Arcata in the News
The City has contracted with V & C Construction to repair 15 broken sewer mains and install 16 sewer manholes around Arcata, including the Downtown area. There have been weather delays to this project, which is near completion as of Friday, November 21. Thank you for your patience as we work to repair and maintain our valuable city infrastructure. For more information, visit the Construction Projects page.
City offices will be closed from Wednesday, December 24 through Friday, December 26 for the holidays. Offices will reopen on Monday, December 29 at 9 a.m. Happy holidays from your City of Arcata staff!Emergency services contact numbers
Trash can filling up more quickly during the holiday season? The City's Environmental Services Department has some waste-reducing tips and great gift ideas to make the holidays brighter for your loved ones and the planet. (Don't forget to recycle your Christmas tree!)More holiday waste reducing tips
Give the gift of experience to a little (or big) person in your life by giving a $25, $50, or $100 Arcata Recreation Division gift card. Gift cards can be used toward any of over 50 programs offered by Arcata Recreation, including the Arcata Ropes Course, summer camps (including Skate Camp), school break camps, fresh farm share veggies from Bayside Park Farm, gymnastics classes, piano lessons, martial arts classes and the very popular LEGO engineering classes. To register, call Arcata Recreation at (707) 822-7091, stop by the Recreation office at City Hall, or purchase gift cards online at www.CityofArcata.org/Rec.More gift ideas from the City of Arcata
When you give a gift of carbon offsets from your very own Arcata Community Forest to a loved one, you're also giving a gift to the planet. Ten dollars offsets a metric ton of carbon dioxide gas, the equivalent of flying from San Francisco to New York City and back. The offset comes with a certificate that makes an ecologically conscious gift for anyone on your list. Call the Environmental Services Department at (707) 822-8184 or email EServices@CityofArcata.org for more information.More gift ideas from the City of Arcata