Posted on: December 22, 2016

Alternatives to PG&E services for area residents

The study and program options under consideration will be shared at two separate public meetings in December, and you’re invited to attend and find out more.

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Serve on the Contra Costa County Sustainability Commission

The Board of Supervisors has authorized the creation of a County Sustainability Commission to guide the Board and staff on issues relating to sustainability throughout the County.    The Commission will have ten members, and the current ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Storm Update: County crews have closed roads!

Contra Costa County crews have closed the following roads:

  • Marsh Creek Road between the Clayton city limits and Deer Valley Road
  • Alhambra Valley Road between Bear Creek Road and Castro Ranch Road
  • Morgan Territory Road between Marsh Creek Road and Manning Roa...
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Posted on: January 6, 2017

County Crews Prepared for First Major 2017 Storm; Urge Public to Prepare, Too

County Crews Prepared for First Major 2017 Storm; Urge Public to Prepare, Too

The first big storm of 2017 is expected over the weekend, and work is underway by County public works and flood control staff to prepare.  The Flood Control and Water Co...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Summary of National Weather Service Forecast and 7-5-3-2 Protocol

Summary of National Weather Service Forecast update and Flood Control District 7-5-3-2 Protocol thresholds.

We can expect heavy rain and potential flooding over the weekend into Monday from widespread rainfall which will move to our area starting Saturday ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Staying Out Means Staying Alive!

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Staying Out Means Staying Alive!

Students at Walnut Creek Intermediate School joined forces with the County Flood Control District recently to spread the word about Creek and Channel Safety. Dubbed the StayOut, StayAlive! campaign, the outreach effort enga...

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Pine Creek Clean-Up (Walnut Creek Community Service Day)

The Contra Costa County Flood Control District (the district) participated in the Walnut Creek Community Service Day on Saturday, October 8th. This is the third year the District has partnered with Friends of the Creeks to participate in this event. The D...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Local Legislator Tour Series

The Contra Costa County Flood Control District’s “Local Legislator Tour” series came about as a result of meeting our state legislators in April during the “Watershed Day at the Capitol” event. Throughout this event, we educated our legislators about the ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Workshop on Community Choice Energy Thursday Evening

The County will be co-hosting a workshop January 26th with Danville and San Ramon focusing on the potential for a "Community Choice Energy" program to serve residents in many parts of the County.  Find out about the workshop and the pro...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

County Issues Proclamation of Local Emergency

The County Administrator has signed a proclamation of local emergency, paving the way for potential future funding to assist with repairs to areas of the County damaged in the recent winter storm surge.  Sinkholes and mudslides continue to be a p...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

County Planning Commission Vacancy - Apply to Serve for District 4

One of the most important advisory bodies for Contra Costa County is the Planning Commission, and there is currently an opportunity for you to serve.   If you live in the area represented by District 4 Supervisor Karen Mitchoff, you may be eligible.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Contratulations to our Humanitarian and Student Humanitarian for 2017

Contra Costa County has recognized two outstanding residents for their community service.  Alamo resident Jim Noe and Diablo teenager Paige Godvin were honored as part of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., commemoration.

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Prepare for Emergencies: helpful information for County residents

Being ready to manage in an emergency requires some preparation and thought in advance; find out what you can do to help your family on our emergency public information webpage.

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Update on County Road Closures

McEwen Road is closed between Highway 4 and Carquinez Scenic Drive near Port Costa due to mudslides. It is open to emergency vehicles only. Alhambra Valley Road between Bear Creek Road and Castro Ranch Road is closed indefinitely.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Alamo School Field Closure

The Alamo Elementary School Field will be closed for turf maintenance from December 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017.

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Orwood Road Bridge Construction Update

Starting June 15, 2016 there will be changes to marine access to allow for construction of the southern portion of the new bridge and demolition of the old bridge.

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

California Property Tax Postponement Program

The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returns in 2016. The program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes if they meet certain equity and income criteria.

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

MT D MELLO ROOS

If you have been exempt from the Mt. Diablo Mello Roos tax and notice that it is included in your 2016-2017 Secured Property Tax Bill, you may be receiving a corrected bill or refund in the near future.

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)

PACE programs, under state law, allow local governments, state agencies, or inter-jurisdictional authorities to fund, through the issuance of bonds, the up-front cost of installing energy improvements on commercial and residential properties.

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Credit Card Transaction Rate Increased

Please note that effective July 1, 2016 the service fee for credit card transactions increased to 2.50%. The fee for debit card transactions is still $3.50. There is no fee charged for e-check transactions.

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