Posted on: March 17, 2017

Governor appoints Supervisor Sundberg to Coastal Commission

Supervisor Ryan Sundberg

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced his appointment of Fifth District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg to the California Coastal Commission.

Established in 1972, the Coastal Commission works in partnership with coastal cities and counties to plan an...

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California Coastal Commission
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Online forum for Measure S closes April 3

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In November 2016, Humboldt County voters passed Measure S which places a tax on individuals who cultivate cannabis for commercial purposes. Now, as the county prepares for the impacts of this measure and newly legalized industry, the Board of Supervisors ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Clarification regarding recent appointment of Public Defender

Following is a press release from the Board of Supervisors:

There has been a lot of misinformation surrounding the Board of Supervisors’ hiring of David Marcus as the Public Defender that needs clarification.

After receiving numerous applications the ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Tonight's Budget Roadshow moved to McKinleyville Library

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Due to icy road conditions along US Highway 299, the County of Humboldt has moved tonight’s Budget Roadshow meeting to the McKinleyville Library at 1606 Pickett Road in McKinleyville. The meeting was previously scheduled to take place at Willow Creek Comm...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

County hires Jasmine Manuel as ADA coordinator

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The County of Humboldt on Jan. 30 named Jasmine Manuel as its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator. The ADA coordinator is a new position within the county, and Manuel is part of the Human Resources Department.

In her role, Manuel will monitor...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Board appoints David Marcus as Public Defender

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed David Marcus to the position of Public Defender. Marcus replaces Kevin Robinson, who retired from the county in December.

Marcus has previous experience as the Lassen County Public Defender for ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Headwaters Fund Seeking Board Members

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The Headwaters Fund is recruiting for a new member for the Headwaters Fund Board, the community board overseeing all aspects of the Headwaters Fund. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Working with Headwaters Fund staff, board members review a...

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Headwaters Fund web page
Posted on: February 7, 2017

North Coast Regional Child Support Director Wins Inaugural Debbie Frahm Leadership Award

North Coast Regional DCSS Director Lisa Dugan receives the Frahm Leadership Award from California Department of Child Support Services Director Alisha Griffin

Sacramento – North Coast Regional Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) Director Lisa Dugan was honored by California DCSS Director Alisha Griffin last Wednesday for the county’s outstanding efforts to support families throughout the...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Headwaters Fund Mini-Grants Available

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The Headwaters Fund has $20,000 available in mini-grants for projects to promote local economic development. The mini-grants are typically $1,000 to $1,500, and support projects and events that spur economic development. The application process is simple,...

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Headwaters Fund mini-grant web page
Posted on: January 25, 2017

One week left to submit Measure Z applications

If you are seeking Measure Z funding for your public safety project, the deadline to submit your application is Friday, Feb. 17.

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In 2014, the voters of Humboldt County passed Measure Z to make their communities safer. Over the last two years, t...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Report damages from recent storm

Highway 211 flooded going in to Ferndale

Last week a large storm hit Humboldt County and on Jan. 9 the Office of Emergency Services issued a notice to citizens warning that several local rivers may reach and exceed flood stage. Many local roads were closed or damaged as a result of the storm, as...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Submit application to serve on Planning Commission

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications to fill one space on the Planning Commission, with a term set to begin on Feb. 1, 2017.

Members of the public can submit applications any time during the year to serve on the commission. Ho...

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Planning Commission Web Page
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Storm impacts on local rivers and low-lying areas

Significant rainfall from last evening and today may cause local area river levels to rise above flood stage.  The weather forecast is calling for an additional inch or so of rainfall through Wednesday, though more rain can be expected at higher ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Update regarding cannabis permit applications

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Following is an update from Planning & Building Director John H. Ford:

We have had a very positive response to the three group assistance meetings we have already held for cannabis applicants. We know many of you still have questions, and will need assista...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Supervisor Bass elected 2nd VP for state-wide association of counties

Humboldt County now has a leadership position on the state’s top association that advocates for state and federal issues on behalf of California’s 58 counties. Fourth District Supervisor Virginia Bass last week was elected 2nd Vice President f...

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