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 9:30AM.
See Archives for past meetings with video links.

Candidate Forums 2018

October 10: 7:00 pm Harbor District  -  Video
                    8:15pm Cabrillo School Board  -  Video
October 16: 7:00 pm Granada Community Services District - Video
                    8:15 pm Montara Water & Sanitary District - Video


Focus Topics

Introduction to Local Government:              District boundaries, services provided, decision-making bodies.

Land Use Planning & Development Approval Process

Transportation Planning & Projects


Coastside Design Review Committee
openings for Miramar and Montara


Cypress Point Affordable Housing Community 
Proposed 71-unit affordable housing community at Carlos/Sierra in Moss Beach - 
See MCC Affordable Housing page.


Dunes Beach Hotel/RV in HMB
MCC news post -- CGF comments -- City webpage on proposal


A Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan is being developed to address cumulative traffic impacts of Midcoast development on Highway 1 & 92. Final draft expected for review/adoption early 2019.


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. 


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


Vallemar Bluff 4-House Development



Comprehensive planning update of Princeton area land use plans, development polices and zoning regulations began in 2013. Draft plan for public review: early 2019.


Half Moon Bay Local Coastal Program Update

City Council hopes to approve updated LCP Land Use Plan to be submitted to the Coastal Commission for certification by Oct 2018. 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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MCC Special Meeting June 20, 2012

6/20/12 MCC special meeting AGENDA continues all items from the June 13 meeting:

Highway 1 Safety & Mobility Study Action Plan
Moss Beach Hwy 1 lighting improvements (see supporting docs for 6/13)
MCC representation on C/CAG Airport Land Use Committee (ALUC)
New MCC website

In addition, a grant application being developed by the County for median improvements to Highway 1 in the Midcoast will be discussed.  The Highway 1 Safety & Mobility Study contains conceptual plans for proposed left-turn lanes, medians, and crossings (compiled here) which are the type of improvements eligible for the grant funding.

LETTER (approved) in support of grant application for Hwy 1 improvements


MCC Agenda for June 13, 2012

AGENDA highlights for 6/13/12 are:

Highway 1 Safety & Mobility Study – discussion and comment on County’s draft ACTION PLAN for implementation of both Phase 1 & 2 of the study.

Proposed letter to Caltrans in support of improved street lighting on Highway 1 in Moss Beach. (Supporting docs: Supervisor Horsley 4/26 letter to Caltrans, Caltrans reply, Moss Beach Hwy1 lighting survey)

MCC representation on C/CAG Airport Land Use Committee (ALUC) – select an MCC rep and alternate in anticipation of C/CAG approval.

New MCC Website – approve a name and first-year budget for the new website.  New website policy draft

7/16/12 Followup letter from Supervisor Horsley to Caltrans on Moss Beach Hwy 1 lighting
9/20/12 Followup letter from Caltrans to Supervisor Horsley on Moss Beach Hwy 1 lighting, and Hwy 1 Safety/Mobility implementation


Midcoast "Rural Community Investment Area" considered by ABAG

ABAG (Association of Bay Area Governments) Agenda for their June 6 Regional Planning Committee meeting includes a draft proposal for new designation for the Midcoast.  Instead of the controversial Priority Development Area (PDA) designation proposed earlier this year, the staff is proposing "Rural Community Investment Area".  Details here. 

UPDATE 7/27/12:  The Midcoast has 5 Rural Community Investment Areas (RCIAs): Northern Montara, Moss Beach, Princeton, El Granada, and Miramar (acreage is limited - see maps).  Projects supported by any future funding under the RCIA designation should improve the pedestrian environment, enhance access for bicyclists and transit riders, and provide innovative ways to reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled.  The scale and costs of these projects would be consistent with the existing character and planned densities of the Midcoast.


Coastal Trail Committee Meeting June 7, 2012

The CCT Committee will meet on June 7 at 7:30pm. The location has yet to be determined. The committee objective is working with the community and county to establish a conceptual plan for the California Coastal Trail for the northern portion of the Midcoast from Pillar Point to Devil's slide. Primary emphasis will be given to the communities of Moss Beach and Montara.

In addition this meeting will discuss the Midcoast Parallel (Multi-modal) trail to help organize input for discussion of this topic at the next regular MCC meeting, June 13.

Those interested in participating should send a note to Len Erickson  committee chair.

UPDATE:  Meeting changed to Thursday, June 7, 7:30pm, at Granada Sanitary District office


MCC Agenda for May 23, 2012

5/23/12 MCC meeting at Seton will start early at 7:00 pm. Supervisor Horsley will attend.  The two main AGENDA items are:

Deputy Planning Director Steve Monowitz will make a presentation and take comments on the Draft Scope of Work for the Planning & Zoning update the County is initiating for the greater Princeton area (covering Pillar Point Harbor, HMB Airport, and lands to the west -- see Princeton Planning Effort Map )

Highway 1 Study – Steve will also discuss the process for finalizing the Phase 2 Hwy 1 Safety & Mobility Study and a Draft Action Plan for implementing both phases.  

Attached here are related 4/25/12 MCC presentations:

Princeton Zoning  ..Princeton Erosion



MCC Agenda for May 9, 2012

Montara 7th Street coastal access fence PresentationLetter (approved), & background correspondence (MCC 3/14/11, County Counsel 3/7/12)
Midcoast Industrial Zoning - follow up from 4/25/12 meeting
MCC representation on Airport Land Use Committee (ALUC) LETTER
MCC designee to Midcoast Park Lands (MPL)


MCC Agenda for April 25, 2012

Midcoast Industrial Zoning PRESENTATION
MCC California Coastal Trail Midcoast Committee formation
Princeton Shoreline Erosion  PRESENTATION and LETTER (approved)
MCC Facebook Page Policy (approved)


"Donuts with Don" April 20, 2012

Coastside office hours with Supervisor Don Horsley, Friday 4/20, 10-12AM, Moss Beach Sheriff substation. Drop by or call for appointment 363-4569.


MCC Agenda for April 11, 2012

Attributes for Coastside Design Review Committee member (Approved)
Princeton Shoreline Erosion presentation
Coastside Transit Committee MCC representative
MCC Facebook Page


MCC Agenda for April 7, 2012

4/7/12 (special meeting)  AGENDA -- MINUTES
Discussion with Supervisor Horsley on improving communication and planning process.