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March 26, 2020 - Concord City Council Takes Steps to Protect the Vulnerable March 26, 2020 - Concord City Council Takes Steps to Protect the Vulnerable
The Concord City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to enact a temporary moratorium on evictions and rent increases, for both residential and commercial properties, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 25, 2020 - Concord City Council Declines to Extend Agreement with Lennar March 25, 2020 - Concord City Council Declines to Extend Agreement with Lennar
The Concord City Council on Tuesday met via video conference to discuss its response to a letter it received in January from Lennar Concord, LLC, the master developer of the former Concord Naval Weapons Station.
March 24, 2020 - Concord Announces Mark Bustillos as Chief of Police March 24, 2020 - Concord Announces Mark Bustillos as Chief of Police
Concord City Manager Valerie Barone today announced that she has hired Mark Bustillos to serve as the City’s next Chief of Police. Bustillos, who will be sworn in on Monday, April 6, will replace retiring Chief Guy Swanger.
March 23, 2020 - Concord Introduces Food Program to Support Home-Bound Seniors March 23, 2020 - Concord Introduces Food Program to Support Home-Bound Seniors
The City of Concord recently announced a new program called the "Senior Emergency Food & Helping Hand Program" in an effort to support Concord residents who are home-bound seniors over the age of 60 with food insecurities. 
March 20, 2020 - City Council Takes Steps to Protect Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic March 20, 2020 - City Council Takes Steps to Protect Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic
At a March 19 special meeting to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Concord City Council voted 5-0 to authorize funding to support those most at risk – seniors, unhoused and low-income residents. The Council also agreed on a moratorium on evictions for residential and commercial tenants.
March 20, 2020 - Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 March 20, 2020 - Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
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 resources that businesses can pursue during this difficult time.
March 19, 2020 - Concord Closes Facilities, Reduces Services Levels to  Slow the Spread of COVID-19 March 19, 2020 - Concord Closes Facilities, Reduces Services Levels to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
In a letter to the community issued on March 17, Concord Mayor Tim McGallian announced that the City of Concord had identified new ways of providing essential City services while also doing its part to limit person-to-person contact in an effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 13, 2020 - Concord Declares State of Emergency March 13, 2020 - Concord Declares State of Emergency
Concord City Manager Valerie Barone today declared a local state of emergency in response to the public health crisis resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The City also opened its emergency operations center (EOC) at the lowest activation level to provide coordination of the City’s response to the pandemic.
March 12, 2020 - Concord Postpones March 12 Council Meeting March 12, 2020 - Concord Postpones March 12 Council Meeting
In light of public health concerns related to coronavirus (COVID-19) and in compliance with State and County recommendations for social distancing, the City of Concord is postponing its March 12 Special City Council meeting. The tentative new date is Tuesday, March 24.
February 5, 2020 - Contra Costa Census 2020 Training Workshops February 5, 2020 - Contra Costa Census 2020 Training Workshops
Contra Costa County’s Census 2020 Complete Count Steering Committee is hosting a series of Regional Census Training Workshops to share information about the importance of the Census, outreach resources and tools, and how to help our community members complete the Census form. Concord will be hosting one of these workshops on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. at the Willow Pass Community Center.
February 3, 2020 - Applications Now Open for Concord Community Institute February 3, 2020 - Applications Now Open for Concord Community Institute
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.
January 24, 2020 - Concord Dog Parks to Close for Annual Maintenance January 24, 2020 - Concord Dog Parks to Close for Annual Maintenance
The City of Concord’s two dog parks are scheduled to be closed for annual turf renovation and general maintenance.
Dec. 4, 2019 - McGallian Selected as Concord’s New Mayor, Aliano Named Vice Mayor Dec. 4, 2019 - McGallian Selected as Concord’s New Mayor, Aliano Named Vice Mayor
At the Tuesday, Dec. 3 Concord City Council meeting, outgoing Mayor Carlyn Obringer turned over the gavel to Vice Mayor Tim McGallian after he was selected by fellow councilmembers as the City’s mayor for 2020. Councilmember Dominic Aliano was selected to serve as vice mayor for the year ahead. McGallian, Aliano and Councilmembers Birsan and Hoffmeister thanked Obringer for her service as mayor.
