Arcata in the News
The polymer modified slurry seal road resurfacing on 10th, 11th and I Streets and Hilfiker Drive scheduled to take place from October 14 through 16 has been postponed due to forecasted rain. Thank you for your patience as we work to repair and maintain our valuable city roadways. For more information, visit the Construction Projects page.
Watch a video of LeAnn Schuetzle, Transit Assistant and Bus Driver for the City's Arcata and Mad River Transit System. Whether she's behind the wheel or the counter, you'll find LeAnn helping locals and visitors get where they need to go. "Taking the bus saves so much fuel," she says. "When I have 80 people on the bus, that's 80 less cars on the road."Our People...Our Community...Ourcata
See some of the most prominent sculptures from Arcata's "Art Around Arcata" Public Art Program by taking a self-guided Sculpture Scavenger Tour. The tour showcases over a dozen works by local artists and takes the viewer on an hour-long stroll at a comfortable pace through from the Downtown area to the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Tour maps are available at local businesses and by clicking here.
Advise the City on park and trail development; bicycle, pedestrian and public transportation; or maintaining roads and public safety. Arcata's Parks and Recreation, Transportation Safety and Transaction and Use Tax Oversight Committee all are seeking volunteer members. The deadline to be interviewed at the Council's next meeting is this Friday, October 24, at 5 p.m. For more information or to download an application form, click here.More about being a City Committee member
Join the Humboldt Trail Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards and the City's Environmental Services Department for a Make a Difference Day volunteer work day on Saturday, October 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at the Margaret Lane trail head concrete steps, which are up from the corner of Margaret and Buttermilk Lanes. Volunteers will clear brush and larger tree limbs for trail construction in the Sunny Brae Tract of the Arcata Community Forest. Gloves, tools, food and beverages will be provided. Call (707) 825-2163 for more information.More about Saturday's volunteer work day