CoCo to lift some mask requirements, Con Fire looking to fill vacancy

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(Courtesy of Contra Costa County)

Good Morning, it's October 20th. Below is a look at some of the most relevant and recent updates to Contra Costa County's municipal, legal and criminal departments.


The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) is looking to fill a Fire Investigator vacancy. The position is within the Bargaining Unit: Local 1230-Fire Suppression & Prevention. According to the posting, the position will close on Nov. 5. Click here for more information on the job posting.

Board of Supervisors and District Attorney

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday at 2:30 in a closed session meeting. Board meetings are televised on a number of local channels and can be streamed online here.

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office offered an update on the Nino Hood case from September.

Transportation and Utilities

The Contra Costa County Transportation Authority was awarded a $400,000 to develop Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) to "better define, analyze, and develop options to mitigate the environmental effects of projects throughout Contra Costa."

According to the PG&E outage map for Contra Costa County, there are four small (less than 50 customers affected) power outages throughout the county.


According to the Contra Costa County Health Department, the county will lift mask requirements in some indoor settings when everyone is fully vaccinated. Click here for a complete list of businesses that might participate.

The Contra Costa County Office of Education is sponsoring an event to help residents respond to the mental and emotional toll of the pandemic on Thursday, October 21 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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