Public Works

Public Works

Our Mission

The Public Works Department provides high quality, professional, and excellent services in Engineering; Facility, Street, Traffic, Water Distribution, Grounds, and Fleet Maintenance; potable Water Treatment; and Recycling & Solid Waste; that enhances the safety and quality of life for all Vallejo residents and customers.

   Vision and Values

The City of Vallejo Public Works Department will be known as a department that functions with a high level of professionalism, efficiency, and delivery of exceptional customer service.

To do so we will be characterized by:

  • Sharing information with customers and employees on an ongoing basis
  • Working as a team that functions cooperatively and focuses on achieving goals together 
  • Developing a well-trained staff 
  • Being accountable to each other and the customers we serve

About the Public Works Department

The Public Works Department has three Divisions (Engineering, Maintenance, Water) and the Recycling & Solid Waste section that work together and independently to provide a variety of maintenance, operations, and engineering services to our residents.

California Drought

Keep up to date on the current drought status in California and regulations by visiting our Drought Status page.

Report instances of water waste through the 'wasteful water' category on SeeClickFix or by calling 707-648-4482.

Parking Permits for the Vallejo Station Parking Structure and Adjacent Lots

Please visit the Waterfront Parking page for more information about waterfront parking fees and how to pay.

For a PDF guide on how to purchase and/or manage your monthly permit online, please visit here.

Public Works Departments 

Engineering Division

The Engineering Division is responsible for contracting and overseeing capital projects, the implementation of traffic control systems, Landscape Maintenance Districts (LMDs), reviewing current development, and managing the city's garbage waste and recycling contract.

For information on current projects, bids and solicitations, and standard specifications, please click here.

View Recycling & Solid Waste section information here.

Maintenance Division

The largest and most diverse Division, the Maintenance Division is responsible for streets and traffic signal maintenance, water distribution maintenance; including main breaks, city building and vehicle maintenance, and upkeep of public grounds.

To report a non-emergency maintenance problem, please use SeeClickFix. If this is an emergency such as a main break, please call (707)648-4556. Be prepared to share the exact location and nature of the problem so we may better assist you.

Water Division

The Water Division is responsible for the potable water gathered, sanitized, and distributed throughout the City of Vallejo and its unincorporated areas. The Water Division also provides outreach and education services and classes to students and adults.

David Kleinschmidt

David Kleinschmidt, P.E.

Public Works Director
555 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Fourth Floor
Email Us
Phone (707) 648-4433
Fax (707) 648-4691
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Tami Hansen
Executive Secretary
(707) 648-4433
M J Lanni
Administrative Analyst II
(707) 648-5205

Jill Mercurio, P.E.
Assistant Public Works Director-Engineering
(707) 648-5251
Fiona Strykers
Assistant Public Works Director-Maintenance
(707) 648-4556
Franz J. Nestlerode, P.E.
Assistant Public Works Director-Water
(707) 648-4307
Derek Crutchfield
Recycling Coordinator
(707) 648-5346