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 8, 2017

Managing through the Next Winter Storm

Rain is back in the forecast, too soon for the saturated ground to have completely dried out.  This week's storms have the potential again for localized flooding and mudslides. Find out online where to get sandbags and which roads are closed.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

If you didn't catch the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, you can watch it again on CCTV on Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m.   CCTV is Comcast Channel 27, Wave Channel 32 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Missed Veterans' Voices? Catch our replay on Wednesday night

If you missed Monday's show, you missed a chance to see how service and companion animals can make a veterans life much happier and safer.  Watch our replay Wednesday night at 11:00 p.m., or anytime online on the Veterans' Voices website.

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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

Public Works crews reopened Marsh Creek Road and McEwen Road. Morgan Territory Road is open to local traffic only. Alhambra Valley 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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