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The Fleet Services Division is an internal service provider, committed to providing for and supporting the safe, efficient, and cost-effective ownership of the city’s vehicle and equipment assets.
The division is responsible for all service, maintenance and repair work performed on more than 1100 vehicles and pieces of mechanical equipment, and maintaining the cost histories of such. Fleet Services also supply’s the participating divisions with asset acquisition and disposal assistance, in house fueling operations, and accident damage repair and processing.
Scope of items managed range from public safety and emergency equipment to light duty and seasonal equipment ranging from weed-eaters, mowers, chain and specialty saws, tractors, police cars and utility trucks, etc., to fire trucks, street sweepers, water trucks, snow plows, road graders, roller/compactors, semi-trailers, and an antique Iron Horse Mini-Train that is operated in Gage Park.
Operations are conducted from three facilities(201 N. Topeka, 210 SE Fourth St., and 300 Jefferson). Fleet Services process more than 12,000 computer generated job orders per year, and maintains a Police Fleet that drives more than 2.5 million miles a year.
The Division has earned A.S.E. Blue Seal Certification from the Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.), has been recognized as one of the “100 Best Fleets in North America”, by Fleet Equipment Magazine and the “100 Best”.