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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Budget Public Hearing Scheduled for June 8

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At its regularly scheduled June 8 Council meeting, the Concord City Council will host a budget public hearing and receive a report about the proposed FYs 2021-22 and 2022-23 biennial budget.

Members of the public are invited to participate via Zoom. The fu...

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Budget & Finance
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Budget Study Session Scheduled for May 11

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At its regularly scheduled May 11 Council meeting, the Concord City Council will host a budget study session and receive a report about the proposed FYs 2021-22 and 2022-23 biennial budget. 

Members of the public are invited to participate via Zoo...

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Budget & Finance
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Council to Hear Mid-Year Budget Update

At its Feb. 9 meeting, the Concord City Council will receive the FY 2020-21 Mid-Year Budget Update from the City's Budget Officer. In the report, staff will share information about how City revenues have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic ...

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Budget & Finance
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Council to Consider Budget Amendments

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You are receiving this message because you have previously subscribed to updates on the City of Concord’s budget. 

On Tuesday, June 23 at its regular meeting, the Concord City Council will consider adoption of the adjustments to the FY 1...

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June 23 City Council Agenda Budget & Finance
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Council to Hear Proposed Budget Amendments

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You are receiving this message because you have previously subscribed to updates on the City of Concord’s budget. 

On Tuesday, June 9 at its regular meeting, the Concord City Council will receive a report about proposed amendments to the...

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June 9 City Council Agenda Budget & Finance
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Mid-Year Budget Review 2/25

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The City Council is set to receive a mid-year budget review at its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 25. In addition to looking at the City’s current-year financial situation, staff will present information about Concord’s long-rang...

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Feb. 25, 2020 City Council Agenda Budget & Finance

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News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2021

May 25 and May 26, 2021 City Council Interviews--Cannabis Storefront Retailers

The City Council meeting Agenda for May 25 and May 26 has been posted to the City’s webpage. At the meeting, Concord’s City Council will interview the six eligible applicants which submitted proposals to operate cannabis storefront ret...

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Cannabis Regulations
Posted on: April 9, 2021

April 13, 2021 Concord City Council Interviews--Cannabis Microbusinesses and Non-Storefront Retail

Good morning.

The Concord City Council meeting Agenda for April 13 has been posted to the City’s webpage. At the meeting, Concord’s City Council will interview eligible applicants which submitted proposals to operate cannabis microbusin...

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Cannabis Regulations
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Cannabis Competitive Selection Scoring by Category (Request for Proposals #2436)

A detailed scoring summary by category for each eligible commercial cannabis business proposal has been posted to the project webpage: www.cityofconcord.org/cannabis.

 

Thank you,

 

Coleman Frick

Senior Planner

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Cannabis Regulations
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Cannabis Competitive Selection Update (Request for Proposals #2436)

The City has completed the Criteria Evaluation and Scoring (Phase II) review of all eligible Commercial Cannabis Business Proposals pursuant to Concord’s Request for Proposals #2436 (Commercial Cannabis Businesses: Storefront Retail, Non-Storefr...

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Cannabis Regulations
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Addendum #2 for Concord’s Cannabis Request for Proposals #2436

Addendum #2 for Concord’s Request for Proposals #2436 (Commercial Cannabis Businesses: Storefront Retail, Non-Storefront Retail, & Microbusiness with Storefront Retail) has been posted to the City’s website: www.cityofconcord.org/cannabis. This is the...

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Cannabis Regulations
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Concord Cannabis License First-Come First-Serve process FAQs

Good afternoon,

A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the First-Come First-Serve Cannabis License Procedures has been posted to the City of Concord Cannabis Regulations project webpage.

Additional FAQs may be posted in the coming days. Please be a...

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Cannabis Regulations

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News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2021

Ages 12+ Now Eligible for Vaccine

Kids Ages 12-15 Now Eligible fo Vaccine

Contra Costa County is expanding vaccine eligibility to children ages 12-15 after the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention recommended Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in this younger age group. Previously, the Pfizer vaccine was only approved fo...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: April 25, 2021

New Vaccination Clinic Opens 4/29

Oakgrove in Concord Vaccination site details

A no-cost appointment and drop-in Vaccination Clinic will open on Thursday, April 29 at 1034 Oak Grove Road in Concord. Anyone who is 16 or older is eligible to receive the vaccine. You do not need insurance or identification. 
Appointmen...
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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: April 18, 2021

Walk-In Vaccination Clinic Coming to Concord

May 3 - May 9 No-Cost, Walk-in Vaccination Meadow Homes Elementary

From May 3 through May 9, Contra Costa Health Services will host a No-Cost COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Meadow Homes Elementary School, 1371 Detroit Ave. in Concord from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clinic will distribute 500 vaccines a day.

 

There is n...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: April 6, 2021

County Advances to Orange Tier

County will advance to red tier on Wednesday April 7

The State of California announced today that Contra Costa County will be able to move into the less restrictive Orange Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy on Wednesday, April 7.

