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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

LA MOUNTAIN PARKS PURCHASES AND DEVELOPMENT THREATS

New 1200 Acre San Andreas Fault Park in Works 


From the Agendas of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for March through June, 2015


SHADING LEGEND:
PARK ACQUISITION:
DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS:

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IN THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY AND NORTH L.A. COUNTY:


ON 1200 ACRES NORTH OF LAKE HUGHES: acquisition of (a) fee title to APNs 3240-016-001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 3243-018-009, 3240-015-024 and 025, totaling approximately 712 acres, and (b) an option to purchase APNs 3243-013-009, 012, 013, 014, 015, 016, 017, 065, 3243-018-007 and 016, totaling approximately 488 acres, located in the Lake Hughes area. Under discussion: price and terms. Negotiators: Joseph T. Edmiston and David Tomblin on behalf of Tomblin and Associates and Le Park North, LLC.) [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 6/3/2015 [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 6/3/2015

NEWHALL RANCH: comment letter to Los Angeles County on the Notice of Preparation for the Entrada North Project Draft Environmental Impact Report, unincorporated Santa Clarita area. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Attachment] SMMC 3/30/2015

WEST OF LAKE CASTAIC: comment letter to Los Angeles County on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the NorthLake Specific Plan Project, unincorporated Castaic. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 4/27/2015

comment letter to the Los Angeles County Sanitation District on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report for Alternate Deep Well Injection Site (sch No. 2014081077), Santa Clarita Valley. [Staff Report] [Attachment] SMMC 3/30/2015

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SIMI HILLS AND SANTA SUSANA MOUNTAINS:

WILDLIFE CORRIDOR BETWEEN CHATSWORTH PEAK AND CHATSWORTH RESERVOIR: comment letter to the City of Los Angeles on the Notice of Preparation for the Andora Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (sch No. 2015021057), Chatsworth, Simi Hills. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Map 3] [Map 4] SMMC 3/30/2015

comment letter to County of Los Angeles regarding proposed North Aliso Oil Field Project in the Santa Susana Mountains, Santa Clara River watershed, unincorporated County of Los Angeles. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 6/1/2015

agreement to conditionally exchange APN 2819-010-905 for APN 2819-003-010 owned by Chatsworth Habitat, LLC, Deerlake Highlands, unincorporated Chatsworth area. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 5/6/2015

application for grant funds from the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District for the Countywide Competitive Grant Program for the a) $410,000 Woolsey-Box Canyon Project, [Staff Report] [Resolution A] MRCA 5/6/2015

grant of Proposition 40 funds to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for capital improvements at Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon, Santa Clarita Woodlands, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map ] SMMC 4/27/2015

capital improvements at Mentryville, Pico Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map] SMMC 4/27/2015

capital improvements at Michael D. Antonovich Regional Park at Joughin Ranch, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map ] SMMC 4/27/2015

MOORPARK—VENTURA COUNTY: comment letter to the Ventura County Planning Division on the Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Wayne J Sand and Gravel Mine Expansion. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 3/30/2015

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MALIBU AND SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS: (from east to west)

Franklin/Ivar Park project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 5/6/2015

application for grant funds from the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District for the Countywide Competitive Grant Program for the $710,000 Cahuenga Pass Project [Staff Report] [Resolution C] MRCA 5/6/2015

Wilacre Park, Los Angeles: capital improvements. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map ] SMMC 4/27/2015; [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/1/2015

Beverly Glen Canyon, City of Los Angeles: acceptance of a donation of 0.67 acres (APNs 4371-015-013, -020, 4371-016-025, 4371-024-004, 4371-041-012, -019, 4380-030-010). [Staff Report] MRCA 5/6/2015

acceptance of a conservation easement over an approximately 5.5 acre portion of APN 4382-024-005 (14100 Mulholland Drive), Mulholland Drive Scenic Corridor, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 3/26/2015

Canyonback Restoration project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] MRCA 5/6/2015

Big Rock beach: acceptance of payment of funds from the applicant of CDP 5-84-791-A1 for the construction of new access improvements within undeveloped public beach vertical accessways [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 4/1/2015

Malibu Road Accessway. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] MRCA 5/6/2015

