The City of Oakland Public Works Agency took home several top honors from the American Public Works Association (APWA) Northern California Chapter at its annual award ceremony on March 6, 2013. The Agency was honored with eight of the twenty awards given annually to Association members from more than 70 agencies throughout Northern California. Oakland’s awards are the result of many individual as well as collaborative efforts, attesting to excellence throughout the Agency, a goal all of our 700 colleagues contribute to daily
Today, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna J. Santana welcomed Rachel O’Dwyer Flynn as Planning and Building Director and Kelley Kahn as Economic and Workforce Development Director. These two leadership positions are key to driving Oakland’s future economic growth.