Tag: infrastructure

MUSD update on Measure R improvements

| August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) will welcome about 4,200 students when school starts this week. The school board kicked-off the fall semester with a busy agenda including an update on the status of the $120 million Measure R school facility improvements at the Aug. 12 meeting. John Muir Elementary will be […]

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County projects update in historic Martinez

County projects update in historic Martinez

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County (CCC) has two active building projects in Martinez, and one of them will have a profound effect on the appearance and convenience of downtown. More than 100 people are working on the two Hensel Phelps Construction projects to get them completed on time. The CCC Public Safety and Emergency […]

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Martinez Marina planning workshop tonight

Martinez Marina planning workshop tonight

| July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Tonight there is a community workshop/meeting to find out what the public would like to have or do at the Marina. The City must create a Martinez Trust Lands Use Plan (TLUP) for 68-acres contiguous to the waterfront and submerged lands. Parcels of land in that area are owned by East Bay […]

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Funds for infrastructure mean lighting and road projects

| July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By DANA GUZZETTI Martinez News-Gazette Reporter MARTINEZ, Calif. – With the passage of municipal Measure D and funds from California State SB1, there has been road work all over Martinez this summer. Deputy Director of Public Works Don Salts gave the City council Infrastructure Subcommittee an update on the projects, answered questions about the quality […]

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Council eyes construction projects plan tonight

Council eyes construction projects plan tonight

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council will decide tonight whether to adopt its five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP), a list of projects that carries through to Fiscal Year 2023-24. The Council updates its capital improvement projects five-year list every two years, and allocates the funds for the first two years, according to a report by […]

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Council eyes five-year capital improvement program update

Council eyes five-year capital improvement program update

| June 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council is looking ahead to the next five years, determining what capital improvements will be included in the current and future budget adoptions. During Wednesday’s budget workshop, Interim City Engineer Randy Leptien shared a five-year list of projects, of which the first two are funded in the 2019-21 budget that […]

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Marina Vista Street Closure

Marina Vista Street Closure

| April 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Contra Costa County Public Works to Close a Section of Marina Vista Avenue in Martinez Due to Construction of the New Administrative Building April 23, 2019, Martinez, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works will close a section of Marina Vista Avenue on Wednesday, April 24th for the placement of the off-site sanitary sewer for […]

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PRMCC recommends priorities for park projects

PRMCC recommends priorities for park projects

| April 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – When the Martinez City Council addresses the city’s 2019-21 Capital Improvement Projects Hidden Lakes Park’s restrooms should top the list of park improvements, the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission decided Tuesday. Commissioner Richard Patchin urged the panel to recommend the restroom overhaul as the first of the list, and others agreed […]

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County celebrates new building’s ‘top out’

County celebrates new building’s ‘top out’

| March 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The last piece of structural steel has been placed on the new Contra Costa County Administration Building. County officials marked that achievement Tuesday with a “topping out” ceremony. Susan Shiu, the county’s director of the Office of Communications and Media, called the topping-out “a significant milestone for the project.” Construction began in […]

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Cannabis ordinance proceeds despite splitting Council

Cannabis ordinance proceeds despite splitting Council

| March 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A divided Martinez City Council introduced a commercial cannabis ordinance Wednesday and urged its counsel to find a way to let Firefly, the only company with an active application, keep its place in line. If approved on second reading at a future meeting, the ordinance would allow two retail or dispensary operations; […]

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