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Fuel temporarily available
Friday, June 17, 2022

Facilities Management (FM) has a limited supply of on-campus fuel. Departments that use University road-worthy vehicles may temporarily refuel on campus.

A timeframe on how long the current supply will be available is unknown

When fuel is...


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Lot 25 temporarily closes June 20
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Parking Lot 25 will close from Monday, June 20 through Sunday, July 31, for paving maintenance. Construction equipment and personnel will be in the area until the project is completed. Pedestrians...


Pedestrian crosswalk
Crosswalks and bike lanes striping project extended
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Due to current weather conditions, James Seals & Stripes, Inc. will complete striping campus pedestrian crosswalks and bike lanes on Thursday, June 16

The remaining areas impacted as the truck completes striping will include:

Cameron Blvd. from...

35 Max-EVs Purchased for More Sustainable Fleet
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

T.J. Woods, transportation, warehouse and logistics manager, and Solomon T. Franklin, assistant director of business operations, issued a purchase order last week for 35 Max-EVs (electric vehicles). The purchase of these small electric carts is part of the first phase to...


Bernstein Discovers Billing Error, Saves University About $380,000 Annually
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

Jason Bernstein, energy manager in Engineering Services, noticed a higher-than-usual number of accounts on the University’s monthly water bills from Charlotte Water and decided to investigate the cause. Bernstein conferred with Greg Cole, water resource engineer, and sought help...


BES&R May All-Hands Meeting Recap
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The people who design, build, clean and maintain buildings at UNC Charlotte have a major impact on the health of students, faculty, staff and visitors. A prominent study on how indoor spaces drive performance and productivity notes that by the time one reaches 80 years old, they will...


Gardening Tips
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

As the weather gets warmer, many choose to spend their time outside — often gardening and doing yard work. If this is you, don’t forget your sunscreen and consider these tips for lawn care, planting and landscaping provided by staff from the Grounds unit and Office of...


Road closures underway, expect delays
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Craver and Phillips Roads are temporarily shut down for asphalt repairs. This initiative is being coordinated by the Facilities Management Department. Repairs are anticipated to be completed tomorrow, Wednesday, May 18...


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Steele appointed associate vice chancellor
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Effective March 1, Richard Steele assumed the associate vice chancellor for facilities management position, after serving this role in an interim capacity since August 2021. Steele also served as the associate vice chancellor of business services from July 2019 through...


FM Seeks To Invest In More Sustainable Fleet
Wednesday, January 26, 2022

 

Facilities Management employees work all across campus and are dependent upon fleet vehicles to commute to jobs and transport tools and materials. Because of this need, FM currently has 280 fleet vehicles within its operational units. The vehicles serve a great purpose, but they...