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The City of Oakley is accepting applications to fill a vacancy seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging. The application process is open until filled. The term will commence immediately upon appointment by the Oakley City Council and approval by the Board of Supervisors. The term will expire October 10, 2021.
Applications will be considered by the Oakley City Council during a regularly scheduled meeting on August 11, 2020, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall located at 3231 Main Street, Oakley, California. Applicants are encouraged to be available during the meeting to be interviewed remotely.
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 typically meets the third Wednesday of each month, 9:30a.m.-11:30a.m. at 500 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill; however due to County orders related to COVID-19, meetings are being held remotely via Zoom. Once shelter-in-place orders are lifted, meetings will resume in Pleasant Hill. Additional information may be obtained by visiting the County’s website at www.co.contra-costa.ca.us or by phone at (925) 602-4175.
Applicants should be aware that upon appointment, an additional application and financial disclosure documents are required to be completed for the County which must be approved by the Board of Supervisors. Also, applicants may be required to participate in a sub-committee(s). For details, please contact Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Senior Staff Representative Anthony Maciasat (925) 602-4175.
Applications are available on the City’s website by clicking here, by email or by mail. For questions regarding applications, please contact Libby Vreonis at email@example.com or (925) 625-7000.
The dedicated staff of the City of Oakley have continued to provide critical public services during the COVID-19 pandemic. City staff has done an excellent job in maintaining a continuity of operations using a mix of intermittent work on-site and in the field, and work performed remotely via technology. Strict safety protocols will continue to be followed as more of the City staff are able to return to work on-site at City Hall starting June 1st. City Hall will continue to be closed to the public and in-person meetings will only be held by appointment. In most instances residents requesting information and assistance from City staff can merely call or set up a meeting via technology to obtain that information and an in-person meeting is not necessary. If you would like to speak to a member of City staff and do not know the number or email, you can call 925-625-7000, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will respond to you promptly.
The Community Development Department is closed to the public until further notice. The Building Department will be processing and issuing electronic submittals only. Inspections will take place as long as each project complies with the direction provided in the County’s Health Officer’s Order.
Please refer to the links below:
Small Construction Project Protocol – https://813dcad3-2b07-4f3f-a25e-23c48c566922.filesusr.com/ugd/ee8930_8e95f4cb0adb4919a3535a7925c72fd5.pdf
Large Construction Projects Protocol – https://813dcad3-2b07-4f3f-a25e-23c48c566922.filesusr.com/ugd/ee8930_a9bc784d162546c0b5b0e0fb44084b44.pdf
For the Building Division, please e-mail email@example.com with questions about active building permits, or to discuss procedures for submitting new applications. Please be patient with us given the extreme limitations this presents.
For the Planning Division, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to discuss procedures for submitting new applications.
For the Code Enforcement Division, please e-mail email@example.com with questions or to report a violation. Please note that due to the County’s order, Code Enforcement is only responding to life, health and safety issues.
For updated information about COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.cchealth.org
The Great American Takeout asks Americans to join a nationwide Superhero Salute to recognize local heroes like our first responders, medical workers, grocery store and restaurant employees, teachers, and mail carriers.
Families across the country have supported struggling restaurants every Tuesday for the past five weeks during The Great American Takeout. During the Superhero Salute, diners are encouraged to recognize a local hero while sharing their takeout order online.
Eight participants in the Superhero Salute will receive $100 gift cards to keep and the honor of awarding their hero with a $500 catered meal for their workplace, courtesy of The Coca-Cola Company and Tyson Foods. Additionally, 250 winners will get to stream the superhero movie of their choice for free, courtesy of the movie lovers’ streaming service Row8.
To enter for a chance to win:
- Order takeout or delivery on Tuesday, April 28
- Post a photo of your takeout with the hashtags #TheGreatAmericanTakeout and #SuperheroSweepstakes
- Tag your local hero
- Tag @TheGATakeout (on Twitter) or @thegreatamericantakeout (on Instagram)
Full sweepstakes terms and conditions are available viewable at the website.
Below is a list of Oakley Restaurants and how you can order and take part in the Great American Takeout!
|Name||Phone Number||DoorDash||GrubHub||Postmates||Uber Eats||Seamless||Other|
|7 Mares Grill||925-679-3795|
|Black Bear Diner||925-625-3555||Yes||Yes||Black Bear Diner website|
|Guanatos Ice Cream||925-625-2990||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|La Michoacana Bakery||925-625-0309|
|Little Caesars||925-625-5800||Little Caesars App|
|Mr. Pickles Sandwhich Shop||925-684-4060||Yes||Yes||Mr. Pickles Website|
|Mountain Mike's Pizza||925-625-0770||Mountain Mike's Pizza|
|Providence Bar & Eatery||925-625-0292||Yes|
|Round Table Pizza||925-625-1700||Round Table Pizza website|
|Silver River Restaurant||925-625-9783||Yes|
|Subway (2005 Main Street)||925-625-5767||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Subway website|
|Subway (4514 Main Street)||925-626-7789||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Subway website|
|Tortas Ahogadas El Tio||925-626-5773|
|Tu Jalisco Mexican Restaurant||925-679-8806||Yes|
|Uncle Wong||925-625-0607||Yes||Yes||Yes||Uncle Wong website|
|Domino's Pizza||925-625-5555||Domino's Pizza website|
|Dutch Bros Coffee|
|Jack in the Box||925-625-5931||Yes||Yes|
|Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen||925-420-6433||Yes||Yes|
It’s time for your kids to put on their creativity hat and show us how they repurpose, reuse, upcycle to honor our earth! Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery is hosting an art contest for children. To view a full list of rules and to learn how to submit an entry click here.
