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Media Advisory

Integrated Pest Management Committee seeks Applicants for an Open Seat

Monday, May 20, 2013


The Contra Costa Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Advisory Committee is seeking applicants to fill a vacant alternate seat until Dec. 31, 2013. The 13-member committee advises the Board of Supervisors on issues involving pest management and pesticide use on property owned or maintained by the county.


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, 1st floor, Martinez, CA 94553;
  • Visiting and following the link to a printable application.

Applications must be received by 4:30 PM on Monday, June 3, 2013 in the office of the Clerk of the Board: 651 Pine Street, 1st Floor, Martinez 94553. All applicants will be interviewed on Tuesday, June 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Room 101, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.


The IPM 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 learn more about the Contra Costa's IPM program, visit

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