|June 22, 2016The Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics is the movement's largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle, At its most basic level the Torch Run is an actual running event, in which officers and athletes run the Flame of Hope™ to the Opening Ceremonies of local Special Olympics competitions and State and National Games. Annually, more than 85,000 dedicated, compassionate and volunteer law enforcement officers participate in the torch run throughout 46 nations, 12 Canadian provinces and 50 US states.|
|June 21, 2016The City of Martinez is now accepting applications for Assistant City Manager. Please click the link below for more details and filing instructions. |
Assistant City Manager
|June 21, 2016The Golden Times Bulletin for July 2016 is now available.|
|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.
|June 10, 2016REPUBLIC 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.
|June 8, 2016|
Fourth of July Fireworks
Fireworks will light up the night at Martinez Shoreline Park, Monday, July 4, 2016. Join the crowd at the Waterfront or head over to your special viewing spot before 9:15 p.m.
|May 26, 2016|
The City has funded homeless advocacy programs designed to provide essential resources to our community's most vulnerable population since 2011. This work has been recently jeopardized when Contra Costa Homeless Outreach announced it would be discontinuing operations on June 30th.
Fortunately for the City, Tesoro stepped in and informed the City that its foundation had approved a three-year, $90K grant to support the City’s Homeless Outreach Initiative. Tesoro’s generous and timely investment will help the City continue this important work by contracting with a local homeless advocate experienced with assisting the homeless in Martinez.
Full Press Release
|May 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.
|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.
|May 9, 2016Martinez remained a strong competitor throughout the 2015-2016 CoolCalifornia Challenge thanks to the sustainability efforts of participating Martinez households.|
|May 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.|
|May 1, 2016|
• Swearing in Ceremony
• Canine Patrol
• Snapshots of Police Activity in the Past Month
|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.
|April 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.
|April 4, 2016Mini Motorland 2016 held at the Martinez Amphitheatre Saturday was a huge success. There were approximately 180 mini motorists. |
|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
|April 1, 2016|
• City doubles efforts in conserving water
• Construction updates
• Message from the Chief of Police
|March 1, 2016|
• Funding for Non-Profits
• Cool California Challenge - The Final Stretch
• Upcoming Events
...and many more!
|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
|January 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