Our CityCalendarServicesDepartmentJobsSite HelpContact Us
Homepage > NewsE-mail storyPrint friendly format


Sand & Sandbag Locations
News ImageFebruary 17, 2017The City of Martinez has designated the following four (4) locations for the stockpiling of sand and one (1) location for sand bags


State of the City Address | 2017
February 16, 2017The Martinez Chamber of Commerce and the City of Martinez held the 2017 State of the City Address on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Guest speaker was Dan Borenstein, Columnist/Editorial Writer for the East Bay Times and the State of the City Address was presented by Mayor Rob Schroder with added highlights from City Manager Brad Kilger and Chief of Police Manjit Sappal.

PowerPoint Slides:
Dan Borenstein
City of Martinez

Martinez Economic Renaissance Video


Press Release | City Now Accepting Interest Applications for Measure D Citizen’s Oversight Committee
February 16, 2017MARTINEZ – The City of Martinez is now accepting interest applications for the Measure D Citizen's Oversight Committee, as follows:

1) To appoint four (4) members of the public who will, along with the City Treasurer, be charged with reviewing the City’s expenditures of Measure D proceeds to ensure the funds were spent in compliance with the requirements of the measure adopted by Martinez voters on November 8, 2016.

2) Ideal candidates include individuals with business and/or community service experience; financial experience is also preferred.

3) An Interest Form application for this Committee will be accepted until March 3, 2017 (or later if necessary). The Mayor will review the applications and make appointment recommendations to the City Council at the March 15, 2017 Council Meeting.

For additional information or to obtain a hardcopy of the Interest Form for the Measure D Citizen’s Oversight Committee, please contact City Clerk’s Office, 525 Henrietta Street, Martinez, CA 94553, or call (925) 372-3512. Interest Forms may also be downloaded here.

Job Opportunities
February 15, 2017The City of Martinez is now accepting applications for Police Officer. Please click the links below for more details and filing instructions.

Police Officer

City Manager's Report | January - February 2017
February 2, 2017What's Inside...

• Storm Update

• Message from the Chief of Police

• Water Treatment Plant Project

• City Employee Promotions

• City Events

...and more!

Golden Times Bulletin February 2017 - Martinez Senior Center
News ImageFebruary 1, 2017Golden Times Bulletin - February 2017
Martinez Senior Center

Downtown Gas Leak Press Release
January 29, 2017At approximately 2pm on Sunday, 1/29/17, a motorist was parked in a parking lot in the 600 block of Ward St. The driver accidentally placed the vehicle in drive while the vehicle was running and struck a gas meter. PG&E was not able to shut the gas off at the source. A digging crew was called out to dig up and pinch the gas line. PG&E requested a 2 block street closure during the incident. The 600-700 block of Main St was evacuated. The leak was capped at approximately 3:30 PM and all areas were opened up except the 600 block of Ward St and the Alhambra Plaza due to crews continuing to work. No injuries were reported during this incident and the driver was evaluated and found not to be intoxicated. As of this press release, all areas have been opened up.

City Budget Photo Contest - Deadline March 3, 2017
News ImageJanuary 27, 2017The City is once again sponsoring a photo contest to coincide with its upcoming Biennial Budget. The winning photographs of Martinez will be showcased in the 2017-19 Budget document.

Republic Services Holiday Tree Collection Schedule 2017
News ImageJanuary 5, 2017Republic Services is once again offering customers collection options for recycling their holiday trees.

Please click here for more information.

City Manager's Report | December 2016
December 8, 2016What's Inside...

• Berrellesa Bridge Ribbon Cutting

• Message from the Chief of Police

• What You Need to Know About Proposition 64

• 2016 Eco Award Winners

• Have Breakfast with Santa

...and many more!

2016 Officer of the Year
News ImageNovember 18, 2016Detective Miles Williamson was honored as the 2016 MPD Officer of the Year! Congratulations Detective Williamson! Thank you for your dedication and service to our community!

City Manager's Report | November 2016
November 2, 2016What's inside...

• Hidden Lakes Ribbon Cutting

• Message from the Chief of Police

• New Hires


The Pumpkin Dunkin
News ImageOctober 13, 2016The Pumpkin Dunkin has been rescheduled due to the cold, rainy weather forecasted for Saturday, October 15th. The new date is Saturday, October 22nd, 1 - 3 pm.


Community Mural Project Set to Commence in Main Street Plaza
News ImageOctober 6, 2016On December 18, 2015, the City Council approved the recommendation of the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) to allow a Community Mural to be painted in the Main Street Plaza.

Primary Argument In Favor Of Measure D

Measure D provides local funding that stays under local control, exclusively for improving and repairing roads in Martinez.

Yes on Measure D will:
  • Triple our current paving budget and put us on the path to dramatically improving our roads, especially in our residential areas
  • Only cost shoppers 50¢ for every $100 dollars spent on taxable goods
  • Create safer conditions for children and pedestrians on neighborhood streets
  • Improve public safety and reduce auto damage
  • Automatically expire in 15 years


Press Release | Hiring of Anne Cardwell
September 6, 2016MARTINEZ – City Manager, Brad Kilger, today announced the hiring of Anne Cardwell as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Martinez. Cardwell will fill the position that was vacated by the previous Assistant City Manager Alan Shear, who left in April of this year to assume the position of Administrative Services Director with the City of Millbrae.


Are You Ready to Help Your Family & Neighborhood?
News ImageAugust 31, 2016In a Disaster, Don't be Scared... Be Prepared!
FREE CERT Classes - Fall 2016

Class Registration Information

Fall Softball 2016
News ImageAugust 19, 2016

Martinez Recreation is now accepting teams for the Coed and Men's Single Wall Bat League. The season begins the week of September 5th. Coed plays Tuesday night and Men’s play Friday nights.


Martinis on the Plaza
August 12, 2016

Martinez' most acclaimed social event, Martinis on the Plaza Gala, is held around the fountain at Ignacio Plaza under twinkling white lights with the gaiety of the post-Depression and World War II era.


Martinez Water Health Goals
June 29, 2016On May 20, 2016, staff provided the City Council a report on our drinking water health goals. The presentation can be viewed at the following link.

Martinez Water Health Goals - Presentation

Powered by Civica SoftwareCopyright © 2000 - 2017 The City of Martinez, CA