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TopApril 13, 2011


California Coastal Commission

Dear  ,

California Coastal Commission Hearings
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Chambers

105 East Anapamu Street

Santa Barbara, Ca.  93101 (805) 451-6053


This morning Wednesday, April 13, 2011, The California Coastal Commission Unanimously passed the Implementation Plan (IP) for DPT-MAJ-1-10 City of Dana Point with revised findings and amendments.  The Implementation Plan, (This Included Commissioners Comments, Amendments, Long Beach Staff Report and comments by Dana Point Boaters Association)" that were addressed at their January 12, 2011 Hearings in Long Beach, Ca & Amendments on April 8th, 2010.

Amended Agenda Item #11(a). Revised IP Findings ~ Revised April 8, 2011 Findings, City of Dana Point LCP Amendment No. DPT-MAJ-1-10,  Public hearing and action on request by City of Dana Point to revise findings for the approval of the City of Dana Point LCP Amendment No. DPT-MAJ-1-10 (Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Plan (IP Only) to implement the recently approved (October 2009) Land Use Plan (LUP) amendment, replacing, in its entirety, the implementation sections in the Dana Point Specific Plan Local Coastal Program relevant to the Dana Point Harbor. (FSY-LB).


Your Association was in concurrence with the finding with our "suggested modifications" along with Baseline Wet Slip, Boater Parking, Launch Ramp Parking and Dry Boat Storage  that was sent to CCC Long Beach Staff & OC Dana Point Harbor.  After completing our review of these documents we made our suggestions and recommendations to OC Dana Point Harbor and the Coastal Commission (Long Beach) Staff to be incorporated into todays finalized Implementation Plan (IP). 


Steve Carpenter, Secretary 

For the Board of Directors and Advisors
The Dana Point Boaters Association
Mission Statement:
The Dana Point Boaters Association advocates the preservation, enhancement, and expansion of affordable recreational boating resources.  We work to improve the family friendly atmosphere and breadth of water-oriented actives we all enjoy in the harbor.  We serve as the watchdog by ethically protecting the rights of all boaters and representing them when collective action is most effective.  We actively gather information and communicate our views to educate boaters, external interests, and public officials.  We build and maintain constructive, working relationships to achieve common goals with other harbor stakeholders.  We will pass on our harbor to the next generation of recreational boaters in better condition than it is today.
Questions should be directed by email to (  Or call us at (949) 485-5656 and leave a voice mail and we'll get back to you soon.

Dana Point Boaters Association
P.O. Box 461
Dana Point, CA  92629