2009 Housing Element

The following public comments have been received for the Housing Element.
Public Comments 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
HE-23 (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
HE-33 (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