Public Works

The Public Works Department provides many of the City's services that maintain the rural quality of neighborhoods and business community for which Saratoga is known.

The Public Works Department oversees 3 divisions:
  • Engineering - reviews and capital projects and the public's development plans for engineering and geological oversight, and ensures the City's environmental responsibilities are fulfilled
  • Streets - maintains the roadway systems, including streets, signals, lighting, and storm drains
  • Parks - maintains the City's parks, trails, medians, rights-of-way, landscape districts and City Hall
Park Path

Bids & RFPs


The Public Works Department issues a number of bids and requests for proposals (RFPs) seeking qualified contractors and vendors for various projects. Check the Bids and RFPs page for more information.

Public Works Projects


The Public Works Department manages numerous projects in the City, from master plans for City parks to major roadway construction projects. Learn more about the City's current and past projects.

Storm Information


Sandbags are available during the rainy season 24 hours per day at 19700 Allendale Avenue. There is a limit of 25 bags per person and you must fill them yourself. For more information call 408-868-1245.

Contact Public Works


Check the Public Works Department directory to find contact information for various staff members.

Solid Waste & Recycling Information


You can find information about solid waste disposal and recycling collection at the West Valley Collection & Recycling LLC. website. You may also contact Executive Director Marva Sheehan at 925-977-6961, or by email.