T.R. ANSON, Commissioner
Joseph Nesteriak, Deputy Commissioner
Statutory authority – CGS Chapters 59 and 60, 4b-1 et seq.
Central office - 165 Capitol Avenue,
Hartford, CT 06106
Recurring operating expenses – $45 million
Organizational structure - Office of Commissioner; Client Plans and Programs; Risk Management; Facilities Management; Leasing and Property Disposition.
To be the leader in providing quality facilities and in delivering cost-effective, responsive, timely services to state agencies in the areas of design, construction, facilities management, leasing and property disposition.
To partner with our customers, industry providers, and our employees to make the best use of the state’s resources.
The department also assists agencies and departments with long-term facilities planning and the preparation of cost estimates for such plans.
DPW provides facility-related services to the majority of Connecticut’s state agencies and commissions. Many DPW services, such as security, parking and snow and ice removal, also benefit members of the public who visit the facilities.
It is the policy of DPW to work in close cooperation with its client agencies to ensure that the finished product reflects the needs of the agency and facilitates the delivery of their services for their clients.
The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities approved the Department’s Affirmative Action Plan on April 10, 2003. As of June 30, 2003 the Department had 175 permanent full-time employees: 63.2 percent males, and 36.8 percent females, 19 percent minorities; 58 percent white males, and 23 percent white females.
The agency continued its commitment to increasing the representation of women in the DPW workforce. One black female was promoted into the paraprofessional category. One black female was promoted into the office/clerical category.
For fiscal year 2002-03, the small business utilization goal for construction contracts, facilities management contracts and design professional contracts was $16,044,555. As of the 3rd quarter of fiscal year 2002-03, DPW had reached $8,589,944 which represents 53.5 percent of the goal. The minority business utilization goal was $4,011,139 and as of the 3rd quarter of fiscal year 2002-03, DPW had reached $4,731,865 which represents 118 percent of the goal.
For fiscal year 2002-03, the small business utilization goal for procurement contracts and professional service agreements was $3,516,390. As of the 3rd quarter of fiscal year 2002-03, DPW had reached $68,094 which represents 1.9 percent of the goal. The minority business utilization goal was $879,097, as of the 3rd quarter of fiscal year 2002-03, DPW had reached $47,031 which represents 5.3 percent of the goal.