Kensington is an unincorporated community of about 2200 homes, located in the East Bay Hills between Berkeley and El Cerrito. Kensington maintains its own police department, as well as park and recreation programs for all ages, via the Kensington Police Protection & Community Services District. The Kensington Fire Protection District provides fire protection and emergency medical services via a contract with El Cerrito.

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Posted: February 24, 2017

The official job posting for General Manager of Kensington is available here. The deadline has been extended until March 17, 2017.

Posted: February 17, 2017

The agenda for the February 22 Finance Committee meeting is available here.


The February 23, 2017 KPPCSD Agenda Packet has been posted and is available here.

Posted: February 15, 2017

The flyer for the February 18, 2017 Kensington Public Safety presentation, “Animals in Disaster or Emergency” is posted here.

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Important Contact Information


  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-Emergency Dispatch: (510) 236-0474
  • Office:  (510) 526-4141


  • Office Hours: 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday
  • General Manager, Rickey Hull:  (510) 526-4141
  • Park and Facility Rental: (510) 526-4141
  • Waste Pickup: (510) 237-4614
  • C.C. County Animal Shelter:  (925) 335-8300
  • C.C. County Sheriff — Animal Control: (925) 646-2441


Board Corner

Regular Board meetings are held monthly on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. (November and December meetings occur only on the second Thursday.)  Agenda packets are available here.

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