Contra Costa County currently has a COVID case rate of 4.9 cases...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Concord Passes Hazard Pay Ordinance

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On March 30, 2021, the Concord City Council passed an urgency ordinance (on a 5-0 vote) requiring large grocery stores to pay an additional $5 per hour of hazard pay to grocery retail workers in Concord, effective immediately. “Large Grocery Stores” refer...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Contra Costa Opens Vaccine Eligibility to 16+

16 years and older are now eligible to recieve vaccine

People who are 16 years and older and live or work in Contra Costa are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine!

Recently, Contra Costa County began receiving additional vaccine supply from the U.S. government for its numerous federally-qualified healt...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Eligible Residents: Request Vaccine Appointment Now

Get Vaccinated Today

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is encouraging anyone who is currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the county to apply for their shot today. 

Increased vaccine supply from the state and federal governments means that CCHS currently ha...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 22, 2021

County Opens Vaccine Eligibility to Ages 50 and Older

Person Receiving the Covid-19 Vaccine

Thanks to an increase in supply of COVID-19 vaccines, beginning today, March 22, Contra Costa County is extending vaccine eligibility to anyone who is 50 and older and lives or works in the county, regardless of whether they have an underlying health cond...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Contra Costa Will Advance to Red Tier on March 14

Contra Costa Will Advance to Red Tier on March 14

Beginning Sunday, March 14, Contra Costa County will advance to the less-restrictive red tier of California's Blueprint for a Safer Economy

Contra Costa was expected to enter red tier on Wednesday next week, but will transition a few days earlie...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Frontline Essential Workers Now Eligible For Vaccine

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Teachers, grocery workers and other frontline essential workers who live in Contra Costa County can now sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Contra Costa Health Services has updated its eligibility policy, extending it to residents who work in the educ...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Free COVID-19 and Antibody Testing

Free COVID-19 and Antibody Testing

Clayton Valley Charter High School has partnered with the City of Concord’s Parks and Recreation Department to offer FREE COVID-19 and antibody testing at Centre Concord. You can be tested at this site with or without insurance.

Testing will be offered EVE...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Stay-Home Order Lifted, Purple Tier Resumes

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The California Department of Public Health lifted the regional stay-at-home order, effective Jan. 25, and resumed using the color-coded tier system, placing Contra Costa back in the purple tier. 

As a result, Contra Costa Health Services announced...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Residents Age 65+ Now Eligible for Vaccine

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UPDATED (Jan. 15, 2021): 

In response to new guidelines from the state, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and other healthcare providers in the county are now offering safe, effective, no-cost COVID-19 vaccine to all residents who are 65 or olde...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Shop Concord Launches Gift Card Program

Shop Concord Logo of Hill and Sun

The City of Concord and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce have announced the creation of the Shop Concord program to support the city’s small businesses by encouraging residents to shop locally this holiday season. Scheduled to launch for consumers ...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Stay-Home Order, Curfew Issued for Purple Tier

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In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health have announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gather...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: November 16, 2020

County Returns to Purple Tier as COVID Cases Spike

State Covid data on chart

With new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surging across California, the state has placed several counties, including Contra Costa, back into the purple tier, meaning there is widespread risk of community transmission in our region.

The adjusted average...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Health Order: Indoor Dining, Gyms to Close 11/17

CA map of covid cases color-coded by county

California has reached the unfortunate milestone of 1 million COVID-19 cases statewide. With cases and hospitalizations on the rise, Contra Costa County and other Bay Area counties are tightening local rules for high-risk indoor activities where the virus...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: November 10, 2020

County Moved Back into Red Tier

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In response to evidence that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Contra Costa, the California Department of Public Health has moved the County back into the more restrictive red tier.

Data from Contra Costa show that the average daily number of newly identifi...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Restrictions Tighten Following Uptick in Cases

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Contra Costa Health Services announced that it will tighten some restrictions for high-risk activities in response to a recent increase in the number of COVID cases and hospitalizations in the county.  

According to a press release issued Nov. 4, ...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Contra Costa Enters Orange Tier

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California has reassigned Contra Costa to the less-restrictive orange tier of its Blueprint for a Safer Economy, allowing for larger local gatherings for indoor worship services and dining, and the reopening of indoor pools, bars and bowling alleys.

But he...

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CCHS Press Release COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Free Flu Shots Available

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Getting vaccinated is more important than ever this flu season. Vaccination will help keep hospitals from being overwhelmed by flu patients while they also care for those with COVID-19.

Vaccinations are available to everyone age 6 months and older. No appo...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

City of Concord Awards Grants to 130 Small Businesses

Small Business Grant Program

The City of Concord released the results of the Small Business Grant Program which will provide $5,000 grants through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES)...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Tools to Keep You Informed

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The City of Concord is committed to keeping its residents, businesses and visitors safe and informed, especially when it comes to communicating about emergencies.

The City has a number of communications vehicles through which City staff and the Concord Pol...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: August 5, 2020

City Offers Grant Funding for Concord's Small Businesses

Small Business Grant Program

The City of Concord has created its own Small Business Grant Program, which will provide $5,000 grants through CARES Act funding for 130 local small businesses that have experienced a negative financial impact from the global pandemic.  

