Lack of leadership paralyzes supervisors on multifamily rezoning
They make $80,000/year to helm the good ship Humboldt County. But when it comes to making a move to rezone parcels for multifamily housing to comply with state law (and a lawsuit settlement agreement), some County Supervisors wring their hands and moan “I can’t.”
Supervisor Mark Lovelace vented his frustration on Facebook and KHUM yesterday, saying the Board needs to make a decision and live with the consequences, rather than blame county staff. He said staff has done everything asked of them by Supervisors and can’t be blamed for the board’s failure to vote and move forward.
Here’s the KHUM interview, hosted by Mike Dronkers and Hank Sims: