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Posted on: May 20, 2022

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, and WAVE Channel 32, and can be seen live online ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Charging Decision Made Against Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe

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May 20, 2022

 

Contact:        Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer 

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org 

(925) 957-8638

 

 

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Update on Discharge within the Walnut Creek Channel

Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Investigating Potential Illicit Discharge within Walnut Creek Channel

(Updated) May 20, 2022, Walnut Creek, CA – On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Contra Costa County Flood Control an...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Two Ways to give Feedback about Climate-Smart Agriculture

Contra Costa County is conducting a feasibility study, "Healthy Lands, Healthy People," to identify strategies to store carbon dioxide in our county through a variety of land uses.

Healthy Lands, Healthy People Survey

You’re invited to give feedba...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Murder Charge Filed Against Unhoused Concord Man

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May 18, 2022

 

Contact: Ted Asregadoo, 925-957-8638

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Murder Charge Filed Against Unhoused Concord Man

 

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Contra Costa County Public Works Premieres New Series on CCTV

Contra Costa County Public Works Announces the Premiere of their New Show “Inside Public Works” for Contra Costa Television

May 17, 2022, Martinez, CA - As part of National Public Works Week, the Contra Costa County Public Works Department is pleased to an...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Microbusiness and Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief $2,500 Grant

$2,500 grants available for microbusiness and nonprofit COVID-19 relief. Apply from May 17, 2022 through August 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM. 

This program will provide $2,500 grants to qualifying microbusinesses and nonprofits in the counties of Alameda, ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Paving Construction Work on Fred Jackson Way

Contra Costa County Public Works to begin Paving Work Construction of the Fred Jackson Way First Mile/Last Mile Connection Project in North Richmond 

May 12, 2022, North Richmond, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works has comple...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy Seeks Public Advisory Committee Member

The East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy seeks one (1) individual or organization representative to serve on the Public Advisory Committee (PAC) to provide input on the implementation of the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan / Nat...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Summer Internships For College and High School Students

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Are you a college student or a senior in high school? Perhaps you're thinking about a career in law enforcement? A summer internship at the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office will offer you a unique experience in understanding the work of attorneys, ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Parking Lot Maintenance Work in Kensington

Contra Costa County Public Works will Perform Maintenance Work in the Parking Lot along Arlington Avenue in Kensington 

May 5, 2022, Kensington, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform maintenance work on the pa...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Proposed Disposition of Unclaimed Money

NOTICE OF PROPOSED DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED MONEY IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY TREASURY

The Treasurer-Tax Collector of the County of Contra Costa has on hand in the Unclaimed Deposit Trust Fund the sum of $289,739.12, consisting of various amounts that have been...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Road Work Scheduled Along San Pablo Dam Road

Contra Costa County Public Works to Perform Road Work along San Pablo Dam Road 

(Updated) May 4, 2022, El Sobrante & Orinda, CA – A Contra Costa County Public Works Department’s contractor will be performing road work along San Pablo ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Murder Charges Filed Against Concord Couple

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5/4/2022

 

Contact:         Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer 

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org 

(925) 957-8638

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

COVID-19 Updates

CCHS hosts a vaccine clinic outside Cielo Market in Antioch every Thursday.

Any Contra Costa County resident who tests positive for COVID-19 can call the 24/7 Advice Nurse line at (877) 661-6230 with questions and to request free antiviral medication, if medically appropriate. See COVID-19 Updates.

Everyone ages 5 and older are el...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Coming Soon: NEW California Property Tax Assistance

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Coming Soon: The California Mortgage Relief Program, which helps homeowners catch up on their housing payments, will?soon?launch a property tax assistance option. Visit?CaMortgageRelief.org?to see if you qualify for the?current program or?sign up...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Concord Man Sentenced In 2019 Hate Crime Case

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4/29/2022

 

Contact:        Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer 

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org 

(925) 957-8638

 

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Former Antioch Resident Convicted of Forcible Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 13

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04/27/2022

 

Contact:        Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer 

ted.asregadoo@contracostada.org 

(925) 957-8638

 

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Update on Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

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

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Weed Abatement Work on the Iron Horse Trail

Public Works to Perform Weed Abatement Work for Fire Safety along the Iron Horse Trail 

April 20, 2022, San Ramon, Danville, Alamo, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Concord, CA – In preparation for the fire season, a Contra Costa County Publ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Notice of Availability of Surplus Land in Unincorporated Contra Costa County

Notice of Availability of Surplus Land in Unincorporated Contra Costa County. The Contra Costa County Housing Successor to the Redevelopment Agency (“County”) is seeking developers for sites in Rodeo, North Richmond and Bay Point. Visi...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Wildfire Preparedness & Safety

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Stay prepared for wildfires and potential power outages. Tips include knowing how to manually open your garage door, parking your car in the direction you want to leave in, and evacuating when an order is issued for your safety.    

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

NEW: E-Check Validation for Online Payments

Beginning in April 2022, E-check payments will now be subject to bank account and routing number validation using a third-party service database, EarlyWarning. If your account information is rejected as invalid, you may contact your bank. Please note, you...

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Posted on: April 12, 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. 

Meetings also can be viewed online the same week they are held, usually within 48 h...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Take a Survey to Identify Needs to Reduce Homelessness & Increase Housing Stability

The HOME-ARP survey is designed to gather information from stakeholders, affordable housing developers, and community members about homelessness needs in Contra Costa County and HOME-ARP projects being planned. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

All-Electric New Construction Ordinance for Residential, Hotel, Office or Retail Buildings Adopted

On January 18, 2022, the County Board of Supervisors adopted an All-Electric Ordinance (Ordinance 2022-02) requiring all new construction of residential, hotel, office, or retail buildings to be all-electric. 

Starting April 1, 2022, applications ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

PG&E to Upgrade Gas Main and Service Lines in Rodeo

March 25, 2022, Rodeo, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works Department issued a permit to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to allow them to replace more than 160 service lines and approximately 1.25 miles of gas main with upgraded pipeline...

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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: 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: March 18, 2022

Mitchell Bacom Murder Conviction

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2022

Contact: Simon O’Connell  925-957-2220

soconnell@contracostada.org

 

Mitchell Bacom Murder Conviction

 

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorn...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Pick-N-Pull Auto Dismantlers to Pay $2.5 Million for Environmental Violations

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March 11, 2022

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Pick-N-Pull Auto Dismantlers to Pay $2.5 Million for Environmental Violations

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced today that the Contr...

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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: February 10, 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 families and individuals adversely impacted by...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Contra Costa County's Redistricting Process to Adopt New Supervisorial Districts

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Contra Costa County Completes Redistricting Process and Adopts New Supervisorial Districts

Redistricting is the once-a-decade process of redrawing the boundaries for Supervisorial districts after the U.S. Census. 

At the November 23, 2021 Public He...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Become A CCAS Volunteer

Volunteering at CCAS is fun and easy. We have multiple opportunities available - From socializing pets in our shelter to helping to facilitate adoptions, our volunteer division has a place for you. 

To learn more about how you can become a volunte...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

SB 9 Implementation Update: Processing of Urban Housing Developments and Urban Lot Split Parcel Maps

On September 16, 2021, changes to the State Law regarding ministerial approval of an Urban Housing Development (UHD) and ministerial approval of a parcel map for an Urban Lot Split (ULS) were enacted. These changes became effective on January 1, 2022.

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

EBMUD Pipeline Replacement Work in Rodeo

EBMUD Road Closure for Rodeo Avenue Cluster Pipeline Replacement Project in Rodeo

January 5, 2022, Rodeo, CA – Contra Costa County will be issuing a Road Closure permit to East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to fully close a portion of First Street...

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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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Posted on: December 28, 2021

COVID-19 Call Centers for Employers and Small Businesses

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The Workforce Development Board (WDB) of Contra Costa County has worked with partners to develop resources to help employers and small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workforce Development Board and Contra Costa County Board of Super...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

PG&E To Upgrade Gas Main & Service Lines in Bay Point

PG&E to Upgrade Gas Main and Service Lines in Bay Point

December 27, 2021, Bay Point, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works Department has issued a permit to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to allow them to replace gas mains and service...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

EBMUD Pipeline Replacement Work in Alamo

EBMUD Road Closure for Bolla Avenue Cluster Pipeline Replacement Project in Alamo

November 10, 2021, Alamo, CA – Contra Costa County issued a Road Closure permit to East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to fully close a portion of Miranda A...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Contra Costa County Will Hold Fourth Public Hearing for Redistricting Process

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Contra Costa County Will Hold Fourth Redistricting Public Hearing

Redistricting is the once-a-decade process of redrawing the boundaries for Supervisorial districts after the U.S. Census. 

 The Board of Supervisors will hold its fourth Pub...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

EBMUD Pipeline Replacement Work Scheduled for Kensington

EBMUD Road Closure for Highgate Road Cluster Pipeline Replacement Project in Kensington

November 1, 2021, Kensington, CA – Contra Costa County will be issuing a Road Closure permit to East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to fully close a portion of ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Contra Costa County Held Community Redistricting Workshops

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Contra Costa County Held Community Redistricting Workshops

Contra Costa County held six Community Redistricting Workshops between October 23 and October 28, 2021.

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

EBMUD Road Closure for Pipeline Replacement in Kensington

EBMUD Road Closure for Shakespeare Road Cluster Pipeline Replacement Project in Kensington

October 27, 2021, Kensington, CA – Contra Costa County will be issuing a Road Closure permit to East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to fully close ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project

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

 

June 2, 2021, Concord, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will begin construction of the Marsh Drive Bridge Replacement Project start...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Resources for Renters and Landlords

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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: October 15, 2019

Prosecutor Academy

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First year law students are encouraged to spend one week learning from some of the top trial attorneys in the state at Prosecutor Academy. How do prosecutors decide what cases to file? How does a case proceed from arrest to jury trial? This one-week inten...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

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Have a question about property taxes in Contra Costa County?  You are not alone.  Hopefully, we have the answers you are looking for. Here are some categories to search:

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Important Tax Dates

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The following schedule is intended to serve as a general guide to property owners in Contra Costa County, California. Please note that the list below includes only the more significant dates and does not include all items or activities in the regular, pro...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

About the Board

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Contra Costa is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected to represent residents of our County.

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