Contra Costa County today is extending vaccine eligibility to anyone who is 16 and older opens up vaccine eligibility to those ages 16 and up who live or work in the county.
The City is now accepting applications for the following positions. Please click the position for the full Job Announcement including the application process.
- Laterals & Academy Graduates Only
COVID-19 is spreading slower in Contra Costa than during a post-holiday peak a few weeks ago, allowing some business and community activities to resume in the county for the first time since November. Click below to read the full Press Release.
In partnership with the Martinez Chamber of Commerce, the annual State of the City Address presentation is now available to view which includes our City's direction and plans for upcoming projects and vision for the future. Please click below.
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.
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!
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4th and is in effect at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2020 through Monday, January 4, 2020 or until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer.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.
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.
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.
The City continues to process building, engineering, and planning applications so that approved permits can be issued as soon as possible once the Shelter-in-Place is lifted.