The following are the major departments of the City, including a description of their main functions.
The City Attorney advises the City and its representatives on all legal matters involving the City, including open meetings, public records, land use and development, public works, personnel, municipal elections, contracts, real property transactions, municipal finance, and code enforcement.
Responsible for preparation of agendas and minutes; ensures compliance with legal noticing requirements; the conduct of general municipal and special elections; responding to requests for public records; and management of the citywide records management program.
The Council provides effective leadership in the making of public policy in order to provide efficient, responsible, and professional municipal services to the citizens of Oakley.
Responsible for overall city operations such as human resources, finance and office operations. Key staff members include the City Manager, Assistant to the City Manager.
Responsible for providing for life safety and the safeguard of property through enforcement of the California Building Electrical Plumbing and Mechanical Codes, laws, and ordinances. Code Enforcement helps ensure that the City of Oakley is a safe and clean place to live.
Responsible for the enhancement of the quality of life of residents and visitors by complementing existing services, creating jobs, and expanding the tax base.
Responsible for developing, managing and inspecting Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and the Pavement Management Program (PMP). This department also manages circulation issues, and encroachment permits.
Responsible for performing accounting and financial reporting, treasury and investment management, budget development and m,anagement, and financial planning and analysis. Additionally, the Finance Department manages business licences administration and purchasing.
The Human Resources Department’s primary role is to support the City of Oakley organization by providing services related to human resources management.
Responsible for current and long-term planning for the physical development of the community that is consistent with the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and the direction of the City Council. Residential and commercial development is reviewed for conformance to applicable regulations.
Responsible for public safety, law enforcement, emergency operations and parking control.
Responsible for maintaining the infrastructure of the City including road repair, storm drains, and landscaping of public property.
Responsible for the management and operation of a variety of recreation programs, special events and facilities including the Community Annex, and a system of city trails.