On Tuesday, June 7, registered Arcata voters will elect a replacement for Emily Goldstein, who stepped down from her seat on the Council. The new Council member will serve out the remainder of her term of office, through November of 2024.
City Council Duties
The City Council adopts laws and sets policies to guide the City Manager and City staff in City operations. City Council members attend two regular meetings on the first and third Wednesday of each month in addition to other special meetings and study sessions, and various other monthly meetings of various regional partners.
How the names appear on the ballot is decided by a randomized alphabet drawing conducted at the office of the California Secretary of State in Sacramento. The drawing was completed on March 17, 2022. The following list of candidates, certified to be nominees for the Arcata City Council, are shown in the order they will appear on the general municipal election ballot in June.