County of Alameda, CA
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LOCAL
Cooling Centers in Operation During Heat Wave
With triple-digit temperatures hitting some parts of the East Bay, cooling centers have been set up in community centers, libraries and other facilities throughout Alameda County to help residents beat the heat. Cooling centers are for everyone, especially those at risk of getting a heat-related illness. Find your nearest cooling center here

ROAD CLOSURE
Niles Canyon Road Will Be Closed to Vehicles on 9/22
Niles Canyon Road will be closed to motor vehicles on Sunday, September 22, to give full access to the roadway to hikers, runners and bicyclists, for the "Stroll and Roll" and to raise awareness about a proposed new public trail through the scenic canyon. Press release...

Homelessness
County Leaders Meet to Address Homelessness Crisis
Alameda County convened an historic meeting of regional leaders to discuss a deepening homelessness problem and to promote collaboration as essential to solving it. Learn more...

PROPERTY TAXES
Unsecured Property Taxes Due

This is a reminder that the 2019-2020 Unsecured Property Tax is due by August 31, 2019. Because the 31st is a Saturday and September 2nd is a holiday, your payment without the penalties will be accepted through Tuesday, September 3, 2019 per RTC 2922(f).

If not paid by this date, the tax will include a delinquent penalty of 10% and a delinquent cost of $50.00. If not paid by October 31, 2019, an additional 1.5% interest will accrue on the first of each month, starting November 1, 2019.

You can get information about your tax including payment status, pay your tax by eCheck or credit card, print your 2019-2020 statement or get answers to Frequently Asked Questions at the Alameda County Tax Payment Web Page.

You can also contact the Treasurer-Tax Collector's office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm excluding County holidays at (510) 272-6800.

PROPERTY
Assessor Releases Assessment Roll
Assessor Phong La today released the 2019-2020 local Assessment Roll. The annual Assessment Roll accurately reflects assessments of more than 518,600 taxable properties. Press Release...

FINANCE
Final Budget Approved
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved a $3.5 billion budget for FY 2019-20 that is balanced and closes a $60.4 million funding gap without significant reductions to services or staff. Learn more...

Housing
Addressing Affordable Housing
Alameda County is launching a significant effort to assist faith-based and community-based organizations to help address the region’s affordable housing crisis. The County, Local Initiatives Support Corporation and the San Francisco Foundation rolled out a $1 million program on April 22nd that is designed to help local faith-based organizations and area nonprofits expand their development expertise. Through this effort, groups that own property and want to consider using those properties for affordable housing can gain knowledge to can help projects move forward. Press Release...

Local
Census 2020
We are gearing up for Census 2020. We are committed to counting all members of our community. Learn more about what we are doing and why the Census is so important. Learn more...