January 2011 Board Meeting

Meeting Notice

 

Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chairman

Marisa Moret (Public Member)

Ann Notthoff (Public Member)

John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources; Bryan Cash (Designated)

Sara Wan, 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)

Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer

Glenn Alex, Legal Counsel

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

DATE: Thursday, January 20, 2011
TIME: 10:00 a.m
LOCATION: State Capitol – Hearing Room 126
Sacramento, CA

 

  1. Roll Call

 

 

  1. Approval of Minutes of December 2, 2010 Conservancy Meeting

 

 

  1. CONSENT

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to reallocate Proposition 12 funds appropriated to the Conservancy for restoration of arroyo chub, partially armored stickleback and southern steelhead fisheries in San Mateo Creek and San Onofre Creek in San Diego County for use to restore southern steelhead fisheries in Southern California.

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to modify its June 4, 2009 authorization to accept and disburse funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for projects under the South Bay Salt Ponds Restoration Project by allowing any funds not needed for the construction of wetland restoration projects to be used for adaptive management and applied scientific studies, engineering and environmental services, and project management and related activities for Phase I of the South San Francisco Bay Salt Ponds Restoration Project.

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to augment the Conservancy’s December 3, 2009 authorization by $164,000 to the Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz Campus, for study of coastal contaminants and anthropogenic stressors on southern sea otter recovery, Monterey County.

 

  1. Executive Officer Report
  2. Strategic Plan update
  3. Long Term financial strategy

 

NORTH COAST

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $3,000,000 to Save-the-Redwoods League to acquire approximately 957 acres known as the Shady Dell Creek Tract, as part of the 50,635-acre Usal Redwood Forest Conservation Project in northern Mendocino County.

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $2,500,000 to The Conservation Fund to acquire the approximately 464-acre Smith Tract portion of the Ten Mile Ranch, located adjacent to the Ten Mile River, Mendocino County.

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $525,000 to the City of Eureka for final designs and construction of the Truesdale Vista Point/Elk River trailhead, for cleanup of homeless encampments along the Elk River Trail alignment and vicinity, and for a feasibility study of trail development and natural resource enhancement on a nearby coastal open space parcel in the City of Eureka, Humboldt County.

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $144,500 to the National Park Service to complete site selection, environmental review, and preliminary design of a new hostel to be located within the Redwood National and State Parks in Del Norte County.

 

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse $150,000 to Island Conservation for habitat restoration planning for Farallon National Wildlife Refuge in the County of San Francisco.

 

CENTRAL COAST

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $250,000 to the Regents of the University of California for public access improvements at the Coal Oil Point Reserve adjacent to Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara County.

 

SOUTH COAST

 

  1. Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $500,000 to the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy to acquire and prepare a stewardship plan for 70 acres of the Hollingsworth Ranch property along the Ventura River in unincorporated Ventura County.

 

  1. Conservancy consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $690,997 in grant funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the City of Long Beach to dredge, treat, and dispose of contaminated sediments from Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach, Los Angeles County.

 

  1. Conservancy Member Comments

 

  1. Public Comments

 

  1. 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).

 

  1. Adjournment

 

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 dwayman@scc.ca.gov.

 

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 meeting should contact Mr. Wayman no later than five days prior to meeting.

 

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