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Posted on: June 13, 2019

New Southern Humboldt office for Supervisor Fennell, Planning & Building Department to open Monday

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In an effort to provide Southern Humboldt residents with better access to their elected official and the Planning & Building Department, the county will open a satellite office in Redway on Monday, June 17. The Redway location is 3156 Redwood Drive. S...

Read about the satellite office in Redway

County Administrative Office
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Help Humboldt's public health plan by serving on Partnership Board

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is seeking nominations to appoint a representative to the Partnership HealthPlan of California Board of Commissioners. Partnership is the Medicaid-managed care health plan for Humboldt County’s Medi-Cal p...

Read more about serving on Partnership Board

View the application County Administrative Office
Posted on: June 4, 2019

First inclusive county playground to be unveiled at Freshwater Park

Freshwater Park's ADA-accessible playground is shown with a platform and "zip line" feature

A months-long construction project that included a full, colorful overhaul of the playground and other facilities at Freshwater Park will be unveiled to the public on Friday, June 7. When the park re-opens, children of all abilities will be able to use th...

Read more about improvements at Freshwater Park

Freshwater Park web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Comment period extended for Wind Energy Project

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The close of the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Humboldt Wind Energy Project has been extended from June 5, 2019 to June 14, 2019.

All comments on the Draft EIR must be received by the county no later than 5 p...

Read more about the Wind Energy .

Wind Energy Project Website County Administrative Office
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Humboldt County Parks Expands Life Jacket Loaner Program

Brightly colored life jackets are available to borrow at loan stations around Humboldt County.

Life jackets will be available at Big Lagoon, Freshwater, Van Duzen, and A.W. Way County Parks from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day thanks to a grant from the Sea Tow Foundation. Life jackets ranging in size from infant to adult extra-large will be...

Read more about the Life Jacket Loaner Program

Life Jacket Loaner Program County Administrative Office
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Workshops To Discuss Rezoning To Implement The Humboldt County General Plan Land Use Maps

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You are invited to attend a workshop near you to discuss and provide your input about the zoning changes, review mapping in your community, and help the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors align the county’s zoning maps with the Gen...

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Zoning Map Amendments County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Funding Opportunity: GO-Biz grant Solicitation is now available!

California Workforce Development Board

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has announced that the California Community Reinvestment Grants (CalCRG) program Grant Solicitation is now available.

The Grant Solicitation and link to the Online Application Po...

Read more about this funding opportunity

CalCRG Website County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Wind Energy Project Draft EIR now available for review

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The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Humboldt Wind Energy Project is now available for review. Humboldt Wind, LLC submitted an application to Humboldt County for a conditional use permit to construct and operate the proposed project, a wind...

Read more about the wind energy project

Wind Energy Project Draft EIR web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Revised dates for Housing Element workshop and public hearing

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The Planning Commission workshop and public hearing for the 2019 Housing Element have been rescheduled due to the number of scheduled agenda items.

The Planning Commission workshop will be held Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 6 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the...

Read more about 2019 Housing Element

County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Headwaters Fund seeking new board members - Applications due April 15

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The Headwaters Fund is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the Headwaters Fund Board. Applications can be found on the county website and are due on April 15th.

The Headwaters Fund invests in projects through grants and loans to help the citizens of H...

Read more about the Headwaters Fund Board

Headwaters Fund Board Website County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Planning Commission Seeking Public Input on Zoning Text Amendments to Implement General Plan

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The Planning Commission wants to encourage public participation on the amendments to the Zoning Ordinance.  In order to increase public understanding the review of the amendments have been divided into smaller pieces as follows: 

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Read more about zoning text amendments

Zoning Text Amendments County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Adult Drug Court to graduate 7 participants

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The Adult Drug Court Program invites the public to celebrate the completion of its program by 7 participants. The graduation will take place March 22 at 2:30 pm at the Jury Selection room on the ground floor of the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka. Me...

Read more about Drug Court graduation

Learn more about Adult Drug Court County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Discuss Sea Level Rise and Tsunami Safety for the Humboldt Bay Area

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Workshop Announcement

 

Humboldt Bay Area Plan Update Workshop #3

Discuss Sea Level Rise and Tsunami Safety 

for the Humboldt Bay Area 

 Tuesday, March 26, 2019, from 6 to 8 PM

Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and Tsunami aware...

