Tag Archives: McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee

OPINION: Who decides what happens in McKinleyville?

OPINION: Who decides what happens in McKinleyville?

This question has been coming up a lot lately in McKinleyville. It comes up often at McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee meetings (McKMAC) and it comes up at McKinleyville Organizing Coalition meetings. You can hear the question asked at the coffee shop, the lube place, the gas station. There are as many opinions as there are

McKinleyville looks at racism

UPDATE: Article has been corrected to show that Ben Shepherd refused to put Craig Tucker’s request to take a position on the rent control measure because he thought it was outside the committee’s purview, not because rent control itself was outside the committee’ purview. Editor’s note: The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee was scheduled to discuss the topic

Economics to determine future of McKinleyville Town Center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There’s strong support in McKinleyville for the creation of a pedestrian-friendly town center, but it is unknown whether the vision for the heart of the community is economically viable. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee took up the issue at its meeting May 31, hearing from supporters of the

Residents push for McKinleyville town center

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A group of McKinleyville residents is once again trying to rekindle an effort to create a town center in the unincorporated community. The McKinleyville Organizing Committee is holding a special meeting Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Grace Good Shepherd Church, 1450 Hiller Rd. in

New McK smoking rules backed

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee is urging the Board of Supervisors to adopt a smoking ordinance, but with some caveats. At its Feb. 22 meeting the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted 5-1, with member Kevin Dreyer dissenting, to recommend that supervisors approve an ordinance to protect people from second-hand

Agendas on the agenda at tonight’s McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee meeting

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE –  The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee may change its policy tonight, Feb. 22 on how items are placed on its meeting agendas. The proposal was spurred by a conflict last year, in which a committee member wanted to place an item on the agenda, but the request was refused

McKMack takes up smoking

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville’s advisory committee may make a recommendation tonight, Feb. 22 on whether the county should pursue its own smoking ordinance. The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee will take up the matter when it meets at 6 p.m. at the newly named Middle School Conference Center (previously called the Azalea

McKinleyville committee meeting canceled

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The monthly meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 25, has been canceled. The county advisory committee had planned on discussing a proposed ordinance to ban smoking in particular areas, such as parks and at entrances to buildings. The committee typically meets on the last

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