Notice of Preparation of Draft Environmental Impact Report
Humboldt Bay Offshore Wind Heavy Lift Multipurpose Marine Terminal Project
Written Comments due by 5:00 p.m. PST on
August 3, 2023 August 25, 2023
Notice of Extended Comment Period for the Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Humboldt Bay Offshore Wind Heavy Lift Multipurpose Marine Terminal Project (SCH No. 2023060752)
Request for Proposals: 2023 Woodley Island Marina Maintenance DredgingBid Packages are due by 2:00 p.m. PST on June 30, 2023
The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation & Conservation District will receive sealed proposals at 601 Startare Drive, Eureka, CA 95501, until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, the 30th day of June 2023, for Maintenance Dredging - Woodley Island Marina in Eureka, California. An optional Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at the same location at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, the 15th day of June 2023. Plans and other bid documents can be viewed at the address above during business hours.
- Addendum No. 1 June 13, 2023
- Optional Pre-Bid Meeting Minutes, June 15, 2023
- Addendum No. 2, June 20, 2023
- Optional Pre-Bid Meeting Sign In, June 15, 2023
Request for Proposals: Audit Services
Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. PST on June 30, 2023
The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District (District) is requesting written proposals from qualified Certified Public Accounting firms and/or individuals to audit its financial statements for the fiscal years ending 6/30/2023, 6/30/2024 and 6/30/2025, with the option to extend the contract an additional two (2) fiscal years ending 2026 and 2027.
Proposals should be addressed to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, Attn: Larry Oetker, Executive Director and must be received at the District’s office, 601 Startare Drive, Eureka, CA 95501 by 4:00 p.m. on June 30, 2023.
The District’s mailing address is PO Box 1030, Eureka, CA 95502-1030. RFP packages may be obtained, and questions may be answered by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board reserves the right to reject any or all proposals submitted. The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District is not liable for any costs associated with responding to this request for proposals.
Please click here for the RFP Package.
Public Comment Period for offshore Wind Energy in Humboldt Bay
Please find attached a link to the Federal Register seeking public comment on the Pacific Coast Port Access Route Study, PAC-PARS. There are specific inquires within the Federal Register pertaining to the BOEM Wind Energy Call Area offshore of Humboldt Bay. Comment period closes May 26, 2022.
Request for Qualifications:
Redwood Marine Multipurpose Terminal Replacement Project - Design and Permitting
Statements of Qualifications due on January 26, 2022 at 4:30 PM PST
The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District is requesting Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms to prepare environmental analyses, preliminary engineering designs, and resource agency permits for a marine mutipurpose terminal, wharf, berth and navigational channel project. Once all required environmental permits and preliminary designs have been apprvoed by the respective resource agencies, the District anticipates that the contract with the selected firm will be extended to include full engineering design and additional tasks.
The County has Initiated the Public Process for the Nordic Aquafarms Project at Redwood Marine Terminal II
Hog Island Oyster Company, Proposed Arcata Bay Shellfish Farm - Scheduled for Hearing on July 8, 2021
Humboldt Bay Sediment Management Project
Final Program Environmental Impact Report for the Humboldt Bay Sediment Management Program:
Notice of Availability Draft Environmental Impact Report (SCH# 2018012052)
Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Humboldt Bay Sediment Management Project
Sediment EIR - Notice of Determination
Humboldt Bay Mariculture Prepermitting Project and Yeung Oyster Farm
New Aquaculture Lease at Redwood Marine Terminal II
Click here for related documents, including the Relocation Plan discussed at the April 29, 2020 Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners. The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District is excited to announce a new lease with California Marine Investments, LLC (a subsidiary of Nordic Aquafarms) for 30-acres of the Redwood Marine Terminal II facility on the Samoa Peninsula for a potential land-based aquaculture project. The Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the lease at a Special Meeting held on February 11, 2019, however it was made clear during the meeting that the lease is merely the first stage in the process for the potential project. There will be an extensive period of community engagement and regulatory review before the project is ultimately given the green light. Additional Information will be released as it becomes available. Lynette Mullen is Community Outreach Contact for Nordic Aquafarms and can be reached at (707) 845-0467.
Humboldt Bay Mariculture Pre-Permitting Project
Request for Letters of Interest
Through the Humboldt Bay Mariculture Pre‐Permitting Project, the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District has retained regulatory approvals for shellfish and seaweed culture at specific sites in Humboldt Bay. The District will lease the pre‐permitted sites to private entities who will conduct culture under the District’s permits. At this point, the District is pursuing letters of interest from shellfish and seaweed culturists that may be interested in leasing space.
Letters of Interest are due by Friday, November 15, 2019.
The Request for Letters of Interest can be found in its entirety here
The Culture Description Guidance document can be found here
Contact Adam Wagschal with any questions (707) 443-0801 or email@example.com
Request for Proposals for the Lease of Redwood Marine Terminal I
The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District is receiving bids for the Lease of Redwood Marine Terminal I; the RFP will remain open until awarded by the Board of Commissioners or closed by the Executive Director.
The Port is soliciting proposals for the development, use, and occupancy of Redwood Marine Terminal I. The long-term goal for the terminal is to repurpose the area into a Multipurpose Marine Terminal to support the proposed offshore wind energy development which is proposed by the federal Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) 30 miles offshore of Humboldt Bay and other maritime industries.
The RFP can be found here.
The RFP Addendum can be found here.
The previous EIR is located here.
Commerce, Recreation, and Conservation
Humboldt County's tidelands, bays, and estuaries have unique and diverse management needs. The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District was created in 1973 to address these needs. The District oversees planned development of the harbors and ports within its boundaries, as well as protection of the natural resources located here. It is a countywide agency with permit jurisdiction over all tide, submerged and other lands granted to the District, including all of Humboldt Bay. For more info please visit our District overview page.
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