Too Much Weed! Cannabis Applications Making Planning Staff Sick and Must Be Paused, Management Says

Senior staff with County of Humboldt’s planning and building department say that experienced planners are falling physically ill and preparing to flee the department due to the “untenable level of stress” placed on them by the county’s new commercial cannabis ordinance. They say that the amount of staff time sucked up by the ordinance has … Read more

Comments to Humboldt County Board of Supervisors re: General Plan Update, Water Resources Element

January 12, 2015 Dear Supervisors, On the whole, Friends of the Eel River believes the current draft of the Water Resources Element reflects the need to protect and restore our water resources. There are, however, still places in the draft where the wording could be improved to clarify the relationships between the goals the county … Read more