Fleet Services manages equipment operations and replacements, coordinates all fleet acquisitions, repairs equipment, manages outside vendor support, and supports radio acquisition and maintenance for the city and other governmental and nonprofit groups.
The responsibilities of Fleet Services are to:
- Manage and maintain assets
- Supply parts, fuel and lubes
- Manage and administer support services
The Fleet Services workgroup consists of eight mechanics, two radio technicians, three parts specialists, a fleet assistant, the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, and the Fleet Manager.
- Exceed Clean Fuel Fleet Program mandate
- Reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT), fleet vehicle emissions and use of petroleum-based fuels
- Continue membership in the Boulder County Partners for A Clean Environment (PACE) program
- Purchase vehicles that are more fuel-efficient
- Purchase alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) and hybrids, when possible
- Currently, 246 of the 422 total vehicles in the city Fleet (58 percent) are classified as alternative fuel vehicles:
99 diesel/biodiesel, 39 gasoline/electric hybrids, 104 gasoline/ethanol,and four propane vehicles.
Fleet coordinates the following external services:
- Paint and body repair
- Engine and transmission repair/rebuild
- Heavy duty suspension service
- Glass replacement
An interdepartmental Energy Strategy Team is being convened by Local Environmental Action Division (LEAD) and Facilities & Fleet Services staff to continue with the implementation of sustainable energy management in city operations.
The following PDF documents provide additional information:
Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations
Contact Fleet Services
Facilities and Fleet Manager
Joe Castro, 303-441-3163,
Fleet Maintenance Supervisor
Jim Arnold, 303-413-7142,
Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 11:40