John W. Odell, Interim Director
The mission of the Department of Public Facilities is to oversee the maintenance and sustainability of some of the largest and most visited City facilities, including City Hall, the Library, Union Station, Senior Center and DCU Center. The Department is responsible for timely and appropriate capital and maintenance projects, which help ensure the work environment for employees maximizes productivity and minimizes discomfort and downtime.
The Division formerly known as Architectural Services has been incorporated into the new Department of Public Facilities as of July 2021. Chapter 149 and Chapter 149A online bids are still available Online.
The City, through the Department of Sustainability & Resilience, has embarked on a multi-year, multi-million dollar energy efficiency and renewable energy project for municipal buildings. The goal is to modernize municipal facilities and reduce energy use, costs and greenhouse gas emissions.