MCC Meetings            

Dec 27, 2017, meeting canceled.
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.


Focus Topics

Coastside Beach Shuttle

Weekends Only -- Free


Affordable Housing 
Cypress Point is MidPen's proposed 71-unit affordable housing community at Carlos/Sierra in Moss Beach. Pre-application plans, workshop summary and comments are here


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: expected late fall 2017.


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.


SFO Aircraft Noise

MCC 9/13/17 informational forum --
video, slide presentation, links


Vallemar Bluff 4-House Development

CDRC recommended Design Review approval (2-1) on 10/12/17.      Next step: environmental review.


Plan Half Moon Bay
HMB General Plan & Local Coastal Program Update are ongoing. Midcoast residents are encouraged to get involved. 10/24/17 presentation & video (@3min) on Land Use Policy & Growth Management by Dr. Charles Lester, former CCC Executive Director.


SMC Parks Dog Management Committee is developing dog-management policy for County Parks.

Draft Policy Recommendations for public review


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 early 2018.



Comprehensive planning update of Princeton area land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations began in 2013. Draft plan for public review: spring 2018.


















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SMC Supervisors Consider Cannabis Regs Dec 5

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will consider draft regulations for Cannabis commercial greenhouse cultivation in unincorporated areas of the County:  Dec 5, 2017, 9:00AM,
          at 400 County Center, Redwood City.  
Staff Report & Ordinance  
CEQA comments & responses to comments

The environmental review & draft ordinance were released for public comment at a series of Coastside venues in Oct/Nov (presentation), following nearly a year of study (Dec 2016 / Jul 2017) during a temporary moratorium on commercial non-medical marijuana activity.

Oct 25, Midcoast Community Council (minutes / news article)
Nov 9, Ted Adcock Community Center, HMB
Nov 13, Agricultural Advisory Committee
Nov 14, Pescadero Municipal Advisory Council
Nov 14, Brews & Views Cannabis Forum, Princeton

The draft ordinance provides for commercial cultivation within greenhouses with a Business License with extensive operational requirements, oversight and enforcement.

The City of Half Moon Bay is working on their own cannabis cultivation ordinance. (11/21/17 staff report / 11/29/17 news article & opinion piece)

Recently released State of California regulations will go into effect 1/1/2018, subject to any more restrictive local odinances.

UPDATE 12/5/17: The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve the greenhouse cannabis cultivation ordinance and prohibit for another year all other commercial cannabis-related activities.
News article