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McKinleyville grapples with planning issues

McKinleyville grapples with planning issues

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville is wrestling with how it can give residents a voice in land use decisions, while at the same time not creating additional expenses and bureaucracy. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC)  held an in-depth discussion on the topic at its Aug. 29 meeting, with members debating the

Humboldt County lagging in low-income housing

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s planning director has told the Board of Supervisors that the county isn’t meeting its low income housing development goals despite having zoned more than enough land for it. Planning Director John Ford updated supervisors at their July 31 meeting on the implementation of the county’s General

Mack Town urges progress on Town Center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee is asking the county to move forward with the creation of a McKinleyville Town Center. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted unanimously July 26 to send a letter to the Humboldt County Planning Department asking that it start drafting a McKinleyville Town Center ordinance. The

Mad River Current for Wednesday, July 26: McKMAC to discuss racism, town center, hear about McKinleyville crime

To discuss, or not discuss, racism The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee won’t be discussing racism at tonight’s meeting. Instead, it will discuss whether it should discuss racism. The committee meets at 6 p.m. in the Middle School Conference Center at  2285 Central Ave. As detailed in this article, committee member Craig Tucker has been trying to

Tackling a McK town center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee will take another stab at making a recommendation with regard to creating a McKinleyville Town Center at its meeting tonight, July 26, starting at 6 p.m. at the Middle School Conference Center, 2285 Central Ave. Members of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voiced support

Economics to determine future of McKinleyville Town Center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There’s strong support in McKinleyville for the creation of a pedestrian-friendly town center, but it is unknown whether the vision for the heart of the community is economically viable. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee took up the issue at its meeting May 31, hearing from supporters of the

Residents push for McKinleyville town center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A group of McKinleyville residents is once again trying to rekindle an effort to create a town center in the unincorporated community. The McKinleyville Organizing Committee is holding a special meeting Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Grace Good Shepherd Church, 1450 Hiller Rd. in

Mack Town organizers push for town center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – When polled, many residents in McKinleyville say they feel isolated and that the unincorporated town lacks a sense of community, according to the McKinleyville Organizing Committee (MOC). In an effort to change this, the MOC is rekindling an effort to create a town center – a pedestrian-friendly place

Planners: GPU won’t alter McK Plan’s policies

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The General Plan Update’s effect on the McKinleyville Community Plan has been clarified and county planners have assured that the update will not change any of the community plan’s policies. It will, however, lead to implementation of General Plan Update (GPU) policies that are not included in the

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