City of Concord California

News Release

July 4, 2017

Applications open for new Concord Community Institute

The City of Concord announces an opportunity for those who live, work or own a business in Concord to learn more about the City.

The new Concord Community Institute invites participants to take part in lively discussions and interactive activities as they meet elected officials and staff, learn about how the City operates and how decisions are made.

Seven sessions will be held from Sept. 16 to Oct. 21. The first and last sessions will be held on Saturday during the day while the remaining five sessions will be held Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., with the exception of the second session, which will meet on Tuesday evening, Sept. 19 from 6 to 9 p.m.

At the first session on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., staff will present an Introduction to Government at the Civic Center, followed by lunch and a bus tour of the city. The next five sessions will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. at various City facilities. Topics include public safety, the Concord Naval Weapons Station Reuse Plan and City economic development efforts, community services (Parks & Recreations, Public Works), budgeting and finance, and the development review process. The final session on Saturday, October 21 will include a wrap-up and graduation certificate presentation.

There is no fee to attend, but applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and live, work, or own a business in Concord. Space is limited. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 18 at 5 p.m.

For more information or to apply online, visit or contact Deputy City Clerk Marsha Moore, (925) 671-3085 to request an application.

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