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Welcome to the General Services Web Site!

The General Services Department provides centralized support functions for all County departments.

Purchasing, printing, mail processing, delivery services, records management and archives, radio and telephone communications, and central stores are handled by the Central Services Division.

Building maintenance, custodial, construction, remodeling, and elderly services projects are performed by the Buildings and Grounds Division.

The Administrative Division responsibilities include: department management (direction, planning, budget, human resources, payroll); property management activities such as parking lots, real estate leases, architectural services, capital improvement projects, and clerical support.

The Polk County Department of General Services’ Core Mission is to serve the citizens of Polk County through: Internal Services including purchasing of supplies, mail, print shop, archives and bidding; Cleaning, repair and maintenance of county operated buildings and grounds; Management of heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical; Oversight of the vehicle fleet, leased property, county parking and county wide capital improvements; Planning of facility construction or renovation; and Management, repair, maintenance and purchase of all telecommunications equipment.

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