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.
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.
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.