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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Coastal Conservancy deals for late 2013 and early 2014

Round-up of Coastal Land Purchases Funded by the State from June 2013 to August 2014


(NOTE: some of the links in the staff reports do not work in the Firefox web browser, but do work in Internet Explorer)

6/2013 meeting—no purchases
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10/2013 Meeting:

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-McKay Forest: accept $1,000,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and disburse up to $950,000 to Humboldt County to acquire 1,005 acres in the Ryan Creek watershed, tributary to Humboldt Bay, for public access, habitat protection, and sustainable timber production. Coastal Conservancy 10/2013

SONOMA COUNTY: disburse up to $353,711 to the Sonoma Land Trust for the acquisition of the Haire Ranch, a 1,091-acre hay farm located on Skaggs Island within the Napa-Sonoma Marsh Complex. Coastal Conservancy 10/2013
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY: disburse: 1) up to $1,900,000 to the Save the Redwoods League to acquire a conservation and public access easement over the 8,532-acre Cemex Redwoods property near the town of Davenport, and 2) up to $100,000 to the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County to develop a public access plan for the property. Coastal Conservancy 10/2013
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12/2013 Meeting:

LOS ANGELES COUNTY-Ramirez Canyon: disburse up to $200,000 to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for acquisition of approximately 104 acres of undeveloped land in Ramirez Canyon for open space, habitat and resource preservation and public access, Santa Monica Mountains. Coastal Conservancy 12/2013

MONTEREY COUNTY-Big Sur: accept high bids ($75,000 and $50,000) for the purchase of two Kasler Point Transfer of Development Credits (TDCs), request that the Department of General Services assist in the conveyance of the two TDCs, and authorization for the Executive Officer to negotiate and enter into agreement for and to complete the sale of the Conservancy’s property at Victorine Ranch and to retain the services of a real estate broker to assist in the marketing and sale of the Victorine Ranch property. Coastal Conservancy 12/2013
SONOMA COUNTY: disburse up to $350,000 to the Sonoma Land Trust for the acquisition of the approximately 238-acre Pole Mountain property in western Sonoma County. Coastal Conservancy 12/2013

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January, February and March 2014 meetings—no purchases

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5/2014 Meeting:

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY: disburse up to $4,000,000 to the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County for the acquisition of the Pismo Preserve property located adjacent to the City of Pismo Beach. Coastal Conservancy 5/2014
SANTA CLARA COUNTY: disburse up to $1,000,000 to the Santa Clara County Open Space Authority to acquire the 1,831-acre UTC Coyote Ridge Property, Santa Clara County. Coastal Conservancy 5/2014
STAFF REPORT: http://scc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/sccbb/2014/1405/20140529Board08_UTC_Coyote_Ridge.pdf
SAN MATEO COUNTY: disburse up to $500,000 to San Mateo County Department of Parks to acquire the 174-acre Loma Mar property adjacent to Memorial County Park, for open space, habitat and resource preservation, and public access in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Coastal Conservancy 5/2014
VENTURA COUNTY: disburse up to $843,000 to the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy to acquire and complete a stewardship plan for the 29.38 acre Hatton property along the Ventura River. Coastal Conservancy 5/2014
LOS ANGELES COUNTY: disburse up to $297,000 to Community Conservation Solutions for the Green Solution Project: Upper LA River Watershed, Phase IV to evaluate the storm water capture and water quality improvement projects identified in previous phases of the Project by quantifying and incorporating these projects’ water supply, energy savings, and greenhouse gas emission reduction benefits in Los Angeles County. Coastal Conservancy 5/2014

LOS ANGELES COUNTY-Malibu: authorization to disburse up to $1,500,000 to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority to acquire 703 acres of undeveloped land in Puerco Canyon, for open space, habitat and resource preservation, and public access in the Santa Monica Mountains. Coastal Conservancy 5/2014

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7/2014 meeting no purchases

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