According t o the California Ocean Protection Council, Humboldt Bay could experience approximately 1-3 feet of sea level rise by the year 2060. The color-coded shaded areas of this map represent locations within the six hydrologic units on Humboldt Bay (tidally influenced drainage areas that include Arcata Bay, Mad River Slough, Eureka Slough, Eureka Bay, Elk River Slough, and South Bay) that could potentially be flooded with 3 feet of sea level rise under current Humboldt Bay shoreline conditions.
1. Using the map above, do you:
(1.2) own property,
(1.3) work, or
in any of the shaded areas?
Check all that apply in the table below
2. How many years have you lived in Humboldt County?
Enter number of years
3. Please select the statement that best describes your housing or property status within the areas mapped in Question #1. Please check all that apply.
*If you checked “None of the above” for Question #3, please skip the next page of questions.*
What is a disruptive statement?
containing personal attacks, profanity, commercial advertising or content which is entirely off-topic, and/or
from a user who has falsified their registration information with the intent to post multiple statements in one topic or to misrepresent their city of residence.
that promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation. Further, the County of Humboldt also reserves the right to delete comments that are: (i) spam or include links to other sites; (ii) clearly off topic; (iii) advocate illegal activity; (iv) promote particular services, products, or political organizations; (v) tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems; or (vi) infringe on copyrights or trademarks.
Why does Open Town Hall monitor for disruptive statements?
OpenGov is a non-partisan company dedicated to building public trust in government and broadening civic engagement. Many people will not participate if the forum has disruptive statements.
Does Open Town Hall find many disruptive statements?
No. Disruptive statements are quite rare - less than one in a thousand statements are disruptive.
What does Open Town Hall do if they find a disruptive statement?
Open Town Hall
moves the statement to a different web page,
describes the problem in an email to the author, and
invites the author to change the statement.
Does Open Town Hall ever edit or delete statements?
Never. Only the statement's author can edit or delete a statement.
If I disagree with someone, can I post my opinion?
Yes. Open Town Hall encourages open dialog which, by necessity, includes disagreements.
How do I know if my statement is a 'disagreement' or a 'personal attack'?
Personal attacks are disparaging remarks which impute motives to a person's action. Statements of fact, or of your own opinion are generally not personal attacks.
Here are some examples of statements which are, and are not, personal attacks.
Not A Personal Attack
He said he did X, but in fact he did Y.
She misrepresented the truth.
I don't trust her.
He is greedy.
He is making plenty of money.
It is merely a power play on her part.
She will announce her candidacy soon.
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