Arcadia Parks Master Plan Survey


City of Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Department seeks resident input on park facilities and recreation program as part of its community outreach effort for a new recreation and parks master plan. The intent of the master plan is to develop a tool which can provide direction and planning for an achievable, fiscally responsible and environmentally sustainable recreation and parks system in Arcadia. The final document will be used to … [Read more...]

Mayor recognitions; Council mtg 9/1


The Mayor of Arcadia is scheduled to recognize the organizing committee of the Special Olympics Host Town Arcadia program as well as the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce for its role in the newly-dedicated Foothill Gold Line Arcadia train station at the first Arcadia City Council meeting of the month on September 1, 2015. The following is the full agenda for the Council meeting and the Closed and Study sessions that precede it... Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Mayor connects Slovenia, Arcadia Fire Depts

Son Casey Kovacic (center) joins father Mayor Kovacic and Fire Chief Novak

While vacationing earlier this month to the home country of his parents and ancestors in Slovenia, Arcadia Mayor Gary Kovacic was once again treated like something of a returning celebrity by the volunteer fire department in Radomerje, a small village near Ljutomer. Kovacic's grandfather helped fund the building of the fire station in the early 1900s. Mayor Kovacic's father also lived in a farm house in the area in the 1920s, so he was … [Read more...]

Your input on Arcadia Transit Sept. 16


COMMUNITY MEETING Arcadia Transit Service Needs Assessment and Restructuring Plan In anticipation of the Gold Line light rail beginning operation in 2016, the City is looking for ways to improve Arcadia Transit services to better meet the transportation needs of residents, visitors, and businesses in Arcadia. As part of this effort, in the past several months, the City has reached out to the community for input. The City would like to share … [Read more...]

Commissioner openings for Arcadia


The Arcadia City Clerk’s Office is currently accepting applications from residents who would like to serve on a City Board or Commission. Arcadia’s Board and Commission members serve without compensation. To serve on a City board or commission, you must be 18 years or older, a registered voter and a resident of the City of Arcadia. Arcadia’s Board and Commission members serve in an advisory capacity and provide critical input on quality of life … [Read more...]

Arcadia Transit Open House May 28


If you use Arcadia Transit bus service or would like to see it used differently, the City of Arcadia is encouraging you to attend an Open House from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Arcadia Library's Mortenson Auditorium to hear about plans for alterations to the service once the Gold Line train begins operations next year, and provide your input... … [Read more...]

Lawsuit halts City projects, not history


Repercussions from a lawsuit that could impact the growth of Downtown Arcadia and the preservation of historical buildings in the Highlands while improving preservation elsewhere, a decision to shut off the city's most prominent water fountain, a new ordinance dictating new rules about realtor For Sale signs, and discussion of the City's upcoming $100 million-plus budget were just a few of the topics covered during more than five hours of Arcadia … [Read more...]

For sale signs on Council agenda


A continuation of the public hearing on new restrictions on the placement of For Sale and Open House signs on the lawns of Arcadia homes is on the otherwise short agenda for the City Council meeting Tuesday, May 5, following a lengthy open study session on a preliminary budget for 2015-16: CITY OF ARCADIA City Council Study Session Open to the Public Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 p.m. Location: Arcadia Police Department EOC Room, 250 … [Read more...]