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McK CSD leases acreage

McK CSD leases acreage

MAKE HAY The McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors approved a lease agreement Oct. 7 with Andrew Titus of Fern Vallee Farms for 220 acres of district-owned land at the Fischer and Pialorsi ranches, above, on the southwest side of town. Titus will pay the district $3,666 a month for use of the property along

McKinleyville plans ahead with buy of 84-acre Pialorsi Dairy

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – If all the properties in McKinleyville were developed, and at least two people lived in every house, the town would have a population of approximately 26,870 persons, according to the McKinleyville Community Plan. When, or if, the town of roughly 16,900 would ever reach full build-out is unknown,

Massive McK wastewater upgrade complete

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has commissioned its new wastewater treatment plant, a $16.5 million facility that should keep the town in compliance with environmental regulations for years to come. The plant will also dramatically decrease odors at nearby Hiller Park and adjacent neighborhoods. The district’s Board of

Coho salmon nursery moves forward in McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has entered into an agreement with California Trout Inc. that will allow the nonprofit to have access to district property along the Mad River so it can finalize designs for a coho salmon nursery. CalTrout, along with the district, is planning its Salmonid

McKinleyville goes organic

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A community-owned ranch in McKinleyville that recycles sewer water and produces hay has been certified organic. The top 30 acres of the Fischer Ranch, located at the corner of School and Fischer roads along the Hammond Trail, were deemed organic last May by Global Culture, an agency accredited

McKinleyville Sewer Ponds May Become Coho Nursery

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Two old sewer ponds next to the Mad River may be converted to a coho salmon nursery. The McKinleyville Community Services District is working with California Trout to obtain state grant funding for the project, which could be completed and serve as a home for the small smolts

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