2009 Housing Element

The following public comments have been received for the Housing Element.
Index Number Name Date Received Topic Summary of Comments
HE-1 HELP 1/06/2009 N/A Public participation in development of Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) numbers
HE-2 (PDF) Northern California Association of Home Builders (NCHB) 1/09/2009 N/A
Outline of January 8 commission presentation
HE-3 (PDF) Hans Parshall 1/08/2009 N/A
Suggested policy revisions
HE-4 (PDF) Humboldt Association of Realtors (HAR) 1/20/2009 N/A
Housing Element review period
HE-5 (PDF) HELP 1/21/2009 N/A
RHNA, Public participation, Housing and Community Development (HCD) requirements, land inventory, infrastructure and consistency requirements
HE-6 (PDF) NCHB 1/22/2009 N/A
Flyer on NCHB Housing Element concerns
HE-7 (PDF) Elena Susmilch 1/22/2009 N/A
Public record keeping for housing needs and land inventory numbers
HE-8 (PDF) Farm Bureau 1/27/2009 N/A
Inventory rural lands for use in meeting the county's future housing needs
HE-9 (PDF) HAR to Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCAOG) 1/27/2009 N/A
RHNA process
HE-10 (PDF) HELP to HCAOG 1/29/2009 N/A
RHNA methodology
HE-11 (PDF) HAR 1/27/2009 N/A
Needs of moderate and above moderate housing
HE-12 (PDF) HAR - Key issues 1/27/2009 N/A
Response to key issues prepared by staff
HE-13 (PDF) HAR - Voting charts 1/28/2009 N/A
Response to Plan Alternatives Comparison Chart as prepared by staff
HE-14 (PDF) Susie VanKirk 1/27/2009 N/A
Housing shortage for low income
HE-15 (PDF) Steve Moser 1/28/2009 N/A
Emergency shelters in Airport Business Park
HE-16 (PDF) Stacy Becker 2/08/2009 N/A
Emergency shelters in the wake of the economic disaster
HE-17 (PDF) Healthy Humboldt Voting charts 2/17/2009 N/A
Response to Plan Alternatives Comparison Chart as prepared by staff
HE-18 (PDF) NCHB 1/30/2009 N/A
Questions for the Planning Commission regarding inclusionary zoning
HE-19 (PDF) Security National to HCD 2/17/2009 N/A
Letter to HCD regarding lack of public workshops on element
HE-20 (PDF) Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California 2/17/2009 N/A
Jobs housing linkage programs and inclusionary zoning
HE-21 (PDF) Melinda Moser 2/17/2009 N/A
Email - CDS website - Use of Airport Business Park for transitional housing
HE-22 (PDF) Richard Dunning 2/17/2009 N/A
Email - Need for low income housing and inclusionary zoning
(PDF) HELP to HCOAG 2/17/2009 N/A
Requesting response to letter dated January 29, 2009
HE-24 (PDF) Lynne Kerman 2/09/2009 N/A
Email - CDS website - Need for low income housing and jobs
HE-25 (PDF) Sam King 2/18/2009 N/A
Supports Healthy Humboldt's comments, need for inclusionary zoning and Alternative A
HE-26 (PDF) Bill Spencer 2/26/2009 N/A
Letter to the editor supporting inclusionary zoning
HE-27 (PDF) Bill Spencer 2/23/2009 N/A

