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Council to reconsider revised 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

ACRH forges ahead with new charter and mission

Arcata Citizens for Responsible Housing press release ACRH and its members are very happy with the outcome of the Council’s two protest abstention votes which denied AMCAL’s Village project. We are thankful to the city staff and council for the time they took to consider input from ACRH, Arcata citizens, professionals, academics, Humboldt State University

No means no on The Village, or maybe it means ‘nuclear’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Mayor Sofia Pereira states that after looking into it, this morning’s 2-0-2 vote on The Village student housing project does indeed constitute denial of the project. “In short: we needed three votes in the affirmative for the project to move forward based on the contents of the

Updated with context: ACRH addresses members and friends on The Village’s apparent denial

Mad River Union Note/update: ACRH member Maureen Jules now states that the following wasn’t intended as a public statement on behalf of the group, but a message to members and friends. – Ed. ARCATA – As Mayor Sofia Pereira seeks clarity on whether Wednesday morning’s 2-0-2 vote by the Arcata City Council indeed constitutes denial

The Village demolished by City Council on 2-0-2 vote

Note: Union readers are pointing out a legal opinion from the League of California Cities that seems to indicate that the 2-0-2 vote means that the Village was approved. See below. – Ed.  Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – The proposed “The Village” 602-student housing project met its end at Wednesday morning’s City Council