Posted on: September 21, 2017

Apply now to serve on Partnership HealthPlan Board

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is seeking nominations to fill one seat on the Partnership HealthPlan Board of Commissioners. Partnership HealthPlan of California is the health plan for Medi-Cal patients in Humboldt and 13 other counties...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

10 adults take big step towards sobriety, graduate Drug Court

The Adult Drug Court Program invites the public to celebrate the completion of its program by 10 participants. The graduation will take place Oct. 6 at 2:30 pm at the Jury Selection room on the ground floor of the Humboldt County courthouse. Members of ou...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Draft EIR for proposed update to cannabis ordinance is now available

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The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) (SCH # 2017042022) for the proposed amendments to Humboldt County Code Regulating Commercial Cannabis Activities (proposed ordinance) is now available for review. Public comment on this document is invited for ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Smoke from inland fires prompts opening of temporary clean air centers

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Smoke from more than a dozen fires burning North and East of Humboldt County have prompted officials to declare a local health emergency and spurred the opening of multiple temporary clean air centers.

“Smoke is basically condensed, fine particul...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Notice of Planning Commission Public Workshops on Cannabis Ordinance Review

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On Sept. 7, and Sept. 21 beginning at 5 pm, or as soon thereafter as possible, the Humboldt County Planning Commission will hold a public workshop to review proposed draft revisions to the county’s Commercial Cannabis Land Use Ordinance (CCLUO).  ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

County to address sea level rise in vulnerable areas

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On August 9 the Coastal Commission awarded a $50,000 grant to Humboldt County to develop collaborative strategies to address sea level rise for some of the county’s most vulnerable areas – King Salmon, Fields Landing, and Fairhaven/Finn Town.

In the Humbol...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Board appoints Lisa DeMatteo as HR Director

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The County of Humboldt is pleased to announce Lisa DeMatteo as its new director of Human Resources. DeMatteo was appointed to the position by the Board of Supervisors in July and began work last week.

DeMatteo has extensive experience providing senior-leve...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Headwaters Grant Fund accepting applications for 2017

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Headwaters web pageThe Headwaters Grant Fund is now accepting applications for economic development projects. The total award available through this funding cycle is $75,000 which will be divided among selected project proposals.  The deadline to...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

More permitting services now offered from one single location

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Navigating the county’s permitting process just became a little easier this week as two different permitting agencies are now helping customers from the same location. Effective Aug. 1, you can now get services from the Planning & Building Department ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Humboldt County keeps citizens safe and informed with Humboldt ALERT

The Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents, staff and emergency personnel safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notificati...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Registration deadline is tomorrow for no-cost ADA training for contractors, property managers

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In an effort to help local contractors, engineers, property managers and other businesses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the County of Humboldt will be providing a free workshop on the subject in July. The deadline to register is F...

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Posted on: July 15, 2017

Safe Homes program meeting in the Humboldt County Library

Humboldt County is moving forward with one of the Housing Element’s implementation programs that would allow qualified unpermitted homes to become permitted through a “Safe Homes” program. 

We invite you to provide us...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

AB 1250 hurts county's ability to provide services to the most vulnerable

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Bill would impose a defacto ban on county’s ability to contract with community-based organizations, nonprofits and private local businesses to provide services

The County of Humboldt sent a letter recently to the legislature signaling its strong opposition...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

How much do you love clean water? Short online 'Clean Boating Quiz' offers answers, rewards

Humboldt County Public Works Department invites you to take personal action to protect California’s waterways from boating pollution by completing a short Clean Boating Quiz.

This educational tool will test your knowledge on clean boating practices and pro...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Child Support Services issues Father's Day Message

This Father’s Day, the state and local Child Support Services agencies commend fathers who set a good example and support the well-being and stability of their children. Fatherhood involvement benefits not just the children or the parent, but so...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Humboldt Bay fuel spill exercise to take place Thursday

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) has partnered with Chevron and local emergency response agencies to conduct a full-scale functional exercise in Eureka on Thursday, June 8. A law enforcement and fire agency presen...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Consider purchasing flood insurance and saving money before new maps become effective

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The federal government is getting ready to update its flood maps, and you may soon be required to purchase flood insurance for the first time. However, if you are one of the more than 200 citizens in Humboldt County who will be affected by these changes, ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Are you in the tsunami zone? Now there's an app for that

Humboldt County now has a free Tsunami App! Check it out at http://arcg.is/2q9U50p.

Todd Becker, Environmental Analyst for the Humboldt County Department of Public Works and member of the Redwood Coast Tsunami Work Group (RCTWG) has developed an app for us...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Comment period on revised draft EIR for General Plan Update extended

The comment period on the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report (RDEIR) for the General Plan Update is extended to Friday, June 30, 2017. 

The RDEIR is available for public review on the county’s website at and available in hardcopy ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Notice of Public Workshops on Cannabis Ordinance Policy Review

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

DATES:   Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:00 pm - Planning Commission

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Governor Brown appoints Elvine-Kreis to Humboldt County Superior Court

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From the Governor’s Press Office

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Gregory J. Elvine-Kreis to a judgeship in the Humboldt County Superior Court.

Elvine-Kreis, 47, of Arcata, has been supervising attorney at the Humbol...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Pesticide training for cannabis cultivators

On May 31 the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation will offer pesticide use compliance training for the commercial cannabis cultivation industry.

Humboldt County’s Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance and...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Humboldt County Events for the month of May

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This monthly listing of community events, compliments of the Eureka-Humboldt Visitors Bureau, is now available. This is a hand out version - more detail can be found on the Visitor's Bureau website at www.redwoods.i...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Scoping meeting to focus on cannabis Environmental Impact Report

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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 o...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

County releases Notice of Preparation for cannabis environmental impact report

Humboldt County has just released a Notice of Preparation (NOP) for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that will evaluate the environmental impacts of proposed changes to the County’s Commercial Cannabis Ordinance. A sampling of the changes to...

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