Read more about sea level rise

Local Coastal Plan Update County Administrative Office
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Report crop, other damages from recent storm

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A series of storms known as an atmospheric river recently hit Humboldt County resulting in significant flooding of agricultural areas. The Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services (OES) issued a notice to citizens warning that several local rivers may...

Read more about storm damages

Damage Reporting Web Page County Administrative Office
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Humboldt Bay Area Plan Update Workshop

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Workshop Announcement

 

Humboldt Bay Area Plan Update Workshop #2

 Discuss Potential Commercial, Residential and other Land Use Changes

 for the Humboldt Bay Area Plan

Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 6 to 8 PM

 

Humboldt County ...

Read more about the HBAP update

Local Coastal Plan Update web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: February 22, 2019

What County Work is Most Important to You? Humboldt Roadshow Coming to Your Town in March

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The Humboldt County Roadshow will make its first stop on March 13, and citizens are invited to attend when it hits your area. At this interactive, award-winning event you can visit in person with elected officials and county staff to talk about your commu...

Read more about the Humboldt County Roadshow

Roadshow web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Update on County Code Enforcement Actions on Unpermitted Cannabis Operations for 2019

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Humboldt County Code Enforcement uses a variety of tools and information sources to actively identify, investigate, and notice property owners who have unpermitted cannabis operations on their property. If you intend to legally cultivate cannabis in Humbo...

Read more about Code Enforcement

Planning & Building web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Workshop Announcement - Potential Land Use & Zone Changes

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Industry around the Humboldt Bay area is changing, resulting in large amounts of vacant industrial land.  Humboldt County is studying how to re-use this land to provide a diverse mix of business and industry.  It may be necessary to chan...

Read more about potential zoning changes

Local Coastal Plan Update web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Humboldt County Releases Draft McKay Community Forest Trail Plan

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The Humboldt County Public Works today released the draft McKay Community Forest Trail Plan for public review. The purpose of the Trail Plan is to provide a blueprint for the development of trails, access points, and amenities to support recreational and ...

Read more about trails in the McKay Forest

McKay Community Forest web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Review proposed changes in Humboldt County’s Zoning Ordinance to Implement 2017 General Plan

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Humboldt County is considering amendments to the Humboldt County Zoning Ordinance for the areas outside the Coastal Zone to implement the 2017 Humboldt County General Plan.  A series of public workshops to discuss these proposed changes will be h...

Read more about proposed GPU changes

County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Renewed opportunity to improve public safety with Measure Z funding

Orick Resident Deputy Conlin

The voters of Humboldt County in November renewed a measure that provides locally controlled funding for public safety and essential services. Now, the citizen group that advises the Board of Supervisors on these funds is looking for projects that make Hu...

Read more about applying for Measure Z funding

Measure Z Committee web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 17, 2019

County Parks Division to assist keeping federal public lands open during federal shutdown

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At the request of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Humboldt County Parks Division will be assisting in keeping our Humboldt County BLM public lands open during the federal shutdown. Beginning Saturday, Jan. 19, Humboldt County Parks will service t...

Read more about the county keeping BLM lands open

County Parks & Trails web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Get Your Idea for Local Job Growth Off the Ground with a Grant from the Headwaters Fund

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If you have a great idea that could promote local business growth or job creation, consider applying for a grant award through the Humboldt County Headwaters Grant Fund. Applications for Fiscal Year 2018-19 will be accepted from Feb. 1 through Mar. 29, wi...

Read more about the Headwaters Grant Fun

Headwaters Grant Fund web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Final Call to Apply to Serve on the Measure Z Committee

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If you are interested in improving public safety in Humboldt County, consider applying to serve on the Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Measure Z Expenditures. This committee recommends to the Board of Supervisors projects to be funded by the lo...

Read more about the Measure Z committee

Measure Z Web Page County Administrative Office
Posted on: December 31, 2018

State Recommends Funding for Completion of Humboldt Bay Trail

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The project to complete the 4-mile gap in the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata is on the list of projects recommended for funding through the state’s 2019 Active Transportation Program.

The Active Transportation Program is a competiti...

