Posted on: August 29, 2017

Diablo Aviator, Contra Costa County Airports’ Newsletter

The summer edition of the Diablo Aviator, Contra Costa County Airports’ Newsletter, is now available on the Airport website at the following link: http://www.cccounty.us/DocumentCenter/View/46859. Airports staff encourages you to stay in touch w...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Staying Out Means Staying Alive!

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Staying Out Means Staying Alive!

Students at Walnut Creek Intermediate School joined forces with the County Flood Control District recently to spread the word about Creek and Channel Safety. Dubbed the StayOut, StayAlive! campaign, the outreach effort enga...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Pine Creek Clean-up

The Contra Costa County Flood Control District (the District) participated in the Walnut Creek Community Service Day on Saturday, October 28th. This is the fourth year the District has partnered with Friends of the Creeks to participate in this event.

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Listen to the LWC Restoration Project in the Flood Control 2.0 Podcast Series

The Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project was selected as a demonstration project for the Flood Control 2.0 Podcast series. The Flood Control 2.0 program is timely project to develop a set of innovative approaches for bringing environmental benefits and ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

The District Awarded a Grant for the LWC Restoration Project

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors heard good news from the Flood Control and Water Conservation District, which announced the awarding of a $537,000 grant for planning funds to help with the District’s Lower Walnut Creek Restoration project. Th...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

County Offices Closed November 23 and 24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday

County offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of Thanksgiving.  As always, emergency services will remain available.

Offices will re-open on Monday, November 27.

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Missed Veterans' Voices? Watch Online or on CCTV

November's edition of Veterans' Voices featured a look at the creative side of local veterans.  Thank you to all who watched and were part of our show.  Catch us online or on a CCTV replay.

Find out more at the Veterans' Voices Facebook p...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Delinquent Date for Secured Property Taxes Approaching

If you haven’t paid your Secured Property taxes yet, please be aware that December 11, 2017, is the delinquent date for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.  

You have several options for how you can pay, but planning in advance is the key.  ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Help Guide the East County Fire Protection District: Board of Directors Openings

Two seats need to be filled beginning in February for the Board of Directors that governs the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  This is a critical time for the District, and we encourage interested applicants to find out more an...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Find Out How You Can Help with the Fire Recovery in the North Bay

The devastation left by the fires that tore through the North Bay in October has left our neighbors to the north dealing with the aftermath.

Visit our fire information page to get all the details.

The Redwood Credit Union has opened an online donation site,...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Help Implement "Stand Together CoCo" Program: Request for Proposals Underway

Contra Costa County is moving forward with an innovative rapid-response program to help people families affected by potential deportation.  The Public Defender's Office is seeking partners to implement the program.

All proposals must be submitted ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

November 22: Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project One Lane Closure

The County’s contractor will continue to complete work on Morgan Territory Road next week, November 27 – December 1. The work may require a single lane closure between 8:00am – 4:00pm with up to a 5 minute delay.

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Posted on: November 19, 2017

November 19: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

The County's contractor will have one lane traffic control through the project area Monday through Wednesday this week between 8:00 am-4:00 pm. The lane closure is needed to install a bicycle rail, permanent pavement striping and the retaining wall gutter...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

November 15: AT&T Service Disruption

The County was notified that there is a disruption in AT&T service to the Morgan Territory area. AT&T is on site working on the problem and anticipates that service will be restored by the end of today.

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

November 15: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

The County’s contractor is completing final paving, guard rail and retaining wall work this week. With the completion of that work, the County plans to open Morgan Territory Road by 5pm on Saturday, November 18. When Morgan Territory Road is ope...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

November 9: Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project Update

The Morgan Territory Road project is in the final stages and moving towards completion. In the past week, the County’s contractor continued work on the waterline with the transfer of service to the new waterline expected early next week. The con...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

November 1: Morgan Territory Road Ribbon Cutting Celebration

The Morgan Territory Road Repair Project continues to be on schedule for opening to traffic in mid-November.

