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Madrone, Shepherd clash over General Plan Update rezones

Madrone, Shepherd clash over General Plan Update rezones

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In a hearing that included accusations, audience interruptions and cross-talking, county planning commissioners found that implementing the county’s updated General Plan won’t be easy. At their Nov. 1 meeting, they reviewed the General Plan’s variety of rezonings along with a controversial “matrix” of landowner requests. The less controversial

Judge tosses appeal of Mercer-Fraser’s failed Bay Trail lawsuit

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – The Mercer-Fraser Company has lost its appeal of its failed lawsuit against the City of Arcata over the Humboldt Bay Trail North. The company had appealed the October dismissal of its suit, which claimed that the $5 million contract for the project had been improperly awarded to McCullough

Mercer-Fraser appeals lost lawsuit over Humboldt Bay Trail North bid

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – The Mercer-Fraser Company hasn’t gotten over its lost lawsuit over the Humboldt Bay Trail North. It’s appealing the October dismissal of its suit, which claimed that the $5 million contract for the project had been improperly awarded to McCullough Construction. Mercer-Fraser had claimed that the city had

Mercer-Fraser pulls Mad River pot plant plan

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union GLENDALE – Heeding concerns about potential contamination of drinking water, the Mercer-Fraser company has withdrawn a cannabis manufacturing project whose approval also included a controversial rezoning. Fifth District Supervisor and Board of Supervisors Chair Ryan Sundberg announced last week that both the project and the rezoning are withdrawn. And in

Water district fights rezone in Glendale

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union GLENDALE – Citing potential threats to the drinking water supply of the county’s major cities and several communities, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District will appeal a cannabis manufacturing permit approval. At its Jan. 17 meeting, the district’s Board of Directors voted to file an appeal of  county Planning Commission

Mercer-Fraser loses Humboldt Bay Trail lawsuit

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Mercer-Fraser Company’s lawsuit against the City of Arcata has failed, with the city prevailing on the merits. Mercer-Fraser, which lost out on the bid for the nearly $5 million Humboldt Bay Trail North project, claimed that the city had bungled the  bidding process on the project. It

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