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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Land Buys and Development Threats in L.A./Ventura Mountains...

Saving Tujunga, Paving of Newhall were on the Conservancy agendas in June-July

Taken from the agendas for the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Mountains Recreation and Parks Authority for June and July of 2010

KEY PROPERTIES:


9 ACRES SAVED IN BIG TUJUNGA WASH
NEWHALL RANCH DEVELOPMENT PLANS
ASSORTED SMALL PARCELS IN THE L.A CITY PORTION OF THE SM MOUNTAINS

6/28/2010-SMMC--Consideration of resolution authorizing a letter supporting designation of additional wilderness area and wild rivers in the Angeles National Forest. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Comment Letter] [Attachment ] [Map

6/28/2010-SMMC--Consideration of resolution retroactively authorizing a comment letter on the Mitigated Negative Declaration for a RV and contractor storage facility at 890-900 West Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map


7/26/2010--SMMC--Consideration of resolution authorizing a comment letter on the Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report for the Entrada Project, County Project No. 00-210-(5), Santa Clarita. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map

7/26/2010--SMMC--Consideration of resolution authorizing a comment letter on the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Newhall Ranch Resource Management and Development Plan and Spineflower Conservation Plan, Los Angeles County. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] [Attachment 6] [Attachment 7] [Attachment 8] [Attachment 9



7/26/2010--SMMC--Consideration of resolution authorizing the City of Los Angeles to expend funds from the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Trust Fund to assist the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority’s acquisition of apns 5565-003-036, 037, 038, 039, 040 and 041, located at the southwest corner of Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Mulholland Drive. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2

6/2/2010--MRCA--Consideration of resolution adopting FY 10/11 MRCA Workprogram. [Map]

6/2/2010--MRCA--Consideration of resolution authorizing the acceptance of a donation of all or a portion of APN 4493-015-007, adjacent to the Hilton Open Space, Mandeville Canyon. [Map] [Staff Report] [Resolution]

6/2/2010--MRCA--Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of a conservation easement, or fee simple title if maintenance issues are addressed, over APN 5565-025-001 in Laurel Canyon north of Willow Glen Road and acceptance of maintenance funding, City of Los Angeles. [Map] [Staff Report] [Resolution]


7/7/2010--MRCA--Consideration of resolution authorizing the acceptance of conservation easements over portions of of APNs 2172-025-012, 013, and 060, resulting from the vacation of a 20-foot wide public walk by the City of Los Angeles, adjacent to Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy-owned Serrania Ridge section of Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway Park, Woodland Hills. [Map 1] [Map 2] [Staff Report] [Resolution]

7/7/2010--MRCA--Consideration of resolution authorizing a transfer of an approximately 2,014 square feet permanent street dedication easement at the Confluence Park property (APN 5415-001-900) to the City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution]

7/7/2010--MRCA--Consideration of resolution authorizing acceptance of a conservation easement over a portion of APN 5570-024-064, not to exceed 0.20 acres, for wildlife movement purposes, adjacent to Briar Summit Open Space Preserve, Nichols Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Attachment] [Map] [Map 2] [Attachment 2] [Staff Report] [Resolution]

7/7/2010--MRCA--Consideration of resolution authorizing the use of in-lieu mitigation fee funds to acquire 9.56 acres (APN 2552-002-006) in the Big Tujunga Wash, City of Los Angeles. Negotiators: Joseph T. Edmiston, Scott Covington, and David McSwain of the Hoffman Company. Under consideration: price and terms. (This item may be heard in closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8) [Map 1] [Map 2] [Staff Report] [Resolution]

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