Local NewsThe Fort Bragg City Council passed a resolution integrating the CV Starr Community Center into the city, with a compensation plan for employees, effective February 11. Stella Gerkins of KMUD news reports on the presentation by Fort Bragg City Manager Isaac Whippy and Mendocino Coast Recreation and Parks District administrator Moneque Wooden, who is now running the CV Starr center.
Local NewsHumboldt County supervisors are keeping a wary eye on developments as the Potter Valley Project evolved slowly into the Eel Russian River Facility. With PG&E planning to remove the dams that once generated hydropower, a coalition of interest is assembling to continue a seasonal diversion from the Eel River into the Russian River. The plan has not come before regulators, but the coalition hopes that PG&E will include it as an alternative when it does present a plan for decommission next year. Daniel Mintz, of KMUD news, reports that the Humboldt County supervisors formed an ad hoc committee to keep track of the county’s interests as the plan develops.
Local NewsThe Fort Bragg Police Department is further developing its approach to the fentanyl crisis by inviting community members to join a task force in the hope that people with a variety of perspectives on it will be able to come up with a solution.The task force will be limited to fifteen people. Ideal applicants are staff from the middle and high schools, business owners and community leaders, people in the medical field, and high school students and parents of children who have been affected by the fentanyl crisis. Interested parties can contact Thomas O’Neal at the Fort Bragg Police Department. Applications are due February 9th.