Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting – December 6, 2012
Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chairman
Marisa Moret (Public Member)
Ann Notthoff (Public Member)
Peter Sadowski (Public Member)
John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources; Bryan Cash (Designated)
Mary Shallenberger, Coastal Commission Chair; Susan Hansch (Designated)
Ana Matosantos, Director, Department of Finance; Karen Finn (Designated)
Anthony Cannella (District 12)
Noreen Evans (District 2)
Luis Alejo (District 30)
Das Williams (District 37)
Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer
Elena Eger, Legal Counsel
DATE: Thursday, December 6, 2012
TIME: 9:00 am
LOCATION: Port San Luis Harbor District
Coastal Gateway Building
3900 Avila Beach Drive
Avila Beach, CA
1. Roll Call
3. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up $14,200 to the Crystal Cove Alliance to purchase four beach wheelchairs to improve ADA access to Crystal Cove State Park, Orange County.
B. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $55,000 to The Trust for Public Land to prepare a plan for projects to preserve and restore the San Diego River area, including the San Diego River Park, San Diego County.
C. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to augment the Conservancy’s December 4, 2008 authorization to disburse an additional amount of up to $77,000 to the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy for technical studies and environmental review for the San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project, San Diego County.
D. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $390,000 to the San Francisco Parks Alliance to conduct conservation planning in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, including outreach and coordination among Bay Area land conservation entities, with all activities to be undertaken through the Bay Area Open Space Council.
E. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $65,500 to the California Department of Parks and Recreation to complete the acquisition of approximately 64.5 acres of property known as the “Hunt Property” to add to the Inglenook Fen-Ten Mile Dunes Natural Preserve in MacKerricher State Park managed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Mendocino County.
4. EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S REPORT
A. Discussion and potential adoption of California State Coastal Conservancy Strategic Plan.
B. OPC Report.
5. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $200,000 to the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County to coordinate the Healthy Lands & Healthy Communities Initiative and to prepare economic and community benefit case studies of conservation projects in Sonoma, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties to identify priority, multi-benefit conservation projects and their potential new funding sources.
6. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to: 1) disburse up to $400,000 to prepare and submit for regulatory approvals the final design, permit, and environmental review documents for future campground development at Port San Luis Harbor; and 2) provide for a return of campground revenues to the Conservancy, Port San Luis Harbor, San Luis Obispo County.
7. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $450,000 to the County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation to construct the approximately 2.5-mile Flume Trail segment of the San Diego River Park Trail, San Diego County.
8. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $332,000 to the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to complete planning of the Carlton Oaks segment of the San Diego River Park Trail, San Diego County.
9. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $168,000 to the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to complete environmental review and planning of the Qualcomm Stadium segment of the San Diego River Park Trail, San Diego County.
10. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $470,000 to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (“MRCA”) to prepare a Malibu Coastal Access Public Works Plan for specific sites in the City of Malibu, Los Angeles County, namely:
(A) Las Tunas Beach: 19016 Pacific Coast Highway (“PCH”); fee owner Harner; deed restriction in favor of public access; 19020 PCH; fee owner: Hundley; public access easement owner: MRCA.
(B) Las Tunas Beach: no street address: Los Angeles County Assessor Parcel Nos: 4449-007-013, -014, -015, -016 and -017; fee owner: MRCA.
(C) Las Flores Beach: 20802 PCH; fee owner: Lent; public access easement owner: State of California for benefit of the Conservancy.
(D) La Costa Beach: 21554 PCH; fee owner: Wayne; deed restriction in favor of public access.
(E) La Costa Beach: 21664 PCH; fee owner Conservancy.
(F) Carbon Beach: 22030 PCH; fee owner Pozzo/Keith; deed restriction in favor of public access.
(G) Carbon Beach: 22466 PCH; fee owner: Ackerberg; public access easement owner: MRCA.
(H) Malibu Cove Beach: 26834 Malibu Cove Colony Road; fee owner: Toberman; deed restriction in favor of public access.
(I) Escondido Beach: 27400 PCH (aka “Geoffreys Restaurant”); fee owner: Holiday House, LLC and 27348 PCH; fee owner Finer Space Malibu LLC; vertical public access easement owner: MRCA. (NOTE: easement begins at Geoffreys Restaurant, passes across Escondido Beach Road (private street) and continues over 27348 Pacific Coast Highway (residential parcel on the beach).
(J) Escondido Beach: 27700 PCH; fee owner Dick Clark; deed restriction in favor of public access;
(K)Escondido Beach: 27910 PCH; fee owner: Wildman; parking access easement owner: Conservancy; also at adjacent property 27920 PCH; fee owner: Mancuso; vertical public access easement owner: Conservancy.
(L) Lechuza Beach: no street addresses available for Los Angeles County Assessor Parcel Nos (APNs): 4470-021-900; 4470-028-900 through 918; 4470-001-900, 4470-024-900, 901: fee owner for public access: MRCA; easements over West Sea Level Drive and East Sea Level Drive, APNs 4470-021-008, 009; easement owner: MRCA; APNs 4470-001-003, 004, 005,006, 008, 012, 013; lateral beach access easement owner: MRCA; and 31736 Broad Beach Rd; fee owner: Barbara J. Page, trustee; vertical public access easement owner: Conservancy.
11. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $300,000 to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority to construct a 1.2-acre park along Milton Street, adjacent to the Ballona Creek Trail, in the City and County of Los Angeles.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
12. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $616,538 to the Port of San Francisco to improve the southeast San Francisco Waterfront Access by removing creosote-treated pilings at Islais Creek and designing plans for the renovation of the Copra Crane at Pier 84 as a waterfront-labor history landmark, San Francisco County.
13. Conservancy Member Comments
14. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items
15. CLOSED SESSION:
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; Laguna Terrace Park, LLC v. California Coastal Commission, Orange County Superior Court Case No. 30-2011 00528322; Malibu-Encinal Homeowners Association v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, et al, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BS 431798; United States of America v. 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; Wildman v. California Coastal Commission, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. SC111748; 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 DECEMBER 5, 2012 TOUR INFORMATION:
The Conservancy will tour project sites in the Avila Beach and Port San Luis area on Wednesday afternoon, December 5, 2012 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Port San Luis Harbor District Coastal Gateway Building located at 3900 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA. The tour concludes at approximately 5:00 p.m. The tour is open to the public but requires advance reservations. To make a reservation, please contact Tim Duff, Coastal Conservancy Project Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2012.
This Meeting Notice and Agenda may be found at https://scc.ca.gov under Quick Links, Public Meeting Notices.
N.B.: Agenda items may be taken out sequence at the discretion of the Conservancy. 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 Sections 11126(a), (c) (7), and (e).
Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Dick Wayman at (510) 286-4182 or email@example.com or at the Conservancy: 1330 Broadway, 13th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612
Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting should contact Mr. Wayman no later than five days prior to meeting.
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