The Marathon County Facilities and Capital Management Department, under Director Michael J. Lotter and Assistant Director Terry Kaiser, services over 1,000,000 square feet of buildings and their respective grounds, providing preventive maintenance, repair, custodial service, remodeling, light construction, grounds maintenance, electric, plumbing, heating, cooling and security systems maintenance. Responsibilities also include supervision and administration of the Capital Improvement Program including new construction and remodeling to the County's facilities. In addition to these services, the Facilities and Capital Management Planners, Troy Torgerson and Craig Christians, provide project management and consultation to other Department Heads, Elected Officials, Program Directors and assist in coordinating major construction/renovation projects with architects and contractors.


 Mission Statement / Departmental Purpose

The department performs maintenance and custodial duties to maintain County facilities, equipment, machinery and furnishings in good repair and in clean orderly, and safe condition for Marathon County employees and patrons. The department will preserve and extend the useful life of existing facilities, maintaining the appearance of buildings and grounds, assist in the efficient usage of space, provide emergency repairs and preventive maintenance of equipment and structures.

The Facilities and Capital Management Department is responsible for the operations, maintenance and custodial duties of the:

  • Marathon County Courthouse @ 500 Forest Street
    • Public Safety Building
    • Jail
    • Annex
  • Social Services @ 400 East Thomas Street
    • Marathon County Employees Credit Union
  • 210 River Drive
  • 212 River Drive
  • 326 River Drive
  • Library @ 300 N. 1st Street
  • 1308 West Street
  • Juvenile Facility @ 7015 Packer Drive
  • Sheriffs Training and Resource Center @ 7255 Stewart Avenue
  • North Central Health Care @ 1100 Lake View Drive

Department  Staff

Present staff consists of 40 people who share in the maintenance and care of the above listed buildings which have a combined value of 137.9 million dollars.