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Director of Public Works

George Chavez has been with the City of Beverly Hills for 25 years. Before his appointment as Director of Public Works, Mr. Chavez held various positions within the Community Development Department, including Assistant Director of Community Development/City Building Official. Mr. Chavez was instrumental in implementing new policies recommended by the Mayor’s Task Force on Government Efficiency.

Under his leadership, the City's Building and Safety Division earned the prestigious Insurance Services Office (ISO) Class 1 rating for two consecutive years making Beverly Hills one of only two cities in the United States to do so. The Class 1 rating indicates that the City of Beverly Hills maintains the highest standards for structural safety in the nation and reduces insurance costs to taxpayers.  Mr. Chavez also sits on the board for California Building Officials and is a member of American Water Works Association and American Public Works Association. 

As Director of Public Works, Mr. Chavez manages four divisions: Utilities & Streets Division, Engineering Division, Facility Operations Division, and Operational Support Division.

Email address: director.publicworks@beverlyhills.org