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

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 vreonis@ci.oakley.ca.us or (925) 625-7000.

City Staff is here to serve!

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 info@ci.oakley.ca.us and someone will respond to you promptly.

Community Development Closed to Public

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 building@ci.oakley.ca.us 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 planning@ci.oakley.ca.us with questions or to discuss procedures for submitting new applications.

For the Code Enforcement Division, please e-mail code-enforcement@ci.oakley.ca.us 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

Great American Takeout Superhero Salute Tuesday, April 28th

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!

NamePhone NumberDoorDashGrubHubPostmatesUber EatsSeamlessOther
7 Mares Grill925-679-3795
Black Bear Diner925-625-3555YesYesBlack Bear Diner website
Guanatos Ice Cream925-625-2990YesYesYes
La Costa 925-625-1515
La Michoacana Bakery925-625-0309
Los Charros925-679-8400
Little Caesars925-625-5800Little Caesars App
Mr. Pickles Sandwhich Shop925-684-4060YesYesMr. Pickles Website
Mountain Mike's Pizza925-625-0770Mountain Mike's Pizza
Providence Bar & Eatery925-625-0292Yes
Round Table Pizza925-625-1700Round Table Pizza website
Savor House925-679-1888YesYesYes
Sabrina's Pizzeria925-625-2540Yes
Silver River Restaurant925-625-9783Yes
Subway (2005 Main Street) 925-625-5767YesYesYesYesSubway website
Subway (4514 Main Street)925-626-7789YesYesYesYesSubway website
Taquiza Limon925-684-4102Yes
Tortas Ahogadas El Tio925-626-5773
Tu Jalisco Mexican Restaurant925-679-8806Yes
Uncle Wong925-625-0607YesYesYesUncle Wong website
Burger King925-679-8789YesYesYes
Carl's Jr. 925-778-5472Yes
Domino's Pizza925-625-5555Domino's Pizza website
Dutch Bros Coffee
Jack in the Box925-625-5931YesYes
McDonalds925-754-6114YesYes
Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen925-420-6433YesYes
Taco Bell925-625-2330YesYes

Virtual Recreation Center

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.

A Comprehensive List of Links & Resources on COVID-19

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

NEWS & UPDATES

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

  •  California Coronavirus Resources (including financial, small business, immigrant resources, etc.)https://covid19.ca.gov/
  • 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

DEADLINES EXTENDED

  • 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

VOLUNTEERING

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.

Emergency Declaration

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.