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

Dec. 30 is the last day to file a cannabis permit application

If you are planning on operating locally as a cannabis cultivator in 2017 you must submit your application to the Planning & Building Department’s Cannabis Services Division no later than Friday, Dec. 30. This deadline also applies to individuals se...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Apply now to be on Measure Z committee

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is currently accepting applications for the Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Measure Z Expenditures. Measure Z is a local half-cent sales tax passed by voters in November 2014 to address public safety and ...

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Application
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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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Humboldt Second Chance Program, $400K grant aimed at reducing recidivism, hiring ex-offenders

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The Humboldt County Economic Development Team and Workforce Development Board today announced the receipt of a $400,000 recidivism reduction grant award from the State Workforce Development Board. Humboldt is one of eight counties awarded funds to explor...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Information on Measure U to be considered by voters on Nov. 8

Map showing where road work would occur using Measure U funds

Humboldt County voters will be asked to consider Measure U on the November ballot; a 20-year, half-cent special sales tax to fund transportation needs such as road maintenance, repairs, fixing potholes and other aging transportation infrastructure. Measur...Read on...

Measure U map, information
Posted on: August 11, 2016

Important deadlines coming up for cannabis cultivators

Registration and application deadlines for medical cannabis growers

As our community works to comply with new and complex state and local regulations relating to commercial cannabis cultivation, there are a few important dates coming up that you should be aware of.

Tuesday, Aug. 23This is the deadline to register an ...Read on...

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