Recipient...

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City of Concord Small Business Grant Program COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: June 30, 2020

County Delays Reopening Timeline

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Contra Costa Health Services has announced that it will postpone its COVID-19 reopening timeline.

Prior to this announcement, CCHS had planned to allow bars, personal services not involving close contact with the face, indoor dining, gyms and fitness cente...

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June 29 Press Release COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Reopening Dates Announced

Contra Costa Health Services has released additional information about when various activities and businesses are expected to get the green light to reopen. In a chart titled "Contra Costa County’s Road Ahead for Our Community," the he...

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Reopenings to Date (June 8, 2020) COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Updated Health Order Loosens Restrictions

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Contra Costa County residents may again enjoy outdoor swimming pools, outdoor seating at restaurants and dog parks under an updated health order. The order, effective at 5 p.m. on June 5, also allows for outdoor religious services of up to 100 people, ind...

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COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Retail Stores & Suppliers to Reopen

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Thanks to progress made in containing the spread of COVID-19, Contra Costa County will relax restrictions in its shelter-in-place order to allow retail stores and their suppliers to reopen.

On May 19 at 6 a.m., retail stores in Contra Costa County may offe...

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Contra Costa County's COVID-19 Website COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Listos CA Offers Multilingual Tip Sheets

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The Listos (Ready) California Preparedness campaign’s Public Health Tip Sheets are now available in multiple languages and can be accessed on the City’s new Listos resources web page. In addition to these tools, people can also find re...
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Tip Sheets & Resources COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Stay-Home Order Extended to May 31

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Seven Bay Area public health departments, including Contra Costa Health Services, have extended the existing shelter-in-place orders through May 31.

The new orders ease restrictions on construction projects, real estate transactions, outdoor businesses, an...

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County Health Orders COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: April 27, 2020

New Resources for Local Businesses

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its historic economic disruption, the City of Concord has implemented a variety of new programs and resources to help sustain and support local businesses. As the risks of COVID-19 heightened in March, Concord was among the ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Concord Urges Residents to Use Parks Responsibly

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As springtime temperatures begin to rise and people are eager to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, Concord officials are reminding residents to follow local health orders requiring social distancing of at least six feet.

All City parks remain closed for ...

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City Park Dos & Don'ts COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stay Home Order Extended to May 3

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Health officials in Contra Costa County and six other Bay Area communities have officially extended the current stay-at-home order through May 3, 2020 in an effort to  preserve critical hospital capacity across the region.

The previous order was s...

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COVID-19 Information from the City of Concord COVID-19 NEWS
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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The City of Concord understands that the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order may present financial challenges for local businesses. To help mitigate these challenges, the City has created the COVID-19 Business Resources page, which highlights a variety of res...

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Business Resources Page COVID-19 NEWS

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 16, 2021

Concord to Kick Off Housing Element 2023-2030 Update

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The City of Concord is kicking off the update to its Housing Element for years 2023-2030 with an overview of this state-mandated process being presented to the City Council on June 22.  

The Housing Element is the document that analyzes a...

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Housing Element Update

News Flash

Posted on: July 20, 2021

National Night Out is on August 3

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Celebrate National Night Out with the Concord Library on Tuesday, August 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, bett...
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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Take Our Survey: Pine Hollow Rd/Alberta Way Improvements

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We need your input to shape the future of Pine Hollow Road/Alberta Way!

You are invited to participate in a brief 5-10 minute survey to record your thoughts on how Pine Hollow Road/Alberta Way can be improved for those who live, work, travel and go to scho...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2021

UPDATED: Meeting on Homelessness - July 28

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UPDATED JULY 19, 2021 --- 

In light of the County health department's new recommendations urging extra precaution for indoor activities, the City has decided to hold this July 28 HED meeting via Zoom only.

Members of the Concord c...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2021

City Facilities Reopened to Public

Door to City Hall propped open

With more than 60 percent of Concord residents fully vaccinated, City facilities including the main Civic Center Campus, the Concord Senior Center, Centre Concord, the Concord Police Department and the Public Works office, were able to reopen in early Jul...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Music & Market Returns July 15

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The City of Concord has announced that its popular concert series, Music & Market, will return this summer to Todos Santos Plaza on Thursday, July 15. Last year’s series was canceled due to the citywide effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Music &...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Fireworks Reporting App Reduces Calls to 911

Assortment of illegal fireworks in packages

The City of Concord’s Police Department deployed a successful new strategy this summer to help decrease fireworks-related calls to 911, improve response times to community reports of illegal fireworks use, and deter fireworks usage overall. &...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Justin Ezell Named Assistant City Manager

