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Meeting Agenda
Day 1

Wednesday, April 14, 2021-- 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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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
  Report    
  Submit Comment
 b.Commission Correspondence
        
  Consideration and potential action on Commission correspondence. Submit Comment
 c. Legislative Report  Motion and Vote
       
  Status report and possible action on pending legislation. (JA/SC-SF) Submit Comment
   
7. Consent Calendar   Motion and Vote
 a.Application No. 5-19-1196 (Ramras, Venice)
  ReportExhibits   
  Application of Jay Ramras for after-the-fact approval of conversion of 746 sq.ft. storage and recreation rooms into accessory dwelling unit within existing 2,034 sq.ft., 35’ tall duplex with 6 on-site parking spaces at 21 Voyage St., Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (CS-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
8.
Consent Calendar (removed from Regular Calendar)
Motion and Vote
South Central Coast District
9. 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 Ventura office at (805) 585-1800. Submit Comments
10.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Carpinteria LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-CPN-20-0050-1 (Condominium/Cooperative Conversion) Certification Review City of Carpinteria LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-CPN-20-0050-1 (Condominium/Cooperative Conversion) Certification Review
  Report    
  Concurrence with Executive Director’s determination that action by the City of Carpinteria, acknowledging receipt, acceptance, and agreement with the Commission’s certification with suggested modifications, is legally adequate. (JP-V) Submit Comment
  
Items 11b, 11c, and 11d below will share a single combined staff report and presentation

11.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-4-STB-20-0061 (Caltrans, Santa Barbara Co.)
      
  Appeal by Coastal Ranches Conservancy and Gaviota Coast Conservancy of decision of County of Santa Barbara granting permit with conditions to California Department of Transportation for abandonment of existing 475’ long, 6’ x 6’ wide reinforced concrete box and 72” diameter reinforced concrete pipe culvert and installation of new 506’ long, 72” diameter alternative pipe culvert, installation of rock slope protection, construction of headwalls and wingwalls, and grading consisting of 4,610 cu.yds. of cut and 5,050 cu.yds of fill at, Canada del Barro and U.S. Highway 101, Gaviota, Santa Barbara County (WH-V) Submit Comment 
 b.Appeal No. A-4-SBC-20-0065 (City of Santa Barbara Public Works Department and County of Santa Barbara Public Works Department, Santa Barbara)
  ReportExhibits  
  
Appeal by Scott Wenz of decision of City of Santa Barbara granting permit with conditions to City of Santa Barbara Public Works Department and Santa Barbara County Public Works Department for reconfiguration of six-legged stop-controlled intersection to single lane roundabout and addition of pedestrian refuge islands, sidewalks, and crosswalks at the intersection of Olive Mill Road, Coast Village Road, Jameson Lane, Highway 101 northbound off-ramp, and Highway 101 southbound on-ramp, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (IQ-V) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 c.Appeal No. A-4-STB-20-0079 (City of Santa Barbara Public Works Department and Santa Barbara County Public Works Department, Santa Barbara)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Appeal by Thomas Becker of decision of County of Santa Barbara granting permit with conditions to City of Santa Barbara Public Works Department and Santa Barbara County Public Works Department for reconfiguration of six-legged stop-controlled intersection to single lane roundabout and addition of pedestrian refuge islands, sidewalks, and crosswalks at intersection of Olive Mill Road, Coast Village Road, Jameson Lane, Highway 101 northbound off-ramp, and Highway 101 southbound on-ramp, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (IQ-V) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 d.Appeal No. A-4-STB-20-0078 (County of Santa Barbara Public Works Department, Santa Barbara)
  ReportExhibits  
  
Appeal by Thomas Becker of decision of County of Santa Barbara granting permit with conditions to Santa Barbara County Public Works Department for reconfiguration of two stop-controlled intersections to single lane roundabout and addition of sidewalks at intersection of San Ysidro Road, North Jameson Lane, and the northbound Highway 101 on- and off-ramps, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County. (IQ-V) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
  
