Board of Supervisors District V

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Posted on: August 13, 2014

2014-2015 Recipients of the Keller Landfill grants are named

MARTINEZ (Aug. 12, 2014) – The Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation Fund is anticipated to receive about $1.3 million from the landfill during fiscal year 2014-15.
Eighty groups or projects were awarded funds from the grant program administered by District ...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2014

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Employment & Human Services

2 Stories
Posted on: July 22, 2014

Family Justice Center Awarded Kaiser Permanente Grant for Permanent Facility in West County

Richmond, CA -- West Contra Costa residents experiencing family violence or sexual assault are one step closer to having a warm and welcoming one-stop service center. The building of a permanent home for the Family Justice Center in Richmond, California ...Read on...

Family Justice Center
Posted on: July 22, 2014

Richmond’s Crescent Park Children’s Center reopens after budget cuts

Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau (CSB) of the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) proudly reopened the Crescent Park Children’s Center in Richmond on July 1st to provide Head Start services to 60 eligible children and families in ...Read on...

Head Start

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5 Stories
Posted on: August 12, 2014

Poll Workers Needed for Statewide Election in November

You can make a different on election day with more than your vote. Contra Costa County is looking for civic-minded people to join the team of poll workers helping fellow residents on November 4, 2014. Find out all the details on the Elections website.Read on...

Elections website
Posted on: August 1, 2014

Delta Counties Coalition Reaffirms Strong Opposition to Twin Tunnels Proposal

With the July 29th deadline concluded for submission of public comments on Governor Brown's controversial Bay Delta Conservation Plan, the Delta Counties Coalition has issued its formal response to State officials. The Coalition clearly outlined why the multi-billion dollar proposed tunnel project is fundamentally flawed on multiple levels related to environmental and economic impact, cost, design, feasibility and the impact on farms, homes, water and land.

Contra Costa County Supervisors Karen Mitchoff and Mary Piepho represent the County on the Coalition, and joined their counterparts from other Delta Counties in issuing a joint news releaseRead on...

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Posted on: August 2, 2014

Contra Costa County Launches New Way to Pay Child Support

Contra Costa County Child Support Services is proud to be the first county in the state to partner with MoneyGram, which operates in thousands of locations throughout the country. This allows parents who don't have conventional bank accounts to quickly and securely make payments from around the country, and have those funds available to the custodial parent. This is yet another avenue to enable payments to be made as easily as possible, one of the Department's goals. Find out how the service works and more at the Child Support Services websiteRead on...

Child Support Services website
Posted on: June 15, 2014

Summer Reading Festival Underway: Paws to Read

Sign up for Summer Reading "Paws to Read" this summer and use the reading log to track time spent reading; earn prizes upon completion. Pre-readers may share a book with a parent, sibling, or a friend. The Reading Festival runs through August 23, and is ...Read on...

"Paws to Read" website
Posted on: March 24, 2014

Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia Elected President of CSAC

The Association serves as the official advocacy voice of California's 58 counties at the state and federal level. Contra Costa Supervisor Federal Glover is serving as the Chair of the Administration of Justice Policy Committee.Read on...

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Public Works

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

Help Beautify Bay Point

Be part of the revitalization of the Bel Air Trail on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 8:30-1:00

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Surface Treatment - Saranap and Bethel Island areas

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform roadwork starting August 19, 2014 through the week of August 29, 2014. The Public Works Department maintenance crews will

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Posted on: August 6, 2014

Stone Valley Road Bike Lane Gap Closure

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform roadwork on Stone Valley Road from west of Miranda Avenue to west of Green Valley Road on August 5, 2014, between the hours of

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Posted on: July 9, 2014

San Pablo Avenue Temporary Road Closure

San Pablo Avenue will be closed at Rodeo Creek for 6 months starting August 4, 2014 in order to replace the bridge and make improvements to the adjacent roadway and sidewalks.

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