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Concord’s Public Works Director Justin Ezell has been named the new Assistant City Manager for the City of Concord, the largest city in Contra Costa County. In his new role, Ezell will assist City Manager Valerie Barone in leading the organization as a wh...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Closures on Northbound SR-242

caltrans Closure Map

Caltrans will be performing major road work on northbound state route 242 through Concord on the weekends of July 9-12 and July 16-19. The work will require full and partial highway closures for several days at a time.
Northbound SR-242 is scheduled to be ...
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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Shop Concord Relaunches Gift Card Program

Graphic for 4th of July Shop Concord Relaunch

The City of Concord and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce are relaunching the highly successful Shop Concord program to support the City’s small businesses by encouraging residents to shop locally over July 4th weekend and throughout this summer sea...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Concord to Kick Off Housing Element 2023-2030 Update

exterior of multi-family housing development

The City of Concord is kicking off the update to its Housing Element for years 2023-2030 with an overview of this state-mandated process being presented to the City Council on June 22.  

The Housing Element is the document that analyzes a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Concord Spray Park Reopens

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Beat the heat with a splash of fun. Concord's popular spray park has reopened. Summer hours are 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily.  

The Meadow Homes Spray Park is located at 1351 Detroit Avenue, which is at the northwest corner of Sunshine Drive a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2021

UPDATED: Cooling Center Open June 18

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UPDATED June 17, 2021 at 5:34 p.m. 

The heat wave will continue on Friday, so the City will again open its Senior Center (2727 Parkside Cir.) as a cooling center on June 18 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Please take precautions to stay hydrated an...
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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 12, 2021

UPDATED: Recruitments for City Boards, Commissions Extended

City Hall at Sunset

UPDATED June 15, 2021: 

The City of Concord did not receive enough applications by incumbents for the Community Services Commission, the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority (CCCTA) Advisory Committee, the Concord/Pleasant Hill Health Care Distr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Concert Tickets at the Pavilion are on Sale Now!

Concord Pavilion stage

Get ready to rock out! Concerts are headed to Concord this summer! The Concord Pavilion has several tickets available for purchase. Including:

  • Spirit West Coast 2021 with Chris Tomlin, Phil Wickham, Danny Gokey and more on July 18
  • King Cri...
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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2021

4th of July Fireworks at Concord Pavilion

Graphic for 4th of July Fireworks at Concord Pavillion

It's happening! Celebrate Independence Day with an awesome fireworks display out at the Concord Pavilion! Get your tickets today! 

This drive-in style event will feature Pyro Spectacular's award-winning fireworks show set to music. Tickets for Con...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Budget Public Hearing Scheduled for June 8

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At its regularly scheduled June 8 Council meeting, the Concord City Council will host a budget public hearing and receive a report about the proposed FYs 2021-22 and 2022-23 biennial budget.

Members of the public are invited to participate via Zoom. The fu...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Shop Concord Gift Card Program Relaunched

Shop Concord Logo of Hill and Sun

The City of Concord and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce have relaunched the Shop Concord program to support the city’s small businesses by encouraging residents to shop locally over Memorial Day weekend and throughout this summer season. The Shop ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Use Concord Connect App to Report Fireworks

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All fireworks (even those labeled “safe and sane”) are illegal in Concord and all of Contra Costa County (except for permitted professional displays).  This includes bottle rockets, roman candles, firecrackers and sparklers. &...
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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Concord Raises $114 Million for Roadway Projects

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Concord has raised $114 million to pay for citywide capital improvement projects focused on addressing backlogged roadway maintenance and repair needs in the City. 

The new funding was generated through a tax-exempt debt issuance (borrowing), whic...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Local High Schools Host Vaccine Clinics

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Vaccine Clinics at Concord High Schools May 18-June 5. The Mt. Diablo Unified School District has teamed up with Contra Costa Health Services, Kaiser Permanente and the Contra Costa County Office of Education to make sure everyone can get a safe, effectiv...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Concord PD Seeks Input on Potential Drone Program

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UPDATED May 17, 2021 -- The links to the May 17 and May 18 meetings have been changed.++++++++++

The Concord Police Department is hosting a series of virtual neighborhood meetings regarding the potential creation of a Public Safety Unmanned Aerial Systems ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Ages 12+ Now Eligible for Vaccine

Kids Ages 12-15 Now Eligible fo Vaccine

Contra Costa County is expanding vaccine eligibility to children ages 12-15 after the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention recommended Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in this younger age group. Previously, the Pfizer vaccine was only approved fo...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Updated: Open Spaces to Re-open May 12

Lime Ridge Open Space Sign in the Park

UPDATED May 11 at 1:45 p.m. ---

The National Weather Service (NWS) has cancelled its recent Red Flag Warning, which prompted the closure of Concord's open spaces, including Lime Ridge and portions of Newhall Park. These areas will be re-opened on ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Budget Study Session Scheduled for May 11

Budget binder with spreadsheets of numbers

At its regularly scheduled May 11 Council meeting, the Concord City Council will host a budget study session and receive a report about the proposed FYs 2021-22 and 2022-23 biennial budget. 

