McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee


All McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (MMAC) meetings are open to the public, and will be conducted according to the requirements of the Brown Act.

  • The fourth Wednesday of every month
  • 6 pm
  • McKinleyville School District     
  • Azalea Conference Center 
    2275 Central Avenue
    McKinleyville, CA 95519
    (Unless otherwise announced)

    McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee to Meet at The Center

    The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (MMAC) will hold their Regular Meeting on August 24, 6:00 pm, at The Center, 1615 Heartwood Drive in McKinleyville at the invitation of Hillarie Beyer, Executive Director of the McKinleyville Family Resource Center.  The meeting will also have a hybrid Zoom option for attendees.  The meeting agenda will include a presentation on the work of the McKinleyville Family Resource Center since their move into The Center facility, a presentation by Michael Seaman of California (Un) Incorporated and community safety updates (pending availability of HC Sheriff's office, Arcata Fire and CHP representatives during this active wildfire season).  A full agenda including a Zoom link for the meeting will be posted by August 19 at this MMAC webpage, at the McKinleyville Branch of the Humboldt County Library and at The Center.

The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee is working with the Humboldt County Planning Division on drafting a Zoning Ordinance for the McKinleyville Town Center area. Please visit the McKinleyville Town Center Master Plan webpage to learn more about the project.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas and Minutes

June 22, 2022 MMAC Meeting Recording


The MMAC is comprised of seven volunteers who reside, own property or conduct a business in the greater McKinleyville area.


To send public comments to the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee, email them to the Clerk of the Board's office at The Clerk of the Board will distribute correspondence to the MMAC members in accordance with Brown Act procedures.


The MMAC provides a consistent and inviting community forum for the public to hear about and advise the Planning Commission and board on local community issues. This could include issues regarding:

  • Financing
  • Land-use Planning
  • Operations
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
  • Safety
  • Welfare


The MMAC is tasked with gathering input from the community and commenting on matters of concern which relate to county services provided to the greater McKinleyville area including but not limited to public works, health, safety, welfare and public financing. The MMAC is not intended to address countywide topics.

A secondary responsibility of the MMAC is to review, comment and provide advisory recommendations to the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors on proposed zoning amendments, and general plan petitions and amendments located within the McKinleyville planning area related to conformance with the McKinleyville community plan. The MMAC will also discuss and provide input on long-range planning issues.

The MMAC does not review, comment or provide advisory recommendations on subdivisions, conditional use permits, special permits, coastal development permits or variances unless they are part of a larger project which also includes a general plan amendment or zone reclassification.  The MMAC will make recommendations on proposed zoning and general plan petitions and amendments, but is not a decision making body. The MMAC does not have authority to make, set, provide interpretation of or enforce county ordinances, policies or laws. 

Rules, Regulations and Procedures for Operation of the MMAC Committee