The City of Oakley wants to help you connect with fun, educational, and interesting ways that you can stay active, and engaged. We will continue to update this page and post more ideas to our Instagram page. If you have a great idea you would like to share tag us on Instagram @oakleyrecreation.
- Go for a hike, some East Bay Regional Park District parks and trails are open, however other park amenities will be closed so plan ahead to bring water. Click here for a visit their website for a lists of trails you can visit.
- Enjoy a streaming workout by yourself or with your family:
- Check out some of these amazing zoos and museums
- Enjoy virtual storytime with the Contra Costa County Library on their YouTube channel
- Build an epic fort (take a picture and tag us on Instagram)
- Take an adventure through a book or movie series (Some of our favorite places are: The Shire, Hogwarts, Asgard, Narnia, The Emerald City, and a Galaxy Far, Far Away)
- Enter the Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery Earth Day Kid’s Art Contest (Deadline April 30th)
- There are online classes through CCC Library and other sources :
- Follow City of Oakley on Facebook by clicking here and sign up for our e-news letter by clicking here.
- Visit Engage in Oakley and provide your input on our upcoming Strategic Plan.
- Click here to learn about the Small Business Association loans for disaster recovery.
- Read the Shelter In Place ordered by Contra Costa County.
During these uncertain times, please be vigilant that the information you receive about COVID-19 is accurate and well-sourced. The City of Oakley has collected the following comprehensive list of information and resources that are currently available to the public.
CITY COVID-19 POLICIES
- Social Distancing & Individual Responsibility Policy
- Policy & Protocols for Temperature Testing & Symptom Screening
NEWS & UPDATES
- The Regional Shelter in Place order has been extended to May 31st, click here to view the new order.
- Effective April 22nd, Contra Costa County orders requires face covering be worn in public by individuals over the age of 12 when interacting with others outside the home and especially in settings where many people are present including work, gas stations, riding public transit etc. Learn how to make your own face covering using items around the house from the CDC by clicking here.
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides daily updates on the virus, including statistics at www.hhs.gov/about/news/coronavirus/index.html.
- Para obtener información en español, visite nuestra página del https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/DIRECTRICES-DEL-PRESIDENTE-SOBRE-EL-CORONAVIRUS.pdf
- The California Department of Public Health also provides regular updates at the state level at https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/OPA/Pages/New-Release-2020.aspx.
- Contra Costa County Health Services provides local updates regularly at https://cchealth.org
RESOURCES FOR BUSINESS
Click here to visit the City of Oakley Economic Development page, filled with resources to help businesses.
Facebook has grants available for small businesses in Contra Costa County, learn more by clicking here. Small businesses can also set up digital giftcards to allow people to support businesses during this time.
MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITIES IN THE AREA
RESOURCES REGARDING UNEMPLOYMENT AND DISABILITY INSURANCE
- For information about receiving paid sick leave and benefits from the state, please visit https://www.labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019/#chart
- If you are an employer or small business owner seeking information about payroll loans, visit https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources.
- For information about the Federal Small Business Admin Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program should visit http://www.sba.gov/page/guidance-businesses-employers-plan-respond-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
- Individuals wishing to apply for state unemployment insurance, should visit https://www.edd.ca.gov/claims.htm
- To file for disability insurance if you have been diagnosed with the virus or are a caretaker for someone who has been diagnosed, visit www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm
- California Coronavirus Resources (including financial, small business, immigrant resources, etc.)https://covid19.ca.gov/
- WELL-BEING AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Those experiencing anxiety and stress can find mental health resources at https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf
- For food and nutrition resources, visit the Food bank of Contra Costa & Solano at foodbankccs.org. The county food bank also has special programs for children and seniors. They are also accepting donations, with more information available on their website.
- For more information and updates about Oakley schools, including free food resources for students, visit www.ouesd.k12.ca.us
- The income tax deadline has been extended from April 15th to July 15th, for more information, visit www.irs.gov
- The California Department of Motor Vehicles has announced a 60-day grace period for transactions that have a deadline of March 16th or later and require an office visit including renewal of license for drivers 70 and older and renewal of a registration expired for more than 90 days. Visit www.dmv.ca.gov for more information.
STATEWIDE MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS
Click here to view the state wide moratorium on evictions.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
- Learn about homeschooling options through Love of Learning by clicking here.
- Visit our virtual Recreation Center for games, crafts, and other activity ideas to keep you and your family entertained and engaged while social distancing.
Finally, a lot of us want to reach out and help during this trying time and that’s a wonderful instinct. Visit https://californiavolunteers.ca.gov/get-involved/covid-19/ to search for volunteer opportunities in the area.
Please be advised all City facilities, including City Hall, the Recreation Center, parks, playgrounds and associated facilities will be CLOSED to the public effective 6:00 pm tonight, March 16, 2020 until April 8, 2020.
Essential services, such as Police services, will remain functioning.
The closure is a precaution to help slow the transmission of COVID-19 and consistent with the “shelter in place” order issued by the Contra Costa Health Services earlier this afternoon. To see the order click here.
All City of Oakley meetings (including the March 24th City Council meeting), events, rentals, classes and programs are cancelled through the morning of April 8, 2020. With full operations re-commencing on that day.