Members of the public are invited to participate via Zoo...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 25, 2021

New Vaccination Clinic Opens 4/29

Oakgrove in Concord Vaccination site details

A no-cost appointment and drop-in Vaccination Clinic will open on Thursday, April 29 at 1034 Oak Grove Road in Concord. Anyone who is 16 or older is eligible to receive the vaccine. You do not need insurance or identification. 
Appointmen...
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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 18, 2021

Walk-In Vaccination Clinic Coming to Concord

May 3 - May 9 No-Cost, Walk-in Vaccination Meadow Homes Elementary

From May 3 through May 9, Contra Costa Health Services will host a No-Cost COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Meadow Homes Elementary School, 1371 Detroit Ave. in Concord from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clinic will distribute 500 vaccines a day.

 

There is n...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Introducing: All-New Parks & Rec Activity Guide

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The City of Concord is proud to unveil its redesigned City News & Activity Guide for Summer 2021. The publication, which has been on hiatus during the COVID pandemic, is back with a fresh new look! 

Featuring summer camps, swimming classes, an...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2021

City Issues Request for Qualifications for Master Developer

Hillside at former Concord Naval Weapons Station

The City of Concord is pleased to release a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a Master Developer to implement the Concord Naval Weapons Station Concord Reuse Project Area Plan. Statements of Qualifications are due on June 18, 2021. Details regarding su...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 6, 2021

County Advances to Orange Tier

County will advance to red tier on Wednesday April 7

The State of California announced today that Contra Costa County will be able to move into the less restrictive Orange Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy on Wednesday, April 7.

Contra Costa County currently has a COVID case rate of 4.9 cases...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Community Update Mailed to Residents, Businesses

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In lieu of Concord's regular City News & Activity Guide, which was suspended due to COVID, the City recently published a Spring 2021 Community Update, which was mailed to all Concord residents and businesses in late March.

The four-page update...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Concord Passes Hazard Pay Ordinance

grocery store employee scans items

On March 30, 2021, the Concord City Council passed an urgency ordinance (on a 5-0 vote) requiring large grocery stores to pay an additional $5 per hour of hazard pay to grocery retail workers in Concord, effective immediately. “Large Grocery Stores” refer...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2021

City Offers $1 Million in Rent Relief for Small Businesses

Business Relief Grants

The Concord City Council has approved $1 million in funding to create a commercial rent relief program for local businesses. The Measure V Commercial Rent Relief Program will provide one-time grants of $10,000 to local small businesses that have experienc...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Contra Costa Opens Vaccine Eligibility to 16+

16 years and older are now eligible to recieve vaccine

People who are 16 years and older and live or work in Contra Costa are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine!

Recently, Contra Costa County began receiving additional vaccine supply from the U.S. government for its numerous federally-qualified healt...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2021

3/31 Virtual Community Meeting

2455 Project Limits Map

The City is working on an important project to provide pedestrian and bicycle connectivity from the Monument Corridor to the Concord BART station. Construction will include adding a separated shared-use path along the east side of Monument Boulevard betwe...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2021

County Opens Vaccine Eligibility to Ages 50 and Older

Person Receiving the Covid-19 Vaccine

Thanks to an increase in supply of COVID-19 vaccines, beginning today, March 22, Contra Costa County is extending vaccine eligibility to anyone who is 50 and older and lives or works in the county, regardless of whether they have an underlying health cond...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Take Our Survey: Bicycle/Pedestrian Improvements Project

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City staff is currently seeking feedback from residents and businesses about the upcoming Downtown Corridors Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Project. 

The goal of this project is to update pedestrian curb ramps and pavement striping in Downtow...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Contra Costa Will Advance to Red Tier on March 14

Contra Costa Will Advance to Red Tier on March 14

Beginning Sunday, March 14, Contra Costa County will advance to the less-restrictive red tier of California's Blueprint for a Safer Economy

Contra Costa was expected to the enter red tier on Wednesday next week, but will transition a few days ea...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Concord Mourns the Loss of Former Councilmember

Former Concord Mayor Dan Helix

The City of Concord mourns the loss of retired U.S. Army Major General Daniel C. Helix, who served as a Concord Councilmember for 15 years between 1968 and 2016.

Mr. Helix was first elected to the Council in 1968   and served as Mayor from 1972 to...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

$500 Grants Available For Businesses

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The SF Bay Area Green Business Program is hosting free informational sessions from March 1 through March 31 for business owners and managers to learn how to access a $500 microgrant through their Bay Area Sustainable Business Challenge.

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Mayor Delivers State of the City Address

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Concord Mayor Tim McGallian delivered the 36th Annual State of the City address on Feb. 22, 2021. In his speech, Mayor McGallian highlighted many of the City's accomplishments over the last year, and shared information about what's on th...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Frontline Essential Workers Now Eligible For Vaccine

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Teachers, grocery workers and other frontline essential workers who live in Contra Costa County can now sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Contra Costa Health Services has updated its eligibility policy, extending it to residents who work in the educ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Free COVID-19 and Antibody Testing

Free COVID-19 and Antibody Testing

Clayton Valley Charter High School has partnered with the City of Concord’s Parks and Recreation Department to offer FREE COVID-19 and antibody testing at Centre Concord. You can be tested at this site with or without insurance.

