PLANCO The Arcata Planning Commission meets Tuesday, Sept. 12 in Council Chamber at City Hall, 736 F St. Agenda items include adoption of a California Environmental Quality Act exemption for an addition, remodeling and modifications to Café Vrio, 791 G St.; approval of a minor use permit and design review to a property at 1183 Union St.; and more.
PARKS & REC Arcata’s Parks and Rec Committee meets tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Arcata Community Center’s Arts & Crafts Room, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Agenda items include the committee’s meeting schedule; Carlson Park follow-up; drone use in parks; slacklining in parks; a bike ride to parks; updates, reports and more.
CITY COUNCIL The Arcata City Council meets tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. in closed session to discuss anticipated litigation and hold a conference with labor negotiators. The council meets again at 6 p.m. in open session in City Council Chamber to review the status of the investigation into the homicide of David Josiah Lawson and a discussion of student and community safety strategies.
FOREST MANAGEMENT Arcata’s Forest Management Committee meets Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7 a.m. in Council Chamber. Agenda items include a review of Metcalf Plots; discussion of USFWS safe harbor agreement for certain listed species; the Humboldt Commercial cannabis Land Use Ordinance; the committee’s annual report; proposed changes to the committee’s meeting schedule; a joint study session with other city environmental committees; a summary of 2017 timber operations; the recreation chapter of the Forest Management Plan (FMP); selection of a date for an FMP study session; the status of acquisitions and grants; and more.
TOWN HALL AT JAM A town hall meeting at the Jam. 915 H St., Thursday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. to discuss how we can make a safer, positive, artistic and more peaceful scene on the plaza and throughout all of Arcata. Attend and sign up to have a few minutes to express your ideas for a positive future for the city of Arcata and our beautiful community. All ages are welcome.