Public Works

Welcome to the Public Works Department. We are responsible for Alameda’s public infrastructure, including assessment districts; integrated waste; streets; sewers; storm drains; sidewalks; street trees; traffic striping, signals, and systems; urban forest; and public facilities and fleet.


Department Head

Erin Smith

Erin Smith

Erin brings over 10 years of progressively responsible experience planning, designing and delivering high quality public works services. Most recently serving as the department’s Deputy Director, she is well positioned to effectively steward Alameda’s public infrastructure and, ultimately, improve quality of life for Alamedans.