MCC Meetings            

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 7 PM, GCSD meeting room,
504 Ave Alhambra, Third Floor, El Granada.   Email Agendas.   
Broadcast on Channel 27, the following Thurs 8PM & Fri 10AM.
See Archives for past meetings with video links.

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Focus Topics

Modern Roundabouts
--a safer choice than traffic signals
--promoted by CaltransFHWAAARP, and
Midcoast Hwy 1 Safety & Mobility Study.
Cypress roundabout: MCC 8/9/17 minutes & 5/11/16 letter.
Cypress/Hwy 1 alternatives: expect early fall public meeting.

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Agricultural Advisory Committee
Get involved in preservation of agriculture on the Coastside. Application for appointment deadline is Sept 29.

Design Review - Miramar Community Rep
Miramar lacks a Community Rep on the Coastside Design Review Committee that reviews new residential development for compliance with Coastside Design Review Standards. Application deadline is Nov 10 for appointment of 1 Community Rep and 1 Alternate.

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SFO Aircraft Noise

SFO Community Roundtable
Congresswoman Jackie Speier on Aircraft Noise
Sept 13: MCC forum: SFO Noise Abatement Office & Supervisor Dave Pine 

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Vallemar Bluff 4-House Development

Story poles are up. Coastside Design Review Committee continued the item to Sept 14 meeting. MCC comments 7/26/17

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Affordable Housing 
Development plans have been submitted for 71-unit affordable housing community at Carlos/Sierra in Moss Beach. First step in County approval process is Pre-Application Public Workshop in Sept (date to be announced). Read more.

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Quarry Park Master Plan
(includes Mirada Surf -- park map)
Get involved in developing this document that will guide park improvements over the next 20 years.
July 25 Community Meeting presentation

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Plan Half Moon Bay
HMB General Plan & Local Coastal Program Update are ongoing. Midcoast residents are encouraged to get involved. 

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SMC Parks Dog Management Committee is developing dog-management policy updates for County Parks.
Meetings are open to the public: Aug 21, 2:30pm
455 County Center, Room 402, RWC

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Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan (CTMP) is being developed to address cumulative traffic impacts of Midcoast development on Highway 1 & 92. Draft plan expected for public review late 2017.

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Comprehensive planning update of Princeton area land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations began in 2013. Draft plan for public review: fall 2017.

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Wednesday
Aug162017

MCC Meeting August 23, 2017

AGENDA for Aug 23, 2017,
     7:00pm at GCSD
     504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor,
     El Granada
Supporting documents:
Consent: Minutes for Aug 9, 2017

Ohlone/Portolá Trail presentation
     - background

FMR Master Plan Assessment &
     Progress Report
Arbor Ln application/site plan - draft MCC comments - 11/9/16 comments

Thursday
Aug032017

MCC Meeting August 9, 2017

AGENDA for Aug 9, 2017, 7:00pm at GCSD
       504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada
Supporting documents:
Subdivision regulations update:
    8/9/17 staff report & presentation
    Project goals - webpage - 6/8/16 MCC comments
Cypress roundabout update:  MCC 5/11/16 letter
Consent: Minutes for July 26, 2017

UPDATE: 8/9/17 meeting Video & Minutes

Wednesday
Aug022017

Agricultural Advisory Committee Openings

Get involved in preservation of agriculture on the Coastside. The County Agricultural Advisory Committee has four openings. Meetings are in HMB, 7pm, the second Monday of the month, as needed. Application for appointment deadline is Sept 29 -- more info.

Friday
Jul282017

MidPen Submits Pre-Application Plans for Moss Beach Affordable Housing

Cypress Point is MidPen's proposed 71-unit affordable housing community for families in Moss Beach. The proposed community consists of 16 one-bedroom, 37 two-bedroom, and 18 three-bedroom homes on a 10.875-acre site bounded by Carlos & Sierra Streets. All units apart from the resident manager’s, will be rented to households who earn less than 80% of the Area Median Income.

The entrance on Carlos St. will lead to a community center that will house a community room, property management/resident services offices, computer lab, laundry room, and after-school program space. Outside the community building is a play area for children and a green courtyard.

The flats and townhomes will be located around the center of the site in two-story buildings that match the feel of the surrounding area. Approximately half the site will be preserved as open space, with walking trails around the exterior of the developed area. The plan provides 161 total parking spaces, or 2.27 spaces per unit. Also included are community gardens, barbeque areas, and outdoor bike racks.