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Dog Parks to Close for Maintenance

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The City of Concord’s two dog parks are scheduled to be closed for annual turf renovation and general maintenance.

Newhall Park Paw Patch Dog Park will be closed from Tuesday, February 2nd through Monday, March 15th, 2021. 

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Stay-Home Order Lifted, Purple Tier Resumes

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The California Department of Public Health lifted the regional stay-at-home order, effective Jan. 25, and resumed using the color-coded tier system, placing Contra Costa back in the purple tier. 

As a result, Contra Costa Health Services announced...

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Posted on: January 23, 2021

Prepare for Winter Storm

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A wet winter storm is on the way to the Bay Area, with rain expected on eight out of the next 10 days, beginning on January 24. 

If you need sandbags, please stop by our Public Works Corp Yard located at 1455 Gasoline Alley. The do-it-yourself bag...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 20, 2021

ADA Curb Ramps Coming Soon

ADA Curb Ramp

The City Council recently awarded a construction contract for the project that will add 26 ADA curb ramps (also known as handicap ramps) in locations around Concord where there currently are no ramps, as shown in this location map, along with minimal traf...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Residents Age 65+ Now Eligible for Vaccine

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UPDATED (Jan. 15, 2021): 

In response to new guidelines from the state, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and other healthcare providers in the county are now offering safe, effective, no-cost COVID-19 vaccine to all residents who are 65 or olde...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

City Launches Podcast

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The City of Concord has launched a new bimonthly podcast, available on Apple, Spotify and Soundcloud. 

In our first episode, host Lisa Potvin and guest host Concord Mayor Tim McGallian discuss the COVID crisis and current health orders. Mayor McGa...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Recruitment Open for Boards and Committees

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The Concord City Council announced the opening of multiple recruitments for the City's committees, boards and commissions, including the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Board of Appeals, Concord Pavilion Community Outreach Committee, D...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Jan. 7 Meeting Cancelled

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The previously scheduled Jan. 7, 2021 special meeting regarding the Base Reuse Project for the former Concord Naval Weapons Station is now cancelled.

On Dec. 10, 2020, the Concord City Council appointed an Ad Hoc Committee to oversee and provide guidance a...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Smoking Ban Goes into Effect Jan. 1

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Earlier this year, the Concord City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting smoking and vaping in and around multiunit and attached housing units. This restriction applies to both interior and exterior areas (patios, balconies, decks or porches) of renta...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Shop Concord Launches Gift Card Program

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The City of Concord and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce have announced the creation of the Shop Concord program to support the city’s small businesses by encouraging residents to shop locally this holiday season. Scheduled to launch for consumers ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

AB1600 Reports Available for Review

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Section 66006 (b)(1) of the California Government Code requires each local government agency to make public a report on developer fees within 180 days after the close of each fiscal year. Development Impact Fees are a monetary exaction, other than a tax o...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Stay-Home Order, Curfew Issued for Purple Tier

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In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health have announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gather...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

County Returns to Purple Tier as COVID Cases Spike

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With new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surging across California, the state has placed several counties, including Contra Costa, back into the purple tier, meaning there is widespread risk of community transmission in our region.

The adjusted average...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Health Order: Indoor Dining, Gyms to Close 11/17

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California has reached the unfortunate milestone of 1 million COVID-19 cases statewide. With cases and hospitalizations on the rise, Contra Costa County and other Bay Area counties are tightening local rules for high-risk indoor activities where the virus...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

County Moved Back into Red Tier

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In response to evidence that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Contra Costa, the California Department of Public Health has moved the County back into the more restrictive red tier.

Data from Contra Costa show that the average daily number of newly identifi...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Restrictions Tighten Following Uptick in Cases

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Contra Costa Health Services announced that it will tighten some restrictions for high-risk activities in response to a recent increase in the number of COVID cases and hospitalizations in the county.  

According to a press release issued Nov. 4, ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

City Playgrounds Opening Oct. 1

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Under the new State guidelines announced this week, the City of Concord will be reopening its 19 playgrounds on Thursday, Oct. 1.  Public Works staff is inspecting and preparing all playgrounds today, and installing new signage indicating usage r...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Contra Costa Enters Orange Tier

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California has reassigned Contra Costa to the less-restrictive orange tier of its Blueprint for a Safer Economy, allowing for larger local gatherings for indoor worship services and dining, and the reopening of indoor pools, bars and bowling alleys.

But he...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Election Information for Concord Voters

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The 2020 General Election is just one month away. Vote-by-mail ballots have been sent out, and the County Elections office has installed 37 secure ballot drop boxes throughout the County, including three in Concord. One is located at the City's Civic Cent...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Free Flu Shots Available

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Getting vaccinated is more important than ever this flu season. Vaccination will help keep hospitals from being overwhelmed by flu patients while they also care for those with COVID-19.

