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What to expect on the ballot

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Mail-in ballots for General Election to be sent out Tuesday MARTINEZ, Calif. – Many registered voters in Contra Costa County will receive mail-in ballots for the 2016 Presidential General Election as early as this week. But whether or not residents mail in their ballots or choose to visit the polls ...

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Council approves parking lot fix-up

MARTINEZ, Calif. – During a special meeting of the Martinez City Council Tuesday night, a resolution was adopted to accept bids for a parking lot renovation. The lot is located off Ferry Street between Marina Vista Avenue and Escobar Street. The lot, including many of the curbs along the interior ...

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Local candidates pull papers to appear on November ballot

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Potential candidates are starting to trickle in for various seats and positions slated to appear on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot. In the race for two open seats on the Martinez City Council, incumbent Mark Ross, John Stevens and Noralea Gipner ...

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Council moves closer to adding road maintenance tax to ballot

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez City Council moved one step closer Wednesday evening (July 20) to putting a special tax measure on the Nov. 8 ballot that would address essential street/roadway maintenance and related infrastructure within the city limits that city officials called “a dire ...

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And the clever campaigning award goes to …

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Martinez City Council candidate John Stevens surprised parade goers Monday with fortune cookies. The fortunes? “JOHN STEVENS will be your next Martinez City Council Member.” Clever! Main Street Martinez rules forbade candidates from riding in the parade with election banners, but it looks like Stevens found a great way to ...

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New faces appointed to local commissions

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune Multiple new faces and a host of familiar ones were approved to serve on three local commissions by the Martinez City Council at its June 15 meeting. The following were appointed: Civil Service Commission: Johnathan Taylor Bash was appointed, and Sally Sweetzer reappointed. This body ...

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