November 26, 2019 - Concord Welcomes Holiday Season at Todos Santos Plaza Dec. 7 November 26, 2019 - Concord Welcomes Holiday Season at Todos Santos Plaza Dec. 7
Join the City of Concord in welcoming the holiday season on Saturday, December 7 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 Santa.
November 25, 2019 - Concord Launches Survey to Seek Community Input on Next Chief of Police November 25, 2019 - Concord Launches Survey to Seek Community Input on Next Chief of Police
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.
November 13, 2019 - Concord Recruiting for John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund Board November 13, 2019 - Concord Recruiting for John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund Board
At its November 12 meeting, the Concord City Council announced the opening of a recruitment for the John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund Board. The John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund Board is seeking one member to fill an opening with a term ending December 31, 2022.
November 7, 2019 - City of Concord Recruiting Candidates for Measure Q Oversight Committee November 7, 2019 - City of Concord Recruiting Candidates for Measure Q Oversight Committee
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 5:00 p.m.
October 29, 2019 - Veterans Day Ceremony and Softball Tournament Set for Nov. 11 October 29, 2019 - Veterans Day Ceremony and Softball Tournament Set for Nov. 11
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. Prior to the tournament, the Veterans Day Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m., organized by VFW Post 1525 in partnership with the City’s Parks & Recreation and Public Works departments.
October 28, 2019 - Be a Santa to a Senior Program Spreads Holiday Cheer October 28, 2019 - Be a Santa to a Senior Program Spreads Holiday Cheer
Share the holiday spirit with the City of Concord and take part in the 2019 Be A Santa to a Senior, a service program providing cheer and gifts to local senior citizens who are least likely to receive a present this holiday season.
Sept. 30, 2019 - City Announces Gregory Taylor as New IT Director Sept. 30, 2019 - City Announces Gregory Taylor as New IT Director
The City of Concord has announced the hiring of Gregory Taylor as the City’s new Information Technology Director. Previously, Mr. Taylor served as the IT Director for the City of Vallejo, where he oversaw city-wide technology services, including its police and water departments.
Sept. 17, 2019 - Community Invited to Discuss City's Budget Challenges, Provide Input Sept. 17, 2019 - Community Invited to Discuss City's Budget Challenges, Provide Input
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 local quality of life.
Sept. 11, 2019 - Dispatch Center Now Accepts Text-to-911 Messages as Alternative Sept. 11, 2019 - Dispatch Center Now Accepts Text-to-911 Messages as Alternative
Beginning on September 16, the Concord Police Department's emergency dispatchers will be able to receive text messages in situations where the caller is unable to speak aloud.
August 13, 2019 - Concord Salutes 50th Anniversary of Woodstock August 13, 2019 - Concord Salutes 50th Anniversary of Woodstock
The City of Concord presents a three-day Woodstock celebration in downtown Concord on August 15, 16, and 17 with tributes to Santana, Jefferson Airplane and Jimi Hendrix.
July 26, 2019 - Concord Delegation to Visit Sister City in Kitakami, Japan July 26, 2019 - Concord Delegation to Visit Sister City in Kitakami, Japan
The City of Concord is proud to partner with the Concord Ambassadors to celebrate 45 years as Sister Cities with Kitakami, Japan. This year, the Concord Ambassadors will host a 12-day trip to Japan, and there are still spots available for the tour.
June 20, 2019 - Concord Seeks Community Input on Possible Commercial Cannabis Regulations June 20, 2019 - Concord Seeks Community Input on Possible Commercial Cannabis Regulations
To solicit feedback about potential commercial cannabis regulations, the City of Concord recently issued a 10-question survey designed for the Concord community.
May 20, 2019 - Complimentary Energy Assessments Available May 20, 2019 - Complimentary Energy Assessments Available
The City of Concord is proud to partner with Rising Sun Center for Opportunity to help Concord residents conserve resources, address economic inequality, and foster a sustainable world by working to address the triple bottom line - people, planet, and pathways. Local nonprofit Rising Sun does this by providing “earn-and-learn” opportunities for local youth ages 15-22 who provide no-cost Green House Calls to single-family residences throughout the community.
