Staff & Inventory
Under the direction of the Fleet Manager, this division includes an inventory control specialist, one lead mechanic, and three equipment mechanics. This crew of six maintains all of the city’s rolling stock and motorized equipment. The current inventory of vehicles and equipment that is maintained by this division is approximately 260 pieces.
Some vehicle repair is contracted to outside shops, generally for specialized work such as body paint, wheel alignment, and exhaust work. However, the city has the expertise on staff to do nearly any automotive or heavy equipment work that is needed.
Computerized Vehicle Management
A computerized vehicle management program is used to manage the maintenance of equipment, and a computerized inventory control program is used to track a parts inventory that averages in excess of $200,000.
This division has also developed a vehicle replacement schedule that charts the estimated life of each vehicle by department, the cost of replacement per year, the cost to each department per year, and the overall cost to the city.