Public Works


1333 Park Ave.
Emeryville, CA 94608

(510) 596-4330

(510) 596-4389

Link: Public Works Home Page

Public Works Administration is responsible for budget development, contract oversight, payroll and accounts payable, personnel management, monitoring of grant and regulatory reporting requirements, training coordination, emergency preparedness and for the creation and implementation of Departmental policies and procedures and serves as the secretary to the Public Works / Transportation Committee. Public Works Engineering is responsible for planning, designing, and constructing City infrastructure projects; including, contracting for consulting services, preparing plans and specifications, construction management, and public works inspection. Engineering assists the Planning and Building Division in the development of conditions of approval for private development projects, performs design review for privately constructed public infrastructure. Reviews and approves Tentative and Final Maps, issues encroachment permits, and develops City standard plans and specifications.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Maxwell, Valorie Administrative Analyst (510) 596-4330  
Roberts, Michael Senior Civil Engineer (510) 596-4333  
O'Connell, Ryan Senior Civil Engineer (510) 596-4346  
Alaoui, Mohamed Public Works Director (510) 596-4330  
Anderson, Matthew Environmental Tech (510) 596-4340  
Ahrens, Josie Management Analyst (510) 596-4319  
Gonzales, Daniel Operations & Facilities Mgr (510) 596-4344  

Environmental Services 

(510) 596-3728

(510) 596-4389

Link: Environmental Services Home Page

The Environmental Programs group develops, implements and monitors City environmental and sustainability initiatives, including: climate action, stormwater management, solid waste management/waste diversion, energy conservation/efficiency, active transportation, and hazardous materials regulation. Program staff work closely with other departments to implement the City Council-adopted General Plan Sustainability Element, the Climate Action Plan 2.0, and the Pedestrian/Bicycle Plan. The group also provides support on the Capital Improvement Program and staffs the Sustainability Committee and the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee. Many of these programs are regulated through legislation and permitting, including; AB 398 (Global Warming), Measure D (Solid Waste Diversion), Mandatory Recycling, and the Municipal Regional National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Humphrey, Nancy Environmental Programs Supervisor (510) 596-3728  
Anderson, Matthew Projects Coordinator - Recycling (510 596-4340  

Maintenance Division 

5900 Christie
Emeryville, CA 94608

(510) 596-4341

The Operations and Maintenance Division is responsible for maintaining the City’s infrastructure, which includes fixed improvements like buildings and streets as well as the green infrastructure found in its parks, open spaces, and the urban forest. Services are provided by City staff and through maintenance contracts. The Division provides 24/7 on-call response for emergencies and urgent maintenance concerns in public areas.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Hudson, Kivu Jamal Public Works Supervisor   (510) 596-4305