Arcata in the News
City of Arcata offices will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day. Offices will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8. Although offices are closed, emergency services are available through the Arcata Police Department.Emergency contact list
Construction on the Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails projects takes place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Both projects are anticipated to be completed by Friday, October 9, weather permitting. Please follow all traffic control measures around the work sites, and contact the City's Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957 for more information.More on the Foster Avenue Extension and Rails with Trails construction
If you walk, bike, drive, skateboard or use a wheelchair or bus to get around Arcata and have ideas on how to make transportation easier and better, the Arcata Transportation Safety Committee wants YOU as a member. There are also volunteer opportunities on the Planning and Historic and Design Review Commissions, and the Open Space and Agriculture, Historic Landmarks, Energy and Transaction and Use Tax Oversight Committees. Download committee application forms here, and commission application forms here. Be part of the solution!More about being a committee or commission member
Nature and sustainable agriculture lovers, here's your chance to advise the Arcata City Council on acquiring open space lands and promoting earth-friendly farming. The City's Open Space and Agriculture Committee seeks one more Arcata resident volunteer. The Committee meets once a month on the second Monday at 6 p.m. Call (707) 822-5953 or email CityMgr@CityofArcata.org for more information.