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City of Oakley Seeks Applicants to Fill Vacancy Seat on 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. The appointee will serve the remainder of a four-year term which will expire in August 2021.

CAC meetings are scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm in the CCTA’s Walnut Creek offices located at 2999 Oak Road, Suite 100. CAC members are appointed to serve without compensation. Members will, however, receive reimbursement from the CCTA for travel expenses to and from the CAC meetings.  CAC Bylaws are attached for additional information. More information regarding transportation projects and programs can be found by visiting the CCTA website at www.ccta.net.

To apply, please download the application below or contact the City Clerk’s Office at (925) 625-7013 or vreonis@ci.oakley.ca.us to obtain 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, April 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The Oakley City Council will consider applications at its regularly scheduled meeting to be held Tuesday, May 14, 2019, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting to be interviewed.

Oakley Police Mentoring Program

Police Mentoring Program Flyer (includes dates)

The Oakley Police Mentoring Program serves to encourage FHS students to learn more about law enforcement and interact with staff from our Police Department. To apply, students must download and complete the Mentee Application and Liability Waiver. Students can complete the application online by clicking here, but they still need to submit the waiver to City Hall. Deadline to apply: March 8, 2019.

For more information, contact Gabriela at banos@ci.oakley.ca.us or 925-625-7011.

Oakley Youth in Government Day

The Oakley Youth Advisory Council is excited to present Oakley Youth in Government Day. This program will provide Oakley youth the opportunity to experience what it is like to work for the City of Oakley. This event will provide students job shadowing experience, with staff from various departments in the City of Oakley including Planning, Engineering and more. The day will conclude with a mock City Council meeting where
the participants will play the role of Council members and staff. Applications are available online at www.oakleyinfo.com, and must be submitted by Friday, March 1st . For more information contact Lindsey at bruno@ci.oakley.ca.us or 925‐625‐7042.

Utility Box Mural Project

The City of Oakley invites artists to participate in the third installment of the Utility Box Mural Project, in conjunction with the Oakley’s 20th Anniversary.

The City of Oakley is seeking artists to showcase their artwork on utility boxes located throughout Oakley. The goal of this project is to beautify Oakley, deter unsightly graffiti on utility boxes, and bring art into unexpected places. Utility boxes should reflect the surrounding environment and showcase Oakley’s rich history and our unique appeal as A Place for Families in the Heart of the Delta.

Applications must be submitted to the City of Oakley Recreation Division at 3231 Main Street, Oakley CA 94561 by 6:00 p.m., February 28, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. To download a copy of the Call for Artists please click below.

Submit Your Ideas for the 20th Anniversary Time Capsule

The 20th Anniversary Ad-Hoc Committee wants your feedback on what should be included in the time capsule to be placed in the new Recreation Center. Submit your ideas for objects or artifacts that represent Oakley’s past and present, by clicking here.  

For more information about this program and other 20th Anniversary Celebration activities please contact Lindsey at bruno@ci.oakley.ca.us

Oakley’s 20th Anniversary Celebration and Community Art Project at the Oakley Library

The celebration kicks off at the Oakley Library on Wednesday, January 16 at 6:30 p.m. with a storytime led by Mayor Claire Alaura and Oakley’s first mayor Pat Anderson, followed by a community art project.

Tiles painted at this event will be used in the new Oakley Recreation Center. As always, library programs and events are free of charge. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Oakley.

The 20th Anniversary Committee has events and activities planned throughout 2019 to help honor and celebrate Oakley’s past while looking toward the future.

For more information on the kick-off event, please visit ccclib.org or call the Oakley Library at 925-625-2400. For more information on Oakley’s 20th Anniversary, please contact the City of Oakley Recreation Division at 925-625-7041.