Paul Dornell

Special Advisor
Phone: 408-437-5400

Paul has more than 35 years of local government management experience with several different agencies, most recently with the City of Palo Alto, California. In Palo Alto, Paul served as public works supervisor, public works superintendent and assistant director of public works with responsibility for managing landfill operations, street sweeping, urban forestry, street maintenance, traffic control, sidewalk, and storm drain functions. His efforts resulted in Palo Alto becoming the first city in Silicon Valley to become accredited by the American Public Works Association (APWA) for developing and following best management practices. Paul also served as assistant director of utilities in Palo Alto, where he was responsible for a major reorganization of the water, gas, wastewater, and electrical operations divisions. Since joining Management Partners, Paul has worked on a number of projects including a staffing and budgetary evaluation for a consortium of Southern California Cities; providing management support for the City of Half Moon Bay; and performing an efficiency study and analysis for Independence Power & Light in Missouri.