City Administrator

The City Administrator oversees the day-to-day operations of all City departments to ensure the goals and policy directives of the Mayor and City Council are implemented.


Jan 28, 2022

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Hearing Officers

The City of Oakland is seeking individuals to serve as a Hearing Officer who will hear appeals of enforcement actions, including but not limited to, special business permits, fire, property, and planning codes, as well as public nuisance actions.

Jun 02, 2022

Oakland Residents Encouraged to Apply for Police Commission

Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Selection Panel for the Police Commission announced the opening of the application process to serve on the Oakland Police Commission. The Selection Panel will seek to make appointments that reflect Oaklanders’ diversity of experiences, especially individuals from communities experiencing the most frequent contact with the police.

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Ed Reiskin

City Administrator

Mr. Reiskin began his city government career twenty years ago as Assistant to the City Manager here at the City of Oakland. Over the course of his impressive career, he has developed a wealth of knowledge and expertise in critical areas of local government including: public safety, transportation and infrastructure, customer service, and financial management. He is an effective leader who is leading an organization with more than 4,500 employees and a $1.6 billion annual operating budget.

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1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
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