Am I alone in thinking the City of Eureka has its head up its butt? They can’t afford to spend $100K to keep the Chamber visitors’ center open through the end of the year but they’re paying $88K in legal fees for having kept the public from seeing police videos.
This town needs a Chamber. I, too, was upset when they started playing politics, but they learned their lesson, or should have, when their candidate for City council, John Fullerton, got walloped by young Austin Allison. But there has been some unfair criticism, too. The staff is good and they are NOT over staffed. The main problem with the current Visitors’ Center is that its on the wrong side of the street- folks traveling NORTH don’t see it at all, and folks traveling SOUTH don’t see it until they’re headed out of town. Personally, I think the current site should be converted to some other use and the Visitor;s Center should be relocated to the currently empty Roy’s building. They even have parking and maybe the aromas of the last century will remain in the building for awhile.
It will never happen, but we need our Chamber. And their Visitors’ Center.