Facilities Operations aims to provide "best in class" support- ensuring clean, comfortable, safe, and effective facilities are provided to meet the needs of the City of Coral Gables Residents and Guests and the professional staff and support systems that serve them. Facilities Operations is comprised of administrative and trades personnel covering a wide variety of areas in support of the mission of the City of Coral Gables. The responsibility of this unit is to provide a physical environment that will enable our City to accomplish its broader goals and strategic plans. This environment consists of all City owned buildings, plazas, entrance ways, fountains and streetlights. This section initiates repair orders from the internal and external community and oversees all routine buildings and structures maintenance functions. This division is also involved in the implementation of sustainability initiatives pertaining to energy and water conservation. Facilities Operations is in charge of all maintenance and compliance for city owned life safety, mechanical, electrical, elevator and HVAC systems citywide. The Facilities team assists in City sponsored special events and cultural arts installations.