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May 4

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. Reports from Staff.
V. Consent Calendar:
  (a) Consideration of resolution adopting the MRCA Warrant Disbursements for the period of March 31, 2011 to April 27, 2011. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]
  (b) Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of the offers to dedicate trail easements associated with Coastal Development Permit Nos. 5-89-133 (Stiepel), 5-89-1149 (Thorne), 5-87-983 (Forge), 5-89-260 (Norman), 5-90-106 (Niemier), 5-89-124 (Ashley), 5-89-123 (Ashley), incorporated and unincorporated Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Map 2]
  (c) Consideration of resolution authorizing a contract to Brett Goldstone to supply artistic fence panels for the Compton Creek-Washington Elementary School Natural Park project. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Resolution]
  (d) Consideration of resolution authorizing a professional services contract with Interwest Consulting Group for construction management and inspections services for the Compton Creek-Washington Elementary School Natural Park project. [Staff Report]
  (e) Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of donation of approximately 1.09 acres of natural land, APN 2569-022-054, between La Crescenta and Tujunga, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map]
  (f) Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of multiple conservation easements totaling approximately 11 acres from the University Village project over APN 521-0-031-140 and acceptance of processing funds, Thousand Oaks. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Map 2]
VI. MRCA Cash Report for the 3rd quarter of Fiscal Year 2010-2011, as required under Section 11.4(d) of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement. [Staff Report] [Cash Report]
VII. Consideration of resolution adopting Fiscal Year 2011-2012 MRCA Workprogram. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map]
VIII. Consideration of resolution concerning public benefits program associated with Coastal Development Permit application numbers 4-10-040, 4-10-041, 4-10-042, 4-10-043, 4-10-044, and 4-10-045 (formerly application numbers 4-07-067, 4-07-068, 4-07-146, 4-07-147, 4-07-148 and 4-08-043) and authorize entering into an agreement to secure such public benefits, Sweetwater Mesa, unincorporated Malibu area. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Map 3]
IX. Consideration of resolution requesting augmentation from the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy of grant SMM-0839 for ranger interpretation. [Staff Report] [Resolution]
X. Consideration of resolution requesting that the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy augment grant SMM- 0757 (Proposition 84) for Fuel Hazard Reduction for protection and restoration of parklands managed by the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority. [Staff Report] [Resolution]
XI. Consideration of resolution authorizing requesting budget augmentation and scope revisions for grant SMM-0853 from the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. [Staff Report] [Resolution]
XII. Consideration of resolution authorizing application to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for grant funds for improvements to the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens. [Staff Report] [Resolution]
XIII. Consideration of resolution authorizing application to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for grant funds for landscape improvements at King Gillette Ranch. [Staff Report] [Resolution]
XIV. Consideration of resolution authorizing granting a utility easement to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District for a fire protection water line serving the Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]
XV. Consideration of resolution of a contract with Big-D Construction for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch. [Staff Report] [Resolution]
XVI. Consideration of resolution authorizing acquisition of APN 2816-031-001 totaling 9.3 acres using in lieu mitigation fees, Santa Susana Mountains, Devil Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map]
XVII. 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.
XVIII. Announcement of future meetings and adjournment.