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Arcata open space tax resoundingly approved

Arcata open space tax resoundingly approved

Beginning July 1, 2021, the City of Arcata will levy an annual special tax of $37 per parcel to provide about $175,000 of additional funds each year to protect, preserve, maintain and expand Arcata’s parks, trails and natural open space areas. The additional dedicated funds will help leverage state and federal grants, which generally require some demonstrated local interest and participation in funding.

The Union’s 2020 election endorsements

Arcata is poised to make truly deep and substantial change, and emerge a better, more resilient town. With closed storefronts and deep cuts in city staff, the post-COVID recovery phase offers an opportunity to, well, build back better. And to put into practice some of the long-held progressive dreams that pre-pandemic status quos previously rendered