HUMBOLDT COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Board of Supervisors' Chamber

County Courthouse, Eureka

CERTIFIED MINUTES

December 5, 2013

6:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER/SALUTE TO FLAG Chair Disiere called the meeting to order at 6:01 pm.

ROLL CALL Commissioners Present: Faust, Ulansey, Morris, Disiere, Edmonds, Bongio

Commissioners Absent: Masten

Staff Present: Kevin Hamblin, Director of Planning and Building Department; Steve Werner, Supervising Planner; Steve Lazar, Senior Planner; Karynn Merkel, Clerk.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES November 7, 2013 Permits Meeting

Action: Approve the November 7, 2013 minutes.

Motion: Commissioner Faust

Second: Commissioner Edmonds

Ayes: Commissioners Faust, Ulansey, Morris, Disiere, Edmonds, Bongio

Nays: None

Abstain: Commissioners

Absent: Commissioners Masten

Decision: Motion carries 6/0.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Chair Disiere reminded the public of the three-minute time limit for public speakers.

AGENDA MODIFICATIONS

CONSENT AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Humboldt County Ordinance Prohibiting the Establishment of Medical Marijuana Collective or Cooperative Dispensing Facilities; Case No. OR-13-001; APN 000-000-000. Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and Local Coastal Program (LCP) to prohibit, in all zones, the establishment of medical marijuana collective or cooperative dispensing facilities, and the operation of such facilities without a Conditional Use Permit. (SL)

Steve Lazar, Senior Planner, provided the staff report. Steve Lazar and Steve Werner, Supervising Planning, responded to questions from the Commission.

Action: Make all of the required findings, based on evidence in the staff report; adopt the Resolution recommending approval of the proposed ordinance; and forward this matter to the Board of Supervisors for further action.

Motion: Commissioner Edmonds

Second: Commissioner Faust

Ayes: Commissioners Faust, Ulansey, Morris, Disiere, Edmonds, Bongio

Nays: None

Abstain: None

Absent: Commissioners Masten

Decision: Motion carries 6/0.

CORRESPONDENCE

OLD BUSINESS

Commissioners received the response letter from the Forestry Review Committee, dated November 25, 2013, regarding minimum parcel size for Timberland Production Zone (TPZ) lands.

NEW BUSINESS

Chair Disiere recommended moving the date for the January Planning Commission meeting from 2 January to 9 January. All the commissioners agreed. Commissioners Faust and Ulansey stated they might not be present at the January meeting.

By order of the chair, the nomination and selection of Planning Commission Chair and Vice-Chair for 2014 will be on the January agenda as an action item.

ADJOURNMENT Meeting adjourned at 6:22 pm.

NEXT MEETINGS January 9, 2014

February 6, 2014

March 6, 2014