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Montague DeRose and Associates
3100 Oak Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
This advisory firm provides all types of financing services to public sectors including government, transportation,More energy, water and waste water agencies.
Omni Means LTD
1901 Olympic Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Founded in 1981, Omni Means is a multidisciplinary engineering and planning firm. It specializes in transportation,More roundabouts, civil engineering, land development, landscape architecture, surveying and construction management. It supports public and private sector clients throughout California at every stage of the process from four offices.
Park Regency Apartments
3128 Oak Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Park Regency Apartments is a beautifully landscaped apartment community with easy access to public transportation. TheMore amenities include assigned parking, a children's play area and clubhouse. Corporate housing is also available. Cats are accepted, but limited to two per apartment. Park Regency offers studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments for rent.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel
2730 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Tucked away from downtown Walnut Creek's shopping and restaurant scene, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel at Walnut Creek isMore in the ideal location. Blocks away from the freeway and within walking distance to public transportation, the Holiday Inn allows visitors to travel around the Bay Area with ease. Not only does this hotel feel like a lodge but it has a peaceful and quiet ambience. The hotel's amenities include a swimming pool, meeting room, computer lab and spacious lobby.
Abrams Associates Traffic Engineering
1660 Olympic Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Abrams Associates is a traffic engineering firm that focuses on both public and private traffic projects for theMore Walnut Creek and San Francisco area. It will plan out your upcoming traffic projects for you, providing full modeling, geometric design and impact studies before construction for a new traffic lane or grid goes live. This company's clients include the San Francisco Transportation Authority, the San Ramon Unified School District and many others. 

Call for complete information on what Abrams has to offer your company or or your city's upcoming traffic project.

Heald College
5130 Commercial Cir, Concord, CA 94520

Established in 1975, Heald College's Concord campus has expanded to better meet the growing demand for qualifiedMore healthcare, business, legal and technology graduates in the Contra Costa County area. Heald currently has 12 additional, regionally accredited, private career colleges located throughout the western United States.

The Concord campus is composed of a 66,000-square-foot facility, conveniently located in Commercial Circle, with easy access to Highways 680, 24 and 4. The campus has free parking and is accessible by public transportation (bus and BART).

Campus features include a multi-purpose conference center with complete wireless capability, a learning Resource Center featuring a library and a computer lab, a 1,800-square-foot dental lab with digital radiography equipment, a dark room for x-ray development, sterilization and materials labs, an on-site food service in a large student lounge, an on-site bookstore and free internet access.

In addition to taking courses in their chosen program area, students study contemporary literature and culture, ethical practices, and personal and social responsibility.

The Heald College Concord campus president is Shirley Llafet, M.A.



City of Walnut Creek
1666 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Walnut Creek was incorporated in 1914, the eighth city to do so in Contra Costa County. It has since grown into aMore community of 65,000 people.  It is the business and cultural hub of Contra Costa County. 

It is a run on a day-to-day basis by a city manager, who acts on policies set for by a five-member city council, who are each elected to four-year terms. Information about meetings of the council and other city commissions and task forces is available at the city's website. You can also view agenda, stream city council meetings as they happen or view video or audio of other commission meetings. 

The city government is elected into the following departments:

City Manager
The city manager's office carries out policies enacted by the city council and oversees the activities of various city departments and services. The city manager can recommend programs and clarify procedures for the city council, but is bound by the council's decisions. This office is responsible for community and media relations, legislative advocacy, citizen surveys and special events. The office also directs the Community Emergency Preparedness Training (CERT) and the Citizens Institute.

City Manager Ken Nordhoff, 925-943-5812,nordhoff@walnut-creek.org
Community Relations Manager: Gayle Vassar, 925-943-5895, vassar@walnut-creek.org

Administrative Services
This department includes: 

  • Human Resources, which oversees employment opportunities and recruiting for city jobs. 
  • The Finance Department, which helps prepare the budget, capital improvement program and administers the city's Business License program.  

Director: Lorie Tinfrow, tinfrow@walnut-creek.org
Finance Manager: Fred Marsh, 925-943-5820
City jobs hotline: 925-943-5817

City Attorney
The city attorney advises and represents the city council and city staff on all legal matters. This department also prepares ordinances, resolutions, contracts, deeds, leases, bond indentures and other legal documents. 
City Attorney: Bryan Wenter, 925-943-5813

City Clerk
The city clerk schedules and prepares for city council meetings, produces official records of council decisions, maintains city records and makes them accessible to the public and conducts city elections.
Interim City Clerk: Sherry M. Kelly, (925) 943-5818, skelly@walnut-creek.org

Arts, Recreation and Community Services
This department oversees recreation, youth and family services, civic arts education, the Lesher Center for the Arts, and the Bedford Gallery. It also arranges for public art to be exhibited throughout town.
Director: Barry Gordon, 925-943-5848, gordon@walnut-creek.org 

Community Development
This department is responsible for a variety of services and programs designed to enhance the city's quality of life, safety and economic vitality.  
Director: Sandra Meyer, 925-943-5834, meyer@walnut-creek.org

This department's services and programs are:

  • Planning Division, which processes all development applications and oversees all design-related approvals. It also drafts city ordinances and prepares amendments to the city's general plan.
    Manager: Victoria Walker
  • Housing Division: Creates and preserves opportunities for housing in the city, including affordable housing.
    Manager: Laura Simpson
  • Transportation Planning Division
    Manager: John Hall 
  • Building Division: Performs plan checks, issues building permits and provides inspections for building construction and electrical, plumbing and mechanical installations. The team also responds to complaints about possible building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical code violations.
    Chief Building Official: Robert Woods
  • Code Enforcement Division: Handles nuisance abatement and code violation notifications and proceedings.
  • The Community Development Department also administers the Civic Pride Grant program.

In addition to promoting public safety, responding to emergency calls and citizen complaints, and conducting criminal investigations, the Police Department also oversees traffic and parking enforcement, crossing guard services, and crime prevention and neighborhood watch programs.
Chief: Joel Bryden
Nonemergency, administration: 925-943-5844
Community policing: 925-256-3519

Public Services
This department manages the Parks and Open Space division, the Engineering and Maintenance Services Division and Traffic Engineering and  Transportation. Engineering Services plans, designs and inspects public construction projects and oversees the capital improvement program.
Director: Heather Ballenger, 925-943-5854, ballenger@walnut-creek.org

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