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Anticipating a High Volume of Public Input, Board of Supervisors Encourages Public to Write In Comments Regarding Cannabis Cultivation and Facilities


The following is a press release issued by the County of Mendocino:

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At the Special Meeting of the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors on Monday, April 19,  2021, Cannabis Cultivation and Cannabis Facilities Ordinances will be considered. Due to the  high level of public interest on these matters, it is anticipated that the Board may not have  sufficient time to hear from all speakers who sign up. Although the Board has scheduled a  special meeting for these two items, early indications are that there may be more people  wishing to speak on this item than there may be time available. 

Consistent with the Brown Act and the Rules of Procedure for the Mendocino County Board of  Supervisors, Board Chair Dan Gjerde anticipates that it may necessary to limit the total amount  of time for public comment. Due to the volume of public interest, speaking time may be  allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

Information and sign up for telecomment can be found here:  https://www.mendocinocounty.org/government/board-of-supervisors/agendas-and-minutes/bos telecomments. Because time for oral comments may be limited, the public is encouraged to  submit written comments in advance of the meeting by emailing the Board at  bos@mendocinocounty.org through the Mendocino County online eComment platform at  https://mendocino.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

“In recent years, county supervisors, county planning commissioners, and county staff have  deliberated in dozens of public meetings on the terms and conditions for permitting the  regulated portion of the cannabis industry in Mendocino County,” said Board Chair Dan Gjerde.  “Monday’s two public hearings are a continuation of these many years of deliberations.” 

For more information, please contact Clerk of the Board staff at (707) 463-4221.

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I like to think of myself as a reporter for the Average Joe. Journalism has become a craft defined largely by city dwellers on America's coasts. It’s time to take it back. I have been an Emerald Triangle resident since 2006 and this is year ten in Mendocino County. Please, email me at matthewplafever@gmail.com if you know a story that needs to be told.

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