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2018 Shop Oakley Coupon Book

In an effort to promote businesses in Oakley, the City instituted a Shop Oakley program in 2016.  The program centers around a coupon booklet with a variety of promotions and discounts to provide consumers with an incentive to shop locally.  Up to 30 businesses participate each year.

If you have a business in Oakley, we invite you to submit an application to have a coupon in this year’s booklet.  This program provides a great opportunity for free advertising for your business and there is no fee to participate. (Businesses must be located in Oakley).

The coupon booklet is FREE to consumers and will be available in early March at City Hall and at participating businesses.  The booklets are also distributed at community events throughout the year.

 Space is limited in this program and the deadline is Jan. 26th OR until space in the booklet is full.  For an application click here or contact Cindy Coelho at:  coelho@ci.oakley.ca.us or calling (925) 625-7044.

Relocation Impact Study and Last Resort Housing Plan

The City of Oakley (City) is interested in acquiring property to allow for the extension of O’Hara Avenue to the north, the widening of Main St. and the development of the long-planned access road. If the property is acquired, the City will provide Relocation Assistance to the property occupants in accordance with California Relocation Assistance Law (Government Code §7260, et seq.) and implementing regulations found in the California Code of Regulations, Title 25, Chapter 6. Persons who are displaced as a result of a public project may be eligible to receive advisory and monetary assistance to help them secure replacement housing that is affordable to them.
As part of the planning process, the City is caused a Draft Relocation Impact Study and Last Resort Housing Plan (Draft Plan) to be prepared. That Draft Plan considers the needs of the impacted occupants and addresses the availability of potential replacement sites in the surrounding area. Most importantly, the Draft Plan describes the City’s commitment to provide relocation assistance to eligible occupants.

The public is invited to review a copy of the Draft Plan and submit comments. The public’s input will help to shape the Final Plan that will be included in the presentation to the Oakley City Council on January 23, 2018. If any members of the public would like to make comments on the Draft Plan, they should contact the City’s Relocation Consultant, Ms. Emily Plurkowski of AR/WS, Inc. at (925) 691-8500 or eplurkowski@arws.com.

All comments must be submitted within 30 days of this posting, by January 20, 2018. A copy of the Draft Plan is available  by clicking here and at City Hall located at 3231 Main Street, Oakley, CA during regular business hours.

City of Oakley Seeks Applicants to Fill Seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council for the next two-year term, October 12, 2017 through October 11, 2019. The application deadline is Friday, September 8, 2017 at 5 p.m. Applications will be considered by the Oakley City Council on September 26, 2017 at its regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall located at 3231 Main Street, Oakley, California. Applicants are encouraged to attend to be interviewed.

The Advisory Council on Aging is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to advise them on all matters associated with the planning, development and administration of programs relating to older adults in accordance with the Older Americans Act. The Advisory Council on Aging meets the third Wednesday of each month, 9:30a.m.-11:30a.m. in Pleasant Hill, California. Additional information may be obtained by visiting the County’s website at www.co.contra-costa.ca.us or by phone at (925) 602-4172.

Applicants should be aware that upon appointment, an additional application and disclosure documents are required to be completed for the County. For details, please contact Staff Representative Jaime Ray at (925) 602-4172.

Applications are available at the Oakley City Clerk’s Office located at 3231 Main Street, Oakley, California or on the City’s website by clicking here. For questions regarding applications, please contact Libby Vreonis at vreonis@ci.oakley.ca.us  or (925) 625-7013.

City of Oakley Seeks Applicants for the Contra Costa Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) maintains a standing Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to provide citizen perspective, participation and involvement in the CCTA’s Transportation Expenditure Plan and Growth Management Program.

To become a member of the CAC, you must reside within the City of Oakley and the Oakley City Council must take formal action to confirm your membership on the Committee. Appointees serve at the will and pleasure of the Oakley City Council and are required to provide the Oakley City Council quarterly updates, preferably at its Council meetings.

CAC meetings are scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the CCTA’s Walnut Creek offices at 2999 Oak Road, Suite 100. CAC members are appointed to serve for a four-year term (the next term commencing August 12, 2017) without compensation from either the CCTA or the City of Oakley. Members will, however, receive reimbursement from the CCTA for travel expenses to and from the CAC meetings.  More information regarding transportation projects and programs can be found by visiting the CCTA website at www.ccta.net.

