Tag Archives: Humboldt County General Plan

Rezoning for General Plan reopens political division

Rezoning for General Plan reopens political division

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s General Plan is still in a state of flux, as implementation of its zoning maps has inflamed division over land use and hinges on the outcomes of public meetings in multiple communities.  The ever-controversial process of approving land use changes took another turn at the Jan.

Revolt against General Plan rezones

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s recently-updated General Plan is more controversial than ever and has hit a wall of opposition as the Board of Supervisors considers its implementation.  At a December 11 hearing, supervisors took up the rezoning of hundreds of thousands of parcels in accordance with the General Plan’s land

McKinleyville to study zoning changes

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) will hold a special meeting Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed land-use zoning changes in McKinleyville. A venue for the special meeting had not been determined before the Union went to press. The committee discussed the zoning changes at

Mad River Union Editorial: Knowledge still matters on the McK CSD

Before asking residents to vote for them to serve on the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors, candidates have a responsibility to do their homework. They need to attend numerous meetings, read the monthly board packets and become familiar with the district’s mission and what it actually does in the community. Of the four

County promises climate change action

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County has pledged to create a plan for reining in its carbon emissions and will strive for 100 percent renewably-sourced electricity by 2025. A resolution to that effect was unanimously approved at the Sept. 11 Board of Supervisors meeting. Advanced by Supervisor Mike Wilson, the resolution also

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