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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Arcata City Hall Department Contact Information & COVID-19 Procedures

Arcata City Hall

UPDATED: Friday, August 6, 2021

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 in...

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Gateway Plan Area Walking Tours

Arcata Courtesy of HSU

The City of Arcata invites the community to join City staff for a walking tour of Arcata’s “Gateway Plan Area".

The Gateway Plan Area is a 106-acre location west of K Street that is expected to be rezoned when the City’s General Plan is updated. This ...

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City News
Posted on: September 9, 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 develop a...

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Help Prevent Storm Water Pollution this Rainy Season

Strom Drain Art by Raphael Leiblum Cropped for Website

The City of Arcata is committed to improving local water quality, and preventing stormwater pollution is an easy way community members can help keep Humboldt Bay and other local waterways clean. 

Stormwater is rain that does not get absorbed into ...

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City News
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Share Your Thoughts On A New Residential Rental Inspection Program Ordinance

House in Arcata

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The City of Arcata is in the process of creating a Residential Rental Inspection Program to proactively address the issue of substandard long-term rental properties that create threats to the tenant’s safety a...

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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: Friday, October 1, 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: 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: April 8, 2021

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

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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.

City of Arcata Statement Again...

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 News & Updates

COVID-19 Information

UPDATED: Friday, October 15 at 4:50 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 ins...

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