There is one vacancy on the Arcata City Council following Mark Wheetley's resignation to become Fortuna's City Manager. The four current Councilmembers will conduct a candidate forum to select a fifth Councilmember on Thursday, April 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Arcata City Hall, 736 F Street, Arcata.
Audience members can submit questions at the forum, or via Facebook Live @cityofarcata. People can watch the forum webstreamed live on this website and on Access Humboldt/Suddenlink Cable Channel 10.
The special Council meeting agenda for this candidate forum, with complete candidate application forms and statements, is available here.
Statements from candidates seeking to fill the vacancy on the Arcata City Council are available for review.
The Arcata City Council may appoint its fifth Councilmember on Thursday night, may decide to appoint at its 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 meeting, or may decide to hold a special election later this year.