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

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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 business people and attracting entrepreneurs to the county. Dan Young reports.

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Mendocino Supervisors hear concerns, requests on cannabis regulation and taxation

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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 tax revenues on health, wellness, and cannabis use prevention programs for local youth. Dan Young reports.

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Ft. Bragg Council talks land use, storm drainage, litter reduction, and streets and alleys

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Aired: May 25, 2017 on KMUD Radio News

Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-council-talks-land-use

On May 22 the Fort Bragg City Council approved updates to land use codes, changes to storm drainage fees, a contract for management of upcoming street and alley rehatiblitaiton, and a series of initiatives aimed at reducing litter. Dan Young reports.

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Ft. Bragg to bring PEG-TV station under total control of city government

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Aired: May 24, 2017 on KMUD Radio News

Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-to-bring-peg-tv

Starting in July of 2017, the city of Fort Bragg plans to have city staff take over administration of the local Public, Educational, and Government TV station, or PEG-TV, which for the last two years has been run by the local for-profit video production company Mendocino TV. Dan Young reports.

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

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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

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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. Dan Young reports.

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Mendocino Supervisors discuss cannabis regulations with Water Quality Control Board

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Aired: May 16, 2017 on KMUD Radio News

Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-supes-discuss-cannabis-regulations-with-water-quality-control-board

On May 15 the Mendocino Supervisors heard about regulations and fees being imposed on local cannabis cultivators by the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board. Dan Young reports.

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