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8.20.15 The 8.18.15 City Council Meeting is Online! Standing room only crowds as council debates huge water rate increases.
8.19.15 Standing room only city council meeting video coming soon! Study session scheduled for Sept. 8th 6pm for review of 70% water rate hike
North Coast Air Quality: Alert Hazardous,
8.18.15 Air Quality Alert Update
8.17.15 City council meeting tomorrow 6:30pm - agenda packet - Includes water rate hike options, analysis of past water rate increases and more...
8.11.15 Advisory evacuations continue
8.10.15 The 8.4.15 City Council Meeting is Online! Includes water system improvement plan presentation, water rate study and more...
8.7.15 Major house fire on Dixie St. Rio Dell - Power lines are down in the area, two structures involved and the fire is reportedly contained
8.2.15 Water rate study to be presented at Tues. city council meeting recommends an increase ranging up to 270% (from $44/mo avg. to $150/mo avg.)
City Council meeting Tues 8/4 at 6:30pm - Agenda Packet - includes presentation on water system infrastructure needs, water rate study presentation (w/large rate hikes), expedited solar systems permitting, and more...
7.31.15 Happy 50th Anneversary Rio Dell
7.22.15 Eureka: Serial Thieves Arrested
7.21.15 Investigation man found unconscious: Hospital staff told the deputy that the male victim, who had been identified as 37 year old Khanh Lam was unconscious with a severe head injury and was in critical condition.
The 7.21.15 city council meeting audio is online!
When Wall Street offers free money, watch out - ProPublica Humboldt County BOS is currently evaluating this accounting trick with pension bonds to deal with debt - past experience with other municipalities shows substantial risk to taxpayers while bankers reap profits
7.18.15 City Council meeting July 21st 6:30pm - Agenda Packet - includes presentation on economic development, update on school site property acquisition, report on building activities and more...
7.14.15 Smoke testing of city sewer lines on July 16th from 8am - 3pm Infiltration and illegal hook-ups to city lines should become apparent with testing
7.9.15 Sexual Assault near Miranda
The 7.7.15 City Council meeting is online!
7.8.15 All Rio Dell city employees and police to receive a $600 bonus in December as part of one year employment extension MOU. City employees will also get their birthdays off with pay. Police will receive a maximum of $500 each as a 'stay fit' incentive pending fitness assessments.
7.5.15 City Council meeting Tuesday July 7th 6:30pm - Agenda Packet - Includes presentation on Metropolitan Well Site project preliminary plan, support for feasibility study for water pipeline from HCSD to Rio Dell, and more...
Fire at Howe Creek Rd. - CalFire drops fire retardant and trucks respond from Rio Dell and Ferndale to vegetation fire with some power lines down according to the scanner
7.4.15 Happy Independence Day America!!
Northbound Rio Dell bridge closed for repairs for three months - Times Standard starting Tuesday
6.29.15 Indian Island Shooting Update
6.28.15 The 6.23.15 city council special meeting on economic development is online!
Man shot twice in abdomen at residence on Indian Island - Lost Coast Outpost Madaket used to ferry the victim to mainland
6.24.15 Armed Robbery in Carlotta
RDPD Officer Kevin Harralson arraignment for domestic battery tomorrow 8am - CR1502561
6.20.15 Rio Dell economic development workshop Tuesday June 23rd 6:30pm in City Hall
6.15.15 Arson in Eureka suspect caught
6.14.15 Rio Dell City Council meeting Tues June 16th 6:30pm - Agenda Packet Includes FY 13-14 audit presentation, Metropolitan wells project update, Measure Z funds awarded to Rio Dell, and more...
Board of Supervisors reduces some Measure Z Committee recommended awards - grants Rio Dell's request but completely ignores Child Welfare Services request for desperately needed social workers - Times Standard CWS request left entirely out of packet presented to BOS despite being identified as a 'must have' item.
6.8.15 The 6.2.15 City Council Meeting is Online!
6.2.15 Rio Dell City Council meeting summary (audio) - KMUD Reports Includes FY 15-16 budget presentation, Old Ranch Rd. MOU discussion, Police camera policies and more...
5.29.15 City Council meeting Tuesday June 2nd 6:30pm - Agenda Packet Includes FY 15-16 budget presentation, Old Ranch Rd. MOU discussion, and more...
Special Rio Dell budget meeting tonight 6:30pm - agenda packet City faces ongoing deficit despite Measure U sales tax revenue projections
5.25.15 Memorial Day Remembrance
The 5.19.15 City Council Meeting is Online! Includes presentations on water rate analysis by RCAC, Metropolitan Well project and active transportation grant application. Review of economic development options and more...
5.22.15 Special budget study session Wednesday May 27th 6:30pm - Agenda Packet
5.19.15 City responds to records request - Freedom of Information Act - agreement with Bartle Wells for water rate study as first step to significant rate increases was put on hold by former city manager until they could get residents to vote for sales tax increase and fire assessment increase.
5.17.15 City Council Meeting Tues May 19th 6:30pm - Agenda Packet - Includes presentations on water rate analysis by RCAC, Metropolitan Well project and active transportation grant application. Review of economic development options and more...
