Facilities and Environmental Services

Albemarle County's Department of General Services

Facilities & Environmental Services (FES) is primarily responsible for 1) maintaining and improving the physical assets of the County (such as its buildings, grounds, Keene landfill, and other infrastructure), 2) managing our operations to ensure environmental compliance, promote pollution prevention, and minimize waste, 3) overseeing the planning, design, and construction of all major capital improvements undertaken on behalf of the county , and 4) in coordination with the Department of Community Development, protecting the water resources and other natural resources of the County through various programs, including capital projects. Other department services include providing copy services, mail services, building security, fleet management, and street sign maintenance. Essentially……

FES provides the following services:

  • Project Management
  • Environmental Services
  • Building Maintenance and Repair
  • Custodial Services
  • Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping
  • Copy Center Operations; and
  • Internal Mail Services

Our Vision
To be a valued and trusted partner in the future of Albemarle County

Our Mission
To provide exceptional services to support Albemarle County in its effort to advance good government initiatives. Through leadership, innovation, focus, and teamwork, FES is dedicated to being a quality-first organization in support of the taxpayers, the Board of Supervisors’ Strategic Plan, our internal customers, the environment and our employees.

Our Commitments
To the taxpayer
Provide ethical stewardship of the taxpayers' money used to support our diverse programs and provide clean,safe, and aesthetically pleasing facilities for staff and visitors.

To the Board of Supervisor's Strategic Plan
FES is dedicated to provide the resources necessary to support the County's Strategic Plan as adopted by the Board of Supervisors.

To our Internal Customers
We recognize that supporting our internal customers is paramount to the success of FES because we depend on their support of us. Therefore, we are committed to providing them a quality and valuable service in an expeditious and professional manner.

To the Environment
We support innovative initiatives to protect the natural resources of the County, and we are committed to being a leader in environmental stewardship and energy conservation through continuous education of ourselves and the public.

To our Employees
We believe that FES employees develop a commitment to excellence when they are directly involved in the management of their areas of responsibility. This team effort maximizes quality results, minimizes cost, and allows our employees the opportunity to have authorship and personal satisfaction in their accomplishments. In exchange, FES is committed to the development of our good people by identifying, cultivating, training, rewarding those individuals who are committed to our organization. We will continuously strive to maintain a working environment that is challenging yet fun.

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Facilities & Environmental Services
401 McIntire Road
Room 420
Charlottesville, VA 22902
FAX: 434-293-0294
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