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Public Works
The mission of the Public Works Department is to plan, design, construct, and maintain public facilities and infrastructure that support the quality of life for the citizens of El Cerrito in a way that ensures an economically and environmentally sustainable future.

 The Public Works Department consists of two divisions: 

 Engineering Operations and Environmental Services (OESD)  
 Capital Improvement Program  Clean Water Program
 GIS & Maps  Maintenance
 Permits   Recycling Collection
 Street Paving   Solid Waste
 Transportation Programs and Current/Advance Planning  Trees

City News - View All
Measure R Extension
El Cerrito Voters will be asked to decide about the El Cerrito Preservation of Citywide Services Funding Measure on the November 4, 2014 ballot. Additional Info...
Construction of the Ohlone Greenway Natural Area & Rain Garden Underway
The City of El Cerrito began construction of the Ohlone Greenway Natural Area & Rain Garden project. Beginning the week of July 14, pedestrian/bicycle traffic at the Fairmont Avenue entrance will be rerouted to the western edge of the Greenway. Read on...

Public Works Dept.
Yvetteh Ortiz
Public Works Director/City Engineer

Melissa Tigbao
Manager/Senior Engineer

Encroachment Permits
& Street Improvement Requests
Paving, ADA, Traffic
City Hall
10890 San Pablo Avenue
Precilla Mandujano
Management Assistant
Saied Aminian
Engineering Technician

Operations + Environmental Services Division
Garth Schultz

Recycling and Solid Waste
Recycling+Environmental Resource Center
7501 Schmidt Ln

Street Tree Maintenance
Clean Water Program

Stephen Prée
Environmental Programs Manager

General Maintenance
Streets, Sidewalks, Lights, Parks, Fields, Signs, Graffiti
Report Illicit Discharges to Storm Drains and Creeks

Laurenteen Brazil
Management Assistant

Afterhours Emergency Call-outs for Maintenance Concerns