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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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December 10 @ 5:00 Pm

Virtual Hearing Procedures
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Meeting Agenda
Day 2

Thursday, December 16, 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, local government acceptance of modifications for LCP certification, 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
8.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. County of Humboldt LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-HUM-21-0030-1 (Samoa Peninsula Wastewater Project).
  ReportExhibitsAppendix   
  
Public hearing and action on request by the County of Humboldt to amend the County’s certified Humboldt Bay Area Plan Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementation Plan (IP) to (1) allow for extension of sewer services outside urban limit line of Samoa to rural lands on Samoa Peninsula (North Spit of Humboldt Bay) within the boundaries of the Peninsula Community Services District, and (2) rezone Residential Exurban (RX) lands in the Fairhaven area of the Samoa Peninsula from Residential Single-Family No Further Subdivision Allowed (RS-X) to RS-X with a Qualified (Q) Combining Zone (RS-X-Q) to impose additional restrictions on development. (MBK-A) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
 b. City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-EUR-20-0072-2 (Sign Ordinance).
  Report     
  Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by the City of Eureka to amend the City’s Implementation Plan (IP) to replace the sign ordinance (Eureka Municipal Code Title 10 Chapter 5 Article 17) , and amend related sections of the IP pertaining to signs (Articles 18, 22, 26, and 29). (MBK-A) Submit Comment
 c. County of Humboldt LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-HUM-21-0067-3 (Accessory Dwelling Units). Time Extension
  Report     
  Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by the County of Humboldt to amend the County's six coastal Land Use Plans (LUPs) and Implementation Plan (IP) to update regulations for accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and junior accessory dwelling units (JADUs) in compliance with recent State legislation. (CH-A) Submit Comment
9.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Appeal No. A-1-MEN-08-015 (Bower Limited Partnership, Mendocino Co)
        
  Application of Bower Limited Partnership to (1) construct 285’-long retaining wall involving vegetated earthen retention system known as “Geoweb,” (2) install drainage improvements including 414’ of drainpipe, storm drain manhole, and 6’ stormwater treatment structure, and (3) relocate and upgrade underground septic tanks at 39200 South Highway One in Gualala, Mendocino County. (TG-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 Comment
11.Federal Consistency
 a. CD-0001-21 (Federal Highways Administration, Santa Cruz Co.)
  ReportExhibits 1Exhibits 2   
  
Consistency Determination by the Federal Highway Administration to develop a 7.5 mile multi-use trail that would extend along the RTC-owned railroad corridor from Davenport to Wilder Ranch State Park in unincorporated Santa Cruz County (AC-SF).Submit Comment
Ex-parte on Item
Public Comment on Item
Return to Staff
Return to Commission
Motion and Vote
Amending Motion and Vote
Amending Motion and Vote
 b. CD-0006-21 (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, San Francisco)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondenceCorrespondence 2AppendixExparte
  
Consistency determination by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for South Farallon Islands Invasive House Mouse Eradication Project, Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, 30 miles offshore of San Francisco. (CT-SF) Submit Comment
Ex-parte on Item
Park Service Presentation
Public Comment on Item
Return to Staff
Return to Commission
Motion and Vote
  
Future Meetings:
The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be February 9-11, 2022, March 9-11, 2022 and April 6-8, 2022.