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July 9, 2007 - SMMC

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1.

Call to Order. [no attachment]

2.

Roll Call of Conservancy. [no attachment]

3.

Roll Call of Advisory Committee. [no attachment]

4.

Introduction of Legislative Participants or their staff. [no attachment]

5.

Approval of Minutes. [Draft 6-5-07 Minutes]

6.

Reports:

(a)

Chairperson's Report; [no attachment]

(b)

Coastal Commission Report; [no attachment]

(c)

Attorney General's Report; [no attachment]

(d)

National Park Service Report; [no attachment]

(e)

State Parks Report; [no attachment]

(f)

Forest Service Report; [no attachment]

(g)

Legislative Report; [no attachment]

(h)

Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Report; [no attachment]

(i)

Santa Clarita Watershed Recreation and Conservation Authority Report; [no attachment]

(j)

Wildlife Corridor Conservation Authority Report; [no attachment]

(k)

Oral reports by staff; [no attachment]

(l)

Questions to staff. [no attachment]

(l)

Questions to staff. [no attachment]

7.

Members comments on matters not on the agenda. [no attachment]

8.

Comments from members of the public on items not on the agenda and public testimony on all agenda items. [no attachment]

9.

Consent Calendar:

(a)

Consideration of resolution authorizing a comment letter to Caltrans on the Interstate-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Study and Section 4(f) Evaluation. [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] [Attachment 6] [Comment Letter] [Attachment 7]

(b)

Consideration of resolution authorizing a comment letter to the City of Los Angeles on the Notice of Preparation for the Metro Universal Draft Environmental Impact Report, sch# 2007061078, Sherman Oaks-Studio City-Toluca Lake-Cahuenga Pass Community Plan Area. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3]

(c)

Consideration of resolution adopting the Santa Clarita Watershed Recreation and Conservation Authority fy 2007-2008 Budget. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]

(d)

Consideration of resolution amending Resolution No. 07-13 to change the grant recipient to the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District for the acquisition of apns 648-0-070-060, 648-0-200-020, and 648-0-183-050, unincorporated Ventura County. [Map] [Attachment] [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 2]

10.

Presentation on scope and objective of Proposition 84 as it pertains to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. [Staff Report]

11.

Implementation of Proposition 84:

(a)

Urban Greening and Restoration [no attachment]

(a)

1. Staff Introduction [no attachment]

(a)

2. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for exercising additive alternates to the base bid for the Vista Hermosa Park and funding additions and upgrades to the landscaping, Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Resolution]

(b)

Watershed Protection Activities through Enhanced Interpretation [no attachment]

(b)

1. Staff Introduction [no attachment]

(b)

2. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for interpretation of the Los Angeles River and Santa Monica Bay Watersheds, including visitor serving amenities and naturalist led interpretive programs for the public as well as programs specifically designed for disadvantaged youth. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Resolution]

(c)

Planning for Watershed Projects Implementation and Public Participation [no attachment]

(c)

1. Staff Introduction [no attachment]

(c)

2. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for Project Planning and Design services in the upper Los Angeles River watershed and coastal watersheds of the Santa Monica Bay. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Project List LAR] [Project List Coastal] [Resolution]

(d)

Resource Protection and Restoration [no attachment]

(d)

1. Staff Introduction [no attachment]

(d)

2. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for the protection of the Upper Los Angeles River and the Santa Monica Bay watersheds, including those actions necessary to prevent harm or damage to persons, property or natural resources and those actions necessary to allow continued use and enjoyment of property and natural resources. [Resolution] [Staff Report] [Attachment]

(d)

3. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for the purchase of capital assets to be used in the protection and restoration of natural resources, including projects for the control of erosion, control and elimination of exotic species, prescribed burning, and fuel hazard reduction. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]

(d)

4. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for the protection and restoration of natural and developed resources by removal of invasive plant species, reduction of hazardous fire-fuel loads, and erosion protection. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Resolution]

(d)

5. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for the preservation, protection and restoration to promote the continued safe use and enjoyment of parks along the Los Angeles River. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Resolution]

(d)

6. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for a program of preservation, protection and restoration to insure the continued use and enjoyment of natural and developed resources in the Upper Los Angeles River and Santa Monica Bay Watersheds. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Resolution]

(d)

7. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for the preservation, protection and restoration of Temescal Gateway Park, Pacific Palisades. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]

(d)

8. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for the preservation, protection and restoration of King Gillette Ranch, Calabassas. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Resolution]

12.

Consideration of a resolution supporting sca 12 introduced by Senators Torlakson and Yee, Coauthor: Senator Kuehl. A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Section 6 of Article XIII D thereof, relating to local government finance. [Staff Report] [Resolution]

13.

Consideration of resolution adopting the draft preliminary fy 2007-2008 budget of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]

14.

Implementation of Coastal Slope Trail

14.

1. Staff Introduction

14.

2. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Proposition 50 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority to acquire fee simple or easement interests on apns 4465-004-070 and 071, 4467-002-041, 4467-003-031, 4467-003-021, 4460-015-001, and 4460-014-006 and 008 to implement the Coastal Slope Trail between Ramirez Canyon Park and Latigo Canyon Road, incorporated and unincorporated Malibu area..* (This item may be heard in closed session pursuant to Section 11126 Subdivision (c)(7)(A) of the Government Code.) [Attchment] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Staff Report] [Resolution]

15.

Closed Session: (The Conservancy may hold a closed session on the following items pursuant to Section 11126 Subdivision (c)(7)(A), Section 11126.3(a), and Section 11126 Subdivision (e) of the Government Code. Confidential memoranda related to the following items may be considered during such closed session discussions.) Discussion and possible action regarding pending and/or potential litigation: Pending litigation Ramirez Canyon Preservation Fund v. California Coastal Commission, et al.; Robings v. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, and Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy v. City of Malibu, and related actions, Potential litigation: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy v. Seven Arrows/Little Dolphins by the Sea. [no attachment]

16.

Announcement of future meetings and adjournment. [no attachment]

 


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