Maintenance & Purchasing Department

Office Information

Wood County Maintenance Department
Wood County Courthouse (Map)
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F
Phone: (715) 421-8404

Wood County Central Purchasing
Wood County Courthouse (Map)
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F
Phone: (715) 421-8411

Mission Statement

In the area of Maintenance the department coordinates the upkeep, repairs and technical support for expansion and enhancements of all county buildings and grounds, excluding Parks and Highway. The Maintenance Department strives to create a safe, clean, and pleasant environment for the public and employees of Wood County in a cost-effective manner. In the area of Purchasing the department’s primary purpose is to centralize purchasing for all county departments. The aim is to provide the best quality and service at the best pricing possible; thereby saving the county money, while still maintaining the quality of services to the individual departments.

Statement of Services

The Maintenance/Purchasing Department directly manages the buildings and grounds of the Courthouse and Jail, Courthouse Annex, Storage Annex, Sheriff’s Lockup, Unified Services, Joint Use, Airport Avenue CBRF, Peach Street CBRF and Adams Street CBRF. In addition the department provides centralized purchasing for all county departments. The responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance and repair of external structures such as roofs, windows, and parking lots.
  • Maintenance and repair of internal systems such as heating, cooling, electrical, plumbing, and security.
  • Provide for general upkeep such as janitorial services, snow removal, waste removal, painting, and grounds care.
  • Payment of utilities.
  • Evaluate the changing needs of departments and provide for remodeling.
  • Prepare for future needs by overseeing building of new facilities.
  • Coordinate quotes for a number of items (ex. special printing needs, etc.) as requested by individual departments.
  • Administer on-line ordering system for office supplies.
  • Maintain general copier room (supplies, repairs, etc.) for all individual departments to utilize.
  • Administer ordering of paper and bathroom supplies.
  • Undertake all vouchers and billing for various items purchased (office supplies, paper supplies, bathroom supplies, printing orders, etc.)

In addition to these responsibilities the Maintenance Coordinator also provides direction and support to the Maintenance Departments of Norwood Health Center and Edgewater Haven Nursing Home.

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