Tag Archives: Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

County code enforcers get sharper teeth

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has approved changes to the code enforcement process that will make it faster and more punitive. At their June 20 meeting, supervisors approved the introduction of an ordinance that will dramatically change the code enforcement process. Currently, the time between noticing a property

Residents: Keep cannabis grows away from us

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A public hearing to shape Humboldt County’s new commercial marijuana ordinance was dominated by people who aren’t involved in the industry and they told supervisors that they don’t want marijuana production near their neighborhoods. Unlike past hearings, the majority of comments at the June 13 Board of Supervisors

If your mouth is running at the Supes’ meeting, well, so is the meter

Flib Flezner Madness Ribber Funion HUMBOLDT, APRIL 1 – Not enough of one thing and plenty of another. That’s the reality confronting local leaders in balancing resources. Following a costly study, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has decided to tap an abundant Humboldt County resource –public bloviation – and will charge for public comment

Controversial planner replaced

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Reacting to division over a key post, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has chosen not to reappoint Planning Commissioner Lee Ulansey. At their Jan. 24 meeting, supervisors instead chose McKinleyville resident Brian Mitchell. He is the vice president of the Security National Servicing Corporation and a former member

Pension cost liability vexes Humboldt County

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With the county’s budget in a state of recovery, supervisors are considering ways to put a dent in a $220 million pension funding liability. The impacts and options for addressing the county’s unfunded California Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) liability were described at the April 14 Board of

Board of Stupidizers news roundup

 Callisto Bodoni Mad River Union HUMBOLDT, APRIL 1 – The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors decided last week to make all uses principally permitted in all zones throughout Humboldt County. The decision, part of the board’s never-ending update of the General Plan, will allow anyone to do just about anything anywhere at all hours with

Sundberg Pokes Lovelace Over Facebook ‘Pitchforks And Torches’ During Another 4-To-1er

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The county Planning Commission’s review of the draft General Plan Update continues to inflame criticism and more of it was seen when supervisors voted on paying for the commission’s special meetings. At its Feb. 25 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved funding for the commission’s extracurricular work on