With more than 26,000 square feet of storage space, the Warehouse team is responsible for warehousing and distributing all materials held in inventory for the installation of residential water meters and low pressure wastewater grinder and STEP systems.
They are also responsible for the inventory of materials used by the utility's preventive maintenance crews for the general repair and maintenance of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems, water treatment and water storage facilities, wastewater treatment and booster pump stations. The warehouse inventory includes pipe, fittings, hydrants, valves, grinder systems, and consumable supplies. On-hand inventory is approximately $1 million in any given month.
The Procurement team creates and monitors the annual budget for the entire Utility Systems Department, and they are responsible for billing and tracking guaranteed revenue fees. They work hand-in-hand with the Finance Department and the Office of Management and Budget to coordinate purchase order requisitions and manage the utility's procurement card system. They also assist the utility's management with contract administration associated with the utility’s capital improvement program.