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Public Works

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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The FROG Committee cuts the ribbon on the new Hardy Park / FROG Park playground
Feb 09, 2020

FROG / Hardy Park Renovation Grand Opening

Oakland Public Works has recently completed the renovation of Hardy Park, also known in the community as FROG Park after the community group Friends of the Greenbelt. OPW and FROG celebrated Sunday with a ribbon cutting and grand opening.

Photo of the new Rainbow Rec Center
Nov 27, 2019

Oakland's Rainbow Recreation Center Wins Multiple Design Awards

Oakland Public Works announced today multiple honors awarded to the City’s latest parks and recreation facility, the Rainbow Recreation Center. Completed in March 2019, the recreation center has gained attention in local, national and international audiences.

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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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