Tag Archives: McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC)

Questions plague McKinleyville incorporation

Questions plague McKinleyville incorporation

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – In many ways, the unincorporated community of McKinleyville is like a city, It has nearly 17,000 residents, thousands of homes and a bustling downtown business district. The town’s main thoroughfare, Central Avenue, is the busiest roadway in unincorporated Humboldt County. It has an airport and a business park.

McKinleyville Matters: McMAC to elect officers, discuss roads, planning issues

The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) meets today, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. in the McKinleyville Middle School Conference Center at 2275 Central Ave. in McKinleyville. The county advisory committee will discuss the resignation of John Corbett, who served as the committee’s chair. The committee will elect new officers for the year. The committee will

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

Madrone, Shepherd clash over General Plan Update rezones

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In a hearing that included accusations, audience interruptions and cross-talking, county planning commissioners found that implementing the county’s updated General Plan won’t be easy. At their Nov. 1 meeting, they reviewed the General Plan’s variety of rezonings along with a controversial “matrix” of landowner requests. The less controversial

McKinleyville may get two roundabouts

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – If funding is available, two roundabouts may be constructed on Central Avenue in McKinleyville, one at Bella Vista Road north of the Six Rivers Brewery, the other at Murray Road near the Renner Petroleum station. Humboldt County Public Works Director Tom Mattson told the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee

McKMAC says yes to Measure O

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted unanimously Aug. 29 in support of Measure O, the half-cent sales tax that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. The committee, however, made it clear that it wants the money to be spent on public safety and not siphoned off for

McKinleyville grapples with planning issues

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville is wrestling with how it can give residents a voice in land use decisions, while at the same time not creating additional expenses and bureaucracy. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC)  held an in-depth discussion on the topic at its Aug. 29 meeting, with members debating the

Will Mack Town ditch McKinley & change name?

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – While Arcata has spent a good part of the year quarreling over the legacy of President William McKinley and his bronze statue on the Plaza, McKinleyville has been mostly mum regarding its namesake. But at a May 30 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC), resident Linda

Traffic woes plague McKinleyville’s Hiller Road

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Neighbors on Hiller Road in McKinleyville are asking the county to do something to slow down traffic and to improve the safety of the road’s intersection with the Hammond Trail. Their efforts received a boost April 25 when the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously to send a

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