The City of Arcata seeks community members to apply for open volunteer positions on the Planning Commission.
Planning Commissioners play a key role in shaping the City’s future with the Commission having final authority for most planning and physical development projects in Arcata.
The City welcomes candidates from a wide breadth of professional backgrounds who live or work in the Arcata Planning area. Applicants should be open to learning all aspects of City planning, development and historic preservation, and those with a background in Natural Resources or Environmental Compliance are especially encouraged to apply.
Important topics and projects Planning Commissioners will have the opportunity to work on include sea level rise and its effects on the community, general climate change policies, future housing and in-fill development projects and construction of the new Open Door Community Health Center.
To apply for a Planning Commission vacancy or for more information, click here, call 707-825-2135 or stop by the City Manager’s Office, located at 736 F Street in Arcata.