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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)