Infrastructure in Berkeley | BDA
Please join us for a wide ranging discussion on the scope of Berkeley Public Works’ responsibilities, the often-discussed reorganization of the Public Works Department, the status of infrastructure in Berkeley and upcoming projects, and funding for infrastructure.
More than 325 public works staff are responsible for the City’s extensive network of public infrastructure, including 214 miles of streets, 400 miles of sanitary sewers and 78 miles of storm water piping, 30 green infrastructure installations, 8,000+ streetlights, 3,750 parking meters, 54 public buildings, and waste, recycling, and composting for all of Berkeley’s residents and businesses.
About Your Speaker
Liam Garland, Public Works Director, City of Berkeley. Mr. Garland worked for the City of Alameda Public Works Department for almost eight years, serving for almost three years as its director. He was appointed Berkeley’s Public Works Director in July 2020. He holds a law degree from UC Berkeley School of Law.