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August 3

Agenda

I. Call to order.
II. Roll Call.
III. Public Testimony on all agenda items and public comment on matters not on the agenda.
IV. Approval of Minutes. [Draft 2-2-11 Minutes] [Draft 6-1-11 Minutes] [Draft 7-6-11 Minutes]
V. Reports from Staff.
VI. Consent Calendar:
  (a) Consideration of resolution adopting the MRCA Warrant Disbursements for the period of June 29, 2011 to July 26, 2011. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]
  (b) Consideration of resolution authorizing entering into an agreement with Trust for Public Land accepting responsibility for on-going operations and maintenance at Aliso Confluence Park, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2]
VII. Discussion, update, and possible action on acquisition of La Rocha properties, APNs 5576-009-055, 056, 057, 058, 059, 060, 061, 062, 063, and 064, Hollywood Dell, Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Map 1] [Map 2]
VIII. Consideration of resolution confirming staff application for, and authorizing acceptance of, a grant of mitigation funds (West Sylmar Overhead on Interstate Route 5/14 Corps No. SPL-2006-852-PHT) from the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for a riparian habitat restoration and creation project on Authority property in the Los Angeles River watershed. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2]
IX. Consideration of resolution authorizing acquisition of Elephant Hill Open Space (APNs 5306-006-906, 907, 908, 909, 910; 5306-017-905, 906, 907, 908, 909; 5307-023-901, 906, 907, 916, 917, 918; 5306-006-912, 5306-007-900), El Sereno, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map]
X. Consideration of resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to submit an application to the City of Malibu for amendment to the Malibu Local Coastal Program pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 30515. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]
XI. Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of transfer of Geffen vertical access way located at 22126 Pacific Coast Highway , City of Malibu from Access for All. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]
XII. Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of assignment of State Coastal Conservancy grant funds for operation of Geffen vertical access way. [Staff Report] [Resolution]
XIII. Consideration of resolution authorizing the acceptance of donation of APNs 4383-029-001 and 002 totaling 8.87 acres in Beverly Glen and Benedict Canyons, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1]
XIV. Closed Session. The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority may hold a closed session on the following items pursuant to Government Code §§ 54956.8 and 54956.9 Confidential memoranda related to these items may be considered during such closed session discussions. Conference with legal counsel. Number of cases: thirteen (13). (1) Santa Monica Mountains and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority v. City of Malibu, and related litigation; (2) City of Malibu v. California Coastal Commission, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Case No. BS121650; (3) City of Malibu v. California Coastal Commission, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Case No. BS12922; (4) Friends of Temescal Pool v. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Case No. BC405252; (5) Malibu-Encinal Homeowners Association v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Case No. BC431798; (6) Estwick v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Case No. BC434783; (7) Reuben v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority; (8) Ramirez Canyon Preservation Fund v. Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Case No. BS127089; (9) Ramirez Canyon Preservation Fund v. California Coastal Commission, Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority and Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, Case No. BS121820; (10) Ramirez Canyon Preservation Fund v. California Coastal Commission, Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Case No. BS129503; (11) Morris v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority and Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy; (12) Grant v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, and (13) Kaufman v. Mountains Recreation and Conservation (two cases). Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.95: conference with legal counsel regarding claim made pursuant to the Government Tort Claims Act. Claimant: Danny Everett. Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.95: conference with legal counsel regarding claim made pursuant to the Government Tort Claims Act. Claimant: Galen Mogtaderi. Pursuant to Government Code section 54957(a), consultation with MRCA Chief Ranger regarding camp security and potential threats to public facilities operated by MRCA.
XV. Announcement of future meetings and adjournment.