Community Advisory Committee

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The Redwood Coast Energy Authority Board of Directors established a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) to support RCEA public engagement efforts and to provide decision-making support and input to the RCEA Board.

The CAC can have up to 15 members. Eleven are appointed by the RCEA Board, and four additional members were added through an open application process that was voted on by the full RCEA Board. CAC members serve 2-year terms, and all CAC members live in Humboldt County.

CAC meetings are held quarterly. Additional CAC meetings are held to address specific topics or situations as needed.

CAC meetings are open to the public and are held at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the first month of each quarter at RCEA’s office, 633 Third Street in Old Town Eureka.

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Current Community Advisory Committee:

  • Arcata: Norman Bell
  • Blue Lake: Kit Mann
  • Eureka: Kathy Srabian
  • Ferndale: VICE-CHAIR Dennis Leonardi
  • Fortuna: Elizabeth Burks
  • Rio Dell:
    • vacant. Interested applicants may contact Mayor Debra Garnes: garnesd@cityofriodell.ca.gov
  • Trinidad: Richard Johnson
  • HBMWD: Amin Younes
  • County 1: Luna Latimer (Eastern Humboldt)
  • County 2: Matty Tittman (Southern Humboldt)
  • County 3: Tom Hofweber

  • Four at-large: 
    • Jerome Carman, Eureka
    • Colin Fiske, McKinleyville
    • CHAIR Larry Goldberg, Trinidad
    • Pam Halstead, Eureka

  • Board Liaison: Director Stephen Avis, Ferndale

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Community Advisory Committee Meetings

January 14, 2020

April 14, 2020

    • Regular Meeting Agenda (via Teleconference) | Draft MinutesPublic Comment
    • COVID-19 Notice:Following California Executive Office and Humboldt County Health Officer’s shelter-in-place and social distancing orders, the RCEA Community Advisory Committee April 2020 meeting will be held via teleconference. RCEA offices will be closed for this meeting.To observe the meeting:
      • Go online to https://zoom.us/j/477709819
      • Listen to the meeting by phone at (669) 900-6833 or (253) 215-8782.
      • Enter webinar ID 477 709 819#.
      To make a comment:
      • Email PublicComment@redwoodenergy.org. Include the agenda item number in the subject line.
      • Comments received before agenda item discussion will be read at the meeting.
      • Comments received after the item’s discussion will be included in the meeting record.
      • During the meeting, public comment reading may be limited to 3 minutes (≈ 500 words) each.

January 8, 2019

April 9, 2019 –

July 9, 2019 –

October 8, 2019 –

October 29, 2019

November 12, 2019

December 3, 2019

December 10, 2019

April 10, 2018

July 10, 2018

August 21, 2018

October 9, 2018

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Eureka, CA 95501

(707) 269-1700

info@RedwoodEnergy.org

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