The Arcata City Council is composed of five members elected at large by the citizens of Arcata to be the legislative policy-making branch of city government. The Council directs the course of local government through its power to adopt ordinances, levy taxes, award contracts, and appoint certain city officers, commissions and committees.
Two seats on the Arcata City Council will be up for election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Three candidates have qualified for the November 6 ballot.
This page will be updated with 2018 City Council candidate information as it becomes available.