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Heavy Fleet Division
The goal of the Fleet Management Division is to provide City of Huntsville Department with properly equipped and well maintained vehicles and equipment to aid them in performing their job task.
Responsibilities of the Fleet Management Division include the purchase of new vehicles and mowing equipment, fueling services of vehicles and equipment, and the repair and maintenance of all types of equipment ranging from Automated Garbage Trucks to Emergency Response Vehicles to Mowing Equipment.
The Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the efficient flow of water through the City's drainage facilities to prevent flooding, erosion, and other property damage. It is also responsible for maintaining the safe riding quality of the City's streets.
Activities include pothole
patching, base failure repair,
crack sealing, sidewalk
repair, curb and gutter repair, hydro-seeding, creek
dredging, ditch maintenance, street sweeping, loose leaf collection and administering
the street resurfacing
contract. A seasonal activity is ice
and snow removal. During winter months, maintenance crews are on call 24 hours a day to respond
to ice and snow emergencies on the City's arterial streets.