Category Archives: Mendocino County Government

Mendo County’s homelessness rate is nearly double Humboldt’s, and five times the state average

Aired: June 22, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-countys-homelessness-rate-is-nearly-double-humboldts-and-five-times-the-state-average New data suggests Mendocino County’s housing and homelessness crisis is so severe that Mendocino has nearly double the rate of homelessness of Humboldt County, and almost five times the average rate in … Continue reading

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Mendocino County’s new cannabis permitting and eradication programs are up and running

Aired: June 21, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendocino-countys-new-cannabis-permitting-and-eradication-programs-are-now-on-line Mendocino County has received over 440 applications for its new cannabis cultivation permitting program, but only one applicant so far has made it through the process. Meanwhile the county’s code enforcement has … Continue reading

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$30 million in new criminal justice funds would still leave Mendocino County with a packed, crumbling jail

Aired: June 8, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/30-million-in-new-criminal-justice-funds-will-still-leave-mendo-with-a-packed-crumbling-jail Mendocino County is set to increase spending on policing, imprisonment, and criminal justice by nearly $5 million next year, and $25 million may be coming in from the state for a jail … Continue reading

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Mendocino County non-profits ask for $1.8 million for economic development and entrepreneur assistance programs

Aired: June 7, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-non-profits-ask-for-18-million-for-economic-development-and-entrepreneur-assistance-programs Two Mendocino County non-profit organizations are asking the Board of Supervisors for over $1.8 million in public funds to pay for a three year project aimed at expanding support services for local … Continue reading

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Mendocino Supervisors hear concerns, requests on cannabis regulation and taxation

Aired: June 6, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-supes-hear-concerns-requests-about-cannabis-regulation-and-taxation On June 6 the Mendocino Supervisors heard concerns from cannabis cultivators about details of the county’s new permitting and regulation program. The Board also received a request to spend 20% of cannabis … Continue reading

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Mendocino Supervisors discuss county worker pay, offshore oil drilling and more

Aired: May 18, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-supes-talk-county-worker On May 16 the Mendocino Supervisors heard concerns about a range of issues including county worker pay, Native American casino expansion, renter protections, and offshore oil drilling. Dan Young reports.

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Mendocino budgets $24,500 for County Fire Safe Council

Aired: May 17, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-draft-budget-to-include-24500-for-fire-safe-council Mendocino County will be including in the draft of next fiscal year’s budget $24,500 in funding for the activities of the county’s Fire Safe Council nonprofit, which promotes wildfire prevention and preparation. … Continue reading

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