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Arcata council OKs drastically cut budget, adds Open Space tax measure to ballot

Arcata council OKs drastically cut budget, adds Open Space tax measure to ballot

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City Council has approved a $48 million city budget deeply impacted by the global crisis. Sheltering in place and business closures have drastically reduced sales, use and bed tax revenue, forcing across-the-board cuts in city departments.  The council assumed the worst about revenues in the year

Police Chief Brian Ahearn on the city’s budget, reform and APD

Police Officers are noble people who perform life-saving work every day and restore hope in people’s lives when all hope was lost. So when some advocate for dismantling the police or march on their City Hall to abolish policing (how ludicrous is that?) be careful what you wish for.

Arcata council renews emergency, lodges houseless, supports medical workers

“What’s going to happen is, if somebody coughs in one of those situations, the food could be contaminated,” Winkler said, without citing any evidence of groceries being a disease vector in the community. “And that could be a conduit for somebody getting infected.”

Arcata council to consider eviction moratorium, business assistance

PUBLIC ADVISORY: THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER IN CITY HALL WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC COVID-19 NOTICE Consistent with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 from the Executive Department of the State of California and the Humboldt County Public Health Officer’s March 19, 2020, Shelter- in-Place Order, the City Council meeting location will not be

Arcata City Council considering ballot measure to end community water fluoridation

Mad River Union ARCATA – Among the items on the Wednesday, Feb. 5 City Council agenda is community water fluoridation. Arcata has fluoridated its water since the early 1960s, and in 2006 defeated by 62 to 38 percent Measure W, which would have ceased fluoridation. According to a city staff report, Councilmember Paul Pitino has