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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Battle for the Bay announcement art
Sep 16, 2019

Battle for the Bay cleanup heats up as San Jose enters the competition

A two-city mayors’ competition to protect the Bay by volunteering to clean neighborhoods took a turn Monday, as San José Mayor Sam Liccardo joined his city into the fray. The event has been dubbed Battle for the Bay, a friendly volunteer competition to protect the shared Bay by cleaning up coastal areas and neighborhoods.

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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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Map location for Public Works, located at 250 Frank H Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
250 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Suite 4314
Oakland, CA 94612

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