PWA Seeks Public Input
Our Public Works Agency is currently updating its Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for Unincorporated Areas. The Plan will develop strategies to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety; increase access to work, school, shopping, recreation, and transit; and facilitate more walking and biking in the Alameda County Unincorporated Areas. As part of the update, the Public Works Agency will be hosting multiple community workshops to obtain community input on existing conditions and potential improvements. Learn more...
Board of Supervisors Meetings
One the easiest ways to get involved and participate in local government is to attend the Board of Supervisors meetings. The next scheduled Board meetings are:
Can't attend a Board meeting in person?
Volunteer on a Board / Commission
There is an ongoing need for all interested Alameda County residents to apply for positions on commissions which are of interest to them. Each Board/Commission has an issue, policy and/or program focus and appointees generally represent defined communities of interest. Most Boards/Commissions have a staff liaison that is able address any questions you may have about the application process for their specific Board/Commission. Learn more...
The Alameda County Citizens Academy is a 6-session interactive program that provides insight to County services and operations and offers opportunities for civic engagement in the County. The Academy is free and an excellent opportunity for the community to increase their knowledge of county government. Learn more...
Youth Leadership Academy
The Alameda County Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) is a free, award-winning program that gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to learn about and discuss County programs and services, develop leadership skills and meet students from schools throughout Alameda County. Learn more...
Alameda County is committed to open government and citizen engagement. Participate through Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr. Stay informed by email by subscribing to our e-mail lists.
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