Read more about the Humboldt Bay Trail

Find more info on the Humboldt Bay Trail website County Administrative Office
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Public Invited to Apply for At-Large Position on Planning Commission

The Humboldt County Planning Commission will have a vacant seat open and members of the public are invited to apply. The Planning Commission is the county’s planning agency, made up of seven individuals appointed by the Board of Supervisors to r...

Read on...

County Administrative Office
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Rural Community and Business Leaders Raise More Than $56,000 for Humboldt County Charities

Supervisor Bohn presenting members of Families Advocating Autism Now (FAAN) with a check from RCRC f

The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) announced today that rural community and business leaders from across the state raised $56,590 for seven Humboldt County Charities at RCRC’s 2018 Annual Meeting. Raised during the RCRC Basket...

Read more about charities that will benefit

County Administrative Office
Posted on: December 4, 2018

County offices to close on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in observance of National Day of Mourning

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Offices at the County of Humboldt will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 5, in observance of the National Day of Mourning for President George H. W Bush.

Essential services, such as law enforcement offices, will remain open and operational.

Humboldt County follows ...

Read more about National Day of Mourning

County Administrative Office
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Miss Deadline to Register to Vote for Nov. 6 Election? It’s Not Too Late!

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State law allows voters who missed their voter registration deadline on Oct. 22 to register on a later date and vote the same day. Called Conditional Voter Registration and Provisional Voting, the Humboldt County Office of Elections will be offering this ...

Read more about registering

More elections info County Administrative Office
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Tuesday update on unknown substance located at county courthouse

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Based on results from yesterday’s field tests, the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services - Public Health concluded that the substance found on the ground floor court house door at 421 I Street in Eureka was not an identified ...

Read on ...

County Administrative Office
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Potential changes in land use and zoning for Industrial/Coastal-Dependent Lands

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Humboldt County is evaluating the Humboldt Bay Area Plan and Coastal Zoning Regulations related to Industrial/Coastal-Dependent (MC).  A recent study suggests there is an over-supply of MC-designated lands, and, it may be in the public interest f...

Read more about potential zoning changes

Local Coastal Plan web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: October 5, 2018

County offices to close during organization-wide training day

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The County of Humboldt will again use an upcoming holiday as an opportunity to efficiently provide important training to employees on subjects like the Americans with Disabilities Act, ethics, discrimination and sexual harassment and more. For the third y...

Read more about the county's training day

County Administrative Office
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Planning Commission Hearing on Oct. 4

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Planning Commission Hearing on Zoning Text Amendments andZone Reclassifications to Implement the General Plan

DATE: Thursday, October 4th - 6:00 pm

LOCATION: Board of Supervisors Chamber

Humboldt County Courthouse

825 5th Street

Eureka, CA 95501

On Thursday, Oc...

Read more about the hearing

County Administrative Office
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Drug Court Graduation on October 12 at 2:30pm

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Humboldt County Probation, Adult Drug Court

825 5th Street, Eureka, California 95501

brobie@co.humboldt.ca.us   (707) 476-2371

  

Press Release- For immediate release- 

Future contact person- Chief Shaun Brenneman 2...

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Additional Info... County Administrative Office
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Poll workers needed for Nov. 6 General Election

Poll Workers

The Humboldt County Office of Elections is looking for Poll Workers for the upcoming Statewide General Election on November 6.

Position Needed

Clerks (team members)

Clerks

Clerks open and close the polls, issue ballots, keep track of who has voted, and, in so...

Read more about becoming a poll worker

County Administrative Office
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Permit processing becoming more efficient, transparent with new online platform

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In an effort to provide more efficient and transparent customer service, the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department later this month will transition to a new online system to process building and land use permits.

Beginning Sept. 24, the Planning...

Read more about online permit managment

Online Permit Management County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Nearly 80 laptop computers donated to foster youth

Foster youth holding a laptop standing between two support staff

Representatives from the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC), National Homebuyers Fund, Inc. (NHF), and iFoster on Tuesday provided an update to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on the distribution of nearly 80 gifted laptops to loca...

Read more about the laptop program

County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Ag Department hosting pesticide use training for cannabis cultivators

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The Agricultural Commissioner’s Office is teaming up with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation later this month to offer pesticide use compliance training for the commercial cannabis cultivation industry.

