Public Works – March Updates

Wastewater Collection Our wastewater collection cleaning crew is currently working on Brookside Drive cleaning approximately 4,000 feet of sewer pipe each day. These procedures reduce the inconveniences and environmental effects of a sanitary sewer spill to members of our community. This also reduces FOG (Fats, Oils, and Grease) related issues in the sewer system. A friendly reminder about FOG: Fats, Oils and Grease. Fats, oils and greases are natural by-products of the cooking and food preparation process. Scrape and wipe Read More …

Downtown Antioch Cleanup

We’re serious about addressing illegal dumping in our City. In response to this ongoing problem, our Code Enforcement Manager Curt Michael is working with our garbage provider Republic Services to organize Antioch’s first Clean-Up Day on Saturday, April 27th. Specific neighborhoods in downtown will be invited to participate in this no-cost event where just about everything except engines, car parts, tires, appliances, dirt, concrete, paint, oil, and other hazardous materials will be accepted. We plan on continuing this event throughout Read More …

Antioch Recharges with New Supercharging Station

Antioch recharges with new supercharging station Antioch, CA – A new Tesla Supercharger Station is open in Antioch, in the Target parking lot on Lone Tree Way. The station infuses Antioch with even more opportunity. Joining a global charging network of 1,441 locations and counting, the new station will encourage travelers and locals to plug in while exploring the Slatten Ranch shopping area and other local businesses. The station will include 10 Tesla Superchargers and 4 ChargePoint chargers. “We are Read More …

City of Antioch 2019 Service Awards

City staff along with Mayor Wright and the rest of the City Council gathered to recognize employees between 5 and 30-years of service for Antioch. I want to congratulate everyone who received an award and give a special thanks to Senior Public Works Inspector Kraig Hansen for his 30+ years of dedicated service. Kraig began his career in the Public Works Water Distribution Division and now leads our team that provides inspection services for new development, capital improvements, encroachment permits Read More …

Antioch Police Department Honored as “Friends of Education”

Antioch Police Department ACSA

Chief Brooks was honored to attend the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), Delta Charter (East Contra Costa) Recognition Dinner at the Lone Tree Golf and Event Center. The ACSA awarded the Antioch Police Department with their “Friends of Education Award.” The award was presented to us for our on-going efforts to connect with students by visiting their campuses with our K9 officers doing demonstrations, educating students on the use of 9-1-1 and just hanging out during recess. We value Read More …

Food Truck Thursday Returns

Antioch Food Truck Thursday

The Foodie Crew and the City of Antioch Recreation Department are thrilled to announce that Food Truck Thursdays is back again for the third year in Antioch. Our official kick-off date will be Thursday, March 14th and we anticipate another fun and exciting season, bringing you 7-8 gourmet food and dessert trucks every Thursday from 5:00-9:00 p.m. until October 31st (except for July 4th). In addition to the array of trucks, we also will have The Guzzler Beer & Wine Read More …

Antioch Police Explorers Annual Crab Feed

Antioch Police Explorer

On Saturday, February 23rd the Antioch Police Explorers hosted a sold-out crowd, at their Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser. This community center event, delivered incredible raffle prizes and delicious food, enjoyed by friends, family, and Officers alike. This critical fundraising effort makes it possible for Police Explorers to attend training and competitions throughout the year. In 2018, the dedicated Antioch Police Explorers worked more than 3000 hours, serving both the Police Department and our community. The Police Explorer program allows us Read More …

Antioch Antioch Services: The Story of Delores and Williamina

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The story of Delores and Williamina When these two little matted dogs arrived in our lobby last week, our hearts ached for them. We don’t know their story, or how long it took for them to end up in such bad shape. We cannot stress enough to those who adopt or own, “fluffy dogs” how important it is for them to budget for regular grooming. The bottom line – matts hurt! Mats pull on, and pinch the skin, causing pain Read More …

How Does Your Water Meter Get Read?

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Have you ever wondered how your water meter is read? The Water Distribution Division of Public Works would like to share some insight into the Water Meter Program in this update. In the Water Meter Reading Unit, our Meter Reading personnel are primarily responsible for reading approximately 31,274 water meters each month. All meters are read monthly within a 28-31 day schedule. To read the meters, our City personnel use a meter reading truck outfitted with the appropriate meter reading Read More …

Owning Chickens within Antioch City Limits

Antioch City Code for Chickens Ducks

We are often asked if it is okay to keep backyard chickens. The short answer is, yes! The long answer is, Antioch Municipal Code requires that you obtain a permit to own fowl (chickens or ducks), in certain circumstances. A permit is required if you want to own more than ten fowl within the City limits, or if you’re going to own a rooster. The keeping of chickens and ducks in our City requires you to follow all pertinent City Read More …