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     
  • Azale Conference Center 
    2275 Central Avenue
    McKinleyville, CA 95519
    (Unless otherwise announced)

    The November 2022 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee will be on November 30 (the 5th Wednesday) rather than on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

    McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee’s (MMAC’s) Incorporation Exploration Subcommittee is accepting applications for up to two (2) additional members from the community. Desired experience is as follows: 
    Expertise in economics, LAFCO and/or municipal government and its formation. This subcommittee has been directed to explore the feasibility of, and the process for municipal incorporation. To that end, the committee seeks additional committee members who can approach the topic with objectivity. Members will be expected to attend monthly subcommittee meetings, and complete assignments between meetings such as research, and/or compiling information. Members may be expected to take part in meetings of the full MMAC, or other meetings or forums where the committee’s work may be disseminated and discussed.  

    Application can be made by submitting a  letter of interest to that includes the following:

    Name, address, phone, e-mail address, and any experience or information pertinent to subcommittee membership. 

    Be sure to indicate in the email title that you are applying for the Incorporation Exploration Subcommittee. Submissions must be received by 5:00 pm on November 29th, 2022. Appointments will be announced at the November 30th, 2022 MMAC meeting.

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

September 28, 2022 MMAC Meeting Recording

October 26, 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

MMAC Members and Biographies


MemberAppointedReappointedTerm Expires
Bonnie Oliver04/16/1910/19/2110/25
Lisa Dugan10/19/21-10/25
Twila Sanchez12/10/1910/19/2110/25
Kevin Dreyer08/21/1208/23/16; 09/01/2008/24
Maya Conrad04/09/1909/01/2008/24
Kevin Jenkins08/23/1609/01/2008/24
Greg Orsini (Member) Scott Binder (Alternate)01/211/2201/23
Patrick Kaspari--POB
Municipal Advisory Committee Members