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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Arcata City Hall COVID-19 Procedures & Contact Information

Arcata City Hall

UPDATED: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases locally, resulting in Humboldt County being assigned to the California Department of Public Health’s widespread or “Purple” tier under the state&r...

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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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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Wastewater Treatment Facilities Improvements Project Documents Available for Review

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The City of Arcata is in the process of making improvements to the City's Wastewater Treatment Facilities. 

The Wastewater Treatment Facility Plan and Plant Improvement Project is a two-phase project which includes making renovations to the Wastew...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

National Police Foundation Report & Arcata Police Department Updates

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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 Historic Landmarks and Transportation Safety Committees.

Volunteer members of the Historic Landmarks Committee advise the City Council on matters pertaining to structures, sites o...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 News & Updates

COVID-19 Information

UPDATED: Monday, November 30 at 5 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 t...

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City News
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

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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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