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Accomplishments and Initiatives

800 MHZ Radio System800MHz Radio System

The Department of General Services developed and implemented an interoperable communications system to link first responder agencies in emergencies. The 800 MHz radio system allows seamless communications between local, state, and federal agencies.

Tornado SirensTornado Sirens

General Services installed and maintains a network of early warning tornado sirens. The 70 sirens are positioned in every area of the county and when activated can alert the entire city of a dangerous tornado.

Fleet ManagementFleet Management

The Office of Fleet Management ensures that safe, reliable fleet vehicles and equipment, fuel to power those units, and related maintenance, repair, and support services are readily available and efficiently used for Metro business by all departments and agencies including Fire, Police, and Public Works. OFM maintains ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition for its maintenance operations.

eBID Nashville's Online AuctioneBid Nashville

The eBid Nashville internet auction program of General Services is one of the first of its kind in the nation. As of FY15, over $40 million in revenue has been generated through the online sale of nearly 75,000 surplus and seized property items.