Stokes Canyon, north of Saddle Peak: acceptance of a donation of APN's 4455-027-006, 007, 008 totaling 10 acres [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/1/2015

Puerco Canyon, Project Planning and Design of visitor-serving capital improvements. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map ] SMMC 3/30/2015
[Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 3/26/2015

INHOLDINGS IN MALIBU CREEK STATE PARK: acquisition of 47.5 acres, APNs 4464-020-023, 025, 030, 042, 050, 051, 052, and 064, in the upper Malibu Creek watershed, County of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/1/2015

Escondido Canyon Public Access project planning and design work, [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] SMMC 6/1/2015 [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 5/6/2015

Lechuza Beach, City of Malibu: Public Access Improvements Project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map ] SMMC 4/27/2015
[Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/16/2015

(1) acceptance of assignment of the Turnaround Easement from Malibu Encinal Homeowners Association (portion of Assessor parcel number [APN] 4470-021-007) and (2) granting an easement on portion of Lot 156 (APN 4470-028-918) to property owner of 31842 West Sea Level Drive, Lechuza Beach, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] [Attachment] MRCA 5/6/2015

acceptance of the offers to dedicate scenic easements and/or open space easements associated with Coastal Development Permit Nos. 4-94-114 (Ferris/Topanga), 4-93-137 (Onsoien/Topanga), 4-93-033 (Bittle/Topanga), 4-92-246 (Ulmer/Kart/Decker Road), 4-95-054 (SAM Trust/Topanga) and 5-86-349-A2 (Johnson/Latigo Canyon), incorporated and unincorporated Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/1/2015

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ANGELES FOREST AND FOOTHILLS:

grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy for the preparation a Conceptual Area Protection Plan covering a portion of the Rim of the Valley Corridor from Big Tujunga Wash, Verdugo Mountains, San Rafael Hills, and upper Arroyo Seco. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] SMMC 3/30/2015

application for grant funds from the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District for the Countywide Competitive Grant Program for the $610,000 Pacoima – Kagel Canyon Project, [Staff Report] [Resolution B] MRCA 5/6/2015

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L.A. RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES:

grant of Proposition 84 funds for project planning and design of public improvements at the Los Angeles River Taylor Yard G2 property. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map ] SMMC 4/27/2015

Presentation of the Safe Routes to the River: Connecting Schools to the Los Angeles River study. [Staff Report] MRCA 6/3/2015

grant application to the City of Los Angeles L.A. for Kids grant program for Proposition K funding for the Los Angeles River / Caballero Creek Confluence Park project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 4/1/2015

grant application to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for Proposition 84 funding for Project Planning and Design of the Los Angeles River Greenway–San Fernando Valley project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 5/6/2015

L.A. RIVER—STUDIO CITY: Use Agreement with the Los Angeles County Flood Control District for operation and maintenance of the Zev Yaroslavsky Greenway Project, Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] MRCA 5/6/2015

SUN VALLEY: grant of Proposition 84 funds to the Council for Watershed Health for the Glenoaks Greenway Project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Attachment 2] SMMC 4/27/2015

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EAST L.A. HILLTOPS:

North East Los Angeles Hilltops and Connectors project planning and design work, Los Angeles River watershed. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] SMMC 4/27/2015 [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/16/2015

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BALLONA CREEK:

letter of participation to Cal Fire for an Urban & Community Forestry Program grant application for Ballona Creek - Milton Park, Phase 2 acquisition and development. [Letter] [Resolution] MRCA 4/1/2015

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ASSORTED ISSUES:

SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS AND SIMI HILLS: Malibu Canyon Tributaries and Adjacent Watersheds project planning and design work. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] SMMC 4/27/2015; [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/16/2015

Eastern Santa Susana Mountains – Western San Gabriel Mountains Watersheds project planning and design work, Los Angeles River watershed. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] SMMC 4/27/2015 [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/16/2015

comment letter to Caltrans on the State Route 710 North Study Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Section 4(f) De Minimis Findings. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] SMMC 6/1/2015

comment letter on National Park Service Rim of the Valley Special Resource Study. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 6/1/2015

resolution adopting FY 15/16 MRCA Workprogram. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 4/1/2015


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