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 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  or (925) 625-7013.

Oakley Leadership Academy to Offer a Behind the Scenes Look at City Government

The City of Oakley is inviting residents to participate in the 2017 Leadership Academy. The Academy is a free, interactive civic education program designed to provide those who live and work in Oakley with a breadth of background and knowledge of the intricacies of City operations and processes. The purpose of the Academy is to provide an interesting perspective into the working of Oakley, to develop civic leadership, and to build a stronger community through well-informed and engaged residents.

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For the Leadership Academy Program Flyer click here.

For the 2017 Leadership Academy Program Schedule click here.

To register for the 2017 Leadership Academy  click here.

Construction Update- August 8, 2017

Main Street will be closed to traffic Thursday night, August 10th from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Norcross Lane to 5th Street for paving preparation operations. In conjunction with this work, Diablo Water District will also be testing the water lines in this section of Main Street. Notifications will be delivered to all properties along the project route prior to the night work.

Construction Update- August 3, 2017

Tomorrow, the contractor will be working from 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. along Main Street between Norcross Ln to 2nd St. They will be conducting will preparatory within the medians for the upcoming landscaping work that will follow in the coming weeks.

Eastbound Main Street between Norcross Ln to 2nd St will be closed to thru traffic to accommodate this work. We will detour Eastbound traffic via Norcross Ln and Acme and back on Main Street. Westbound traffic on Main Street will flow in the regular pattern.

Construction Update- July 27, 2017

The construction project to renovate Main Street in Downtown Oakley is proceeding on schedule and the new improvements are taking shape.  The project’s new decorative sidewalks, curb and gutter in the section from Norcross Lane to 2nd Street are nearly complete and the work on the section from 2nd Street to 5th Street is currently underway. The construction of the new decorative brick bands, which will be in the new sidewalks and around the tree wells, has also started.

Over the coming weeks, new trees and median landscaping will be installed, along with new decorative street lights, and the installation of the new traffic signal at Main/Norcross. The final paving of the project is planned for later in August. The completion of the Downtown Oakley Renovation Project will bring much needed enhancements to this area and promote the economic vitality of Oakley.


Construction Update July 10th, 2017

The City’s contractor has finished setting up the formwork and will be pouring the new decorative sidewalks on Main Street from Norcross Ln to 2nd Street from Tuesday, July 11th through Friday, July 14th. Work will begin at 5:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m.

To accomplish this work as expeditiously and safely as possible, we will detour the Eastbound traffic around, through Acme Street as has been done in the past. Westbound traffic will continue to drive on Main Street as usual.

Construction Update June 29th, 2017

Work continues! The contractor will be pouring stamped concrete sections in the sidewalks beginning Friday, June 30th at 5:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. They will have two crews on site to expedite the work. Traffic along Main Street will be detoured to  Acme, Norcross Lane, and back to Main Street.

There will not be construction work occurring on Monday, July 3rd in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

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

To apply, please click here or contact the City Clerk’s Office at (925) 625-7013 or 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.

Construction Update- June 19th, 2017

You may have noticed that construction crews have started work on the new medians on Main Street. Tomorrow, Tuesday, they will be pouring concrete curbs, beginning at 4:00 a.m. in order for it to have cured properly amid this hot temperature. It is expected that median-related work will take about 4 hours each day and be completed before 8:00 a.m. in advance of the traffic picking up.

Due to the temperatures well above 100 degrees, the contractor will be monitoring all the trenches on Main Street to make sure that the temporary asphalt patches are stable and make touch-ups as needed.

Please be advised that beginning on Tuesday, June 20th Main Street will be closed from Norcross Lane to O’Hara Ave from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The street closure will allow for the contractor to excavate foundations for the new street lights in this section of downtown. This work is being performed at night to minimize traffic impacts to the public. Pedestrian access will be provided to all properties along the project route during this work. Notification flyers have been distributed to all properties along this section of downtown.

Downtown Construction Update

As part of the Main Street renovation project, the contractor will be pouring concrete for sidewalks on Main Street, from Norcross Lane moving east on Wednesday  (June 14th) and Thursday (June 15th) mornings beginning at 4:00 a.m. This will allow the concrete to set before the heat of the day. At night, the contractor will also be working on final grading of the site and installing irrigation and electrical conduits in the new median islands.