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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Arcata City Hall Department Contact Information & COVID-19 Procedures

Arcata City Hall

UPDATED: Thursday, July 29, 2021

Arcata City Hall is open for in-person services from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

Face coverings will be required for all City employees and members of the public effective Monday, August 2.

City staff will continue to...

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City News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Arcata City Council Appoints Meredith Matthews

City Council July 28 2021

At the Arcata City Council Candidate Forum on Wednesday, July 28, the Arcata City Council appointed Meredith Matthews to serve out the remainder of Sofia Pereira’s term of office. Pereira officially stepped down from her seat on the Council on Friday, Jun...
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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

City of Arcata Statement in Support of the LGBTQ+ Community

H and 18th Streets Pride Flag Action Photo By Mark McKenna

Acts of vandalism to a City planter that was displaying flags and decorations to recognize and celebrate Pride Month have served as a reminder to the importance of remaining active in affirming the City’s commitment to support our LGBTQ+ community members...

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City News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Apply for an Open Seat on a City Committee

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UPDATED: Thursday, July 22, 2021

The City of Arcata is currently seeking applicants for open vacancies on several City committees. Volunteer members of City committees help shape Arcata's future. Committee members make recommendations and...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Take the Community Vision Survey

Arcata Marsh Courtesy of HSU

The City of Arcata is interested in hearing what community members' hopes and priorities are for the future and how residents envision Arcata in the next one, five, ten or twenty years. 

The Community Development Department has worked to ...

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 News & Updates

COVID-19 Information

UPDATED: Friday, July 30 at 4 PM

Arcata City Hall is open for in-person services from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases locally, face coverings are required for all City employees and members of the public inside Ci...

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City News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Humboldt Bike Share is Here

Humboldt Bike Share Program 1

The City of Arcata, in partnership with Humboldt State University, is excited to offer a new Humboldt Bike Share program for the community. 

The City and HSU previously partnered with Zagster for Arcata’s bike share program, which ceased operation...

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City News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

City of Arcata Statement Against Racism & Violence Towards the AAPI Community

HAPI Humboldt Love Over Hate Vigil by Dave Woody for the Northcoast Journal  jpg

At the Arcata City Council meeting on Wednesday, April 7, the City Council approved the following statement condemning the escalating violence and ongoing harassment directed at Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders.

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Nesting Season is Here! Please Avoid Trimming or Removing Vegetation

Hummingbird Stock Photo

The City of Arcata would like to remind the community that early bird nesting season has begun.

Humboldt Bay and its surrounding areas are home to a wide variety of bird species, so it is especially important that all community members check for active nes...

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