MCC Meetings            

Nov 22, 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.

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Focus Topics

Coastside Beach Shuttle

Weekends Only -- Free

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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

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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.

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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 Nov 10.

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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.

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SFO Aircraft Noise

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

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Vallemar Bluff 4-House Development

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

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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.

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

Draft Policy Recommendations for public review

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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 early 2018.

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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: spring 2018.

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Sunday
Sep102017

Vallemar Bluff 4-House Project: Round 2 at Design Review 9/14

Coastside Design Review Committee (CDRC) will consider revised plans for the 4-house project on Vallemar Bluff:
    Thurs, Sept 14, 2017, starting at 2pm (agenda),
    at GCSD, 504 Ave Alhambra, third floor, El Granada

The applicant’s revised plans are intended to address inconsistencies with Design Review Standards identified by CDRC at their July 13 meeting.
(Letter of Continuance)

Inconsistencies include: While the planned structures are proportionate to each other, they are outside of the current aesthetics and size of the immediate neighborhood context. The scale of the proposed structures exceeds the neighborhood average of 2,200 square feet by a minimum of 70%. The proposed structures include third-story mezzanine areas that add excessive height. Heights of all four houses render a looming and massive appearance from viewing points from the open space bluff and trail. Design style, exterior detail and roof height are repetitive, making the project appear isolated from other neighborhood structures and as a tract development.

Requirements include:  Eliminate the storage area over the garage and mezzanines to bring down roof lines and reduce square footage and mass/bulk. Modify the current grading and incorporate stepping down of each project to reduce massing.

Revised plans: Site - Lot 1 - Lot 2 - Lot 3Lot 4 - civil - planting
Vallemar Bluff page for more background

UPDATES 9/14/17: No CDRC decision - letter of continuance
               10/12/17 CDRC approved project 2-1