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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/17/2020 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 825 Fifth Street Board of Supervisors Chambers Eureka, California
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20-1251 1  Public AppearanceAdesa Organics Appeal provided to the Commissioners for their information by the public.    Not available Not available
20-1187 12. Zoning ItemHim Management Group, LLC, Conditional Use Permit Record Number PLN-12159-CUP Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 208-281-026 and 210-191-060 41555 State Hwy 36, Dinsmore area A Conditional Use Permit for 15,300 square feet of existing outdoor cannabis cultivation operation and a Special Permit to allow restoration of legacy cultivation and onsite relocation within the Streamside Management Area. and a point of diversion for a spring offsite on APN: 210-191-050. The projected annual water usage is approximately 75,000 gallons. Water storage currently consist 130,000 gallons stored in water bladders and hard tanks. The applicant will be replacing the water bladders with hard tanks. Drying will occur onsite and further processing will occur offsite at a licensed facility. No employees are expected for this project. Power to an existing building used for drying and storage will be provided by solar array.   Not available Video Video
20-1186 11. Zoning ItemBlocksburg Family Farms, LLC, Record Number PLN-10813-CUP Assessor’s Parcel Number 217-401-002-000 850 Sylvan Glade Road, Blocksburg Area A Conditional Use Permit for 11,650 square feet (sf) of existing outdoor commercial cannabis cultivation with 400 sf ancillary nursery space, and a Special Permit for water diversion and restoration within the Streamside Management Area. The applicant estimates water demand to total approximately 102,500 gallons per year. Irrigation water is provided by one 215,000-gallon rainwater catchment pond, one 260,000-gallon on-stream pond and one spring diversion. Water storage includes the catchment pond, a 20,000-gallon bladder, a 4,000-gallon tank and seven 2,500-gallon tanks, totaling 254,000 gallons. Drying and curing would occur onsite with further processing occurring at a licensed third-party facility. The operation would require a maximum of 6 employees. Electricity would be provided by an onsite solar array with a backup generator.   Not available Video Video
20-1188 11. Zoning ItemHumboldt County Fair Association, Conditional Use Permit Case Number PLN-2019-15519 Assessor Parcel Numbers (APNs) 030-071-001, 030-011-003, 030-021-003, 030-112-017, 030-112-020, 030-081-006, and 100-181-003 1250 5th Street, Ferndale area A Conditional Use Permit to authorize use of the Humboldt County Fairgrounds for a maximum of ten (10) concerts and four (4) motorsports events. All events would be held at the oval racetrack and nearby grandstands located within the southern portion of the Fairgrounds. Events would be pre-scheduled and occur between March and October, excepting a six-week period (August 1st thru September 15th) associated with preparation, operation, and cleanup for the annual Humboldt County Fair. All events would end on or before 10 pm. Concerts would occur from a temporary stage placed directly in front of the grandstands and feature a range of different performance types from amplified music featuring a full band to smaller acoustic events. Motorsports activities include: Tractor Pulls, 4x4 Truck events, Go Carts, Monster Trucks, and Motorcycle Rac   Not available Video Video
20-1192 12. Zoning ItemRolling Meadow Ranch, LLC, Conditional Use Permits Record Number PLN-12529-CUP Assessor Parcel Numbers (APNs) 217-201-001, 217-181-027, 217-181-028, 217-182-001, 217-024-011, 217-024-006, 217-024-010, 217-024-003, 217-025-001 2189 & 2487 McCann Road and the properties in the Blocksburg/Myers Flat area Six Conditional Use Permits for 5.77 acres of mixed light cultivation and processing facilities located in five distinct cultivation areas. The proposed cannabis operation will be primarily located on APNs 217-181-002 and 217-201-001. Cultivation would occur in 16 greenhouses. Operations would occur year-round and there will be a maximum of four cultivation cycles annually. Annual water use is approximately 4,628,200 gallons. Water will be provided by three existing wells. There will be 320,000 gallons of hard-sided tank storage that will store rain from rooftop runoff. Processing, including drying, curing and trimming, will take place on site within 5 proposed processing structures totaling 33,750 square feet. There will be a maximum of 30 employees during peak operations. The pr   Not available Not available
20-1193 11. Informational ReportHumboldt Packaging, LLC, Record Number PLN-12163-CUP Assessor’s Parcel Number 515-111-079-000 144 Bauder Lane, Trinidad Area A Conditional Use Permit and Special Permit for 620 square feet of existing and 6,580 square feet of new mixed light commercial cannabis cultivation in two (2) 3,600 square foot greenhouses. The applicant proposes three (3) cultivation cycles per annum, March through the end of October. Water is proposed to be sourced from an existing rainwater catchment pond. Projected water use for irrigation is estimated to be approximately 68,000 gallons per annum. On-site water storage includes three (3) 5,000-gallon water storage tanks in addition to the existing 150,000 gallon rainwater catchment pond. Cannabis processing is proposed to occur off-site at a third-party licensed processing facility. Two (2) full time and two (2) part time employees are proposed. Power is delivered by P.G.&E. with 100% renewable energy purchased through the Redwood Coast Energy Authority RePower+ program. The Planning Commission will consider adoption of a finding that the project is   Not available Not available
20-1194 11. Zoning ItemConsider sending letter to Board of Supervisors disallowing the use of generators. Discuss use of generators and the impacts on the environment and consider sending a letter to the Board of Supervisors requesting a policy change to disallow the use of generators.   Not available Video Video
20-1195 12. Zoning ItemPublic Works Discussion on measures which can be taken to minimize the cost of improvements (This item is being continued to the Meeting of October 1, 2020).   Not available Not available