HUMBOLDT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Friends of the Eel River

“The key piece of this whole scheme, is that you get out from under the requirement to provide fish passage over Scott dam”

Tom Wheeler, Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Information Center, hosts a discussion with Friends of the Eel River Conservation Director Scott Greacen about Humboldt County’s position on the Eel River dams and concerns about transparency in local government. 

Mike Wilson On the Importance of Local Elections

Jun 4, 2018

Humboldt County District 3 Supervisor, Mike Wilson talks about why voting in local elections matters as well as some of the projects on the horizon for the Board of Supervisors. District 3 includes Arcata, Blue Lake, Manila, Freshwater and Kneeland. 


The HSU Political Science Department is sponsoring a Voter Education Forum this Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. in HSU's Founders Hall Room 118. Representatives from various political parties will answer questions on an array of issues related to the upcoming June primary and November general elections. HSU Politics Professor, Kevin Lyle Murray came by the KHSU Magazine to talk about the importance of civic engagement.


Mark Lovelace Weighs in on the Mercer-Fraser Project

Feb 27, 2018

Mark Lovelace is a former Humboldt County Supervisor.  In this KHSU Magazine interview, Mark weighs in on the Mercer-Fraser rezoning proposal currently before the Board of Supervisors. 

The Shelter Crisis Declaration would facilitate zoning and relax liability for the County, while making unused county land or buildings available to shelter people who are homeless. 

Humboldt County Planning & Building

Nearly 18 years in the making, the County’s 20-year land use plan was finally adopted in October. 

It will create ten percent fewer new homes with more environmental impacts than the version recommended by the 2012 Planning Commission. County Supervisor Mike Wilson explains why his first and only vote on the plan was cast in opposition.

Humboldt County Sanctuary Law

Oct 25, 2017
Katie Whiteside

On Tuesday, October 31, 7am to 10am, at the front steps of the Humboldt County Court House, Centro del Pueblo and its supporters will create an impressive, public "altar" to symbolize the need for the County to pass its own Sanctuary Law.  Brenda Perez and Xochitl Cabrera talk with KHSU Magazine host Brian Curtis about the importance of the county supervisors to pass this ordinance. 


Public Meetings Now Broadcast on Radio

Sep 26, 2016
KZZH's Facebook page

Humboldt's new community radio station began broadcasting this month at 96.7 FM. KZZH is airing local government meetings, and will accept program submissions from the public.