Tag Archives: Board of Supervisiors

Cannabizzes may need to post warning signs

Cannabizzes may need to post warning signs

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The county’s Board of Supervisors has advised against using cannabis during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and the idea of requiring dispensaries and farms to post warnings on it has gained traction. ​A resolution approved at the August 20 supervisors meeting declares that “women in Humboldt County who are contemplating

Supervisors stay out of trophy hunt restrictions

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s Fish and Game Commission recommends that the Board of Supervisors oppose a state bill that would ban possession of trophy parts from “iconic” African animals – but supervisors have ignored the advice. The bill’s lack of effect on local residents motivated supervisors to do nothing except

Guest Opinion: Is Humboldt willing to protect one of its most vulnerable communities?

(The following letter was sent to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on July 4.) By Renee Saucedo I am writing to implore that you pass a Humboldt County “Sanctuary” Ordinance that includes non-collaboration by local law enforcement with federal Immigration enforcement.  This ordinance is necessary to instill trust and cooperation between local law enforcement

Supervisors take stand on immigration

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – As immigration enforcement intensifies on the federal level, the county’s Board of Supervisors is considering a resolution to ensure that all residents will get essential services and won’t be subjected to local enforcement actions, regardless of their immigration status. A “civil rights and diversity resolution” that focuses on

Supes address scope of PlanCo

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With dissent from one of its members, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has approved notifying the Planning Commission that it must go through the board to agendize discussions on issues out of its purview. The process for agendizing Planning Commission items is explained in a letter to commissioners

HUMMETH helps Supes get up to speed

Annabelle Bassett Eye Correspondent HUMBOLDT, APRIL 1– Emboldened by the cannabis industry having recast itself as a plucky group of family farmers, the meth cooking community is moving in the same direction. The Humboldt Mendocino Methamphetamine Energizing Theocracy (HUMMETH) found an appreciative audience among the Board of Supervisors at last week’s meeting. Spokesman Jerry Jitters

NCRA Engineer: East-West Rail Line Not Feasible – October 10, 2012

Daniel Mintz Eye Correspondent HUMBOLDT – The contract engineer for the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) has ventured an opinion on the idea of developing an east-west rail connection, saying that it’s unfeasible. Dave Anderson of Anderson-Penna Partners, Inc., the NCRA’s contracted engineering firm, dropped something of a bombshell at a Sept. 28 meeting of