Category Archives: Environment

Ft. Bragg Council discusses new sales tax, commercial water rate changes

On Tuesday, May 29 the Fort Bragg City Council delayed discussion of shifting to district elections for Councilmembers until June 25. However the city moved forward to put a new 3/8 cent sales tax on the November ballot. The Council … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes hear concerns about proposed closure of juvenile hall and alleged secret Potter Valley Project meetings

On Monday, May 22, the Mendocino Supervisors heard concerns about wildfire preparedness, a proposed closure of the county’s juvenile hall, and about alleged secret meetings over the Potter Valley Hydroelectric Project. Dan Young reports.

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CDFW water diversion agreement ignites controversy at Ft. Bragg Council meeting

Fort Bragg has reached a long awaited agreement with CDFW regarding the impacts on salmon and other aquatic organisms caused by one of the city’s 3 water supply diversions. However the agreement ignited some controversy when it showed up on … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg Council talks Dry Shed 4, hears concerns about proposed ATV and dirt bike park

On March 26 the Fort Bragg City Council heard concerns about a proposal for an ATV and dirt bike park outside town on Highway 20. The Council also returned to discussions about the Georgia Pacific corporation’s application to demolish the … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg Council talks $5 million wastewater treatment plant debt, NRA protests, cannabis appeal

At their February 26 meeting, the Fort Bragg City Council voted to take on $5 million in order to rebuild the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The Council also heard about an upcoming appeal hearing for a cannabis manufacturing facility, and … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg Council talks cannabis retail, sustainability goals for GP mill site

At their Monday, February 12 meeting the Fort Bragg City Council discussed both city-wide cannabis retail permitting policies, and environmental sustainability goals for the redevelopment of the former Georgia Pacific mill site. Dan Young reports.

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Ft. Bragg honors Linda Ruffing, supports ban on offshore drilling and fracking

On Monday, February 12 the Fort Bragg City council honored outgoing city manager Linda Ruffing, who used the opportunity to call for a new era of civility in local politics. At the same meeting, the Council also passed a resolution … Continue reading

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