Buildings & Grounds


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Departmental Personnel

The Buildings and Ground staff consist of:

  • 3 Building Maintenance Mechanics
  • 1 Building Maintenance Helper
  • 1 Senior Cleaner
  • 2 Cleaners

Departmental Description & Function

The Buildings and Grounds Department oversees the maintenance, safety, cleaning and efficient operation of all facilities and equipment at County owned buildings and grounds. The Buildings and Grounds department provides support services for all departments throughout Yates County Government.

The Building Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning the work programs, department budgets, establishing operating standards, managing the HVAC systems and insuring that the buildings, grounds and auxiliary equipment are kept up to approved standards.


Buildings and/or grounds that this department is responsible for:

  • Courthouse
  • County Office Building
  • Public Safety Building
  • Highway Department
  • All parking lots and grounds at the County Complex and Public Safety Building

Clean Energy Communities

 Yates County has earned the designation of a Clean Energy Community through a New York State program. Here you will find related reports and information as part of this designation. To date Yates County has completed the following items. 

  • A ten percent energy reduction at county facilities
  • Installation of an electric vehicle charging station at the Penn Yan Library
  • Implementation of PACE financing for county businesses
  • Energy benchmarking using the EPA’s Portfolio Manager

Annual Energy Benchmarking Reports