County Commission Seats Open

Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho is seeking motivated candidates to serve on the following County Commission advisory committees:


First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission

1 Alternate seat

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

The County commission adopts a County strategic plan for the support and improvement of early childhood development within the County.

The County Commission meets on the 1st Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. located at 1485 Enea Court, Suite 1200 in Concord.

Alcohol & Other Drugs Advisory Board

1 seat

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

The board assesses family and community needs regarding treatment and prevention of alcohol and drug abuse problems and provides input and recommendations on prevention, intervention, and treatment services to the Contra Costa Health Services Department, the Board of Supervisors, and the communities they serve.

The Board meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 3:45 p.m. located at the Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Division, 1220 Morello Avenue, Suite 200 in Martinez.

Economic Opportunity Council

1 seat

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

The Council holds public hearings to determine overall program goals for the Economic Opportunity Council.  They review fiscal and programmatic reports submitted by staff and the performance of Community Services Block Grant contractors and the Weatherization program services.

The Council meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. located at 40 Douglas Drive, Room 101 and 102 in Martinez.

Blackhawk County Service Area, P-2A

3 seats – current terms expiring 12/31/14

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Advise the Board of Supervisors and the Sheriff’s Department regarding community desires in the area of extended police protection.

The Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. located at the Blackhawk Police Department office in Blackhawk.

Background: The Board of Supervisors receives valuable input and community participation from numerous citizen advisory boards on a range of issues. Boards usually meet monthly on a regular basis.

Candidates for these positions must live in District 3 or any specified boundary area for special districts.  District 3 is comprised of the cities of Antioch, Oakley and Brentwood, and the unincorporated communities of Blackhawk, Diablo, Bethel Island, Byron, Knightsen and Discovery Bay.

You may also download an application from the County’s website at

Applications should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board’s office (925-335-1900) located at 651 Pine Street, Martinez, CA 94553.

For more information, including on how to apply to open seats on the County Commission, you may contact Supervisor Piepho’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Lea Castleberry at 925-252-4500 or  [email protected]