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2 Kenai Peninsula Borough Coastal Management Program (KPBCMP)

3 Introduction Alaska Coastal Management and Federal Coastal Zone Management Programs Local governments given authority and funding to participate in managing land and water within the coastal zone Influencing state and federal permitting Influencing other activities and decision-making Public education and outreach

4 Federal Coastal Zone Management Act (1972) to preserve, protect, develop, and where possible, to restore or enhance the resources of the nation's coastal zone for this, and succeeding generations to encourage and assist the state to effectively exercise its responsibilities in coastal management consideration of ecological, cultural, historic, and aesthetic values, in light of needs for economic development

5 Overview Alaska Coastal Management Program Networked state agencies and 35 coastal districts Opportunities for public involvement Projects are measured against State standards and coastal district standards

6 Overview The KPBCMP provides local input and guidance to state and federal agencies involved in developing projects, issuing permits or managing land in the coastal district, or other activities affecting resources of the district. Educatio n Habitat Conservatio n Resource Development Public Health Community Values Economi c Benefit Fish And Wildlife Life And Property

7 Key Terms Coastal District Program 1990 Program Document and Summary Document Enforceable Policies Administrative Policies 1992 Port Graham/Nanwalek Area Meriting Special Attention Division of Governmental Coordination Consistency Review DGC coordinated review Single agency coordinated review

8 District Program Grant funded (70:30) Staff members: district coordinator, and assistant Approximately reviews of varying complexity performed each year Review scheduling Field work Public meetings Multi agency dialogue Special projects Grant applications KPB Administration/Assembly requests E.g.: 2001/02 Tri-Borough Agreement on Federal OCS Lease Sale Education/outreach 2002 Student Ocean Conference

9 Shaded Area: Up to 1000 feet elevationUp to 1000 feet elevation 3-mile off-shore limit3-mile off-shore limit Anadromous streamsAnadromous streams

10 Review Schedule KPB review process Public notices issued by state or federal agencies On web: Note KPBCMP website with resources On web: KPB Planning Commission updated bi-weekly Written comments with specific references to KPB enforceable policies “RFAI” deadline “Comment” deadline

11 Public Notices on the web:

12 Your Involvement Be aware of current and upcoming reviews District policies Monitor bi-weekly update on the web Planning Commission Public notices Request project file (duplication may fees apply) Provide timely written comments based upon district policies Comme nts Policy Evaluation

13 Where to Get More Information Dan Bevington, District CMP Coordinator: (800) #441 Jennifer Eskue, District CMP Assistant: (800) #265 Review calendar: KPBCMP enforceable policies:

14 Where to Get More Information Dan Bevington, District CMP Coordinator: (800) #441 Jennifer Eskue, District CMP Assistant: (800) #265 Review calendar: KPBCMP enforceable policies:

15 Where to Get More Information Juneau DGC Office 240 Main Street Suite 500 P.O. Box , Juneau, AK Phone:(907) Fax:(907) Anchorage DGC Office 550 West 7th Avenue Suite 1660 Anchorage, AK Phone:(907) Fax:(907) Anchorage Joint Pipeline Office 411 West 4th Avenue Suite 2-C Anchorage, AK Phone:(907) Fax:(907) Alaska Gas Pipeline Office DGC, Office of the Governor601 W. 5th Ave., Suite 300, Anchorage, AK Phone: Fax:

16 Where to Get More Information State Coastal Homepage: State Coastal Regulations: State Statutes: District policies:


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