Category Archives: Mendocino County Government

Mendo Supes delay hiring freeze, appoint ad hoc committee on cannabis rule revisions

On July 10 the Mendocino Supervisors appointed a new ad hoc committee to discuss possible revisions to the county’s cannabis permitting rules. On advice of the County CEO, the Board also put off initiating a proposed hiring freeze for new … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes approve reforms that could help struggling cannabis industry operators

On May 22 the Mendocino Supervisors discussed several reforms that could help struggling cannabis industry business operators, but 3rd District Supervisor Georgeanne Croskey opposed many of the proposed actions. Meanwhile people from the unincorporated coastal community of Mendocino aired opposing … 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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Mendo Supes talk Laytonville decline, future of railroads, and refilling fire-damaged properties

On May 8 the Mendocino Supervisors heard a detailed account from one member of public about economic decline in Laytonville, which he said was related to cannabis permitting issues. The Board also discussed the future of the county’s rail infrastructure, … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes: cannabis, permit transferability, microbusiness

On Tuesday May 8 the Mendocino Supervisors heard pleas for reforms that would allow cannabis cultivation permits to be transferred along with property ownership. The Board also heard requests to move forward cannabis microbusiness permitting to allow cultivators to distribute … Continue reading

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Mendocino County to expand jail, but could cut staff or pay in other government departments

On April 24 the Mendocino Supervisors approved about $956,000 in additional county expenditure on a new building at the County jail, while at the same time telling County departments to find ways to get rid of staff or otherwise decrease … Continue reading

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Mendocino Supervisors, Sheriff endorse cuts to some homeless services and “zero tolerance” for encampments

During the morning session of their April 24 meeting, the Mendocino Supervisors heard concerns about eroding workers’ safety protections as well as fears over the lack of adequate regulations for cannabis microbusinesses. The Board also endorsed in concept new homeless … Continue reading

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