Want to be involved monitoring and reviewing city and county government in Contra Costa? Here's your chance.
The Contra Costa Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the July 2013 - June 2014 term.
Grand Juries are often referred to as the "citizen watchdogs" over local government.
To be eligible, you must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 18 years old, a resident of Contra Costa County, and not serving in any elected office.
Applicants must be prepared to devote at least 20 hours per week to Grand Jury Service, most of it in Martinez. If you work, you must be able to be released from your job to perform jury duties.
For more information, contact the Office of the Civil Grand Jury at (925) 957-5638, or go to www.cc-courts.org/grandjury where you can also download the application.
Applications are due April 12, 2013.