Fleet Services Division
1 N. University Drive, Suite 3100A
Plantation, Florida 33324-2019
Dave DellaPenta, fleet manager, is responsible for the operation and the overall direction of the division.
Locksley Rhoden, fleet management superintendent, is responsible for the inventory and management sections of the division.
Ed Bienkowski, supervisor of Fleet center #3, Michael Franquiz, supervisor of Fleet center #8, and Mark Ridings, supervisor at Fleet center #2, are charged with the daily oversight of the repair and maintenance of the majority of County’s fleet of vehicles and heavy equipment.
The Fleet Services Division operates as an internal service fund. The Division charges its customers for fleet-related services such as maintenance repairs, parts, and fueling services. Competition budgeting concepts are employed by the Division to determine its pricing structure. Each of the various cost centers are self-sufficient, having both expenditures and an equal revenue stream.
The heart and soul of the Fleet Services Division is its excellent Preventive Maintenance Program. The aggressive Preventive Maintenance Program has led to many benefits and improvements for the County including a decrease in maintenance cost and reduced vehicles/equipment downtime.
The Fleet Services Division utilizes FA Suites, a software management system developed by AssetWorks. This is a modern software program that is used in the daily operation of the division for establishing work orders, tracking and monitoring same, and generating reports and data for the fleet of vehicles and equipment utilized by the County.