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Kensington is not incorporated, but has a variety of different public boards. Of course, there are county, state and national level representatives for our little borough as well.

Public Safety and Emergency Services
Kensington Public Boards & Directors
County Services | EBMUD | Elected Officials | Libraries | Post Office | Public Boards
Public Transportation | Waste Management

Public Safety & Emergency Services
Emergencies
All Emergencies
911
Cell Phone Calls to 911 from cell phones are answered by the California Highway Patrol, and then are routed to the appropriate emergency dispatch center. Calls from a standard telephone go directly to the dispatch center.

Website Kensington Police Protection & Community Services Dispatch
(510) 236-0474

Office
(510) 526-4141
217 Arlington Ave.
Kensington, CA  94707
 

Website Kensington Fire Protection District

Dispatch
(510) 237-3231

Office
(510) 527-8395

217 Arlington Ave.
Kensington, CA  94707
 

No Website Earthquake Reports (510) 642-2160
UC Berkeley

No Website Household Hazardous Waste (800) 646-1431

Kensington Public Boards & Directors
All meetings are held at the Kensington Community Center, 59 Arlington Ave.

Kensington Community Council
Meets first Monday every month, 7:30pm
Call 525-0292 for information.

• Bruce Morrow, President
• Anne Forrest, Vice President
• Ted Blanckenberg, Treasurer
• Danielle Power & Laurie Ushigusa, Secretary
• Esther Hill, Administrator

View the 2010-11 KCC calendar.



Kensington Fire Protection District
Meets second Wednesday, 7:30pm
Call 527-8395 for information.

• Don Dommer, President
• Janice Kosel, Vice President
• Leslie Michael, Secretary
• Nina Ramsey, Director
• Helmut Blaschczyk, Director
• Lance Maples, Fire Chief
• Brenda Navellier, Administrator



Kensington Community Services District
Meets second Thursday, 7:30pm
Call 526-4141 for information.

• Bill Wright, President
• Chuck Toombs, Vice President
• Pat McLaughlin, Director
• Cindy Kimball, Director
• Cathie Kosel, Director
• Greg Harman, General Manager/Police Chief



Kensington Municipal Advisory Council
Meets last Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm
Call 510-374-3231 ext.5 for information.

• Patrick Tahara, Chair
• Christopher Brydon
• Gordon Becker
• Vanessa Cordova
• Open Seat, Alternate 1
• Open Seat, Alternate 2

County Information & Services
Website Contra Costa County  

  
 

Website Contra Costa Animal Services (510) 374-3966
651 Pinole Shores Drive
Pinole, CA  94564
 

No Website Planning & Zoning Info (925) 335-1290

No Website Building Inspections (925) 646-4108

No Website Voter Registration (925) 646-4166

No Website Absentee Ballots (925) 646-4160

No Website Public Works - Richmond (510) 374-3017

No Website Public Works - Street Lights (925) 313-2286

East Bay Municipal Utilities District
Website Water Service (866) 403-2683

Elected Officials
Website Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, District 1 (510) 374-3231
Supervisor John Gioia
11780 San Pablo Ave.,
El Cerrito, CA  94530
See Mr. Gioia's latest newsletter (PDF).
 

Website State Senator- 7th District (925) 942-6082
Mark DeSaulnier
1350 Treat Blvd.
Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
 

Website State Assemblywoman- 14th District (510) 286-1400
Nancy Skinner
1515 Clay Street
Suite 2201
Oakland, CA 94612
 

Website United States Senator (415) 403-0100
Barbara Boxer
 

Website United States Senator (415) 393-0707
Diane Feinstein
 

Website United States Congressman (925) 932-8899
John Garmendi
 

Libraries
Website Library (510) 524-3043
61 Arlington Ave.
Kensington, CA  94707
Monday 12pm-8pm
Tuesday 12pm-8pm
Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 1pm-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Closed Wednesday, Sunday and Holidays
 

More library information is available at www.cclib.org/locations/kensington.html and the Friends of the Kensington Library page.

Post Office
No Website US Post Office (800) 275-8777

Public Transportation
Website AC Transit bus Information 511
traffic conditions, construction updates, carpools

Website BART - Bay Area Rapid Transit (510) 236-2278
Bay area rail service. Train schedules, ticket information, and more.

Waste Management
Website Bay View Refuse & Recycling Service (510) 237-4614

Website El Cerrito Recycling Center (510) 215-4350
7501 Schmidt Lane
El Cerrito, CA 94530

No Website Household Hazardous Waste (800) 646-1431

No Website Stege Sanitary District (510) 524-4668

No Website Sewer Emergencies (510) 524-4667


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