Arcata in the News
City of Arcata offices will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day. Offices will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8. Although offices are closed, emergency services are available through the Arcata Police Department.Emergency contact list
Arcata City Council's September 2, 2015 meeting agenda is now online. Can't make it to the meeting? Submit your Ecomments online until noon of the meeting day. The City Council conducts its regular meeting on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Arcata City Council Chamber. See the Council's agenda and video archives.More about the City Council meetings
Construction on the Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails projects takes place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Both projects are anticipated to be completed by Friday, October 9, weather permitting. Please follow all traffic control measures around the work sites, and contact the City's Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957 for more information.More on the Foster Avenue Extension and Rails with Trails construction
Nature and sustainable agriculture lovers, here's your chance to advise the Arcata City Council on acquiring open space lands and promoting earth-friendly farming. The City's Open Space and Agriculture Committee seeks one more Arcata resident volunteer. The Committee meets once a month on the second Monday at 6 p.m. Call (707) 822-5953 or email CityMgr@CityofArcata.org for more information.
North Coast Journal readers voted Arcata Skate Park as Humboldt County's Best Skateboard Spot in the popular 2015 reader poll. Winners were announced at an awards gala on Wednesday, August 12. The classic-style Sunset Avenue skate park is home to Arcata Recreation Division's summer Skate Camp, where over 600 kids have honed their street and vert skating styles.More about Arcata Skate Park