Maintains 310 pieces of equipment ranging from 40-ton aerial fire apparatus to 18-ton Public Works dump trucks to pickup trucks and police cruisers to mowers and chainsaws
Of the 310 pieces of equipment maintained, more than 250 are utilized by public safety first responder departments – Police, Fire, Public Works, and Emergency Management
At least 95 percent of all city vehicle repairs are done in-house
Offers metal fabrication and body shop with paint booth
Allows minor accidents to be repaired without going through insurance company, thereby saving on premiums
Towing and police impound services
New vehicle outfitting
Adapting to Alternate Fuel Vehicle policy
Vehicle Recycling “Program”
NPU mini payloader and skid steer scheduled for decommission being used by Public Works for construction work and snow removal in the winter.
One Police Department Chevy Tahoe was converted to DPW Engineer's vehicle. Takes pressure off capital budget request for vehicles.
The Fleet Maintenance Division ensures the safety of all city vehicles through an aggressive preventative maintenance program. The division uses a fleet maintenance computer software program to schedule regular service for all vehicles. This software stores detailed repair and service records and keeps track of registration, insurance, and inspection renewals.
Efficiency & Cost Savings
The Fleet Maintenance Division performs in-house new vehicle outfitting. The division:
Customizes plow set ups for large Public Works dump trucks
Installs lighting packages, communications equipment, and prisoner containment apparatus in new police cruisers
Creates graphics packages for most other new vehicle purchases
This in-house service not only saves capital dollars, but also ensures consistency in equipment and setup packages across the fleet.