Tag Archives: Supervisor Rex Bohn

Bohn-Madrone clash over conflicts of interest sparked up by appointment

Bohn-Madrone clash over conflicts of interest sparked up by appointment

“To try to disparage my family and myself continuously is quite unnerving” and he questioned why Madrone would “make the insinuations that you do and then come back and say ‘I hope our board can work together.’”

HumCo supe on county sheltering order: ‘I fear for our children’

​The effects of the county’s shelter-in-place order, which has been in effect since March 20, include school shutdowns and lack of social contact between children. “We’ve shocked and awed them like they’ve never seen before,” Bohn said. “We’ve got to tell kids what we’re doing, why we’re doing this and what we’re going to do for them – because I worry about the children.”

Bohn wants state-wide shelter-in-place order lifted

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – At the request of First District Supervisor Rex Bohn, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will consider asking Gov. Gavin Newsom to lift the state-wide shelter-in-place order and allow county health officials to determine their own response to the coronavirus pandemic. The request will be considered by the board at

Ordinance targets reckless shooting

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Driven by unsafe firearm use on river bars and other public areas, the county’s Board of Supervisors has advanced an ordinance that bans target shooting outside of private properties. Supervisors approved the introduction of the ordinance at their July 10 meeting. The ordinance doesn’t apply to lawful hunting

Humboldt charges ahead with EV stations

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County is taking action to comply with a state law requiring expedited permitting for electric vehicle charging stations and Supervisor Mike Wilson has described it as a first step toward electric switchover. “It’s the minimum and I think we need to start talking about what we can

County takes ‘civil rights and diversity’ stance

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Amid calls for something stronger, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has approved a “civil rights and diversity” resolution. Approved at the Aug. 15 supervisors meeting, the resolution declares that the board “encourages and supports local law enforcement agencies, including the Sheriff’s Office, to not use staff resources to