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Facilities and Operations Department
Hall Road Warehouse
(586) 469-5244


To operate and maintain approximately 1.7 million square feet of General Fund Buildings.  Managing County resources responsibly, efficiently and with accountability and providing a safe work place environment for employees and the general public utilizing County services.

Key Services or Functions:

  • Assist in the development of the Capital Budget.
  • Coordinates architectural/engineering services.
  • Coordinates vendor services as it pertains to maintenance of facilities and infrastructure.
  • Responsible for climate control within the facilities, including heating and cooling, pneumatic systems, routine maintenance of filters, chilled water systems, cooling towers and steam-line infrastructures.
  • Responsible for repairs and upgrades to interior and exterior lighting equipment, power feeds and electrical infrastructures.
  • Responsible for the maintenance, repair and annual inspections of all life/safety systems, including fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, elevators, emergency generators, etc.
  • Responsible for all landscape and grounds maintenance, including grass cutting, snow removal, also utilize “best practices” in order to minimize adverse impact on the environment.
  • Responsible for repairs and maintenance of plumbing fixtures, drains, grease traps, including backflow prevention.
  • Responsible for custodian/housekeeping maintenance including stocking paper products, recycling materials, refuge pick‑up, etc.
  • Coordinate hazardous material abatement.

Goals and Objectives:

  • To implement planned maintenance programs, which are designed to extend the useful life of the buildings and operating systems to avoid premature capital outlay for replacement.
  • Provide a level of service in maintaining the County General Fund buildings with the continued decrease in budget and manpower.
  • Further evaluate cleaning product line and delivery for additional cost savings.
  • To maintain a maintenance schedule for all mechanical systems.
  • Negotiate discounts with suppliers.
  • To provide quarterly inspections of mechanical and electrical systems identifying components needing repair/replacement.

Contact Information:

  • Lynn M. Arnott-Bryks Director
  • Ben Treppa, Deputy Director
  • Gary NIlson, General Foreman
  • Joe Mallory, Risk Management & Safety Coordinator
  • Mike McIntyre, Mechanical Systems Supervisor
  • Estella Shelton, Maintenance Supervisor