Monday, May 08, 2006



Humboldt County Courthouse
Supervisorsí Chamber, First Floor
825 Fifth Street, Eureka

9:00 AM


A.                  PUBLIC HEARING

Community Development Services--Economic Development Division

1.                   Joint Public Hearing Between the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors and the Humboldt County Redevelopment Agency

RECOMMENDATION: 1.††††††††††† Call to order Joint Public Hearing.


2.†††††††† Receive affidavit of Publication, Certification of Mailings of Notice, and Certificate ††† of Official Actions and place in the public record Exhibits as 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.


3.†††††††† Receive staff reports as follows:


††††††††††† a.†††††††† History of the Redevelopment Project Area, reasons redevelopment has ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† been proposed for the Project Area, and the benefits intended to result ††††††††††††††††††††††††† from implementation of redevelopment.


††††††††††† b.†††††††† Summary of Redevelopment Plan and place in the public record as Exhibit ††††††††††††††††††††††† 6;


††††††††††† c.†††††††† Written report addressing directives from your Board at the April 4, 2006 ††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† meeting, including:


Feasibility of mitigation measures for fire district impacts;


Hold two public meetings, one for the general public about the County's redevelopment plan and one for community service and fire protection districts to inform them about the fire impacts mitigation planned;


Design of the Redevelopment Advisory Board;


††††††††††††††††††††††† iv.†††††††† Design of the 50% Community Fund-50% Opportunity Fund;


Affordable Housing component;


Inclusion of Samoa;


Inclusion of Manila;


Does redevelopment designation "cloud" the title of private properties inside the project area;


††††††††††††††††††††††† ix.†††††††† Security from state taking redevelopment funds and County ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† General Fund after adoption;


††††††††††††††††††††††† x.†††††††† Timing of adoption and effect on infrastructure projects planned.


††††††††††† d.†††††††† Evidentiary findings for adoption of the Redevelopment Plan;


††††††††††† e.†††††††† Summary of Redevelopment Agency's Report to the Board of Supervisors ††††††††††††††††††††††††† and place Report in the public record as Exhibit 7;

††††††††††† f.††††††††† Summary of the Final Environmental Impact Report, including addendum †††††††††††††††††††††††††† in Attachment 4, and place in the public record as Exhibit 8;


††††††††††† g.†††††††† Fire Protection Services Mitigation Study and place in public record as ††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Exhibit 9;


††††††††††† h.†††††††† Summary of the Rules Governing Participation by Property Owners and †††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Extension of Reasonable Preferences to Business Occupants in the †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Humboldt County Redevelopment Project Area and place Owner ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Participation Rules in the public record as Exhibit 10.


4.†††††††† Receive written comments received on the Redevelopment Plan as †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Exhibit 11 and place in the public record.


5.†††††††† Receive oral testimony regarding adoption of the Redevelopment Plan.


6.†††††††† Close public hearing.


7.†††††††† As the Redevelopment Agency, continue and adopt the resolutions contained in ††† Attachment 1:


††††††††††† a.†††††††† Adopt Resolution certifying and adopting the Final Program Environmental I††††††††††† ††††††††††† Impact Report on the Redevelopment Plan for the Humboldt County ††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Redevelopment Project.


††††††††††† b.†††††††† Adopt Resolution finding that the use of taxes allocated to the Project Area †††††††††††††††††††††† for the Purpose of improving, increasing and preserving the community's ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† supply of low- and moderate-income housing outside the Project Area will ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† be of benefit to the Project.


††††††††††† c.†††††††† Adopt Resolution adopting the Rules Governing Participation by Property ††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Owners and the Extension of Reasonable Preferences to Business †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Occupants in the Humboldt County Redevelopment Project.(presented ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† for review at April 4, 2006 meeting).


††††††††††† d.†††††††† Adopt Resolution creating a Redevelopment Advisory Board.


††††††††††† e.†††††††† Adopt Resolution establishing a policy for the expenditure of tax †††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† increments funds from the Humboldt County Project.


8.†††††††† Adjourn as the Redevelopment Agency.


9.†††††††† As the Board of Supervisors, convene and take the following actions:


††††††††††† a.†††††††† Direct staff to prepare written responses to written comments from the ††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† public for the Board to consider and make findings on May 16, 2006.

††††††††††† b.†††††††† Carry over the consideration and action of the Board of Supervisors on the †††††††††††† matters pertaining to the Redevelopment Plan and the Final Program ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Environmental Impact Report to the next regular meeting of the Board of ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Supervisors on May 16, 2006.

B.                  ADJOURNMENT

The Chamber is wheelchair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the lot on K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.  If you are a person with a disability, and you need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (707) 476-2384, or (707) 445-7299 (fax).  Requests for such modifications or accommodations must be made at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.