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: May 2, 2016

The May 5, 2016 Ad Hoc Committee on Governance Options Agenda has been posted here.

Posted: April 29, 2016

The Ad Hoc Committee on Governance Options is conducting a survey about police services. It has sent postcards to residents advising how to take the survey. More information can be found here.  Click here to go directly to … More →

Posted: April 27, 2016

The May 4, 2016 Finance Committee Agenda has been posted here. The Finance Committee meeting that had been scheduled for April 28, 2016 has been cancelled. The meeting content remains the same.

Posted: April 26, 2016

The April 27, 2016 Agenda has been 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, Kevin Hart:  (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 Thursday of each month.  Agenda packets are available here.

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