APWA Accreditation Site Review Brian R. Usher, Director Charles R. Jordan, MPA, Accreditation Manager <ul><li>City of Larg...
Welcome to Largo, Florida “City of Progress” Patricia S. Gerard Mayor Norton W. Craig City Manager Brian R. Usher Director...
About the City of Largo <ul><li>Over 1,000 Employees </li></ul><ul><li>Over 75,000 Residents </li></ul><ul><li>17.9 Square...
About the City of Largo <ul><li>Property Tax Rate: 4.275 Mills </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Budget - $130 Million </li></ul><u...
About the Public Works Department <ul><li>Over 150 Full Time Equivalents </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Budget - $19 Million </l...
Public Works Administration <ul><li>Personnel and Records Keeping for Department </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Preparation and ...
Facilities Management Division <ul><li>Custodial and Building Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities Maintenance and Con...
Fleet Management Division <ul><li>Maintains a Fleet of over 550 Vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Purchases and Surveys Vehicles ...
Solid Waste Division <ul><li>Enterprise Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Residential Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curbside Collect...
Streets and Drainage Division <ul><li>Maintains all Streets, Signage, and Traffic Signals </li></ul><ul><li>Cleans and Mai...
Funding for Public Works <ul><li>General Fund (Property Taxes and Smaller Fees): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$4,703,000 </li></u...
Public Works v. Community Development <ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>U...
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APWA Accreditation Site Review

  1. 1. APWA Accreditation Site Review Brian R. Usher, Director Charles R. Jordan, MPA, Accreditation Manager <ul><li>City of Largo, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Public Works Department </li></ul>
  2. 2. Welcome to Largo, Florida “City of Progress” Patricia S. Gerard Mayor Norton W. Craig City Manager Brian R. Usher Director of Public Works
  3. 3. About the City of Largo <ul><li>Over 1,000 Employees </li></ul><ul><li>Over 75,000 Residents </li></ul><ul><li>17.9 Square Miles </li></ul><ul><li>Median Age: 43 </li></ul><ul><li>Median Income: $46,925 </li></ul>
  4. 4. About the City of Largo <ul><li>Property Tax Rate: 4.275 Mills </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Budget - $130 Million </li></ul><ul><li>First in Florida and Second in Nation to use Council/Manager form of Government </li></ul>
  5. 5. About the Public Works Department <ul><li>Over 150 Full Time Equivalents </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Budget - $19 Million </li></ul><ul><li>Five Divisions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Works Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilities Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fleet Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solid Waste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Streets and Drainage </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Public Works Administration <ul><li>Personnel and Records Keeping for Department </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Preparation and Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Improvement Program Preparation and Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Planning and Implementation </li></ul>
  7. 7. Facilities Management Division <ul><li>Custodial and Building Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities Maintenance and Construction Management </li></ul><ul><li>Communications and Telecommunications </li></ul>
  8. 8. Fleet Management Division <ul><li>Maintains a Fleet of over 550 Vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Purchases and Surveys Vehicles and Vehicle Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Manages the Parts and Central Stores Operation of the City and the Department </li></ul>
  9. 9. Solid Waste Division <ul><li>Enterprise Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Residential Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curbside Collection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yard Waste Collection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commercial Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulk Container (Dumpster) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roll-Off / Construction Debris </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul>
  10. 10. Streets and Drainage Division <ul><li>Maintains all Streets, Signage, and Traffic Signals </li></ul><ul><li>Cleans and Maintains Stormwater Run-Off Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Constructs Improvements to Roadways and Drainage Inlets </li></ul><ul><li>Street Sweeping </li></ul><ul><li>NPDES Reporting and Management </li></ul>
  11. 11. Funding for Public Works <ul><li>General Fund (Property Taxes and Smaller Fees): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$4,703,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solid Waste Charges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$10,378,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stormwater Utility Fees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$2,519,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fleet Internal Service Charges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$2,312,000 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Public Works v. Community Development <ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Utility Expansion and Major Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Site and Plan Reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Routine Maintenance and Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Facility and Work Order Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Utility Inspection and Minor Improvements </li></ul>PW CD

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