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Monday, February 16, 2009

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L.A. Basin and Mountain Parks Update:



2/11/2009 Meeting Highlights of the Mountains Restoration and Conservation Authority:

BALLONA CREEK TRAIL LOOP

TRANCAS CANYON

BIG TUJUNGA WASH

ELYSIAN PARK

http://mrca.ca.gov/attachment.asp?agendaid=163

VIII. Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation funds to the California Department of Parks and Recreation for planning and construction activities associated with the Ballona Creek to Parks Connection Loop Project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment]

IX.
Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of an offer to dedicate a trail easement and an offer to dedicate open space easement, Trancas Town Ltd./5-91-754 (portion of APN 4470-012-045), west of Trancas Canyon, Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map]

X.
Consideration of resolution authorizing all actions necessary to accept approximately 260-acre Big Tujunga Wash open space dedication, including, but not limited to, the formation of a Community Facilities District or Landscape Maintenance District to fund maintenance and required environmental mitigation measures, entering into agreements with the Angeles National Golf Course and/or the City of Los Angeles, and acceptance of funding for all said purposes. [Map] [Staff Report]

XI.
Consideration of resolution authorizing: (a) conditional acceptance of open space lot number 16 from Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. 62900-SL-1A, 2400 Allesandro Street and 2005 and 2021 W. Elmoran Street in either fee simple or a conservation easement, (b) acceptance of trail easements on said property, (c) acceptance of funds to construct said trails and other improvements, and (d) assumption of maintenance responsibility for said open space lot pending condition of approval and mitigation measure requiring adequate payment to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority via adequately worded and recorded CC & R’s for City of Los Angeles required Homeowners Association, Elysian Park. [Map] [Staff Report] [Resolution]

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Upcoming 2/23/2009 Meeting of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

HIGHLIGHTS:
BIG TUJUNGA WASH
SANTA SUSANA MOUNTAINS

http://smmc.ca.gov/attachment.asp?agendaid=241

Consideration of resolution authorizing comment letters to the City of Los Angeles and the California Department of Fish and Game regarding the transfer of Big Tujunga Wash open space dedication from the Angeles National Golf Club, 9401 Foothill Boulevard, Sunland-Tujunga. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Map 1] [Map 2]

Consideration of resolution authorizing a Draft Environmental Impact Report comment letter to the California Department of Transportation regarding Santa Clarita Woodlands Park mitigation measures for the I-5 hov and Truck Lane Widening Project (sr-14 to Parker Road), Santa Clara River Watershed. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] [Map]

Consideration of resolution authorizing a grant of deposited mitigation funds (Alamos Canyon ilf-Corps No. 200400766-mdc) from the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Fund to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for implementation of the Gopher Canyon riparian habitat restoration and creation project in the Brown's Canyon watershed, unincorporated Los Angeles County, Chatsworth area. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Map]

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