Vacancies & Applications

From time to time, the Arcata City Council creates task forces for specific purposes to serve for a designated time period. Task forces advise the Council and City staff on specific focus areas.

Vacancy Information & Applications 

​Plaza Improvement Task Force
​​​​Plaza Improvement Task Force Application
Zero Waste Task Force
Zero Waste Task Force Application


The City Council interviews all qualified applicants. A majority vote of the Council is needed for appointment.


Qualifications to serve on different boards or task forces vary by body. Please refer to the task force vacancy PDF.

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