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Meeting Agenda
Day 3

Friday, February 12, 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)
North Coast District
7. 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 Arcata office at (707) 826-8950. Submit Comments
8.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Eureka LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-EUR-20-0009-1, Part B (CS District Height Limit)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence  
  Public hearing and action on request by City of Eureka to amend the Implementation Program (IP) portion of the certified Local Coastal Program (LCP) to increase building height limit within Service Commercial (CS) District from 35 ft. to 55 ft. (CK-A) Submit Comment
 b. Mendocino County LCP Amendment No. LCP-1-MEN-20-0021-1 (Accessory Dwelling Units). Time Extension
  ReportCorrespondence   
  
Public hearing and action to extend time limit for Commission action up to one year on request by Mendocino County to amend both the County’s certified Land Use Plan (LUP) and Implementation Program (IP) to regulate accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and junior accessory dwelling units (JADUs). (CK-A) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Items 9a and 9b below appeals will share a single combined staff report and hearing
Motion and Vote
9.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-1-PTA-20-0028 (Wasserman, Point Arena)
  ReportExhibitsAppendix  
  Appeal by Arabella Akossy of City of Point Arena decision granting permit with conditions to Richard Wasserman to construct two-story, 800 sq.ft., 18’ high residential accessory barn/shop, at 44600/240 Port Road, Point Arena, Mendocino County (ST-A) Submit Comment
 b. Appeal No. A-1-PTA-20-0074 (Wasserman, Point Arena)
  ReportExhibitsAppendix  
  Appeals by Arabella Akossy and Debra Keipp of City of Point Arena decision granting permit amendment with conditions to Richard Wasserman to modify permit previously granted to construct two-story, 800 sq.ft., 18’ high residential accessory barn/shop, to modify conditions of approval and to authorize, after-the-fact, 38 cu. yds. of grading, at 44600/240 Port Road, Point Arena, Mendocino County (ST-A) Submit Comment
10.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 1-20-0216 (City of Point Arena, Point Arena)
  ReportExhibits   
  Application by City of Point Arena to repair and expand existing seawall and jetty rock, install new bio-retention basin, and raise portion of existing parking lot that serves commercial fishing facility at Arena Cove, Point Arena, Mendocino County. (CH-A) Submit Comment
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
11. 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
 a. Authorization for the Executive Director to become a signatory to the Upper Los Cerritos Mitigation Bank
  ReportExhibitsAppendix 1Appendix 2ExparteCorrespondence
  
Public hearing and action to authorize the Executive Director to sign the Bank Enabling Instrument (BEI) for the Upper Los Cerritos Mitigation Bank (ULCMB) in the City of Long Beach, Los Angeles County. The BEI would establish the use, operation and long-term management of the ULCMB, including the sale of wetland mitigation credits, associated with wetland restoration work authorized by the Commission in CDP 9-18-0395. (KH-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
North Central Coast District
12. 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 San Francisco office at (415) 904-5260. Submit Comments
13.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Application No. 2-19-0026 (Rhodes Mixed-Use Development, Pacifica)
  ReportExhibits   
  Application of Shawn Rhodes for mixed-use development to construct 3,346 sq.ft., 2-story mixed-use building with retail on first floor and two residential units on second floor, and 24-car parking lot (located in City of Pacifica permit jurisdiction); and construct 6,475 sq.ft., 2-story surf shop with office and basement for storage, 3,010 sq.ft., 2-story storage and surf board shaping building, and 4,730 sq.ft. skate park (located in Coastal Commission’s permit jurisdiction), at 505 San Pedro Ave., west of Highway 1 and south of Pacifica State Beach, Pacifica, San Mateo County. (JKN-SF) (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 
 b. Application No. 2-20-0018 (Dillon Beach Resort, Dillon Beach, Marin Co.)
  ReportExhibitsExparteCorrespondence 
  
Application of Dillon Beach Resort to redevelop an existing recreational vehicle (RV) park, authorize management activities associated with a beach fronting parking lot and adjacent sandy beach, and conduct habitat restoration, including: 1) placement of 12 after-the-fact (ATF) and 13 new park-model RVs and associated development, installation of septic improvements to serve the RV park and cottage units, and demolition of an existing bathhouse; 2) a new parking fee program and sand/beach management activities at and fronting the beach parking lot; 3) installation of fencing on the east side of Cliff Street opposite the parking lot; and 4) restoration of dune areas (both seaward of the parking lot and inland of Cliff Street) and Dillon Creek, located at 1 Beach Avenue, the Dillon Beach parking lot and adjacent sandy beach at 2 Cliff Street, the dune complex east of Cliff Street, and portions of Dillon Creek, in the unincorporated community of Dillon Beach in western Marin County. (SP/JM-SF) (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. Application No. 2-20-0443 (Pillar Point Harbor West Trail Living Shoreline Project, San Mateo Co.)
  ReportExhibits   
  
Application of San Mateo Harbor District to construct a living shoreline comprised of beach and dune system through use of beach nourishment and stabilizing materials to protect and restore severely eroded segment of Pillar Point Harbor’s (PPH) West Trail; and construct improvements to existing stormwater drainage system including creation of bioswale to improve aesthetics, function and maintenance, along the western edge of Pillar Point Harbor, north of Half Moon Bay and southwest of Princeton-by-the-Sea, San Mateo County. (EM-SF) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
Central Coast District
14. 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 Santa Cruz office at (831) 427-4863. Submit Comments
15.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Santa Cruz LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-STC-20-0015-1-Part A (Accessory Dwelling Units).
  Public hearing and action on request by the City of Santa Cruz to amend LCP ADU regulations. (CB-SC) Submit Comment 
 b. Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SCO-20-0063-2 (Temporary Uses). Certification Review
  ReportExhibits   
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by Santa Cruz County accepting certification of LCP-3-SCO-20-0063-2 (refining parameters for temporary uses) with modifications is legally adequate. (RG-SC) Submit Comment
 c. Santa Cruz County LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-SCO-20-0064-2 (Vacation Rentals). Certification Review
  ReportExhibits   
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the action by Santa Cruz County accepting certification of LCP-3-SCO-20-0064-2 with modifications (refining parameters for vacation rentals) is legally adequate. (RG-SC) Submit Comment
 d. City of Pismo Beach LCP Amendment No. LCP-3-PSB-20-0074-2 (Accessory Dwelling Units).
  ReportExhibits   
  Concurrence with the Executive Director’s determination that the request by the City of Pismo Beach to modify the LCP’s ADU provisions consistent with recent changes to state housing law is de minimis. (KB-SC) Submit Comment 
16.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-3-SLO-17-0062 (McCarthy & San Miguelito Partners, San Luis Obispo Co.)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondence  
  
Appeal by Commissioners Howell and Peskin, and Tarren Collins of San Luis Obispo County decision granting permit with conditions to Rob and Judy McCarthy and San Miguelito Partners for extinguishment of portions of existing County-held public access pedestrian easement and trail; creation of new 20-ft. wide public access easement on separate property; construction of 5-ft. wide public trail within relocated easement and associated improvements (fencing, signage, gates, benches, etc.) in Ontario Ridge/Pirates Cove area just downcoast from unincorporated community of Avila Beach and upcoast from City of Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County. (BO-SC) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
   
 Future Meetings:
The next meetings of the Coastal Commission will be March 10-12, 2021, April 14-16, 2021, and May 12-14, 2021.