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Martinez Restaurant Tour 2016
News ImageSeptember 16, 2016Saturday, October 8, 2016
1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
$15 per person
Purchase your guest pass at Martinez Recreation (372-3510) or Martinez Senior Center (370-8770)
Tour benefits the FREE Oohs, Ahs and Giggles Family Shows

Martinez Restaurant Tour 2016 Information

Parking Lot 4 Closure
September 15, 2016Parking Lot 4 Renovation Project

Parking Lot 4 will be closed from Mid September thru November 4, 2016.
Parking passes will be valid at all 4-Hour and 10-Hour parking zones.

Parking map

Fall Water Aerobics and Lap Swim
News ImageSeptember 9, 2016

The Fall Water Aerobics and Lap Swim Schedule are now available! The class is always a party in the pool!

Please see the schedule for dates and times.


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


City Manager's Report | September 2016
September 6, 2016City Manager's Report | September 2016

What's Inside...

• Public Works Crew Members on the Job
• National Senior Center Month
• Water Treatment Plant Upgrades
• Message from the Chief of Police

...and many more!

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.


Nominees for Public Office
September 6, 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following persons have been nominated for the offices herein mentioned to be filled at the Municipal Election to be held in the City of Martinez on the 8th day of November, 2016;

Noralea Gipner, Councilmember
Courtney Masella-O'Brien, Councilmember
Mark Ross, Councilmember
John Stevens, Councilmember

Richard G. Hernandez, City Clerk

Charles Martin, City Treasurer
Carolyn Robinson, City Treasurer


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

Golden Times Bulletin September 2016 - Martinez Senior Center
News ImageAugust 23, 2016Golden Times Bulletin September 2016 - Martinez Senior Center

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

City Now Recruiting for Sustainability Programs Assistant Internship
June 14, 2016

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.

Ditch the Car & Grab Your Bike
News ImageMay 16, 2016

Ditch the Car & Grab Your Bike:

Summer Bike Challenge Comes to Martinez

511 Contra Costa is rolling out a new summertime recreational bike promotion in Martinez. The Summer Bike Challenge provides fun, healthy, no cost summer recreation that challenges participants to explore their hometown from the seat of a bicycle.


I-680 Express Lanes Construction Notice - Nighttime Ramp & Lane Closure
May 10, 2016Upcoming construction activity for the Express Lanes on I-680 between Walnut Creek and San Ramon requires a temporary, nighttime ramp closure. The construction activity will include the installation of conduit under the ramp to connect to power sources. The following ramp closure is scheduled:

The southbound I-680 Rudgear Rd. on-ramp is scheduled to be closed from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night Monday, May 16 through Friday, May 20.

CRV Beverage Container Buyback Locations in Martinez
News ImageMay 5, 2016Due to a decline in scrap values and commodity prices, a number of CRV recycling centers in California have shut down. Though some recycling centers have closed in Martinez and the surrounding areas, there are two businesses still offering CRV buybacks within the City.

Message from the Chief of Police
May 1, 2016

What's Inside...

• Swearing in Ceremony

• Canine Patrol

• Snapshots of Police Activity in the Past Month

PRESS RELEASE | Appointment of Brad Kilger
April 29, 2016
The Martinez City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Kilger to the position of City Manager for the City of Martinez. The City Council will make the appointment at its May 4, 2016 Council Meeting.

"Brad brings to us the perfect blend of professional experience, and creative leadership," said Mayor Rob Schroder. Mr. Kilger was selected from a candidate pool of about 40 that emerged from a national search conducted by Bob Murray and Associates who undertook a formal recruitment process for the City.


2016 Mini Motorland
April 4, 2016Mini Motorland 2016 held at the Martinez Amphitheatre Saturday was a huge success. There were approximately 180 mini motorists.


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