Accounting and Administrative Services
The Accounting and Administrative Services Division supports
and serves all divisions of Public Works by maintaining centralized
cost accounting functions, oversight and direct support of
departmental personnel and payroll activities, preparation
and submission of internal and legally mandated reports,
and interpretation and distribution of emerging legislative
and policy information.
Engineering and Traffic Services Division
and Traffic Services Division is responsible for all planning
and engineering as it pertains to the maintenance and/or
construction of county roads and facilities. This work includes
planning (i.e. traffic studies, right-of-way information
and support, road logs, pavement management system), permitting,
and Geographical Information System (GIS) services. This
division provides information and technical support to other
Public Works Divisions, County Departments, and the public
concerning roads, bridges, drainage, surveys, monuments,
subdivisions, and rights-of-way.
Motor Vehicle and Equipment Division
Motor Vehicle and Equipment Division has responsibility for
purchasing and maintaining county vehicles and equipment.
This includes Sherriff’s Department vehicles, County
Road vehicles and equipment, and all pool vehicles.
The Motor Vehicle and Equipment Division also has responsibility
for the Public Works Department’s communication system.
This includes the acquisition, installation, and maintenance
of all radio equipment in County Road vehicles.
The Motor Vehicle and Equipment Division is a working capital
budget that has the ability to rent to other divisions and
sources. The equipment rental rates are established once
a year. These rates cover the cost of overhead, equipment
replacement, maintenance, and fuel for each piece of equipment.
Road Maintenance and Operation Division
Road Maintenance and Operation Division’s responsibility
is to operate the County’s road and bridge system which
includes 984 miles of roadway (421 gravel, 563 paved), 108
structures (88 bridges, 20 box culverts) through maintenance
and preservation activities.
Solid Waste Division
The Solid Waste Division reviews existing
conditions regarding waste reduction, reuse, recycling and
disposal activities throughout Franklin County. Our goal
is to educate and describe alternatives for maintaining or
improving successful recycling programs and implementing
new programs, as well as making recommendations on the most
reasonable alternatives. Visit the solid
waste site for more