Humboldt County’s ...

Read about pesticide training

County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Cody Roggatz to serve as county's Director of Aviation

Cody Roggatz

The County of Humboldt is taking its airport system to new heights, and Cody Roggatz will be the person to lead the way. On Tuesday, Aug. 21 the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to formally appoint Roggatz, currently the Transportation Di...

Read about Cody Roggatz's appointment

Additional Info... County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Child Support Awareness Month “They Don’t Need Perfect – They Just Need You”

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August is Child Support Awareness Month. The California Department of Child Support Services (CA DCSS) and the 49 local and regional child support agencies use this opportunity to inform the public about the availability and benefits of child support serv...

Read about Child Support Awareness Month

Child Support website County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Board Unanimously Places Public Safety & Essential Services Renewal Measure on November Ballot

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors today voted unanimously to place the Public Safety and Essential Services Renewal Measure on the November ballot. If enacted, the measure would renew existing, voter-approved locally controlled funding for essentia...

Read about the renewal measure

Additional Info... County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Humboldt County Assessing Needs to Help Respond to Fires

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As multiple wildfires continue to threaten our neighboring counties, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services has created an information line dedicated to assessing the needs of evacuees entering our community.Evacuees entering...

Find evacuee resources and information

County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Humboldt files suit against big pharma over opioid crisis

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In the face of the worst man-made epidemic in modern medical history, known as the opioid crisis, the County of Humboldt this week filed a federal lawsuit against the largest manufacturers and primary distributors of prescription opioids in the United Sta...

Read about the county's lawsuit

County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Study: Humboldt Bay at highest risk of sea level rise on U.S. west coast

Map showing King Salmon inundated by 3 feet of water

Humboldt Bay is at the highest risk of sea level rise on the entire U.S. west coast. The County has completed a sea level rise vulnerability assessment indicating three communities are at risk of being inundated by sea level rise. Nearly 400 residential p...

Read more about Sea Level Rise in Humboldt

Local Coastal Plan Update County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Funding Awarded to California Conservation Corps for Trail Construction in McKay Community Forest

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On June 28, 2018, the California Transportation Commission approved a funding award of $660,000 to the California Conservation Corps to support two years of trail construction within the McKay Community Forest, located southeast of Eureka. Funding was pro...

Read more about the McKay Community Forest

McKay Community Forest web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: June 29, 2018

'Definite Plan' for Klamath Dam Removal Unveiled

County Seal

The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) filed the Definite Plan for Klamath Dam removal with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today. The Definite Plan provides specific details regarding the removal of the lower four Klamath River dams...

Read more about the Definite Plan...

Additional Info... County Administrative Office
Posted on: June 29, 2018

More bus rides to and from Southern Humboldt beginning Monday

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Beginning on Monday, July 2, Humboldt County bus riders will have more opportunities to take public transportation to and from gorgeous Southern Humboldt, including more stops along the world-renowned Avenue of the Giants. The Humboldt Transit Authority (...

Read more about expanded service in SoHum

Learn more at the HTA website County Administrative Office
Posted on: June 21, 2018

County Fair To Postpone July Flat-Track Motorcycle Race Event

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The Humboldt County Fair Association is postponing a July 14, 2018 flat-track motorcycle race event until the summer of 2019.  The fair association is currently working through Humboldt County’s Conditional Use Permit process to hold sp...

Read more about the event postponement

County Administrative Office
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Airport to hold live drill on Wednesday

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The Humboldt County Aviation Division will be holding a live emergency drill at the California Redwood Coast – Humboldt County Airport on Wednesday, June 13 from 5:30 pm to approximately 8 pm. Federal Aviation Regulation Part 139 requires that t...

Read more about the airport drill

County Administrative Office
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Humboldt Bay Trail: Travel and trail use survey

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The County of Humboldt is pursuing the funding necessary to construct the final four miles of the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata. Please complete our survey to help the county understand current non-motorized travel patterns between...

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Take the survey County Administrative Office
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Learn about county's family-centered approach child support services

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Giving a child the security and happiness they need when their parents live separate lives can be a tough road. The North Coast Regional Department of Child Support Services recognizes and respects that road, and they are here to help. If you are interest...

