File #: 21-1582    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 10/19/2021 In control: Planning and Building
On agenda: 11/9/2021 Final action: 11/9/2021
Title: Multifamily Rezone Project and Resolution Authorizing the Rescope to Humboldt County’s Local Early Action Planning (“LEAP”) Grant Program Application
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1 - Resolution of approval for rescope.pdf, 3. Attachment 2 MRP schedule.pdf, 4. Attachment 3a LI standards.pdf, 5. Attachment 3b SB 10 criteria and requirements.pdf, 6. Executed Resolution 21-120-Resolution of approval for rescope.pdf

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Planning and Building Department

Agenda Section: Departmental

Multifamily Rezone Project and Resolution Authorizing the Rescope to Humboldt County's Local Early Action Planning ("LEAP") Grant Program Application.

That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Adopt the attached Resolution No. ___ that authorizes submittal of the proposed rescope to Humboldt County's LEAP grant application for the preparation of environmental studies and other documents supporting a voluntarily multifamily rezone program to increase the inventory of lots suitable for inclusion in the Lower Income sites inventory pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, and for $55,452,37 of unspent Humboldt County's LEAP funding be reallocated for this activity;
2. Authorize and direct the Planning and Building Director, or designee thereof, to sign the rescope application and act on the county's behalf in all matters pertaining to the application; and

3. Should the Housing and Community Development ("HCD") determine and notify the county the proposed activity is not eligible for LEAP funding, authorize the Planning and Building Director to act on the county's behalf to reallocate the funds to a high priority activity that meets the requirements of the LEAP program.

General Fund (1100)
Local Early Action Planning ("LEAP") grant
Executive Summary:
The primary action in front of the Board of Supervisors is to authorize staff to resubmit an existing grant where there are surplus funds available to be used in rezoning parcels to accommodate multi-family residential affordable to lower income households. This report also explains a process the county is undertaking to rezone property for multi-family residential to account for the loss of parcels within the Martin Slough Interceptor project area (sewer service) due to non-compliance with a mitigation mea...

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