Public Works Director


Louis A. Atwell

Louis Atwell joined the City of Inglewood as Public Works Director on October 1, 2012, after spending five years as the Deputy Director of Public Works for the City of Downey where he was in charge of the Utilities and Operations Divisions.  Prior to serving in this capacity, Louis spent ten years in the private sector for a civil engineering firm eventually rising to the position of vice president.

Before going into the private sector, Louis served as a Civil Engineer, P.E. for the
Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD) where he planned and designed large-scale
water systems for the City of Las Vegas. Prior to this, Louis worked for the Los Angeles
Department of Water and Power as a civil engineering assistant.

Mr. Atwell is a California native and graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona