Monday, June 27, 2016

Two Noteworthy 30 June 2016 City Council Special Meeting Agenda Items

ABSTRACT: Two Noteworthy 30 June 2016 City Council Special Meeting Agenda Items including Authorization of the City Administrator to Execute an Amendment to the Agreement dated July 2, 2013 between the City and Sunset Cultural Center Inc. for Managing and Operating the Sunset Center for the Term of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 and Beach Fires Revised Pilot Program Coastal Development Permit Approval are featured. Agenda Bills document copies are embedded.
CITY OF CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING
THURSDAY, June 30, 2016


1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

CONSENT AGENDA Items on the consent agenda are routine in nature and do not require discussion or independent action. Members of the Council or the public may ask that any items be considered individually for purposes of Council discussion and/ or for public comment. Unless that is done, one motion may be used to adopt all recommended actions.

6. Authorization of the City Administrator to Execute an Amendment to the Agreement dated July 2, 2013 between the City and Sunset Cultural Center Inc. for Managing and Operating the Sunset Center for the Term of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.


PUBLIC HEARINGS Public Hearings consist of Zoning amendments, General Plan amendments, appeals of Commission decisions and other State-mandated items. If the Public Hearing is an appeal, appellants are allowed a total of 10 minutes to speak on their own behalf after the staff report and at the close of public comment in order to have an opportunity to rebut public comments. Other speakers will be allowed 3 minutes, or as otherwise established by the City Council.

7. Beach Fires Revised Pilot Program Coastal Development Permit Approval.
Beach Fires Revised Pilot Program 06-30-16
Beach Fires Revised Pilot Program Coastal Development Permit Approval.

Courthouse News Service: PG&E Criminal Trial Over Pipeline Blast

PG&E Criminal Trial Over Pipeline Blast Begins
6/17/2016 4:45:00 PM, Nicholas Iovino

6/22/2016 4:06:00 AM, Nicholas Iovino

6/24/2016 6:35:00 AM, Nicholas Iovino

REFERENCE:

Sunday, June 26, 2016

$2 Million Renovation of the Historic Forest Theater: Photographic Depiction, June 2016

CITY OF CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, CALIFORNIA

CODY ANDERSON WASNEY ARCHITECTS, INC.

OTTO CONSTRUCTION

Forest Theater Entrance, Mountain View Av. & Santa Rita St.


To Outdoor Forest Theater
Foreground: Pedestrian Stairs (left) & Vehicular Ramp (right)
Background: Restrooms & Concessions (left) & Indoor Forest Theater (right)


View of Indoor Forest Theater, Exterior


Area between Audience Seating (left) & Stage (right)
Access to Disabled Patrons ADA Seating via ADA Pathway


ADA Pathway, View to ADA Seating Area
(near Guadalupe St. Gate, SE to NW view)

ADA Pathway, View from Disabled Patrons Seating Area
(NW to SE view)


Disabled Patrons ADA Seating Area
(View West to East)


Center Aisle, View of Audience Seating & Stage


View of Audience Seating & Stage (NW to SE)


Departing Outdoor Forest Theater
ADA Parking Space (left) & Restrooms (right)

REFERENCES:
Forest Theater finally ready for its debut, MARY SCHLEY, The Carmel Pine Cone, May 27,2016, 1A & 12A

The Borrowers The Musical – June 23 – July 17

Saturday, June 18, 2016

CRIMINAL, U.S. DISTRICT COURT: PG&E Criminal Trial, Thirteen Criminal Counts, including Pipeline Safety Violation Charges (Twelve Counts) & Obstructing a Federal Investigation National Transportation Safety Board (One Count)

RE: Pacific Gas & Electric Co. criminal trial of violating record-keeping and pipeline maintenance requirements of the U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act (12 counts) and obstructing justice in a federal probe (NTSB) of the fatal explosion of a PG&E pipeline, 2010 San Bruno natural gas explosion
·        12-Member Jury and Six Alternate Jurors, Sworn In, Thursday, June 16, 2016
·        Lead Prosecutor, Assistant U.S. Attorney Hallie Hoffman, Opening Statement, & Lead Defense attorney, PG&E attorney Steven Bauer, Friday, June 17, 2016

