Councilmember Dan Kalb

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Covid-19 Information and Resources

Please visit Councilmember Kalb's Covid-19 Resources and Information page for a summary of resources and information on the COVID-19 health emergency in Oakland, compiled by the Councilmember and his staff.

District One Newsletter

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Councilmember Kalb's Budget Priorities FY21-23 - March 2021

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Budget Town Hall with Councilmember Kalb

Budget Town Hall May 20th CM Kalb - Flyer

On May 7th, Mayor Libby Schaaf released her 2021 - 2023 Budget.

As a part of the Council President’s Budget Team, Councilmember Kalb is looking forward to working with Council President Fortunato Bas and all his colleagues and city staff on the upcoming Fiscal Years 2021-23 Budget. As always, the aim is to maintain and enhance necessary and vital services despite limits on our financial resources.

Our District 1 team has been receiving various budget-related inquiries. To provide most current information and hear our constituents' thoughts, suggestions, and ideas for the upcoming two-year budget, Councilmember Kalb is hosting a Budget Town Hall with City Finance staff and Mayor Libby Schaaf on Thursday, May 20th at 6:00pm.

Please RSVP here. The Zoom link for this event will be sent in a separate email. The Town Hall will also be streamed live on Councilmember Kalb’s City Council Facebook page.

Legislative Priorities

Constituent and Neighborhood Services

Your issues are important to us! Contact Councilmember Kalb's office (see "Contact Us' section below) to request information or support.

Many issues can be resolved by reporting to Oak311 (see Popular City Services section below). Once you have a case number please contact my office if the issue is not resolved within a reasonable amount of time and we can follow up.

District One residents can sign up for a meeting with Councilmember Kalb - now virtual - usually on the first Saturday of every month. Contact Deidra Moss at, or 510-238-3557 to reserve a 20-minute slot to speak on any issue.

About the District 1 Councilmember

Dan Kalb

First elected in 2012 and currently in his second term as Oakland District One City Councilmember, Dan Kalb has spent virtually his entire adult life as an environmental, public interest and social justice advocate. With a reputation as a proactive and effective local legislator, Dan authored the ordinance to ban the storage and handling of coal in Oakland, wrote the charter measure to create an independent Police Commission, and has been a long-time advocate for affordable housing.

Dan continues to promote data-driven solutions to the toughest challenges facing our communities—including combating climate change and its impacts, investing in public education and rehabilitation, promoting wildfire prevention and disaster resiliency, instituting meaningful government reform, and of course, resolving our region’s housing affordability crisis.

In 2019, Dan was selected by his colleagues to serve as is the City Council President Pro Tempore and serves on the following City Council committees: Public Works (Chair); Finance & Management; Life Enrichment; and Education Partnership.

Dan and his wife Valarie live in North Oakland and enjoy hiking in our beautiful East Bay Regional Parks.

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