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Posted on: February 29, 2024

UPDATE on Board of Supervisors Meeting

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The Board meeting will be accessible in-person, via television, and via live-streaming to all members of the public.  Board meetings are televised live on Comcast Cable 27, ATT/U-Verse Channel 99, Astound Channels 32 & 1027, and can be seen l...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Storm Safety Tips

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Please take steps to be prepared and stay safe amid stormy weather.

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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Warren Lai Appointed as New Public Works Director

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The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Announces New Public Works Director 

February 27, 2024, Martinez, CA – Today the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors appointed Warren Lai as the new Contra Costa County Public Works Depart...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

2024 Elections: March 5th Presidential Primary

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Contra Costa Elections department kicked off the fourth class of the Certified Election Observer program to welcome the community and engage voters to cast their vote this upcoming Presidential Primary Election on March 5th. 

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Save the Date: 30th Annual Cesar Chavez Ceremony

2024 Contra Costa County Cesar Chavez Celebration

Please join us on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, for the 30th Annual  César E. Chávez Commemorative Celebration.  

Únase a nosotros el martes 26 de marzo de 2024 para la 30ª Celebración Conme...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Ready Contra Costa/ Listos Contra Costa

Ready Contra Costa

In the summer weather brings new threats for Contra Costa County, like wildfire, smoke, extreme heat, and power outages. In the winter it is important to prepare and keep your loved ones safe for winter storms. Knowing where to find information on sandbag...

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Posted on: February 29, 2024

Save the Date: 2nd Annual AANHPI Celebration

2023 Asian American Native Hawaiian Celebration in Contra Costa County

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. Please join us for Contra Costa County’s 2nd Annual Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Celebration. This year’s event theme is &am...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Probation Success Story: Jeremiah

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Contra Costa County’s Probation Department is making a difference by supporting our youth to make life-changing decisions and create opportunities for their future. Watch how Jeremiah faces adversity with resilience, and how support from the Pro...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Black History Month

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Black History Month serves as a powerful reminder of the ongoing journey toward equality and justice in Contra Costa County. Community leaders, activists, and advocates come together to address issues of systemic racism and inequality, striving t...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Serve on the 2024-2025 Civil Grand Jury

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The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications until March 24 to serve on the Civil Grand Jury for the 2024-2025 term. 

The Civil Grand Jury comprises 19 members who serve for one year, July through June, to monitor, review, and ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Contra Costa County Residents Can Access Behavioral Health Crisis Care 24/7

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Anytime, day or night, people in Contra Costa County can now access immediate support during a behavioral health crisis. Contra Costa Health’s A3 program operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People facing a behavioral health, mental healt...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Would you like to serve on the Measure X Community Advisory Board?

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The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is seeking diverse representation from individuals with broad experience with programs that align with the Measure’s voter-approved purpose “to keep Contra Costa’s regional hospita...

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Posted on: January 16, 2023

46th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ceremony

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Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors thanks everyone who attended the 46th annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 16, 2024, with a presentation of the Student and Adult Humanitarian of the Year Awards.

The theme of the event is “Belov...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

"Inside Public Works" show on CCTV

Inside Public Works

 The regular series produced by Contra Costa County Public Works (CCPWD) and Contra Costa Television (CCTV) offers viewers an opportunity to learn about how our Public Works Department serves our customers and communities across Contra Costa Coun...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

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. 

