MCC Meetings            

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

Harbor Village RV Park
50-space facility proposed at Capistrano & Hwy 1


Coastside Design Review Committee vacancies
Miramar Rep & Alternate, deadline Apr 27
Montara alternate, deadline June 15


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 roundabout evaluation - 10% design - MCC review


Quarry Park Master Plan
(includes Mirada Surf -- park map)
County Parks is developing this document that will help guide park improvements over a period of at least 20 years. Draft Master Plan community meeting April 24, 2018, 7-9pm, El Granada Elementary School.


Vallemar Bluff 4-House Development


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


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 spring 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.


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.


SFO Aircraft Noise

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


















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Fire Board Candidates' Forum 3/20, 7pm, at Seton

MCC Special Meeting on March 20, 2013, 7pm:  Fire Board Candidates' Forum co-sponsored by MCC and League of Women Voters. (AGENDA)

Location:  Seton Coastside, Marine Blvd & Etheldore, Moss Beach.  Per hospital policy, attendees must park in the upper lot (first left going uphill to Seton).  

See also 9/12/12 debate between Fire Board Directors Alifano (against CalFire) and Burke (pro CalFire). Debate starts about half hour into the meeting.


MCC March 13 Meeting Canceled

The regular meeting of the Midcoast Community Council for Wednesday, March 13, 2013, has been canceled.

Tentative Future Agendas:

March 20:  Special Meeting - Fire Board Candidates Forum
(7 PM, at Seton Medical Center Coastside, Moss Beach)

March 27
Montara Coast Access/Views (Dep.Co.Mgr. Peggy Jensen)
Hop Dogma Brewing Co, El Granada
MCC Treasurer Procedures

April 10
SamTrans Final Draft Service Plan
GGNRA Update

April 24
County Parks Presentation on Current and Future Midcoast Projects.



Donuts with Don 3/15/13

Supervisor Don Horsley will hold Coastside office hours Friday, March 15, from 10 AM to noon, at the Sheriff’s substation, at Hwy 1 and California Ave. in Moss Beach. Constituents may drop by any time, or may call for an appointment 650-363-4569.


County Spending Priorities Survey

Voter-approved Measure A sales tax revenue will be coming to the County starting in April.  Take the survey and let the County know what your priorities are for this money.  Survey results will be reported to the Board of Supervisors at their next meeting.


Harbor District Annual Strategic Planning Workshop 3/6/13

Harbor District annual Strategic Planning, Finance & Priorities Workshop

March 6, Wednesday, 9-3 at HMB Yacht Club, 214 Princeton Ave.

Agenda and supporting documents
Commissioner Brennan's presentation on need for Harbor Master Plan update.


Rancho volunteer day Saturday, March 2

The National Park Service will hold its first drop-in volunteer day at Rancho Corral de Tierra on Saturday, March 2, 2013, from 9 to noon. Tasks will include maintenance of fencing along the trail corridor, as well as removal of invasive French broom. Volunteers ages 10 and up are welcome. Work is suitable for all abilities; training and tools will be provided.

Experience an exciting morning of trail restoration and volunteering in your National Park! Protect Rancho's natural resources, and have fun with your neighbors! Volunteers are encouraged to walk, bike, or carpool to the meeting location, and numbers will be limited to minimize impact on the surrounding neighborhood.  Registration is required.


MCC Meeting 2/27/13, 7pm, GSD

Granada Sanitary District (GSD), 504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd Floor, El Granada.
Regular AGENDA items for discussion and possible action, with links to supporting documents:
MCC Treasurer Action Items:
--Elect new MCC Treasurer
--Approve acceptance of annual MCC $3,000 appropriation from County (1, 2)
--Approve DRAFT Treasurer Procedures
MCC Regular Meeting Place Change to Granada Sanitary District (1, 2, 3)
MCC Meeting Start Time Change to 7:00 PM 
Cancellation of MCC March 13, 2013, Regular Meeting
UPDATE:  2/27/13  MINUTES  --  VIDEO



County Parks Draft Strategic Plan

San Mateo County Parks new draft Strategic Plan provides a 5-year road map to accommodate the future needs of the parks and their visitors. 

On March 7, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., the San Mateo County Parks Commission and the Board of Supervisors' Parks Subcommittee (Horsley and Pine) will be holding a joint meeting to discuss the Draft Strategic Plan and receive public comments and input on it.  The meeting will be held at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 400 County Center, Redwood City.   You may also submit comments via email by February 26.


MCC Meeting 2/13/13, 7pm, GSD

Granada Sanitary District (GSD), 504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd Floor, El Granada.

AGENDA highlights (with links to supporting documents):

Highway 1 Parallel Trail segment priority for TA Measure A funding (background  --  comment Erickson)

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve - review of infrastructure projects and natural resource protection issues. (presentation)

Letter (approved) in support of County's Transportation Planning Grant application (item on Consent Agenda - background)

UPDATE:  2/13/13  MINUTES  --  VIDEO


FMR Trail & Bridge Opening Event 2/13/13

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve’s California Coastal Trail Grand Opening Event will be Wednesday, February 13 at 10AM.  Meet at the FMR parking lot in Moss Beach.  After welcome and remarks by project partners (County and State Parks and Coastal Conservancy), guests are invited to explore the trail.

The trail has been closed since last October for grading for handicap accessibility, widening, paving, and a new bridge across San Vicente Creek. The late season start led to lengthy weather delays and stormwater runoff overwhelming erosion protection measures.  On 2/12/13, the Board of Supervisors is expected to approve contract changes authorizing a $32,000 cost overrun and extension of time to complete the project.