Category Archives: Mendocino County Government

Mendocino Supervisors ignore urgent calls for pay equity from county employees

On September 25 nearly 200 county employees asked the Mendocino Supervisors to expedite a long-delayed study on county employee compensation. They also requested that in the meantime the county give preliminary raises to many employees whose pay has fallen behind … Continue reading

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Mendocino Supervisors hear concerns about cannabis overlay zones

On September 25 the Mendocino Supervisors heard a range of public concerns over cannabis overlay zones, which allow neighborhoods to set their own rules about zoning permissions for cultivation. Dan Young reports.

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Mendo Supes hear complaints about cannabis cultivation overlay zone development process

Mendocino County is trying to make it easier cannabis cultivators to get help with the permitting process without going to Ukiah. However residents of the coastal Mitchell Creek neighborhood south of Fort Bragg are frustrated with the county‚Äôs process for … Continue reading

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Coastal Commission approves controversial Caltrans geotechnical study on Albion Bridge

The California Coastal Commission has approved a Caltrans geotechnical study adjacent to the Albion Bridge on the Mendocino coast. The decision was made despite widespread out cry by area residents and county elected officials. Dan Young reports.

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Water wars: Mendo and Lake Counties team up against Humboldt over Eel River diversion

On Tuesday, August 21 both Mendocino and Lake Counties passed resolutions related to the Potter Valley project. These new resolutions put forth visions for the future of the Eel River diversion that conflict with a June resolution passed in Humboldt … Continue reading

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Despite raise, some Mendo social service eligibility workers still receive poverty wages

Despite a raise approved August 7, Mendocino County pays so little to some of its social service eligibility workers overseeing local safety net programs that their salaries could leave them in poverty. Meanwhile the county is raising most of its … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes approve secret ballot for cannabis overlay zones, but delay decision on track-and-trace

During cannabis policy discussions on August 7, the Mendocino Supervisors agreed that property owners located in proposed cannabis cultivation overlay zones should be able to vote in a secret ballot on the proposed zones. However the Board delayed a decision … Continue reading

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