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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Scoping meeting to focus on cannabis Environmental Impact Report

**Please note: 

The scoping meeting scheduled for May 12 will focus on the scope and content of the Environmental Impact Report. Attendees should be prepared to address the environmental impacts to be analyzed as identified in the Notice of Preparation released on April 4, 2017, and to raise additional issues which may not have be identified in that Notice.

More detail regarding the proposed changes to the ordinance will be reviewed at a Planning Commission workshop on June 1, 2017, and a Board of Supervisors Workshop on June 13, 2017. 

For more information about the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors Workshops on the Proposed Changes to the Cannabis Ordinance scheduled for June 2017, please contact Michael Richardson by email at mrichardson@co.humboldt.ca.us; or by phone at (707) 268-3723.


**Below is an updated press release on the subject**


In the matter of Proposed Amendments to Humboldt County Code Regulating Commercial Cannabis Activities

DATE: May 12, 2017

TIME: 2:00pm to 5:00pm

LOCATION: Sequoia Conference Center

901 Myrtle Avenue

Eureka, CA 95501

On May 12th, from 2pm to 5pm, the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department will be holding a Scoping Meeting pursuant to California Public Resources Code Section 21083.9.  The scoping meeting will provide participants the opportunity to comment on the appropriate scope and content of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) which is being prepared for proposed amendments to the Humboldt County Code (project) regulating cannabis activities authorized under state law.  

The scoping meeting will focus on the scope and content of the EIR.  Attendees should be prepared to address the environmental impacts to be analyzed as identified in the Notice of Preparation released on April 4, 2017, and to raise additional issues which may not have be identified in that Notice.  

More detail regarding the proposed changes to the ordinance will be reviewed at a Planning Commission workshop on June 1, 2017, and a Board of Supervisors Workshop on June 13, 2017. 

More information about the NOP and the EIR is available on the County’s website at the following link:

http://www.humboldtgov.org/2308/Cannabis-EIR

For more information about the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors Workshops on the Proposed Changes to the Cannabis Ordinance scheduled for June, 2017, please contact Michael Richardson by email at mrichardson@co.humboldt.ca.us; or by phone at (707) 268-3723.


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