Vaccinations are available to everyone age 6 months and older. No appo...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Open Spaces Closed Until 10/17

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UPDATED: The current Red Flag Warning has been extended until Saturday, Oct. 17. The City of Concord will keep its open space areas closed until the morning of Oct. 17.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning beginning Wednesday morni...

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Posted on: September 26, 2020

Cooling Center Open Oct. 1

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UPDATED:  The City of Concord will open the Concord Senior Center (2727 Parkside Circle) as a cooling center on Thursday, Oct. 1 when temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees.

The cooling center will be open during the hottest portion of the...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

City Awards Grants to 130 Small Businesses

Small Business Grant Program

The City of Concord released the results of the Small Business Grant Program which will provide $5,000 grants through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for local small businesses that have experienced financial ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Permanent Ballot Box at City Hall

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Just in time for the 2020 general election, the City of Concord received its very own permanent ballot box, located at Civic Center, 1950 Parkside Drive between Salvio and Willow Pass. The box will be unlocked on October 5, and voters are welcome to drop ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2020

Heat, Smoke and Fire Danger

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Concord weather is hot and smoky this Labor Day weekend, with temperatures expected to hit 109 degrees on Sunday afternoon. Please take precautions to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.  

The Concord Senior Center (2727 Parkside Cir.) will be...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Cooling Center Open Again Sept. 8

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UPDATED: The Concord Senior Center will remain open as a cooling center on Tuesday, Sept. 8 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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The City of Concord will open the Concord Senior Center (2727 Parkside Circle) as a cooling center daily from Saturday, Sept. 5 through Mon...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Tenant Protection Program in Effect 8/28

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Concord’s new Residential Tenant Protection Program goes into effect on Friday, August 28.
On July 28, the Concord City Council adopted the Program, which allows for, among other things: relocation assistance for no-fault just cause evictions; re...
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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Full-Day Childcare Program Launched

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Concord’s Parks & Recreation Department is proud to announce our brand new full-day childcare program to assist working families with distance learning, provide supervision, and recreational activities during the week.  Registration...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Tools to Keep You Informed

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The City of Concord is committed to keeping its residents, businesses and visitors safe and informed, especially when it comes to communicating about emergencies.

The City has a number of communications vehicles through which City staff and the Concord Pol...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Spare the Air Alert Issued

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Fires burning in the Bay Area are causing unhealthy air quality in Contra Costa County, and a Bay Area "Spare the Air" alert has been issued through Aug. 23. Residents, especially those with respiratory issues, should remain indoors and limit ou...
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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Cooling Center Extended to 8/19

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UPDATED: The Cooling Center at the Concord Senior Center will be open again on Wednesday, Aug. 19 (1-6 p.m.) for anyone seeking relief from the persistent heat. Please find details below. 

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The City of Concord is making plans to open the Concord...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

City Offers Grant Funding for Concord's Small Businesses

Small Business Grant Program

The City of Concord has created its own Small Business Grant Program, which will provide $5,000 grants through CARES Act funding for 130 local small businesses that have experienced a negative financial impact from the global pandemic.  

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Homelessness & Mental Health Discussion

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UPDATE: Watch the meeting here!

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Please join us on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. for a community conversation about homelessness and mental health. This is a follow-up to Concord’s July 15 Council Study Session on Police Policies, Practices...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Eviction Moratorium Extended to Sept. 30

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UPDATED - JULY 20, 2020

The City of Concord’s urgency ordinance and eviction moratorium has been extended through September 30, 2020. 

On June 30, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-71-20, which extends the Executive Order N-28-20 t...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Fireworks are Illegal

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Don’t let fireworks ruin this Independence Day! On July 1, the Concord Police Department along with other local law enforcement agencies, joined the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to remind everyone that fireworks of any kind are N...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Fuel Reduction Project Reduces Fire Danger

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The City of Concord and Contra Costa County Fire Protection District have announced a fuel reduction project on the northeast side of the City in the area bordered by Lincoln Drive and Bailey Road. The program is designed to improve wildfire safety for re...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

County Delays Reopening Timeline

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Contra Costa Health Services has announced that it will postpone its COVID-19 reopening timeline.

Prior to this announcement, CCHS had planned to allow bars, personal services not involving close contact with the face, indoor dining, gyms and fitness cente...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Chief Responds to "8 Can't Wait"

Police Chief Mark Bustillos

Concord Police Chief Mark Bustillos released this letter to the community on June 16, 2020 in response to questions about the national "8 Can’t Wait" campaign related to police use-of-force policies.
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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Police Chief Bustillos' Message to the Community

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In response to several questions that the City has received regarding the Concord Police Department’s policing tactics, Chief Mark Bustillos issued this letter to the community on June 5, 2020.

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Chief Bustillos' Message to the Community News & Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Updated Health Order Loosens Restrictions

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Contra Costa County residents may again enjoy outdoor swimming pools, outdoor seating at restaurants and dog parks under an updated health order. The order, effective at 5 p.m. on June 5, also allows for outdoor religious services of up to 100 people, ind...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Smoking Prohibited in Multiunit Housing

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Earlier this year, the Concord City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting smoking and vaping in and around multiunit and attached housing units. This restriction applies to both interior and exterior areas (patios, balconies, decks or porches) of renta...

