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Property Rights Group Video Reveals Concern

For Immediate Release
Contact: Lee Ulansey
Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights, HumCPR
Phone:(707) 268-8773
FAX : (707) 468-5518
Email: staff@humcpr.org
Website: www.humcpr.org

Humboldt Property Rights Group Video Reveals Concern with General Plan Update Process

EUREKA, Calif. — A video by the Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights examines how Humboldt County’s General Plan Update process has been manipulated.

The video reveals how the planning department ignored the directions of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, disregarded environmental laws and subverted the General Plan Update process by drafting an ordinance to prohibit building on Timber Production Zone parcels.

"The Humboldt County Planning Department has abused its power," said Lee Ulansey, a Eureka artist and woodworker who is chairman of the 700 plus member HumCPR. "We are asking the Humboldt County Planning Commission to make major changes to the General Plan Update process that will restore the public trust."

The 10 minute video, "Examining the Public Process: The TPZ Issue in Humboldt County" can be viewed directly on YouTube:

Examining the Public Process: The TPZ Issue in Humboldt County”

Or you can watch the video right here:

A limited number of DVD copies are available by contacting HumCPR.

Ulansey said the process, which has been going on for nearly a decade at a cost of over $10 million of public funds, has been mismanaged to the extent that even other public entities have found it to be unworkable. "We need real accountability, trustworthy information and a viable plan for our County’s future," he said.

Humboldt Coalition for Property Rights is dedicated to preserving the rural lifestyle that has been the historic tradition of Humboldt County. We will aggressively pursue the right to allow all members of our community a broad choice of alternatives for living, working and recreating. HumCPR will actively monitor and oppose actions that erode property rights or diminish the economic viability of our community. For more information call HumCPR at (707) 268-8773 or e-mail to staff@humcpr.org.