The City Clerk Department is committed to the highest standard of customer service for the City of Orinda and its residents by providing access to public information, disseminating and preserving of public records, conducting elections in an impartial manner and acting as a link for the transparent exchange of information between residents and their local government.
Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager has responsibility for supervising government operations and implementing the policies adopted by the City Council.
The Finance Department is committed to a high standard of excellence in maintaining financial records, providing customer service, ensuring that general accepted accounting standards are followed and safeguarding the City’s assets through appropriate internal controls.
Human Resources Department
The Human Resources Division (HRD) is committed to providing the City of Orinda and the citizens of Orinda a diverse, competent, trained and professional workforce by attracting the most talented applicants and by providing personnel services to City departments and employees – the City’s most important resources.
Parks & Recreation Department
We strive to make the lives of Orinda residents and Orinda community better now and in the future by offering access to the serenity and inspiration of nature; outdoor spaces to play and exercise; facilities for self-directed and organized recreation; positive alternatives for youth; and activities that facilitate social connections, human development, the arts, and lifelong learning.
The Planning Department is responsible for the implementation of the City's General Plan and Development Code.
The Office of the Sheriff works in partnership with our diverse community to safeguard the lives, rights and property of the people we serve.
Public Works and Engineering Department
The Department of Public Works and Engineering Services is responsible for maintenance activities along approximately 92 miles of public right-of-way.