The pre-application submittal (PRE2017-00032) includes Site Plans and Preliminary Assessment of Carlos/Hwy 1 Traffic Impacts V2. The first step in the County approval process will be a Pre-Application Public Workshop to be scheduled in Sept.

MCC Affordable Housing page

UPDATES: 8/3/17 Coastal Commission staff comments

Thursday
Jul272017

FMR Tidepool 10+ Group Reservations Required to Protect Marine Life

Advanced reservations are required for all groups of 10 or more to visit Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Limiting the number of persons on the reef at any one time, reduces impact on marine life, and helps to preserve it for future generations. Call San Mateo County Parks reservation line, 650-363-4021.

Friday
Jul212017

MCC Meeting July 26, 2017

AGENDA for July 26, 2017, 7:00pm at GCSD
       504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada
Supporting documents:

Cannabis presentationstaff report - news article

MB Chevron MCC comments approved
       referral/plans  --  2014 MCC presentation
Arbor Ln application/site plan [continued to future meeting]
       2016 MCC presentation & letter -- Jul 2017 CDRC continuance

Vallemar Bluff MCC comments - presentation - webpage
       Jul 2017 CDRC continuance
       2016 MCC presentation & letter on 5-house project

Consent:  Minutes for July 12, 2017

UPDATE: 7/26/17 Meeting Video & Minutes

Friday
Jul072017

MCC Meeting July 12, 2017

AGENDA for July 12, 2017, 7:00pm at GCSD
           504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada

Supporting documents:
Plan Princeton background

Gray Whale Cove:  memo to Council -- grant support letter
     concept plan -- project summary -- grant requirements
     Midcoast crossings project page -- summary history

Consent:  Minutes for June 28, 2017
               Fiscal year 2016-2017 Treasurer Report

UPDATE: 7/12/17 meeting Video and Minutes

Sunday
Jul022017

Vallemar Bluff 4-house project Design Review Hearing July 13

Revised development plans have been submitted for the 2.5-acre blufftop property at Vallemar and Juliana in Moss Beach. The project has been down-sized from 7 lots to 4, with the houses set back away from the bluff edge. The developer intends to create a conservation easement for the rare Coastal Prairie habitat and provide for the coastal trail to retreat onto private property as the sea cliff naturally erodes.

The Coastside Design Review Committee (CDRC) will now evaluate the scale and design of the houses to determine if the project complies with the Midcoast Design Review Standards. The 4 houses are all well over 5,000 sq.ft. and their full height would rise straight up 3 stories (32.5 ft) above the Coastal Prairie as seen from the public bluff trail along this section of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. The incomplete story poles make it seem the houses will be hidden in the trees – not so. Most of the tangle of trees will need to be removed, leaving all 4 houses in full view of the coastal bluff. The bar graph shows the square footage of the proposed houses (#9-12) compared to the surrounding neighborhood.  

Project approval process:
1 - Coastside Design Review Committee will determine if the project
     complies with the Midcoast Design Review Standards.  
     July 13, 2017, agenda   [7/25 continuance letter]
     [UPDATE: Item continued to Sept meeting for design changes]            
2 - Environmental Review document (Initial Study & Negative Declaration)
     will be published for 30-day public comment period.
3 - Planning Commission hearing for project decision
     (project is appealable to the Coastal Commission)

Project Planner: Dave Holbrook dholbrook@smcgov.org
Vallemar Bluff page has project plans, multi-year project history, and comments on earlier 6-house and 5-house versions.

Friday
Jun232017

MCC Meeting June 28, 2017

AGENDA for June 28, 2017, 7:00pm at GCSD
           504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada

Supporting documents:

Grant funding presentation (Ellie Dallman)
Parallel Trail funding MCC letter
Gray Whale Cove crossing background:
     crossings project page -- presentation

Princeton street-end improvements: presentation
       6/6/17 funding staff report
       2002 Vassar beach access concept plan
       2014 Yacht Club ramp & floating pier plan 
Consent: Minutes for May 24, 2017
              PLN2016-00327 (105 San Lucas) MCC  comments

UPDATE:  6/28/17 meeting Video & Minutes

Friday
Jun232017

Quarry Park Master Plan Online Survey

Get involved in development of the Quarry Park/ Mirada Surf Master Plan, which will guide improvements at this County Park over at least the next 20 years (park map).
--Take the online survey.
--Participate in upcoming community workshops:
      July 25 and October 3, at 7pm at El Granada School.
--Sign up to receive email project updates.