Items 12a and 12b share a single combined staff report and hearing

12.Permit Amendments
 a.Application No. 4-05-148-A1 (City of Ventura and 31st Agricultural District, Ventura)
  ReportExhibits   
  
Application of City of Ventura and 31st Agricultural District to modify portions of managed retreat project, extend cobble berm and vegetated sand dunes approximately 150 li.ft. east (14,800 cu.yds. of cobble and 17,825 cu.yds. of sand), reconfigure public access amenities, and revise landscaping plan, at Surfer’s Point, City of Ventura, Ventura County. (WD-V) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 b.Application No. A-4-SBV-06-037-A1 (City of Ventura and 31st Agricultural District, Ventura)
  ReportExhibits   
  
Application of City of Ventura and 31st Agricultural District to modify portions of managed retreat project, including partial realignment of Shoreline Drive, reconfigure public parking lot, including increasing number of spaces and electrical vehicle charging units, drainage design revisions, reconfigure public access amenities, and revise landscaping plan, located at Surfer’s Point, City of Ventura, Ventura County. (WD-V) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
13.DISPUTE RESOLUTION
 a. Dispute Resolution No. 4-21-0132-EDD (Sycamore Tennis Court Association, Malibu)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Public hearing and Commission determination on dispute over appealability (pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 13569) of a pending City of Malibu coastal development permit application for a vehicular and pedestrian access gate at, 6480 Via Escondido Drive, 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)
14.Administrative Calendar
 a. Application No. 5-19-0977 (City of Long Beach, Long Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application by City of Long Beach to replace 16,960 sq.ft. boat launch ramp; demolish 680 sq.ft. restroom and construct 506 sq.ft. restroom; remove 4,320 sq.ft. timber dock system including 13 -14” diameter piles and install same size concrete dock system with 12-24-in piles 10” seaward of existing location; eelgrass mitigation; relocate entrance gate; add or upgrade boat wash station, drainage and sewage pumpout stations, fire suppression system, parking lot (5 new parking spaces), fish cleaning station, signage, and trash facilities; and repair rip rap, as needed at 6204 Marina Drive, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
        
South Coast District (Los Angeles County)
15. 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 Comment
16.Local Coastal Programs (LCPs)
 a. City of Santa Monica LCP Amendment No. LCP-5-SNM-21-0020-1 (Project-Specific FAR and Height Update) Time Extension
  Report     
  Public hearing and action to extend the 60-day time limit for Commission action for up to one year on request by City of Santa Monica to amend the certified Land Use Plan to modify height and FAR regulations for 1133 Ocean Avenue, 1127 Second Street, and 1129 Second Street specific to the proposed Miramar Hotel Project and 100% Affordable Housing Project. (CS-LB) Submit Comment
17.New Appeals
 a. Appeal No. A-5-DRL-21-0015 (Streams, Playa Del Rey)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Appeal by Robert Shelton, Julie Ross, Stew Herrera and Lisa Farris from decision of City of Los Angeles West Los Angeles Area Planning Commission approving permit to Mark Streams for demolition of existing 1,987 sq. ft., 1-story, single-family residence and construction of new 3-story, approx. 36 ft. high, 5,784 sq. ft., single-family home over 1,722 sq. ft. basement containing 3-car garage and storage, roof deck with elevator shaft, and cut and export of 1,500 cu.yds. on 5,637 sq. ft. lot, at 7012 Vista Del Mar Lane, Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County. (JD-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 b. Appeal No. A-5-LOB-21-0016 (City of Long Beach, Long Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  Appeal by Los Cerritos Wetlands Task Force, Sierra Club (Ann Cantrell) of decision of City of Long Beach local coastal development permit for establishment of policy for annual and emergency tree trimming activities for City-maintained trees within the coastal zone, excluding trees within the State's permit jurisdiction. The coastal tree trimming policy includes, but is not limited to, establishing requirements for bird nesting surveys, monitoring, best practices, and administrative procedures city-wide, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
18.Coastal Permit Applications
 a. Appeal No. A-5-VEN-15-0003 (Lion Gate #1, LLC, Los Angeles)
  ReportExhibits    
  Application of Lion Gate Global #1, LLC to convert 4,230 sq.ft. single-family home to commercial mixed use development, including: 1) 550 sq.ft. retail on ground floor ; 2) 2,990 sq.ft. Artisan-Residence on ground floor, second, and third floors; 3) three onsite parking spaces (including one ADA-compliant space); and 4) eight bicycle parking spaces, at 1214 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County (AS-LB) Submit Comment
 b. Application 5-21-0077 (Papaian, Torrance)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of Haig Papaian for after-the-fact approval to install approximately 70’ long retaining wall with nine 18” diameter caissons and approximately 840 sq.ft. concrete patio; new drainage sump pump proposed within concrete patio to redirect runoff from blufftop to street; removal of unpermitted coastal bluff-face pathway, drainage pipes and riprap, 3 wooden retaining walls, and restoration of disturbed area with native southern coastal bluff plant species is also proposed at 425 Paseo de la Playa, Torrance, 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. Application 5-19-1212 (Santa Monica Beach Club, Santa Monica)
        
