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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

L.A. and Ventura Mountain land deals...


SMMC AND MRCA LAND PURCHASES AND DEVELOPMENT BATTLES FOR FEBRUARY-APRIL 2013

...from the agendas of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority

TOPANGA:

Project Agreement with the Los Angeles County Regional Parks and Open Space District for the Summit Valley - Mulholland Gateway Park Gap Closure Project, Topanga Canyon watershed, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 3/6/2013

project planning and design grant for the upper Topanga watershed project, Santa Monica Mountains, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

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MALIBU AND L.A. COUNTY PORTION OF SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS:

acquisition of 31 lots in an unincorporated area of Escondido Canyon totaling approximately 98 acres. [Staff Report] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Resolution] MRCA 2/6/2013

acquisition of 31 parcels totaling 86 acres in Escondido Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 2/25/2013

acquisition of APNs 4461-035-001 and 004, Escondido Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] MRCA 2/6/2013 --adds in 2 parcels left out of 11/7/2012 resolution for 98 acres total

acquisition of APNs 4453-020-008 and 4453-016-008 totaling approximately 27 acres in the Carbon Canyon watershed, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 2/6/2013

public access improvements to Las Tunas Beach, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Map 2] MRCA 2/6/2013

comment letter to California Coastal Commission regarding Cease and Desist Order Amendment No. CCC-09-CD-01-A, Lisette Ackerberg Trust, including for beach access easements, 22466 and 22500 Pacific Coast Highway, Carbon Beach, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 3/6/2013

acceptance of a coastal access easement over a portion of the property located at 22548 Pacific Coast Highway, City of Malibu. [Map] [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 4/3/2013

project planning and design grant for the Escondido to Ramirez Canyon habitat and trail linkage project, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

project planning and design grant for the Little Sycamore to Encinal Canyon Coastal Slope trail zone project, Santa Monica Mountains, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

project planning and design grant for the upper Malibu Canyon tributaries project, Santa Monica Mountains, unincorporated Los Angeles County and cities of Calabasas and Agoura Hills. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

acquisition of APN 4465-004-045 and 4465-004-084 in the Ramirez Canyon watershed, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

comment letter to the City of Malibu regarding 24024 Malibu Road Project. [Comment Letter] [Attachment] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] [Attachment 6] [Attachment 7] [Resolution] [Attachment 8] [Attachment 9] SMMC 2/25/2013

(a) acceptance of proceeds from the Estate of Edith Carrillo for the acquisition of public parkland and (b) entering into an agreement with the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority to complete the acquisition and take title to the property. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] SMMC 2/25/2013

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INLAND SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS:

comment letter to the City of Calabasas on 17 acre project and Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration, 23401 Mulholland Highway, Dry Creek Canyon watershed. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Map] SMMC 2/25/2013

comment letter to Los Angeles County regarding the Canyon at Triunfo project, 3324 and 3272 Triunfo Canyon Road, SCH No. 2012111061, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 2/25/2013

acquisition of APNs 2063-004-023, 024 and 025 totaling approximately 525 acres in the Triunfo Canyon watershed, unincorporated Los Angeles County and entering into a Project Agreement with the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District for said parcels. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 2/6/2013
[Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map] SMMC 2/25/2013


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L.A. CITY PORTION OF SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS:

acquisition of APN 2076-017-025 totaling approximately 5.3 acres in Woodland Hills using funds from Santa Monica Mountains Open Space Preservation Assessment District No.2. Negotiators: Joseph T. Edmiston and Kristine Dekreon. Under consideration: price and terms. (This item may be heard in closed session pursuant to § 54956.8 of the Government Code.) [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 2/6/2013

acquisition of APNs 2172-028-027, 028, 029 totaling approximately 0.5 acres in Woodland Hills using funds from Santa Monica Mountains Open Space Preservation Assessment District No. 2. Negotiators: Joseph T. Edmiston and Shawna and Arnold Verbiesen. Under consideration: price and terms. (This item may be heard in closed session pursuant to § 54956.8 of the Government Code.) [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Map 2] MRCA 2/6/2013

acquire APN 2274-018-014 totaling approximately 1.6 acres in Sherman Oaks. [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 2/6/2013

acceptance of a conservation easement over an approximately 0.01-acre portion of APN 5570-024-011, near Briar Summit Open Space Preserve, Nichols Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map] MRCA 3/6/2013

acceptance of a conservation easement over an approximately 0.3-acre portion of APN 2381-028-005 (2971 Laurel Canyon Boulevard), Berry Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Attachment 2] [Map] MRCA 3/6/2013

project planning and design grant for the Mulholland Drive Scenic Corridor, Santa Monica Mountains, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013


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SANTA SUSANA MOUNTAINS AND SIMI HILLS:

acceptance of a donation of 18.9 acres, APN 2821-011-017, adjacent to Rocky Peak Park, unincorporated Chatsworth area. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 3/6/2013

project planning and design grant for the Browns Canyon watershed project, Santa Susana Mountains, Chatsworth area. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

project planning and design grant for the Sage Ranch to Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park habitat linkage project, Simi Hills, unincorporated Ventura and Los Angeles counties. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

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EAST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY:

San Gabriel Mountains Rim of the Valley Trail implementation and Angeles National Forest trail and habitat connections project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

acquisition of APN 2581-013-005 for $27,500, 2.51 acres, using in lieu mitigation funds, Lopez Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. Negotiators: Joseph T. Edmiston and Linda Caine-Alderman Under consideration: price and terms. (This item may be heard in closed session pursuant to § 54956.8 of the Government Code.) [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

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VENTURA COUNTY:

project planning and design grant for the Alamos Canyon habitat and trail linkage project, Santa Susana Mountains, Ventura County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 4/3/2013

Memorandum of Understanding with the Ventura County Watershed Protection District for planning and coordination of land acquisition and restoration projects. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] MRCA 4/3/2013

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ASSORTED AREAS:

comment letter to Los Angeles County regarding December 2012 Draft Hillside Management Area Ordinance. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] SMMC 2/25/2013

comment letter to County of Los Angeles on Draft Significant Ecological Area Ordinance. [Staff Report] [Resolution] SMMC 3/18/2013

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