Facilities Management oversees the construction, management, and operation of the facilities and properties owned and operated by the Oakland County General Fund. It oversees the activities of the Facilities Maintenance and Operations Division and the Facilities Planning & Engineering Division.
To continuously ensure that all facilities and grounds are operated on behalf of the County Executive and the other County elected officials in accordance with the highest standards and best practices of both the public and private sector, within the constraints of available resources, to support a safe, secure, effective, and professional physical environment for the employees and citizens of Oakland County.
- Provide staff training and ensure compliance with the numerous building codes, insurance requirements, Employee Right-To-Know laws, the Michigan Occupation Health and Safety Act, hazardous materials storage and disposal laws, medical waste disposal regulations, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, Indoor Clean Air Act, asbestos awareness, building control technology, and other legislation impacting facilities and grounds.
- Provide, in a cost effective and quality manner, a safe and comfortable environment for the efficient operation of business for both County employees and the public they serve.
- Evaluate and improve the cost effectiveness of operations through benchmarking with similar public and private sector organizations.
- Continuously improve support service responsiveness.
- Continual evaluation of leveraging private sector services and expertise consistent with the above goals.
For an overview of the County’s facilities, their history, and the department’s recent projects, please take a look at our 2012 Facilities Report, which can be downloaded below: