The Department of Facilities and Fleet Management is a municipal department focused on providing excellent service utilizing sound business practices to other departments regarding maintenance and modernization of city owned buildings, emergency response and non-emergency response vehicles. We are also dedicated to ensure prompt and complete curb-side collection of municipal solid waste and recyclable materials through our private solid waste contract and our transfer station.
The Department of Facilities and Fleet Management is responsible for maintaining 82 City owned buildings. Maintenance of the City buildings can range from minor repairs to new construction. DFFM is also responsible for the care and maintenance of a fleet of over 600 city owned vehicles. In addition, the department oversees the municipal solid waste collection contract as well as the operation of the City’s transfer station. It is always the goal of the department to utilize energy efficient products whenever possible as well as sound business practices.
The Facilities Maintenance Division is responsible for the care and maintenance of all City owned buildings, excluding those under the control of the School Department. Work performed by this division includes day to day maintenance, interior and exterior renovations, new construction, and custodial services.
The Solid Waste/Recycling Division operates the Solid Waste Transfer Station and Recycling Center, located at 1103 Shawmut Avenue. This facility provides disposal and recycling options for City residents and businesses.
The Fleet Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance of most City owned vehicles. This operation consists of three facilities located in the City Yard on Liberty Street. The Central Garage is responsible for the maintenance of all vehicles and equipment, from passenger cars to heavy equipment, used by City departments. A second facility is responsible for all Police Department vehicles, while a third facility is responsible for all Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services vehicles and equipment.
The Administration Office at 294 Liberty Street is the location for the staff members responsible for the day to day management and clerical support for the Department.