Read more about child support

County Administrative Office
Posted on: May 11, 2018

No-Cost ADA Training for Design Professionals, Building Owners & Property Managers

ADA Training Flyer

In an effort to help local design professionals, plan checkers, inspectors, building owners and other businesses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the County of Humboldt will be providing a free workshop on this subject in June.

This w...

Read about the upcoming ADA training

ADA Training Flyer County Administrative Office
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Supervisor Sundberg re-appointed to EPA advisory committee

Supervisor Ryan Sundberg

On May 2, 5th District Supervisor and Chair of the Board Ryan Sundberg was reappointed to serve a second term on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Local Government Advisory Committee. The committee was chartered in 1992 to advise the E...

Read on...

Learn more about the LGAC County Administrative Office
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Former Arcata Library Branch Manager Nick Wilczek named County Librarian

Nick Wilczek, County Librarian

The County of Humboldt is pleased to announce Nick Wilczek as its new Library Director. Wilczek, formerly the branch manager for the Arcata Library, was appointed by the Board of Supervisors recently and will begin serving as the department director on Tu...

Read more about the new Librarian

Learn more about the Library County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Measure Z spending plan totals $11.6 million for FY 18-19

Heavy equipment digging a trench and replacing a damaged culvert

With $7.2 million already dedicated to next year’s budget for public safety services like employing deputies in the Sheriff’s Office, prosecutors in the District Attorney’s office,  probation officers to reduce recid...

Read more about this year's Measure Z projects

More info available at the Measure Z web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Board appoints Reavis as Public Defender

Marek Reavis - Public Defender

The County of Humboldt is pleased to announce Marek Reavis as its new Public Defender. Reavis was appointed by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday after serving as the interim Public Defender since March 12. Reavis takes over for Kaleb Cockrum, who was ap...

Read more about the Public Defender

County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Supervisor Fennell elected president of California Cannabis Authority

2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell

The California Cannabis Authority (CCA) Board has elected Humboldt County Supervisor Estelle Fennell as its first president to lead the organization. The newly-established county Joint Powers Authority met for the first time last month in Monterey County....

Read more about the Cannabis JPA

County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Innovative program helps rural families get needed financial support

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Over the last 19 months North Coast Regional Department of Child Support Services (North Coast DCSS) has collected more than $1 million in child support for California families through its newly-developed worker’s compensation team.

Last fiscal y...

Read about innovation at North Coast DCSS

County Administrative Office
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Advocacy body for rural California heading to Humboldt

RCRC

Following is a news release from the Rural County Representatives of California, which is chaired by First District Supervisor Rex Bohn:

Nearly 50 locally elected officials, county leaders and staff will descend upon Humboldt County later this month as the...

Read more about the RCRC meeting

County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Poll workers still needed for June 5 Primary Election

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Lots of folks have inquired about serving as a poll worker for the upcoming Statewide Direct Primary Election on June 5, but more are still needed.

Positions Available

  • Inspectors (team leaders)
  • Clerks (team members)
  • Rovers (traveling support to poll workers)
  • E...
Read more about the June 5 primary election

Office of Elections website County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Tsunami Preparedness Week kicks off today

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Are you ready for a tsunami? Monday, March 26 marks the beginning of Tsunami Preparedness Week on the North Coast. During this week, Humboldt County is taking the opportunity to practice our emergency alert procedures in the event of a tsunami generated f...

Read more about tsunami preparedness

County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Public hearing on Monday for commercial cannabis land use ordinance

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Notice of Board of Supervisors Public Hearing

In the matter of Proposed Amendments to Humboldt County Code Regulating Commercial Cannabis Activities

DATE: Monday, March 19, 2018 - 9:00 am

LOCATION: Board of Supervisors Chamber

Humboldt County Courthouse

825 5t...

Read about the cannabis public hearing

Cannabis EIR web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Poll workers needed for June 5 Primary Election

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections is looking for Poll Workers and Election Workers for the upcoming Statewide Direct Primary Election on June 5, 2018.

Positions Available

  • Inspectors (team leaders)
  • Clerks (team members)
  • Rovers (traveling support to poll ...
Read more about the June 5 primary election

Office of Elections website County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Public Comment on Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Application

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Humboldt County announces that the office will be seeking public comments on proposals for the 2017/2018 State of California Off-Highway (OHV) grant program.  According to state requirements, public comments can be submitted from March 6 through ...

