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Election 2018: The race for three seats on the MCSD

Election 2018: The race for three seats on the MCSD

Four candidates are running for three 4-year seats on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, which oversees sewer, water, streetlights, open space maintenance, parks and recreation in the unincorporated community. The candidates are David Couch, Dennis Mayo, Erik “Yahmo Ahqha” Rydberg and George Wheeler. Election Day is Nov. 6. The Union recently asked

MCSD candidate Dennis Mayo: We, simply put, are doing ‘it’ right

Four candidates are running for three 4-year seats on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, which oversees sewer, water, streetlights, open space maintenance, parks and recreation in the unincorporated community. The candidates are David Couch, Dennis Mayo, Erik “Yahmo Ahqha” Rydberg and George Wheeler. Election Day is Nov. 6. The Union recently asked

McKinleyville grapples with crime, drugs

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Homeless people camping in the woods, used hypodermic needles scattered in the streets and a seemingly endless string of petty crimes are among the challenges facing McKinleyville. Some of these issues, and a few potential solutions, were touched upon during a recent meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory

A testy kerfuffle over alleged conflict of interest

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A candidate for Fifth District supervisor has publicly accused a planning commissioner of having a conflict of interest, and has asked him to recuse himself from any discussions regarding the development of a commercial cannabis growing ordinance. Candidate Steven Madrone made the accusation against Humboldt County Planning Commissioner

MCSD director accused of bullying

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVLLE – A member of the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors was called a bully at last week’s meeting and was told to get anger management training. The criticism of Director Dennis Mayo was made by McKinleyville resident Pat Higgins, who is the Fifth District representative on the

MCSD director feels dissed; appointment delayed

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The appointment of a volunteer to the McKinleyville Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee has been put on hold due to accusations of disrespectful behavior stemming from an incident more than two years ago in which elected officials were asked to leave a community organizing meeting. The McKinleyville Community

Supervisors wary of supporting massive dune study

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Criticism of invasive beach grass removal projects is affecting a dune ecology partnership’s effort to gain the Board of Supervisors’ support for a grant proposal. The debate over the effectiveness of removing invasive beach grass again emerged at the March 10 board meeting. Supervisors considered a letter of

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