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Flooding at a City of Jacksonville fire station. Photo courtesy of City of Jacksonville

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Florida Fleets Spared from Hurricane Irma Damage

Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage and flooding across the State of Florida. As agencies begin recovery efforts, public fleets are reporting minimal damage to vehicles and facilities.

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Submit an Application to Speak at GFX 2018

Prospective presenters can submit a topic and abstract for a session at next year's Government Fleet Expo & Conference. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 13.

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Ind. City Tightens Take-Home Vehicle Rules

The City of Portage, Ind., has tightened its rules about take-home vehicles, giving the city council more say over who gets to take home municipal vehicles.

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Minn. City Hiring Fleet Manager

The City of Bloomington, Minn., is searching for a fleet manager to lead, manage, and direct the fleet maintenance section of the city's public works department. The deadline for applications is Sept. 17.

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Fla. Utilities Gear Up for Hurricane Irma

With 6.2 million utility customers without power as of Monday morning, utilities across the State of Florida have prepared their fleets to minimize damage and respond in a timely manner.

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Pa. City Faces Fire Equipment Shortage

Five of the eight trucks in the city’s frontline fleet were more than 10 years old and two trucks in the reserve fleet were more than 20 years old.

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Florida Braces for Hurricane Irma’s Impact

Hurricane Irma, already one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever develop in the Atlantic, will likely make landfall on the U.S. mainland by the end of the week. In preparation, state and federal agencies are already declaring an emergency on the ground.

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Audit: 69% of W.Va. Agencies Lack Written Fleet Policies

A West Virginia audit reviewed written fleet management policies related to maintenance, commuting, and fleet-size optimization from 93 agencies.

Picture are Ventura County General Services Agency Director David Sasek (far left), Fleet Services Manager and Oxnard College Advisory Board member Peter Bednar (far right), and program students Anahe Partida, Heather Evjen, Daniel Calderon, Matthew Gallegos and Esteban Rodriguez (L-R front row).

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Calif. County Benefits From Fleet Internship Program

The Ventura County (Calif.) fleet has benefited from its internship program with Oxnard College, optimizing duties at its operation while helping to address the technician shortage.

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Fleet managers from 11 fleets across the country share the ways they have increased efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction through small changes to their operation.

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