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The Public Works Department consists of three divisions: Building Inspection, Engineering, and Maintenance. The department’s ongoing priorities include support of commercial and residential development activity, implementation of the City’s Capital Improvement Plan, maintenance of all City streets, parks, buildings, and equipment, and compliance with regulatory requirements. All three divisions are collectively committed to the Department’s mission of providing and maintaining the most desirable environment for the community by ensuring that all City property is maintained to highest standards possible, all buildings within our community are safe, sound, and of high quality, and that all City facilities are designed, constructed, and function to the highest degree of safety and utility in a cost-effective manner. The department has 37 talented and dedicated staff members serving the Newark community.

Public Works Director

Soren FajeauSoren Fajeau

Soren Fajeau has served as the Public Works Director for the City of Newark since February 1, 2016.  He began his career with the City in 1997 and previously held positions of Engineering Technician, Assistant Civil Engineer, Associate Civil Engineer, Senior Civil Engineer, and Assistant City Engineer.  Soren holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Resources Engineering from Humboldt State University and is registered as a professional civil engineer in the State of California.  He is married with two children.

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