California Coastal Commission Meeting Thursday December 13 2018

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The California Coastal Commission November monthly public meeting is ongoing in Newport Beach California Thursday December 13 2018 and Friday December 14 2018.
The Public is Encouraged to attend.

In a Email black to South OC Surfrider subscribers, the South OC Surfrider chapter announced that they will present to the California Coastal Commission this week to discuss options for the near and long term future of the Capo Beach Park.
For several years, SF South OC chapter has montitored the changes at Capo Beach Park.
Surfrider South OC reports that “This past summer the parking lot was regularly getting covered with sand and debris from high tides.
On two separate 2018 storm events, the sidewalks and some parking spaces have collapsed from being undermined.
November 30th, 2018, the park took a direct hit as the wooden boardwalk just down coast from the park’s emergency armoring collapsed.
The swell and tide were NOT unusually high.”

The California Coastal Commission December 2018 Meeting Location

Newport Beach Civic Center Council Chambers located at 100 Civic Center Drive

Contact Phone :(415) 407-3211 (active during meeting only)

The California Coastal Commission rotates their monthly meetings throughout the State of California.

Your voice can be heard at the California Coastal Commission Meeting.

If you have any concerns about California Beach issues you may address the Commission.

General Public Comment Rules
Public comments will be heard at 9:00am for items not on the agenda, for no more than 30 minutes.
For those unable to attend the early comment period, there may be additional comment time available later in the day.
Note: Comments made during the general public comment period regarding matters pending before the Commission do not become part of the official record for those matters.

California Coastal Commission Meeting Agenda is Online

San Diego is highlighted on Thursday December 13 2018.

Los Angeles County is the focus on Friday December 14 2018.

You can read the items now and submit online public comments to

Proposed Discussion Items on Thursday December 13 2018 Include:

The City of Eureka for Elk River Estuary Intertidal Wetlands Enhancement Project involving tide gate modifications, habitat restoration, installation of new non-motorized boating access point, construction of one-mile-long extension of California Coastal Trail, and installation of new interpretive signage and nature-study viewing platforms across approx.
114 acres of existing agricultural and marsh lands adjoining lower reaches of Elk River, west of Highway 101 between Pound Road and southern end of Tooby Road, in Eureka, Humboldt County.

Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency Report

Long Beach Land Use Plan

Southern California Edison to replace and expand area of riprap protecting southern end of existing retaining wall at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, San Onofre State Beach.

Department of the Navy to construct new ammunition pier at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach. Including replacement pile-supported pier for vessel ammunition loading and un-loading, in-water and terrestrial infrastructure, and separation of public navigation from Navy operations by constructing new public navigation channel linking Anaheim Bay with the Pacific Ocean.

San Diego Coast Deputy Directors Report

California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Torrey Pines Comfort Station
To demolish existing comfort station and landscaping in north parking lot and install 2 modular comfort stations, picnic areas and re-stripe parking to implement accessibility improvements, at 12600 N Torrey Pines Road

California Coastal Commission Public Hearings Thursday December 13 2018

City of Oceanside to update its regulations for nonconforming uses and structures.

City of Carlsbad to expand the boundaries of the existing Village Local Coastal Program

City of Encinitas inclusionary housing regulations

City of Del Mar Short Term Rentals

City of San Diego LCP Amendment (Placemaking)

California Coastal Commission Closed Session Agenda Items Include

People of the State of California v. U.S. Dept. of the Interior

California Coastal Commission Mission

The mission of the California Coastal Commission is to protect, conserve, restore, and enhance environmental and human-based resources of the California coast and ocean for environmentally sustainable and prudent use by current and future generations.

The Commission holds monthly public meetings of three to five days in length in different locations throughout the state.
The Commission meetings provide an opportunity for the Coastal Commissioners to take public testimony and to make permit, planning, and other policy decisions.
Prior to each meeting, Commission staff collects and analyzes information pertinent to meeting agenda items and prepares written staff reports with recommendations for Commission action.
These staff reports are available for public review, by contacting the appropriate Commission office. Some
elected staff reports are also available electronically by means of a link from the Commission’s
Meeting Notice.

For more information please visit California Coastal Commission.

You can watch the California Coastal Commission Meetings at California Coastal Commission Meeting Live Stream

* Any announcements regarding Commission actions will be made in public after the conclusion of the closed session.

Any announcements will also be posted on the Commission’s online agenda.

California Coastal Commission Scheduled Meetings

No Meeting Scheduled in January 2019

February 6 thru February 8 2019 in the North Central Coast

March 6 thru March 8 2019 in the Los Angeles/Orange County Area

April 10 thru April 12 2019 in the Central Coast

May 8 thru May 10 2019 in the South Central Coast

June 12 thru June 14 2019 in San Diego

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