MCC Meetings                    

May 27, 2015, MCC 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 

Vacancies - Get Involved
Coastside Design Review Committee
Midcoast Community Council

The County is developing a Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan (CTMP) to address cumulative traffic impacts of Midcoast development on Highway 1 & 92. 
Project planner is James Hinkamp
Transportation Alternatives, draft report April 2015
      Public Workshop April 15 - commentsgroup statement
      Briefing to MCC April 8 - presentation - video @32 min - minutes
Buildout Analysis & Traffic Projections Report, Dec 2014
      Comments from Committee for Green Foothills
Related studies & projects: Hwy 1 Issues Page.


Midcoast At-Grade Crossings, Raised Medians, Left Turn Lanes
Preliminary Planning Study - attachments
Design alternatives summary
MCC comments 4/28/15
Community Workshop March 11 - video.
More info & earlier comments:  MCC Highway 1 Issues Page.


Montara Coast - Public Access & Views

Private encroachments into the 7th St right-of-way diminish public coastal access & views.  Online petition - personal comments.
On Feb 25 the Planning Commission approved 7th St fence removal & new encroaching fence.
New encroaching fence appealed to Board of Supervisors by Montara resident. April 28 hearing postponed


Comprehensive planning update of Princeton area land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations. Project planner is Summer Burlison,
Preferred Plan & Policy Framework -- Miss the April workshop? Review the presentation boards here and share your ideas.
Project website  --  MCC Princeton Issues Page


Pillar Point Harbor Issues

RV Park: MCC 1/28/15 letter - images.
District Priorities: MCC 7/9/14 letter - Overview Presentation.
Dredging/Beach Replenishment:
MCC 9/10/13 letter.

 Midcoast Water Pollution Reduction Program

What’s in the water and what we can do to help protect our watershed and the marine reserve – Newsletter 2014.

















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MCC Special Meeting (Retreat) Jan 17, 10AM

The annual MCC Administrative and Planning Retreat will be held Saturday, January 17, starting at 10:00 AM at Granada Community Services District, 504 Alhambra, third floor, El Granada.  The public is welcome. Supervisor Horsley will attend during the first hour to discuss his 2015 priorities for the Midcoast.  AGENDA


MCC Special Meeting Monday, Jan. 12, 7pm

January 12 Special Meeting replaces the January 14 Regular Meeting, which is canceled due to conflict with Planning Commision Coastside meeting that evening on Big Wave Project.   

Titans of Mavericks
Big Wave revised North Parcel Alternative 
     1/14/15 PC Staff Report -- MCC comments (approved)
Office copier replacement

Consent Agenda: Minutes for 12/10/14
     Request Streetlight Removal, bluff end of Beach St, Moss Beach  

Location: GCSD meeting room, 504 Ave Alhambra, third floor, El Granada


Big Wave Project at Planning Commission Jan 14

SMC Planning Commission will consider approval of development permits for the revised Big Wave North Parcel Alternative at a Public Hearing 

January 14, 2015, 5:00 PM, at El Granada Elementary School.
Agenda - Staff Report

MCC regular meeting for this date is canceled.


“Brews & Views” Jan 8: Connect the Coastside

Supervisor Don Horsley and Project Outreach Manager Kendall Flint will present an update and participate in a group discussion on Connect the Coastside, a Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan that will identify programs and improvements along Highway 1 and Highway 92 to accommodate the Midcoast’s future transportation needs. Hear about preliminary study results and key transportation issues and challenges facing the Coastside. Project website -- November newsletter.

Thursday, January 8, 6pm – 8pm
HMB Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Road, Princeton


Fitzgerald Marine Reserve Water Quality Survey

What’s in our stormwater runoff and what can we do to help protect our watershed and the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve Area of Special Biological Significance (ASBS)?  Please take the online survey provided by the County’s Fitzgerald ASBS Pollution Reduction Program.  Thanks!


New Granada Fire Station: Fire Board Meeting Dec 23

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.


Sale of Seton Hospital: Public Meeting Jan 9 

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. (415) 703-5652.

Written comments may be submitted to Attorney General's Office by Jan 12:
Email, or mail:
Scott Chan, Deputy Attorney General
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 11000
San Francisco, CA 94102 


Local Trails Affected by Heavy Rains

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.


MCC Meeting December 10, 7pm

Midcoast Parklands Access and Parking Study (memo - presentation)

Big Wave North Parcel Alternative 8-Building Option
11/26/14 Project Referral/plans - MCC comments 12/10/14 (approved)
Big Wave Issues Page - earlier MCC comments: 11/10/148/27/14

Consent Agenda: Minutes for 10/22/14 & 11/10/14
                           Treasurer's Report for 12/10/14
Location: GCSD meeting room, 504 Ave Alhambra, third floor, El Granada


Oceano Hotel Plans New Wedding Building

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.)