Tag Archives: McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD)

McK CSD’s Greg Orsini stepping down after accomplishment-filled tenure

McK CSD’s Greg Orsini stepping down after accomplishment-filled tenure

It’s been a long journey for Orsini, who started at the lowest possible rung at the government agency in 1990, slowly working his way from utility person 1, step 1, to the district’s general manager.

McKinleyville CSD to LAFco: include us in your incorporation talks

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has issued a letter requesting that it be informed in advance about discussions on incorporating McKinleyville and that it be given a seat at the table. The MCSD Board of Directors voted, with Director Shel Barsanti abstaining, on June 3 to send the

Your Government At Work: Cat perching horrors addressed

Hack BullHam Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE, April 1, 2019 – The McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors will vote next week on a long-awaited ordinance that will ban cats from sitting on kitchen counters, tables, shelves and other surfaces where they are generally not welcome. Creation of the ordinance was spurred by complaints from

McKinleyville Matters: Mack Town honors the flower waterers

Kelly Miller and Christine Willfong were awarded the Community Builder Award Feb.6 by the McKinleyville Community Services District. The district presents the award to local individuals, businesses and organizations for their volunteer service, sponsorship and promotion of programs and events, outstanding service in the interest of the district and other contributions significant to McKinleyville’s quality

McK Little League, MCSD appear to solve spat

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Over the years, McKinleyville Little League (MLL) and the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) have had a rocky relationship. They’ve had heated disagreements over the fees charged by the district for use of the Hiller Sports Complex and about whether the fields are properly maintained. But between baseball

Supervisors split on proposed drinking water tax

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A state bill that proposes to tax drinking water has supporters but Humboldt County’s larger water districts and some county supervisors oppose it. Senate Bill 623 aims to improve drinking water systems and quality in what are considered “disadvantaged communities,” mostly through a tax on drinking water. Supervisor

McKinleyville pursuing public smoking ban

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) plans to ban smoking at all of its parks. The district’s Board of Directors voted unanimously Feb. 7 to direct staff to draft an ordinance to make all of its parks “smoke free spaces.” “Current state law prohibits smoking within 25 feet

John W. Corbett: All community groups must be involved in governing McKinleyville

Sungnome Madrone of Trinidad should be complimented for his civil tone and thoughtful article about future governmental structures for McKinleyville. My personal view is that the consideration of future governance for McKinleyville’s needs to be broadly based in the community so as to include all major community groups and relevant governmental entities. I was surprised