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The Oakland Public Works Department plans, builds and takes care of the physical and environmental parts of the City of Oakland. Our work makes the City a great place to live, work, invest and visit. Right now, we want to hear your ideas for capital improvements.

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May 21, 2020

City of Oakland Ramps Up Illegal Dumping Services as Staff, Partners Step Up to Tackle Backlog of Dumped-On Streets & Sidewalks

Oakland Public Works (OPW) announced today that after several weeks of diminished capacity to clean Oakland’s streets and sidewalks, the department is restoring and reinforcing clean-up work with new support and returning staff. The City asks that community members help identify new or returned hot-spot areas by continuing to report illegal dumping to OAK311, and make full use of available trash services as part of the ongoing Oaktown PROUD community campaign to reduce illegal dumping in Oakland.

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Portrait of Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell

Director of Public Works

Jason is a highly experienced civil servant that has been with the City of Oakland Public Works and Parks and Recreation Department for 9 years. With an MBA from the University of San Francisco and extensive executive experience, he is bringing improved process and methodologies to Public Works.

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