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PUBLIC WORKS FACILITY               
170 Bostwick Road
Ithaca, NY  14850
(607) 274-0355
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Facilities Department

The Facilities Department is responsible for the effective and efficient management and operation of county-owned and maintained facilities and grounds.
This includes maintenance of service contracts and administering capital building projects. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Safe and clean work environments for staff and visitors.
  • Performing repairs and renovationsas needed to maintain property integrity
  • Updating and replacing building operation systems as needed
  • Furniture moves (limited)
  • Monitoring energy consumption
  • Setting and controling building temperatures
  • Controlling use of personal apliances in the workplace
  • Maintenance of building access systems including key or fob distribution

The Facilities Department has responsibility for the following facilities:

  • Public Safety Building: 779 Warren Rd, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Emergency Response Center: 92 Brown Rd, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Public Health Department: 55 Brown Rd, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Public Library: 101 E. Green Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Human Services Building: 320 W. State Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Mental Health Building: 201 E. Green Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Public Works Facility: 170 Bostwick Rd, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Main Courthouse: 320 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Old Jail: 125 E. Court Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Old Courthouse: 121 E. Court Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Building C: 128 E. Buffalo Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management: 122 Commercial Ave., Ithaca NY 14850
  • Human Services Annex Building (Office for the Aging): 214-216 E. State Street, Ithaca NY 14850
  • Tompkins County History and Cultural Center: 110 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850

Each facility has building contact person that acts as liaison with the Facilities Department. This person also has access to the internal Work Order system. If issues arise with the facility or grounds, first consult with the contact person to determine if a Work Order should be created.
Contact Persons are as Follows

  • Public Safety Building: Captain Bunce (Corrections), Ashley Rackl (Civil)
  • Emergency Response Center: Christina Dravis
  • Public Health Department: Brenda Crosby
  • Public Library: Mary McCune
  • Human Services Building: Doug Perrine, Tyler Mix
  • Mental Health Building: Anne Drake, Leslie Connors
  • Public Works Facility: Gary Schnock
  • Main Courthouse: Lori Decker (State Courts), Alana Congdon
  • Old Jail: TBA
  • Old Courthouse: Katrina McCloy
  • Building C: Jessica Seely, Tammy VanOrman
  • Tompkins County Recycling and Materials Management: Leo Riley, Geoff Dunn
  • Human Services Annex Building (Office for the Aging): Lisa Holmes
  • Tompkins County History and Cultural Center: TBA

A Facilities Department organizational chart can be accessed via this link.

A Facilities Department call list was created primarily to assist staff with off-hours or weekend facilities issues.

Tompkins County Administrative Policy Manual has established certain guidelines for workplace environment. Amoung these are temperature. During the summer cooling season, target building temperature range is 72-76 degrees. Winter heating season, building target temperature range is 68-72 degrees.
Other office standards can be accessed via this link.