Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chairman
Marisa Moret (Public Member)
Ann Notthoff (Public Member)
Lester Snow, Secretary for Natural Resources; Bryan Cash (Designated)
Bonnie Neely, Coastal Commission Chair; Susan Hansch (Designated)
Ana Matosantos, Director, Department of Finance; Karen Finn (Designated)
Senate Representatives Assembly Representatives
Joseph Simitian (District 11) William Monning (District 27)
Christine Kehoe (District 39) Noreen Evans (District 7)
Lori Saldaña (District 76)
Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer
Glenn Alex, Legal Counsel
DATE: Thursday, December 2, 2010
TIME: 10:00 am
LOCATION: Civic Auditorium – Tony Hill Room, 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA
1. Roll Call
2. Approval of Minutes of October 21, Conservancy Meeting.
A. Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to $50,000 to the City of Carpinteria to prepare environmental compliance documents for a segment of the California Coastal Trail to provide public access to and along the Santa Barbara Channel shoreline, Santa Barbara County.
B. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization for the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) to disburse up to $90,000 of previously-granted Conservancy funds to the Port of San Francisco to install trail improvements in connection with the construction of an 800-foot-long segment of the Bay Trail in Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco.
C. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization for the City of San Diego to expend up to $56,000 to complete a Vernal Pool Habitat Conservation Plan for the City’s southwestern portion, including Del Mar, Mira, Kearny, Otay Mesas; Carmel Mountain, Mission Trails Regional Park; Otay Lakes; and Marron Valley, San Diego County.
4. Executive Officer Report
A. Ocean Protection Council report
5. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $500,000 to the City of Santa Cruz for the construction of interpretive exhibits within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center in the City of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
6. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $400,000 of grant funds from the Wildlife Conservation Board and up to $300,000 of grant funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, provided through the Association of Bay Area Governments, to San Francisco State University and to environmental services contractors to augment the previously authorized San Francisco Bay Living Shorelines Project.
7. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $300,000 to Sonoma County Regional Parks to complete analysis, planning and final preparation for the Tolay Lake Regional Park Master Plan to improve resource management and public access in southwestern Sonoma County.
8. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $289,950 to the Trust for Public Land to develop a Master Plan for Glen Canyon Park, San Francisco, including a plan for the recreation area and a plan and design for enhancement of trails.
9. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $300,000 to the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) for the Historical Ecology Study of North San Diego County Coastal Wetlands.
10. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $500,000 to the Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria to reconstruct the Trinidad Pier on Trinidad Bay, Humboldt County.
11. Conservancy Member Comments
12. Public Comments
13. CLOSED SESSIONS:
Possible closed session to confer regarding: Ackerberg v. California Coastal Commission, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BS122006, and related litigation, including Access for All v. Ackerberg, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC405058; Malibu-Encinal Homeowners Association vs. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, et al, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BS 431798; Pace v. California State Coastal Conservancy, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC408190; United States of America vs. 127.60 Acres of Land, more or less, situated in San Diego County, State of California, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Civil No. 06CV1670W NLS; and other pending litigation; and/or to consider the initiation of litigation. Session will be closed to the public pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(e).
*CONSERVANCY TOUR – SANTA CRUZ PROJECTS
DECEMBER 1, 2010, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM*
The Conservancy tour will begin at 1:00 PM at Depot Park in Santa Cruz (Washington Street at Pacific Avenue). Tour will include site of future Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center and several projects of the Integrated Watershed Restoration Program. Members of the public are welcome to join the tour, but need to provide their own transportation and lunch.
N.B.: This Meeting Notice and Agenda may be found at:
www.scc.ca.gov under public meeting notices
N.B.: At any time during the meeting, but prior to the adjournment of the open session of 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).
Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Dick Wayman at (510) 286-4182 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
or at the Conservancy:
1330 Broadway, 13th Floor
Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact Mr. Wayman no later than five days prior to meeting.