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Measure D Street Selection Public Workshop Scheduled

January 18, 2021 

The City of Martinez will be hosting its annual Measure D Street Selection Public Workshop with the Franchise and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Tuesday, January 26th at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The workshop is an opportunity for residents to hear recommendations for the next round of street improvement projects to be funded through Measure D and provide input for the Subcommittee and staff. Please click below for Zoom link and more information.

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Press Release | Micro-Grant Survey

January 13, 2021 

The City of Martinez, Main Street Martinez, and the Martinez Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to release a Small Business Relief Micro-Grant Survey and are inviting Martinez business owners to complete it. The City is currently assessing a possible COVID-19 small business micro-grant program and will use the results of the survey to be responsive to our business community as we evaluate this potential grant program.

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Styrofoam & Holiday Packaging Collection

January 13, 2021 

Free Drop-offs of Styrofoam® & Holiday Packaging at the Republic Services’ Employee Parking Lot, across the street from main office at 441 N. Buchanan Circle, Pacheco, CA 94553 on Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

By appointment only: Sign up link will be posted here on February 1st.

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Redistricting Workshop

January 13, 2021 

The City is hosting an informational public workshop on redistricting on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at 6:00 pm and invites the public to attend and hear about the options available to communities for the 2022 municipal election.

This informational workshop will include presentations from subject matter experts and will serve as the initial step for the City Council to begin the process of setting new district voting boundaries for the 2022 election. A link to the meeting will be available on our website under 'Meetings & Agendas' later this week.

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Planned Tree Removals 1/14/21

January 12, 2021 

Following the successful removal of 8 hazardous trees in the downtown area in early December, the City’s Public Works crews will be removing two additional hazardous trees the week of January 11th. Please click below to view the full press release.

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Downtown Tree Program Update

January 7, 2021 

The City has tabulated the results of the Community Downtown Tree Survey and is now poised to begin the process of replanting trees in the downtown. Please visit our Downtown Street Tree Program webpage for the most current information about our exciting project by clicking below.

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Notice of Unscheduled Vacancies

January 6, 2021 

The City of Martinez is currently accepting applications to fill 3 unscheduled vacancies listed in the link below.

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Insider's Guide to MTZ

January 4, 2021 

Diablo Magazine recognizes the City of Martinez as a small-town charm with a hipster edge in this waterfront city, which is a superb destination for outdoor activities, wining and dining, and treasure hunting. Read the full article by clicking below!

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ARDPIE Task Force

January 3, 2021 

The new Anti-Racism & Discrimination and Pro-Inclusion & Equity webpage can be found by clicking "read more" below. This webpage will serve as the continually updated source for information on the ARDPIE Task Force and the work being completed.

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ARDPIE Community Feedback

January 3, 2021 

The City of Martinez established the Anti-Racism & Discrimination and Pro-Inclusion & Equity (ARDPIE) task force to address implicit bias and systemic racism within City programs and policies. To submit questions about the task force, click below.

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Notice of Exemption

December 23, 2020 

Project Title: 100 Lynn Darr Drive – Design Review/Variance for New Single Family Home (17-PLN-0016)

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Notice of Reorganization

December 21, 2020 

NOTICE lS HEREBY GIVEN that at a Special Meeting held on the 9th day of December 2020, the City Council of the City of Martinez reorganized as shown in the link below.

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Press Release

December 11, 2020 

Due to the Bay Area Health Officers and Contra Costa County new Stay-At-Home orders, which recently went into effect due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, the City of Martinez Outdoor Restaurant Seating/Retail Display Program has been suspended.

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City Hall & Senior Center Closure

December 10, 2020 

The most recent County Health Order was issued on December 4th and is in effect at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2020 through Monday, January 4, 2020 or until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer. Please follow this link to view all County Health Orders. In order to comply with the order, Martinez City Hall and the Senior Center remain closed for all non-essential City services, and only essential Governmental Functions will remain active during this time while practicing the social distancing guidelines as instructed by the County Health Officer.

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Regional Stay-At-Home Order

December 4, 2020 

Bay Area Health Officers Move to Implement the State’s New Regional Stay Home Order, Not Waiting Until Local Hospitals Are Near Crisis to Act.

Contra Costa County goes into effect 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2020 per County Health Officer. To view a full list of openings at a glance, please click here.

Click below to read the most recent health order.

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Downtown Street Tree Program

November 24, 2020 

The City is developing a replanting program for the downtown area that includes replanting trees in areas where trees were previously removed along with a pro-active removal and replacement of some of the City’s older trees in the downtown area.

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Park Improvements Project

November 5, 2020 

The renovation of Golden Hills Park includes demolition and construction of a new community building, reconstruction of the basketball courts and resurfacing of the tennis courts. Highland Avenue Park improvements include replacement of the play structure and reconstruction of the basketball court. At John Muir Park and John Sparacino Park, improvements include constructing pathway and lighting improvements. Each of the four parks will also receive various landscaping, irrigation, drainage, fencing, and park furniture improvements. Click 'read more' below for more information.

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Updated Notice Regarding Use of City Parks

October 1, 2020 

The California Department of Public Health issued an update on September 28, 2020 on Outdoor Playgrounds and other Outdoor Recreational Facilities. Playgrounds will be open to the public starting October 1, 2020, subject to certain conditions including adequate social distancing of at least 6 feet from anyone not in the individual’s household or living unit and use of face coverings outdoors for everyone 2 years of age or older. Following these simple public health and safety regulations is crucial to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

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Learn About COVID-19

April 26, 2020 

In response to growing concerns regarding the international Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the City has a dedicated page to provide current information for the community.


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