Let’s Beautify Old Town

Join the City of Eureka and the Da gou rou louwi’ Cultural Center as we begin a series of events to beautify Old Town.

This first event is limited to cleaning up the beds around the Gazebo. There will be weed and grass pulling and, time permitting, we will lay down weed mats.

The long term vision is to plant native species and have it be an interactive area for locals and tourist to enjoy. Come join the City of Eureka and Wiyot Tribe as we beautify the heart of Old Town.

Details:

  • Location: Old Town Gazebo, Eureka CA
  • Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • Time: 10 AM PDT – 12 PM PDT

Come help beautify Old Town!

RSVP at the Facebook event here.

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Eureka Teens – Take a Quick Survey

If you’re between the ages of 13 and 19 and live in or attend school in the greater Eureka area, we need your input.

The Eureka Youth Council is conducting an anonymous survey to collect information on your economic, environmental and social concerns; health and well-being, extracurricular and recreational needs and more. The information will help the City better understand how you live, learn, work, and play, and what could be improved or implemented to give you a higher quality of life in Eureka.

Find the survey at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EurekaYouth

What is Eureka Youth Council?

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Jump Into July Mid-Year Special

Join during July and get all the benefits of The Adorni – plus more!

  • Cardio Equipment
  • Weight Machines
  • Locker Rooms
  • Fitness Classes
  • Strength & Conditioning Equipment

Here’s what you get when you join.

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Sequoia Park Ivy League – Volunteer Work Day

Ivy is invasive and chokes Redwood trees as it grows up their trunks.

HERE WE GO AGAIN! SEQUOIA PARK IVY LEAGUE IS BACK FOR ANOTHER PULL!

That’s right, we have our own Ivy League in town and it’s not what you think. Instead of hitting the books hard to get that college degree, we are hitting the park hard to eradicate ivy from our beloved Redwood forest. This group of dedicated volunteers is gaining some serious momentum. We hope to make this the biggest and best yet!

Details:

  • Saturday, June 25, 2022
  • Anytime between 9AM and 1PM
  • Sequoia Park at the fountain on the corner of Glatt and T Streets.
  • Kid friendly, but kids need guardian with them
  • All supplies provided but bring gloves if you can
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Applications For Appointment To Boards And Commissions

Notice is hereby given that applications will be accepted for appointments to the following city boards and commissions until filled

  • Board, Committee or Commission:
  • Board of Appeals 1 Vacancy
  • Citizen’s Oversight Board on Police Practices 2 Vacancies
  • Energy Committee 1 Vacancy
  • Historic Preservation Commission 1 Vacancy
  • Open Space, Parks & Recreation Committee 2 Vacancies
  • Transportation Safety Commission 2 Vacancies

Applications may be obtained by phone or in person from the Mayor’s Office, City of Eureka, 531 “K” Street, Eureka, CA 95501, (707) 441-4175, or may be downloaded from the City Clerk’s website.

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6th and 7th St Lane Reduction Survey

If you drive 6th and 7th Streets on your way to work or during the course of your day, you’ve probably noticed the temporary lane reduction we’ve put into place this week.  We’re trying to get feedback from residents and motorists to learn what people think of the temporary change.  Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey linked below and give us your thoughts.

https://freeonlinesurveys.com/s/uqdofHXQ#/0

For more information on this project in particular, as well as other transportation safety efforts in the works, please check out eurekatrafficsafety.com

Some high-level information about the 6th and 7th Street project is below.

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Old Town Beautification and Cleanup

Come help beautify Old Town!

Help us as we pull weeds from existing beds that were planted with native species. We’ll also lay cardboard and/or weed matting to prevent weeds form returning long term.

Meet us at the Gazebo in Old Town. All supplies are provided and this event is family friendly

Details:

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Waterfront Eureka Plan Workshop

The City of Eureka is hosting another online workshop to gather additional input about the future of our waterfront.

Jun 9, 2022 06:00 PM on zoom

Register at this link.

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Succeeding with SB 1383 (for food businesses)

A new state law (SB1383) affects eligible food businesses.

The City of Eureka will be leading an informational meeting in partnership with Abound Food Care that will provide everything you need to know to begin planning your SB1383 compliant food recovery program, such as:

  • SB1383 Edible Food Regulations and what it means to your business
  • The Food Donation Process
  • The Benefits of Participation in Food Donation

Where:

  • In Person: Eureka Council Chambers, 531 K Street, Eureka, CA 95501

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The background:

Almost one in four Californians don’t have enough to eat.

SB 1383 requires certain food businesses to donate the maximum amount of edible food they would otherwise dispose, to food recovery organizations. Mandated food donors can help their communities by working with local food banks, food pantries, and other food recovery organizations and services.

State law SB1383 went into effect January 1, 2022. The City of Eureka received a waiver for the law to instead go into effect on January 1, 2023.

What is SB1383?

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Zoo Seeks Volunteers for New Program on Redwood Sky Walk 

Sequoia Park Zoo is seeking adult volunteers for a brand-new education program on the Redwood Sky Walk 

Do you love the majesty of our local redwoods? Is Sequoia Park a special place for you? If so, would you like to hang out in the redwood canopy 100 feet above the forest floor and help visitors enjoy the Redwood Sky Walk? If that sounds like you and you’re able to commit to one shift per week through the summer season, then you might have what it takes to be a Redwood Sky Walk Steward! Complete the questionnaire at the link below and find out!

Apply now. Go to https://form.jotform.com/220960658452157.

What is the Redwood Sky Walk Stewards?

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