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Media Advisory

Applicants Sought for Contra Costa Pest Management Committee

Thursday, November 10, 2011


The Contra Costa Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Advisory Committee is seeking applicants to fill three public seats whose terms expire in December 2011. The 12-member committee advises the county Board of Supervisors on issues involving pest management and pesticide use on county-owned and County-maintained properties to reduce use of harmful pesticides.


Applicants must live or work in Contra Costa County and have knowledge of IPM practices.


Applications can be obtained by:

  • Calling the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at 925-335-1900
  • Writing or visiting the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at 651 Pine Street, first floor, Martinez, CA 94553
  • Downloading an application at

Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. Monday, December 5 in the office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, first floor, Martinez. All persons who apply by the deadline will be interviewed on Monday, December 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Room 101, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.


The IPM Advisory Committee is part of an extensive effort to improve pest management practices in the county. The committee is tasked with reviewing pest management practices at facilities, landscaping areas, roads and flood control channels owned or operated by the county.

To find out more about IPM, visit

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Press Contact
  • Tanya Drlik
  • 925-335-3214