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Posted on: June 6, 2020

Road Closures Adjacent to Todos Santos Plaza

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The Concord Police Department is aware of a planned protest this afternoon, June 6, in Todos Santos Plaza. They have taken measures to ensure everyone’s safety.  

The streets immediately adjacent to the plaza will be shut down to vehicle...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Retail Stores & Suppliers to Reopen

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Thanks to progress made in containing the spread of COVID-19, Contra Costa County will relax restrictions in its shelter-in-place order to allow retail stores and their suppliers to reopen.

On May 19 at 6 a.m., retail stores in Contra Costa County may offe...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Listos CA Offers Multilingual Tip Sheets

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The Listos (Ready) California Preparedness campaign’s Public Health Tip Sheets are now available in multiple languages and can be accessed on the City’s new Listos resources web page. In addition to these tools, people can also find re...
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Tip Sheets & Resources News & Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Be Counted, Concord!

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The Census helps California get the national resources and representation we need. Please help our state by ensuring that you and all members of your household are counted. Complete the 2020 Census online at 2020census.gov or call 1-844-330-2020

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Stay-Home Order Extended to May 31

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Seven Bay Area public health departments, including Contra Costa Health Services, have extended the existing shelter-in-place orders through May 31.

The new orders ease restrictions on construction projects, real estate transactions, outdoor businesses, an...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

New Resources for Local Businesses

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its historic economic disruption, the City of Concord has implemented a variety of new programs and resources to help sustain and support local businesses. As the risks of COVID-19 heightened in March, Concord was among the ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Concord Urges Residents to Use Parks Responsibly

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As springtime temperatures begin to rise and people are eager to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, Concord officials are reminding residents to follow local health orders requiring social distancing of at least six feet.

All City parks remain closed for ...

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City Park Dos & Don'ts News & Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Details about Eviction Moratorium

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The Concord City Council on March 25 took an important step to protect residential and commercial tenants who may experience economic hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Council voted unanimously to adopt an urgency ordinance imposing a temp...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Chief Swanger Retires

Police Chief Guy Swanger

After a 36-year career in law enforcement and nine years as Chief of Police for the City of Concord, Chief Guy Swanger officially retired on April 2, 2020. His colleagues and the community bid him farewell as he begins the next chapter of his life, which ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stay Home Order Extended to May 3

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Health officials in Contra Costa County and six other Bay Area communities have officially extended the current stay-at-home order through May 3, 2020 in an effort to  preserve critical hospital capacity across the region.

The previous order was s...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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The City of Concord understands that the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order may present financial challenges for local businesses. To help mitigate these challenges, the City has created the COVID-19 Business Resources page, which highlights a variety of res...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

New BART Schedule

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On February 10, 2020, BART released a new train schedule which improves service to Concord riders. BART has been rolling out the new 775 Fleet of the Future trains and anticipates providing 10 car lengths for all Transbay train runs in the coming months. ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Mid-Year Budget Review 2/25

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The City Council is set to receive a mid-year budget review at its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 25. In addition to looking at the City’s current-year financial situation, staff will present information about Concord’s long-rang...

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Feb. 25, 2020 City Council Agenda News & Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Text-to-911 Available Sept. 16

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Beginning on September 16, the Concord Police Department’s emergency dispatchers will be able to receive text messages on 911. Callers who are unable to make a traditional voice call can now use their cell phone to send emergency text messages to 911, whi...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Sunday, Dec. 15: Concord's Official Tree-Lighting

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This Sunday, Dec. 15, join the City of Concord in welcoming the holiday season in Todos Santos Plaza with a number of traditional festivities including an official tree-lighting, horse-drawn carriage rides, the Mayor’s sing-along and a special visit from ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

City Recruiting Candidates for Measure Q Oversight Committee

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At its November 5 meeting, the Concord City Council announced the recruitment of three positions on the City’s Measure Q Oversight Committee to serve four-year terms ending December 31, 2023. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 3, 2020, at 5:...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Veterans Day Ceremony and 7th Annual Softball Tournament

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This Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, the County Veterans Services Office, in partnership with the City of Concord, will be hosting its 7th Annual Veterans Day Invitational Softball Tournament at Willow Pass Park (2748 E. Olivera Road at Salvio Street)....

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Community Meetings Announced

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Concord residents and members of the business community are invited to participate in one of three scheduled Community Conversations to learn about what the City has done to address its immediate budget challenges and what can be done to maintain the loca...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Chief Responds to "8 Can't Wait"

Police Chief Mark Bustillos

Concord Police Chief Mark Bustillos released this letter to the community on June 16, 2020 in response to questions about the national "8 Can't Wait" campaign related to police use-of-force policies.

Concord Police Chief Mark Bustillos released this letter to the community on June 16, 2020 in response to questions about the national "8 Can’t Wait" campaign related to police use-of-force policies.
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