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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Mayor Birsan Delivers State of the City Address

Mayor Edi Birsan

Concord Mayor Edi Birsan delivered the annual State of the City address on Feb. 15 in an event hosted by the Greater Concord CA Chamber of Commerce. 

In his 37-minute speech, Birsan covered a number of topics, including the City's response to home...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Feb. 20 Term Sheet Meeting Postponed to March 19

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The City of Concord Local Reuse Authority (LRA) and master developer Brookfield Properties have completed the process of drafting a proposed Term Sheet for the redevelopment of the former Concord Naval Weapons Station.

The consideration of the Brookfield T...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Council Votes to Introduce Ordinance on Rent Stabilization, Just Cause

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At its Feb. 13 meeting, the Concord City Council voted to introduce an ordinance that would establish rent stabilization and just cause for eviction policies for Concord rental properties. In a 4-1 vote (Hoffmeister opposed), the Council approved language...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Council Meets Feb. 13 to Consider Rent Stabilization, Just Cause

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On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Concord City Council will consider a draft ordinance that would establish rent stabilization and just cause for eviction policies. The major features of the proposed laws are outlined below.  

In addition, city staff has l...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Concord Publishes Homeless Strategic Plan, Implementation to Begin

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At its meeting on Feb. 6, the Concord City Council accepted the final draft of the City’s Homeless Strategic Plan – a 44-page document that will serve as a roadmap as Concord begins implementing the strategies to prevent and address homelessness.

While hom...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Applications Open for Concord Community Academy

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The City of Concord is accepting applications for the Spring 2024 session of the Concord Community Academy – a program designed for people who live, work, or own a business in Concord to learn more about the City. Academy participants take part in discuss...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 4, 2019

Concord Dog Parks to Close for Maintenance

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The City of Concord’s two dog parks are scheduled to be closed for annual turf renovation and general maintenance.

Newhall Park Paw Patch dog park will be closed from Monday, February 5 through Monday, March 11, 2024. The City’s Baldwin...

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

Summer Planning Starts Now

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Summer planning starts now! Our 2024 Summer Camp & Swim Guide is dedicated to all things summer camps, including sports, performing arts, and day camps, and it now includes our popular swim lesson program. Registration opens on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at w...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Recreation Youth Scholarship Program Now Open

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The City of Concord’s Recreation Services Department is once again offering a youth scholarship program to provide recreation opportunities for young residents this summer.

Through this program, underserved Concord youth can experience traditiona...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Birsan Named Mayor, Obringer Vice Mayor

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At the Dec. 5 Concord City Council meeting, outgoing Mayor Laura Hoffmeister turned over the gavel to Vice Mayor Edi Birsan after he was selected by fellow councilmembers as the City’s mayor for 2024. 

Councilmember Carlyn Obringer was selected to...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

Register Now for Winter/Spring Activities

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The Winter/Spring 2024 issue of Concord's City News & Activity Guide is here! Packed full of information about classes and activities for all ages and interests, the publication also features City news, spring break camps, and exciting new tr...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

New Outdoor Fitness Area, Crosswalk Unveiled

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City leaders, staff, and community members gathered on Nov. 20 to celebrate the completion of two exciting projects at Willow Pass Community Park: the new Salvio Street crosswalk and a brand-new outdoor fitness area.  (Watch the video!)

The park h...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

UPDATED: Nighttime Roadwork to Begin Oct. 15

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Between Oct. 15 and 20, the City of Concord will have construction crews performing nighttime roadwork in two parts of the city, resulting in roadway closures and detours between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. See map image.

The two projects are:  

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