Special Meeting of the

Monterey County Planning Commission and

Monterey County Land Use Advisory Committees

(Joint Meeting)


Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Monterey County Government Center – Monterey Room

168 W. Alisal Street, 2nd Floor

Salinas, CA 93901

9:00 a.m.


Planning Commission

Chair:  Amy Roberts                 Vice-Chair:  Jose Mendez                    Secretary:  Mike Novo


                        Paul C. Getzelman                                 Cosme Padilla

                        Jay Brown                                            Aurelio Salazar, Jr.

                        Amy Roberts                                        Jose Mendez

                        Luther Hert                                           Martha Diehl

                        Don Rochester                                      Keith Vandevere


Land Use Advisory Committees (LUAC)

            Big Sur LUAC – Mary Trotter, Chair

            Cachuaga LUAC

            Carmel Unincorporated/Carmel Highlands - Peter Davis

            Carmel Valley LUAC – Janet Brennan, Chair

            Chualar Canyon NDRC

            Del Monte Forest –Rod L. Dewar, Chair

            Greater Monterey Peninsula LUAC – Ron DeHoff, Chair

            North County – Coastal LUAC – Gregory Burch, Chair

            North County Non-Coastal LUAC

            South Coast LUAC – Jerry Provost, Chair

            Spreckels NDRC – James Riley, Chair

            Toro LUAC – Kerry Varney, Chair


A.        ROLL CALL




            1.         Planning Liaison Appointments to LUAC

            2.         Annual Report on LUAC Activity

            3.         Review LUAC Procedures (Board Resolution No. 08-338, attached)

            4.         Brown Act/Conflict of Interest Training

            5.         Identify and Discuss Issues and Concerns


C.        ADJOURNMENT – Planning Commissioners to reconvene in the Board of Supervisors’ Chambers, 1st Floor


Planning Commission Hearing will begin at 10:30 a.m. or thereafter

Special Meeting of

Monterey County Planning Commission


Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors’ Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

10:30 a.m.


A.        ROLL CALL






D.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  February 8, 2012






1.         10:30AM - Krebs Steven C & Frances D TRS - PLN100448

            Project Planner:  Paula Bradley.  Environmental Status:  Exempt.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM MARCH 14, 2012.  Grant the appeal by Frances and Steven Krebs of the Zoning Administrator's denial of a Variance and approve the Variance to allow a reduction in rear yard setback requirement from 20 feet to two feet six inches to allow a 587 square foot addition to an existing 1,315 square foot single family dwelling, and Design Approval, to clear a zoning code violation (File No. 10CE00208).  The property is located at 8205 El Camino Estrada, Carmel (Assessor's Parcel Number 169-051-003-000), Carmel Valley Master Plan area.  Recommended Action:  Approve Project.


2.         10:30AM - County Of Monterey - REF120018

            Project Planner:  Craig Spencer.  Environmental Status:  Not Applicable.  Project Description:  CONTINUED FROM MARCH 14, 2012.  Review of Monterey County's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for Fiscal Year 2011‑2012 for conformity with the 2010 Monterey County General Plan or the Local Coastal Program and the 1982 General Plan, as applicable, pursuant to Government Code Section 65401.  Recommended Action:  Review and Report to the Board of Supervisors regarding conformity with the General Plan.








The Recommended Action indicates the staff recommendation at the time the agenda was prepared.  That recommendation does not limit the Planning Commission’s alternative actions on any matter before it.


BREAKS will be taken approximately at 10:15 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.


DOCUMENT DISTRIBUTION:  Documents relating to agenda items that are distributed to the Planning Commission less than 72 hours prior to the meeting are available for public inspection at the front counter of the Resource Management Agency – Planning and Building Services Departments, Monterey County Government Center , 168 W. Alisal Street, 2nd Floor, Salinas, CA.  Documents distributed by County staff at the meeting of the Planning Commission will be available at the meeting.


If requested, the agenda shall be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 USC Sec. 12132)  and the federal rules and regulations adopted in implementation thereof.  For information regarding how, to whom and when a person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in the public meeting may make a request for disability-related modification or accommodation including auxiliary aids or services or if you have any questions about any of the items listed on this agenda, please call the Monterey County Resource Management Agency - Planning Department at (831) 755-5025.


All documents submitted by the public on the day of the hearing should have no fewer than 16 copies.

The Planning Commission Clerk must receive all materials for the agenda packet by noon on the Tuesday one week prior to the Wednesday Planning Commission meeting in order for the materials to be included in the agenda packet distributed in advance to the Commission.