The Energy Element of the draft General Plan Update includes policies that encourage alternative energy use but an alternative energy engineer has told the Board of Supervisors Read more.
Both sides in the county’s Tooby Ranch lawsuit are objecting to aspects of a Superior Court judge’s proposed decision on how Williamson Act violations should be handled. Judge Read more.
The county’s budget for the coming fiscal year goes into effect this week and includes cost of living employee raises and use of General Fund savings to cover Read more.
County supervisors have decided to hold another public hearing on their revisions to the General Plan Update’s guiding principles, a red hot issue that’s drawing strong reactions – Read more.
Dear Editor: That four of our supervisors could so easily ignore years of public input at well- publicized public hearings and change the basic ground rules for the Read more.
Those of us who believe there is a place for reasonable limits on development of private property were concerned when two new Humboldt County supervisors were elected who Read more.
Further reflecting a political turnover that’s changing the direction of county planning policies, a majority of the Board of Supervisors is supporting a rewrite of the General Plan Read more.
Given the opportunity last week to jump their annual pay by two percent, county supervisors chose not to. The Board of Supervisors considered an ordinance that sets wages, Read more.
Wary of approving a draft General Plan Update policy that would prohibit residential subdivisions in flood plains, a majority of the Board of Supervisors supports conditionally allowing them. Read more.
As expected, Governor Jerry Brown’s revised state budget proposal increases school spending and – also as expected – it withdraws county health care funding that’s been in place Read more.