BEVERLY HILLS—The city of Beverly Hills is giving the community the opportunity to learn more about the Beverly Hills Public Works Department. On Sunday, May 20, the city of Beverly Hills will celebrate Public Works Day where residents can learn about trash trucks, street sweeping, and learn more about the city’s infrastructure.
Sunday’s event will allow the public to meet the Beverly Hills’ Public Works team and learn how the city supports their quality of life every day. The event is free to attend and will include educational displays showcasing recycling, solid waste disposal, water conservation and irrigation, storm water related sustainability and hands-on experiences. Fun activities will be available for the entire family, including giveaways, a public works construction play zone, music and games.
Garin Hussenjian, Public Information Coordinator for the city of Beverly Hills spoke to Canyon News via email about the event. “About 5,000-6,000 people are expected to visit the event,” said Hussenjian.
Attending from the Department of Public Works will be: Shana Epstein, Director; Gilbert Borboa, Assistant Director; Colonel James Burnley, Solid Waste Manager; Josette Descalzo, Environmental Compliance & Sustainability Programs Manager; Genevieve Row, Parking Services Manager; Debby Figoni, Water Conservation Administrator. There will also be staff from throughout the department, covering all bureaus at the event.
Public Works Day will be held at the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Farmer’s Market is located on Civic Center Drive and Third Street in Beverly Hills. Free parking is available in the Civic Center parking garage at 450 N. Rexford Drive.
For more details about the city of Beverly Hills Department of Public Works, visit http://www.beverlyhills.org/publicworks. Call 310-285-2467 or email AskPW@beverlyhills.org with any other questions.