NOTES:
  • U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson, Federal Building courtroom, San Francisco.
  • Trial is expected to last six weeks, Tuesdays through Fridays.
  • If convicted of all charges, the utility could be fined $562 million.
REFERENCES:
Prosecutor begins PG&E trial with blistering opening statement
Updated 7:46 pm, Friday, June 17, 2016

PG&E criminal trial over San Bruno explosion begins
By George Avalos, gavalos@bayareanewsgroup.com
Posted: 06/17/2016

PG&E criminal trial opening statement Friday, jury sworn in today
Bay City News Published: June 16, 2016, 4:55 pm Updated: June 16, 2016

California State Water Resources Control Board Preliminary Staff Recommendation to Modify Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060 California-American Water Company & Notice of Comment Deadline & Rationale Document for Preliminary Staff Recommendation California-American Water Request to Modify Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060

ABSTRACT: On July 17, 2016, the California State Water Resources Control Board staff issued Preliminary Staff Recommendation to Modify Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060 California-American Water Company and Notice of Comment Deadline & Rationale Document for Preliminary Staff Recommendation California-American Water Request to Modify Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060. Importantly, “Cal-Am shall diligently implement actions to terminate its unlawful diversions from the Carmel River and shall terminate all unlawful diversions from the river no later than December 31, 2021. This date supersedes the December 31, 2016 date in State Water Board Order WR 2009-0060.” “The public is invited to comment on California-American Water’s (Cal-Am) request to modify State Water Board Order WR 2009-0060, on the preliminary recommendation, or other related documents prior to the July 19, 2016 State Water Board meeting, at which the Board is anticipated to consider action on the application. Staff may further amend its recommendations before that time. Written Comments are due no later than 5:00 PM on July 13, 2016.” Staff Preliminary Recommendation includes the following sections:
1. Extension of the Order to December 31, 2021
2. Effective Diversion Limit (EDL)
Staff proposes an effective diversion limit of 7,990 AFA.
3. Milestone Adjustment to EDL
Staff proposes accepting the concept of milestones, as they provide incentive for development of alternative water supplies, and also provide a stepping-down of diversions from the Carmel River in the event that the water supply projects do not continue on a path towards completion in a reasonable time.
4. Carryover Credits
5. New Water Meter Connections
6. Small Projects & Instream Flow Protections
7. Aquifer Storage & Recovery (ASR) Accounting
8. Extension of Allowing use MPWMD allotment credits for Pebble Beach
9. Milestone Exceptions
10. Funding for Steelhead Fishery Report
11. Conservation Measure Funding, Old Carmel River Dam & Sleepy Hollow Ford
12. Malpaso and Pacific Grove Water Supplies
The Preliminary Staff Recommendation to Modify Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060 California-American Water Company June 17, 2016 and Notice of Comment Deadline & Rationale Document for Preliminary Staff Recommendation California-American Water Request to Modify Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060 document copies are embedded. 
Preliminary Staff Recommendation to Modify Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060
California-American Water Company
June 17, 2016
Notice of Comment Deadline & Rationale Document for Preliminary Staff Recommendation California-American Water Request to Modify Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
In the Matter of the Unauthorized Diversion and Use of Water by the California American Water Company

REFERENCE:
 MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Proceeding Number A.12-04-019 E-MAIL RULING ON COMMON BRIEFING OUTLINE

ABSTRACT: Re: Application of California-American Water Company (U210W) for Approval of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project and Authorization to Recover All Present and Future Costs in Rates, the E-MAIL RULING ON COMMON BRIEFING OUTLINE document copy is embedded. 
Filing Date 05-23-16
E-MAIL RULING ON COMMON BRIEFING OUTLINE