The Public Works Department manages and provides oversight for the Buildings and Grounds Sections, the County’s Public Utilities Department and its Solid Waste Facility (Convenience Center). The Department is responsible for day-to-day operations and scheduling of projects performed by Building and Grounds personnel, and for managing and overseeing the contracts and contractors who perform major Mechanical, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing and Electrical work for County. The Public Works Department also manages contracts and oversees contractors involved in the planning, design, construction, and start-up of new and renovated facilities, and other replacement, renewal and capital improvement projects.