Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Candidates are needed for more than 200 open seats up for grabs Nov. 3 on the boards of schools and special districts throughout Humboldt County. There are several races in which the seats held by board majorities are open, meaning that power structures could shift in communities if…
The random sample was selected from public records of Arcata registered voters who listed telephone numbers, including those with cell phone numbers. The poll was conducted between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Oct. 18-21. There was a refusal rate of 29.8 percent, a lower refusal rate than typically found in previous telephone surveys in Arcata, said Larson.
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Benson says the City needs to address the needs of the houseless, particularly by establishing a “civil militia camp,” a place where anyone can live, learn life skills, engage in community service, such as blazing trails or picking up trash and develop mutual respect with one another and the community. He feels a camp of that nature would exaggerate the contrast between those here who want to work with the community and those who have no respect for it.
That solid planning, he says, has allowed Arcata to proceed with civic improvements far beyond what its own resources could enable. “In the time that I’ve been on the council, we’ve been able to leverage tens of millions of dollars,” he said. “A lot, considering the size and scale of Arcata. I think we’ve been extremely successful.”
The corner where he parks his wagon is also the location where he registered for his candidacy – H and Eighth street. He considers himself a nomad and regularly travels between Arcata and Manila, where he sleeps at times, works on creating a garden at the community center there, and improves upon his wagon.
The Arcata Eye, Arcata Chamber of Commerce and KHSU 90.5 FM, in cooperation with the City of Arcata, will co-sponsor a City Council Candidate Forum Thursday, Thursday, Oct. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Sailors, who is one of seven vying for two open City Council seats in November, is a mixture of mad-as-heck citizen and entrepreneur flustered with what he sees as an incompetent City staff, a bike-unfriendly City, and a medical marijuana-intolerant establishment.
What’s motivating Meserve to run this time around is mainly what he sees as a reactive council that isn’t pushing the envelope of innovation and isn’t seeking regional approaches to a number of challenges facing the City.
For Mohland, Arcata’s future depends on the economy, communication and creativity. His driving dictum: “Economic growth for Arcata and keeping it sustainable.”