Committees

The City Council appoints more than 90 community members to its various committees, commissions, boards and task forces. Currently, Arcata has 10 committees that provide advice and/or recommendations to the Council. The City Council is responsible for all final actions.

For information on upcoming 2019 vacancies on City committees, commissions, boards and task forces, please view the document below:

Staff Liaison


A staff liaison is appointed by the City Manager to assist each of the advisory bodies in carrying out their roles and to ensure compliance with protocol as defined by the following: