City of Concord Offices Closed this Week

November 19, 2012 9:13 am · 4 comments

City of Concord offices will be closed from Monday, Nov. 19 through Friday, Nov. 23 for unpaid furlough days and the Thanksgiving holiday. Employees are taking 13 unpaid furlough days during the 2012-13 fiscal year, equivalent to a five-percent reduction in pay, to help balance the General Fund budget.

Offices to be closed include the Civic Center complex (1950 Parkside Drive), Public Works (1455 Gasoline Alley), the Concord Senior Citizens Center (2727 Parkside Circle), Police Headquarters (1350 Galindo St.), Willow Pass Center (2748 East Olivera Rd.) and Centre Concord (5298 Clayton Rd.). Concord Community Pool (3501 Cowell Rd.) will be open holiday hours from 10 a.m. to noon on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 12 and on Friday, Nov. 23, but closed for the furlough days and Thanksgiving Day.

Police patrol and dispatch operations will not be affected by the closures. A minimum number of non-sworn staff will continue on duty during the furlough days, primarily in an on-call capacity, to provide essential building inspection and maintenance services.

Safety Second November 19, 2012 at 2:24 PM

Great news…that means we won’t be harassed with micro regulations. Amazing how we’ll be able to survive without them. I say give them off the rest of the year.

Inspections ? November 19, 2012 at 7:09 PM

So if a home owner has a time critical project, (new roof / rain) they are S.O.L. ? Will insurance companies be suing city to recover damages?

@Inspections November 19, 2012 at 7:27 PM

That’s right it’s someone else’s fault for your poor planing.

bluebird November 19, 2012 at 7:40 PM

@ inspections # 2: You didn’t read the small print. It says, “A need for a permit on your part does not constitute our office being open to assist you. Have a nice day.”

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