District 4 Supervisor Karen Mitchoff

DURING THIS TIME, MY OFFICE AND I CONTINUE TO WORK REMOTELY. TO REACH MY OFFICE, PLEASE CALL 925-521-7100 OR SEND AN EMAIL TO SUPERVISORMITCHOFF@BOS.CCCOUNTY.US AND WE WILL GET BACK TO YOU PROMPTLY. WE ARE COMMITTED TO CONTINUE PROVIDING SERVICE TO RESIDENTS OF DISTRICT IV. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.

Hello and welcome to the District IV website! As your County Supervisor, I was elected to serve the diverse communities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill, part of Walnut Creek, and the unincorporated Contra Costa Centre.

District IV is located in the beating heart of Contra Costa County. We have seen great transformation in our communities in a few short years, as innovation, prosperity, and new residents join us in the shadow of Mt. Diablo. Mindful of these developments, it is my core focus to build policies that best serve you, my constituents in District IV, and our neighbors across Contra Costa.

I am committed to better connecting the people of Contra Costa County with the vital services of government, and advocating for policies that will help our communities grow and prosper. 

I look forward to hearing from you.

Karen Mitchoff

 County and Community Updates

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin Construction of the Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project

Marsh Drive (Concord) Bridge Replacement Project Press ReleaseJune 2, 2021, Concord, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project starting on Monday, June 7, 2021 through January 2023, barring unforeseen circumstances. Work will occur between 7:00 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday, weather permitting. Work will take place on Marsh Drive, approximately 0.2 miles west of Solano Avenue, in both unincorporated Contra Costa County and the City of Concord. There will be restrictions to minimize impacts during commute hours. The speed limit through the work area will be 25 mph during construction. Drivers should expect delays. 

The project will include reconstruction of approximately 1,000 feet of Marsh Drive near the bridge, installation of a retaining wall, channel improvements, and relocation of various utilities including water, electric power, and communication facilities. Work includes replacing the existing bridge with a new concrete bridge in a slightly shifted alignment to the north in stages built to current standards. The new bridge will include a 10-foot-wide separated bike and pedestrian facility. 

Funding for this project is provided by Federal Highway Bridge Program Funds, Local Road Funds, Contra Costa County Flood Control District Zone 3B Funds, Pacific Gas & Electric Funds, Contra Costa Water District Funds, and East Bay Regional Park District Funds. 

Additional project information, including construction schedule, is available at www.contracosta.ca.gov/marshdrivebridge 

Marsh Drive (Concord) Bridge Replacement Project Press Release

About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 200 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County.   CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sand Bag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. To learn more about CCCPWD, please visit www.cccpublicworks.org 

Contact: Project Hotline: 800.684.2279; Media Inquiries: Kelly Kalfsbeek, 925.313.2115

U.S. Census Bureau Releases First Local Data that Forms the Basis for the County’s Redistricting Process

 

(Martinez, CA) – The U.S. Census Bureau has released the first local-level data from the 2020 Census, the once-a-decade count of every person living in the country. This is part of the Census data that will help determine new Supervisorial districts for Contra Costa County during its Redistricting process once every ten years.


The Census data release provides the first look at the demographic characteristics at the local level, including population change, race, ethnicity, age 18 and over population, and housing occupancy status. For additional information, please visit the County's Redistricting Webpage.


The following charts show growth and race/ethnicity breakdown by Supervisorial District:

 

Bar chart showing 2010 to 2020 Population Growth by Supervisorial District


Bar chart showing 2020 Population By Race/Ethnicity Countywide and by Supervisorial District.

 


Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Vaccination continues to protect against severe COVID-19 illness, but with the COVID-19 Delta variant now infecting a small percentage of vaccinated people as well as many unvaccinated people, eight Bay Area health officers have issued health orders requiring masks indoors in public places.

The orders require all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors in public settings, with limited exceptions, starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3rd.

Vaccines remain the most powerful tool in the fight against COVID-19, including the Delta variant. Nonetheless, the Delta variant is infecting a small percentage of the vaccinated in the Bay Area — who still remain strongly protected against severe illness, hospitalization, and death. In those instances of infection in a vaccinated person, a face-covering prevents further spread. Bay Area health officials urge all unvaccinated residents 12 and older to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

To read the full press release and the Health Order please visit Contra Costa Health Services COVID-19 website.

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Contra Costa, Santa Clara and San Francisco Public Health Officials Urge Employers to Consider Requiring Employee Vaccination to Promote COVID-Safe Workplaces 

 With COVID-19 cases rapidly on the rise, leaving unvaccinated individuals at risk for serious illness and death, the health officers of Contra Costa, Santa Clara, and San Francisco counties strongly urge all employers to consider implementing workplace COVID-19 safety policies that require their workforce to get fully vaccinated as soon as possible.

For any employees who are not yet fully vaccinated, employers must require and enforce masking under current state law. In addition, employers are encouraged to require frequent COVID-19 testing of unvaccinated employees.

For the full press release, please visit the Contra Costa Health Services website

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