001-170 Vehicle Maintenance

General Fund - Public Works

Department Information and Background

The Vehicle Maintenance Team is responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, and repair of approximately 200 City vehicles and approximately 185 pieces of equipment including tractors, back hoes, generators, light towers, arrow boards, trailers, pumps, blowers, chain saws, compactors, stripers, string trimmers, riding mowers, push mowers, brush trimmers, etc.

Department Goals and Objectives

  • Continued focus on improving shop operating policies and procedures to ensure more uniformity of the repair and preventative maintenance program.
  • Reducing the length of time required for repairs.
  • Maintaining inventory of parts on hand and strict inventory controls of those parts stocked.
  • Continuing to seek all available cost-effective training to bring the mechanics’ skill level up to the level of the technicians at most dealerships and assist all mechanics in obtaining at least one ASE certification.
  • Ensuring that the overall appearance of the fleet is representative of the City’s image.

Department Appropriations

Department Staffing