To apply, please click here or contact the City Clerk’s Office at (925) 625-7013 or vreonis@ci.oakley.ca.us for an application. Applications should be returned to the City Clerk’s Office located at Oakley City Hall, 3231 Main Street, Oakley, California 94561. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, July 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. The Oakley City Council will consider applications at its regularly scheduled meeting to be held Tuesday, August 8, 2017, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting to be interviewed.

Oakley City Council Seeks Applications for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board

The City of Oakley is seeking applications from Oakley residents who would like to serve as the City’s representative on the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) Board.  Two seats on the Board are available. The terms will commence when the Oakley City Council appoints the Board members and will expire in November 2018 when the Board moves from appointed members to an elected Board. Appointees serve at the will and pleasure of the City Council.

Applications are available on the City’s website by clicking here, at City Hall, or may be requested via email at vreonis@ci.oakley.ca.us. Completed applications must be submitted prior to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. All applications are public record. It is anticipated that appointments will be considered by the Oakley City Council on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 during the City Council meeting scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at 3231 Main Street, Oakley, California. All applicants are encouraged to attend the May 23rd meeting to be interviewed.

The ECCFPD was established in 2002 with the consolidation of the Bethel Island, East Diablo and Oakley-Knightsen Fire Protection Districts. The ECCFPD serves the cities of Oakley and Brentwood, as well as the unincorporated areas of East County, including Bethel Island, Byron, Discovery Bay and Knightsen.

 The ECCFPD Board currently meets regularly the first Monday of every month in  Brentwood City Hall located at 150 City Park Way, Brentwood, CA 94513 beginning at 6:30 p.m.. Additional special meetings may be called by the Board at its discretion. Board members are required to provide the Oakley City Council quarterly updates. There is no compensation provided for Board members.

Now Accepting Junior Recreation Leader Applications

Come be the future of Recreation!

The Junior Recreation Leader Program is designed to give students, ages 13 – 16, a chance to gain first hand experience in the recreation field, which can prepare them for a variety of jobs in several fields. Currently the Junior Recreation Leader Program only takes place during the Summer.

Jr. Recs are assigned to a Recreation Leader to help with various tasks related to a project such as Summer Blaze Day Camp and Cityhood Celebration. They shadow a Recreation Leader, learning skills along the way, and help to provide valuable assistance to the program coordinator. Jr. Recs often work with small children and should realize that there is an extreme responsibility in providing a safe, fun, healthy, and clean environment for the participants of the programs.

Jr. Recreation Leaders will be able to place this title and job experience on their resumes and the City of Oakley can be listed as a reference. Though there is no guarantee of a job offer, exceptional Jr. Recreation Leaders may even be recruited for future employment with the City of Oakley, or with various other Recreational Organizations.

Applications are available by clicking here. (THIS IS NOT A PAID POSITION)

Now Accepting Cityhood Vendor Applications

The City of Oakley will be hosting our annual Cityhood Celebration on Saturday, July 1st, 2017. We invite you to join us to sell your wares, market your business and
share your message.

We are inviting the following type of vendors to participate: food vendors, arts & crafts, service, retail and non-profit organizations. Vendor space is limited and
applications are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Download an application by clicking here.

Purchase Taste of Oakley Tickets

The 3rd annual Taste of Oakley will be held on Saturday, May 13th from 6 – 8pm at City Hall, 3231 Main Street.

Join us as we sample delicious food from a variety of local restaurants, caterers and grocers. Tickets are $10 and space is limited to 100 guests.  Tickets can be purchased online by clicking here or in person at City Hall.  This event has sold out each year so don’t delay in purchasing your tickets!

The following businesses will be participating – Lucia’s Baked Delights, Lucky Supermarkets, Tasha’s Dynamite Bakery, Taquiza Limon, C & C BBQ, Grocery Outlet, 2 Legit 2  BBQ, Jalisco’s, Sabrina’s Pizzeria and Black Bear Diner.

For  more information, call Cindy at (925) 625-7044 or email: Coelho@ci.oakley.ca.us