Tag Archives: McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC)

McKMAC supports fire dept. funding measure

McKMAC supports fire dept. funding measure

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously June 24 in support of a ballot measure to help fund the town’s fire department. The measure, which will likely appear on the Nov. 3 ballot, would raise taxes on a typical single family home by $118 a year, as

McKinleyville gets almost $200K for bike/ped plan

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – Humboldt County Public Works has received nearly $200,000 in grant funds to plan for bicycle and pedestrian improvements in the unincorporated community of McKinleyville. The effort to obtain the $196,700 Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant was led by the Redwood Community Action Agency on behalf of the county.

Should McKinleyville be renamed Dalhagali’?

Arguments echo Arcata’s statue debate Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Across the United States, citizens are grappling with the nation’s history of racism by taking down statues of Confederates and calling for the names of military bases to be changed. The movement has now come to McKinleyville, where some citizens are asking for

McKinleyville seeking homelessness solutions

Anne Pierson, the owner of the McKinleyville Shopping Center, said that the criminal problem became so bad that she was forced to hire security for the shopping center three years ago and has spent $165,000. She has also spent thousands of dollars cleaning up trash left behind in camps. In recent years, volunteers have had to carefully  scour the lawn for discarded needles before holding the annual Easter Egg hunt.

McK Town Center rezoning will provide maximum flex, options and no big box stores

The committee ultimately voted unanimously that the Town Center should include wetlands, stormwater detention basins, parks, public gathering areas, trails, sidewalks and  roads integrated into a plan for land use and active transportation that is cohesive and reflects the culture and values of McKinleyville. 

Boutique hotel, condos and new town name aired for Mack Town

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Residents are refining their vision for downtown McKinleyville as they develop a master plan for what they hope will be a pedestrian friendly village with affordable housing, places to gather, enjoyable outdoor areas and plenty of small shops. The ideas for the McKinleyville Town Center were discussed during

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