Supervisor Burgis and the Public Works Department are planning a ribbon cutting to celebrate the road opening.

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

October 27: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

During the last week, the County’s contractor continued work on the installation of the new 8” waterline which is anticipated to be completed by November 2. During the tie-in operation, water service to residents will not be disrupted....

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

October 20: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

During the last week, the County’s contractor completed the earthwork between the retaining walls. This work included installation of subsurface drainage. The installation of the new 8” waterline is anticipated to be completed by Octob...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

October 13: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

The County’s contractor for the Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair project is making good progress with the earthwork operation between the two retaining walls. The earthwork began on October 5 and includes excavation of the earth between the tw...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

October 6: Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project Update

The contractor poured the concrete cap beam for the downhill retaining wall this week. The reinforced concrete cap beam is a 4'x4'x250' structural element that sets the top of the downhill retaining wall. The contractor also began installation of drainage...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

September 29: Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project Update

This week the contractor completed drilling the foundation piles for the downslope retaining wall. The downhill retaining wall includes the installation of 36 inch diameter cast-in-drilled-hole reinforced concrete piles to depth of approximately 57 feet (...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

September 22: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

Repair Project:

We received several questions about the repair project that we want to clarify.

The new road width will have 27.5 feet of pavement between the concrete railings. The previous paved width was approximately 20 feet.

We expect that the retaining...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

September 20: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Schedule Update

The project schedule has been revised for project completion in mid-November. The schedule revision is due to several factors. More rock was encountered during the pile drilling operations than anticipated and additional drainage improvements are being in...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

September 7, 2017: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

This past week, the contractor completed the drilling operation for the horizontal soil anchors (total 30) at the uphill retaining wall. The work involved drilling a 6 inch diameter hole extending approximately 60 feet from the face of the retaining wall....

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

August 23: Morgan Territory Slide Repair Project Update

The slide repair project continues to move forward on schedule with completion in mid-October. The County's contractor completed installation of the 32 soldier steel piles which are the foundation for the uphill retaining wall. The pictures below show the...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Paving Work is scheduled for the Byron Highway and Camino Diablo Intersection

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform road paving at the Byron Highway and Camino Diablo Intersection starting Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to Wednesday, December 6, 2017, weather permitting. Paving will take place between the hours of 9:...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Alhambra Valley Road Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Please join Contra Costa Supervisor John Gioia and the Contra Costa County Public Works Department in celebrating the completion of the new bridge on Alhambra Valley Road with a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 15th at 2:30 pm. It will be held at the s...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Board of Supervisors Endorse $4.9 Million in Road Fixes

Contra Costa County Supervisors Endorse $4.9 Million in Fixes

Local Projects Will Improve Safety, Extend Road Life

Counties and cities throughout California are putting together their wish lists for use of funds from the recently passed Road Repair and Acco...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Canal Road/Alves Lane in Bay Point Temporary Road Closure

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will close Canal Road/Alves Lane at the Contra Costa Canal bridge approximately 0.5 miles west of Bailey Road in the Bay Point Area for five months while the existing bridge is replaced with a new concrete bridg...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Construction to begin on Byron Highway at Camino Diablo

Work will begin the week of July 10 to improve the intersection including installation of a traffic signal, sidewalk and curb ramps.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Balfour Road Widening Project

The project will include a wider roadway and shoulders and is anticipated to start in late June/early July.

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Avoid Long Waiting Lines to Pay Your Taxes

On October 28 a pipe broke on the top floor of the County Finance Building sending water throughout all of its north east section.  Unfortunately, significant damage was done to office furniture and equipment.  Consequently, aff...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Property Tax Postponement for Homeowners Affected by Fires

The Governor issued an Executive Order on October 18, 2017 extending the PTP filing period to June 1, 2018 for individuals affected by the fires in Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Solano, Sonoma and Yuba Counties.

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Posted on: September 4, 2017

2017-18 Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) Program, administered by California State Controller's Office, allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability and who meet income, equity, and other requirements to postpone paymen...

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