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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Airport Improvement Project- Taxiway Echo and Kilo

Taxiway Echo and Kilo reconstruction and pavement overlay project is expected to begin on October 10, 2016 and is to be completed in two phases. Contruction is expected to take place Monday thru Saturday between the hours of 0700 to 1530.

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Diablo Aviator, Contra Costa County Airports’ Newsletter* Correction

The corrected* summer edition of the Diablo Aviator, Contra Costa County Airports’ Newsletter, is now available on the Airport website at the following link:

*The original newsletter incorrectly reported...Read on...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

San Ramon Bypass Clean-up

A group of ten Save Mount Diablo volunteers and four Contra Costa County Flood Control / Public Works employees went into the San Ramon Bypass on Friday, September 30th to clean up our Flood Control Channel, by removing the trash that has accumulated duri...Read on

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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 ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Site Tours Now Available

This intimate, interpretive tour offers a unique opportunity to get in the field and experience firsthand the restoration potential of Lower Walnut Creek.
Rain or shine. Seats are limited!
Registration Required.

Dates:Saturday, November 12th, 1...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Local Legislator Tour: Catharine Baker

Contra Costa County’s Flood Control District kicked off it’s “Local Legislator Tour” series on Friday, August 12, by escorting 16th District Assemblywoman Catharine Baker through two flood control facilities within her district. Public Works’ Chief Engine...Read on...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

East County Trash Assessment

On July 26th, Flood Control District staff joined up with volunteers from Friends of Marsh Creek to perform three trash assessments in East County. For the past five years the Flood Control District has performed annual trash assessments at six different ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Dutch Slough Celebration

On May 14th the Contra Costa County Flood Control District, California Department of Water Resources , American Rivers and Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed partnered to host an event celebrating the Dutch Slough Restoration Project. The Dutch Slough Rest...Read on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

2015 Annual Report Released

The Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District released their 2015 Annual Report on February 9, 2016. Read about the accomplishments and challenges of 2015, and the District's goals for the future by clicking on the link below.

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Would You Like to Serve as a Poll Worker?

Civic-minded County residents are encouraged to consider working at the polls on November 8. You'll receive training in advance, and will be eligible for a stipend for your work.

Find out more at the Elections website.
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Drop Off Your Vote by Mail Ballot and Save on Postage

No time to go to the polls or even the post office? You can drop off your vote-by-mail ballot at any of the more than 20 convenient locations throughout the County. Look for the distinctive "CoCo Vote-N-Go" boxes at many city halls and libraries.Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

State Voter Information Guides - in the mail!

The Voter Information Guide produced by the Secretary of State's office is in the mail and should be reaching Contra Costa residents this week. For more information, please contact them at 916-345-8683. You can also find the information online at the S...Read on...

Secretary of State's Voter Information Guide
Posted on: October 1, 2016

Serve on the Contra Costa County Public Law Library Board of Trustees

One of the County's hidden gems is the Public Law Library, which provides a wealth of resources to residents about legal issues. The Board of Trustees will have up to two vacancies at the start of the year for a single year-long term ending on December 3...Read on...

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

If you wanted to watch the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors meeting and missed it, you can see it in its entirety starting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday. You can also view meetings online the same week they are broadcast live on CCTV.

To find the r...Read on...

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Posted on: October 1, 2016

Participate in the Mosquito & Vector Control District's Board of Trustees

The Mosquito & Vector Control District provides a major public health role in Contra Costa County. You can have an impact by applying to serve on its Board of Trustees. Two vacancies will be filed in the coming months; apply by November 4 to be cons...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Get the Facts Before You Vote

Looking for the facts about upcoming elections? Check out "Voter's Edge California," a comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to contests you'll find on your ballot November 8. Voter's Edge California is a joint project of MapLight and the Le...Read on...

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Contra Costa Library Offers Free Transit Passes for Museum Visits

Contra Costa Library's popular "Discover and Go" program provides free or discount tickets to a wide variety of bay area museums and cultural centers. During August, September and October, we'll get you there for free as well using public trans...Read on...

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

Dial 211: Local Health and Social Service Information Is Just a Call or Mouse Click Away

The Contra Costa Crisis Center provides an extraordinary 24x7 service to our residents with "211 Contra Costa." 211 is a national, toll-free, three-digit phone number can can connect you to a wide variety of local services.

Call specialist...Read on...

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Posted on: December 11, 2015

Interested in Participating in County Government?

Contra Costa County has many different advisory committees and commissions that offer you a way to serve your community. The opportunities are diverse, with topics including social services, transportation, agriculture, public safety and more.Read on...

View the most recent advisory body vacancy report

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Port Chicago Highway and Willow Pass Road Improvements

Hess Construction Co., Inc. has been awarded the Port Chicago Highway and Willow Pass Road Bike and Pedestrian Improvements project, in the Bay Point area.
The project consists of removing the free right turn lane from Willow Pass Road to Port Chicago ...Read on...

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: July 2, 2015

Temporary Change to Marine Access Under Orwood Bridge

Due to bridge construction marine access under the bridge in East County will be modified during construction from July 13, 2015 through October 31, 2016.

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Orwood Bridge Replacement

Construction will soon begin on a new Orwood Road Bridge in unincorporated east County.

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks

According to a new report, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are investigating the massive distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) hitting a major DNS provider. That attack has left many websites struggling to stay up.

Domain N...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016


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: September 6, 2016

Property Tax Postponement

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: 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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