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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Arcata City Hall COVID-19 Procedures & Contact Information

Arcata City Hall

In collaboration with state and federal recommendations that support efforts to prevent or slow the spread of COVID-19, Arcata City Hall is currently open to the public for limited hours between 11 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday, until further notice....

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

City of Arcata Playgrounds Remain Closed

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City of Arcata Playgrounds Remain Closed to the Public

On Monday, September 28, the California Department of Public Health announced that outdoor public playgrounds are allowed to reopen under specific COVID-19 safety guidelines.

The Environmental Services ...

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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

City of Arcata 2020 General Election Information

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2020 General Election

The City of Arcata will hold a general municipal election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Three seats on the Arcata City Council will be up for election, and two measures will be included on the ballot. 

To register to vote or c...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Transportation Safety Committee to Discuss City Parking Restrictions on Tuesday, October 20

H Street 2012 by Rick Donaldson

The Transportation Safety Committee will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 20 to discuss restrictions regarding on-street parking and parking within City-owned lots.

During this meeting, public comment and requests will be received pertaining to Ci...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

National Police Foundation Report & Arcata Police Department Updates

David Josiah Lawson photo from JusticeforJosiahLawson.com

The National Police Foundation (NPF) has completed its independent review of the Arcata Police Department’s (APD) response to the homicide of David Josiah Lawson and released its final report. 

“The NPF review and analysis took...

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City News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Apply for an Open Seat on a City Committee

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The City of Arcata is currently seeking applicants for open vacancies on the Public Safety, Historic Landmarks and Transportation Safety Committees.

The Public Safety Committee provides a platform for the community to come together to better understand pub...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

One-Way Routes Temporarily Designated on Narrow Trails at the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcata Marsh Courtesy of HSU

Since the County and State COVID-19 stay at home orders have been in place, the City of Arcata has experienced a high volume of visitors at outdoor recreation areas including the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary.

To continue to support the community w...

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City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

COVID-19 Outdoor Dining & Retail Guidance for Arcata Businesses

Arcata Plaza No Statue

The City of Arcata has released outdoor dining and retail guidance for local businesses located in the Arcata Plaza, Downtown and Northtown neighborhoods.

On Wednesday, June 3, the Arcata City Council unanimously voted to allow restaurants and businesses t...

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City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of Arcata & State of California COVID-19 Tenant Protection Programs

COVID-19 Tenant Protections

City of Arcata & State of California COVID-19 Tenant Protection Programs

The City of Arcata, the State of California and Humboldt County have temporary measures in place to support tenants who have lost income due to COVID-19. These programs are availa...

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