Support for inclusionary zoning and additional tools to provide affordable housing
HE-28 (PDF) Scott Menzies 2/25/2009 N/A
Support for inclusionary zoning and Healthy Humboldt's policy recommendations
HE-29 (PDF) Steve Lowe 2/25/2009 N/A
Support for Healthy Humboldt's positions on inclusionary zoning, infill and Alternative A policies
HE-30 (PDF) Rudy Ramp 2/25/2009 N/A
Support for inclusionary zoning and requests that it be placed in the proposed plan
HE-31 (PDF) Reneson Hotels 2/13/2009 N/A
Does not support allowing emergency homeless shelters in the Airport Business Park
HE-32 (PDF) HAR 2/23/2009 N/A
Voting charts on the draft housing element policies
(PDF) HAR 2/23/2009 N/A
Information sent to the Board of Supervisors regarding inclusionary zoning
HE-34 (PDF) HELP 2/25/2009 N/A
Public Records Act request to the Headwaters Fund Board regarding active loans and grants from the Headwaters Fund
HE-35 (PDF) Healthy Humboldt petition 2/19/2009 N/A
Petitions supporting Healthy Humboldt's policy positions on the Housing Element and Alternative A
HE-36 (PDF) Joyce King 2/19/2009 N/A
Supports inclusionary zoning policies and requests a change in the allocation process for RHNA numbers for the McKinleyville area
HE-37 (PDF) NCHB newsletter 2/2009 N/A
February newsletter
HE-38 (PDF) Stacey Urhammer 2/26/2009 N/A
Excerpts from Humboldt State University (HSU) economic website regarding home sales
HE-39 (PDF) Virginia Graziani 3/9/2009 Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Comments on EIR
HE-40 (PDF) Healthy Humboldt 3/10/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-41 (PDF) Joyce King 3/9/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-42 (PDF) Housing for All 3/11/2009 N/A
Response to voting charts - cover letter supporting inclusionary zoning and mixed housing developments
HE-43 (PDF) HAR 3/12/2009 N/A
Response to voting charts - cover letter
HE-44 (PDF) Bonnie Blackberry 3/19/2009 N/A
Preservation of rural housing stock and fair opportunities for public participation for rural owners
HE-45 (PDF) Virginia Graziani 3/09/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-46 (PDF) HAR 3/17/2009 N/A
Remainder of voting charts
HE-47 (PDF) HELP 3/12/2009 N/A
HCOAG and RHNA housing numbers
HE-48 (PDF) Healthy Humboldt 3/12/2009 N/A
Revised voting charts
HE-49 (PDF) Citizens of Phillipsville 3/19/2009 N/A
Concerned regarding using motels for transient housing in the Philipsville area
HE-50 (PDF) Riverwood Inn 3/19/2009 N/A
Concern for transitional housing in motels
HE-51 (PDF) Kevin Caldwell 10/16/2008 N/A
Housing numbers in the Miranda area
HE-52 (PDF) Kevin Caldwell 3/15/2009 N/A
Multiple housing issues and building permits
HE-53 (PDF) Kevin Caldwell 3/16/2009 N/A

Housing numbers in the Miranda area and Madrona Motel
HE-54 (PDF) Kevin Caldwell 3/16/2009 N/A
Corrections to Land Inventory
HE-55 (PDF) Abbot and Kinderman (HELP) 4/6/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-56 (PDF) Baykeepers 4/6/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-57 (PDF) Healthy Humboldt 4/6/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-58 (PDF) Jim Zoellick 4/7/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-59 (PDF) Robert Sutherlin (Woods) 4/7/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-60 (PDF) Redwood Alliance Climate Action Project 4/6/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-61 (PDF) Daniel Ehresman (email) 4/6/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-62 (PDF) Jerry Martain and Jenny Finch 4/6/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-63 (PDF) Brian Mitchell 4/5/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-64 (PDF) Tom Grover 4/7/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-65 (PDF) Fhrye Phoenix 4/2/2009 N/A
Support for Alternative A and focused growth housing
HE-66 (PDF) Mary Anderson (email) 4/2/2009 N/A
Support for Alternative A, limit RHNA number in unincorporated areas, and support more low income housing opportunities
HE-67 (PDF) Patty Rose (email) 4/3/2009 N/A
More flexibility for location and provisions of emergency homeless shelters
HE-68 (PDF) Neal Latt (email) 4/5/2009 N/A
Support for Alternative A and inclusionary zoning
HE-69 (PDF) David Stacey 3/20/2009 N/A
Support for Alternative A and inclusionary zoning
HE-70 (PDF) HAR 3/24/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-71 (PDF) HAR 3/24/2009 N/A
Frustrated by the review process and support materials for the Housing Element
HE-72 (PDF) George Clark 4/15/2009 N/A
Advocates for inclusionary zoning and  mixed use housing opportunities to provide housing for all income levels
HE-73 (PDF) Housing for All 4/12/2009 N/A
Recommends consideration of a inclusionary zoning ordinance
HE-74 (PDF) HCD 4/13/2009 N/A
Statutory review of the Housing Element by the Department of HCD
HE-75 (PDF) John Shelter 4/12/2009 N/A
Request to increase the number on the limit of beds for emergency shelters
HE-76 (PDF) Susie VanKirk 4/13/2009 N/A

