Sonoma West Times & News
“I met with Hobbs and we talked about going forward,” Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar said. “There are a lot of concerns and we asked him to be very sensitive to that.”
The Watertrough Children’s Alliance, comprised of parents of children from the THUSD and local activists, claims that the conversion should not have been approved by the Agricultural Commissioners Office and should have been subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) rules.
“It’s unusually simple,” Paul V. Carroll, the attorney representing the group, said. “They should have done CEQA. The nature (of the conversion) is discretionary rather than ministerial. I’ve reviewed the ordinance very carefully.”