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File #: 16-117    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/11/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/6/2016 Final action: 1/6/2016
Title: Reorganization of the Department of General Services and the Office of Facilities Development
Attachments: 1. 16-117 Facilities and Environmental Services Realigned Organizational Chart.pdf, 2. 16-117 Att.B Res Approving New Dept, 3. 16-117 Att.C Res Appointing Trevor Henry as Director
AGENDA DATE: 1/6/2016

TITLE:
Title
Reorganization of the Department of General Services and the Office of Facilities Development
BODY
SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Proposed creation of the Department of Facilities and Environmental Services and the appointment of the director for that department

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Foley, Davis, Letteri, Walker

PRESENTER (S): Bill Letteri

LEGAL REVIEW: Yes

REVIEWED BY: Thomas C. Foley

BACKGROUND: The Department of General Services currently includes the functional areas of public works and environmental services. In 2007, the Office of Facilities Development (OFD), previously a part of the Department of General Services (GS), was established as a separate office to provide a more focused approach to the management and execution of the County's expanding Capital Improvement Program (CIP), including school construction. Today, under the leadership of its current director, the OFD operation has evolved into a highly experienced, effective office employing talented project managers and best management practices. Re-combining the Department of General Services and the Office of Facilities Development would allow for greater effectiveness in the delivery of services and would align the organization to meet future urbanization needs.

The laws protecting natural resources have evolved over the last 25 years, as has the County's commitment to protecting our natural resources. The Board's adoption of Goal 6, Natural Resources, of the County's Strategic Plan emphasizes that the stewardship of our natural resources and the environment is a County priority. Staff continues to work to bring the County, as an organization, into alignment with the Strategic Plan Goal.

Virginia Code ? 15.2-518 enables the Board to establish departments that it deems necessary to the proper conduct of the business of the County.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Goal 6: Natural Resources-Thoughtfully protect...

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