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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Would You Like to Serve as a Poll Worker?

Civic-minded County residents are encouraged to consider working at the polls on November 8. You'll receive training in advance, and will be eligible for a stipend for your work.

Find out more at the Elections website.
Posted on: October 20, 2016

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Saturday, October 22

Unused or expired prescription drugs are potentially dangerous in any home, but you can safely dispose of yours this Saturday at a number of area locations. The Sheriff's Office is working with the Drug Enforcement Administration on Drug "Take Back&...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Drop Off Your Vote by Mail Ballot and Save on Postage

No time to go to the polls or even the post office? You can drop off your vote-by-mail ballot at any of the more than 20 convenient locations throughout the County. Look for the distinctive "CoCo Vote-N-Go" boxes at many city halls and libraries.Read on...

View the "CoCo Vote-N-Go" locations
Posted on: October 18, 2016

State Voter Information Guides - in the mail!

The Voter Information Guide produced by the Secretary of State's office is in the mail and should be reaching Contra Costa residents this week. For more information, please contact them at 916-345-8683. You can also find the information online at the S...Read on...

Secretary of State's Voter Information Guide
Posted on: October 1, 2016

Serve on the Contra Costa County Public Law Library Board of Trustees

One of the County's hidden gems is the Public Law Library, which provides a wealth of resources to residents about legal issues. The Board of Trustees will have up to two vacancies at the start of the year for a single year-long term ending on December 3...Read on...

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

If you wanted to watch the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors meeting and missed it, you can see it in its entirety starting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday. You can also view meetings online the same week they are broadcast live on CCTV.

To find the r...Read on...

Watch Previous Board Meetings
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Are you flood ready? Don't wait until it's too late

The first fall storm has come and gone, and with it comes a reminder that now is the time to get your family and home ready for bigger rains ahead. This week is Flood Preparedness Week; find out what you can do in advance by visiting our webpage.Read on...

Flood Preparedness Information
Posted on: October 1, 2016

Participate in the Mosquito & Vector Control District's Board of Trustees

The Mosquito & Vector Control District provides a major public health role in Contra Costa County. You can have an impact by applying to serve on its Board of Trustees. Two vacancies will be filed in the coming months; apply by November 4 to be cons...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Get the Facts Before You Vote

Looking for the facts about upcoming elections? Check out "Voter's Edge California," a comprehensive, nonpartisan online guide to contests you'll find on your ballot November 8. Voter's Edge California is a joint project of MapLight and the Le...Read on...

Visit Voter's Edge California
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Contra Costa Library Offers Free Transit Passes for Museum Visits

Contra Costa Library's popular "Discover and Go" program provides free or discount tickets to a wide variety of bay area museums and cultural centers. During August, September and October, we'll get you there for free as well using public trans...Read on...

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

Dial 211: Local Health and Social Service Information Is Just a Call or Mouse Click Away

The Contra Costa Crisis Center provides an extraordinary 24x7 service to our residents with "211 Contra Costa." 211 is a national, toll-free, three-digit phone number can can connect you to a wide variety of local services.

Call specialist...Read on...

211 Contra Costa website
Posted on: December 11, 2015

Interested in Participating in County Government?

Contra Costa County has many different advisory committees and commissions that offer you a way to serve your community. The opportunities are diverse, with topics including social services, transportation, agriculture, public safety and more.Read on...

View the most recent advisory body vacancy report