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)
Michael Genest, Director, Department of Finance; 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: City Council Chambers
DATE: Friday, February 3, 2006
TIME: 10:00 am
1. Roll Call
3. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to enter into a joint exercise of powers agreement with the City of Long Beach, City of Seal Beach, and the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers and Mountains Conservancy, establishing the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority for the purpose of acquiring and restoring the Los Cerritos Wetland Complex in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
4. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $1,200,000 to the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Foundation for the California Coastal and Marine Mapping Initiative project, to fund data acquisition for near- and offshore substrate and marine habitat mapping along the northern Central California Coast.
5. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $500,000 to the California Polytechnic State University Center for Coastal Marine Science for the development of the Morro Bay Ecosystem Based Management Program.
6. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse $400,000 to the City of Santa Rosa for the construction of in stream habitat enhancement features and riparian planting for the Prince Memorial Greenway, Pierson Reach of Santa Rosa Creek, City of Santa Rosa.
7. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to delegate to the Executive Officer authority to expend funds appropriated or allocated to the Conservancy for ocean protection purposes, consistent with the California Ocean Protection Act, to hire staff, complete studies and plans, and for related activities when authorized California Ocean Protection Council (OPC).
8. Consent Items
A. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $100,000 to Turtle Island Network for the development of a watershed interpretive facility at their headquarters adjacent to San Geronimo Creek in western Marin County.
B. Consideration and possible Conservancy
authorization to disburse up to $100,000 to the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land
Conservancy to develop the White Point Nature Preserve
Interpretive Center on the former Nike Missile Assembly and
C. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $60,000 to the Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods for the continuation and expansion of the Willow Creek Docent Program at Willow Creek State Park.
D. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $56,000 to the State Department of Parks and Recreation to purchase equipment for the Mendocino Interactive Underwater Program.
Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to
$10,000 to the Moat Creek Managing Agency for operation, maintenance and
management of the Moat
Creek and Ross Creek shoreline access sites and associated lateral
F. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse previously authorized Conservancy funds to the San Francisco Estuary Institute to undertake work associated with the South San Francisco Bay Salt Pond restoration planning effort.
9. Executive Officer’s Report
a. Coastal Conservancy Easement Standards
b. Ethics Orientation for State Officials
10. Deputy Attorney General’s Report
11. Board Member Comments
12. Public Comments
13. Possible 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; California State Coastal Conservancy and
California Coastal Commission v. City of Trinidad and John Frame, Humboldt
County Superior Court No. CV030643; Frame
v. City of Trinidad et al.,
Beginning at 2:30 pm, The City of Long Beach's lifeguard boat will
take us out into Los Cerritos Wetlands.
Please meet in the
We will return at 3:30 pm –and caravan to
The life guard boat can only take 10 people (though they may allow a few more). Please contact Carmen Estrada-Polley at (510) 286-0343 by Feb. 1, 2006 to reserve a spot.
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