Fourth of July Fireworks
Fireworks will light up the night at Martinez Shoreline Park, Monday, July 4, 2016. Join the crowd at the Waterfront or head over to your special viewing spot before 9:15 p.m.
Due to the fire at Rankin Park yesterday afternoon, Rankin Playground Program has been moved for today to Susana Park located on Henrietta Street between Estudillo and Ferry.
Rising Sun Energy Center, program manager of the California Youth Energy Services ("CYES") program now in its third year with Martinez, is still looking to fill two paid “Energy Specialist” driver positions this summer in Martinez. Drivers must be Martinez residents at least 18 years old, carry their own insurance and a license, and have access to a car.
Applying is easy, just visit http://www.risingsunenergy.org to pursue this exciting summer opportunity which directly helps local citizens.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics is the movement's largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle, At its most basic level the Torch Run is an actual running event, in which officers and athletes run the Flame of Hope™ to the Opening Ceremonies of local Special Olympics competitions and State and National Games. Annually, more than 85,000 dedicated, compassionate and volunteer law enforcement officers participate in the torch run throughout 46 nations, 12 Canadian provinces and 50 US states.
The City of Martinez is now accepting applications for Assistant City Manager. Please click the link below for more details and filing instructions.
Assistant City Manager
Are you a recent college graduate or current student looking to gain valuable experience you can use to launch a career in the rapidly-growing field of environmental sustainability? If so, the City of Martinez is now hiring for the part-time Sustainability Programs Assistant internship position.
REPUBLIC SERVICES ANNUAL CITYWIDE CLEAN-UP JUNE 20th– 24TH
Republic Services, Inc., will have its fifth annual citywide clean up for Martinez residents from June 20th to 24th.
Crews will pick up your extra refuse on the same day as your regular garbage service. During the cleanup, Republic will collect up to 3 cubic yards of refuse (including yard waste and wood), or about 21 (32-gallon) bags. Containers will be taken away unless noted on can.
The City has funded homeless advocacy programs designed to provide essential resources to our community's most vulnerable population since 2011. This work has been recently jeopardized when Contra Costa Homeless Outreach announced it would be discontinuing operations on June 30th.
Fortunately for the City, Tesoro stepped in and informed the City that its foundation had approved a three-year, $90K grant to support the City’s Homeless Outreach Initiative. Tesoro’s generous and timely investment will help the City continue this important work by contracting with a local homeless advocate experienced with assisting the homeless in Martinez.
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