Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chairman
Gary A. Hernandez (Public Member), Vice Chairman
Jeremy M. Hallisey (Public Member)
Ann Notthoff (Public Member)
Mike Chrisman, Secretary for Resources; Karen Scarborough (Designated)
Meg Caldwell, Coastal Commission Chair; Susan Hansch (Designated)
Tom Campbell, Department of Finance Director; Fred Klass (Designated)
Senate Representatives Assembly Representatives
Wesley Chesbro (District 2) John Laird (District 27)
Sheila Kuehl (District 23) Fran Pavley (District 41)
Abel Maldonado (District 15) Loni Hancock (District 14)
Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer
Pat Peterson, Deputy Attorney General
Location: Veteran’s Hall – Assembly Room
DATE: Thursday, September 8, 2005
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
1. Roll Call
4. Consideration and possible Conservancy
authorization to disburse up to $250,000 to the City of Pacifica
for acquisition of a 2.17-acre blufftop property for open space, natural
resource protection and public access at 400 Esplanade Drive, Pacifica, in San
7. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse
up to $757,000 to the Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District to
refine hydrologic modeling, analyze sediment transport, prepare NEPA/CEQA and
conceptual design documents, and facilitate public participation related to the restoration of lower Sonoma Creek in Sonoma
8. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $400,000 to the East Bay Regional Park District for acquisition of 3 parcels adjacent to Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park in Alameda County.
9. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse $240,000 to the Mendocino Land Trust to undertake a variety of site design and planning tasks necessary to develop fifteen public coastal access ways in Mendocino County and to continue to manage and operate three existing access ways in Mendocino County.
10. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse an amount not to exceed one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) to the Coastal Conservancy Association to plan and sponsor “California and the World Ocean 2006”.
a. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to: (1) disburse up to $3,000,000 of Conservancy funds to undertake work associated with the South San Francisco Bay Salt Pond restoration planning effort, including costs of the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study with the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and (2) redirect previously authorized funding from the Wildlife Conservation Board for the cost-share agreement to the South San Francisco Bay Salt Pond restoration project.
b. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to amend the Conservancy’s May 27, 2004 authorization for the Goleta Slough Tidal Restoration Demonstration Project to reduce the scope of the project to construct and monitor only experimental basin F and its effects on restoring tidal circulation to the slough and on the bird air strike hazard at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.
c. Consideration and possible
Conservancy authorization to disburse
$100,000 to KTEH- TV Foundation for production of a
television documentary about
d. Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to $100,000 to the Catalina Island Conservancy to implement the Catalina Island Habitat Improvement and Restoration Program.
15. Executive Officers Report
a. Report on Access OTDs
b. Report on Coastal Trail
16. Deputy Attorney General’s Report
a. Litigation Summary
17. Board Member Comments
18. Public Comments
closed session to confer with counsel regarding: City of
Malibu and David Geffen v. Access for
All, California Coastal Commission, California Coastal Conservancy, et al., Los
Angeles Superior Court, Case No BC277034; Serra Canyon Co. LTD v. California Coastal Commission, California
Coastal Conservancy, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. SCO 73699;
3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 7, Conservancy members will have a tour of the
Morro Bay Estuary leaving from the
N.B.: This Meeting Notice and Tentative Agenda may be found on the Internet at:
N.B.: Following or at any time during the meeting, the Conservancy may recess or adjourn to closed session to consider personnel matters, prices and terms of real estate transactions and possible and pending litigation. Session will be closed to the public pursuant to attorney‑client privilege and statutory authorization under Government Code Section 11126(a), (c)(7) and (e).
For more information, contact Dick Wayman at the Conservancy:
1330 Broadway, 11th Floor