Facilities & Fleet Department

Our mission is to coordinate and, in some cases, directly manage the maintenance and replacement of city facilities and equipment.


  • Operation and maintenance of facilities assigned to FAM, including the Boulder Public Libraries, Parks and Recreation and the General Fund facilities.
  • Renovation and Replacement of General Fund facilities.
  • Scheduling and management of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects related to facilities that are funded by the General Fund, Capital Development Fund, or Facility Renovation and Replacement Fund.
  • Maintain a database of all city facilities and properties for financial and insurance purposes.
  • Establish city policies, standards, and best practices for managing buildings and building support systems, equipment, and furniture.
  • Make recommendations to the City Manager's Office for the use and space allocation of city facilities.
  • Manage the Equipment Replacement Program to provide for the replacement of major city equipment when it reaches the end of its service life.
  • Coordinate with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Green Buildings Council (USGBC) and all city departments to facilitate energy efficiencies and environmental sustainability programs.

Fleet Services

Fleet Services manages the equipment operations and equipment replacement funds, coordinates all fleet acquisitions, repairs equipment and manages outside vendor support, and supports radio acquisition/maintenance for the city and other governmental and non-profit groups.


  • 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.

Environmental Goals

  • 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 at least 90 percent of new vehicles as alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs)
  • Currently, 406 of the 508 total vehicles in the city Fleet (80 percent) are classified as alternative fuel vehicles:133 diesel/biodiesel, 46 gasoline/electric hybrids, 221 gasoline/ethanol and six all-electric vehicles.

Regional Partnerships

  • Northern Colorado Clean Cities
  • Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition
  • Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association