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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Storm Response 2023 Disaster Recovery FAQs

Storm Response 2023 Disaster Recovery FAQs

Here are January storm recovery resources, including FAQs and emergency contacts for County residents. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

Disaster Recovery FAQs

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Seeking Nominations for Contra Costa County Youth Hall of Fame

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Please join us on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, for the 29th Annual César E. Chávez Commemorative Celebration.

Each year during the ceremony, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors honors a group of students as part of the Youth Hall of Fame Awards. Please...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Tips to Stay Safe in Cold Weather

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Stay safe as chilly temperatures are in the forecast for Contra Costa County. 

Take steps now to protect people, pets, plants, and pipes from the cold:

• People: Wear layers, limit time outdoors, and check heaters in advance. 

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Posted on: January 2, 2023

Storm Safety Tips

Floods Happen Fast

Rain is here. Take steps to be prepared and stay safe.

If you live in unincorporated Contra Costa County and are concerned about flooding, you can visit one of the sandbag stations throughout the County. Please note that you'll n...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Watch the Board of Supervisors meeting online or on Thursday at 6 pm on Contra Costa Television Channels (CCTV): Comcast Cable 27, ATT/U-Verse 99, and Astound 32 and 1027. 

Meetings also can be viewed online the same week they are held, usually wi...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Board of Supervisors Installs New Leadership with Supervisor John Gioia as Chair

Board of Supervisors Installs New Leadership

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors held a swearing-in ceremony for Supervisor John Gioia as Board Chair and Supervisor Federal Glover as Vice Chair at its January 10, 2023, Board meeting.

At today’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Superio...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Premiere of Episode 2 of "Inside Public Works" show on CCTV

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Watch the second episode of "Inside Public Works," a regular series produced by Contra Costa County Public Works (CCPWD) and Contra Costa Television (CCTV) to learn about the Stay Out/Stay Alive Creek and Channel Safety Program,&nbs...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Contra Costa County Becomes 1st to Achieve TRUE Pre-Certification

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On November 2, 2022, Contra Costa County was recognized as a leader in sustainability and innovation at the Greenbuild International Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Contra Costa County’s former Administration Building (651 Pin...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Opens 58-Year-Old Time Capsule

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A time capsule that was buried under the prior Contra Costa County Administration Building since 1964 was opened at the October 4, 2022, Board of Supervisors meeting. The Supervisors also displayed items for a new time capsule that will be opened in 2072....

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Update on Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

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Protect the Delta

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary (Delta) relies on California’s two most significant rivers, the Sacramento and San Joaquin, and is the largest estuary on the West Coast. East Contra Costa County covers a large area with...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

County Administration Building Shines Light on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

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The County Administration Building was lit up in teal, green and pink lights on Thursday, October 13th, 2022, to shine a light on awareness and funding for metastatic breast cancer research. 

Every year, more than 685,000 people worldwide die from...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Parking and Access to County Administration Building

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If you wish to conduct County business and/or attend Board of Supervisors meetings, please make sure to give yourself time to park and go through security. The majority of parking around the County Administration building is metered. View maps an...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Voter-Approved Measure X

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Measure X is a countywide 20-year, ½ cent sales tax approved by Contra Costa County voters on November 3, 2020. Collection of the tax began on April 1, 2021. The ballot measure language stated that the intent of Measure X is “to keep Contra Costa’s region...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Renter and Landlord Resources

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See Contra Costa County Tenant and Landlord Resources (PDF) and scroll down for more resources. Vea Recursos para Inquilinos y Propietarios del condado de Contra Costa (PDF), incluyendo desalojos, asistencia  de alquiler y mediación. Or click on ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

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In partnership with the San Francisco Chronicle Season of Sharing (SOS) Program, the Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services (EHSD) Volunteer & Emergency Services provides emergency relief for eligible families and individuals adversely im...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

County Workforce Development Board Resources for Employees

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Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County, a bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, has resources available for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including career skills training, unemployment information and free Rapid Re...

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