May 15, 2019 - City of Concord Addresses Affordable Housing May 15, 2019 - City of Concord Addresses Affordable Housing
The Concord City Council and City staff continue to take measures to support the construction and protection of affordable housing in Concord
April 15, 2019 - Concord Launches New City Website to Improve User Experience April 15, 2019 - Concord Launches New City Website to Improve User Experience
The City of Concord has rolled out a new website that is more streamlined and designed to help users find what they need quickly and easily. While the website address remains the same – www.cityofconcord.org – the look has been refreshed and the organization of information and tools has been designed for maximum efficiency.
April 6, 2019 - Concord’s Complete Streets Feasibility Study Seeks Community Feedback April 6, 2019 - Concord’s Complete Streets Feasibility Study Seeks Community Feedback
The City of Concord’s Transportation Division is seeking community input on the first phase of its Complete Streets Feasibility Study.
April 3, 2019 - Concord Senior Center Showcases Classes and Activities April 3, 2019 - Concord Senior Center Showcases Classes and Activities
The community is invited to the Concord Senior Center (2727 Parkside Circle) to try out classes and activities on April 29, 30, and May 2. Admission is free as the event is sponsored by the Concord Parks & Recreation Department and the Concord Senior Citizen’s Club. Participants will be able to experience hula, line dance, yoga, tai chi chih, pocket sketch, sewing, mixed media, pinochle, pedro, billiards and other activities.
April 2, 2019 - City Seeks Applicants for Open Seats on Concord Boards and Commissions April 2, 2019 - City Seeks Applicants for Open Seats on Concord Boards and Commissions
The Concord City Council has announced the opening of recruitments for the Commission on Aging, Community Services Commission, Concord/Pleasant Hill Health Care District Grant Committee, and the Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Commission. The deadline for applications to be received by the City Clerk's Office is Friday, April 26, 2019, at 5 p.m.
March 29, 2019 - Concord Mayor to Host Charity Golf Tournament May 3 March 29, 2019 - Concord Mayor to Host Charity Golf Tournament May 3
Mayor Carlyn Obringer will host the 35th annual Concord Mayor’s Cup Golf Classic Tournament on Friday, May 3 at Diablo Creek Golf Course. Proceeds benefit the First Tee Contra Costa Youth Golf Program and Concord Ambassadors.
March 19, 2019 - Concord Community Pool Reopens Following Replastering Project March 19, 2019 - Concord Community Pool Reopens Following Replastering Project
Grab your bathing suit, towel and goggles – the Concord Community Pool (3501 Cowell Road) is now open! Thanks to a recent replastering project, which was completed in March – a month ahead of schedule – and a pool deck renovation that was done in spring of 2018, Concord swimmers have their pool back and it’s better than ever!
February 27, 2019 - Live Strong Health Expo Coming to Concord Senior Center March 1 February 27, 2019 - Live Strong Health Expo Coming to Concord Senior Center March 1
February 19, 2019 - City Council Appoints New Planning Commissioner, Reappoints Two Incumbents February 19, 2019 - City Council Appoints New Planning Commissioner, Reappoints Two Incumbents
February 10, 2019 - Concord Invites Residents to Provide Input on Future Tournament Sports Complex February 10, 2019 - Concord Invites Residents to Provide Input on Future Tournament Sports Complex
February 9, 2019 - Concord Mayor Obringer's State of the City Address Available Online February 9, 2019 - Concord Mayor Obringer's State of the City Address Available Online
February 8, 2019 - Shops at Todos Santos Drive New Investment and Businesses to Downtown Concord February 8, 2019 - Shops at Todos Santos Drive New Investment and Businesses to Downtown Concord
February 7, 2019 - Applications Now Open for Spring 2019 Concord Community Institute February 7, 2019 - Applications Now Open for Spring 2019 Concord Community Institute