  Application of The Beach Club of Santa Monica to remodel existing Beach Club to include: 1) renovate kitchen, bar, and seating areas; 2) add employee service facilities, maintenance facilities, and basement-level storage facilities; 3) seismic retrofitting; 4) new mat-slab foundation for proposed remodel/addition areas; 5) demolish small storage sheds, remove shade structures, and vegetation; 6) modify fencing for two new proposed view corridors, to include 20’ southern view corridor and 49’ northern view corridor; and 7) after-the-fact permitting for unpermitted development, at 201 Palisades Beach Road, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (AS-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 
 d. Application No. 5-20-0063 (Grand Prix Association of Long Beach & City of Long Beach, Long Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application by Grand Prix Association of Long Beach and City of Long Beach for 5-year authorization for 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, and 2025 Grand Prix of Long Beach, including installation and removal of temporary facilities for traffic and public accommodations at Downtown Shoreline, Long Beach, Los Angeles County. (DZ-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 e. Application No. 5-20-0397 (SVBSM LLC, Santa Monica)
  ReportExhibitsCorrespondenceExparte  
  
Application of SVBSM LLC to change use of 12,170 sq.ft. office and 3,530 sq. ft. rooftop area to 15,700 sq.ft. membership restaurant, at 1401 Ocean Avenue, 300, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County. (CP-LB) Submit Comment
Motion and Vote
 f. Application No. 5-20-0650 (Smith, Hermosa Beach)
  ReportExhibits    
  
Application of Barry Smith to demolish existing 2,024 sq.ft. triplex and construct new 3,241 sq.ft., 3-story duplex with 313 sq.ft. attached accessory dwelling unit (ADU), at 24 3rd St, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County. (VL-LB) 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:
  11 Lagunita LLC, et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Ballona Wetlands Land Trust v. CDFW, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Clayton v. Peterson, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Friends of the Canyon v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Hurst v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Kintsler v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Lent, et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  North County Transit District v. CCC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Puvunga v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Schrager, et al. v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Sisney v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Smith 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)
  Stanger v. CCC (2415 Frey LLC, et al.), Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  California State Lands Commission, et al. v. Martin’s Beach I, LLC, et al., Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Wall v. CCC, Govt. Code § 11126(e)(2)(A)
  Wong v. Sonoma County, et al., 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
19.
Motion and Vote
20. Commissioners' Reports
21. Commission Sub-Committee Reports
22. Conservancy Report
23. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Report
24. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Report
25. Deputy Attorney General's Report