The 5.5.15 City Council meeting is online! Includes preliminary draft FY 15-16 budget presentation, Metropolitan Well project update and more...
5.10.15 Highlights of the 5.5.15 City Council meeting (audio) - KMUD Reports Includes preliminary draft FY 15-16 budget presentation, water rate study discrepency, and more...
5.9.15 PRA request regarding water rate study - Freedom of Information Act the city voted on approving $25,000 for a Bartle Wells water rate study on June 3, 2014 which starts the Prop 218 process for raising rates. At the May 3, 2015 meeting, the city stated they never entered into an agreement for a water rate study despite it having been mentioned many times by council members and former city manager Jim Stretch in the past.
City Council meeting Tuesday May 5th 6:30pm Agenda Packet Includes preliminary review of FY 2015-2016 draft budget
4.27.15 The 4.21.15 City Council Meeting is Online!
The victim in the homicide has been identified as 47 year old, Jessica Jane Hare from Phillipsville. The victim and suspect knew each other prior to the shooting. An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday, May 02, 2015.
4.26.15 Highlights from 4.21.15 City Council meeting (audio) - KMUD Reports Includes discussion of Humboldt Waste Management Authority MOU, over $220,000 in CDBG grant funds the city must spend down, and more...
4.19.15 City Council Meeting Tuesday April 21 6:30pm Agenda Packet Closed door session includes discussion of pending lawsuit against residents on Old Ranch Rd. and more...
Measure Z advisory committee seeks public input on applications - Times Standard Includes Rio Dell's application for $25,000 in public safety funds specifically for statues
4.14.15 The 4.7.15 Council Meeting is online!
4.5.15 City Council meeting Tuesday April 7th 6:30pm Agenda Packet includes presentation by Rio Dell-Scotia Chamber of Commerce
3.30.15 Rio Dell applies for Measure Z public safety funds for sculpture project - City applies for 3 grants including sculpture project and economic development coordinator as critical services and public safety matters
3.23.15 Human remains found in Hoopa
The 3.17.15 Council Meeting is Online!
3.15.15 City Council meeting Tuesday 3/17 6:30pm - Agenda Packet - includes presentation re new electric vehicle charging station in city lot, letter of support for AB 266 medical marijuana legislation, and more...
3.6.15 The 3.3.15 City Council Meeting is Online! Includes police cameras approval, Metropolitan well site project update and more...
3.3.15 Rio Dell Police to purchase in-car and body cameras for officers as well as new restraint system
City Council meeting tonight 6:30pm - agenda packet Meeting will include presentation on city projects.
2.27.15 Eureka: Cocaine Seized more!!!
2.23.15 The 2.17.15 Council Meeting is Online!! Includes presentation by city engineer on various current and future projects
2.21.15 Found - Police searching for suicidal man in Eureka
2.15.15 City Council Meeting Tuesday 6:30pm - Agenda Packet Includes update on grant application for bike and pedestrian safety projects and more...
February 24th Economic Development Workshop 3:30pm public meeting - members of the public (who happen to available in the middle of a work day) are encouraged to attend the first of a series of meetings at City Hall
2.12.15 Nine arrests made in gang sweep
2.8.15 Highlights from 2.3.15 City Council Meeting (audio) - KMUD Reports Includes mid-year budget review and water fund discussion
2.6.15 Heavy rains cause flooding through out Humboldt County
City of Rio Dell Makes Sand Bags Available in Anticipation of Storm Event. Sandbags also available in Fortuna
2.3.15 The deceased subject located on February 2, 2015 next to northbound Highway 101 near the Singley exit has been positively identified as RAYMOND GEORGE HATFIELD, AKA:
2.1.15 City Council meeting Tuesday Feb 3rd 6:30pm - Agenda Packet Includes mid-year budget review, city manager work plan study session, changes to animal shelter ordinance, and more...
1.28.15 Five alarm fire at downtown Fortuna (Video) Main Street between 9th & 12th St. will remain closed throughout the night. Green's Pharmacy will be temporarily relocating to the former Lowe's Furniture building across from Bank of America and expect to be open to the public starting tomorrow.
Fire at main street Fortuna pictures (Flash player only)
1.27.15 Burglary in Loleta
1.26.15 The 1.20.15 City Council meeting is online!
1.16.15 Council meeting Tuesday Jan. 20th 6:30pm - Agenda Packet Closed door session includes discussion of filing a lawsuit against residents of Old Ranch Rd. Open meeting after to discuss $400 plaque honoring former City Manager Jim Stretch, and more...
1.9.15 The 1.6.15 Meeting is Online! Includes the election of Frank Wilson as Mayor for two-year term and Gordon Johnson as Mayor Pro Tem.
Homicide investigation in Cutten - School currently closed while search for weapon(s) is conducted
1.6.15 City Council votes for Frank Wilson as new Mayor of Rio Dell
1.4.15 City Council Meeting Tuesday Jan. 6th 6:30pm - Agenda Packet Includes election of Mayor for two-year term by new council
1.3.15 Eureka mail distribution center to close in 2015 along with 81 others - Redding center closes on Jan. 5th and Eureka closes in July
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