February 4, 2019 - Concord Pavilion Announces Florence + The Machine Concert Date, Resident Presale February 4, 2019 - Concord Pavilion Announces Florence + The Machine Concert Date, Resident Presale
December 18, 2018 - City Seeks Applicants for Open Seats on Concord Boards and Commissions (PDF) December 18, 2018 - City Seeks Applicants for Open Seats on Concord Boards and Commissions (PDF)
December 12, 2018 - Protect Yourself from Scams, Cons and Frauds (PDF) December 12, 2018 - Protect Yourself from Scams, Cons and Frauds (PDF)
December 12, 2018 - Get Crafty this Winter Fun Classes Offered Through Concord Senior Center (PDF) December 12, 2018 - Get Crafty this Winter Fun Classes Offered Through Concord Senior Center (PDF)
November 14, 2018 - Downtown Concord Lights Up the Holidays at Todos Santos Plaza December 1 (PDF) November 14, 2018 - Downtown Concord Lights Up the Holidays at Todos Santos Plaza December 1 (PDF)
November 14, 2018 - Concord Senior Center Hosts Holiday Gift and Craft Fair (PDF) November 14, 2018 - Concord Senior Center Hosts Holiday Gift and Craft Fair (PDF)
November 7, 2018 - Concord Veterans Day Ceremony and November Office Closures (PDF) November 7, 2018 - Concord Veterans Day Ceremony and November Office Closures (PDF)
November 6, 2018 - Community Clean-Up Day is November 10 (PDF) November 6, 2018 - Community Clean-Up Day is November 10 (PDF)
October 23, 2018 - Concord Police Department Receives Traffic Education and Enforcement Grant (PDF) October 23, 2018 - Concord Police Department Receives Traffic Education and Enforcement Grant (PDF)
October 10, 2018 - Concord Voters to Participate in Citys First By-District Elections (PDF) October 10, 2018 - Concord Voters to Participate in Citys First By-District Elections (PDF)
October 9, 2018 - Workshop Helps Residents with Solar Installations and 0-Emission Vehicles (PDF) October 9, 2018 - Workshop Helps Residents with Solar Installations and 0-Emission Vehicles (PDF)
October 8, 2018 - Scheduled Lane Closures on Concord Blvd. to Begin October 9 (PDF) October 8, 2018 - Scheduled Lane Closures on Concord Blvd. to Begin October 9 (PDF)
October 3, 2018 - Concord to Lose 3 Million Dollars Annually if SB 1 Gas Tax is Repealed (PDF) October 3, 2018 - Concord to Lose 3 Million Dollars Annually if SB 1 Gas Tax is Repealed (PDF)
September 26, 2018 - Concord Kicks-Off Campaign to Ban the Foam (PDF) September 26, 2018 - Concord Kicks-Off Campaign to Ban the Foam (PDF)
September 12, 2018 - New Police Department Online Services Available to the Community (PDF) September 12, 2018 - New Police Department Online Services Available to the Community (PDF)
September 10, 2018 - Concord City Council Establishes Blue Ribbon Committee for Campus District Visi September 10, 2018 - Concord City Council Establishes Blue Ribbon Committee for Campus District Visi
September 5, 2018 - Citys Tree Champion Honored with Helix Award of Excellence (PDF) September 5, 2018 - Citys Tree Champion Honored with Helix Award of Excellence (PDF)
August 31, 2018 - Concord Offices Closed for Labor Day, Community Pool and Spray Park Open (PDF) August 31, 2018 - Concord Offices Closed for Labor Day, Community Pool and Spray Park Open (PDF)
August 20, 2018 - Hawaiian Fusion Dinner and Show to Benefit Local Seniors (PDF) August 20, 2018 - Hawaiian Fusion Dinner and Show to Benefit Local Seniors (PDF)
July 30, 2018 - Applications Now Open for Fall Concord Community Institute (PDF) July 30, 2018 - Applications Now Open for Fall Concord Community Institute (PDF)
July 5, 2018 - Candidate Nomination Papers Available July 16 (PDF) July 5, 2018 - Candidate Nomination Papers Available July 16 (PDF)
July 2, 2018 - Concord Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Todos Santos (PDF) July 2, 2018 - Concord Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Todos Santos (PDF)
June 22, 2018 - Statement on Potential Detention Center at Concord Naval Weapons Station (PDF) June 22, 2018 - Statement on Potential Detention Center at Concord Naval Weapons Station (PDF)