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Weed Abatement - Goats Are BackWeed Abatement - Goats

(04/29/24)  The goats are back to assist the City with its weed abatement.  As you drive or walk around the city, you may notice them grazing along storm channels and retention basins.  Using goats reduces the use of chemicals in the environment that can leave the banks bare and lead to erosion.  Goats are also nimble on uneven terrains and hillsides, and like to eat a lot of vegetation.  Stop to enjoy and take a picture but please do not touch the fences or try to feed them.  

Following are locations where the goats are scheduled to feed over the next few weeks.  The highlighted is where th goats are currently located:

Lone Oak Detention Basin Windsor Pond             
Water Tank - St. Andrews Dry Creek Triangle
St. Andrews/English Ct. Concord Ave. Detention Basin
Ventura Dr./Douglas Dr./Foothill Dr.  

Public Works Open House - May 23rd PW Open House

(04/29/24)  National Public Works Week (NPWW) celebrates those who oversee and maintain the City's infrastructure and services.  The City will celebrate NPWW by hosting a public Open House on Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  This event will feature a recycling show, backhoe competitions, demonstrations for the sign shop, water hydrants, and various equipment (garbage truck, sweeper, camera truck, etc), as well as information on water conservation, water quality, and much more!  The City partners with the Brentwood Union School District, which provides 3rd graders (approx. 1,000 students) an opportunity to participate and learn more about their community and how it works.  The Public Works Corporation Yard is located at 2201 Elkins Way, just off Sunset Road.  For more information, call Public Works at (925) 516-6000.

Compost for City Residents - Available  April 2nd Compost Pile at Recycle Water Fill Station Decorative Image

(03/28/24)  In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd), the City is providing approximately 100 cubic yards of compost, free of charge, to City of Brentwood residents.  The compost is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.  The self-serving compost station (bring your own shovel and container) is located at the Recycle Water Fill Station (RWFS), 2251 Elkins Way - follow the signs to the RWFS.  We ask residents to observe a one pickup truck limit per household.  Proof of residency may be required upon request.  For more information, call (925) 516-6000. 

Recycled Water Fill Station Closure - April 2nd

(03/28/24)  Due to maintenance, the Recycle Water Fill Station (RWFS) will be closed Tuesday, April 2nd from 6:30am – 3:30pm.  The RWFS will be open outside of these hours.  

Sand Bag Station - New Location

(12/18/23)  During rain events, Brentwood residents may utilize the City’s self-filling sand bag station which has moved to a new location.  You can now find it adjacent to the City’s Recycled Water Fill Station located by 2251 Elkins Way.  The station has a 10 bag limit per household, while supplies last.  For more information, call Public Works/Operations (925) 516-6000.