Request to increase the number on the limit of beds for emergency shelters
HE-77 (PDF) Humboldt All Faith Partners 4/13/2009 N/A

Request to increase the number on the limit of beds for emergency shelters
HE-78 (PDF) Judy Stanfield 4/14/2009 N/A
Responding to letter submitted by Kevin Caldwell dated 3-16-09 (HE-53) regarding building in the Philipsville area
HE-79 (PDF) Alcohol Drug Care Services 4/15/2009 N/A
Request to increase the number on the occupants for homeless shelters
HE-80 (PDF) Nancy and Glenn Pritchard 4/15/2009 EIR Comments on EIR
HE-81 (PDF) Richard Totten 4/14/2009 N/A
Requesting a change of the floodplain zoning overlay on his property in Philipsville
HE-82 (PDF) HAR 4/16/2009 EIR Concerned over the noticing process for both the Housing Element and General Plan update (GPU) land use element public hearings
HE-83 (PDF) Steve Horner 4/21/2009 N/A
Questions regarding the land inventory for the Housing Element and GPU
HE-84 (PDF) NCHB 4/21/2009 EIR Comments on draft EIR and the regional needs assessment process
HE-85 (PDF) Forster-Gill 4/22/2009 N/A
Housing Element and Ridgewood Village development project
HE-86 (PDF) Bill Barnum 4/30/2009 N/A
Legal opinion regarding the applicability of the Building Industry Association of Central California (BIACC) vs. City of Patterson as it relates to inclusionary zoning
HE-87 (PDF) HAR (HCOG letter) 5/21/2009 N/A

Letter to HCOAG regarding the RHNA numbers and process
HE-88 (PDF) Human Rights 5/18/2009 N/A
Housing Element policies as they relate to the homeless population and emergency shelters
HE-89 (PDF) Stacy Becker 2/8/2009 N/A
Emergency housing (SB-2) as it relates to natural disasters
HE-90 (PDF) Virginia Graziani 4/28/2009 N/A
Various Housing Element policies and standards (HE-S5, infrastructure needs, HOZ and detached bedrooms)
HE-91 (PDF) HELP 5/20/2009 N/A
Request to form a General Plan Task Force to review the HE policies
HE-92 (PDF) Megan Wade Antieau 5/21/2009 N/A
Supports compact development, inclusionary zoning and limiting sprawl
HE-94 (PDF) Orick Community Services District (OCSD) 5/21/2009 N/A
Concerned that Orick is being considered for more low income housing, housing opportunity zones (HOZ) and emergency shelters
HE-95 (PDF) Department of Fish and Game 8/12/2009 N/A
Comments on the EIR
HE-96 (PDF) Emma Nelson 6/23/2009 N/A
Would like to see the development plans for the county remain the same, not be influenced by HCD regulations
HE-97 (PDF) Healthy Humboldt 7/22/2009 N/A

Letter to HCOAG regarding the RHNA allocation process
HE-98 (PDF) Recirculated supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) comment letters 8/06/2009 EIR Comment letters included: HAR (8-3-09); Abbot and Kinderman (8-3-09); Brian Mitchell (8-04-09); NCHB (7-30-08); HELP (8-4-09); and Healthy Humboldt (8-04-09)
HE-99 (PDF) HELP to Board of Supervisors 6/16/2009 N/A
Letter to Board of Supervisors regarding the RHNA allocation process
HE-100 (PDF) HELP to HCOAG 6/15/2009 N/A
Public Records Act request to HCOAG on the RHNA allocation process
HE-101 (PDF) HCOAG to HELP 6/24/2009 N/A
HCOAG response to HELP's Public Records Act request of 6-15-09
HE-102 (PDF) HELP to HCOAG 6/25/2009 N/A
HELP's response to HCOAG's response to HELP's Public Records Act request of 6-15-09
HE-103 (PDF) HELP to Board of Supervisors 6/18/2009 N/A
Request for information on the new permit tracking software as it relates to application processing time
HE-104 (PDF) NCHB 6/17/2009 N/A
Concerned regarding process and public comments for revised information on the SEIR or alternatives
HE-105 (PDF) Security National to HCOAG 5/29/2009 N/A
Concerned that the RHNA process is flawed N/A