Schoharie County

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Administration

The Division of Administration provides overall financial management of department finances, purchases of equipment and materials, prepares payrolls and oversees fleet operations. In 1991 the Department of Public Works organized to assume responsibility for the maintenance of the County's fleet of automobiles, buses and trucks and equipment related to highway construction and maintenance.

Buildings & Grounds

The Division of Buildings and Grounds is responsible for the care and maintenance of all County owned and/or leased buildings including the County Office Building, Public Safety Facility, Highway facilities, Old Stone Fort, Blenheim Covered Bridge, and other facilities. Our staff is trained and organized to maximize in-house ability to perform repairs and maintenance of building systems.

Engineering

The Division of Engineering involves one staff member who prepares plans and supervises construction of engineered facilities. The division also processes permits, provides technical assistance to Towns and other County departments and participates in overall department management.

Highway

The Highway Division is responsible for the care and maintenance of the County's 320 miles of road and 91 bridges. The level of service is maintained through trained management and the use of labor saving equipment.