Contact Public Works

City of Arcata Public Works Business Office

Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

525 9th Street
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-5957
(707) 825-2042 fax
Email us

Robert "Doby" Class
Public Works Director

(707) 825-2170

Netra Khatri
Assistant City Engineer/Public Works Deputy Director

(707) 825-2173

Melanie Dabill
Administrative Assistant

(707) 825-2128

Lori Reed
Secretary

(707) 825-2129

Terrance Barney
Engineering Technician

(707) 825-2174

Dan Diemer
Parks Superintendent

(707) 825-2213

Mark Early
Engineering Technician

(707) 825-2175

Wayne Fisher
Lead Mechanic

(707) 825-2181

Frank Klopp
Engineer

(707) 825-2177

Martin Nelson
Engineering Technician

(707) 825-2176

Larry Pardi
Transportation Superintendent

(707) 825-3775

Cliff Poulton
Public Works Superintendent

(707) 825-2180

Central Garage

(707) 825-2181

Public Works Personnel

Traffic Control Technician
   Art Hill

Lead Mechanic
   Wayne Fisher

Mechanic
   Nick Purcell

Senior Construction Specialist
   Rob Johnson

Senior Construction Specialist
   Gary Osborne

Senior Maintenance Worker-Buildings
   Ronald Merz

Senior Maintenance Worker
   John Robinson

Senior Maintenance Worker
   Parks, Stanley Shaffer

Senior Maintenance Worker
   Dale Farris

Senior Maintenance Worker  
   Brian Hemmingsen

Maintenance Crew Leader (Parks/Buildings)
   Ed Cushing

Maintenance Crew Leader (Parks/Buildings)
   Fred Lomeli

Maintenance Crew Leader (Streets)
   Jeff Allen

Maintenance Crew Leader (Utilities)
   Randy Noggle

Equipment Operator
   Bob Windham

Lead Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker
   Scott Lackey

Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker I
   Jose Euan-Estrada

Senior Maintenance Worker
   Ben Miller

Senior Maintenance Worker
   Seth Magnuson

Maintenance Worker (Parks)
   Mike O'Dowd

Senior Maintenance Worker (Parks)
   Justin Bixby

Senior Maintenance Worker (Parks)
   Dutch Sullivan

Maintenance Worker 
   Ted Yarbrough

Senior Maintenance Worker (Buildings)
   Tom Rist