The Asset Management Program commits to delivering superior service and meeting customer expectations through efficient and effective business processes and asset stewardship.
The City of Sugar Land’s Asset Management Program has one full time employee that collaborates with the organization to manage over $3.3 billion in physical public assets (e.g., drainage, sewers, surface/waste water treatment plants, streets, bridges, fleet vehicles and equipment, etc.) throughout their respective lifecycles. The lifecycle begins with planning and design to disposal, then utilizing a risk-based framework for completion. The budget for this program is budgeted out of the Assistant City Manager’s Office. Operational hours are Monday through Friday, 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.
The Asset Management Program’s main responsibilities include:
- coordinating activities throughout the City to realize value from its assets in the achievement of the City’s objectives; and
- maintaining a comprehensive strategic approach to resource application, infrastructure maintenance, performance measurement, and other processes aimed at delivering superior services to residents through the proper planning and maintenance of assets.
Current projects include but are not limited to the following:
- risk assessments for groundwater treatment plants, wastewater collection system, elevated storage tanks, facilities and pavement; and
- completion of risk assessments to be integrated in the Integrated Asset Management System (IAMS).
The citywide Asset Management Program will promote delivery of services at an optimum level balancing customer expectations with cost and business risk. This is accomplished by:
- maximizing useful life factor in risk based prioritization, likelihood of failure, and consequence of failure,
- right sizing investments to maintain levels of service through tracking spending across all assets, spending impacts to risk, and spending impacts on level of service; and
- providing reliable service to customers through clearly defined level of service and applied outcome/output-based approaches.