Board of Supervisors District V

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Posted on: August 14, 2013

2013-14 Keller Canyon Mitigation Grant Awardees

Keller Canyon mitigation grants announced

MARTINEZ (Aug. 13, 2013) – The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors approved this
morning the grants awarded from the Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation Fund.

Out of the 108 applications for the 2013-14 fiscal ...Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2012

Latest 'District V eGram' posted

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Employment & Human Services

5 Stories
Posted on: July 22, 2014

Family Justice Center Awarded Kaiser Permanente Grant for Permanent Facility in West County

Richmond, CA -- West Contra Costa residents experiencing family violence or sexual assault are one step closer to having a warm and welcoming one-stop service center. The building of a permanent home for the Family Justice Center in Richmond, California ...Read on...

Family Justice Center
Posted on: July 22, 2014

Richmond’s Crescent Park Children’s Center reopens after budget cuts

Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau (CSB) of the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) proudly reopened the Crescent Park Children’s Center in Richmond on July 1st to provide Head Start services to 60 eligible children and families in ...Read on...

Head Start
Posted on: July 16, 2014

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) #1141

Kinship Support Services Program

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Posted on: July 16, 2014

Request for Interest (RFI) #548

SparkPoint -- Career Center/Tax Volunteer Coordinator

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) #1138

Comprehensive Domestic Violence Support Services

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Home Page

6 Stories
Posted on: July 23, 2014

Deadline Approaching to File for Local Office

Joseph E. Canciamilla, the County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters, announces that Friday, August 8, 2014, is the deadline to file for offices in cities, schools, and special districts which will be elected in November.

Candidates for school...Read on...

Elections website
Posted on: June 20, 2014

Your Opinion Matters -- Survey on Housing and Community Development Funding

Contra Costa County's Conservation and Development Department is in the process of developing a 5-year Consolidated Plan to guide spending of the local allocation of federal housing and community development funds. We would appreciate you giving our survey 15 minutes of your time to help shape our priorities. Thank you for caring about your community by giving us feedback to direct the funding of federal programs spanning the next five yearsRead on...

Learn more and take the survey
Posted on: June 20, 2014

Volunteers Needed for One-Day Event to Help the Homeless in Contra Costa County

Volunteers are needed for Project Homeless Connect 2014, a one day event to provide assistance to people who are experiencing homelessness in Contra Costa County. Project Homeless Connect takes place annually, and routinely provides food, medical and dental care, hair cuts, pet care, shelter and other services to more than 1,000 people. The August 6 event is coordinated by Contra Costa Health Services' Behavioral Health Division, and co-sponsored this year by the City of Richmond and Chevron. Project Homeless Connect is made possible each year through the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, and we welcome your participationRead on...

Find out how you can help.
Posted on: June 15, 2014

Summer Reading Festival Underway: Paws to Read

Sign up for Summer Reading "Paws to Read" this summer and use the reading log to track time spent reading; earn prizes upon completion. Pre-readers may share a book with a parent, sibling, or a friend. The Reading Festival runs through August 23, and is ...Read on...

"Paws to Read" website
Posted on: April 29, 2014

PG&E Briefs County Supervisors on Tree Removal Plan

PG&E Vice President Kirk Johnson briefed the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on the proposed Pipeline Pathway Project taking place throughout California and most recently in the Bay Area. As a result of many questions from County staff, as well as cities in the area, PG&E has been making informational presentations to various jurisdictions, including the County on April 22, 2014. This is a proposed PG&E project and County staff will be working with the utility to find mutually acceptable ways for PG&E to move the proposed project forward. If you have additional questions related to PG&E's project please call PG&E at 1-877-259-8314. If you have questions related to the County Tree Ordinance please call (925) 674-7200Read on...

View the PG&E presentation material.
Posted on: March 24, 2014

Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia Elected President of CSAC

The Association serves as the official advocacy voice of California's 58 counties at the state and federal level. Contra Costa Supervisor Federal Glover is serving as the Chair of the Administration of Justice Policy Committee.Read on...

View the News Release from CSAC

Public Works

2 Stories
Posted on: July 24, 2014

Upcoming Road Work in Discovery Bay and Bethel Island

Public Works maintenance crews will perform road work between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. starting July 28. Please see schedule for specific areas impacted by this work.

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Posted on: July 9, 2014

San Pablo Avenue Temporary Road Closure

San Pablo Avenue will be closed at Rodeo Creek for 6 months starting August 4, 2014 in order to replace the bridge and make improvements to the adjacent roadway and sidewalks.

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Tax Collector

1 Story
Posted on: August 2, 2012

Where to Go for a Business License

If you're wondering where to go to obtain a business license, look no further than right here on line. Find out whether you should get the license from a particular city or the County. We'll tell you the address location and website you need to visit.

Our office has developed the online lookup of business license office locations and websites to assist you in finding out where to go to learn about and acquire the mandatory business license.

Simply enter the address where the business will operate or provide services, and our webpage will show the name, address and website to go to for information and a business license application.Read on...

Where to Go for a Business License Webpage