Community Oriented Government

Community Oriented Government (COG) supports the City's mission, providing a problem solving process that engages the City and its residents in achieving Quality of Life outcomes within our neighborhoods and the business community.

COG Team

Contact the City's COG Team for assistance with Quality of Life issues that aren't easily solved by one call to City Hall. The team seeks to increase partnerships, develop relationships within the community, and empower community groups to solve problems.

The team has worked with local organizations to improve Hillcrest Park and has partnered with social service, faith and community groups to launch the Change 4 Real Change program to increase funding for homeless services. (For more information, visit

Residents and business owners who have identified a community-wide issue that impacts the quality of life in Concord and have an interest in working with the team can find out more and ask for assistance from the COG Team by visiting

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