Consolidates the purchase, maintenance, repair, operations, and disposal of the County’s vehicle and heavy equipment fleet into one operational area. This centralization results in more efficient and effective acquisition and operation of the vehicle fleet. Maintenance work is now shared between County staff and a private contractor. The County operates a diversified fleet of vehicles, police cars, light and heavy-duty trucks, boats and off-road transportation, and construction equipment totaling over 350 units.
Public Works oversees the operation of a bulk fuel facility for County departments, RTS buses and outside agencies. Over 425,000 gallons of fuel are dispensed annually. A vehicle wash facility is available for County departments. Revenue and expenses are closely monitored to ensure reserve funds are available for maintenance, repairs, and replacement of equipment.