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Managing Director, Office of the / Fleet Management[Record group 61-15]
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- The mission of the Office of Fleet Management (OFM) is to support City departments and agencies in the delivery of municipal services by ensuring that City vehicles and other automotive-related equipment are available, dependable, and safe to operate. This fleet includes ambulances, fire apparatus, trash compactors, highway paving equipment, police cars, riding mowers, passenger and cargo vans, jeeps, buses, and sedans, and generates an average of 1,617 maintenance and repair work orders each week, or over 84,000 work orders a year. The goals of the Office of Fleet Management include the establishment of a central repair facility and implementing the central repair and parts warehousing concepts; the continuation and expansion of the city-wide preventive maintenance program into all departments; the continuation and expansion of a program to provide compressed natural gas capability to city-owned vehicles; and expansion of city-wide alternative fuels programs.
- Agency History
- Executive Order 5-93 signed by the Mayor on 6 April 1993 created the Office of Fleet Management to centralize the fleet management activities of the City into one unit. It is administered by a Deputy Managing Director who is also the Fleet Manager. The Fleet Manager reports to the Deputy Mayor. The Office is responsible for all aspects of the City s vehicles, including purchasing, maintenance, repair, disposal, and establishing a management information system. Most of the personnel and facilities managed by the Office of Fleet Management were transferred from the Department of Public Property, Streets Department, Police department, Water, and Aviation Department's Automotive Services Division.
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