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Special Meeting of the Coastside Fire Protection District Board of Directors:
December 23, Tuesday, 11:00 AM, 1191 Main St, Half Moon Bay
Agenda: A. Discuss new Fire Station 41 construction scope and process, and provide direction to staff. B. Discuss/approve the Assistant Chief’s request to hire a planning consultant for the project.
On Dec 3 the SMC Harbor Commission accepted the Coastside Fire Protection District offer to buy the 2.5-acre parcel known as the "Post Office lot" across Ave Portola from the current Station 41.
The California Attorney General (AG) is reviewing the proposed change in control and governance of Daughters of Charity Health System, a California nonprofit religious corporation, that owns and operates Seton Medical Center and Seton Medical Center Coastside. The proposed new owner is Prime Healthcare Services Inc., a for-profit Delaware corporation. (Document links)
Public Forum Friday, January 9 at 9:00AM
Seton Coastside, 600 Marine Blvd, Moss Beach
The purpose of the meeting is to receive comments on the proposed change in control and governance of the facility and to consider the Health Care Impact Statements prepared by consultants engaged by the AG (to be posted here prior to the meeting). Speakers include the AG’s office, the consultant who provided the feasibility report, Seton CEO, a representative from Prime Healthcare, and public officials. At least an hour will be available for public comment.
To speak at the meeting, submit a speaker slip available at the meeting, or contact Scott Chan by Jan 2. firstname.lastname@example.org (415) 703-5652.
Written comments may be submitted to Attorney General's Office by Jan 12:
Email email@example.com, or mail:
Scott Chan, Deputy Attorney General
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 11000
San Francisco, CA 94102
At Devil’s Slide Trail safety cones are in position to warn trail users of dirt and boulders on the trail. Cleanup will take place over the next two weeks with heavy equipment. K rails that line the inland side of the former roadbed functioned as designed limiting the amount of dirt that spilled onto the trail.
In Pacifica the storm washed away a portion of Weiler Ranch Road, a popular hiking trail in San Pedro Valley Park. The majority of the .8-mile trail remains open via access from Oddstad Blvd or from the park entrance. News release.
12/17/14 CCC staff comments on the 8-building option
On December 10, the SMC Planning Commission will consider permits to allow construction of a permanent building to replace the seasonal tent that hosts wedding events on Oceano Hotel grounds in Princeton. The one-story building with pitched roof will sit atop the raised area created by hotel garage excavation behind the HMB Brewing Co. (See Agenda and Staff Report with building plans and recommended conditions of approval.)
Project approved by Planning Commission 5-0
On December 9, the Board of Supervisors is expected to award a $203,866 contract to Questa Engineering Corp. for the development of plans, specifications and permits for the Green Valley Trail (see consent agenda staff report). The future Green Valley Trail will be a segment of the California Coastal Trail and will start at the southern parking area of the Devil’s Slide Trail, route through the Green Valley east of Highway 1, and end at the Gray Whale Cove State Beach parking area. The trail will be designed for pedestrian, equestrian and mountain bike use, be composed of natural tread and be accessible as much as possible. The design/permitting phase will be completed between January 1 and December 31, 2015.
Coastside Public Workshop
Tuesday, December 2, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Granada Community Services District Offices
504 Avenue Alhambra, third floor, El Granada
The updated Housing Element will be reviewed by the San Mateo County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors in December 2014 and January 2015. Public comments on all aspects of the draft are encouraged, and will be accepted through December and January. Comments may be made through the project website, or directly in English to William Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org, 650-363-1816, or in Spanish to Bryan Albini at email@example.com, 650-363-1807.
AGENDA - MCC holds this special meeting due to the necessity to submit comments to the Planning Commission in advance of their Nov 12 meeting, following release of the staff report on Nov 6.
Monday, November 10, 5:00 PM
GCSD meeting room, 504 Ave Alhambra, third floor, El Granada
11/10/14 MCC minutes
SMC Planning Commission will consider approval of development permits for the Big Wave North Parcel Alternative at a Public Hearing Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 5:00 PM, at El Granada Elementary School.
Agenda - Staff Report - EIR Addendum - [meeting video]
MCC regular meeting for November 12 is canceled.
MCC will hold a special meeting Monday, November 10, at 5pm, to approve comments to the Planning Commission. [MCC comments approved 7-0]
Major project revisions have been made since the County’s informational presentations and EIR Addendum last August. With no reduction in square footage, the number of buildings has been reduced from 9 to 4 larger ones. The Business Park is now proposed as 3 buildings, totaling 162,000 s/f, consisting of 108, ~1500 s/f business condominiums. The Wellness Center, previously 70,500 s/f in 4 buildings plus a 27,000 s/f industrial/storage building for commercial lease income, now incorporates all of that in one 97,500 s/f building, with the public commercial uses on the ground floor in front and the entrance to the Wellness Center hidden away in the back by an indirect route around behind the Business Center.
The footprint of each building would fill an entire block in Princeton.
The parking lot is longer than the distance all the way across Princeton from the beach to the Stanford/Airport intersection.
Coastside Design Review Committee (CDRC) special meeting Monday, November 3 (agenda), will consider these major design revisions (CDRC letters 9/4, 10/7, 10/28). [Update 11/4: CDRC recommended denial 2-1]
Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Addendum was circulated for public comment during August. (MCC 8/27/14 comments)
[Update 11/6: Final EIR Addendum (33MB) includes comments received, response to comments, and the October project re-design.]
Coastside Design Review Committee, at their November 3 special meeting, voted 2-1 to recommend denial of the Design Review Permit. This is not a denial of the project as a whole, but a recommendation to the Planning Commission.
Planning Commission was presented with yet another project design at tonight's hearing (not the 4-building version in the staff report), with buildings divided again into 8. They decided to allow time for Design Review, MCC, Coastal Commission staff, and the public to see clear detailed and firm plans and weigh in before they consider a decision. They will consider the new plan at their January 14 meeting, which is the next available opportunity due to booked December meetings and the holidays. Large turnout tonight with many speakers on both sides of the issue.
Planning Commision Nov 12 meeting video