Arcata in the News

Fri, Jun 12, 2015

City Council's July 1, 2015 agenda is online, eComment period is OPEN

Arcata City Council's July 1, 2015 regular meeting agenda is now online. Can't make it to the meeting? Submit your Ecomments online until noon of the meeting day. The City Council conducts its regular meeting on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Arcata City Council Chamber. See the Council's agenda and video archives.

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City Council's July 1, 2015 agenda is online, eComment period is OPEN
Wed, May 20, 2015

Connect the Arcata Ridge Trail to its northernmost entrance on Saturday

The northern portion of the Arcata Ridge Trail nears completion! Join the Humboldt Trails Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards and the Environmental Services Department as they connect the Arcata Ridge Trail to its northernmost trailhead access this Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the gravel parking area next to Creative Mathetmatics at 4001 West End Road in Arcata. Please wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes or boots. Tools, gloves, snacks and beverages will be provided and new volunteers are always welcome! Call (707) 825-2163 or email EServices@CityofArcata.org for more information.

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Connect the Arcata Ridge Trail to its northernmost entrance on Saturday
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Sunset Avenue closed to through traffic Wednesday through Friday, July 1-3

ROAD CLOSURE/TRAFFIC DETOUR NOTICE: From Wednesday, July 1 through Friday, July 3, 2015, contractor Mercer-Fraser will pave Sunset Avenue. Both east- and westbound traffic on Sunset Avenue at Jay Street will be blocked. Construction on the Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails projects will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Both projects are anticipated to be completed by Friday, October 9, weather permitting. Click here for work locations, traffic detours and project updates. 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.

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Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails construction in full swing
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Weigh in on new Coastal Zone rules

The Planning Commission wants to hear from you about updating rules on Arcata's Coastal Zone. The Coastal Zone is very big, making up one-third of the city's area, and the new rules will be in effect for the next 20 years. The Local Coastal Program update will be discussed at Planning Commission meetings at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month through August. On the agenda for the July 14 scoping meeting:Coastal Zone portions of the Creamery District and the Samoa Business District. Call (707) 822-5955 or email AHunter@CityofArcata.org for more information.

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Come to the Coastal Zone public scoping meetings
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Drought update: New water conservation measures are in place

California residents, please save water to help everyone ride out our state's drought emergency. See the current mandatory water saving measures in effect in Arcata here.

See the new water conservation measures
Drought update: New water conservation measures are in place