City of Arcata Looking for Committee Volunteers

This is a press release from the City of Arcata:

City of ArcataJoin the team of volunteers who advise the City Council and staff on Arcata’s business landscape, forests, open spaces and land use. The City of Arcata’s Transportation Safety, Historic Landmarks, and Open Space and Agriculture Committees would love to have you as a member.

If you walk, bike, drive, skateboard or use a wheelchair or bus to get around Arcata and have ideas on how to make transportation easier and better, the Arcata Transportation Safety Committee wants you as a member. There are two vacancies for an Arcata resident to help advise the City Council and staff on all transportation matters in the city. The committee meets once a month on the third Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

The Historic Landmarks Committee is seeking two members to advise the Council and staff on preserving Arcata’s heritage of older buildings. Members are knowledgeable about historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, building design and construction, landscaping, or solar siting, green building or energy efficient building design. You do not have to be an Arcata resident to apply for this committee, which meets on the third Thursday of each month at 4 p.m.

The Open Space and Agriculture Committee would love having a farmer, a farmer at heart, or anyone with experience working with recreation, wildlife or watershed management on board. There are four vacancies for Arcata residents on this committee, which meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m.

Applications are available at the Arcata City Manager’s office, 736 F Street, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online anytime at www.cityofarcata.org. Search “Vacancies & Applications.” For more information, call (707) 822-5953.

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