Category Archives: Mendocino County Government

Mendo Supes talk fire recovery, state cannabis rules, Measure B

The Mendocino Supervisors’ Tuesday, November 21 meeting was dominated by the topic of fire recovery. But the Board also discussed the newly passed Measure B sales tax for mental health facilities, as well as the state’s recently proposed rules governing … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes appoint committee to look at emergency access in Brooktrails, Simpson Lane areas

Aired: November 16, 2017 on KZYX News; November 17, 2017 on KMUD News The Mendocino Supervisors have appointed an ad hoc committee to look at emergency road access issues in the community of Brooktrails, the Simpson Lane area south of … Continue reading

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Mendo fire recovery: 2/1/18 debris removal deadline, school and campground considered as housing

Mendocino County has passed an urgency ordinance requiring clean up of debris from the Redwood Complex fire by February 1, 2018 — unless the Army Corps of Engineers delays completion of their consolidated public clean up, in which case property … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes reduce barriers to expansion of cannabis cultivation on rangeland

On November 13 the Mendocino Supervisors opted to clarify current regulations so that licensed cannabis cultivators on rangeland zoned properties can expand their operations without having to go through the more intensive oversight of the administrative permit process. Dan Young … Continue reading

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Mendo Supervisors hear updates on fire debris stabilization and removal

At their November 7 meeting the Mendocino Supervisors heard fire recovery updates from county, state, and federal officials. These included updates on efforts to stabilize debris before rains cause hazardous material runoff into watersheds, and updates on the planned effort … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes approve $60 cannabis business license fee, reduced from $100 fee recommended by staff

On November 7 the Mendocino Supervisors put in place a $60 county cannabis facilities business license fee, reduced from the $100 fee recommended by staff. The Board also briefly heard about issues with the county’s rules governing the expansion of … Continue reading

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Fire recovery efforts could slow development of Mendocino County cannabis policy

In Mendocino County, permitting of cannabis cultivators is already a slow and difficult process, and many cultivators have chosen to stay in the blackmarket until local and state regulations covering the industry are better refined. Now the County government has … Continue reading

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