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City Council finally sees a ‘Village’ project it can unanimously back

City Council finally sees a ‘Village’ project it can unanimously back

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The tortuous history of The Village housing project has seen tied votes repeatedly effectively sink it at both Planning Commission and City Council meetings over the past year. But at the April 17 council meeting, something unprecedented happened – a unanimous, 4–0 vote in favor of the

Another Village housing project revision before the City Council

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – In what has become a recurring event, still another revised version of The Village housing project is being submitted to the Arcata City Council for consideration. The newest iteration, incorporating alterations recommended by the council during recent meetings, is to be considered during the Wednesday, April 17

The Village housing project gets a City Council lifeline

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – On a 3–1 vote with Mayor Brett Watson dissenting, the City Council last week gave direction to a developer and city staff to evaluate a new version of The Village housing project, one that it could approve if properly configured. As stipulated by the council,

Council sets criteria for possible new Village project, sets developer, staff in motion

Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – On a 3–1 vote with Mayor Brett Watson dissenting, the City Council tonight gave direction to a developer and city staff to evaluate a new version of The Village housing project, one that it could approve if properly configured. As stipulated by the council, the new project must

Mixed, fixed or nixed? City Council to consider two different ‘Village’ housing plans

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Having redesigned The Village housing two times in response to City Council advice, it appears that The Village’s proponents are passing on the opportunity to do so a third time. The City Council is to decide Wednesday, March 6 between two plans for The Village housing project,

Council to reconsider revised Village housing project

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City Council voted last week to reconsider the revised Village housing project, rejected by default on a tied council vote last August. The project has been redesigned to address one of the principal objections to the previous plan voiced by councilmembers and citizens: Village 2019 includes

Major Arcata housing project proposals heard Tuesday and Wednesday. Jan. 29 and 30

 THE CITY OF ARCATA TO HOST MEETING REGARDING DEVELOPMENT OF THE 7TH AND I STREET NEIGHBORHOOD ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 29  Arcata, CA, January 25, 2019 – The City of Arcata Community Development Department is seeking community input regarding a new multi-family affordable housing project located at 7th and I Street.  The City of Arcata is

The Village is back, and it’s somewhat similar, but different from the last version

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Village student housing project is back. The revised project is physically much the same as the version which failed approval by the City Council last August, but meets a key demand for mixed housing voiced by its council skeptics. However, it loses some other features which

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