EUREKA CITY COUNCIL

Heidi Messner Announces Candidacy for Eureka Mayor

May 2, 2018
City of Eureka

This week, Eureka City Councilwomen Heidi Messner publicly announced her bid for Eureka City Mayor. Messner was in Old Town on Tuesday to make the announcement. She emphasized the importance of working together to make Eureka one of the  Premiere cities on the west coast. 

"We know that Eureka has issues, but together we have the intelligence, the creativity, the compassion, the motivation and the resources to address Eureka's problems--problems which I prefer to call challenges," she said. 

Major Changes in Store for Eureka?

Nov 9, 2017
Rob Holmlund

The City of Eureka is embarking on a vast new rethinking of its General Plan and Zoning Code, a major overhaul shepherded by Rob Holmlund, Director of Development Services, and Brian Heaton, Associate Planner. Want neighborhood commercial centers? Or more opportunities for mother-in-law units?  Rob and Brian share their vision of Eureka's future with Tom Wheeler, Executive Director of EPIC.

Thursday Night Talk: Showing Up for Racial Justice

May 1, 2017
showingupforracialjustice.org

How can white people in Humboldt County be better allies to people of color? Linda Stansberry, and guests Kim Bergel, Eureka City Council; Erin Powers Taylor, True North; Meridith Oram, Showing Up for Racial Justice; and for fifteen minutes by phone, Paul Kivel, who wrote "Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Social Justice."Learn about accountability, privilege and those cringe-worthy but oh so necessary conversations.

Public Meetings Now Broadcast on Radio

Sep 26, 2016
KZZH's Facebook page

Humboldt's new community radio station began broadcasting this month at 96.7 FM. KZZH is airing local government meetings, and will accept program submissions from the public.


 Eureka voters will decide this fall whether to restrict voting for city councilmembers to residents of each member's ward.

Supporters says that would increase the power of minority voters and stave off lawsuits.

Watch the video here.