Arcata resident, retired professional engineer, and former Greenway Partners partner Steve Salzman asked some basic questions in March, 2022. What happened to the public input element of Planwest's Scope of Work? Why are we working on an Area Plan before updating the General Plan?
How much additional wastewater treatment capacity will be required, how much will it cost and how will it be paid for? Sea Level Rise: Update the Local Coastal Plan based on the most recent and relevant scientific studies and planning efforts.
What's the fiscal aspect of development in the Gateway area? What will be the changes to Arcata's over-stretched Police & Fire Departments? Who will pay for it? Will the City be running at a deficit in 10 years?
Bob Gearheart helped create the Arcata Marsh in 1985. Gearheart was honored with an environmental award on May 7, 2019 for his longtime work on natural treatment systems such as the Arcata Marsh. This artic;le originally appeared the Times-Standard.