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Meeting Agenda
Day 2
Thursday April 7, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.

This Coastal Commission meeting will be conducted in a hybrid format,

with public participation possible both virtually through video and teleconference,

and in person. The Commission strongly encourages continued participation

virtually through video and teleconferencing due to changing Covid-19 conditions.

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, Admin Bldg – Main Floor,

Ventura County Government Center 800 S. Victoria Ave. Ventura, CA (415) 904-5202


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Virtual Hearing
Procedures in English & Spanish


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1. CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL
2. VIRTUAL MEETING PROCEDURES
3. Agenda Changes
 Please Note: There will be no General Public Comment due to an extremely full agenda. If you wish to speak during the public comment period, please submit a request to speak during general public comment on Wednesday or Friday.
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
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
7. 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 Comments
8.Federal Consistency
 a. CD-0001-22 (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibitsAppendix
  
Consistency Determination by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for leasing activities associated with future offshore wind development in the Humboldt Wind Energy Area, located in federal waters approximately 21 miles offshore of Eureka.
Ex Parte on Item
Motion and Vote
North Central Coast District
9. 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 San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260. Submit Comments
10.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 2-22-0102 (Caltrans, Marshall)
  ReportExhibits 
  Application by Caltrans to transfer excess state highway right-of-way on the western edge of Highway 1 to adjoining private property (Marshall Tavern) in unincorporated Marshall area along Tomales Bay, Marin County. (PA-SF) Submit Comment
 b. Application No. 2-21-0504 (L’Heureux SFD, Seadrift)
  ReportExhibits 
  Application by Matthew and A.K. L'Heureux to demolish 1,843 sq.ft. single-family home and construct new 2,530 sq.ft. single-family home; replace septic system; replace dock with new 116 sq.ft. dock with spa; construct outdoor accessory structures and install landscaping at 183 Seadrift Road adjacent to Seadrift Lagoon within private Seadrift residential community upcoast of unincorporated Stinson Beach area, Marin County. (HM-SF) Submit Comment
Central Coast District
11. 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 Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863. Submit Comments
12.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
   Items Th13a and Th13b below will share a single, combined public hearing.
13.PUBLIC WORKS PLAN
 a. Notice of Impending Development No. VTP-NOID-0002-22 (Skylark Ranch, Santa Cruz County)
  ReportExhibits 
  Public hearing and action on notice of impending development submitted by the Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District (pursuant to the Santa Cruz County Forest Health and Fire Prevention Public Works Plan) to apply ecological forest restoration treatments to 40 acres and to create 20 acres of shaded fuel breaks along Old Woman's Creek Road (and associated access roads) through manual and mechanical means, including related to invasive species control and ongoing maintenance, within the Girl Scouts of Northern California Camp Skylark Ranch in northern Santa Cruz County. (DN-SF) Submit Comment
 b. Notice of Impending Development No. VTP-NOID-0003-22 (Last Chance Road, Santa Cruz County)
  ReportExhibits 
  Public hearing and action on notice of impending development submitted by the Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District (pursuant to the Santa Cruz County Forest Health and Fire Prevention Public Works Plan) to apply ecological forest restoration treatments to 33 acres and to create 27 acres of shaded fuel breaks along Last Chance Road through manual and mechanical means, including invasive species control and ongoing maintenance, along Last Chance Road in northern Santa Cruz County. (DN-SF) Submit Comment
14.New Appeals
 a. Appeal A-3-PSB-22-0005 (Beach House Vacation Rental, Pismo Beach)
  ReportExhibits 
  Appeal by Commissioners Escalante and Hart from City of Pismo Beach coastal permit decision for after-the-fact authorization of 195 sq.ft. bedroom addition, 265 sq.ft. deck addition, and right-of-way improvements; and proposed new 490 sq.ft. raised parking deck and ramp, all at existing single-family home in back beach dunes of Pismo State Beach and adjacent to Pismo Creek at 136 Addie Street, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (KB-SC) (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
North Coast District
15. 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 Comments
16.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. County of Humboldt LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-HUM-21-0034-2 (Industrial Hemp Cultivation).
  ReportExhibits 
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request of the County of Humboldt to amend the certified implementation plan (IP) to regulate the cultivation of Industrial Hemp on all lands throughout the County coastal zone is minor. (MBK-A) Submit Comment
17.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 1-20-0560 (County of Humboldt Department of Public Works, Humboldt Co.)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence
  
Application of County of Humboldt to construct, as part of California Coastal Trail (CCT), 4.25 miles of Class 1 multi-use trail along existing railroad on northeastern side of Humboldt Bay with three bridges, two viewing platforms, interpretive signs, fencing, drainage improvements, removal of approx. 200 Eucalyptus trees, and repair of eroding segments of railroad berm between Humboldt Bay Trail North CCT at Brainard Slough, Arcata and Eureka Waterfront Trail CCT at Y Street, Eureka, with separately permitted offsite wetland mitigation proposed at Tuluwat Island, Eureka and 70-acre agricultural property between V Street and Pacheco Lane west of Arcata (CH-A)
Motion and Vote Submit Comment
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
18.Federal Consistency
 a. CD-0006-20 (National Park Service, Marin Co.)
  Report  
  
Coastal Commission consideration of Water Quality Strategy and Climate Action Plan developed by National Park Service (NPS) as specified in Conditions I and IV of the Coastal Commission’s conditional concurrence on Consistency Determination No. CD-0006-20 for the 2020 General Management Plan Amendment for Point Reyes National Seashore and the north district of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Marin County. (CT-SF)
Public Comment on Item
Ex Parte
Motion and Vote
Restatement of Motion and Vote