure, new handrails, and new concrete guard-rail at mid-stairway main landing; and addition of new public access amenities at top of stairs; at terminus of Santa Cruz Blvd., Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (WD-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.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-LOB-19-0008-1.
  ReportExhibitsExhibits 2   
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that action by the City of Long Beach accepting the Commission’s certification of the Southeast Area Specific Plan and associated changes to the certified Local Coastal Program with suggested modifications is legally adequate. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
 b. City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-LOB-20-0014-1
  ReportExhibits    
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that action by the City of Long Beach accepting the Commission’s certification with suggested modifications to allow for the Belmont Beach and Aquatic Center is legally adequate. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
15.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-5-MDR-19-0217 (E&S Ring Management Corp., Marina del Rey)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Appeal by Ballona Institute and Marcia Hanscom from County of Los Angeles Regional Planning Department granting permit with conditions to E&S Ring Management Corp for authorizing unpermitted removal of 11 nests from four trees within Mariners Village apartment complex at 4600 Via Marina, Lease Parcel 113, Marina del Rey, 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
 b. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-21-0046 (Murez, Venice)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence   
  
Appeal by Save Venice et. al. from City of Los Angeles action granting permit with conditions to James and Melanie Murez for conversion of basement and ground floor of existing 3-story over basement, 5,282 sq.ft. Artist-in-Residence dwelling unit into new 2,027 sq.ft. restaurant with four total parking spaces on 3,391 sq.ft. lot at 800-802 Main St., Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CS-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
 c. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-21-0051 (Zakoot, Venice)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Appeal by Laura Doss, Joan Huff, and Karen Jones from decision of City of Los Angeles granting permit with conditions to Alon Zakoot for demolition of single-story, 1,380 sq.ft. single-family home with detached garage, subdivision of lot into two smaller lots, construction of two-story, approx. 2,800 sq.ft., 35’ high, single-family home with roof deck, swimming pool on each newly subdivided lot, and five parking spaces at 701 & 701 1/2 Vernon Avenue, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JD-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote 
 d. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-21-0052 (LA Riverstonegrey, LLC, Venice)
  ReportExhibits    
  Appeal by Citizens Preserving Venice of decision of City of Los Angeles Planning Director approving local coastal development permit for demolition of two single-family homes (1,112 sq.ft. and 576 sq.ft.) on approx. 5,200 sq.ft. lot and construction 2-story, 3,254 sq.ft. single-family home with 3 parking spaces, roof deck, and 581 sq.ft. attached accessory dwelling unit, at 628 Santa Clara Avenue, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
16.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 5-19-1195 (M.P. Boat Slips, LLC, Long Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of MP Boat Slips, LLC to relocate guest dock and gangway and install three new floating docks with 31 public boat slips (30 public for-rent slips, and one free public slip) with dock boxes and utilities and additional gangway, in waterway behind Marina Pacifica Shopping Center, at 6326 E. Pacific Coast Highway, City of Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB) Submit Comment
 b. Application No. A-5-LOB-20-0006 (Panattoni Development Company, Inc., Long Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of Panattoni Development Company, Inc. to demolish 400 sq.ft. of concrete pipeline structures and asphalt paving and construct two industrial buildings with on-site parking spaces, landscaping, a lot line adjustment, and offer to dedicate 1.81 acres of usable Open Space on the western side of project area to the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority as native transitional habitat at 300 North Studebaker Rd., Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 c. Application No. 5-20-0522 (Street Retail West II, LP, Santa Monica)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Street Retail West II, LP to change the use of 44,936 sq.ft., 3-story commercial structure from retail space to recreational fitness center at 1202 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (VL-LB) Submit Comment
 d. Application No. 5-21-0008 (IRD, LP, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of IRD, LP to remodel and add 1,100 sq.ft. to 2,865 sq. ft. single-family home, resulting in 3,376 sq. ft. single-family home with no changes to structure’s height or onsite parking at, 12 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 e. Application No. 5-21-0076 (OFIPLEX, LLC, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of OFIPLEX LLC to demolish 29’8”-high, two-story, 2,300 sq.ft. duplex and construct new, 29’10”-high, three-story, 4,573 sq.ft. duplex and 932 sq.ft. garage on 3,595 sq.ft. lot at 44 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
17.Permit Amendments
 a. Application No. P-3-20-78-2978-A1 (2918 3rd St, LLC, Santa Monica)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of 2918 3rd Street, LLC to amend Special Condition 1 of P-3-20-78-2978 to allow for addition of 3 rental units on site, demolish detached 900 sq.ft., 5-car carport and construct new 2-story, 19’-4” high detached structure with two 582 sq.ft. ADUs in rear yard, convert laundry, storage, garage, and crawl space into 700 sq.ft. attached ADU in basement floor of triplex, and retain 2 uncovered on-site parking spaces at 2918 3rd Street, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (VL-LB) 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:
  Aqualegacy v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Carter, et al. v. City of Los Angeles, et al. , Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Casa Blanca Beach Estates Owners Association v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Dunes Development LLC v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Linovitz, et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Martins Beach 1, LLC, et al. v. Turnbull-Sanders, et al., 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)
  Shear v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Smith 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)
  Environmental Defense Center, et al. v. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Misenum, LLC, et al. v. City of San Diego, et al
  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)
 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
18.Approval of Minutes
19.Commissioners' Reports
20.Commission Sub-Committee Reports
21.Conservancy Report
22.Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
23.Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
24.Deputy Attorney General's Report

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