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Meeting Agenda
Day 1
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 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. (415) 904-5202

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Wednesday
February 9, 9:00am


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
    Submit Comment
    Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
  c. Briefing from California Department of Parks and Recreation
    on their strategy to install electric vehicle charging stations at State Parks in California. (JA-SF) Submit Comment
  d. Legislative Report

Status and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF) Submit Comment
  e. Public Education Program Annual Update.

Public Education Program Annual Update.

Public Education presentation on its activities and accomplishments for 2021. (CP-SF) Submit Comment
  f. Public Education Grant Program

Public Education Grant Program Public hearing and Commission action on proposed awarding of competitive WHALE TAIL grants. (AKF – SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
7. Consent Calendar        Motion and Vote
  a. Application No. 5-21-0550 (2704 Strongs Drive, LLC, Los Angeles)
    Application of 2704 Strongs Drive, LLC to remodel two-story, 22’ high, 2,242 sq.ft. single-family home and construct new, 3-story, 1,673 sq.ft. addition with maximum 30’ height and 4 onsite parking spaces on canal-fronting lot, at 2704 Strongs Drive, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CS-LB) Submit Comment
8.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
Enforcement
9. Enforcement Report
    Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF)
South Central Coast District
10. 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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800.. Submit Comments
11. Coastal Permit Applications
  a. Application No. 4-21-0182 (Caltrans, Santa Barbara Co.)
    Application of Caltrans to replace State Route 217 bridge at San Jose Creek with new bridge with four traffic lanes, standard bridge railings and shoulders, separated bicycle and pedestrian path, and coastal hazards adaptation features, located between the City of Goleta and the University of California, Santa Barbara in unincorporated Santa Barbara County. (SD-V) Submit Comment
  b. Application No. 4-21-0685 (California State Parks, Santa Monica Mountains)

Application No. 4-21-0685 (California State Parks, Santa Monica Mountains) 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
Motion and Vote
  c. Application No. 4-21-0695 (Caltrans, Ventura Co.)

Application of Caltrans to enhance informal vertical public access way leading from end of Old Pacific Coast Highway over rock slope protection to beach at Mussel Shoals by constructing 5’ wide x 100’ long path and steps comprised of decomposed granite, decorative boulders, plastic lumber, and rebar, as well as installation of tide pools etiquette signage at start of trail, Ventura County. (JS-V) (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
  d. Application No. A-4-MAL-19-0218 (Klein Family Partnership, Malibu)

Application No. A-4-MAL-19-0218 (Klein Family Partnership, Malibu) Application of Klein Family Partnership to demolish 3,153 sq.ft. single-family home, remove unpermitted accessory structures (totaling 530 sq.ft.), concrete patio, stairs and lawn area, and construct new 5,730 sq.ft. single-family home, 660 sq.ft. attached garage, replace onsite wastewater treatment system, and habitat restoration at 30708 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Los Angeles County. (DV-V) (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
    South Coast District (Los Angeles County)
12. Deputy Director's Report For Los Angeles County
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 Long Beach office at (562) 590-5071. Submit Comments
13. Coastal Permit Applications
  a. Application No. 5-19-0903 (City of Avalon, Catalina)

Application of the City of Avalon to stabilize 46 eroded voids within approximately .75-mile length of existing rock revetment supporting Pebbly Beach Road and public accessway utilizing approx. 641 cu. yds of fill (300 cu. yds. of rock, 292 cu. yds of quarry run, and 49 cu. yds of erodible concrete) within the rock revetment and shoreline along Pebbly Beach Road between the Cabrillo Ferry Terminal and the Pebbly Beach Generating Station within the City of Avalon, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB). Submit Comment
  b. Application No. 5-21-0769 (Grand Prix Association of Long Beach, Los Angeles Co.)

Motion and Vote
  c. Application No. 5-21-0522 (Chen Gallagher LLC, Los Angeles)

Application of Chen Gallagher LLC to demolish two-story, 23.6’ high, 2,563-sq.ft. single-family home; and to construct approx. 3,833-sq.ft., 30’ high, three-story single-family home with attached two-car garage on canal-fronting lot at 409 E. Sherman Canal, Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MA-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:
    Adamski v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Cotsen v. CCC, 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)
    Friends, Artists, and Neighbors of Elkhorn Slough v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes v. California Department of Parks and Recreation, et al. (21CV-0275) Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes v. CCC, et al. (21CV-0214), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of Oceano Dunes v. CCC, et al. (22CV-0024), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Friends of the Canyon v. CCC (Longi, et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Lent v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Lopez, et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    North County Transit District v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    North Coast Rail Authority, Abandonment Exemption in Mendocino, Trinity, and Humboldt Counties (Proceeding before the Surface Transportation Board), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Pappas, et al. v. State Coastal Conservancy, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Santa Monica Bayside Owners Association v. City of Santa Monica, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Shear v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Stanger v. CCC (Nir Paz, RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Smith v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Tibbitts v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
    Wall v. CCC, 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
14.
Approval of Minutes
15. Commissioners' Reports
16. Commission Sub-Committee Reports
17. Conservancy Report
18. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
19. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
20. Deputy Attorney General's Report