• Pets: Bring...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Contra Costa County receives $15 million for EV chargers

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Contra Costa County received $15 million in funding from the US Department of Transportation’s Community Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Program, which seeks to strategically deploy publicly accessible electric vehicle charging and alternative fueling...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Announces Interim Animal Services Director

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The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors appointed Captain Jane Andreotti to fill the role of Interim Animal Services Director during a special meeting on Thursday. Captain Andreotti will assume the role of Interim Director on January 16, 2024, and wi...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Board of Supervisors Installs New Leadership

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Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Candace Andersen are taking on new leadership roles for the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors in 2024. During the January 9, 2024, Board meeting, Supervisor Glover was sworn in as Chair and Supervisor Andersen as V...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Dan Mierzwa Sworn in as County Treasurer-Tax Collector

Dan Mierzwa Takes Oath of Office at Finance Building

Dan Mierzwa has been sworn in as Contra Costa County Treasurer-Tax Collector. Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder Kristin Connelly administered the oath of office to Mierzwa during a ceremony at the County Finance Building in Martinez on Thursday, January ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Supervisors Meet with Martinez Refinery Management About Safety Concerns

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Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia and Supervisor Federal Glover held a news conference after meeting with PBF Energy’s Martinez Refining Company management representatives to discuss concerns about the frequency of chemical releases.&...

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Contra Costa County Bike Giveaway

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Contra Costa Library and Child Support Services teamed up with the Bay Area Bike Project to bring extra joy to 25 families this holiday season. Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=So2ZvpYvCoU For more information contact Child Support Services at (866)...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

Contra Costa Public Works Offers New Ways to Request Services

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Contra Costa County Public Works Offers New Ways for Reporting Service Issues in Unincorporated Areas

April 3, 2023, Unincorporated Contra Costa County, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department announces a new service request option called&...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Contra Costa FOCUS Newsletter

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Check out the Contra Costa FOCUS Winter 2023 newsletter to see how the County is using cutting-edge strategies to create a sustainable future. Also, take a of tour Contra Costa TV studios, view Employee Service Awards, and much more.

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Animal Services Director Beth Ward Gives Message On Her Future

Contra Costa Animal Services Director Beth Ward

To the Contra Costa County Community,

Together, we've achieved extraordinary milestones that have transformed the lives of both people and animals in Contra Costa County, and I am extremely fortunate to have worked with the staff and volunteers at CCAS ove...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

Supervisor Federal Glover Announces Planned Retirement from Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors

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Supervisor Federal Glover has announced that he will not seek reelection in 2024, thus ending six consecutive terms as the District 5 supervisor. During his tenure, Supervisor Glover has been a tireless advocate for the people of Contra Costa County, work...

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Probation Department Awarded Grant for High-Risk DUI Offenders

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Contra Costa County Probation Department Awarded Grant from the Office of Traffic Safety for Intensive Supervision Program for High-Risk DUI Offenders.

The $412,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will go toward check-ins with prob...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Envision Contra Costa 2040

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The Draft Contra Costa County 2045 General Plan is the County’s primary policy tool to guide physical changes in the unincorporated areas of the county over the next 20 years. It serves as the basis for planning- and infrastructure-related decis...

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Posted on: October 3, 2023

Supervisors Appoint Two Co-Directors to Lead Office of Racial Equity and Social Justice

Supervisors with Office of Racial Equity and Social Justice Co-Directors Peter Kim and Kendra Carr

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the Board of Supervisors appointed two Co-Directors to lead the new Office of Racial Equity and Social Justice (ORESJ).

Kendra Carr was selected as Co-Director, Race Equity and Inter-Agency Engagement and will focus on assessing, suppor...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Serve on the Measure X Community Fiscal Oversight Committee

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Would you like to serve on the Measure X Community Fiscal Oversight Committee? The Committee is responsible for reviewing and confirming Measure X revenues and expenditures. 

The County seeks candidates who are: 

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Sustainability Resources & Residential Incentives

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Local, state, and federal incentive programs can help you save money while making your home and transportation more sustainable. Improving your home's energy efficiency and transitioning away from natural gas appliances can save energy and improve indoor ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Recommended Budget Published

Contra Costa County Fiscal Year 2023 -2024 Recommended Budget

There is a fresh look and feel online to enhance the public’s understanding and use of the fiscal year 2023-2024 Recommended Budget. The digital budget book increases accessibility through easier navigation, more data visualizations, interactive...

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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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