County of Alameda, CA
County of Alameda, CA

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Alameda County Disaster Relief Fund open to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Fighting Hunger, Inspiring Giving Through "Stone Soup" Food Drive
Alameda County employees are finding creative ways to inspire the spirit of giving this holiday season by building displays constructed with cans, boxes and bags of donated food. The displays are being showcased in many County buildings until Tuesday, December 19. Press Release

Arts
2018 ARTSFUND Grants
The Alameda County Arts Commission announces the 2018 ARTSFUND Grants Program for Alameda County-based nonprofit organizations. Standard grants awards are $1,000 - $2,500 each. The application deadline is March 1, 2018. Learn more...

Property Taxes
Pay Your Property Taxes in Hayward
The Treasurer-Tax Collector will be accepting property tax payments by check, credit card online payments, e-check online payments, money orders or cashier’s check at their Hayward Office located at 224 W. Winton Avenue, Room 169. Unfortunately, at this time, they will not be accepting cash payments at this location. Since the due date falls on a weekend, they will honor December 11th payments without penalties (R&T Code 2705.5). Learn more...

Local
Women's Hall of Fame Nominations
The Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations. Nominate an outstanding woman today! Learn more...

Deadline
Property Taxes Due
This is a reminder that the 1st installment of the 2017-18 Secured Property Tax is due Monday, December 11, 2017 (R&T Code Sec. 2705.5, when December 10 falls on a weekend, the tax due date is next business day). If not paid by Monday, December 11, 2017 the tax will include a delinquent penalty of 10%. Pay online...

Road Closures
Redwood Road Reconstruction
Reconstruction work has begun and is expected to be completed by January 2018. The road remains closed to all motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians at mile marker 7.38. Learn more...

Recognition
Two Award-Winning LAFCo Commissioners
Two commissioners from the Alameda Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) received 2017 Achievement Awards from the California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions (CALAFCO) at the statewide group’s annual conference in October: Sblend Sblendorio (Outstanding CALAFCO Member) and Commissioner John Marchand (Outstanding Commissioner). Press release

County Wins Best Innovations Award
An innovative Alameda County program that empowers women to rebuild their lives following crises such as domestic violence and sexual assault has been named one of the 100 Best Innovations in County Government for 2017. Learn more...

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New Health Care Services Agency Director
The Board of Supervisors today announced its unanimous appointment of Colleen Chawla as the Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) Director after a national recruitment that sought the best candidates to fill this key leadership position, effective 12/18/17. Press release

Get Involved
Alameda County Joins WE ARE STILL IN
We Are Still In is a coalition of more than 2,300 local governments, states, businesses, investors, and universities representing more than 127 million Americans and $6.2 trillion of the U.S. economy. Press release

Arts
2017 Arts Leadership Awards
The Alameda County Arts Commission is pleased to recognize eight individuals for their achievements and contributions impacting the arts community and residents of Alameda County. Press release