The Facilities Management Section is responsible for providing quality customer service while implementing the overall operations and maintenance strategy for City buildings and grounds. Part of that responsibility is ensuring citizens can complete their daily interactions with City staff safely and efficiently. Together, 53 dedicated employees in five functional areas collectively maintain over 1,000,000 square feet of building space spread across 100+ buildings while providing support to over 100 park sites throughout the City. The five functional areas are supported by staff in the following sections.
Design & Construction Services manages any new construction, modifications or improvements for all City owned or leased facilities.
Sustainability Office promotes economic viability, environmental health and social responsibility to achieve sustainability within four major themes - energy, water, materials and community.
Building Operations & Services provides internal services to all City departments through a system of supporting operations including work order processing, surplus property management, City fleet vehicle management, mail services and custodial services. Our staff provides contract administration for additional internal services including copier service, security service, pest control service, locksmith service, carpet and tile service, and preventive maintenance service for fire extinguishers, fire sprinklers and elevators.
Building Systems & Maintenance Services is responsible for preventive maintenance and general maintenance of City owned facilities. Our staff includes a wide range of skilled trade professional including building service technicians, carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, refrigerator mechanics and HVAC mechanics.
We employ "Green" practices in all aspects of our maintenance and operations as part of our long-term strategy. This includes pursuing LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for new City buildings. In the long run, the City anticipates having healthier buildings, conserving energy, and reducing waste through recycling.
D. Eric Martin, CFM
Facilities Management Administrator