Facilities

Facilities Administrator: John Clark

Capital Facilities Manager: Doug Carey

Phone: (360) 740-1192

The Facilities Division of the Department of Central Services is responsible for maintaining over 600,000 sq. ft. of county owned and leased buildings and grounds, providing cleaning and sanitation services, as well as centralized mail services throughout Lewis County. The area of operation for the Facilities Division is from Meskil near the west end of the County to Packwood near the east end and from Toledo in the south to the county line on the north. In addition to the above, the Facilities Division is also responsible for designing, planning, and managing capital projects, overseeing architectural and engineering services, and oversees building projects to assure an efficient, quality process in conformance with plans and specifications and compliance with appropriate codes and ordinances.

The division is headed by the Facilities Administrator and is divided into five sections; Maintenance, Construction, Custodial, Mail Services, and Administration. The Maintenance and Construction sections are led by a Supervisor. As in any organization, it is the dedicated staff that provides the quality, quantity, and timely service to achieve excellence.

Areas of Responsibility

The Custodial Section is responsible for:

  • Cleaning all county buildings.
  • Sanitizing all restrooms.
  • Emergency response for building and other cleanups.
  • Recycle collection and garbage disposal.
  • Opening and securing all office buildings.

The Maintenance Section is responsible for:

  • Scheduled preventative maintenance for all county buildings and systems.
  • Normal and emergency maintenance of buildings and systems.
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance.
  • Furniture moves and installations.
  • Overseeing small capital projects and performing small remodels.
  • Manages collection, storage, inventory and disposition of county surplus property.
  • Provides wiring and maintenance of wiring for voice and data communications.

The Construction Section is responsible for:

  • Overseeing capital projects and performing remodels.

The Mailroom is responsible for:

  • Daily incoming and outgoing mail and package delivery.
  • Regular inter-departmental mail and package delivery.
  • Maintaining lowest cost methods for mail and shipments.
  • Providing assistance to county offices for current regulations and procedures.

The Administration Section is responsible for:

  • Receptionist and office support for the division.
  • Oversight of major Capital projects and Capital Planning.