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Department of General Services (DGS)

DGS At A Glance

DGS Mission Statement

What the Department Does and for Whom
The Department of General Services serves the diverse business and service requirements of all County departments, providing a single point of government-to-government service, enabling departments to complete their missions, adding value to services, and contributing directly towards several County priority objectives.
How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $114,627,107
  • FY15 Total Full-time Equivalents (FTEs): 394.85
  • FY15 General Funds: $29,468,025; FY15 FTEs: 160
  • FY15 Printing and Mail: $8,070,305; FY15 FTEs: 30.75
  • FY15 Fleet: $79,093,933; FY15 FTEs: 204.1

The Automation Program

What the Department Does and for Whom

Provides staffing, material, and support of the Department’s business operations. This includes the purchase, maintenance, and service of IT equipment; support for major end user systems on a County-wide basis; IT management of website design; and coordination with the County Department of Technology Services (DTS).

How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $442,468; FY15 FTEs: 4

The Division of Facilities Management

What the Department Does and for Whom

Provides for the comprehensive planning and delivery of maintenance services, the oversight of building-related operations at County facilities used by County staff and residents, as well as the management of several Capital Improvements Program (CIP) projects.

How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $22,812,792; FY15 FTEs: 103.9

Office of Energy and Sustainability

What the Department Does and for Whom

Facilitates comprehensive energy and sustainability strategies across County operations. Specific core functions include executing the County's utility purchasing strategy, monitoring day-to-day utility activities, managing data related to the environmental impacts of operations, deploying renewable energy initiatives, and implementing energy efficiency projects.

How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $101,570; FY15 FTEs:1

The Central Duplicating, Imaging, Archiving & Mail Services Program

What the Department Does and for Whom

Provides document management through: high-speed photocopying and color copying services; desktop and electronic publishing; bindery; digital imaging; the electronic and physical archiving of County records; as well as U.S. Postal Service and inter-office mail delivery to/from County agencies.

How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $8,070,305; FY15 FTEs:30.75

The Real Estate Program

What the Department Does and for Whom

Provides for the leasing of real property; the purchase of property for County use; the sale, or lease of surplus property; the utilization of space in County-owned and leased facilities; as well as technical support to site evaluation committees for Capital Improvements Program (CIP) projects

How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $900,523; FY15 FTEs:7.0

The Building Design and Construction Program

What the Department Does and for Whom

Provides for the management of the Department’s facility Capital Improvements Program (CIP) projects by following best practices in project design including: planning and constructing buildings for County use as well as County-owned public venues.

How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $0; FY15 FTEs: 0

Administration

What the Department Does and for Whom

Comprises three key areas: The Director’s Office handles policy and overall leadership; the County Executive’s Strategic Growth Initiative is under the Office of Planning and Development; and the Division of Central Services includes budget preparation, HR, Contracts, Moving & Storage, and ADA Compliance.

How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $1,980,378; FY15 FTEs: 15.2

The Division of Fleet Management Services

What the Department Does and for Whom

Provides a comprehensive fleet management program that responsibly meets the needs of our County customers, leading through best practices, environmental stewardship and sustainability. We strategically plan, maintain, acquire, and dispose of County fleet vehicles and equipment, providing the highest level of cost effective and efficient fleet operations, ensuring transparency and accountability through a dedicated, highly trained, and certified fleet staff.

How Much? How Many?
  • FY15 Budget: $79,093,933; FY15 FTEs:204.10

Legend: Performance Improved / Optimal; Performance Consistent; Performance Declined; Measuring; Collecting Data;

Headline Performance Measures

Responsive and Sustainable Leadership