Read on about the grant program

County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 6, 2018

Participate in a stormwater survey

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The North Coast Stormwater Coalition invites all community members to participate in the 2018 Stormwater Survey. The North Coast Stormwater Coalition works collaboratively with North Coast County and City governments to reduce stormwater pollution and pro...

Read about the stormwater survey

Stormwater Survey County Administrative Office
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Help Humboldt's shelter crisis, serve on new housing committee

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is currently accepting applications for the Housing Trust Fund and Homelessness Solutions Committee. Among other duties, this committee will recommend to the Board projects that should be funded using monies derive...

Read about serving on housing committee

Housing Trust Fund and Homelessness Committee Page County Administrative Office
Posted on: February 22, 2018

How Can the County Work Better For You? Budget Roadshow Coming to Your Town Soon

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The Humboldt County Budget Roadshow will begin making stops around the county next week, and citizens are invited to attend when it hits your town. At this interactive, award-winning event you get a chance to visit in person with elected officials and cou...

Read about the Budget Roadshow

Learn more about the county's budget County Administrative Office
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Completing the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata

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The County of Humboldt will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, February 27, from 5:30 to 7 pm at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka to discuss the plan to complete the Humboldt Bay Trail between Eureka and Arcata. The community is invited to see the current...

Read more about the Humboldt Bay Trail

More information on the Humboldt Bay Trail County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Submit your Measure Z application by Feb. 23

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There is just one week left to submit your proposal to increase public safety in our community. Download your application below and mail the completed form to :

Humboldt County Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Measure Z Expenditures 

c/o C...

Read more about Measure Z funding for FY 2018-19

Measure Z Citizens' Advisory Committee web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Sea Level Rise report now available

Dike overtopped during a king tide tidally inundating low-lying lands on South Bay

Humboldt County has completed a Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment and you are invited to view it now.

The assessment, prepared by Aldaron Laird and Trinity Associates, with grant money the county received from the California Ocean Protection Council,...

Read more about sea level rise

Local Coastal Plan web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Final listening session on Monday regarding accessible facilities

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The last of three listening sessions regarding accessible facilities will take place on Monday at 6 p.m. in Redway. See below for more information.

**Original press release - Dec. 19, 2017**

The Department of Public Works is seeking input from the community...

Read more about this meeting

County Administrative Office
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Supervisor Bohn installed as chair of rural county coalition

From Left: California Senator Mike McGuire, Supervisors Virginia Bass, Estelle Fennell, Rex Bohn and

Humboldt County First District Supervisor Rex Bohn on Wednesday was installed as chair of the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC). A 35-member county strong body that advocates on behalf of rural counties, RCRC is an important voice when it ...

Read more about Supervisor Bohn's Appointment

RCRC Website County Administrative Office
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Supervisor Bass Elected First Vice President of CSAC

Supervisor Virginia Bass, second from left, is installed as the First Vice President for CSAC on Thu

Following is a press release from the California State Association of Counties

SACRAMENTO –The California State Association of Counties® (CSAC), the statewide organization representing all 58 counties, elected Humboldt County Supervisor V...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Humboldt County recognized across California for innovative, cost-effective programs

2016 County Logo 600

This year, six Humboldt County programs have been recognized as being among the most innovative, efficient and cost-effective in the state. These programs include re-entry efforts for jail inmates, tracking and tracing cannabis, increased public participa...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Pesticide training for cannabis cultivators

On May 31 the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation will offer pesticide use compliance training for the commercial cannabis cultivation industry.

Humboldt County’s Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance and...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Humboldt County Events for the month of May

Humboldt County Events May 2017

This monthly listing of community events, compliments of the Eureka-Humboldt Visitors Bureau, is now available. This is a hand out version - more detail can be found on the Visitor's Bureau website at www.redwoods.i...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Scoping meeting to focus on cannabis Environmental Impact Report

**Please note: 

The scoping meeting scheduled for May 12 will focus on the scope and content of the Environmental Impact Report. Attendees should be prepared to address the environmental impacts to be analyzed as identified in the Notice o...

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