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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Help Name the New Park

Mt. Diablo hills on sunny day with clouds

A new regional park is coming to approximately 2,500 acres of the former Concord Naval Weapons Station. After many years of planning, the U.S. Navy began conveyance of the parks portion of the property to the East Bay Regional Park District in July 2019.&...

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Take the Survey News & Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2020

State of the City

Mayor Tim McGallian

On January 29, Mayor Tim McGallian delivered the State of the City address at the 35th annual Mayor’s Luncheon hosted by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce. 

Mayor McGallian highlighted the City’s recent accomplishments, d...

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2020 State of the City speech News & Announcements
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Apply Now for Community Institute

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The City of Concord has opened its application portal for the Spring 2020 session of the Concord Community Institute – an opportunity for people who live, work or own a business in Concord to learn more about the City. The program invites partic...

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Concord Community Institute News & Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Concord Dog Parks to Close for Maintenance

Dog running at park

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 Wednesday, February 5 through Thursday, March 26, 2020.

The City’s Bal...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2020

CERT Classes Begin Soon!

Child learning to extinguish a fire

Learn how to protect yourself, your family and your neighbors in a disaster situation. Concord’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program will teach you how to be prepared and what to do when you’re on your own with no emergenc...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 14, 2019

New Online Tools & Survey

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The City of Concord recently launched new online tools to help explain Concord’s budget challenges and allow people to explore the City’s budget through an interactive web feature.

The City also released a community survey and is seeking feedback on how re...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Welcome to Permit Pal- New Online Tools for the Permit Center

Permit Pal

Every Monday through Friday, the Permit Center at Concord’s City Hall is visited by dozens of residents and business people who are at various stages of residential or commercial building projects. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to make changes to you...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Preparing for the Unexpected

Emergency Kit

Extreme weather events such as earthquakes, wildfires and heat waves can strike without warning, so it is important to remain cautious and prepared at all times.

The City of Concord encourages residents to be proactive and create a family emergency prepare...

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Learn more about emergency preparedness planning News & Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Text-to-911 Available Sept. 16

Hands texting 911 on a cell phone

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 25, 2019

Police Chief Survey

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The City of Concord is asking the community for input about what characteristics the next Chief of Police should bring to the job. To gather the information, the City has launched a survey asking community members what the City Manager should consider whe...

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City Surveys News & Announcements
Posted on: November 4, 2019

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

Christmas TSP

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

Chamber Interior

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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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Veterans Day Ceremony and 7th Annual Softball Tournament

Veterans Day Flyer

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: October 24, 2019

Holiday Serving Opportunity

Be a Santa to a Senior flyer

Share the holiday spirit with the City of Concord and take part in the 2019 Be A Santa to a Senior service program. Together, the local Home Instead Senior Care office, the Concord Commission on Aging and the Concord Senior Center are collaborating with r...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Community Meetings Announced

Two employees working, text reads "Prioritizing our Tomorrow"

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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RSVP to Attend News & Announcements
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Census 2020 Outreach and Assistance Grant Applications

Census 2020 graphic

Contra Costa County is now accepting applications for the Census 2020 Outreach and Assistance Grants through a Request for Proposals (RFP). This grant opportunity is available to tax-exempt organizations, schools and public agencies that encourage partici...

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