The City Manager’s Office announces commission vacancies as they become available.
Vacancies on the Planning Commission are announced 90 days prior to term expiration, and commissioners are encouraged to re-apply for their seats.
Term expiration infomation can be found in the Arcata Municipal Code Title II, Chapter 3.
There are currently two vacancies on the Planning Commission.
Please review the packet below for more information or to apply:
If you would like to apply to serve on a commission that has no open vacancies, please fill out this application form and mail or deliver it to:
Attn: Commissions and Committees
Arcata City Manager's Office
736 F Street
Arcata, CA 95521
You will be notified when a vacancy arises. Thank you for your interest in serving our community.
Unless otherwise expressly provided under specified sections for each commission and committee in Arcata Municipal Code Title II, Chapter 3, all boards, commissions and committees shall be comprised of 7 members. No less than 5 members shall be residents of the City of Arcata and the remaining 2 must live or work in the Arcata Planning Area. For more information on City limits and the Arcata Planning Area, please review the documents below:
The City Council interviews all qualified Commission applicants. A majority vote of the Council is needed to be appointed to a City commission.