The City owns a variety of public land across the City. Given the housing crisis and an increasing desire to activate sites, it is an opportune time to establish policies that will ensure these lands are put to good use, and that the parameters for their use are predictable for all stakeholders.
The Oakland Rain Barrel Program was a three year initiative (2010 - 2012) that provided subsidized rain barrels to Oakland residents, schools, churches and nonprofits.
Reconnecting Oaklanders and visitors to West Oakland, Old Oakland, Chinatown, Downtown, Uptown, Jack London District, and the waterfront for people walking, rolling, biking, and taking the public transportation. The City of Oakland is applying for the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Federal Grant program. We need your input on how you travel along the Broadway and Martin Luther King (MLK) Way corridors to make sure it serves YOU! Please submit your response by July 8th to help us shape the final project scope.
On March 11, 2022, the Oakland Workforce Development Board released the Request for Proposals for workforce development services in Oakland for July 2022 to June 2025.
Oakland Workforce Development Board and Oakland Fund for Children and Youth will jointly release RFP for the Summer Youth Employment Program
The objective is to enhance the effectiveness and reach of the City’s communications to multi-lingual, multi-generational, racially and culturally diverse, English-speaking and non-English speaking audiences through clear and compelling visual communications.
On January 18, 2019, the Oakland Workforce Development Board released the Request for Proposals for adult workforce development services in Oakland for July 2019 to June 2022.
On January 18, 2019, the Oakland Workforce Development Board released the Request for Proposals for youth workforce development services in Oakland for July 2019 to June 2022.
Fox Oakland Theater, Inc. (FOT), a non-profit affiliate of the City of Oakland, in cooperation with the City’s Economic & Workforce Development Department, is seeking a well-qualified vendor to provide property management services for the Fox Oakland Theater building.
The City of Oakland will install bulbouts, bike lanes, crosswalks, conduct traffic signal modifications and sidewalk repairs, and repave College Ave from Broadway to Alcatraz Avenue.
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A new campus for Samuel Merritt University (SMU), an Oakland-based nursing college that was first established in 1909.
Funded by Measure KK
The Sanitary Sewer Master Plan evaluates the sewer network for both capital and maintenance needs improving asset management processes using state of the art technologies.
Oakland has launched an effort to design and build a new Community Center at Mosswood Park. The community is an essential partner in this effort, beginning with a Visioning and Master Plan Phase. Together we will envision the possibilities for the future Community Center and Park. It is critical to the success of this facility that we hear from YOU.
The project features improved visibility of the creek, an ADA-accessible interpretive pedestrian pathway, enhanced native rainbow trout habitat, new native trees and vegetation, and a new public restroom. This site will offer creek-related educational opportunities while improving water quality and flood control, creating habitat, reducing erosion, and protecting the adjacent roadway and homes.
The renovation of St. Andrew's Plaza is substantially complete, with the exception of some signage that has yet to be installed. Community partnership/stewardship programs are now being formed that are necessary for the Plaza's success.
OakDOT is improving safety and accessibility on Telegraph Avenue connecting 20th Street to 42nd Street! Construction starting April 2022!
Repairing Telegraph Avenue in Temescal is almost complete!
The Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland (MACRO) Program is a community response program for non-violent, non-emergency 911 calls. The purpose of MACRO is to meet the needs of the community with a compassionate care first response model grounded in empathy, service, and community. MACRO's goal is to reduce responses by police, resulting in fewer arrests and negative interactions, and increased access to community-based services and resources for impacted individuals and families, and most especially for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).
Safety Improvements and Paving on Thornhill Drive
Equitable economic and workforce development as Oakland moves towards decarbonization
TOWN projects will help to reconnect West Oakland, Chinatown, and Downtown Oakland to the Waterfront, while enhancing goods movements and safety for all users.