The Department of General Services was created to eliminate duplication of effort and maximize cost savings through increased efficiency. Services are provided to other County departments for the purchase and sale of materials, supplies and equipment; information technology, computer hardware and software support; physical plant operation, maintenance of buildings and grounds, auto maintenance services, security, housekeeping, communications, and County construction projects, renovations and repairs.
The various units providing services are:
Administration – coordinates and manages the services provided by the Department of General Services.
Purchasing – makes all purchases and sales of materials, supplies, equipment and services.
M.I.S. – maintains the County’s network infrastructure and software applications; provides hardware and software support; offers computer training for County employees.
Security - provides 24 /7 protection at the Health Center and more limited coverage at the New City Office Complex.
Maintenance - maintains nearly one million square feet of County building space at the Health Center, New City Office Complex, County Courthouse and Fire Training Center.
Utility Plant – provides HVAC services to all county buildings located at the Health Center.
Grounds – maintains over 20 acres of County-owned land at the Health Center, New City Office Complex, County Courthouse, and Fire Training Center.
Automotive – maintains and repairs the County’s automotive fleet
Housekeeping – provides cleaning services at the New City Office Complex and the Courthouse.
Communications – provides mail, telephone, and printing services.
Capital Projects – oversees all new construction projects and renovations to County buildings.