MCC Meetings            

Jan 25, 2017, meeting is 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 

Plan Half Moon Bay
HMB General Plan & Local Coastal Program Update are ongoing. Midcoast residents are encouraged to get involved. General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meetings are open to the public.
Jan 26 agenda: Hwy 1 and Sea Level Rise policies


 New Granada Fire Station
Draft EIR public review/comment period was Dec 2 – Jan 19. 


Modern Roundabouts
--a safer choice than traffic signals
--promoted by CaltransFHWAAARP, and
Midcoast Hwy 1 Safety & Mobility Study
--MCC letters May & April 2016


Affordable Housing 
Local non-profit MidPen will submit development plans to the County in spring 2017 for the 11-acre north Moss Beach designated affordable housing site. Dec 2016: Development options and summary/response to comments at 2016 open house events.


Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan (CTMP) is being developed to address cumulative traffic impacts of Midcoast development on Highway 1 & 92. (webpage)


Comprehensive planning update of Princeton area land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations. Shoreline management plan coming in 2017.


















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County Parks Stewardship Corps: FMR Nov 19

Let’s support this new volunteer program in our local County Parks.  The Stewardship Corps program is seeking volunteers to work on habitat restoration and beautification projects on Saturday mornings 9am-12pm.  Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is on the schedule for Nov 19, preparing an area for planting along the Dardenelle Trail.  Meet at the FMR parking lot at Nevada & North Lake, rain or shine.

Stewardship Corps workdays include hands-on service and education about native plants and animals. Volunteers work together with staff to assist in activities like invasive plant removal, planting natives and seed collection.  No experience is necessary.  Tools, training and light snacks are provided.  Fulfills community service requirements.  Registration encouraged but not required.


HMB General Plan Advisory Committee Nov 17

HMB General Plan and Local Coastal Program update processs is ongoing. Midcoast residents are encouraged to get involved. General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meetings are open to the public. 

Nov 17, 2016, 6:30pm at the Historic Train Depot,
110 Higgins Canyon Rd, HMB
Agenda:  Discussion of three newly posted General Plan Elements:
Open Space & Conservation, Safety, and Noise


MCC Meeting Nov 9, 2016

AGENDA for November 9, 2016, 7:00 PM at GCSD
              504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada 
Supporting documents:
SMC Libraries Annual Report - Midcoast library outreach
Arbor Ln blufftop house, PLN2016-00444:
        presentation, site plan, MCC letter
Consent: Minutes for Oct 26, 2016

UPDATE: 11/9/16 meeting video & minutes


MCC Meeting Oct 26, 2016

AGENDA for October 26, 2016, 7:00 PM at GCSD
              504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada 
Vallemar Bluff Development: MCC presentation & letter -- more info.
   Applicant presentation -- ESA erosion hazard presentation
   Public comments: Committee for Green Foothills, Stuart Weiss PhD
   ESA memo: Estimate of Accelerated Bluff Erosion due to Sea Level Rise

Capistrano Road parking bays: MCC comments approved
Consent: Minutes for Oct 12, 2016

UPDATE: 10/26/16 meeting video - minutes - HMB Review


Candidate Forum: Cabrillo School Board Oct 18

Cabrillo School Board Candidate Forum
Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 7:00 PM
GCSD, 504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada  --  More info


MCC Meeting Oct 12, 2016

AGENDA for October 12, 2016, 7:00 PM at GCSD, 504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada 

Capistrano Road parking bays presentation -
     Oct 2015 MCC letter
Consent: Minutes for Sept 14, 2016

UPDATE: 10/12/16 meeting video & minutes


Donuts with Don Oct 13

Supervisor Don Horsley Coastside Office Hours
Thursday, October 13, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12 noon
Moss Beach Sheriff Substation
Come share any questions or comments you have.


Candidate Forum: MWSD & MCC Oct 4

October 4, 2016 - Seton Medical Center, Marine Bl, Moss Beach  
Montara Water & Sanitary District (VIDEO)
Midcoast Community Council (VIDEO)
Park in upper events lot - first left near top of hill - More Info


Candidate Forum: Harbor Commission Sep 28

San Mateo County Harbor Commission Candidate Forum (VIDEO)
Wed, Sept 28, 2016, 7:00 PM  --  More info



Green Valley Trail 90% Plans Posted

The Green Valley Trail alignment has been confirmed and plans are now at 90% completion for this one-mile section of the California Coastal Trail to connect the Devil’s Slide Trail to Gray Whale Cove parking lot and trail. The 6-foot-wide trail will have a natural soil surface for most of the alignment and will utilize an existing gravel road for a section, and include two boardwalks and a bridge to span wetlands. Two overlook areas with benches will allow for a pause to view the spectacular Green Valley as well as the Pacific Ocean to the north and south.

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