Facility Services plans, constructs, manages and operates Placer County’s buildings, properties, infrastructure and assets to bring value to the Public, maximizing useful life and economic opportunity, through efficient and effective service delivery and prudent fiscal management. The department has the following divisions:
Provides management and administrative support to the operating divisions of the Facility Services Department in carrying out the policy directives of the County Executive Office and the Board of Supervisors, and assures the Department functions in compliance with county fiscal policies in an effective and efficient manner while providing services to the public and other county departments.
Provides a broad range of building maintenance, construction, and custodial services, and funds utilities (electrical, gas, sewer and water) for facilities owned or leased by Placer County. Proactive maintenance and cleaning of Placer County facilities protects the health of the building occupants and the public, provides a comfortable atmosphere for conducting county business, and protects the County’s investment in facilities.
Provides operation, grounds maintenance, and construction services to county owned facilities, park facilities and beaches in unincorporated Placer County. Additional responsibilities include planning, acquisition, construction, and maintenance of county trails and public open space.
Provides exhibits and educational programs such as living history, community heritage education programs, and special events for Placer County residents and visitors. Staff and volunteers process and reserve historic artifacts and documents by keeping them in a controlled environment and implement protective measures to ensure that the physical evidence of our history will be available for future generations.
Plans, designs, and constructs facilities in accordance with plans endorsed by the Board of Supervisors. Project costs range from small projects of less than $500,000 to large multi-million dollar projects.
Provides a variety of real estate services including leasing, property management, and acquisitions and divestitures of real property. This asset management activity generates revenue from, and provides stewardship over, Placer County real-property assets, and provides comprehensive public information regarding these assets.
Provides labor and materials needed to operate and maintain the Sewer Maintenances Districts (SMDs), County Service Areas (CSAs) and solid waste franchise areas that provide the following services: sewage collection and disposal, recycling, garbage collection, landfill operation, domestic water service, drainage maintenance, and water for fire protection.