City of Concord California

News Release

October 6, 2015

Concord mourns loss of City Attorney

The City of Concord is mourning the loss of City Attorney Mark Coon. Coon served as Concord's City Attorney since 2012.

"I have known Mark for many years and respected him both as a City employee and as a friend," said City Manager Valerie Barone. "The City has suffered a great loss that will be felt for many years. Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time."

Grief counselors have been made available to City employees. Tonight's City Council meeting and Closed Session have been cancelled.

Coon was first hired by the City in January 2002 as a Deputy City Attorney. He was promoted to Assistant City Attorney in September 2004 and promoted to Senior Assistant City Attorney in January 2010. He was named City Attorney by the Concord City Council in 2012.

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