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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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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Arcata Gateway Area Plan Update

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UPDATED: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

The Community Development Department released the draft of the Gateway Area Plan on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 which provides details of how Arcata’s Gateway Area could be redeveloped to create more housing a...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Take the Community Vision Survey

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UPDATED: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

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 Developme...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Nominate a Local Business or Nonprofit for 2022 Business of the Year

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The City of Arcata is currently accepting 2022 Business of the Year Award nominations.

The City established the annual Business of the Year Award program to recognize local businesses and nonprofits that exemplify the core values of innovation, collaborati...

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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: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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

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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: 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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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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Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 News & Updates

COVID-19 Information

UPDATED: Friday, January 28 at 5:40 PM

The City of Arcata is monitoring COVID-19 and is working with, and following all recommended guidelines from, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the California Department of Public Health and the Humboldt County D...

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