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Thursday, November 5, 2009

L.A. County Rim of the Valley parks update:

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Threats and gifts for Sept. to November 2009

HIGHLIGHTS:

THREATS TO THE HILLS ABOVE MALIBU AND EAST SIDE OF CITY OF SANTA CLARITA

PURCHASE AND DONATION OF OVER 150 ACRES IN THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS AND SANTA CLARITA/AGUA DULCE/ACTON AREAS

--CRUZAN MESA--Development and preservation of habitat

--80 acre gift in Stokes Canyon, upper Malibu Creek near Calabasas

--150 acre—5 home housing tract proposed in hills above Malibu


SANTA CLARITA VALLEY:

DEVELOPMENT ON CRUZAN MESA VERNAL POOLS HABOITAT--SMMC 10/5/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing a comment letter to Los Angeles County on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Skyline Ranch Project, Cruzan Mesa, unincorporated Los Angeles County, sch No. 2004101090. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Comment Letter]

DEVELOPMENT—GENERAL PLAN--SMMC 10/5/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing a comment letter to Los Angeles County on the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Report for the Santa Clarita Valley Area Plan Update - One Valley One Vision, sch No. 2008071119. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 1A] [Attachment 2A]

1.6 acre CONSERVATION EASEMENT--MRCA 11/4/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of an approximately 1.6-acre mitigation project conservation easement along Hasley Canyon Creek on APNs 3247-032-035 and 3247-032-051 and acceptance of processing fee, Hasley Canyon, unincorporated Santa Clarita area. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Map 3] [Attachment]

74 acres--MRCA 10/7/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing the expenditure of SMM-0742 funds to purchase parcels in Los Angeles County Chapter 8 Agreements 2535 and 2592, unincorporated los Angeles County. [Map 1] [Map 2] [Map 3] [Staff Report] [Resolution]


SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS:

MRCA 9/2/2009--Consideration of resolution amending Resolution No. 09-98 to authorize the use of Proposition A funds for the acquisition of APN 2260-014-006, for the Coastal Slope Trail, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map]

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DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL OF 150 ACRES ABOVE SWEETWATER MESACENTRAL MALIBU, BY “THE EDGE”, GUITARIST IN THE BAND U2--SMMC 10/5/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing a comment letter(s) to the California Coastal Commission on the following five related projects and lot line adjustment in the Sweetwater Mesa Road area in the unincorporated Malibu area: (a). Application No. 4-07-067 Lunch Properties lllp; (b) Application No. 4-07-068 Vera Properties lllp; (c) Application No. 4-07-146 Mulryan Properties lllp; (d) Application No. 4-07-147 Morleigh Properties lllp; (e) Application No. 4-07-148 Mulryan Properties lllp and Morleigh Properties lllp, and (f) Application No. 4-08-043 Ronan Properties lllp. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Comment Letter]


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½ ACRE--MRCA 10/7/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing the acceptance of APN 2290-025-021, approximately 0.5 acres as a donation, Encino area of Los Angeles. [Map 1] [Map 2] [Staff Report] [Resolution]

MRCA 10/7/2009--Consideration of resolution amending Resolution No. 07-155 to refine the list of potential City-owned surplus properties authorized to be acquired in Beverly Glen and authorizing entering into an agreement with the City of Los Angeles assuring that a portion of the City's proceeds shall be used for the acquisition of all or portions of APNs 5565-003-036, 037, 038, 039, 040 and 041 in Laurel Canyon. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Map 2] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4]

1.73 ACRES--MRCA 10/7/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing the use of Santa Monica Mountains Open Space Preservation Assessment District No. 2 (Area G) funds to acquire APN 2290-025-020 comprised of 1.73 acres in Encino, City of Los Angeles. Negotiators: David Zanath, Bank of Arizona and Joseph T. Edmiston. Under consideration: price and terms. (This subsection of the item may be heard in closed session pursuant to the Government Code § 54956.8). [Staff Report] [Resolution]

MRCA 11/4/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of the offers to dedicate scenic easements associated with Coastal Development Permit No. 5-84-137 and 5-84-732 (J.D. Stout Co.), in and around Escondido Canyon, Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2]

½ ACRE--MRCA 11/4/2009--Consideration resolution authorizing acceptance of an approximately 0.5-acre conservation easement for cross-Mulholland Drive wildlife movement purposes on APN 4385-021-010, Benedict Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map]

DEVELOPMENT AND LAND GIFT--MRCA 11/4/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing co-application to the California Coastal Commission (application number 4-08-075) for a Coastal Development Permit for redivision of three parcels pursuant to early donation of APN 4438-034-905 as an approximately 10-acre fee-simple mitigation parcel, and acceptance of processing fee, Las Flores Canyon and Topanga Canyon watersheds. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Attachment]

80 ACRE DONATION--MRCA 11/4/2009--Consideration of resolution authorizing the acceptance of an 80-acre donation in Stokes Canyon, APNs 4455-014-005 and 4455-027-001, Calabasas. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2]

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