HUMBOLDT COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Board of Supervisors' Chamber

County Courthouse, Eureka

AGENDA

January 9, 2014

6:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER / SALUTE TO FLAG

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES December 5, 2013

PUBLIC COMMENTS

At this time persons may appear before this Commission on any matter not on the Agenda. Persons recognized by the Chair will please address the Commission from the microphone, first identifying themselves by name and address. Time limits will be established by the Chair depending on the number of people wishing to speak and the length of the Agenda for the evening.

AGENDA MODIFICATIONS

CONSENT AGENDA

CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARINGS

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. GRAHAM HUTT, McKinleyville area; Case No. PMS-13-010; APN 511-361-019. A Minor Subdivision of an approximately 19,650 square foot parcel into two parcels of 7,641 square feet (net) and 9,113 square feet (net). The parcel is currently developed with a single family residence which will remain on proposed Parcel 2. (TE)

Staff recommendation: Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and make all the required findings for approval of the Parcel Map Subdivision, based on evidence in the staff report and public testimony, and adopt the Resolution approving the Graham Hutt project subject to the recommended conditions .

2. KELLY PATTON, Hydesville area; Case No. AGP-13-006; APN 204-111-005 et al. To reform a portion of an existing Class B Agricultural Preserve as a Class C Preserve of approximately 277 acres in size. This action requires the dis-establishment of the approximately 727 acre A.L. Fearrien Class Preserve (Preserve No. 78-13), and formal establishment of the new Class C Kelly Patton Agricultural Preserve. (CJ)

Staff recommendation: Make all the required findings, based on evidence in the staff report and public testimony, and recommend the Kelly Patton Agricultural Preserve project to the Board of Supervisors for approval, subject to the recommended conditions. (Roll call vote required.)

3. RON GLASS, Hydesville area; Case No. AGP-13-005; APN 204-091-007 et al. To reform a portion of an existing Class B Agricultural Preserve as a Class C Preserve of approximately 450 acres in size. This action requires the dis-establishment of the approximately 727 acre A.L. Fearrien Class Preserve (Preserve No. 78-13), and formal establishment of the new Class C Ron Glass Agricultural Preserve. (CJ)

Staff recommendation: Make all the required findings, based on evidence in the staff report and public testimony, and recommend the Ron Glass Agricultural Preserve project to the Board of Supervisors for approval, subject to the recommended conditions. (Roll call vote required.)

4. NOMINATION AND SELECTION, Planning Commission Chair and Vice Chair for 2014.

Excerpt from the Planning Commission Procedures:

Election of Officers occurs in November of each year and takes effect at the first Planning Commission meeting in January. At the November meeting, the Commission votes on appointment of a Chair and Vice-Chairperson for the coming year. The Chair and Vice-Chairperson are generally familiar with Commission procedures and issues.

The Chairperson’s primary duties include: opening and presiding at all Commission meetings; welcoming the public and briefly summarizing Commission procedures; moderating all discussion; leading Commission deliberations; signing all records of Commission action; and calling special meetings. During the absence, disability, or disqualification of the Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson exercises or performs all of the duties of the Chairperson.

This item of business was set for consideration by the Planning Commission by order of the Chair at the December 5, 2013 meeting.

CORRESPONDENCE

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

NEXT MEETINGS February 6, 2014

March 6, 2014

April 3, 2014

Any written materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Planning Commission less than 72 hours prior to the meeting, and that are public records subject to the Public Records Act, are available for public inspection at the Planning and Building Department located at 3015 H Street, Eureka, California (707-445-7541) during normal business hours. 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 Planning Division at (707) 445-7541, or (707) 268-3792 (fax). Requests for such modifications or accommodations must be made at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.