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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Arcata City Hall Department Contact Information & COVID-19 Procedures

Arcata City Hall

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Arcata City Hall is open for in-person services at reduced hours from 11 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

Face coverings, physical distancing and other health and safety protocols are still required for all City Hall staff...

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Take a Walking Tour of the Gateway District

Arcata Courtesy of HSU

The City of Arcata invites the community to join City staff for a walking tour of Arcata’s “Gateway District” on Saturday, June 19.

The Gateway District is a 100-acre area located west of K Street that is planned to be re-zoned as a part of the City’s Gene...

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City News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Councilmember Sofia Pereira Steps Down to Become Humboldt County's New Director of Public Health

Sofia Pereira courtesy of the CSU

Council Member Sofia Pereira will be stepping down from her position on the Arcata City Council, effective Friday, June 25.

Pereira was first elected to the Arcata City Council in 2014 and served as a Council Member for over six consecutive years, serving ...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Take the Arcata Strategic Arts Plan Survey

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The City of Arcata is in the process of creating the Arcata Strategic Arts Plan (ASAP) and is seeking input from the community.

The Community Development Department has been creating this plan since fall 2019 with the goal of supporting arts in Arcata both...

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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, June 3, 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: 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: May 21, 2021

Community Opportunities at Bayside Park Farm

Bayside PArk Farm

Enroll in Bayside Park Farm's Summer Farm Share Program

Weekly pickups for Bayside Park Farm’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program will begin on Wednesday, June 2, and a limited number of farm shares are still available.

Bayside Park Farm is a thr...

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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.

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 News & Updates

COVID-19 Information

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 16 at 4:35 PM

Arcata City Hall is open for in-person services at reduced hours from11 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Face coverings and physical distancing are required for CIty Hall staff and guests. 

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City News
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Local Road Safety Plan Updates

H Street 2012 by Rick Donaldson

Represent Your Organization On Arcata's Local Road Safety Plan's Safety Stakeholder Team

In order to make local roadway safety improvements and to help address Arcata’s unique transportation safety needs, the City of Arcata is d...

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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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