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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Arcata City Hall Department Contact Information & COVID-19 Procedures

Arcata City Hall

UPDATED: Friday, July 2, 2021

Arcata City Hall is open for in-person services from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

Face coverings, physical distancing and other health and safety protocols are still required for City Hall staff and guests who have not b...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Meet the Arcata City Council Candidates & Submit Your Questions for the Candidate Forum

Arcata Courtesy of HSU

UPDATED: Friday, July 23, 2021

The Arcata City Council will be appointing a replacement for Sofia Pereira, who stepped down from her seat on the Council to take on a new role as Humboldt County’s Director of Public Health.

An Arcata City Council C...

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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

City of Arcata Statement in Support of the LGBTQ+ Community

H and 18th Streets Pride Flag Action Photo By Mark McKenna

Acts of vandalism to a City planter that was displaying flags and decorations to recognize and celebrate Pride Month have served as a reminder to the importance of remaining active in affirming the City’s commitment to support our LGBTQ+ community members...

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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, July 22, 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: June 24, 2021

Take the Community Vision Survey

Arcata Marsh Courtesy of HSU

The City of Arcata is interested in hearing what community members' hopes and priorities are for the future and how residents envision Arcata in the next one, five, ten or twenty years. 

The Community Development Department has worked to ...

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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: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 News & Updates

COVID-19 Information

UPDATED: Friday, July 23 at 4:20 PM

Arcata City Hall is open for in-person services from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Face coverings and physical distancing are required for CIty Hall staff and guests who are not vaccinated. Click here for...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Arcata City Council Will Appoint Councilmember Pereira's Successor

Arcata City Council December 2020

The Arcata City Council will be appointing a replacement for Sofia Pereira, who stepped down from her seat on the Council to take on a new role as Humboldt County’s Director of Public Health. The appointment must take place within 60 days of Pereira’s dep...

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City News
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: April 8, 2021

City of Arcata Statement Against Racism & Violence Towards the AAPI Community

HAPI Humboldt Love Over Hate Vigil by Dave Woody for the Northcoast Journal  jpg

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 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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