Tag Archives: McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD)

McK CSD looking to boost law enforcement

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District is wading into its latent powers, and may even look at collaborating with law enforcement to maintain and improve police services. The district’s authority was discussed Feb. 3 by the MCSD Board of Directors, which oversees sewer, water, streetlights, open space maintenance, parks

McKMAC-MCSD-County triarchy a ‘new frontier’

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Back in 2013, the McKinleyville Community Services District unveiled a slogan, “A New Frontier in Government.” It was apt at the time, as the once-insular MCSD was embarking on a new strategy to improve facilities and services in the unincorporated community.  The district was reaching out to lawmakers,

McK CSD to partly pay ridiculous $2K water bill

The MCSD agreed to a 75/25 percent split, with the homeowners paying $483.48 plus $13.20 from their regular bill. The MCSD will absorb the rest of the cost. The MCSD manager has authority to make water leak adjustments up to $750. Adjustments larger than $750 require approval from the board, which voted unanimously Jan. 6 in favor of the adjustment.

McK BMX track/park Zoom meetings set

BMX TRACK The McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors voted unanimously Jan. 6 to enter into a right-of-entry agreement with the Humboldt Skatepark Collective to build a BMX track and park on district property at School Road and Washington Avenue. At left is the preliminary design, although the driveway shown on the right side

McKinleyville could help supply Trinidad water

Under the proposal, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District would sell water directly to the Trinidad Rancheria, but the water would pass through McKinleyville’s pipelines, which extend to the Dow’s Prairie area. A new pipeline would need to be built from the northern end of McKinleyville up the casino,. located south of Trinidad.

Many unknowns with new McKinleyville Community Forest

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Where people will enter the McKinleyville Community Forest and how it will be patrolled and kept clean are just some of the issues that the unincorporated town faces as it begins the planning process for its newest, and largest, park. The issues were discussed on social media last

McKinleyville getting a community forest

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville is getting its own community forest. (Note: see the official news release from Trust for Public Lands and Green Diamond Resource Co., below.) The McKinleyville Community Services District announced that week that the Trust for Public Lands has received a grant from the  State of California Natural

McK CSD’s Builder Award goes to Hooven & Co.

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has awarded its Community Builder Award to Hooven & Co. Inc. The McKinleyville-based construction company, which specializes in grading, paving and asphalt, was recognized for its many contributions to the community and the district. Hooven & Co. Inc. has donated its services to the district,

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