Tag Archives: Councilmember Brett Watson

Locals seek Coastal Commission post

Locals seek Coastal Commission post

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Emphasizing the importance of having local representation on the state’s Coastal Commission, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has nominated city officials from Arcata and Eureka for an open seat.  At their Feb. 26 meeting, supervisors agreed to nominate Arcata Mayor Brett Watson and Eureka City Councilmember Natalie Arroyo

Union Q&A: City Council Candidate Brett Watson

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Union gave all three Arcata City Council candidates some homework – a long list of questions, viewable here. The following are Arcata City Council candidate Brett Watson’s responses to the Mad River Union’s Council Candidate Questionnaire. The responses have not been edited in any way. Any questions the candidate

Arcata council incumbents, aspirants getting serious

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: This story includes material previously published online. – Ed. ARCATA – With two four-year Arcata City Council seats available this November and a host of pressing issues at hand, incumbents and outsiders alike are joining the candidate queue. As of Monday morning, some seven possible candidates have taken

Watson’s crisp attire sparks clean shirt, washed face revival

Angus Podgorny Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – Clean-cut Arcata Councilmember Brett Watson’s natty duds have sparked a city-wide fashion shift.  The era of earth-toned garments, in effect since the 1970s, may have passed. With his monochromatic 1961 tax accountant look, the vice mayor’s crisp, wrinkle-free shirts and ties have set a new tone

A turbulent NextGen succession at City Hall

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s new mayor is Sofia Pereira, and Brett Watson is vice mayor. The two were elected, both by unanimous votes of the council per the Arcata Municipal Code. Their ascendance represents a generational change of leadership on the council after years of domination by what might be

Councilmember Brett Watson holds ‘Office Hours’ Wednesday night

OFFICE HOURS Arcata City Councilmember Brett Watson will receive citizens Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at this week’s “Office Hours” session at the Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The open-ended session, which takes place in the little room down the hall from the center’s lobby, is an open-ended opportunity