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Message from the Chief of Police
May 1, 2016

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• Swearing in Ceremony

• Canine Patrol

• Snapshots of Police Activity in the Past Month
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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.


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Oos Ahs and Giggles
April 29, 2016Over 80 people young and old came and enjoyed the first Oos Ahs and Giggles show of the season. Randal Mcgee and Goark entertained the audience with creative storytelling.

OOs Ahs & Giggles is a free performing arts program, made possible by the Martinez Restaurant Tour held each October. Recreation organizes the event and all proceeds go towards paying for the performers. The next show is scheduled for May 4, @ 3:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers with Magician Timothy James.

Traffic Delays on Marina Vista & Pacheco Blvd.
April 29, 2016Shell will be undergoing a variety of work this spring, beginning May and lasting through mid-June for planned maintenance at the facility. Areas that may be impacted most will be:

Marina Vista between I-680 and Shell Avenue
Pacheco Blvd. between I-680 to near Howe Road

Should you have questions, comments, or concerns, please contact the environmental hotline at (925) 313-3777.

More information can be found here.

Another Great Earth Day Event at the John Muir National Historic Site
News ImageApril 27, 2016

Another Great Earth Day Event at the John Muir National Historic Site

On Saturday, April 23rd, the City celebrated Earth Day and John Muir's Birthday at the John Muir National Historic Site alongside approximately 50 other exhibitors and hundreds of community patrons.


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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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The City of Martinez is now accepting applications for Police Records Clerk
April 4, 2016The City of Martinez is now accepting applications for Police Records Clerk. Please click the link below for more details and filing instructions.

Police Records Clerk


Martinez City News | April 2016
April 1, 2016

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• City doubles efforts in conserving water

• Construction updates

• Message from the Chief of Police


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Sand & Sandbag Locations
News ImageMarch 10, 2016The City of Martinez has designated the following four (4) locations for the stockpiling of sand and one (1) location for sand bags

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NO-COST Energy and Water Upgrades for Residents of Martinez – Sign Up Now!
March 10, 2016For the third year in a row, Rising Sun Energy Center's California Youth Energy Services (CYES) Program will provide Martinez residents with no-cost energy and water conservation services through a partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), Contra Costa Water District, and the City of Martinez. The City receives additional program support from lead local sponsors, Tesoro Foundation ($10,000) and Republic Services ($5,000).
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CERT Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Response Classes Start Soon
News ImageMarch 3, 2016CERT Emergency Preparedness Classes start soon

Martinez CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Training starts in the next month. Sessions begin on Tuesday Evening March 15 or Saturday Morning April 9. The 20 hour classes will teach you how to get prepared for a disaster and emergency response when an event occurs. Check out our web site for more information on class session schedules. Martinezcert.org
Spring 2016

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Martinez City News | March 2016
March 1, 2016

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• Funding for Non-Profits
• Cool California Challenge - The Final Stretch
• Upcoming Events

...and many more!
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Martinez City News | February 2016
February 1, 2016What's Inside...

• Transportation Sales Tax Increase

• City & Republic Services Help Alhambra High School

• State of the City Breakfast with the Mayor & Police Chief Manjit Sappal


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Skyhawks Sports Offers Preschool Clinics!
News ImageJanuary 28, 2016

Kids tired of being cooped up inside? Get them outdoors playing with the great coaches of Skyhawks Sports Academy! Skyhawks offers preschool clinics in Tot Soccer, Tot Basketball, Tot Baseball, multi-sports and Mom/Dad & Me Sports. Great fun! Great skill development! Great Coaches! Skyhawks! For more information, go to www.skyhawks.com



Martinez Residential Organics Recycling Program Begins
News ImageJanuary 8, 2016Did you know that Martinez residents can now dispose of food scraps and other "organic" materials in their existing green carts?
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National Citizens Survey Results
News ImageDecember 22, 2015Summary of Key Findings from the City's First Participation in the National Citizens Survey (NCS) Conducted by National Research Center, Inc.

NCS Community Livability Report

NCS Dashboard Summary of Findings

NCS Open Ended Responses
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City of Martinez 2015-2016 Demographic Profile
May 8, 2015
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City Capital Projects Presentation
News ImageApril 14, 2015City Capital Projects Presentation - March 2015

Please see attached Presentation

Sidewalk Maintenance and Repair Ordinance
News ImageMarch 5, 2015The Martinez City Council unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 1384 on March 4, 2015. This Ordinance amended Title 12 of the City’s Municipal Code to add Chapter 12.31, Sidewalk Maintenance and Repair.

To read more about the Sidewalk Maintenance & Repair Ordinance and find out about the Martinez Sidewalk Repair Cost Sharing Reimbursement Program click here.


Report a Leak in the Street
News ImageFebruary 11, 2015

Report a Leak in the Street

If you discover a ruptured or leaking water main in the street, or a broken or leaking fire hydrant, please let the City know immediately so we can correct the problem. These conditions may seem minor at the time but can become a serious problem if left unattended.


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