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Meeting Agenda
Day 1

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 -- 9:00 a.m.

Virtual Hearing
Procedures in English & Spanish


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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.

(415) 904-5202

November 4 at 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
  Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
 c. Informational Report on 1982 Hollister Ranch Public Access Program
  Informational presentation by staff. No Commission action. (JA/SC/LL-SF) Submit Comment
 d. Shared Principles For Adaptation Planning
  
Consider adoption of a Joint Statement with the California State Association of Counties and the League of California Cities on guiding principles, opportunities and challenges associated with proactive and effective sea level rise adaptation for California’s coastal communities. (JA-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Enforcement
7. Enforcement Report
 Report by Chief of Enforcement on Statewide Enforcement Program. (LAH-SF)
 
Please note: W8 and W9 share a single combined staff
report and hearing
8.
Consent Cease and Desist Order No. CCC-20-CD-03 (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, unincorporated Los Angeles Co.)Public hearing and Commission action on proposed administrative order directing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to: 1) remove unpermitted development from; and 2) cease and desist from undertaking additional unpermitted development, including: grading/creating new roads; grading and expansion of an existing fire road; depositing graded material; creating berms; and removing major vegetation; all within an environmentally sensitive habitat area on property located along and adjacent to the Temescal Ridge Trail inside Topanga State Park: APN 4431-023-901; APN 4432-002-919; APN 4432-002-920; APN 4432-002-922; APN 4432-002-923; and three adjacent privately-owned properties: APN 4431-023-028; APN 4431-039-010; APN 4431-040-012; and 3) resolve civil liabilities. (LT-SF)
Motion and Vote
9.
Consent Restoration Order CCC-20-RO-02 (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, unincorporated Los Angeles Co.) Public hearing and Commission action on proposed administrative order directing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to: 1) take restorative actions, including: removal, erosion control, remedial grading, and revegetation activities; 2) provide additional enhancement and protection of coastal resources on property and surrounding areas to address temporal losses of habitat; and 3) implement long-term monitoring program; to address unpermitted development, including grading/creating new roads; grading and expansion of an existing fire road; depositing graded material; creating berms; and removing major vegetation; all within an environmentally sensitive habitat area; along and adjacent to the Temescal Ridge Trail inside Topanga State Park: APN 4431-023-901; APN 4432-002-919; APN 4432-002-920; APN 4432-002-922; APN 4432-002-923; and three adjacent privately-owned properties: APN 4431-023-028; APN 4431-039-010; APN 4431-040-012; and 4) resolve civil liabilities. (LT-SF)
Motion and Vote 
10.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote 
South Coast District (Los Angeles County)
11.ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR
 a. Application No. 5-19-0365 (Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Pacific Palisades)

Application of LA County Dept. of Public Works to widen portion of existing Marvin Braude Bicycle Path between Los Angeles City/Santa Monica Border to southern edge of Will Rogers State Beach Parking Lot 3 by 17 feet at Will Rogers State Beach, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County. (AS-LB) Submit Comment
12. 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 Comments
13.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. LOB LCPA 1-20 (LCP-5-LOB-20-0014-1). Time Extension.

City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. LOB LCPA 1-20 (LCP-5-LOB-20-0014-1). Time Extension. Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year for certification of City of Long Beach LCP Amendment No. 1-20 (LCP-5-LOB-20-0014-1). Amendment No. 1-20 would amend the Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementing Ordinances (IP) portion of the certified LCP to revise regulations for the Belmont Pier Planned Development District to allow for the Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center in the City of Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
14.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-20-0054 (HJG CA LLC, Los Angeles)
  Appeal by Citizens Preserving Venice (Attn: Sue Kaplan), Dr. Naomi Nightingale, and Miguel Bravo of City of Los Angeles granting permit with conditions to HJG CA LLC for demolition of 773 sq.ft. single-story-family home and construction of approx. 6,528 sq.ft., 2-story single-family home with basement and attached garage, at 717 E. California Ave. and 670 E. Santa Clara Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (MA-LB) Submit Comment
15.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 5-20-0540 (LA County Dept. of Harbors, Beaches & Parks, Los Angeles)
  Application of LA County Dept. of Harbors, Beaches, and Parks to construct 10 seasonal sand berms for winter storm wave protection, measuring approx. 15’ x 20’, and varying in length from 200 to 1,500 ft., at Venice Beach, Dockweiler State Beach, and Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County.  (CS-LB) Submit Comment
 b. Application No. 5-20-0205 (OFIPLEX, LLC, Hermosa Beach)
  
Appeal by Commissioners Wilson and Escalante of City of Manhattan Beach granting permit with condition to demolish triplex and single-family home on 2 separate but adjacent lots owned by the Corinna Cotsen 1991 Trust, merger of those lots, and construct 9,920 sq.ft., 2-story over basement single-family home with attached 845 sq.ft., 3-car garage, resulting in the loss of 3 residential units, at 1312 and 1316 The Strand, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 c. Appeal Nos. A-5-MNB-20-0020 & A-5-MNB-20-0041 (Corinna Cotsen 1991 Trust, Manhattan Beach)
  
Appeal by Commissioners Wilson and Escalante of City of Manhattan Beach granting permit with condition to demolish triplex and single-family home on 2 separate but adjacent lots owned by the Corinna Cotsen 1991 Trust, merger of those lots, and construct 9,920 sq.ft., 2-story over basement single-family home with attached 845 sq.ft., 3-car garage, resulting in the loss of 3 residential units, at 1312 and 1316 The Strand, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County. (MR-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
16. Permit Amendments
 a. Permit No. 5-84-866-A1 (1522 Second Street, LLC, Santa Monica)
  Request by 1522 Second Street, LLC to amend previously approved permit and remodel existing commercial building that includes: 1) soft-story seismic retrofit, 2) establish ADA parking and loading zone resulting in loss of 2 parking spaces, and increase off-site parking from 16 to 18 spaces to make up for the reduction of on-site parking; 3) expand on-site refuse/recycling location, 4) façade renovation (cladding, windows, paint), and 5) remodel existing internal courtyard, at 1520 Second St., Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (VL-LB) Submit Comment
 b. Permit No. 5-85-249-A1 (Keenan, Venice, Los Angeles)
  
Request by William Keenan to amend previously approved permit to convert approx. 635 sq.ft. commercial space on ground floor to approx. 446 sq.ft. retail, with approx. 188 sq.ft. storage area, maintain 6 onsite parking spaces, and provide 3 offsite parking spaces at 1901 S. Ocean Front Walk in Venice, Los Angeles, 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
 c. Permit No. 5-90-311-A3 (Santa Monica Pier Observation Room, Santa Monica)
  
Request by City of Santa Monica to amend previously approved permit for Santa Monica Pier Public Observation Room to install doors and to close observation room between 10 PM and 6 AM daily, at 401 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (ES-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
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, et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Harbaugh v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Lindstrom v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A) See Item Th16a
  Martin’s Beach I, LLC v. Ainsworth, et al., Govt. Code§ 11126(e)(2)(A)
  North Coast Transit District v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Sanson 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)
  Stanger v. CCC (Paz, et al., RPIs), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
Statewide
17.
Motion and Vote
18. Commissioners' Reports
19. Commission Sub-committee Reports
20. Conservancy Report
21. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
22. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
23Deputy Attorney General's Report
  
 Future Meetings:
 The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be December 9-11, 2020 and January 13-15, 2021, February 10-12, 2021 and March 10-12, 2021.