About Public Works

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

The Alachua County Department of Public Works provides stewardship of assigned county-owned infrastructure and equipment, and works with the community to support growth that balances environmental, social and community development.

The Alachua County Public Works Department has seven functional divisions: Administration, Animal Services, Fleet Management, Engineering & Operations, Transportation & Development, and Critical Facilities.


ADMINISTRATION DIVISION

Kenneth Fair, Administrative Support Manager

The Administration Division provides centralized administrative support for departmental procurement, personnel, fiscal and budgetary operations; provides information systems / telecommunications support; administers and operates the Santa Fe Hills Water System; and manages the warehousing and supply distribution.

 

CRITICAL FACILITIES

Scott Travis, Critical Facilities Manager


         

ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS

County Engineer Ramon Gavarrete
The Engineering and Operations Division is made up of the Offices of Engineering, Survey, Real Property, Development Review, Construction Inspections and Road & Bridge.


  

FLEET MANAGEMENT DIVISION

Gerald Bailey, Fleet Manager

The Fleet Management Division ensures that the Alachua County fleet is obtained, maintained and utilized in a manner that provides for a safe and cost-efficient operation through environmentally responsible management. Fleet Management provides the following core services to its customers: fleet asset management, procurement of vehicles and equipment, storage and dispensing of fleet fuels, repair and maintenance services, and vehicle replacement fund management.

     

ASSISSTANT PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

Brian M. Singleton, Assisstant Public Works Director

Mr. Singleton has been employed by Alachua County since 2006 and started his career as an intern during his freshman year at UF. Serving as Assistant Public Works Director since 2018, he administers the Engineering, Construction Inspections, Critical Facilities (Sheriff’s & Fire Chief’s buildings) and Real Property & Survey sections of Public Works. These sections of Public Works handles all capital projects from land acquisition through construction close-out and all storm water &  transportation engineering operations of the County​.

 

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