Buildings and Grounds

Key Services & Resources

Mission Statement

Our purpose is to preserve the condition of the built environment, identify and carry out cost savings opportunities, foster a clean, safe, secure environment for the staff and the general public. We do this through communication, planning and maintaining facilities in a professional service oriented manner. We strive to align maintenance support functions with the mission and goals of Pottawattamie County.
The Buildings and Grounds department is responsible for the preservation of roughly 300,000 square feet of built environment.

Buildings in Pottawattamie County range in age from 70 years old to newly-constructed. We are tasked with a wide variety of work in varying working conditions. Among the services we provide are:

  • Maintenance of mechanical HVAC systems and the software that controls them
  • Plumbing repairs, all types
  • Electrical repairs and installation
  • Custodial services
  • Groundskeeping
  • Inventories and inspections

Buildings & Grounds Staff

The Buildings and Grounds offices and maintenance shop are located on the 5th Avenue side of the Courthouse, at Ground Level.


Jason Slack
Buildings and Grounds Director
Phone (712) 328-4791
Fax: (712) 328-4851
Hours 8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday through Friday
Location Pottawattamie County Courthouse
Ground Floor
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501