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Hot summer days continue this holiday week!   Please continue to watch out for your elderly neighbors and pets.   Ask if seniors have somewhere to stay cool and make sure pets have plenty of water and shade.

Please remember that fireworks are illegal
in Contra Costa County!   

The 20th Anniversary "Oakley Cityhood Celebration" is coming up (July 6th) and they always have a spectacular fireworks display.  
Get your fireworks fix for free! 

Have a safe and fun 4th of July!
See You At These Fourth of July Events!
Brentwood's Classic 4th of July Parade and Celebration:


July 4th
9 am to 1 pm
Downtown Brentwood

* Parade
Food
Games
Entertainment
Children's parade

Antioch's Old Fashioned Hometown Parade:

  • 11:00 am: Downtown parade

 

  • 4:00 pm: Family fun for everyone at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds

 

  • 9:30 pm: Fireworks display at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds


Oakley Cityhood Celebration 
The City of Oakley will host their 20th Anniversary Cityhood Celebration 

Saturday, July 6th 
6-10 PM
Freedom High School soccer basin.

This event commemorates the anniversary of Oakley incorporating as a city in 1999 and also celebrates our nation's Independence Day. 

The event starts at 6:00 p.m. and both
admission and parking is FREE.
BE PREPARED
Be Prepared.
Know your local fire stations.
Please sign up for alerts and follow them on social media.
In case of emergency dial 9-1-1

Local Places to COOL OFF  

Please consider going to one of the following locations on a hot day: 
shopping mall, library, adult education site, movie, restaurant, or:

  • Antioch Senior Center
    415 West 2nd Street, Antioch  
    925-778-1158
     
  • Brentwood Senior Center 
    730 Third Street, Brentwood  
    925-516-5444    
  • Oakley Senior Center
    215 Second Street, Oakley
    925-925-626-7223
     
  • Pittsburg Senior Center 
    300 Presidio Lane, Pittsburg  
    925-2524890 
  • San Ramon Senior Center 
    9300 Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon  
    925-973-3250
  • Walnut Creek Senior Club
    1375 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek  
    925-943-5851
For further information, please call our: 
Information & Assistance Program
1-800-510-2020 

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District 3 Commissions and Committee Openings
The Board of Supervisors receives valuable input and community participation from numerous citizen advisory boards on a range of issues. Boards usually meet monthly on a regular basis.

Candidates for these positions must live in District 3 or any specified boundary area for special districts. District 3 is comprised of the cities of Antioch, Oakley and Brentwood, and the unincorporated communities of Blackhawk, Diablo, Bethel Island, Byron, Knightsen and Discovery Bay.

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District 3 Committee Openings

Mental Health Commission
1 Consumer seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
To review and assess the community's mental health needs, services, facilities, and special problems, in order to advise the Board of Supervisors concerning local mental health services and programs.
 
The Commission meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. located at 550 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill.
 
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's Fire Advisory Commission
1 seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
To review and advise on annual operations and capital budgets, review Fire District expenditures; advise the Fire Chief on district service matters; and serve as liaison between the Board of Supervisors and the community served by the fire district.
 
The Commission meets on the 2nd Monday of February, April, June, August, October and December, at 4005 Port Chicago Highway, Concord.
 
County Service Area, P-6 Citizen Advisory Committee (Discovery Bay)
1 seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
To make reports and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on extended police protection services which shall include, but not limited to, enforcement of the State Vehicle Code where authorized by law, crime prevention, and litter control.
 
The Committee meets quarterly at 6:00p.m. located at the Discovery Bay Community Center, 1601 Discovery Bay Blvd. in Discovery Bay.
 
Knightsen Town Advisory Council
1 seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
The Knightsen TAC advises the District Supervisor on land issues and planning matters affecting the Knightsen community.
 
The Knightsen TAC may also advise the District Supervisor on services which are or may be provided to the community by Contra Costa County or other local government agencies. Such services include, but are not limited to, public health, safety, welfare, public works, and planning.
 
The Knightsen TAC will meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm located at the Knightsen Garden Club, 3067 Knightsen Avenue in Knightsen.
 
Assessment Appeals Board
1 Alternate seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The Assessment Appeals Board conducts impartial hearings on property assessment disputes between taxpayers and the county assessor. Based on the evidence presented at these hearings, the appeals board determined the value of the disputed property or determines other matters of property tax assessment within the board's jurisdiction.
 
Qualifications:
Applicants should possess five or more years of professional experience in California as one of the following: licensed real estate broker, attorney, certified public accountant (CPA) or public accountant, property appraiser accredited by a nationally recognized professional organization, property appraiser certified by the Office of Real Estate Appraisers, or property appraiser certified by the State Board of Equalization.
 
Compensation:
This is a volunteer position. Assessment Appeals Board members are compensated for their time at hearings and reimbursed for their mileage to attend assessment appeals hearings.
 
The Assessment Appeals Board meets every Thursday at 9:00 a.m. located at 651 Pine Street, Room 107 in Martinez.
 
Byron-Brentwood-Knightsen Union Cemetery District
1 seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
To establish rates to be charged for burials within the cemeteries of the district will allow the graves to be maintained on a self-supporting basis, prepare and maintain maps detailing information about the lots, and keep records of all remains interred in the cemeteries.
 
The District meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the District Office, 11545 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, CA 94513  
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Background: The Board of Supervisors receives valuable input and community participation from numerous citizen advisory boards on a range of issues. Boards usually meet monthly on a regular basis.

Candidates for these positions must live in District 3 or any specified boundary area for special districts.  District 3 is comprised of the cities of Antioch, Oakley and Brentwood, and the unincorporated communities of Blackhawk, Diablo, Bethel Island, Byron, Knightsen and Discovery Bay.
 
You may also download an application from the County's website at  http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/3418 .

Applications should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board's office (925-335-1900) located at 651 Pine Street, Martinez, CA 94553.

For more information, including on how to apply, you may contact Supervisor Burgis' Deputy Chief of Staff, Lea Castleberry at 925-252-4500 or  Lea.Castleberry@bos.cccounty.us