Fleet Maintenance Division

About the Division
The purpose of this division is to efficiently and economically maintain the City-owned vehicles and equipment in a safe, properly functioning condition. The division is ready to serve. 24-hour service is available for repairs required on snow removal equipment during a snow emergency, pumps during flood control operations, or Fire Department equipment at a fire scene.

Maintenance & Repair
This program includes the maintenance and repair of the City-owned vehicles and equipment on an as-needed basis.This involves the planning and designing of modifications performed on various pieces of equipment. There are approximately:
  • 48 pieces of heavy equipment
  • 275 pieces of various equipment ranging from chainsaws to tractors
  • 250 cars and trucks
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative maintenance is performed on approximately 736 vehicles or pieces of equipment. Also included is the repair and preventative maintenance on over 50 Fire Department emergency vehicles as well as numerous miscellaneous emergency equipment. Fleet Maintenance provides on-the-road service to vehicles in the field to minimize downtime. Fleet Maintenance oversees:
  • Cutting, fabricating, and welding projects as needed
  • Maintaining pumping stations
  • Repairing and maintaining park gates, bike racks, bleachers, play apparatus, and retention pond gates
  • Repairing heating cooling and exhaust systems, bridges, and guardrails
Inventory
Another responsibility of Fleet Maintenance is to maintain an up-to-date inventory of frequently used parts and a computerized inventory system. This inventory system ensures that a sufficient quantity of proper parts, tools, and materials are stocked. This division distributes parts and tools as necessary.

An adequate parts inventory is maintained in order to complete repairs in a timely manner to minimize downtime. The division performs an annual physical inventory to count and record each stock item by identifying quantity, location, and price.

Records & Files

Fleet Maintenance maintains its own records and files. On a daily basis, a record of fuel being dispensed from the pumping facilities is maintained to ensure sufficient availability.