Posted on: April 20, 2017

Humboldt and Mendocino counties announce the closure of Bell Springs Road to through traffic

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On Sunday, April 16th, a rock slide six miles north of Leggett in northern Mendocino County forced the closure of Highway 101.  The California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) has not provided an update on when Highway 101 may re-open, but...

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CalTrans Road Conditions
Posted on: April 11, 2017

Statement from the Board of Supervisors

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When the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors appointed David Marcus as the county’s Public Defender on Feb. 9, the Board requested a date where they could meet with Mr. Marcus and set expectations and goals for the position. That date was today and the B...

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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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Cannabis EIR info
Posted on: March 30, 2017

Measure Z Citizens' Advisory Committee Finalizes Recommendations

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The Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Measure Z expenditures this week finalized its recommendations for projects to be funded in Fiscal Year 2017-18. In total, the committee recommended 12 projects to be funded, in addition to projects that requi...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Planned network outage at Clark Complex Thursday afternoon

The County of Humboldt will perform maintenance on its computer network during the afternoon of Thursday, March 30 at the Clark Complex and it will affect those doing business with the Planning & Building Department and Land Use Division of the Public...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Groundbreaking ceremony for Juvenile Hall replacement project

The County of Humboldt will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, April 3 to celebrate the beginning of construction on a new Juvenile Hall facility. By replacing the current aging facility, the county can more effectively create a safe and supportive...

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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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Citizens' Advisory Committee 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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